August 30, 2018 RSS feed / News Briefs

Art in the Park

The Hope Recovery Community Center of Newport County of Parent Support Network of Rhode Island invites the community to the Art in the Park event to help raise awareness of the fourth International Overdose Awareness Day, on Friday, Aug. 31. More...

Baby Steps

Baby Steps, a program for parents and caregivers of children up to age 3, will hold its next session on Saturday, Sept. 8, starting with a light breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at the Florence Gray Center, 1 York St. More...

JYC Results

The Jamestown Yacht Club held the first race of its fall series on Tuesday, Aug. 28. The following are the results for the race:  More...

New Voices Invited to Join Choristers

The Newport Navy Choristers is seeking new singers in all voice ranges for the 2018 musical season. More...

Photo

Broadway residents concerned about sidewalk bicyclists celebrate new signage. (Photo courtesy Bike Newport)   More...

Youth Choir and Free Piano Lessons

Ten students in grades 3 and 4 will be chosen to receive free piano lessons for 16 weeks beginning Sept. 28. The program is offered through the Choir School of Newport County to students who currently qualify for free or reduced-price lunch.  More...

‘Shamrocks & Seashells’

The ninth annual benefit for the Museum of Newport Irish History’s Interpretive Center, “Shamrocks & Seashells” will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. at Easton’s Beach Rotunda Ballroom. More...

Crossing Borders and Building Bridges

The Greater Fall River Art Association is hosting works by the Portsmouth Arts Guild artists at the gallery. This is a non-juried show so all work submitted will be accepted. All media are welcome and diversity is encouraged. More...

Blood Drive

A Bloodmobile will visit Keller Williams Realty, 47 Valley Road, Middletown on Friday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointments are suggested, visit ribc.org/drives, sponsor code 3882. More...

‘Making Government Work in Middletown’

The Middletown Public Library will be presenting a series of six workshops entitled “Making Government Work in Middletown.” The workshops will provide an opportunity to learn more about the governing framework of the Middletown community More...

The Everybody Chorus

The Everybody Chorus will begin rehearsals on Saturday, Sept. 1 for an October concert. The chorus is open to those who would like to sing. There are no auditions. More...

Newport Police Log

During the period from Monday, Aug. 20 through Monday, Aug. 27 the Newport Police Department responded to 731 calls. Of those, 170 were motor vehicle related; there were 130 motor vehicle violations issued and 40 accident reports. More...

For What It’s Worth

Recently found in an attic, a framed photograph titled “Aunt Polly’s Quilting Party,” depicts a Colonial Newport scene exhibited at The Opera House. More...

French Lessons

The Alliance Française of Newport is offering French language lessons, beginning Sept. 11. Classes will be offered Tuesday evenings at both the beginner and intermediate levels. More...

Hospice Volunteer Training

A six-week volunteer training program will be offered by Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 18 and will run on consecutive Tuesdays until Oct. 23. Classes will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...