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August 24
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11:00am - 10:00pm
Step back in time! This is THE signature event of the entire 350th year. Enjoy live musical acts and entertainment throughout the day, with...
August 24
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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 ...
August 26
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10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
August 26
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10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of...
August 26
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Internet capable devices are becoming more and more common in our everyday lives.  Stop by the library to learn more about these devices - from those that possess obvious utility, like TVs that can record your favorite shows and camera doorbells that let you know who is at the door, to the...
August 26
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, a discussion and support group for adults about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster community through the sharing of stories by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and questioning in an inclusive,...
August 23
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11:00am - 1:00pm
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 beginning June 24 thru August 23...
August 24
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11:00am - 10:00pm
Step back in time! This is THE signature event of the entire 350th year. Enjoy live musical acts and entertainment throughout the day, with...
August 26
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10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
August 28
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9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
August 28
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration is now closed for this program.
August 28
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
August 23
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11:00am - 1:00pm
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 beginning June 24 thru August 23...
August 23
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2:00pm - 5:00pm
Congratulations! Celebrate all your reading, creating, learning, and space exploration at this end of summer party. We'll snack on some pizza and veggies from the garden, and you'll finally get to cash in on your hard earned raffle tickets! Now's the time to earn prizes. One lucky...
August 24
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11:00am - 10:00pm
Step back in time! This is THE signature event of the entire 350th year. Enjoy live musical acts and entertainment throughout the day, with...
August 26
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10:00am - 11:30am
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
August 26
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10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of...
August 26
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! 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 Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some...
Saturday, August 24
11:00am - 10:00pm
Step back in time! This is THE signature event of the entire 350th year. Enjoy live musical acts and entertainment throughout the day, with... Read More
Thursday, August 29
10:15am - 11:00am
*REGISTRATION IS FOR SESSION 9 ONLY *IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE A SESSION, PLEASE LET US KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, SO THAT WAY ANOTHER CHILD MAY HAVE THAT SPOT Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class.... Read More
Saturday, August 31
11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Saturday, August 31
8:00pm - 10:00am
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2019 Saturday, August 31 at Sundown... Read More
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Monday, August 5, 2019 to Thursday, August 29, 2019