Charlestown Citizens Alliance - September 1, 2017

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Thousands Converge on Frosty Drew for Eclipse

Thousands Converge on Frosty Drew for Eclipse

The eclipse in Rhode Island may have only been 67%, but the crowds at Frosty Drew Observatory in Ninigret Park on August 21 were full! Estimates on attendance range from 1500 to 4000. In Rhode Island, Frosty Drew was the place to be to experience the Great American Eclipse. Crowds starting arriving at 8 a.m. and eclipse viewing glasses were …

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Solarize Charlestown – Live Solar Installation Tuesday, September 5th

Solarize Charlestown – Live Solar Installation Tuesday, September 5th

When: Tuesday, September 5th all day (8am to 5pm)
Where: 1209 Wordens Pond Road, Charlestown (map in post)
What: Open House - Live Solar Installation

Solarize Charlestown's selected installer Sol Power will be on site Tuesday installing a solar system on the house at 1209 Wordens Pond Road.

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(Almost) Full Moon Walk

(Almost) Full Moon Walk

Where: Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge
When: Sunday, September 3, 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.

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1st Deerfoot 5K

1st Deerfoot 5K

When: September 22, 5:30 pm- 5k walk begins - 6:00 pm – 5k Race starts
Where: Ninigret Park
What: A 5k to commemorate Deerfoot (Tarzan Brown)
Cost: $20 until September 4th and $25 September 5th through race day

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Rhode Island Attorney General Kilmartin Offers Advice When Donating to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

Rhode Island Attorney General Kilmartin Offers Advice When Donating to Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

With news reports showing the devastation in Texas from Hurricane Harvey, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is reminding Rhode Islanders to be generous, but to use caution when donating to hurricane relief efforts. " In times of natural disasters, it's only natural to want to help those effected, but it's important to remember to only donate to established charities that …

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Check the CCA Events Calendar for more to do in Charlestown, or explore Charlestown using our Guide to Recreation/Conservation Areas.

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The banner image in this email is a photograph of a sunflower by Janice Carlson. The sunflowers are volunteers, planted by birds who visit Janice's bird feeder. If you have photos of Charlestown wildlife, landscapes, or events that you would like to share with us to use on our website, Facebook, or in emails, please send them to us by email at charlestowncitizens@gmail.com.

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