May 4, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

A friend brought in a crystal and silver decanter that had been living in a safety deposit box for the last 32 years. The owner claimed a provenance to a Colonial, family patriot of note. More...

Middletown Beach Passes

The Town of Middletown will be selling beach passes on May 13, May 14, and May 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the main parking lot. Season passes will be available from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, 8 a.m. More...

Bingo Night

A Bingo fundraising night will be held Friday, May 12 at Fenner Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m. There will be food for sale. Admission is $10 per person, players must be over 18 years old. More...

Basket of Blooms Time

Newport in Bloom is holding a plant sale on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Elks Club. Locally grown herbs, perennials, annuals, and colorful hanging baskets will be available for purchase. More...

Mount Hope Workshops

Two public events are planned in May as part of the Mount Hope Park Master Plan project. On Saturday, May 6, the site will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Thursday, May 11, there will be a public workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Garden Club Welcomes New Members

The Garden Club of Middletown will hold its annual membership luncheon Tuesday, May 9, at 12:30 p.m. at Tickets Bar and Grill, 15 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown. Those interested in becoming a new member are welcome to attend. More...

‘Embracing the Cure’ Craft Fair

“Embracing the Cure” is having its sixth annual vendor craft fair fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on Saturday May 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St Lucy’s Parish Hall, 909 W. Main Rd, Middletown. More...

Get Ready to Roll

May is National Bike Month and lots of free events are planned in Newport. .The season opening of the Bike Library is Saturday, May 6, at 9:30 a.m. at the Bike Garage North, 1 York St. More...

Starting from Scratch

Discover how easy, fun, mind-expanding, and confidence-building coding can be, with a strong emphasis on the fun. Be a part of the 500 plus international Scratch Day events. Rhode Island Scratch Day takes place on Saturday, May 6, from 9:30 a.m. More...