standing Week Ahead


Head to the Malted Barley Wednesday at 6 p.m. to help raise funds for Dan and Danielle Joubert and their young family at the Joubert Family Fundraiser. $10 per person is requested. All are welcome to attend and help support the family. For more information, send an email to or to make a donation, visit the young professionals Facebook page.


Meet local artist and teacher Solace Loven Thursday at 6 p.m. at Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Road in Charlestown. Loven will discuss her book, “Art & life after death: the journals of Solace Loven.” The talk is free. For more information, call 401-364-6211 or visit


Make it to Mystic for a poetry reading with Mark Doty Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Mystic Museum of Art, 9 Water St. in Mystic, when The Arts Café Mystic presents its April Show. Andrew Willis will provide the evening's music. Cost is $15, free for students. For more information, email or call 860-912-2444.


Meet and greet WHS grad and fiber artist Michael Gabrielle this weekend at Ocean House when the Westerly native talks about his process of becoming an artist during a series of workshops and classes. The public is invited to any of the morning receptions Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9-11 a.m., a Friday macramé wall-hanging workshop at 2 p.m. ($65 cost), a children's workshop Saturday at 1 p.m. ($40 cost), and an "Up Close and Personal" talk Sunday at 2 p.m. Visit for reservations.


Hop on over to the Dunn's Corner Community Church, 221 Post Road, Westerly on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. for the church's annual peanut-free community Easter Egg Hunt. Everyone is welcome to color eggs, decorate cookies, dance to the music and search for hidden goodies. 


Head to Wilcox Park for the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce's annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. when children ages 1-8 are invited to hunt for Easter eggs and meet the Easter Bunny and Lucky the Duck. Open and free to all. Visit for more information. 


Jump on over to Knickerbocker Music Center Sunday beginning at 1 p.m. for a Jonnycake Center fundraiser, "Jumping for Jonnycake," featuring performances by The Al Copley Band, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, Duke Robillard, the Sidewinders, and Ed Peabody and the Big Blue Thang Music Page. Tickets are $20. For tickets or more information, visit or


Enjoy a conversation with noted author, lecturer and leadership educator Rachel Simmons Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Pine Point School, 89 Barnes Road in Stonington. The talk is designed for parents of daughters and all those who support the girls in their lives. Simmons, the author of "Enough As She Is," "Odd Girl Out," and "The Curse of the Good Girl," is founder of the nonprofit organization Girls Leadership. The program is free. Register at


Splurge on an early morning breakfast Saturday at the Hope Valley Grange & Community Center. The all-you-can-eat Fisherman’s Breakfast will run from 4 to 9 a.m. at the grange hall, 1116 Main St. in Hope Valley. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon or sausage, and toast.

Events are subject to change, so double-check before heading out. For more events/updates/changes, call the individual organization or visit

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