September 7, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Food Certification Classes

The R.I. Hospitality Association will hold a ServSafe Food Safety Manager Re-Certification Training class and a ServSafe Food Safety Manager Full Certification Training class on Tuesday, Sept. 12 and Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. More...

Drivers Needed

The American Cancer Society’s Road To Recovery program is in need of volunteers to donate their time and passenger seat to help get cancer patients in need of transportation to their lifesaving appointments and treatment. More...

For What It’s Worth

To be considered an antique years ago, the object had to be at least 100 years old. Times have changed. The Brimfield outdoor antiques extravaganza showcases items that are post-1950. More...

Joint Replacement Talk

Newport Hospital is offering a free lecture, “Don’t Let Joint Pain Slow You Down: Advanced Joint Replacement at Newport Hospital” on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Gudoian Conference Room. More...

Halfway There

The Halfway to Saint Patrick’s Day Party, a parade fundraiser, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the A.O.H. Hibernian Hall. The event will include food, beer, wine and entertainment. More...

Rotary Music Fest

The Portsmouth Tiverton Rotary club is hosting a Music Fest at Glen Park, Portsmouth on Sunday, Sept. 10, from 2 to 6 p.m. Three bands will provide entertainment for this family fun afternoon. There will be food and several vendors for shopping. More...

International Coastal Cleanup

For National Estuaries Week, Save The Bay is organizing Rhode Island’s International Coastal Cleanup. Aquidneck Island cleanups include: Easton’s Beach and Third Beach, Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. More...

Potter Pet U

The Potter League for Animals is hosting its next Potter Pet University on Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 6 to 7 p.m. More...

Island seaside Rabbits

A talk on adopting and caring for your house rabbit will be presented by the Island Rabbits organization on Monday, Sept. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. It is a free event and open to the public. More...

Mental Illness Support Groups

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Rhode Island offers a free Connection Recovery Support Group for individuals who are living with a mental illness, on Tuesdays at Newport Hospital from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

AmpSurf

AmpSurf New England will hold an adaptive surfing clinic at Second Beach on Saturday, Sept. 16.. The event involves adaptive surf therapy with certified adaptive surf instructors and is free for anyone with any kind of disability. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Aug. 28 through Monday, Sept. 4 the Newport Police Department responded to 936 calls. Of those, 221 were motor vehicle related; there were 182 motor vehicle violations issued and 39 accident reports. More...

Sunset & Sequins

The Kiwanis Club of Aquidneck Island will be hosting the second annual Sunset & Sequins fundraising event at the Easton’s Beach Rotunda ballroom on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Pack 33 Rally Night

Boys in kindergarten to fifth grade are eligible to join the Cub Scouts. To find out what scouting is all about and what activities Pack 33 have planned for the 2017-2018 school year, attend their rally night on Wednesday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Orchard Family Run

The inaugural Orchard Family Run, hosted by the Pennfield School in partnership with the Newport/ Fall River Star Kids Scholarship Program, takes place on Sunday, Sept. 10. The four-mile run/walk road race begins and ends at Pennfield School. More...

AARP Meeting

The Newport Chapter of AARP #207 will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, Sept. 18 at 1:30 p.m. at Fenner Hall. Michael Jarbeau, the new director of Save The Bay, will be the featured speaker. More...

Exploring Taxes

The Middletown Tax Exploration Sub-Committee will meet on Monday, Sept. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at the Middletown Fire Station’s Community Room. The public is invited to attend. More...

'Greening the Fleet'

The next lecture in the monthly Seamen’s Church Institute Speaker Series, “Green Boats and Ports for Blue Waters: The Role of the Graduate School of Oceanography” will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Amateur Photo Competition

The Friends of the National Wildlife Refuges of R.I. photo competition opening reception will be held on Sept. 17 at Sachuest Point Visitors Center. Amateur photographers can enter their favorite wildlife or landscape refuge photos.   More...