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Seekonk Meadows

2016 Schedule

SEEKONK MEADOWS 5th ANNUAL SUMMER KICKOFF CELEBRATION
Saturday, June 18, 2 – 6 pm

PERFORMANCES ON THE AMPHITHEATER STAGE

2:00 -2:30 Seekonk High School Brass Ensemble & Horn Quartet
Under the direction of John Smialek, Seekonk High School Band Director.

2:45-3:15 Seth Holme local singer, songwriter performing acoustic covers & originals.

3:45-4:30 School of Rock: Seekonk performances by talented young people.

5:00 -6:00 Acoustic Drive local band performing a variety of electric driven acoustic
classic & modern rock. Sponsored by the Seekonk Cultural Council

SCHEDULED SUMMER CELEBRATION EVENTS

10:00 am-4:30 pm Seekonk Artist Network presents:
Pop Up Gallery in the library.

2:00 – 3:30 pm Hula Hoop Time w/ “Hoopmaster” Randy: Fun for all ages~

2:00 – 4:00 pm Kite Making Drop In: Free kite making workshop for children.

3:00 – 6:00 pm Caratunk Wildlife Refuge: Examine cool bio facts from nature, make a food chain & hear about their nature camp on Brown Ave. in Seekonk!

4:00 – 4:30 pm Container Gardening: Larry Hindle of Evergreen Tree & Landscape shows how to create a beautiful mixed annual pot. Sample to be raffled off!

ONGOING SUMMER CELEBRATION EVENTS 2:00-6:00 pm

Professional Kite Flying: Demonstrations & kite flying by ConnectiKITERS Kite Club. Gary Engvall will do the flying and provide kite flying help.

Seekonk Children’s Librarians: Nature inspired art projects, books and take-home project sheets.

Expression Session Art Group: Enjoy some hands on & learn about this group.

U.R.I. Master Gardener: Materials and advice on plants and gardening.

Seekonk Artist Network: Meet artists as they demonstrate their talents.
The Summer Opening Celebration will be held rain or shine.
Click here for more information.
For additional information please contact Cheryl Faria at cherylafaria@verizon.net

SUMMER CONCERTS
Concerts are sponsored by The Friends of the Seekonk Public Library except where noted.
Scheduled performances are on Wednesday evenings at the Gazebo from 6:30-7:30 pm:

July 13
Bill Harley – Grammy winning artist family concert – rain date TBD

July 20
Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell – Storytelling and songs – rain date 7/21

July 27
Tony Funches of The Platters – Doo-wop classics  – rain date 7/28

August 3
Jesse Liam Band** – Top 40 hits from the 60’s through today – rain date TBD
**Sponsored by Sturdy Memorial Hospital and the Rehoboth/Seekonk Medical Center

SEEKONK MEADOWS GARDENING SESSIONS
Held on the grounds of the Seekonk Library.
Scheduled sessions are on the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4-6 pm:

April 12                         August 16

May 17                          September 20

June 14                         October 18

July 19