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Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 2

What: Resiliency Walk at Wickford Harbor.
When: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Rain date is Oct. 7.
Where: Wickford Harbor.
About: The event is part of Coastweeks, a four-week celebration dedicated to building awareness, understanding and management of Rhode Island’s coastal environmental and its resources.
Info: RSVP to Tracy Kennedy at tkennedy@mail.uri.edu or 401-874-6805.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 3

What: Marsh Tour.
When: 10 a.m.-noon. Rain date is Oct. 6, from 1-3 p.m.
Where: Narrow River, beginning location on Middlebridge Road by the Kayak Center.
About: The event is part of Coastweeks, a four-week celebration dedicated to building awareness, understanding and management of Rhode Island’s coastal environmental and its resources.
Info: RSVP to Tracy Kennedy at tkennedy@mail.uri.edu or 401-874-6805.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 4

What: Eco-Depot.
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: North Smithfield High School, 412 Greenville Road.
About: Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. Such waste includes oven cleaner, cleaning products, flea collars, pool chemicals, nail polish remover and oil-based paint. This free service is available by appointment only.
Info: To make an appointment, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430, ext. 241.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 5

What: Plant Walks at Blithewold Series.
When:
1-2:30 p.m.
Where:
Blithewold Mansion, 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, R.I.
About:
Join Blithewold’s Assistant Grounds Manager Dan Christina for a Fall Foliage Walk.  Our fun and informal Plant Walks series will get you familiar with the plants and trees spread over Blithewold’s 33 acres of lawns and gardens. People of all ages and levels of gardening experience are welcome. Tickets are $5 for members and $5 (plus admission) for non-members.
Info:
Visit blithewold.org.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 7

What: Walk at Napatree.
When: 1-4 p.m.
Where: Napatree Point Conservation Area, Watch Hill, Westerly, R.I. (gate adjacent to Misquamicut Club Beach Club, Fort Road).
About: The event is part of Coastweeks, a four-week celebration dedicated to building awareness, understanding and management of Rhode Island’s coastal environmental and its resources.
Info: RSVP to Tracy Kennedy at tkennedy@mail.uri.edu or 401-874-6805.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 18

What: Eco-Depot.
When: 8 a.m.-noon.
Where: Central Landfill, 65 Shun Pike, Johnston, R.I.
About: Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. Such waste includes oven cleaner, cleaning products, flea collars, pool chemicals, nail polish remover and oil-based paint. This free service is available by appointment only.
Info: To make an appointment, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430, ext. 241.

What: Eco-Depot.
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Richmond transfer station, 51 Buttonwoods Road.
About: Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. Such waste includes oven cleaner, cleaning products, flea collars, pool chemicals, nail polish remover and oil-based paint. This free service is available by appointment only.
Info: To make an appointment, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430, ext. 241.

What: Harvest Fair by the Pond.
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine.
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Lily Pads Professional Center, 27 North Road, Peace Dale, R.I.
About: In its second year, event organizers have collected used treasures, from vintage jewelry to handyman tools, and sell them at below market prices. For kids, there will be face-painting and games, and the event also will feature a large assortment of plants, fresh-baked cookies and all-natural hot dogs. The fair is organized and managed by members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County.
Info: Click here.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 25

What: Eco-Depot.
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Jamestown DPW.
About: Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. Such waste includes oven cleaner, cleaning products, flea collars, pool chemicals, nail polish remover and oil-based paint. This free service is available by appointment only.
Info: To make an appointment, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430, ext. 241.