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  • Westerly Land Trust Farmers' Market 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Interactive Storytelling 10 a.m. - Noon Westerly
  • Summer art exhibit 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Charlestown
  • ACGOW July Exhibit 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Westerly
  • RIBC Blood Drive Noon - 2 p.m. Westerly
  • Bingo 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ashaway
  • Drop-In Knitting Club 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Charlestown
  • Museum House tours 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Westerly
  • Critter of the Week 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Charlestown

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  • Kitchens in traditional and vintage homes often are dressed in conservative garb: neutral hues, stainless steel, white-on-white or beige-on-beige. Historically, however, kitchens were actually pretty peppy, according to Deborah Baldwin, editor of This Old House magazine. “Pastel greens, blues, creams … more ...
    Paint your walls a bold color and friends will likely praise your creativity. Invest in a standout piece of furniture or striking work of art and your decorating is bound to earn compliments. But creating a noteworthy room with subtle, … more ...
    For many young people, a first apartment might be a cramped studio or just a bedroom in a shared living arrangement. Juggling that room’s living, dining and sleeping spaces requires creativity. Take Meg Volk, a New York-based producer and photographer … more ...
    There are regular backyard projects and then there are those special backyard projects that bring families closer together, both during the construction and while enjoying the finished piece. If you want to improve your backyard with a special project for … more ...
    The modern world runs on batteries. Portable smartphones, tablets, computers, e-readers and more have revolutionized how everyone communicates. The same is becoming true for household chores. Today’s line-up of innovative devices make maintaining a home’s outdoor spaces easy, fast and … more ...
    You can refresh your outdoor living space with easy-to-tackle projects that can be done in a few weekends. Find online inspiration Determine the type of outdoor living space you want to create that will fit your family’s needs and complement … more ...
    Whether you’re hosting a backyard barbecue or entertaining a late-night dinner party on the deck, summer is the perfect time to throw a get-together in your outdoor living space. The outdoor living experts at Trex offer these tips for creating … more ...
    Although glass and screens have eliminated the practical need for shutters, they’re still popular for decoration. “They add another layer of thoughtful detailing to a house,” says Ted Cleary, a landscape architect in Charlotte, N.C. But to get the right … more ...
    10 reasons to love your lawn   Published Jul 7, 2014
    As summer approaches and your thoughts turn to home improvement and the outdoors, you’re probably considering a variety of ways to make your home more comfortable, more attractive and more environmentally sustainable - while hopefully increasing its value as well. … more ...
    Summer is here and most people are turning their attention to home improvement projects that let them spend more time outside. In fact, 92 percent of residential landscape architects noted outdoor living spaces as a popular design feature for this … more ...
    Patio season is upon us, which means hosting family and friends for warm-weather gatherings and barbecues. Don’t fret; outdoor events don’t have to break the bank. With just a bit of creative vision and DIY savvy, you’ll have an al … more ...

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    Warm weather means more time to spend outside enjoying gentle breezes and sunshine-filled days. Is your deck or patio ready for months of outdoor fun? If your outdoor space is a bit drab, there’s no need to fret. The year’s … more ...
    Whether it’s a cookout for friends or a quiet conversation with family, the backyard deck is the hot spot for summer living. So what’s trending now when it comes to making that space as stylish and functional as it can … more ...
    Summer storm season is upon us - and some of those storms can be severe. Water and storm damage to your home can quickly add up and potentially leave your family in danger, which is why it’s a good idea … more ...
    Now that the United States has emerged from one of the worst winters in the past century, homeowners are starting to take notice of damage caused to their driveways, patios, sidewalks, and other concrete surfaces. This past winter featured an … more ...
    Listing your home for sale? Or want to? First impressions can make the difference in attracting prospective buyers. Many buyers make decisions based on emotion. To appeal to emotions, and make a positive first impression with prospective buyers, present your … more ...
    The United States is a country of renovators and remodelers, judging from the steady growth of home improvement projects across the nation in recent years. People are remodeling their homes at historically high rates, according to the National Association of … more ...
    It might be practical, of course, to decorate your home with neutral colors and muted earth tones. No need to worry about colors clashing if most everything is white, beige and light brown. But what if you’re a fan of … more ...
    If you’re a fan of traditional décor, you probably appreciate the elegant lines and rich history of neoclassical style. Interest in classical style really took off in the second half of the 18th century, when Scottish architect Robert Adam began … more ...
    When spring-cleaning uncovers a worn floor it may be time to consider purchasing a new one, especially if you’re selling your home in the near future. A new floor, like refreshed paint and updated fixtures, makes a home more enjoyable … more ...
    Since its inception in 1924, the Mystic Garden Club celebrates 90 years of good works, and today it remains committed to bringing beauty to the village of Mystic. The club raises over $40,000 a year and donates all proceeds back … more ...
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