Friends of the Libraries of Foster Harvest Contra Dance

Harvest Contra Dance with Caller, Elwod Donnelly and music by the May Bees! October 22, 7:00pm, at the Moosup Valley Grange Tickets will be $12 per person. Sold at the libraries prior to the event as well as at the door based on space available. Refreshments and raffle tickets will be sold. All proceeds benefit […]

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After School: Swamp Meadow Theater Group

Wednesdays for grades 2:00-5:00pm (September 14th-November 9th) Transportation on Bus 5 will be provided on Wednesday from Paine School to Foster Center Library (with notes from parent). Join Mrs. Murphy and Swamp Meadow volunteers as they teach various acting methods, techniques and styles. A special performance will be held on the last day!

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The Shanteyman

Saturday, October 28, 1:00pm at Moosup Valley Grange Join us for  a family event, interactive and filled with music, a maritime ghost story, or two! and poetry inspired by the sea. For all ages.

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Gilbert Stuart: Master Portrait Artist

Thursday, October 27, 6:00pm at Foster Public Margaret O’Connor, Executive Director of the Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum, will talk about the famous artist’s life, paintings and his historic Colonial home in Saunderstown.

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Volunteering for Hospice

Wednesday, October 26, 2:00pm at Foster Public Library. Ashley Toste of Beacon Hospice will give an introductory talk about Hospice and about how to become a Hospice volunteer. Please pre-register by calling 397-4801

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Robotics & Java Coding & MIT Apps with the Ponaganset High Team

For five sessions in July, 2016, The Robotics team from Ponaganset High School is teaching Java coding to school age children and teens in the Foster Public Library basement.  Using Internet videos and demonstrations, the team is showing student how to move and manipulate a real robot (“Magni”) used in school competitions.  All welcome at […]

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Dean Watts on Self-defense & Martial Arts for Teens

Thursday July 14 in the Eddy Building, Foster Center, RI, at 3  – 4:30 pm Teens will learn basic self-defense in a fun, fast-paced workshop with Dean Watts.  His approach is to show students how to solve problems without violence and to teach some simple, safe techniques to defend against bullies and strangers.  The program […]

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Heirloom Flower and Vegetable Gardening

Growing Heirloom flowers and Vegetables, a talk by Karen Mueller on Saturday, April 9 at 1 p.m at Tyler Free Library. Learn about the special qualities of open-pollinated, old-time cultivars and how they can make your garden and your table more interesting!

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YOGA for Adults

Judy Jenkins is teaching yoga and beginning meditation on Thursdays at Foster Public Library at 6 p.m.  Classes start on Thursday May 5th and continue each Thursday evening in May: May 5 May 12 May 19 May 26 Join us! All levels of yoga practice welcome, including beginners.  Call the libraries for more information: 397-4801 […]

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