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  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • Children's story hour 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Hope Valley
  • Wild About Reading 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Charlestown
  • August Art Exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Art Show & Sale Noon - 4 p.m. Watch Hill
  • Mah Jongg Group 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Charlestown
  • RIBC Blood Drive 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Hopkinton
  • Tom McCoy Summer Fun Run Series 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • Blues on the Beach 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Misquamicut

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  • Hera Gallery hosts ‘Haiku’ by Jacobs

    SOUTH KINGSTOWN — Hera Gallery will feature the exhibition “Haiku” by Jeannette Jacobs through Oct. 5 at its new location at 10 High St.

    Jacobs, who has made more than 100 originally designed quilts, spent her college years at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y. After that she worked as a graphic designer with many corporate clients and employers that included Prentice-Hall, CBS, Chiquita, AT&T, and Harper Collins. In December 2002, Jacobs moved to Rhode Island and started to slow down her graphic design work so that she could focus on her own art. She explored painting, working in 3D, and then, in 2005, discovered quilt making.

    “When I work on a quilt, I put away all thoughts that are not helpful and direct my energies towards relaxing and focusing,” the artist says. “I work intuitively. I begin to see shapes in my head and think about how to cut them out of the huge palette of colors and patterns that I have in my fabrics. I have learned not to think about what others expect or what will sell, but rather I look at my time in my studio as a process of discovery.



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