In this exciting cartooning workshop, we will work together to invent and illustrate an action packed comic book story inspired by your ideas!
Farm Fresh Chef will teach us how to make and enjoy exciting,healthy and fresh treats, including power bars and protein smoothies that feature RI grown fruits and vegetables.
GET IN THE GAME – READ! Teen Summer Reading Program
The Atwater-Donnelly Duo is presenting a one hour performance of traditional american folk music and dance for children and adults.
A wonderful film from 1983 starring Burt Lancaster and Peter Reigert about an oil executive from Houston who travels to Scotland to buy up a beach and town, and falls in love with the locale and the locals. Directed by Scottish filmmaker Bill Forsyth. Rated PG Length: 111 minutes.
Shown as part of our Escape the Ordinary adult summer reading program.
Academy Award nominated film about the life and work of Alan Turing, creator of the modern computer and WWII hero for cracking the German Enigma code. Based on the biography Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. Amazing performances by Benedict Cumberbatch as Turing and Keira Knightly as his wife and partner. Rated PG-13 Length: 113 minutes
shown as part of our Escape the Ordinary summer reading program.
Dr. Charlotte Carrington-Farmer, Assistant Professor of Early American History at Roger Williams University,will be our guest for this presentation. Some of the topics she will discuss are: how Newport and Bristol drew RI infro the wider currents of the slave trade, and why the slave trade was at the heart of the state's economic success, as well as the horrors of life on a slave ship. Seating is limited.
Calling all tributes! Learn to build a snare, start a fire, locate water in the wild, build a shelter, and shoot a replica of Katniss’ bow in this exciting program!