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Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

Kids Events

June 25, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 26, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-registration opens June 1st* Build a Better World with Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio! This is a the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine. Join the wooden marionette on his journey to become a real boy! Through... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 28, 2017

9:00am - 1:00pm
Westerly Library will have a delayed opening until 1 pm for staff development.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 28, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

June 29, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 30, 2017

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beat the Heat the last Friday of every Month this Summer! Join us for a Free Family Movie in the Auditorium from 3pm-5pm. June 30th - Beauty & the Beast (2017) July 28th - The Lego Batman Movie August 25th- Boss Baby
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 03, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 04, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 06, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** Bwana Iguana is an exciting and educational interactive program that introduces the audience to the mysterious realm of reptiles. It also promotes conservation, and understanding of the entire natural world. Hands on audience... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 06, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 06, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Guitarra Latina – Guitar Works from Puerto Rico, Paraguay, Brazil & Venezuela The guitar plays a critical role in the music of Latin America, perhaps even more than in the U.S. The variety of musical styles from one country to another is astounding, and the guitar is central... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 08, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the second Saturday of the month, from May through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the 9 Champion Trees plus the other trees in the RI Big Tree Registry and other note-worthy specimens in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 08, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Presented by The United Theatre. Miss the first Movie in the Park? Inconceivable! Bring the whole family for this classic tale featuring swashbuckling adventure, swordfights, monsters, giants, magic, and... true love! "Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die".
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 10, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 11, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***THIS EVENT IS FULL*** *Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Rebecca Killian, from Mermaid Masterpices, will come in and teach people how to paint a specific painting using step by step instructions. She will break... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 11, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Little Yoga is designed to enhance the overall wellness of the whole child. It promotes social/emotional skills, mindfulness and physical health benefits. children will practice musical yoga poses and listen to child-friendly... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 12, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 12, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 13, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration opens June 1st* Fiddle N' Fun is an independent music education program designed for young children. We provide unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Owned and operated by a certified music... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 13, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT CIMALORE FIELD** Fun and funny adventures (maybe even some creepy ones) told by storyteller extraordinaire, Mark Binder. Directions to Cimalore Field (10 Wilson St) from Westerly Library: Head toward High St on Broad St (US-1 S). 291... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 13, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 15, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
As part of our Green Saturdays series, we are delighted to host a talk by Dave Prescott from Save the Bay, about their incredible coastline conservation work.   Our mission is to protect and improve Narragansett Bay. Our vision is a fully swimmable, fishable, healthy Narragansett... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 17, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Bwana Iguana is an exciting and educational interactive program that introduces the audience to the mysterious realm of reptiles. It also promotes conservation, and understanding of the entire natural world. Hands on audience... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 19, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 19, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 20, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** "The Building Blocks of Comic Creation" This summer's program is an interactive storytelling show in which the audience helps me design a silly, zany comic strip. We will learn about the different ingredients that make... Read more
Audience: Kids

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