2010-10-28 / News


Drawing classes begin Nov. 2

Learn how to draw with colored pencils in a four-week course taught by artist Kendra Ferreira.

Beginning Nov. 2, classes will be held every other Tuesday, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Beach Studios, 146 Aquidneck Ave., in Middletown. Classes will focus on the many ways to create vibrant-colored pencil drawings by mixing and layering colors on different surfaces. Students will learn the elements of drawing and composition, value and color.

For more information call Kendra at 682-1915 or email at kjfde sign@cox.net.

Eat chocolate for a good cause

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will host a chocolate brunch on Sunday, Nov. 7, from noon to 3 p.m. at the rotunda at Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd. in Newport.

The event will feature food by Russell Morin Fine Catering and music by Mary Spotts. Monies raised will help the agency care for those who are uninsured or underinsured. Cost is $75 per person; seating is limited.

Reservations should be made by Nov. 1. Call 849-2101.

Donate coat and get a free back crack

Help kids stay warm this winter by donating a new or gently used clean coat in good condition, and you could receive a chiropractic adjustment for your help.

Aquidneck Chiropractic will host a “Coats for Kids” drive Nov. 1-6. New patients will receive first-day services in exchange for their donation. Existing patients can receive a free adjustment on Nov. 2 in exchange for a coat.

The Florence Grey Center and Lucy’s Hearth will distribute coats to kids in need or crisis.

Call Aquidneck Chiropractic at 849-7011 to make an appointment.

Sinatra’s songbook to benefit Kenyan orphans

The music of Frank Sinatra comes to Trinity Church on two weekends in November. All performances will be at Trinity’s Honeyman Hall, located in Queen Anne Square in Newport. The songbook salute runs on Nov. 5, 6, 11, 12 and 13 at 7:30 p.m.; and Nov. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m.

The musical review will be a stroll down memory lane, with Frank Sinatra hits that include “It Was a Very Good Year,” “All or Nothing At All, “ “Without a Song,” “ New York, New York, “ “My Kind of Town,” “My Way,” and a salute to the late local composer, Joe Raposo, with “You will be my Music. “

Paul Allard directs the show, with musical direction by Al Deston III. Starring are a very talented group of people that include Paul Allard, Lynn Ceglie, Paul Koumrian, Pro Lyon, Chris Myers, Diane Myers, Erin Myers, Jonathan Myers, Stephen Parfet, Carol Elliott Parfet, Nancy Roy, Bob Smith, and Cathy Taitz.

Proceeds will be used to support Grace Children’s Orphanage in Northern Kenya, one of the poorest regions on the African continent.

Tickets are $20 and can be reserved by calling 324-9492, or by e-mailing to Trinity.newport.arts@gmail.com.

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