It’s the holiday season again in South County, and with it, a wide array of holiday happenings are on the docket for area towns as they ring in the season.
Looking to dive right into the new year and decade? This New Year’s Day in South County you can do just that and raise money for some good causes in the process with some of the area’s annual chilly dips making their return.
These young women did more than just blaze trails. The members of the 2019 Rhode Island Youth Conservation League — five environmentally-minded young women from area high schools — have removed invasive species, restored boardwalks, improved wildlife habitats, completed light carpentry and more. This summer they gained valuable experience while helping numerous conservation groups with their service.
The National GRACE Foundation eighth annual beach party raised $23,000 this year in support of helping children with cancer go to college. Held on July 20 at the Narragansett Beach North Beach Clubhouse, the party serves as a fundraiser as well as a celebration of young cancer survivors.
On Friday, Aug. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m., join South Kingstown Land Trust (SKLT) at the B5 Party: BBQ, Blues, Beer, Barn and Bonfire, celebrating the essentials of a perfect summer evening in Rhode Island.
The Charlestown Rhythm & Roots Festival takes place this year on Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 at Ninigret Park. The three-day, seaside festival offers four stages of live entertainment that represent a vast range of authentic roots music, dancing and other performances.
Narragansett’s annual Blessing of the Fleet Celebration will take place July 25 to 27 this year, with the 48th annual Blessing of the Fleet scheduled for noon on Saturday, July 27, at Salty Brine State Beach in Galilee.
The non-profit World War II Foundation Global Education Center, located at 344 Main St. in South Kingstown, recently announced its new schedule for public hours, taking effect on July 2.
The Jonnycake Center of Westerly announced that it will host its fourth biennial Enchanting Gardens by the Sea garden tour, taking place on Saturday, July 13, at nine gardens in southern Rhode Island.
Westerly’s Granite Theatre and the Renaissance City Theatre Company this month are performing their production of Neil Simon’s romantic comedy, “Barefoot in the Park.” Performances are Thursday through Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinées at 2 p.m. through July 21.
There’s nothing quite like the adrenaline that kicks in when you have to beat the clock in a faux-high-stakes game in order to complete a specific objective!
The Theatre By The Sea is making history this summer.
For the first time, producer Bill Hanney opened the season with a world premiere – the musical comedy “Love and Other Fables,” in its very first, fully staged production.
Assistant Professor in Emergency Management and Homeland Security Joseph Arsenault, of West Kingston, was recently honored with the CCRI Culture Award.
Grant Maloy Smith travels a lot. A while back, he was in an airport waiting for a plane and struck up a conversation with a young man sitting next to him.