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Teen Events

July 29, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 30, 2022

10:00am - 12:00pm
Your invitation to Hogwarts has arrived!  We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted to The Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Join us to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday and be sorted into your Hogwarts House, pick up some school essentials, and prepare for your O.W.L's... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 30, 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

July 30, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 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

August 02, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 02, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us at Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for activities, interactive songs, games and so much more! For more information, or to register, contact Maria Camarena at mcamarena@westerly.k12.ri.us/ Parents as Teachers is committed to making a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 02, 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

August 02, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Escape into another world! Join us in Teen Space for a teen-led Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Build your character and set off on an adventure. No previous Dungeons & Dragons experience required! Teens that attend this event between the dates of June 21st-August 16th will receive the... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 03, 2022

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join the Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park in the Hoxie Gallery for the opening night of their exhibit, commemorating 50 years of support and contributions, on Wednesday, August 3rd from 5-7 pm! The Friends will first have a welcome and presentation of the state and town... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 03, 2022

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 03, 2022

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 04, 2022

10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 04, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to experiment with one of the original photographic processes to create beautiful blue silhouettes, using found objects and pieces of nature. We will meet in Teen Space before going outside. Teens that attend this event will receive the Sunny Badge for their Summer... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 04, 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

August 04, 2022

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 05, 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

August 05, 2022

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 06, 2022

9:00am - 4:00pm
For teens in grades 7-12. Use the provided materials to make your own pinhole camera viewer from basic household items. Teens that pick up this kit will receive the Camera Badge for their Summer Adventure Journal. For more information or questions contact the Teen Space x301. The statewide Rhode... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 06, 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

August 06, 2022

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 07, 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

August 07, 2022

7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 08, 2022

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

August 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

August 09, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 09, 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

August 09, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Escape into another world! Join us in Teen Space for a teen-led Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Build your character and set off on an adventure. No previous Dungeons & Dragons experience required! Teens that attend this event between the dates of June 21st-August 16th will receive the... Read more
Audience: Teen

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