Archive For July 15, 2019

WEAVER MARKET THIS WEEK

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WEAVER MARKET THIS WEEK

Dance adds to the great Market vibe this week!  Photo by Deb Tirrell – garlic scapes and elderberry flowers from Moor Food EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Weaver Library Farmers’ Market adds dance to the great market vibe on Thursday, July 18, 2019.  Besides the delicious fresh, local food, the market offers live music with…

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RISCA: DAN KAHN RETIRES

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RISCA: DAN KAHN RETIRES

An Homage to Dan Kahn on his Retirement   By Randall Rosenbaum, Executive Director at RISCA If you know RISCA, you know Dan Kahn. Dan has been associated with RISCA, in one capacity or another, for over thirty years. Most know Dan as our intrepid Arts Education Assistant, the individual who handles most of our…

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

FPAC Offers ‘Sensory-Friendly’ Production Goal is to present a welcoming and inclusive version of ‘Wizard’ BY HEATHER HARRIS MICHONSKI | JUNE 24, 2019 PAC presents a welcoming and inclusive version of The Wizard of Oz For children with autism, attending a theatrical production can be challenging. The special effects, loud music, or even a large crowd, can…

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MUSEUM OF WORK AND CULTURE

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MUSEUM OF WORK AND CULTURE

The Day We Walked on the Moon MoWC Joins Smithsonian Channel’s Apollo 11 Celebration with Screenings of The Day We Walked on the Moon WOONSOCKET, R.I. – The Museum of Work & Culture invites the public to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on Saturday, July 20 with two free screenings of The Day…

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DISNEY’S “NEWSIES” AT THEATRE BY THE SEA

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DISNEY’S “NEWSIES” AT THEATRE BY THE SEA

RI PROFESSIONAL PREMIERE OF DISNEY’S NEWSIES OPENS AT BILL HANNEY’S THEATRE BY THE SEA JULY 17   WAKEFIELD, RI – In celebration of 86 Years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to present the Rhode Island professional premiere of Disney’s Newsies which will be presented from July 17–August 10, 2019.   “Anyone who knows me well, knows that I like…

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EAST PROVIDENCE: PHONE-A-THON TOPS $2 MILLION RAISED

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EAST PROVIDENCE: PHONE-A-THON TOPS $2 MILLION RAISED

25TH ANNUAL PHONE-A-THON TOPS $2 MILLION RAISED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS Students who participated in Scholarship Foundation of East Providence’s recent phone-a-thon thank the community for their generous support.  The 25th annual community-wide phone-a-thon sponsored by Scholarship Foundation of East Providence set milestones for the local volunteer group. The recent phone-a-thon topped their $100,000 goal. Thanks to the support…

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MASSACHUSETTS SENIORS PUSH LEGISLATORS

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MASSACHUSETTS SENIORS PUSH LEGISLATORS

Massachusetts Seniors Launch Historic Push for Affordable Healthcare Boston, MA — A hundred seniors from across Massachusetts packed a Beacon Hill hearing Tuesday pressing lawmakers to enact life-saving healthcare legislation. The bill (H.B.1199/ S.B.699) would make healthcare more affordable for 70,000 low-income seniors, who are no longer eligible for subsidies through Connector Care but don’t qualify…

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TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

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TIVERTON FOUR CORNERS

THE ART OF SWAMPYANKEE Pete MacPhee ARTIST RECEPTION JULY 13th 7:00 – 9:00 PM POSTER SALE JULY 20th 12:00 – 3:00 PM Please Join Us! Four Corners Arts Center 3852 Main Road Tiverton, RI FourCornersArts.org

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SUMMER SENS ABILITIES PROGRAM

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SUMMER SENS ABILITIES PROGRAM

Museum of Work & Culture Announces Summer SensAbilities Program  Free Admission and Therapist-Led Activities on Mondays  WOONSOCKET, R.I.) – The Museum of Work & Culture will launch its slate of summer SensAbilities programs on Monday, July 22. Made-to-Order Mondays will provide free admission for families, day programs, and aides who wish to experience the MoWC in…

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PENN NEWS: WATER CENTER PFAS

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PENN NEWS: WATER CENTER PFAS

Toxins from the tap As concern grows about groundwater contaminated with potentially harmful compounds known as PFAS, Howard Neukrug, executive director of the Water Center at Penn, offers context about the issue and why it’s so complicated to address.   PFAS, short for per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, are an emerging concern as detectable levels have…

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