August 30, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Kids' art class begins Sept. 15

The Jamestown recreation department is offering an art class for children in grades 3 to 6 that will take place on Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the community center. More...

Garden design lessons offered

Landscape designer Ed Lindemann will conduct a three-part workshop at Blithewold Manor to develop or improve the basic design of homeowners' gardens. Session one is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Festival planned at museum

The Artists' Guild at the Newport Art Museum will hold an Art on the Lawn Festival on Sept. 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum. More...

Benefit art gallery opening set

The Conanicut Island Land Trust and the Randall Art Gallery in Jamestown will be co-hosting an evening gallery opening on Sept. 7 to benefit the "Save the Farms Challenge. More...

Fall series yoga classes offered

Kim Chandler, director of Innerlight Center for Yoga, will offer a fall series of yoga classes through the Jamestown Recreation Department. Classes begin the week of Sept. 10. More...

NKHS sports

Thursday, Aug. 30 Girl's Volleyball, Injury Fund Tournament, NKHS, 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 Girls' Field Hockey, at Lincoln, 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4 Girls' Volleyball, South Kingstown, 6:30 p.m. More...

Sox greats to tee off for Saratoga

More than 15 former Red Sox players and other celebrities are expected to be on hand to support the USS Saratoga Museum Foundation's campaign to honor the achievements of Ted Williams and other individuals best known for their successes in other wa More...

Painting class at Watson farm set for Sept. 16

The Watson Farm will offer a Watercolor Workshop on Sept. 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A rain date is set for Sept. 16. Artists have enjoyed the scenic landscapes of the historic Watson Farm for over 100 years. More...

Dance classes begin Sept. 10

Mary Beth Murphy's dance classes for children begin Sept. 10 at Wellspring, 32 Pemberton Ave. Creative Dance for 4 year olds will be on Tuesdays from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Pre-Ballet, for ages 5 and 6, meets on Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

Sing with the Navy Choristers

The Newport Navy Choristers are seeking new members in all voice ranges to sing with them for the 2007-2008 musical season. More...

Visiting Nurses at the library

The Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties hold free blood pressure clinics the first Thursday of the month from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Jamestown library, 26 North Main Rd., Jamestown. The next clinic will be on Sept. More...

Computer help offered

The Jamestown library offers a weekly program of computer assistance to members of the Jamestown community. On Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m. More...

Enjoy an art class this fall

The North Kingstown Arts Council announces the class lineup for the fall Take an Arts Break Program. Entering its fourth season, the Take an Arts Break program offers classes in the arts, designed and taught by local artists. More...

East passage picnic scheduled

The East Passage Lot Owners Association will hold its annual Family Picnic on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. The raindate is Sunday. The event will be at Rainbow Pond and all are welcome to attend. More...

New yoga classes forming

Two new yoga classes will begin Thursday, Sept. 6, at Central Baptist Church. Chair Yoga will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. at $8 per class for the series or $10 for one-time drop in. From 6:15 to 7:15 p.m., Hatha Yoga basics will be taught. More...

Potter league plans pet event

Potter League for Animals will be hosting a Pet Showcase on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of BankNewport, 528 West Main Road in Middletown. The Pet Showcase is free and will be fun for the whole family. More...

Nominate saying for town plaque

Island citizens are invited to participate in a competition to provide an appropriate quote to adorn the lobby wall of the new Town Hall. More...

Theatre auditions set for Sept. 5

The auditions for the Jamestown Community Theatre's production of "Into the Woods," will be on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 6:30 p.m. at the community center. More...

Chorus to begin rehearsal season

Weekly rehearsals for the Jamestown Community Chorus' holiday concert will begin Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m., at the Central Baptist Church. There are no auditions and all who enjoy singing are welcome. More...

Apply to be an intern for Senator Reed

U.S. Senator Jack Reed (DRI) announced that his office is accepting internship applications for the 2007 fall semester. College and graduate students are welcome to apply for paid internships in the Rhode Island or Washington, DC offices. More...

Patriot's artifact exhibit on display in Newport museum

The Newport Historical Society announces its new exhibit, "An Indomitable Spirit: The Life and Legacy of William Ellery, Newport's Signer of the Declaration of Independence." The exhibit opened Aug. More...

Boat show coming Sept. 13

The Newport International Boat Show is a showcase of the latest boats - both power and sail - presented in the luxurious setting of Newport. More...

Around-the-Island race Sunday

The Conanicut Yacht Club will host their annual Around-the- Island Race on Sunday, Sept. 2, starting with the small boats at 9:55 a.m. There will be an informal barbeque and awards ceremony following the race at 5 p.m. More...