Westerly Sun Podcast

You’re listening to the Westerly Sun’s podcast, where we talk about the best local events, new job postings, obituaries, and more.

First, a bit of Rhode Island history. Today’s history update is brought to you by Perennial.

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Now for some history. Moonrise Kingdom, Wes Anderson’s popular 2012 film, was set on the fictional island of New Penzance. But  you can visit the real site of Sam and Suzy’s romantic getaway in Rhode Island. Yes, this scene was filmed at the Fort Wetherill State Park, it’s in Jamestown at the southern end of Conanicut Island. Road trip anyone? Tune in again tomorrow for another bit of Rhode Island history!

Now for some events.

Tonight, CC O’Brien’s is hosting their weekly trivia night. CC O’Brien’s is located at 8 Mechanic Street, Pawcatuck, Connecticut. The event is free and starts at 7:30 p.m. so come test your knowledge and win great prizes including gift certificates!

If staying active is more your speed there’s a Yoga class at duBois Beach tomorrow, at 5:30 p.m.

Also tomorrow, MUJI Canada is hosting a free flower arrangement online workshop with DeLight Floral + Design. With our gardens in full bloom, why not learn how to arrange flowers? You can find the workshop on Eventbrite, it starts at 7 p.m.


It’s not an easy time to look for a new job, we’re here to help. Today’s Job posting comes from The Windjammer Surf Bar in Westerly. They’re hiring for all positions. It’s a busy beachfront restaurant in Misquamicut with a fun team. To learn more visit their website windjammersurfbarri.com

Today we’re remembering the life of Anne Marie Madden of Westerly. She was the wife for over 50 years to the late Frank Madden. She enjoyed knitting and was a great cook who enjoyed doting on her children and grandchildren. Anne Marie will be dearly missed by her children and grandchildren. We thank you for taking a moment with us to remember and celebrate Anne Marie’s life.

That’s it for today, we’ll be back next time with more! Also, remember to check out our sponsor Perennial, Daily Gut & Brain, available at the CVS on Main St. in Wakefield!

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