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April 28, 2017


Cluny School to Commemorate 2017 National Catholic Schools Week with Open Houses, Special Events

Cluny School will hold an Open House for the public on Sunday, January 29th from 11am- 1pm and on Wednesday, February 1st from 10am- 12 noon.   In addition to the open houses, Cluny School will commemorate National Catholic Schools Week, from January 29th to February 3rd, with breakfast events for students and parents, a celebration of

CrossPoint Church Night To Shine

Crosspoint Church and RID2 Challenger Will Host ‘Night to Shine Prom’ for People with Special Needs

Crosspoint Church & RID2 Challenger have announced that they will serve as one of the more than 300 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation simultaneously on Friday, February 10, 2017. Locally, Night to Shine which will be held in Newport Marriott’s Grand Ballroom on Americas

newport art museum

Newport Art Museum Receives Gift of $4.7 Million, Largest Donation in Museum’s History

The Newport Art Museum has received a gift of nearly $5 million. This transformative gift, which has been donated to the Newport Art Museum by an anonymous benefactor, recognizes and supports the value of the Museum’s century-long dedication to serving its community through the arts, education, outreach initiatives, and historic preservation. Sandra Craig, the Museum’s

Panera Bread Newport Collects and Delivers Toys to Children’s Friend Following Annual Drive

Panera Bread Newport, located at 49 Long Wharf North, is doing its part to make the holidays brighter for local families by collecting toys for 10 children served by Children’s Friend based in Providence Rhode Island. The toys were collected by Panera employees and customers and delivered by Newport Panera Bread General Manager Danielle Natale

Newport Polo Announces All Charity Match, Welcomes Nonprofit Beneficiaries

In the season of giving, Newport Polo invites nonprofit organizations to participate as beneficiaries in the 2nd annual All Charity Day polo match, onSunday, July 16, 2017 at 5pm at the Newport International Polo Grounds, Glen Farm, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, RI. The event is a family and pet-friendly, daytime fundraising opportunity for 501-c-3 organizations, with

Challenge Met: Kiernan Challenge Raises Over $100,000 for MLK Hunger Services

Philanthropists Peter D. Kiernan and Eaddo Kiernan join MLK Community Center Executive Director Marilyn Warren has announced the challenge has been met: donors from across Newport County and beyond have given more than $58,000 to the Kiernan Challenge benefiting the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center. “It’s a great day to be a Newporter. Eaddo and

Peter & Eaddo Kiernan Fight Record-Breaking Hunger in Newport with $50,000 Kiernan Challenge Match at MLK Center

People are turning to the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center (MLK Center) in unprecedented numbers for food support, and Peter and Eaddo Kiernan, owners of Hammersmith Farm and MLK Center supporters for over 20 years, are fighting back against hunger in Newport in a major way. With already surging numbers of hungry people

Fortress Of Nightmares

Fort Adams Trust Seeks ‘Deadicated Volunteers’ for Fortress Of Nightmares

Fortress Of Nightmares, Newport’s premier haunted attraction, will return to Fort Adams State Park on October 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th. The event is scheduled to take place nightly from 7pm-10pm. Fortress of Nightmares is a fundraiser to benefit The Fort Adams Trust, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Each haunt season, The Fort Adams Trust

Inaugural Aquidneck Food Challenge to Launch Tomorrow

Forget Paleo and Atkins, vegetarian and vegan, and discover what it means to be “Aquidneck-ian” for ten days this September. New food organization Aquidneck Community Table – which in March united the Aquidneck Growers’ Market, Sustainable Aquidneck, and Island Commons Food Initiative – is launching a new diet this fall: ten days of hyper-local eating.

Star Light, Star Bright: Friends of Ballard Park Will Star Gazing Program on September 10th

Friends of Ballard Park will hold a star gazing program in Ballard Park’s quarry meadow on Saturday, September 10th from 8 to 9:30 pm. Robert Horton, Manager of Astronomical Laboratories at Brown University, and telescope operator Scott MacNeill will guide event goers through the fall constellations. The astronomers will bring their telescopes for up closing

Save The Bay

Save The Bay Needs Volunteers For 2016 International Coastal Cleanup on September 17th

Community members needed for Sept 17 International Coastal Cleanup with Save The Bay Save The Bay is recruiting volunteers to serve as site leaders for its 2016 International Coastal Cleanup. In particular, the organization is looking for site leaders who can help identify and lead cleanups at small, neighborhood beaches, fishing areas, boat launches and

newportFILM Raises $180,000 at 7th Annual Summer Benefit

newportFILM has announced that their 7th Annual Summer Benefit, that took place on Saturday, August 6 at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, brought in a record-breaking $180,000 to further their mission of educating, enlightening and creating community dialogue through documentary film. Presented by The de Ramel Foundation and supported by Isoude (as well as newportFILM’s year-round

In New Video, Sailors For The Sea is ‘Talking Trash’ – 8 Million Metric Tons Of It

Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic enters the ocean. That’s enough to cover every coastline on earth. Sailors For The Sea, a leading Newport-based conservation organization that engages, educates, inspires and activates the sailing and boating community toward healing the ocean, is working to stop this problem at the source by eliminating single

Due to Wet Weather Indiana Jones & The Last Crusade at Ballard Park Will be Shown on Thursday, August 11th

Due to Wednesday’s wet weather, the screening of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade at Ballard Park is reschedule for Thursday, August 11th.  The short Chateau de sable by Quentin Deleau will be shown prior to the movie and is provided by Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival.  The screenings is free and open to

At Annual Fiesta Verde Event, Aquidneck Land Trust Celebrates New Acquisition Project and Raises $194,000 for Conservation

Over 350 people attended Fiesta Verde on July 23, 2016 in support of Aquidneck Land Trust (ALT), a non-profit dedicated to open spaces and natural character for the lasting benefit of the Aquidneck Island community. The fundraiser, which was held at Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown, RI, has become one of the most-anticipated summer bashes

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