May 25, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

It’s not the first time that someone has brought in a paperweight like the one pictured asking of its age and value. More...

Secret Garden Call for Volunteers

The 2017 “Historic Point” Tour will take place on Friday, June 16, Saturday, June 17, and Sunday, June 18, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. each day. Volunteers are needed to act as ticket-takers, hosts and guides, and provide general information. More...

Celebrate King Park Day

A hands-on rain garden demonstration and other family-friendly activities will be part of King Park Day on Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Be Part of a Winning Team - Host a Gull

The Newport Gulls, who open the season on Wednesday, June 7, are searching for host families for team players who come from across the country. More...

NUWC Retirees

The NUWC retirees group will meet on Wednesday, June 7 for a noon luncheon at McGovern’s Restaurant, 310 Shove St., Fall River. Admission is $17. Reservations are not required. For more information, call Bev Ferris at 401-846-4292.   More...

New Reading Garden

In honor of the Newport Garden Club’s centennial anniversary, a reading garden has been designed at the Newport Public Library in Aquidneck Park. The plan includes a landscaped island, ADA-compliant walkways and benches. More...

Point Plant Sale

The Point Association’s annual plant sale will take place on Saturday, May 27, at 8 a.m. at St. John’s Church. Annuals, perennials, herbs and garden items will be for sale. More...

Lyme Support Group

The next meeting of the Lyme Support Group is Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m. at the United Congregational Church, 524 Valley Road, Middletown. For more information, contact Jane at lymenewport@gmail.com.   More...

First Sundays S.T.E.A.M. Workshops

The Naval War College Museum is gearing up for summer with the introduction of First Sundays S.T.E.A.M. Workshops, hosted at the Seamen’s Church Institute. The free workshops will be held on June 4, July 2 and Aug. More...

Learn How to Upcycle

Get ready for the plastic bag ban coming this fall by turning unwanted t-shirts into reusable bags on Saturday, June 3, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Stitchery, a new needle arts studio located at 14 Potomac Road, Unit 7, Portsmouth. More...

Summer Basketball

Registration is open for the Newport Recreation Department’s summer basketball leagues. All games will be played on Monday nights from June 19 to July 31 at the Murphy Field Courts located on Carroll Avenue and Ruggles Avenue. More...