Thursday, May 23, 2013
Thursday's event will feature many works of art and performances in a unique, walk-through environment.
Months of hard work and preparation by dozens of Coventry High School students and faculty members, along with several artists and performers from outside of the school community will culminate at 6 p.m. on Thursday at the school's 2013 Unified Arts Night. This year's event will put a unique spin on the traditional art gallery or music recital model by combining student work from various CHS departments with the creations and influences of local artists. Visual Arts, Technical Education, Music and Dance will all be represented through the featured artwork and performances displayed on Thursday night. Guests will begin the evening in the school's outdoor courtyard where they will be welcomed by CHS band director and Unified Arts …
Today is Thursday, May 23, 2013 and here are five things you should know about.
CPD Safety Event: The Coventry Police Department will host a free Child Seat Installation and Kids Workshop today from 12-3 p.m. at Walgreens (875 Tiogue Ave.). Community Blood Drive: Be a hero and donate blood today! The Rhode Island Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at the Trudeau-Pathways Center (75 Centre of New England Blvd.) today from 3-6 p.m. CHS Unified Arts Night: Coventry High School's Unified Arts Department will host a unique event tonight at 6 p.m.! The event will commence in the school's courtyard and will conclude with a gallery reception in the library where a collaboration of work and performances from a variety of mediums will be displayed. Wellness Community CPR Course: Has your CPR certification expired or are you …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Today is Wednesday, May 22, 2013 and here are five things you should know about.
Tiogue Night of the Arts: Tonight at 6 p.m., Tiogue Elementary School students will showcase their artwork created during the school year as well as their musical talents through choral and instrumental performances. CANCELED - Planning Meeting: The May 22 meeting of the Coventry Planning Commission scheduled for 7 p.m. has been canceled. Ask-A-Lawyer: The Coventry Senior Center (50 Wood St.) will host Atty. Kristen A. Carren today from 11 a.m. to noon. Topics to be discussed include, but are not limited to wills/trusts, durable power of attorney, health and Medicare issues, reverse mortgages, banking and real estate. There will be a brief presentation followed by a Question & Answer period with a focus on Elder Law. Fire Protection …
Friday, May 10, 2013
The event showcased many types of student artwork created during the school year.
Family and friends of Blackrock Elementary School students came out in droves on Monday night for the school's "Night of the Arts", held at Coventry High School. Visitors were able to view exhibits of student artwork from various grades and listen to musical selections from the 4th and 5th grade bands, 3rd and 4th grade recorder ensemble and chorus.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Here's a list of options to kick start your weekend planning.
It's Friday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. Well, Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for every age to make your weekend just what you've been waiting for. Check our picks for the activities that are going on in town. 1.) Senior Center April Breakfast Where/When: Coventry Senior Center (50 Wood St.); Friday, 7:30-9 a.m. Why Go: The Coventry Senior Center will host its April Breakfast featuring scrambled eggs, choice of bacon or sausage, French toast or English muffin, juice, coffee and tea. All are welcome! Pricing: $3/person 2.) Toddlers, Tunes and Tales Where/When: Greene Public Library; Fridays, 10-10:30 a.m. Why Go: The Greene Public Library hosts a Friday morning program each week beginning…
Friday, April 19, 2013
Here's a list of options to kick start your weekend planning.
It's Friday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend. Well, Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for every age to make your weekend just what you've been waiting for. Check our picks for the activities that are going on in town. 1.) Toddlers, Tunes and Tales Where/When: Greene Public Library; Fridays, 10-10:30 a.m. Why Go: The Greene Public Library hosts a Friday morning program each week beginning for 1 to 3-year-olds accompanied by a parent or caregiver. The activity features songs, movement and a story. Please call the library at 397-3873 to register. Pricing: Free 2.) WRICHS Community Yard Sale Where/When: Coventry Community Center; Saturday, 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Why Go: The Western RI Civic Historical …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The 30th Annual Rhode Island State 4-H Photo and Fine Arts Show was held March 17-19.
Thursday, April 11
Student artists from across the state brought their paintings, drawings, mixed media items and photographs to the Warwick Mall for the 30th Annual State 4-H Photo & Fine Arts Show held March 17-19. The event featured more than 200 pieces of art that were judged by local artists and photographers who also offered advice to the artists who learn artistic techniques in their 4-H clubs, school or on their own. In the drawing category, Best of Show recognition went to Junior Genevieve Bradley of Coventry for her drawing “Koi Fish” and Intermediate Emily Walker of Middletown for her pencil drawing “My Family Portrait”. In the Senior Division, Coventry resident Kelly Bryant’s pencil drawing “Life’s Lace”, Jessica Elliot’s (West Kingston) …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Tiogue students enjoyed five days of rhyme, poetry and creativity when Shakespeare to Hip hop visited their school.
Students at Tiogue Elementary School exercised their minds, bodies and imaginations recently during a five-day Cultural Arts Workshop featuring "Shakespeare to Hip hop". The inspirational and intriguing presentation was organized and performed by Regie Gibson, Marlon Carey and Yunus Quddus, and consisted of storytelling, in-class writing and performance sessions. Students from all grade levels at Tiogue participated in the workshop throughout the week with age-appropriate activities and performances. The week began with presentations for younger students which involved poetry, storytelling and music, as well as workshops for older children that focused on storytelling and dramatic interpretation of folklore, nursery rhymes and …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The legendary musician returns to URI's Ryan Center after five years for a show in April. Tickets go on sale Friday.
According to his website and Global Spectrum staff, Bob Dylan will return to Rhode Island to play at the Ryan Center on April 8 with Dawes. Information has also been distributed via the Ryan Center’s Facebook page, and has been circling around on social media as a result. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 1 at 10 a.m. Tickets are $68 for VIP Floor (limited quantity), $48 for the general public, $38 for URI faculty and staff, and $28 for URI students. The faculty, staff and student tickets are limited. According to staff at the Ryan Center, a formal release about the show is scheduled to be sent out on Thursday morning. (We will update this story when that release comes out.) Dylan last played the Ryan Center on September 29, 2007, and …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. Here are five things you need to know:
School Committee Meeting: The Coventry School Committee will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at Hopkins Hill Elementary School (95 Johnson Blvd.). Click here to see this evening's agenda. CPL Babysitter's Training Course: Registration is now open for the RI Chapter of American Red Cross' Babysitter's Training Course which will be hosted by Coventry Public Library on Feb. 20 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Boys and girls ages 11-15 may register with a non-refundable fee of $85. The course includes basic babysitting info and first aid. See the attached flier for more details or call the CPL Youth Services Dept. at 822-9102. CTA Scholarships: Coventry High School seniors may now apply for a Coventry Teachers' Alliance (CTA) Scholarship. More than $80,000 will …