Archive For January 16, 2019

SCHOOL VACATION EVENTS AT RI AUDUBON

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SCHOOL VACATION EVENTS AT RI AUDUBON

Kids Plus Critters Equal Lots of Vacation Fun! Audubon Society of Rhode Island February 2019 Programs and Events for Children and Families   (January 7, 2019) – Come meet some awesome owls, hawks, turtles and other cool critters!  Vacation week is WILD at Audubon, so bring the kids and join the fun.   Unless noted,…

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THE PEARLS OF SPRINGTIME

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THE PEARLS OF SPRINGTIME

Hyacinths: the pearls of springtime WHITE PEARL It’s time to rejoice: spring is almost here! Celebrate it with the colors and sweet scent of hyacinths. These ‘pearls of springtime’ will take you on a spring breeze into that season of the year we’ve been looking forward to for so long.   A spectacular display This…

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EARTHTALK: “BORDER WALL” SHUTDOWN

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EARTHTALK: “BORDER WALL” SHUTDOWN

Dear EarthTalk: Has the recent “border wall” shutdown affected the federal government’s ability to safeguard our air and water quality and otherwise protect our environment and public lands?     — Peter Nicholson, via e-mail   No one is happy about the recent partial shutdown of the federal government in the U.S. as President Trump plays…

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KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

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KEEPING YOU IN THE LOOP

6/10 Interchange Project As part of the 6/10 Interchange Reconstruction Project, motorists can expect the following changes: Rte. 6 East, all traffic shifted to the left just after the Hartford Ave. exit. Both eastbound and westbound lanes are narrowed and located on the westbound side of the highway. Rte. 6 East at Broadway, exit closed…

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WYNDHAM OPENING IN NEWPORT

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WYNDHAM OPENING IN NEWPORT

Atlantic Beach Hospitality Announces New Brand Flag – Wyndham Newport Hotel Local Ownership & Management Group Brings Wyndham Brand to Newport County NEWPORT, RI – Atlantic Beach Hospitality – a family-owned management company boasting 40+ years of industry experience in the local Rhode Island community – announces today the Wyndham Newport Hotel, converting the 143-room property in Middletown…

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CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY EXHIBIT

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CIVIL RIGHTS HISTORY EXHIBIT

R.I. African Heritage Civil Rights History Exhibit to Open in February RIBHS, RIHPHC, and RIHS Invite Public to Attend NPS-Supported Project; Includes Teacher Workshop   PROVIDENCE, R.I. (January 11, 2019) – The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS), the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society (RIBHS), and the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) invite…

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WINTER FESTIVAL NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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WINTER FESTIVAL NEWPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Winter Festival Events with the Newport Historical Society Museum of Newport History & Shop, Spinning Bee Living History Event, and Tours Newport, RI (January 2019) – The Newport Historical Society will take part in the annual Newport Winter Festival from Saturday, February 16th through Sunday, February 25th, 2019. The Newport Historical Society activities are as follows:  …

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RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION

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RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION

Public Meeting 2/28/19 Planning for Preservation Come one, come all! RIHPHC seeks your input as we prepare to update the State Historic Preservation Plan . A series of public meetings in 2019 invite conversation about our program areas, where we should grow, and how your feedback can inform our work.   Our first conversation is generally…

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BAY VIEW ACADEMY

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BAY VIEW ACADEMY

VIRTUAL ANATOMY DISSECTION TABLE COMING TO SAINT MARY ACADEMY – BAY VIEW, FEBRUARY 2019 (from left to right): Ishita Rai (Warwick), Lauren Dohoney (Cranston), Lauren DiSanto (Johnston), Elizabeth Cooney (Rumford), and Sokhna Gueye (North Providence) get their first look at the Anatomage Table during a recent trip to Bryant University. East Providence, RI – St. Mary…

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ILIAD AT TRINITY REP

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ILIAD AT TRINITY REP

TRINITY REP TO FEATURE SPECIAL LIMITED-ENGAGEMENT RUN OF AN ILIAD Adaptation of Homer’s classic tale to run Feb. 6 – Feb. 10 PROVIDENCE, RI: Trinity Rep will run a limited-engagement of An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare, based on Homer’s The Iliad and translated by Robert Fagles. This classic tale features a skilled…

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