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June 23, 2017

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Aquidneck Land Trust Announces Environmental Leadership Award Winners

Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT) has selected two local high school seniors to receive the fourth annual Environmental Leadership Award (ELA) for the 2016-2017 school year. The scholarship supports youth leaders on Aquidneck Island who inspire our community by promoting land conservation and environmentalism through their continued efforts. From this year’s competitive applicant group, ALT has

Dodie Kazanjian and Calvin Tomkins to be Honored at Newport Art Museum’s Summer Gala

On Saturday, July 1, 2017 the Newport Art Museum (NAM) will hold its annual summer gala, the Artists’ Ball. This black-tie optional masked ball will welcome cultural and civic leaders, artists, collectors, patrons of the arts, and other art world notables to the Museum’s largest fundraiser. Gala co-chairs, Elizabeth Ann Kahane, Molly de Ramel, and John

Newport Restoration Foundation is Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 Doris Duke Preservation Awards

Is there a historic preservation project, completed in the last three years, that sticks out to you as having enriched the character of the city of Newport? Is there an individual whose contributions to preserving Newport merit recognition? Here’s your chance to nominate an organization, individual, or building for this year’s Doris Duke Awards for

Newport Daffodil Days Festival

Newport’s Daffodil Festival Raises $33,000 for Free Bulb Give-Away And Planting This Fall

Three fund-raising events during the 4th Annual Newport Daffodil Days Festival raised over $33,000 for Daffodillion’s annual free bulb give-away at Easton’s Beach on October 14th and for planting by the city and volunteers this fall, according to festival organizers. Additional proceeds will go to the Tree Society’s Heritage Tree program, part of Newport’s Arboretum.

Norman Bird Sanctuary

Norman Bird Sanctuary Will Celebrate the Return of Spring at the 35th Annual Birds and Breakfast

Norman Bird Sanctuary welcomes the community to continue the beloved springtime tradition at the 35th Annual Birds & Breakfast on Sunday, May 21st. Featuring a gourmet spread prepared by The White Horse Tavern’s Executive Chef Rich Silvia, this is not your traditional May breakfast. Guests indulge on a carved steamship round of pork, salmon scrambled

Newport County Young Life “Friend Raising” a Great Success

The EFC Newport 2017 Year of Care program has completed two months of active “friend raising” and volunteering for the Newport County Young Life organization.  Over the course of the past eight weeks volunteers completed a variety of service acts for this multicultural ministry that focuses on at-risk/pregnant high school-aged girls. From the several “Bibs

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