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.Community Events

  1. Mount Hope Farm Camp Wetu-Summer

    June 19, 2017 - June 30, 2017 @ Mount Hope Farm

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  2. Herreshoff Marine Museum Wharf Sale

    June 23, 2017 - June 24, 2017 @ Herreshoff Marine Museum

    We invite all friends of the Museum to clean out boatsheds, garages, and storage lockers, and donate gently used boats, marine gear, tools, and other items to this two-day sale which raises funds for the Museum's programs. The Museum welcomes corporate support of the event.

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  3. Bristol Art Museum's Art in the Garden Tour

    June 24, 2017, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Bristol Art Museum

    Tour 12 beautiful gardens in historic Bristol, Rhode Island, each offering a unique perspective of this quintessential New England town by Narragansett Bay. Sponsored by the Bristol Art Museum, the "Art in the Garden" tour includes an historic estate garden, colorful formal and informal gardens, a Beacon Hill style garden, a breathtaking Portuguese garden, gardens with water features and an historic farm with sweeping vistas, a variety of flower and vegetable gardens and a farmers’ market. Two historical landmarks will have their gardens included in the tour. To add to your experience, several gardens will have artists painting at their easels enhancing the experience for our visitors.

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  4. Ladies of Linden Place-Guided Tour

    June 24, 2017, 11:00 AM @ Linden Place Museum

    Hear the stories of the women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion through the ages at Linden Place’s “Ladies of Linden Place” Guided Tour, a special docent-led tour offered on select Saturdays focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion. As you tour the 200-year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive through portraits, photographs, artifacts and more. Learn about generations of DeWolf & Colt women who lived at Linden Place and the daily lives and roles of ladies in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Hear the stories about the different women who lived and worked at Linden Place Mansion from 1810 through 1986: a slave trader’s wife (Charlotte DeWolf), a widow, who to make ends meet turned Linden Place into a boarding house (Sarah DeWolf), the social “grand dame” of Bristol, Theodora, who saved Linden Place from the auction block and an Oscar award winning actress (Ethel Barrymore), who spent summers at Linden Place.

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  5. Audubon Society Summer Camp

    June 26, 2017, All Day @ Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

    Audubon’s Summer Camps gets kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment — fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay. Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol and Seekonk. It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun! It’s what summer camp should be! Audubon provides a safe environment for plenty of outdoor fun in a variety of natural habitats.

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  6. Audubon Society Summer Camp

    June 27, 2017, All Day @ Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

    Audubon’s Summer Camps gets kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment — fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay. Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol and Seekonk. It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun! It’s what summer camp should be! Audubon provides a safe environment for plenty of outdoor fun in a variety of natural habitats.

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  7. WEBOND-Women's Networking Group

    June 27, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ East Bay Chamber of Commerce

    Each week we will present a guest speaker (20 min.), Networking,. Raffle prizes, goodies and more! Hosted by W.E.B.O.N.D Women's Empowerment and Business Owners Networking Development. Bringing life-balance, education and resources to women. The Women's Empowerment and Business Owners' Networking Development is a women-only networking group of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce. The group meets every Tuesday at noon at the Chamber office, bringing life-balance, education and resources to women in business and career professionals in the East Bay. It is WEBOND's mission to support, educate and empower women to be their best both physically and financially through uniting and building each other up and providing a platform in which to share resources that encourage personal growth and a prosperous community.

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  8. Audubon Society Summer Camp

    June 28, 2017, All Day @ Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

    Audubon’s Summer Camps gets kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment — fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay. Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol and Seekonk. It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun! It’s what summer camp should be! Audubon provides a safe environment for plenty of outdoor fun in a variety of natural habitats.

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  9. Audubon Society Summer Camp

    June 29, 2017, All Day @ Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

    Audubon’s Summer Camps gets kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment — fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay. Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol and Seekonk. It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun! It’s what summer camp should be! Audubon provides a safe environment for plenty of outdoor fun in a variety of natural habitats.

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  10. Bristol Warren Art Night Studio Tours

    June 29, 2017, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Art Night Bristol Warren consists of art-makers, advocates, and businesses, collaborating and supporting the Bristol and Warren creative community. Art Night provides cultural and economic vitality by offering publicly diverse educational programs involving youth through senior years

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  11. SheShe at Blithewold

    June 29, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Blithewold Mansion

    Looking for a fun, fabulous night out with your girlfriends? We’ve got you covered! Join us and our Title Sponsor Avalon Medical Spa on the breathtaking grounds of Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum in Bristol, RI for 'She She' — a ladies night out with good friends, good wine, sumptuous food and wonderfully unique shopping opportunities. We’re bringing together a select group of independent, creative businesses designed to provide a unique, interactive shopping experience. We’ve also worked closely with our Sponsor at Palms Catering to put together a menu of amazing local food and wine to complete the experience. So join us to enjoy a night of luxury with unique shopping opportunities, good food, great wine and a few surprises.

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  12. Audubon Society Summer Camp

    June 30, 2017, All Day @ Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

    Audubon’s Summer Camps gets kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment — fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay. Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol and Seekonk. It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun! It’s what summer camp should be! Audubon provides a safe environment for plenty of outdoor fun in a variety of natural habitats.

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Small Business Development Workshops

  1. Intro to Tech Entrepreneurship (6-Part Course)-Tuesdays & Thursdays June 13-29

    June 13, 2017, 9:30 AM - June 29, 2017, 12:00 PM @ CWE Rhode Island

    Intro to Tech Entrepreneurship is for individuals who want to learn the steps necessary to successfully evaluate, develop & launch their software idea or a software project they are working on. In this course students will learn how to evaluate the feasibility of their software, how to design their software at a high level so that it can be developed on time and on budget & finally how to determine the cost to develop their software. Throughout this course, you will learn: • How to describe the targeted users of a software application • How to evaluate the business model behind a software Project • How to effectively use the Value Proposition Canvas & the Business Model Canvas • How to design software at a high level • How to use the software design language RIPPL • How to use the Software Development Canvas to understand the development & launch of a software Project • How to determine the cost of development & maintenance of a software Project

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  2. Financing Strategies: Learn from the Experts

    June 23, 2017, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Center for Women and Enterprise

    If you are in the process of launching a new business, or thinking about starting one, this panel discussion will help you understand the variety of financing options available to new business owners. The discussion will focus on strategies for raising funds as well as what lenders and investors look for when making financing decisions. The panel may include, but not be limited to, the following experts: -Micro-credit lender -Banker -Crowd-funding expert -Angel investor -An entrepreneur with experience raising funds We will begin with a brief introduction and overview of services from each panelist followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the audience.

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