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FIRE FLOWERS AND A TIME MACHINE

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FIRE FLOWERS AND A TIME MACHINE

THE WILBURY THEATRE GROUP and WATERFIRE PROVIDENCE present FIRE FLOWERS AND A TIME MACHINE (FLORES DE FUEGO Y UNA MÁQUINA DEL TIEMPO) Presented October 1-17 outdoors at the WaterFire Arts Center and the nearby American Locomotive Works campus, ‘Fire Flowers’ is a bilingual performance event directed by Shey Rivera Ríos and featuring work from fifteen performance artists on topics…

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HORNBINE SCHOOL MUSEUM OPEN SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

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HORNBINE SCHOOL MUSEUM OPEN SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

YOUR LAST VISIT FOR THE SEASON Kim Peranzi teaching at Hornbine School  The Hornbine School Museum is a one room school house (1846 – 1937) LOCATED at 144 Hornbine Road in Rehoboth.   We will be open for the last time this season between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. this Sunday. FOLLOW us on Facebook…

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PROPHET OF FREEDOM

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FREDERICK DOUGLASS: PROPHET OF FREEDOM

STAGES OF FREEDOM Join us for a free virtual talk with Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. David Blight, whose book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, is being made into a major motion picture, as he explores Douglass’ long & little-known relationship with Rhode Island.   The event concludes with a spiritual sung by the Schiller Chorus.  A…

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GOVERNOR GINA RAIMODO: WEEKEND RE-CAP

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GOVERNOR GINA RAIMODO: WEEKEND RE-CAP

Hello friend, GINA RAIMONDO There’s a lot going on these days, and it’s easy to miss things. That’s why I wanted to put together a quick recap for you of the new announcements from the past week.   If you know someone who wants to stay up-to-date on the latest measures Rhode Island is taking…

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RAIN-HARVEST-ART

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RAIN-HARVEST-ART

Providence Stormwater Innovation Center to Host Rain Harvest Arts Festival at Roger Williams Park A community celebration of water quality and habitat improvements October 3, 2020; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm* Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI Festival Information at Boathouse Lawn Free and Open to the Public   Providence, R.I. – Join a…

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY: ALUMNA PROFILE

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BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY: ALUMNA PROFILE

Oldest graduate reflects on a life of teaching and service Marie Rudd Thomas By Brian Benson  More than 80 years after graduating from Bridgewater State University, lessons at the heart of a Bridgewater education still shape Marie Rudd Thomas’ life.   “The foundation of teaching and helping and giving stayed with me,” the member of the…

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SUNDAY MUSEUM CONCERTS

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SUNDAY MUSEUM CONCERTS

Dear Friends, First Unitarian Church in Providence After a silent spring of national pandemic, we have decided to take advantage of lower transmission rates, and by implementing a thorough list of safety precautions, we have been approved to offer three, one-hour live concerts, at the First Unitarian Church in Providence. 65 people can be admitted,…

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PAWTUCKET: NEW BUSINESS LICENSE PAYMENT PLAN

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PAWTUCKET: NEW BUSINESS LICENSE PAYMENT PLAN

City Establishes Payment Plan for License   Pawtucket – The City of Pawtucket, Mayor Donald R. Grebien, and the Pawtucket City Council are pleased to announce that, working closely with the RI Hospitality Association, a payment plan will be established for restaurants who will be renewing their liquor licenses for another year. “As we work our…

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