February 23, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

La Francophonie

March is the international month of La Francophonie, a celebration of the French language and the culture of Francophone communities around the world. More...

Ton of Love Food Drive

The Newport County Chamber of Commerce is holding a food drive during the month of February to benefit the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center. More...

Photography Basics

Members of the Island Photography Group will present Photography Basics, a two-part workshop, on Wednesday, March 1, and Wednesday, March 8, at the Newport Public Library.  More...

Learn About Being a Foster Care Family

Now, more than ever, there is a need for foster families for children and teens in Rhode Island. Child & Family hosts foster care information sessions on the first Tuesday of every month at 5 p.m. The next meeting is Tuesday, March 7. More...

Genealogy 101

A three-session genealogy course, “Genealogy 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Get You Started” will be presented by Anne Wagner at the Portsmouth Free Public Library free of charge. The first session will be Sunday, March 5, at 2 p.m. More...

Join in on Discussion on Street Safety

The City of Newport’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission currently has six openings. The next meeting of the BPAC is on Thursday, March 2, at 5 p.m .at Bike Newport, 62 Broadway, directly opposite City Hall.  More...

Childcare/Teacher Assistant Training

East Bay Skills Alliance, a program of East Bay Community Action Program, will hold its first childcare/ teacher assistant/ para-professional job skills training program beginning Monday, March 13. More...