November 8, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Savastano in ballet theatre

Rhode Island's ballet theatre has added several new members to its ranks. Admission to the company for pre-professional ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 18 is through juried audition only. More...

Citizens Bank offers free Audubon admission

Admission to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island's Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be free the first Saturday of every month courtesy of a grant from the Citizens Bank Foundation. More...

Mansion showcases Favorite Things for holidays exhibit

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum in Bristol will come alive for the holidays with an exhibit brimming with favorite things for everyone. "Christmas at Blithewold 2007…a few of my favorite things," opens Nov. More...

Warners to be honored for lighthouse volunteer service

Two Jamestown residents will be honored at the South County Hospital's 7th annual Thanksgiving Tuesday Community Service Awards, which will be held Nov. 20 at the Towers in Narragansett. More...

Soccer club holds travel tryouts

South County Youth Soccer Association will hold club travel team tryouts on Saturday, Nov. 17. U15 boys will tryout at 10 a.m. and U16 through U19 boys' tryouts will start at 11 a.m. More...

Dinner to fund capitol trip

Jamestown's grade 8 students will be traveling to Washington D.C. next June for a four-day field trip. A dinner will be held on Saturday, Nov.17, to help raise money to pay for this trip. More...

Opera and chamber music featured in URI concerts

The University of Rhode Island Music Department will serenade listeners with two concerts on Sunday, Nov. 18. More...

Seniors eligible for free vaccines

Parents and guardians of seniors attending North Kingstown High School should be aware of a new program called, "Vaccinate Before You Graduate," which provides free vaccines to graduating students. More...

Lady Shriners hold fall event

The RI Shrine Ladies Activities Group will host a Pumpkin Patch Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Shrine Center in Cranston. More...

Wreaths help homeless women

Lucy's Hearth, Newport County's shelter for homeless women and children, is making plans for their Seventh Annual Designer Christmas Wreath Sale Fund-raiser. More...

Head for Antarctica, The frozen desert

Take a photo trip to Antarctica with the Friends of Saunderstown Village at their presentation of "Antarctica, The Frozen Desert," on Monday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m., at St. More...

Writing an historical novel

Jan Shapin, author of "A Snug Life Somewhere," will give a talk Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. More...

Veterans group to meet Saturday

The Retired Enlisted Association, Narragansett Bay Chapter 79, will hold their next meeting on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 10 a.m. at the VFW Post 4487, 52 Underwood Lane, in Middletown. Nominations for officers for the year 2008 will be accepted. More...

New basketball league forming

The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department is looking for interested basketball players and coaches for an Under 12 boys' and an Under 12 girls' developmental travel basketball league. More...

AARP offers driver safety program

AARP is offering two different options to participate in their Driver Safety Program. A classroom version of the course will be offered in Narragansett on Nov. 14 and 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Special education open house scheduled for Nov. 13

An Open House Night for parents of special education students in the Melrose and Lawn Schools will be hosted by the Jamestown Special Education Local Advisory Committee (SELAC) on Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Melrose school library. More...

Teen logo design contest announced

The Jamestown Teen Center has announced a logo design competition for the official teen center name and logo. Submissions are due no later than 3 p.m. on Nov. 30 at the Jamestown Recreation Office, 41 Conanicus Ave. More...

Holiday art and craft fair scheduled

Artisans by the Bay will hold their 4th annual Christmas in Portsmouth Arts and Fine Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will be at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Rd., in the church hall. More...