September 14, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Car Show

The Middletown Rotary Club will hold its annual Fall Car/Truck/ Motorcycle Festival at Fort Adams State Park, on Sunday, Sept. 24, with a rain date for Sunday, Oct. 1. More...

Medicare Open Enrollment

The Edward King House Senior Center is now taking appointments for the upcoming Medicare Open Enrollment session, scheduled for Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. More...

What Happens When We Die?

This is the monthly meeting of the RI Chapter of the International Association for Near Death Studies (iands.org). More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Sept. 4 through Monday, Sept. 11 the Newport Police Department responded to 888 calls. Of those, 136 were motor vehicle related; there were 120 motor vehicle violations issued and 36 accident reports. More...

American Girl Tea

"A Fairy Garden" is the theme for this year's American Girl Doll Tea on Oct. 14 at St. Joseph's Church. More...

“Touch-A-Truck”

A family-friendly outdoor “Touch-A-Truck” event to benefit Child & Family and its Sandpipers Early Learning Center, will be held Saturday, Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

“Town and Gown” Forum

The Alliance for a Livable Newport is holding a forum on the interconnectivity between Newport and Salve Regina University on Monday, Sept. 18, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the new O’Hare Academic Center. Parking for the forum is across Ochre Pt. More...

Street Fair Call for Artisans and Volunteers

Artisans welcome to join in the successful second Broadway Street Fair, Saturday, Oct. 7. Festivities will will stretch from Equality Park down to, and including Washington Square from noon to 6 p.m. More...

Third Thursday Spotlight

The Newport Opera House invites the public for a lively discussion on the education opportunities ahead at the Newport Opera House Theater on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. More...

Jamestown Chorus

The Jamestown Community Chorus rehearsal season is beginning. Interested singers may still join the group by attending on Monday, Sept.18, at 6:45 p.m. The group rehearses Monday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Amateur Photo Competition

The Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of R.I. is photo competition opening reception will be held on Sept. 17 at Sachuest Point Visitors Center.   More...

Beavertail Annual Meeting

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association will conduct its annual meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library at 7 p.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

The picture of this bronze and glass hall light was emailed and the sender requested a valuation. The body of the fixture is about 20 inches tall. More...

Food Certification

The R.I. Hospitality Association will hold a ServSafe Food Safety Manager Re-Certification training class and a ServSafe Food Safety Manager Full Certification training class on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. More...

Success Strategies

Do you want to increase your effectiveness under pressure? Enhance your creativity? Or maximize human capital? Newport Interactive Marketers invites you to learn the six components of Emotional Intelligence (EI), on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6-9 p.m. More...

MLK Family Dance Party

The MLK Family Dance Party will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Jesus Andujar, Dominican master drummer, and his band Grupo Sazon will perform. The event is free and open to the public of all ages. More...