2017-04-06 / News Briefs

Marine Trades Exploration Week

Newport Public Schools has partnered with the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association (RIMTA) and the Herreshoff Marine Museum for an interactive Marine Trades Exploration Week on April 17-21, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Students will learn various aspects of the marine trades industry through such hands-on activities as carpentry, composites, sail-making and boatbuilding. Admission is free. Daily transportation from Newport to the museum in Bristol and for field trips is provided. The program is open to Newport County students in grades 9-12. To apply, email kerryclarke@npsri.net.

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