Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Preschool Dance Party



Toddlers and preschoolers were dancing up a storm and having a great time learning dances from "The Chicken Dance" to "Loop-de-Loo". Good times, good tunes and good exercise all in one morning!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Family, History, and Art found in American Quilts





Susan Jerome, Collections Manager at the University of Rhode Island Historic Textile and Costume Collection, explored the ways in which quilts are a part of American culture and folklore. Definitions and ideas about quilts were also discussed.

Audience members brought family heirlooms and Ms. Jerome helped to identify their fabrics and type. Tips on the proper care and preservation of these treasures were also presented.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

The Signing of the Beams





One step closer to Barney's reopening. The beams and infra-structure have been erected. Community supporters ventured out on this fine Spring day to sign the structure and offer their support.