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The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The University of Rhode Island is the place for those over 50 with the desire to learn just for the joy of learning. OLLI has courses and events year round with the next semester beginning in early September 2017. Registration for the fall semester opens on August 22!
When: Monday, August 21 all day (8am to 5pm)
Where: 9 Charles Ave, Charlestown (map in post)
What: Open House – Live Solar Installation
Solarize Charlestown’s selected installer Sol Power will be on site Monday installing a solar system on the house at 9 Charles Ave.
What: The 2017 Narragansett Pow Wow is open to the public and includes arts and crafts, dancing, food and more!
When: Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13
Where: Narragansett Indian Church Grounds on Indian Church Road in Charlestown, RI.
Admission: Adults $6.00 – Children $2.00
Where: Frosty Drew Observatory & Sky Theatre in Ninigret Park
When: Monday, August 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $1 Suggested Donation
What: On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will experience a fabulous eclipse of the Sun. This is the first Total Solar Eclipse to shine on the entire United States since June 1918 and Frosty Drew Observatory will be open all day celebrating this spectacular event!
When: Thursday, August 10th, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Quonochontaug Grange, 5662 Post Road, Charlestown
What: The Quonochontaug Historical Society will host the program “Native American Life Prior to the European Migration” by Loren Spears
When: Saturday, August 19, 9:00 am to 11:30 am
Where: South Kingstown Land Trust, Browning Woods Trail, South Kingstown, RI
What: A program of forestry concepts and practices catering to Forest Landowners with 5 acres or more presented by the RI Resource Conservation and Development Council and Southern Rhode Island Conservation District.
NOTICE: Due to rain storm/hail the “Almost Full Moon Walk “- Saturday, August 5th at 7:30 HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
Where: Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge
When: Saturday, August 5, 7:30 pm
What: Dr. Robert Kenney, Naturalist Extraordinaire and Marine Biologist, will take you on an evening exploration of the Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge under the light of an almost-full moon.
When: August 1 – August 31, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Kettle Pond Visitor Center, Bend Rd., Charlestown
What: Paintings by Eric Lutes