Public invited to participate in Community Conversation focusing on Child...

The following was submitted by Adoption Rhode Island. The Center for Advanced Practice at Adoption Rhode Island and the...

Newport Blues Cafe, The 40 team up to raise funds for...

The Newport Blues Café and the band The 40 have teamed up to sponsor three separate Sunday afternoon /early evening performances of...

Richard Sardella, Patrick Fitzgerald, and Ellen Fitzgerald-McCallum honored at Newport Mental...

Richard Sardella and Patrick Fitzgerald, owners of Sardella’s Restaurant, were presented with Newport Mental Health’s Outstanding Community Service Award at the 2020...

Rescue Me: 5 pets in need of loving homes this week

It's Friday, which means it's time again to highlight some pretty awesome (and adorable pets) from the Potter League For Animals.

Beach Polo collects 1,165 pounds of food, $268 in cash for...

Newport Polo announced today that its Newport Winter Festival Beach Polo audience contributed 1,165 pounds of food and $268 in cash donations during...

Clean Ocean Access: 156 volunteers remove 385 pounds of trash during...

The following was written by Clean Ocean Access. On Saturday, February 22, 2020, Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a...

Aquidneck Island Planning Commission announces John Shea’s departures as Executive Director

The Aquidneck Island Planning Commission (AIPC) announced this morning the departures of John Shea as Executive Director. AIPC is...

Child & Family’s Sandpiper Early Learning Center top rated on Aquidneck...

The following was written by Child & Family. Child & Family’s Sandpipers Early Learning Center is proud to announce...

Lucy’s Hearth forms Advisory Board; ten community leaders to serve as...

Lucy’s Hearth recently announced the formation of its Advisory Board. “We are delighted to have these 10 distinguished...

Potter League for Animals launches annual ‘P.S. I Love You...

Back for its 4th year, the Potter League for Animals' “P.S. I Love You Pet Calendar Photo Contest” raises funds for the...

Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project to offer spring training classes

The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (RIMAP) will hold "Introduction to Marine Archaeology" 9a.m.-4p.m. on Saturday February 22, at its new...

EFC Newport to host Pray New England 2020 Conference in March

EFC Newport told What's Up Newp today that they will be hosting the Pray New England Conference in March.

MLK Center among nonprofits awarded charitable donation from Audrain Concours Foundation

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center (MLK Center) announced today that they are proud to be one of five nonprofits...

Child & Family hosts ribbon cutting for recently renovated Portsmouth Center

Source: Child & Family On Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Child & Family hosted a ribbon cutting for...

Aquidneck Community Table: Interested in growing your own vegetables? Community Garden...

The following was written and submitted by Aquidneck Community Table. Seed catalogs have arrived in the mail, the days...

Fort Adams Trust adds five to Board of Directors

Source: Fort Adams Trust The Fort Adams Trust announces that it has appointed five new board members.  Newly...

Norman Bird Sanctuary Summer Camp celebrates 61 years of hands-on learning...

Norman Bird Sanctuary announced this morning that they are proud to announce the 61st anniversary of their summer camp with registration opening...

Newport Historical Society: Historic Activities planned during Newport’s Winter Festival

Join the Newport Historical Society for History Walking Tours and Colonial Wedding Expo: A Newport Historical Society History Space Event during Newport’s annual Winter...

Texas BBQ Buffet on February 12th will benefit MLK Center

 On Wednesday, February 12th the Rotary Clubs of Middletown, Jamestown, Newport, and Portsmouth/Tiverton and the Newport Kiwanis, in conjunction with the Dr....

Rhode Island Foundation is offering college scholarships of up to $20,000...

The following was written by the RI Foundation. Local high school seniors have until Feb. 12 to apply...

Polo Ball goes to bat for David Ortiz Children’s Fund

Newport Polo today named the David Ortiz Children's Fund as the beneficiary of the Bon Voyage Ball - the 20th annual International Polo Charity Ball - to...

Newport Historical Society: Elizabeth Sulock to direct programming at signature Boston...

Source: Newport Historical Society The Newport Historical Society History Space is working in collaboration with Revolutionary Spaces on...

Rhode Island Foundation offers more than $270,000 in grants to serve...

Nonprofit organizations that serve residents of Newport County’s six cities and towns have until Feb. 13 to apply for more than $270,000...

Jamestown Arts Center names Maureen Coleman new Executive Director

The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) announced today the appointment of Maureen Coleman as its new Executive Director. "Coleman...