Archive For May 31, 2019

AHPS: SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

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AHPS: SATURDAY, JUNE 1, 2019

INSIDE UPTOWN ATTLEBORO The Attleboro Historic Preservation Society (AHPS) is hosting a self-guided tour and scavenger hunt through eleven of Attleboro’s “uptown” buildings including the East Attleborough Academy, Sweet Mansion/Literacy Center, Attleboro Public Library, Masonic Temple, YMCA, Centenary Methodist, the Bronson Building, 2nd Congregational Church and Kirkyard, Old Post Office/Registry of Deeds, City Hall and…

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POMHAM ROCKS LIGHTHOUSE RAFFLE

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POMHAM ROCKS LIGHTHOUSE RAFFLE

GREAT GETAWAY RAFFLE Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is sponsoring a fundraising raffle for three exclusive Getaways. Prizes feature a magical package of five One-Day Park Hopper passes to Walt Disney World.   Park Hopper passes allow guests to visit multiple theme parks on the same day. Parks include Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios…

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DON DOUCETTE “MYSTERY FLOWER”

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DON DOUCETTE “MYSTERY FLOWER”

“Ten Mile River Rambles” We have been trying to identify this wildflower for several days without success. The photo was taken by Nancy Doucette in the trail head car park at the Hawkins Woods trail sanctuary in Plainville, MA. This location exists within the Seven Mile River drainage. – a tributary to the Ten Mile…

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BOSTON FED OPIOID REPORT

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BOSTON FED OPIOID REPORT

Availability, Not the Economy, Drives New England Opioid Overdoses Laura Rosbrow-Telem – Commonwealth News Service BOSTON – A new report claims it isn’t economic factors that have fueled high numbers of opioid overdoses in New England – but doctors who’ve been over-prescribing them.   Looking into the impact of the opioid epidemic on the labor…

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WINSLOW FARM: DUBLIN AND SNOW MOON

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WINSLOW FARM: DUBLIN AND SNOW MOON

A New Home Of Their Very Own We’ve been working to complete a new home for Dublin & Snow Moon, who escaped a horrible fate when they were rescued from a kill pen . Time was running out for these beautiful animals, but thankfully, they now live where they will be loved and free for the rest…

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NEWPORT: HISTORY SPACE PROGRAM

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NEWPORT: HISTORY SPACE PROGRAM

History Space Programming at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House; 18th Century Tailoring, The Newport Stamp Act Protest, Visit the Apothecarist   History Space Programming at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House 18th Century Tailoring, The Newport Stamp Act Protest, Visit the Apothecarist   STAMP ACT Newport, RI  – This summer the Newport Historical Society expands the popular History Space initiative with a series…

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WEAVER: WORLD WAR II DISPLAY

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WEAVER: WORLD WAR II DISPLAY

World War II Living History Display on the Weaver Library Lawn East Providence resident Russ Erwin and avid collector of World War II military items will display hundreds of artifacts (uniforms, equipment, vehicles, and personal items of soldiers) on the Weaver Library Lawn on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 10 AM to 3 PM.  …

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KIDSEYE SUMMER FILMMAKING WORKSHOP

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KIDSEYE SUMMER FILMMAKING WORKSHOP

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2019    Now is the time to Reserve your space now for the 21st year of the KidsEye Summer Filmmaking Workshop.     This year’s dates: July 8-12, 2019.     The fee for the one-week program has not gone up and remains $395 per registration.  JUST WHAT IS KIDSEYE? KidsEye® is a fun, yet intensive…

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