The Friends of The Arboretum and Riverwalk is a newly-launched, cooperative communal measure by the Rhode Island JAYCEE Alliance and Kent County Junior Community Servants ('JCS') Friends of the Arboretum Program is a flexible, friendly and fun gardening program for adults, men and women, retirees, groups, families, students and corporations. This horticulture volunteer...

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Providence Children’s Museum will hold its thirty-third annual Allen H. Chatterton Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by Admirals Bank, on Monday, August 1 at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford.  Participants can take a turn on a course ranked one of the top fifty in the nation by Golf Magazine, GolfWeek and Golf Digest or simply enjoy cocktails and dinner at the clubhouse....

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The Joan DeCotis Foundation is pleased to announce the second annual Fundraising Gala. The Joan DeCotis Foundation is nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to raising awareness of lung cancer and to support promising research through clinical trials. The dollars raised will allow the foundation to partner with various research teams, doctors and hospitals to support their efforts to...

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The Mad Hatter Soiree will be a cocktail party with croquet and other lawn games on the scenic grounds of Fort Adams State Park in Newport, overlooking Newport Harbor and Narragansett Bay. This will be followed by dinner and dancing under a tent as the sun sets over the water. We encourage guests to wear wacky hats and there will be the opportunity to make an original hat at the...

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Wet Paint Day 1

Aug 13, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

Wet Paint is a weekend-long community art-fest that draws visitors from across New England for a celebration of regional artists, culminating in a lively benefit auction. Participating artists convene at the museum Saturday to have their canvasses stamped. They explore the town and coastline to paint and bring their completed works, still wet, back to the museum to be installed in the main...

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It's The Big 4-0! Four decades of adventure. Saturday, August 13, 2016, first wave at 9:15 a.m. Newport Navy Base, Newport to Potter Cove, Jamestown, Rhode Island. Founded in 1977, The Swim is Save The Bay’s largest annual fundraiser, serving as a critical support to our efforts to protect and restore the Narragansett Bay region. Every year, nearly 500 swimmers, ages fifteen to...

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Wet Paint

Aug 13, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

This year marks the twenty-third annual Wet Paint at the Newport Art Museum.     Wet Paint has become a marquee event in Newport. The weekend-long community art-fest draws visitors from across New England for a celebration of regional artists, culminating in a lively benefit auction. On the morning of Saturday, August 13, participating artists convene at the Museum to have...

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Shamrocks and Seashells, the seventh annual benefit for the Museum of Newport Irish History’s Interpretive Center, will be held Saturday, August 20, at 6:30 p.m. at Easton’s Beach Rotunda Ballroom, 175 Memorial Boulevard, Newport. The event will also celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the museum’s founding and the contributions of its founders. Traditional Irish music...

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