April 12, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Police Unity Tour

A Zumbathon® will be held Saturday, April 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Vasco Da Gama Hall to raise funds for local police officers participating in the Police Unity Tour (policeunitytour.com). More...

Scholarships Gizzi Nursing Scholarship

In memory of Michele Lynch Gizzi, a dedicated nurse, a $1,000 scholarship is available to permanent residents of Aquidneck Island who are pursuing a degree in nursing. The applicant may be a high school senior or a current college student. More...

Arts Around the Fire

Newport’s Arts and Cultural Alliance’s monthly networking event, “Arts Around the Fire,” will meet on Tuesday, April 17, from 6-8 p.m. at Salvation Café. More...

Constituent Meeting

Rep. Lauren H. Carson (D-Dist. 75, Newport). has scheduled an Earth Day constituent meeting on Wednesday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Newport Public Library to discuss environmental concerns. More...

For What It’s Worth

Brought in recently: some clocks are valuable, some are not. This one is a disaster. The onyx is broken in half a dozen places, missing some pieces, the clock movement is rusted and the pendulum and key are missing. Restoration costs, easily $1000. More...

Un viernes de noche con musica en vivo

Música, películas, compañerismo/ alcance, comida y diversión para adolescentes en el Anexo CBC, 40 Dr. Marcus F. Wheatland Blvd. el viernes, 13 de abril, de 6a8pm.Eventogratuitopara jóvenes de 12 a 17 años. Transporte disponible al pedido. More...

‘Exit Laughing’

The Mosaic Club of Newport County is hosting a charitable fundraiser at the Newport Playhouse and Cabaret on Sunday, April 29. The featured play will be “Exit Laughing.” Doors will open at 11a.m., with a buffet served at 11:30 a.m. More...

Immigration Forum

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island will present a panel talk, “Defining Our Community: A Forum on Immigration and the U.S. Census,” on Monday, April 16, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Community College of RI (CCRI) Newport Campus.  More...

Unconventional Still Life

The Portsmouth Arts Guild will host an opening reception for the Unconventional Still Life Art Show on Friday, April 20, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Guild Gallery, 2679 East Main Road, Portsmouth. More...

Margit Baum Fund Scholarship

The Margit Baum Fund of Channing Memorial Church was established from a bequest of the Margit Baum estate. The scholarship/ scholarships will be awarded in the amount of up to $3,000 for one year. More...

Planters Need Green Thumbs

Friends of the Waterfront is looking for volunteers to help with the dinghy planters on the Harbor Walk and the Rain Garden. Help is also needed for spring cleanup and planting. No experience necessary. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, April 2 through Monday, April 9, the Newport Police Department responded to 572 calls. Of those, 159 were motor vehicle related; there were 139 motor vehicle violations issued and 20 accident reports. More...

Coma saludablemente y Viva Feliz

Clases de cocina y educación nutricional de LivFit con Kristin Niessink MS, RD, LDN. Prepare y llévese a casa bocadillos y comidas divertidas y saludables. Aprenda cómo comprar con un presupuesto. More...

Servicios del habla Hispana

A partir del domingo 1 de abril, Crosspoint Church, 14 Rhode Island Ave., ofrecerá servicios de habla hispana el primer domingo del mes a las 12:30 p. M. Para obtener más información, llame al 401-846-3064.  Spanish-Speaking Services   More...

Spring Rugby

The Island Rugby club invites boys and girls, ages 7 to 18 years old to give rugby “a try.” The spring and summer practices are at Linden Park, next to IHOP, on West Main Road. More...