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  • Fri, Sep 2
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    It wouldn’t be Labor Day on Block Island without the annual Lions Club Clambake.  This is the 19th year of the event — so invite your friends and family to join and mark your calendars for Saturday, September 2 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m.  It all takes place on the grounds of the charming and historic...
  • Wed, Jul 27
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    Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Nature Conservancy’s office on Block Island. Chris Littlefield is hosting one-time walks at different locations to highlight the island’s unique natural heritage and conservation history. Call (401)466-2129 for more specific location details. Co-sponsored...
  • Wed, Jul 27
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    A salt marsh adventure for kids and their parents. Meet at Andy’s Way, off Corn Neck Road. (Kids need to wear water shoes and parents must attend.) Co-sponsored by Block Island Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy.
  • Wed, Jul 27
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    Kids and their parents explore the beach to the North Light. Meet at Settler’s Rock, at the end of Corn Neck Road. (Kids need to wear water shoes and parents must attend.) Co-sponsored by Block Island Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy
  • Wed, Jul 27
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    Everyone loves a clean beach. Come for a stroll and lend a hand! Different locations each week. Co-sponsored by Block Island Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy 7/27......Settler’s Rock 8/3........Mansion Beach 8/10......Scotch Beach 8/17......Town Beach 8/24......West Beach
  • Wed, Jul 27
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    Kids and their parents locate all sorts of species special to Block Island. Meet at the Rodman’s Hollow parking lot on Cooneymus Road. (Parents must attend.) Co-sponsored by Block Island Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy
  • Tue, Jul 26
    A jaunt with beautiful views and wonderful wildlife. Meet at the parking lot for Clay Head Trail, half-mile off Corn Neck Road, down the dirt road across from the yellow house. Co-sponsored by Block Island Conservancy and The Nature Conservancy.
  • Tue, Jul 26
    A salt marsh scavenger hunt for kids and their parents. Meet at Andy’s Way, off Corn Neck Road. (Kids need to wear water shoes and parents must attend.)
  • Tue, Jul 26
    Join the Nature Conservancy for an exploration at Hodge Family Wildlife Preserve that is fun and educational. Meet at the parking lot for Hodge on Corn Neck Road (3 miles from town on the left).
  • Tue, Jun 30
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    Fishing is a favorite island sport. The island hosts many fishing tournaments each summer like the Bluefish Derby Tournament, the B.I.V.F.D. Fishing Tournament, the Pabst Blue Ribbon Tournament and the Tri-State Canyon Shootout. Both Old Harbor and New Harbor are home to charter boats that are...
  • Tue, Jun 30
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    Natchez Burning Greg Iles $9.99 Natchez Burning is the first installment (862pages) in an epic trilogy that interweaves crimes, lies, and secrets of the past and present in a thriller featuring Southern lawyer and former prosecutor Penn Cage. The size is at first daunting but you will...
  • Tue, Jun 9
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    With a year-round population of just over 900 people, Block Island is not just a summer vacation spot. There people — young and old — who call Block Island home for 12 months out of the year. There are also people who come to block Island for the entire summer — to visit family, stay at their...