The Rainbow Beard Show–Wednesday, August 7th at 6pm

Join us as we welcome Ricky Katowicz, the creator and host of a live theater production for children and their families called The Rainbow Beard Show. It is both a spectacle and a classroom.

Audience participation is encouraged and the shows feature recurring characters, special guests, minute long dance parties, and a celebration of authentic feelings. All ages welcome, no registration required.

Wednesday, August 7th at 6pm

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Win two free tickets to see Hamilton at PPAC August 4, 2019!

Two Tiverton residents are sponsoring an essay contest offering two free tickets to a performance of the play Hamilton at PPAC on August 4,2019.  The contest is open to public high school students residing in Tiverton, Portsmouth and Little Compton.

In order to win, students are required to write a one page essay on the topic “Seeing Hamilton in Providence this Summer is important to me because” and submit their entries via email totivertonhamiltonessay@gmail.com  no later than July 21, 2019.  Tickets are not for resale and are not transferable.

The tickets are being offered by Celeste Ferendo and Lou Viola, who recently relocated to Tiverton after retiring from entertainment industry careers in New York City.  

A former costumer and personal assistant for Diana Ross and wardrobe supervisor at Radio City Music Hall and numerous New York based and international theatre and dance companies, Ms. Ferendo has donated her professional expertise to a number of local productions, including the local C.O.R.E. program and the annual Tiverton High School musicals.  

Mr. Viola, formerly a talent agent and later a producer of live events for  HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival and development executive and “scout” for NBC, was instrumental in the ascent of the careers of a large number of prominent comedians, including Steven Wright, Pee Wee Herman, NIGHT COURT’S JudgeHarry Anderson and Lewis Black.  He also produced off-Broadway in New York and Los Angeles.  Mr. Viola is originally from North Providence, RI and began his career in Boston in the late 60’s as a tour manager for many of the region’s prominent folk and folk rock performers of that era. 

Entires will be judged on the quality and clarity of the writing and adherence to the topic.  The decision as to the winners will be made by the sponsors and is final.  Those entering need to include their age and contact information.   Winners will notified by August 1, 2019.

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Animal Experiences–Wednesday, July 3rd at 6pm

Join us as we welcome Dave Marchetti and his Animal Experiences program! Animal Experiences is an hour long program of learning and hands-on fun with reptiles and some small mammals. Meet Dora and Diego the turtles, Indigo the lizard, Pixie Stick the snake, as well as, fifteen of their good friends.

You won’t just pet these guys, you’ll learn about them and have an opportunity to hold the animals. Come meet them up close and personal!

Wednesday, July 3rd at 6pm.

An all ages event, no registration required.

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2019 Summer @ the Library sign up begins!

Welcome to A Universe of Stories, this year’s theme for the summer reading program! Sign up begins Monday, June 17th and will be open through Friday, August 9th. Pick up a timed reading chart to record your summer reading (or books being read to you!) and earn prizes along the way.

We will also have great programs throughout the summer with fabulous entertainers and fun educational activities. Participants and their families will be welcome in August to join us for a pizza party to celebrate the kids’ reading accomplishments. Best for ages 3 & up.

Let’s blast off to reading!

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