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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Parks and Recreation Activities for You!

Our Town Parks and Recreation Department works hard to provide activities for both year-round residents and summer guests in town. Check these out and put them in your plans!

Pickleball Clinics

Learn one of the fastest sports in America. Pickleball is a paddle sport for all ages and athletic ability levels. Clinics will be run by Ed and Barbra Nicholson at Wicklund Park Tennis Courts, These are just south of the Charlestown Elementary School, behind the baseball diamond. The sessions will be on Monday, June 20th and 27th from 4 to 5:30 p.m. They are free of charge and no pre-registration is required. 

Free Movies and Concerts at Ninigret Park

These have been a big hit the last few years so be sure to check them out!

Wednesday Night Movies – located in the field near the playground and begin at dusk.
June 29 – Goonies
July 13 – Minions
July 27 – Inside Out – Sponsored by The Hitching Post, Inc.
August – 10 – Everest

Sponsored by Charlestown Senior Center Association, RPE, Charlestown Ambulance Corp.

Sunday Evening Summer Concerts - near the playground in the new pavilion starting at 5 p.m.
June 26 – Phil Adams – Musician from Westerly who plays acoustic rock
July 10 – Silverteeth – Alternative Rock – best emerging band in 2015 – Band Member from Charlestown – Sponsored by Charlestown Chamber of Commerce
July 17 – John Connors – Big Draw Irish Band from Rhode Island – Sponsored by UBS
July 24 – Adam Ezra – Most versatile and potent rock players anywhere – Band of the year 2013 – New England Music Awards

Sponsored by Pat’s Power & Ocean House Marina

Visit the Parks and Rec web page for descriptions on all the programs.
Call Parks and Rec at 364-1222 for further information on these or other programs!