Archive For September 18, 2018

LOCALLY RESTORING AMERICA’S ESTUARIES

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LOCALLY RESTORING AMERICA’S ESTUARIES

Restore America’s Estuaries Announces $4.5 Million in Grants for Clean Water and Healthy Coasts in Southeast New England  (Pawtucket, RI) On Monday, Sept. 17, Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $4.5 million in new funding for organizations working to restore clean water and healthy coastal ecosystems to Southeast New England….

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PREVIEW NIGHT AT WEAVER LIBRARY

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PREVIEW NIGHT AT WEAVER LIBRARY

FALL BOOK SALE OPENS WITH PREVIEW NIGHT AT WEAVER LIBRARY  Friends of the Library will restock books continuously all weekend at the Fall Book Sale at Weaver Library October 11 to 14.  Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, will usher in autumn with its annual Fall Book Sale on Friday, October 12 and Saturday,…

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WINSLOW FARM ANIMAL SANCTUARY

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WINSLOW FARM ANIMAL SANCTUARY

OCTOBER FESTIVAL NORTON, MASSACHUSETTS

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NEWELL D. GOFF LECTURE: “FOUNDING GARDENERS”

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NEWELL D. GOFF LECTURE: “FOUNDING GARDENERS”

R.I. Historical Society Welcomes Smithsonian’s Brown for Goff Lecture Horticulture Collections Manager to Present ‘Archives of American Gardens’ PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Since the time of the “founding gardeners,” gardeners and gardens have played an important role in shaping American culture. Today, amid a renewed interest in greening our communities and our own back yards, gardens…

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BBB: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TIPS

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BBB: DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TIPS

Disaster Preparedness Tips in the Wake of the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosion By: Shannon Boyle  Emergency preparedness isn’t just for people in areas where there are earthquakes or tornadoes. It’s not just for coast residents who experience hurricanes. All communities can be affected by disasters at any time. Better Business Bureau (BBB) offers advice and…

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DEM: STAY OFF THE ROCKS

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DEM: STAY OFF THE ROCKS

DEM ADVISES PUBLIC THAT DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS, HIGH SURF EXPECTED FOR NEXT SEVERAL DAYS ON SOUTH-FACING SHORELINES PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) advises the public to use caution along shoreline areas this weekend due to anticipated rip currents and high surf generated by Hurricane Florence. Rhode Island state beaches closed for the season…

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“PARSING SIGN” RECEPTION AT VET’S

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“PARSING SIGN” RECEPTION AT VET’S

Opening Reception: Thursday, September 27, 5:30-8 pm VETS Gallery, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI  You are  cordially invited to our Parsing Sign and Image Opening Reception. This open-juried exhibit  sought submissions that consider the influence of letters, text, signs and language.   Juror: Kaveh Mojtabai, Founder and Publisher of Artscope Magazine.   Images have…

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RISD CRAFT SUSAN FREDA’S NEW WORK

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RISD CRAFT SUSAN FREDA’S NEW WORK

Save the Date!  Susan Freda’s newest work will be on view in RISD’s juried street sale “RISD Craft” on Saturday, October 6, 2018 | 10 am – 5 pm Benefit Street (between Waterman and Hopkins streets) Providence, RI Hope to see you there for an awesome day of art viewing and shopping!  & a New Website!  Click on the images above or…

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