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Community Events

  1. Herreshoff Marine Museum Independence Day Celebration

    July 3, 2017, 5:30 PM - July 4, 2017, 3:00 PM

    July 3rd: Party on the Waterfront Party begins Monday at 5:30pm , Museum Open 10am-7:30pm Cocktails, Blount Chowder, and catering by Russell Morin Live Music by 6 Digg-It Band & Dancing on the Waterfront, 8pm-11pm View fireworks on the dock & S'mores on the Beach Would you like to reserve a table for 8-10 guests? Group rates are available! July 4th: Parade Viewing Event We are also selling tickets for breakfast, lunch, and seats in the shade during the 4th of July parade. Guests can enjoy raised seating to get the best view of the parade while still being out of the sun. Breakfast and lunch will also be provided with a ticket. Restrooms and parking will be available as well.

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  2. Audubon Society Summer Camp

    July 4, 2017, All Day @ Audubon Society of Rhode Island Environmental Education Center

    Audubon’s Summer Camps gets kids ages 3½ to 15 outside exploring our local environment — fields, forests, ponds, streams, and the coast of Narragansett Bay. Our camps are conveniently located at our wildlife refuges in Bristol and Seekonk. It’s the perfect environment for adventure, exploration, learning, and loads of fun! It’s what summer camp should be! Audubon provides a safe environment for plenty of outdoor fun in a variety of natural habitats.

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  3. 4th of July Parade Picnic at Linden Place Mansion

    July 4, 2017, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Linden Place Mansion

    Linden Place, an 1810 Federal mansion in the heart of Bristol, RI will be hosting its Annual Fourth of July Parade Picnic on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Located directly on the historic Bristol Fourth of July Parade route, Linden Place will be offering bleacher-style seating, and tables and chairs under the shade of the Linden trees. Tour the mansion, stroll the gardens and soak up Bristol’s festive atmosphere. Stop by the Linden Place office to reserve tickets at 500 Hope Street, by telephone at (401) 253-0390 or purchase tickets online at This picnic always sells out so don’t miss Bristol’s biggest event of the year and support the restoration of this historic landmark. There’s no place like Linden Place on the 4th of July!

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  4. WEBOND-Women's Networking Group

    July 4, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ East Bay Chamber of Commerce

    Each week we will present a guest speaker (20 min.), Networking,. Raffle prizes, goodies and more! Hosted by W.E.B.O.N.D Women's Empowerment and Business Owners Networking Development. Bringing life-balance, education and resources to women. The Women's Empowerment and Business Owners' Networking Development is a women-only networking group of the East Bay Chamber of Commerce. The group meets every Tuesday at noon at the Chamber office, bringing life-balance, education and resources to women in business and career professionals in the East Bay. It is WEBOND's mission to support, educate and empower women to be their best both physically and financially through uniting and building each other up and providing a platform in which to share resources that encourage personal growth and a prosperous community.

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