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Thursday June 2, 2016 Go To Top
med_caduceus 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Medical Marijuana in RI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 ext. 208   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Courtney David will present an Introduction to Cannabis at the Newport Public Library on Thursday, June 2nd at 6:00 pm.  This introduction will cover a brief history of cannabis, how it interacts with our bodies, an explanation of different varieties and their medicinal effects, as well as the different methods of consumption.  

Ms. David will go over the process of becoming a medical marijuana patient in RI including the qualifying conditions, talking with your doctor, submitting an application and how to safely and legally obtain medical marijuana once you have become a patient.  

Courtney David has over 5 years of experience helping medical marijuana patients in Rhode Island, Vermont, and California.  Her mission is to create cannabis awareness by educating our community on medical marijuana as an alternative medicine in Rhode Island. 

To learn more about Rhode Island state regulations related to the Medical Marijuana Program see http://www.health.ri.gov/healthcare/medicalmarijuana/.

This program is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

    Location: Program Room
Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Gentle Yoga with Tenth Gate Yoga

Hatha style yoga takes yoga a bit more gently, moves more slowly and stretches more deeply

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers              

What to bring: A mat or blanket; bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses)

Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Zumba with Zaida!

Dance-style fitness class that is fun, energetic, & makes you feel amazing!

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers              

What to bring: Bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses)

 

 

Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Workout with Pulse Fitness!

A bootcamp style workout- burpees for the more advanced & general body weight work for beginners!

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

                      

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather

Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers              

What to bring: A mat or blanket; bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses)

 
med_stethoscope 6:00 PM MedlinePlus Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Varrecchia   847-8720, ext.208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

Learn how to use the National Institute of Health's MedlinePlus website!

Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, Medline is a tremendously powerful resource for learning about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues - all in language you can understand. And not only does it offer reliable, up-to-date health information anytime and anywhere, but it does so for free.

Lifespan medical librarian Barbara Davis will lead the workshop. Participants will be provided with a laptop so they can follow along as Barbara guides them through the site.

Registration is limited. Please register in advance by contacting the reference desk.

    Location: Program Room
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
nat_stars 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept   847-8720 x208   info@newportlibraryri.org
   

 Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe is an exciting family program (adult oriented) for ages 8 to 100 about the universe from the very small to the very large that lasts approximately 1 ½ hours. Astronomer Kevin Manning begins with an indoor presentation using slides and video. Following the indoor presentation, everyone heads outside - weather permitting - to view celestial objects in the night sky through a powerful hand-crafted telescope, such as the ice crystal rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon, etc. 

Kevin is a gifted astronomer, having worked as a consultant with NASA, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory launched on the space shuttle with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and other ground-based observatories. Kevin won national and international awards in his field, was both a Wright Fellow and an Einstein Fellow, and did some work with Brookhaven National Laboratory. Besides the numerous workshops he's presented over the years at libraries, observatories, and science centers, some noteworthy ones include those made at Tufts University, State University of New York at Stony Brook, the National Science Teachers Association's National Convention, American Association for the Advancement of Science Breakfast with Scientists, and the National Parks Service.

Free and open to all. No registration required.

    Location: Program Room
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 9:00 AM  -  9:45 AM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Workout with Heidi's Fitness Studio

A version of Heidi's famous Fit Camp- a boot camp style workout

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: Bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses)              

 

 

Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Workout with Force Newport Crossfit

CrossFit is the principal strength and conditioning program that delivers a fitness that is broad, general, and inclusive. 

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: Bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses).       

        

 

 

Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Workout with Pulse Fitness!

A bootcamp style workout- burpees for the more advanced & general body weight work for beginners!

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

                      

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather

Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers              

What to bring: A mat or blanket; bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses)

Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Yoga with Mahatma Yoga

All ages yoga! Instructors will be available for adults and children at this fitness class! A Vinyasa flow and creative movement style yoga for adults and kids! 

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 2-100 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: A mat or blanket, bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses).       

 

Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

Yoga with Thames Street Yoga

The ancient, sacred teachings of vinyasa yoga – moving with breath, awareness and intention.  

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: A mat or blanket, bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses).       

 

Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
rec_aerobics 9:15 AM  -  10:00 AM FREE Fitness Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kirby Lee   401-847-8720 x208   klee@newportlibraryri.org
   

Exercise Your Mind!

T'ai Chi with Villari's Martial Arts Center's Jesse Harding

T'ai Chi is often called "moving meditation" using slow movements to balance thoughts, feelings, and actions to put "more years in your life and more life on your years."

Fitness classes are FREE and open to anyone 18-118 years old and any ability. No registration is required.

Classes will be held in Aquidneck Park next to the library. Participants should gather by the parking lot entrance before class. Classes will be held in the Library's Program Room in the event of bad weather. Participants will be admitted to indoor classes on a first-come first serve basis.

What to wear: Clothing that is comfortable for exercise and sneakers. 

What to bring: Bottle of water; sun protection (sunscreen, hat and/or sunglasses).       

 

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Thursday October 6, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_ghost 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM A Supernatural Evening with Jeff Belanger Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ann Amaral   847-8720 x107   aamaral@newportlibraryri.org
   

Jeff Belanger, Emmy-nominated Host of New England Legends on PBS, Ghostvillage.com founder, and Travel Channel’s Ghost Adventures writer to offer an evening of true ghost stories, research, and evidence from around the world.

Belanger is a paranormal researcher, investigator, and is the author of more than a dozen books on the paranormal that have been published in six languages. He’s also the Emmy-nominated host, writer, and producer of New England Legends on PBS and the series writer/researcher for the Ghost Adventures show on the Travel Channel, which is now in its ninth season. He is a noted speaker and media personality who has lectured at libraries, universities, corporations, MENSA’s national conference, and has given a prestigious TEDx talk in New York City.

Belanger’s talk will include images, audio clips, and video from some of the world’s most infamous haunts plus a Q&A session for the audience. He will also have autographed books available for purchase.

Free and open to the public. Seating is on a first come, first serve basis and subject to capacity.

 

 

    Location: Program Room
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