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Newport Public Schools has provided the following update regarding Boys & Girls Club and Florence Gray Center;

Newport Families and Students,

Thanks to our community partners, the Boys and Girls Club, there will be recreational opportunities and programs for our students at the Florence Gray Center on 1 York Street while all of us are being impacted by the National Grid heat situation.

For students ages 10-17 beginning at 9:00 am there will be programming and recreational equipment available for students 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Current and new members welcome.

For students that are presently enrolled in the after-school program at the Church Street location, the program will be relocated to the Florence Gray Center for the time being. Students must be enrolled in the program to participate. Hours will be 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.  Children must be registered to attend, new participants (with signed application – available on site) will be welcome pending availability. 

If you have any questions, please call the Boys and Girls Club main office at 847-6927 or the Club at the Florence Gray Center 847-4592 or visit our  the Boys & Girls Club website www.bgcnewport.org

Kids Clubhouse (after school program)
Will be held at our Northend Clubhouse at the Florence Gray Center (1 York Street, Newport) until heat is restored at Church Street please see schedule details below: 

No morning care will be provided. 

2:30 – 5:30 p.m.Middletown students will have transportation from school as usual.Newport students can be dropped off at 2:30 p.m.Regular transportation home and dinner will be provided.Boy
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