August 21, 2019

Weaver Library August Adult and Family Programs

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Weaver Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 401-434-2453 eastprovidencelibrary.org

Ghosts of Messer Street: The Providence Grays of the National League, 1878-1885
Monday, August 5, 2019 ~ 7pm

Historic base ball player Jon Henson recounts the rise of the Providence Grays, the powerhouse baseball club that fielded four future Hall of Famers, won two National League pennants and the first postseason interleague world championship series. Henson’s talk reveals the colorful personalities and anecdotes of the major league franchise that held court for eight seasons in Providence’s West End.

Concert on the Weaver Lawn: Navy Band Northeast
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 ~ 6:30pm

It wouldn’t be summer without the Navy Band! Exceptional Navy musicians play everything from patriotic tunes to jazz and pop. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy Americana fare from the one and only Haven Brothers Mobile Food Truck.

Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 8, 2019 ~ 4 -7pm

Music by Allysen Callery
Special Food Demonstration by Chef and Rhed’s Hot Sauce creator Deja Hart. Try samples of Deja’s Smoked Mussel and Corn Chowder!

Summer Movie Night under the Stars: THE WIZARD OF OZ
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 ~ 7pm

(Film will begin 15 minutes after sunset at approximately 8pm)
Weaver Library hosts its first outdoor movie night! And, it’s a CLASSIC night at that. Bring the whole family to see “The Wizard of Oz” on the big screen. Follow the yellow brick road to fun for the whole family complete with free popcorn. Bring a blanket and come early for some Oz fun under the stars. (G; 1939; 101 min.)

Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 15, 2019 ~ 4 -7pm
Music by Farm Dog

URI SNAP-ED Nutrition Educators were a hit in July and return in August. They will prepare a healthy recipe using food from the Farmers’ Market and have samples for all. Visit the Teen Community Service tent and see a cool Basket Coiling Demo and take part in a Raffle.

Concert on the Weaver Lawn: RI Philharmonic Youth Summer Wind Ensembles
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 ~ 6:30pm

Weaver Library is proud to support the RI Philharmonic Youth Wind Ensembles and provide a local venue for their summer performance. Come hear these talented youth and enjoy an inspiring evening on the library lawn. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a delicious dinner from GottaQ BBQ!, voted the best BBQ truck in 2018! (Rain date: August 28th)

Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 22, 2019 ~ 4 -7pm

Music by The Ocean State Ramblers
Get a free ice cream cone at 3:30pm just before the start of the Farmers’ Market plus have fun as a roving BUBBLE MAN creates giant bubbles! The Hope Club from Bay View High School returns to do a children’s activity.

Weaver Library Farmers Market
Thursday, August 29, 2019 ~ 4 -7pm

Music by Patty & Frank Silva
Special Food Demonstration with samples by Chef and Rhed’s Hot Sauce creator Deja Hart.

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