October 11, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

AARP meets in Newport

The next meeting of the Newport County Chapter of AARP will be held on Monday, Oct. 15, at 1:30 p.m. at the Fenner Avenue Hall in Newport. The guest speaker will be Sheila Mullowney, executive editor of the Newport Daily News. More...

Food and wine event in Bristol

Linden Place Mansion in Bristol will host "A Taste of Bristol and Beyond," a feast for the food and wine lover's senses, on Sunday Oct. 21, from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Learn about volunteer opportunities at fair

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are sponsoring a Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the library. Over 30 local groups have been invited to present their organization to the members of the Jamestown community. More...

Parent group to meet

The North Kingstown High School PTSO will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in the high school's Media Center. More...

EMT classes now forming

A training class for Emergency Medical Technicians will be held in Jamestown beginning Nov. 5. JEMS training officer Chris Reilly announced that Deputy Chief Robert W. Church of the Portsmouth Fire Department will teach the course. More...

Volunteer to be a friendly visitor

Child & Family Services of Newport has an immediate need for Friendly Visitors who visit the homebound elderly on a regular basis. More...

Dramatic reading program on 'American dream' at library

On Sunday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., the Friends of the Jamestown Library are pleased to present "Living Literature," a group of dramatic readers who will perform a program, including staged readings of written work by various authors. More...

Flu clinic planned

The Friends of the Jamestown Library are sponsoring a Flu Shot Clinic from Blue Cross at the Jamestown library on Monday, Oct. 29, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Getting the flu can make people feel rotten. More...

Yacht school to hold open house

The open house at the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS) on Saturday, Oct. More...

Youth soccer tryouts scheduled

Jamestown Soccer Association is pleased to announce its fall tryout session to kick off the 2008 Spring Competitive Youth Soccer Program. This session will be held Saturday, Oct. 27, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue soccer fields. More...

Pops coming to Ryan Center

The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra will return to the Ryan Center at URI on Friday, Dec. 7, for a special holiday concert at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, Oct. 12, at 10 a.m. More...

Book signing scheduled

Island resident Jeanne Archambault will be participating in the Barnes & Noble Local Author Night at the Warwick store on Friday, Oct. 19. The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

'Women's night' in Wickford

The North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce and the Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County are sponsoring "Women's Night in Wickford" tonight, Thursday, Oct. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. More...

Class on growing spring bulbs set

Join Julie Morris, director of horticulture at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, for an interactive session that demonstrates how to force bulbs and create striking container arrangements. More...

Barber sculpture now on display

The Sun Up Gallery in Westerly will feature the work of island sculptor and photographer Jillian Barber for its 30th anniversary exhibit. More...