June 8, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

For What It’s Worth

A Casino Theater program from 1944 passed across my desk recently advertising “Guest in the House” Week of July 17 – 22. Sara Stamm was the manager with local actors in this production. More...

Ecological Garden Talk

The Quononoquott Garden Club invites the public to attend “Ecological Gardening with Rhode Island Native Plants” on Monday, June 12, at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Camp Ramleh Yard Sale

The 14th annual Camp Ramleh yard sale will take place at St. George’s School’s Cabot/Harman Ice Center on June 10-11, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Candidate Forum

The Newport Democratic City Committee is hosting an evening of discussion with the four democratic candidates for 13th District Senate seat: David Allard, John Florez, Dawn Euer and David Hanos. More...

Pinta and Nina to Visit

Replicas of Columbus’ ships, the “Pinta” and the “Nina,” will arrive in Newport and be open dockside at Fort Adams Point State Park on Friday, June 16. The general public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. More...

Adventures at Sea

Author and yachtsman Peter Bourke will share stories and photos from his around the world adventure of 28,000 miles on his Outbound 44-foot sloop on Wednesday, June 14, at the Seamen’s Church Institute. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. More...

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Spruce Countdown

The deadline to save Spruce Acres Farm is just a few weeks away. To date, the Aquidneck Land Trust has raised more than $1.8 million of the $2.1 million needed to purchase the property, which still leaves a big gap to close. More...

Garden Club Visit to Bird Sanctuary

The Garden Club of Middletown will meet at the Norman Bird Sanctuary for lunch and a tour on Tuesday, June 13, at 12:30 p.m. More...

‘Making Historic Connections’

The Newport County Chambers Connections is hosting a networking event “Making Historic Connections” on Thursday, June 15, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Eisenhower House. More...

Bike Ride for Everyone!

Elliot’s Ride for Safety and Wellness, on Sunday, June 11, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Brenton Point State Park is a free bicycle event for every age, every skill, everybody. Participants can also choose to walk the two-mile loop. More...

Beach Volleyball

The Tuesday evening beach volleyball league at Easton’s Beach is looking for new players 21-and-over. All abilities are welcome. The league begins on June 20 and runs for eight weeks, from 6-8:15 p.m. More...

‘Where in Newport’ Launch

The new phone app for “Where in Newport” will be introduced at a launch party on Wednesday, June 14, at 6 p.m. at the Newport Marriott’s Skiff Bar. More...