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Kids Events

May 27, 2017

10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 28, 2017

10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 29, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 29, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 01, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Welcoming Rhode Island, an initiative of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, is proud to host the first installment of its traveling Welcoming RI Exhibit at Westerly Public Library from June 1 to 24, 2017. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The featured stories represent a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 01, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 03, 2017

10:30am - 2:00pm
Family Housing Support- Spring Stroll A Thon- and Park Scavenger Hunt. Come find the Fairy Houses, Stroll the Park and enjoy this community event while raising funds to help families in need of Emergency Housing. Come on your own or bring a TEAM! All Proceeds go to FHS mission to fund apartments... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 08, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 08, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcoming Rhode Island, an initiative of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, is proud to host the first installment of its traveling Welcoming RI Exhibit at Westerly Public Library from June 1 to 24, 2017. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The featured stories represent a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 10, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Bring your yarn and meet us in Wilcox Park to knit (or crochet) in public for World Wide Knit in Public Day! It will be a great day of yarn crafting, socializing, and raising awareness of knitting and crochet. You can help let the world know that knitting is not a stuffy, dying art - it's fun,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 10, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the second Saturday of the month, from May through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the 9 Champion Trees plus the other trees in the RI Big Tree Registry and other note-worthy specimens in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 10, 2017

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a pop up museum! What is a Pop-Up Museum? It's a temporary exhibit created by people who want to participate. That means you! Just bring an item that fits the theme (this one is handmade,) fill out a label for it, and we'll display it with the rest of our Pop-Up Museum! The Pop-Up... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 15, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 16, 2017

10:15am - 11:00am
  Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 1-5 Members of the Frank Olean Center STEPS Program... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

June 21, 2017

10:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 22, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 24, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the native gardens and plants in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an introduction to native plants.  We'll make a loop around the Park,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 24, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 25, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 26, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-registration opens June 1st* Build a Better World with Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio! This is a the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine. Join the wooden marionette on his journey to become a real boy! Through... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 28, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we explore a new medium each week.  Each... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

June 29, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 30, 2017

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beat the Heat the last Friday of every Month this Summer! Join us for a Free Family Movie in the Auditorium from 3pm-5pm. June 30th - Beauty & the Beast (2017) July 28th - The Lego Batman Movie August 25th- Boss Baby
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 03, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 04, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we explore a new medium each week.  Each... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 06, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** Bwana Iguana is an exciting and educational interactive program that introduces the audience to the mysterious realm of reptiles. It also promotes conservation, and understanding of the entire natural world. Hands on audience... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 06, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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