November 9, 2017 RSS feed / News Briefs

Veterans Day Ceremonies

American Legion Post 18 and VFW Post 5390 invite the community to honor all veterans at this year’s Veterans Day ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11. The indoor ceremony starts at 9 a.m. More...

For What It’s Worth

There is Cloisonné and there’s Cloisonné: pictured is a pretty modern example “Made in Japan” probably circa 1950. Brought in by a reader with high hopes for value. More...

‘Screenagers’ Film

Pennfield School will host a free viewing of the award-winning film “Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age,” on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. for parents and children ages 10 and over. More...

Constituent Meeting

Rep. Lauren H. Carson will hold a constituent meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Gateway Visitors Center, 23 America’s Cup Ave. All District 75 residents are welcome. More...

Lifeguard Course

The American Red Cross certified lifeguard class will be taught at the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County, 95 Church St., by Jim Farrell. The class schedule is: Friday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.; Sunday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. More...

Creating B & W Drama

“In the Shadow of the Masters, Black and White Photography” will be presented by Mike Rice at the Newport Photo Guild meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Newport Art Museum. More...

‘Spies in Revolutionary R.I.’

The Newport Branch of the English Speaking Union invites the public to its next meeting and a traditional English Hunt Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 12, at noon at the La Forge Restaurant. More...

Arts Around the Fire

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, “Arts Around the Fire,” opens its season on Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m. at Salvation Café. More...

Friends of the Waterfront Meeting

All persons interested in Newport’s waterfront are welcome to attend the Friends of the Waterfront (FOW) meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Public Library. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Oct. 30 through Monday, Nov. 6 the Newport Police Department responded to 625 calls. Of those, 163 were motor vehicle related; there were 140 motor vehicle violations issued and 23 accident reports.  More...

Holiday Assistance

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center has begun its holiday food and gift assistance sign-up. Registration will be held during food pantry hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. More...

SCI Member Appreciation Party

Seamen’s Church Institute is holding its annual meeting and member appreciation party on Monday, Nov. 13, from 6-8 p.m. More...

Nutcracker Behind the Scenes

Island Moving Company will host a free open rehearsal of the Newport Nutcracker, Friday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. at the company’s studios, 3 Charles St. More...