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Adult Events

September 26, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 26, 2022

6:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a very special Monday Night Movie in the library's Auditorium! The movie begins promptly at 6:00pm, and runs for 2 hours and 39 minutes. Tonight we'll be showing Elvis (2022), a biographical musical drama film directed by Baz Luhrmann. The film follows the life of rock and roll icon,... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 27, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 27, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a discussion and Q & A with local author Ann Hood and her newest book, ... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 28, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Wednesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 29, 2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. Supplies are provided, and this activity is open to all ages. For more information or questions please contact Phebe at getpoppinart@gmail.com... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 29, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for Zumba classes Thursday evenings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain in Wilcox Park, weather permitting.  "When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick)! It combines targeted... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 30, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Michael Dotolo for yoga in Wilcox Park on Fridays at 9:00am! We will be meeting on the back side of the pond. About the class: Sum Yoga is a more traditional practice of hatha yoga designed to sum up the actions of posture, breathing, and concentration... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 30, 2022

6:00pm - 10:00pm
The Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park are celebrating their 50th anniversary of incorporation with a "Friends At Fifty" Gala hosted at the United Theatre Friday, September 30, 2022. The event will feature silent and live auctions with Bob Ward, and literary-themed food & cocktails... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 01, 2022

10:00am - 12:30pm
The Westerly Writers Group will meet the first and third Saturday of each month. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome.  If you are interested in joining the group please first contact ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 01, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 02, 2022

12:00pm - 4:00pm
Join us in Wilcox Park for a free concert series with Westerly Sound: Explorations in Atmospheric Sound. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy some great tunes the first Sunday of the month, June through October. For more information please visit: ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 03, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 04, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan will be available weekly in the library's Roberts room on the 2nd floor to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 04, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 05, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature pieces from members of the Stonington Plein Air Painters! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, October 5th to "Meet the Artists". Their pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of October during library hours. Some participating... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 1:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 05, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Wednesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 05, 2022

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a discussion and Q & A with author William J. Miller Jr. and his debut novel, Steel City: A Story of Pittsburgh. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 06, 2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us at Westerly Library and Wilcox Park for a Community Conversation, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly.  The conversation will be informal, and will include questions such as "What's it like to age in this town?", "What challenges are older people facing in our community", and "What's... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 06, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 06, 2022

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us in the 2nd floor Roberts room for Irish Language Classes. Beginners Welcome! Classes are fun and informal, with a focus on conversation and basic grammar. Bígí Linn! Join Us! Hybrid (in-person and online) classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from October to June... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 08, 2022

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

October 08, 2022

10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is a world class arboretum and holds a large variety of tree species. This tour showcases some of the Master Gardeners favorite trees in the Park. The Master Gardeners will also tell you a bit about trees—how they grow and reproduce, how to identify some trees. URI Master Gardeners will... Read more
Audience: Adult

October 08, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 10, 2022

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

October 11, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan will be available weekly in the library's Roberts room on the 2nd floor to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

October 11, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

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