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Events Listing

August 10, 2018

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join the members of the Alzheimer's Association Friday, August 10th at 1 pm. They will be having a community conversation about alzheimer's disease for state plan input. Open to the public. 
Audience: Adult

August 10, 2018

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Take action about environmental issues in our community.  How can we go green here?  Become a part of Teens Against Pollution!  Plan petitions, write letters to the editor, make activist art. 
Audience: Teen

August 11, 2018

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 11, 2018

10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 11, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to 28 trees in the R.I. Big Tree Registry - more than any other place in the state!  Learn how a tree gets into the Registry, and meet the Champions and other Big Trees in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 13, 2018

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

August 14, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
  Animation Nation is back! Get ready to rock & roll through the summer with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register. Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.       Dates and times:   July 10        10am   July 17        10 am   July 24... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 14, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** A  fast paced, hands on show that brings the audience into the mysterious world of reptiles. Ray Ward's unbridled enthusiasm and quick wit keeps everyone engaged, and sometimes on the edge of their seats. Not only is the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 14, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 14, 2018

1:00pm - 2:00pm
To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 14, 2018

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Art Therapy with Katie Ziskind, BS, MA, MFT, RTY500, ERTY200, Experiential Family Therapist in Niantic, Connecticut. Learn how to create serenity and balance from within during your 45-minute art therapy session. Complementing traditional talk with art and other experiential therapies can be highly... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 14, 2018

7:00pm - 8:30pm
The Dante Society of Westerly Presents Italy: A Cultural Journey Slide Show, Talk and Discussion by Ashley Turney, L’Esperta Tuesday, August 14 at 7 pm When one thinks of Italy the usual thoughts come to mind: great food, great wine, beautiful countryside. But delve deeper into this rich and... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 14, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 15, 2018

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

August 15, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons and have fun over the summer! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 15, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 15, 2018

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 15, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Let's embark on a poetic walk through the park! (Snaps for those syllables, right?) Prompts provided. Take some time to slow down, see the beauty of the natural world, and reflect with the written word in the spirit of mindfulness and meditative mental wellness. We'll meet in the Teen Space before... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 15, 2018

6:00pm - 7:00pm
A 45 minute, high energy magic show which combines audience participation and comedy with good ole family fun! Complete with "Presto" the magic (live) bunny, magical surprises transform any program into a true experience of wonder sure to please both children and "children at heart!"
Audience: Kids

August 15, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 16, 2018

10:00am - 11:00am
  **PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AT CIMALORE FIELD Storyteller Joe Theroux presents a collection of stories about humanity's universal language: music! A young violinist is the only one who can save the world from the Sea King's dreadful dancing. A greedy turtle uses his quick wit to trick... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 16, 2018

11:30am - 2:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer. This summer, FREE... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 16, 2018

11:30am - 12:30pm
Join us at the library, as Children's Workshop comes and does a storytime followed with a craft!
Audience: Kids

August 16, 2018

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Come learn how to bake vegan sweets.  We'll make some to take home and some for the summer party the next day!
Audience: Teen

August 16, 2018

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

August 17, 2018

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult

August 17, 2018

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2018 Friday, August 17th at Sundown Grease Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the... Read more
Audience:

August 17, 2018

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading in the Teen Space.  Pizza and M&Ms provided.   We'll discuss what we read and have a final musical jam session.  Prizes for the summer reading program will be drawn.
Audience: Teen

August 18, 2018

10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

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