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September 2018

Can We Talk? Difficult Conversations with Underrepresented People of Color: Sense of Belonging and Obstacles to STEM Fields

September 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Universtiy of Rhode Island, 80 Washington Street
Providence,RIUnited States
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Can We Talk? Difficult Conversations with Underrepresented People of Color: Sense of Belonging and Obstacles to STEM Fields, looks at various obstacles and impediments--structural, cultural, psychological, and institutional--that effectively limit the inclusion and participation of underrepresented people of color in STEM fields. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion led by Kendall Moore, professor of film production and multimedia reporting in the URI Harrington School of Communications and Media and a Metcalf Institute Advisory Board member. The film…

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September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Brown University, 154 Angell St,
Providence, RI,RI02906
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Everett’s decades of experience working with people suffering from trauma informs a new piece with a new generation of performers. They bring with them their personal stories and movement styles, and experiences working in schools and youth detention centers. Everett explores how emotions live in the body and how we access them for healing. Humor can be an invaluable lifeline. Good Grief interweaves the science of emotions and trauma, social justice, and human connectedness. Interacting with evocative projections, dioramas and…

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Inclusive SciComm Symposium

September 28
University of Rhode Island, Kingson, RI,02881 + Google Map

How do we make public engagement with science more inclusive at all levels in ways that acknowledge and respect diverse perspectives and contributions in our multicultural society? The University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute in partnership with the Rhode Island Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment Innovation & Modeling (RI C-AIM) will host an Inclusive SciComm Symposium to bring together professionals and students across a wide range of disciplines to discuss challenges, opportunities, and strategies for prioritizing inclusive approaches toward science…

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Women’s Empowerment Conference

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clarion Seekonk/Providence Hotel, 940 Fall River Ave
Seekonk,United States
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Come join like-minded women for the opportunity to learn, grow, and network in an intimate, friendly setting. You will have the opportunity to hear from four amazing women about resilience, organizing your space and time, creativity, and how to be socially savvy in the business world. Our keynote speaker is Melissa Murray, of the DStrong Foundation, and a large portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to benefit her foundation to raise pediatric cancer awareness.

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Next FREE Small Business Workshop Series at Providence Public Library Begins September 29

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Providence Public Library- 225 Washington Street,

If you are thinking of starting a business of your own and wondering where to begin, register NOW to get the basics through this FREE eight-part informational workshop series presented by Providence Public Library and RI SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives). The workshops will be held Saturdays beginning September 29 and running through November 17, from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm at Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence. You MUST register to attend the workshops! RI SCORE counselors…

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Southern Bay Lighthouse Tour with Save The Bay

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Alofsin Piers, Fort AdamsRIUnited States + Google Map

Enjoy the rich, historical sites of the lower part of Narragansett Bay on this 3.5-hour tour. With breathtaking views of the Newport Pell Bridge, Prudence Island, and historic Fort Adams, you’ll view 11 active and inactive lighthouses, and stop at Rose Island for lunch and a tour of the Rose Island Lighthouse and grounds, where guests climb up the tower to view the new Fresnel lens up close! And, if you’re a U.S. Lighthouse Society Passport holder, get your passport…

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October 2018

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Self-Publishing (But Were Afraid to Ask)

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
KSA Marketing, 3351 Post Road
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AMP-RI presents... Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Self-Publishing (But Were Afraid to Ask) Featuring Publishing Expert Steven Porter With recent advances in technology, self-publishing has become reachable for more writers than ever before. New authors quickly realize they can’t go it alone -- they need editors, illustrators, publicists, readers and others to fully realize their goals. This presentation is for writers, business professionals and others who think that publishing a book will enhance their lives either personally or…

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Meet & Greet Local & State Candidates

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Avenue
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Join the Newport County Chamber of Commerce for an informative conversation at this important election year event. This free ‘Meet & Greet’ will give candidates the opportunity to meet with local community members and business leaders and exchange ideas on supporting the broader business environment in the Greater Newport area and throughout Rhode Island. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.

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First Friday Coffee Hosted By Edward Jones – Michael Paolino CFP, AAMS

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Edward Jones – Michael Paolino CFP, AAMS, 24 Salt Pond Rd, Suite D3
South Kingstown,02879
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Please join the SRI Chamber of Commerce for First Friday Coffee hosted by Edward Jones - Michael Paolino CFP, AAMS at his new office in the South Kingstown Office Park. Friday, October 5, 2018 | 8 am - 9 am Network with the best and brightest of Southern Rhode Island's local business community. $5 members / $10 non-members | Bring your business cards!

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“A Memory of Elephants” Opening Reception

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtProv Gallery, 150 Chestnut Street
Providence,RI02903United States
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“A Memory of Elephants” features works from Patricia Hansen's mother/child elephant series that evolved from her journey in northern Thailand. The show runs from October 3 through November 9, with an opening reception on Friday, October 5 from 5 to 9 p.m. While in Thailand, Patricia spent time with former working elephants, now rescued, learning to care for them and developing a bond and mutual trust in the process. Babies of different ages were present as well and the tender…

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