September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Around Town

Winged Beauties Bring Luck

There's something magical about a butterfly fluttering by as you stroll through a garden. When the butterfly settles on a flower, it's as though life stands still for a moment and the chaos of daily life slips into the shadows. More...

Opportunities Fair

The East Bay Met School will host an Opportunity on Sept. 16, 1-2 p.m. an opportunity to meet students interested in working/interning/ learning with mentors in ways that benefit their learning and your work. More...

Third Newport Mystery Released

“Keep My Secret,” the third in the Newport Mystery Series written by Anne-Marie Sutton, will hold a book signing at Island Books on Spring Street on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 1-3 p.m. More...

Maher Center Job Fair

The James L. Maher Center will hold a job fair at its Aquidneck Avenue location, 906 Aquidneck Ave. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 3-7 p.m.  More...

Tax Counselor Training

The Rhode Island AARP Tax-Aide program is scheduling training for new volunteers. Training will be conducted at the Middletown Library on Thursdays from Sept. 12 to Nov. 7, from 1 – 5 p.m. More...

DeBlois’ First Show in New Space

The exhibit “21st Century Expressionism” will be DeBlois’ first show in their new home at 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, and features works by: Michael Carr (oils), Ed McAloon (sculpture) and Edward Williams (Zen watercolors).  More...

The Butler Does It

With its leisurely pacing and mix of drama and history, “The Butler,” directed by Lee Daniels, is not an easy movie to categorize. More...

Perry to be Honored in Eisenhower Park

This year marks the 200 the anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie, the seminal event in the War of 1812. More...

Boys & Girls Club Beach Day

Members of the Newport Boys & Girls Club had a beach day on Aug. 29. More...

AARP Meeting

The Newport Chapter of AARP will have its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 16 at Fenner Hall, Fenner Ave., Newport at 1:30p.m. James Garman will be the featured speaker, talking about Portsmouth’s 375th anniversary celebration. More...

Hospice Volunteer Training

A six-week Hospice Volunteer Training program will be offered by Visiting Nurse Services of Newport & Bristol Counties beginning on Thursday, Sept. 19 and will run for six consecutive Thursdays ending on Oct. 24. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

(Free appraisals by appointment.  Call 401-841-5060)   More...

Opening Reception

September’s exhibition “Those Who Teach, Do! ”at the Spring Bull Gallery features the work of five artists with diverse expertise: Paula Dewell, Peter Geisser, Mika Seeger, Mary Geisser, and the late Stephanie Parker. More...

Prince Grant Workshop

Newport Hospital, through its Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund, will host a grant development workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the hospital. More...

Live Music

Thursday, September 5  Newport Blues Café –Melanie Lynx Project, 10 p.m.  One Eighty–The Gentlemen Explorers featuring Joe “Baby” Lemerise of The Meds , 9:30 p.m.  One Pelham East – Them Apples, 10 p.m. More...