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Thursday Hike at Dr. John Champlin Glacier Park, Westerly
10 a.m. - Noon Westerly

E-Reader Help
10 a.m. - Noon Charlestown

Music with Mr. Mike
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Charlestown

Drop-In Knitting Group
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown

Book Discussion Group
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Charlestown

Light It Up Blue for Autism Speaks
5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Westerly

Pilates and Strength
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Charlestown

Basic Computer Instruction
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Charlestown

Irish Language Lessons
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly

Canoeing Made Easy
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Charlestown

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Wings & Wishes Butterfly Garden

Location: Pleasant Acres Nursery
130 Franklin St., Westerly, Rhode Island 02891

Event Date: Sunday, July 13
From: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The event is sponsored by L + M Hospital and co-produced by the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Area Chamber of Commerce and the Westerly Lions Club. Over 700 exotic butterflies will be on exhibit at the garden. There will be photo opportunities with the butterflies and information about them including how to identify seven butterfly species and growing plants for a butterfly garden. Other activities that are part of the weekend include a Save the Bay exhibit, a local beekeepers demonstration, a planting station with the Children’s Workshop, animal and wildlife rescue exhibits from Denison Nature Center, Mystic Aquarium and Biomes Marine Biology Center, facepainting, and refreshments. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children. For more information on either event, visit Westerlychamber.org or call 401-596-7761.