Upcoming Public Events

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
RAIN GARDENS: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY DO WE NEED THEM
Time: 1:30 pm Program
Place: Little Compton Community Center
Program: URI Master Gardener Betsy Polhemus will educate us on the importance of rain gardens.
This program is open to the public.

Thursday, November 8, 2018
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00
Place: Long Highway south of Simmons Pond to Pottersville Road
Meet at Simmons Pond Management.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00 am
Place: Peckham Road
Meet at Peckham’s Greenhouse.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00 am
Place: Long Highway from Pottersville Road to and including John Sisson Road
Meet at Crowthers’ Restaurant parking area.

Thursday, February 14, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00 am Place: Swamp Road and Brownell Road
Meet at southern end of South of Commons Road.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
VEGETABLE GARDENING
Time: 1:30pm – Program
Place: Little Compton Community Center Program: Local farmer and Wishing Stone Farm owner Skip Paul will talk to us about vegetable gardening.
This program is open to the public.

Thursday, March 14, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00 am
Place: Willow Avenue and South of Commons Road
Meet at Corner Cones parking lot.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019
GARDENING FOR WATER QUALITY IN THE OCEAN STATE
Time: 7:30 pm Program
Place: Little Compton Community Center
Program: Our actions on land effect water quality and pollution. Elizabeth Herron, Coordinator of URI Watershed Watch Program, will provide RI citizens with scientific information to better assess and manage their land and water resources.
This program is open to the public.

Saturday, April 20, 2019
TOWN CLEANUP – EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
Time: 9:00 am
Place: Headquarters at the Brownell House
Members are encouraged to participate in this town-wide event to clear roads of litter. This project is carried out with youth groups and the students of Wilbur and McMahon Schools.
The public is invited to help.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
CONTROLLING INVASIVE PLANTS WITHOUT PESTICIDES
Time: 7:30 pm Program
Place: Little Compton Community Center
Program: Lisa Tewksbury from the URI Department of Plant Sciences and Entomology will share with us the latest methods of controlling invasives without the use of chemical pesticides, digging and pulling, or wholesale clearing.
This program is open to the public.

Thursday, May 9, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00 am
Place: Colebrook Road from Long Highway to Adamsville
Meet at Simmons Pond Management Area parking lot.

Saturday, May 25, 2019
BLOSSOMS AND SWEETS SALE
Time: 7:30 am – sale begins.
Place: In front of Wilbur’s General Store
Shop for tasty bakery goods, beautiful hardy plants and gently used garden goods.

Thursday, June 13, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time: 9:00 am
Place: South Shore Road and Beach entrance
Meet at South Shore Beach parking lot.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION
Time 9:00 am
Place: Meeting House Lane and the Commons
Meet at the Brownell House parking lot.
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
OWLS OF NEW ENGLAND
Time: 7:30 pm Program
Place: Little Compton Community Center
Program: Bring the family and join Audubon naturalist, Kim Calcagno,.
This program is open to the public.

Thursday, August 8, 2019
ROADSIDE LITTER COLLECTION Time: 9:00 am
Place: Peckham Road
Meet at Peckham’s Greenhouse.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
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LIVING IN HARMONY WITH LOCAL WILDLIFE
Time: 7:30pm
Program: Mary Grande, Wild Life Coordinator for the R.I. DEM Division of Fish and Wildlife, will talk about living in harmony with local wildlife, and how the landscape has changed over time.
This program is open to the public.