March 27, 2014 RSS feed / News Briefs

Larry Brown Orchestra

Eighteen musicians from the Larry Brown Orchestra will perform Friday, March 28 from 6 -8 p.m. at the Vasco da Gamma Hall, Fenner Ave. The $25 ticket donation will benefit the Newport Housing Hotline which assists Aquidneck Island homeless. More...

Bowling to Beat Cancer

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life of Aquidneck Island team Second Wind is sponsoring a Bowling to Beat Cancer fundraising event on Saturday, April 5, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Dudek Bowling Alley, 409 Child St., Warren. More...

Charter Review Forum

The Charter Review Commission will hold a public forum on Wednesday, April 2 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at the Newport Police Station. Citizens are invited to address the commission on any matter pertaining to the Charter Review. More...

‘Oh Yes I Can!’

A panel of five women with nontraditional careers: a space security analyst, a ballerina, a P-3 pilot, a mother of 11, and a newspaper publisher share the paths they have chosen and what they wish they had known when starting out. More...

Archaeology Lecture

Join archaeologist and anthropologist Alan Leveillee at the Middletown Public Library on Monday, March 31 to learn how to distinguish one rusty old nail or pottery piece from the next. This presentation begins at 6:30 p.m. More...

Record Year of Giving

The Rhode Island Foundation has announced that it awarded more than $31 million in grants last year including more than $200,000 to local nonprofit groups.  Newport Partnership for Families received $24,383 to implement its Newport Partnership f More...

Call for Entries

The Conanicut Island Art Association invites submissions to “Works on Paper,” an open all-media juried exhibit at Jamestown’s Town Hall Gallery April 17 - July 10. For more information, call Gail at 401-423-1543.   More...

Farm Conservation

The Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) has announced the conservation of 10.5 acres of prime, actively-farmed land in Portsmouth. More...