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Story Hour
10 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Charlestown

Community Artists Program
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown

Fellowship Soup Kitchen
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. Charlestown

Holiday book sale
5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Westerly

Chess Club
6 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. Westerly

GED Preparation Classes
9:15 a.m. - Noon Wyoming

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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 or call 401-596-7761.