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4H GREEN FIELDS PARENTS INFO MEETING
Do you have a child who may be interested in our 4H club for children 8 and up? If so, please attend our informational meeting on Thursday, March 6th at 7pm.
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Not one, but TWO New Dance Nights @the Barn!
March 14th 8pm – All Saint’s Dance
It’s Valentine’s Day AND St. Patrick’s Day all in one fun night! Sweet treats, cold drinks and a hot dance floor…and the crowning of the King & Queen! Wearin’ of the green AND the pink is encouraged!
July 11th 8pm – Holiday Dance
Holiday? Which Holiday? All of them! Join us as your favorite holiday and enjoy light refreshments, cash bar with a signature ‘holiday’ drink. Prizes will be awarded for best costume!
Jan – March Fireside Lectures Series
Presented in collaboration with the Bristol Historical & Preservation Society.
Don’t let the dark and chilly winter evenings keep you at home. Come warm up with us!
All lectures begin at 7pm and take place in our Barn. Light refreshments will be served. Handicapped accessible.
Members free • $5 for Non-Members
Wednesday, January 22nd at 7pm (Snow date: 1/29)
King Philip’s War: The War in Our Backyard
Presented by: Michael Tougias
Author Michael Tougias brings local history to life in his narrated slide presentation about King Philip’s War, which on a per capita basis was the bloodiest conflict in our nation’s history. The presentation will discuss the Indian way of life, Colonial settlements, and the events leading up to this cataclysmic war. Tougias is the co-author of King Philip’s War and the author of nineteen books.
Wednesday, February 12th at 7pm (Snow date: 2/19)
Culture in Context: The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Presented by: Robert W. Preucel
The Haffenreffer Museum originated with the private collection of Rudolf F. Haffenreffer II, who founded the Museum in the early 20th century on the Mount Hope Grant in Bristol. Dr. Preucel, Director of the Museum and Professor of Anthropology at Brown University, will provide an overview of the history of the Museum and will discuss its collections, exhibitions and research.
Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm (Snow date: 3/19)
Commons, Cottages and Carousels: Rhode Island’s National Register
Presented by: Joanna M. Doherty
Discover the variety of Rhode Island properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the nation’s inventory of properties worth of preservation. Learn the benefits of a National Register listing and how it can encourage the protection of special places, like Mount Hope Farm, in your community. Joanna Doherty is Senior Architectural Historian, Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission.
Mount Hope Farmer’s Market Is Indoors
Just because the weather is cooler you don’t need to miss out on all the freshness at our Farmer’s Market! Starting Sat, Nov 2nd our Farmer’s market moves into our heated barn for the season. Enjoy all your favorite vendors along with music & fun while staying cozy throughout the cooler seasons.
Lots more happening all year long.