South County Photo Contest (Deadline is Tomorrow!): Share your favorite South County moments captured in time by entering your local photos in this year's Annual South County Photo Contest! Be it of people, places, or events; of any season; of Charlestown, Coventry, E. Greenwich, Exeter, Hopkinton, Narragansett, N. Kingstown, Richmond, S. Kingstown, W. Greenwich, or Westerly - enter to win the 1st Place $1,000 cash prize, $500 second place cash prize, $250 third place cash prize or one of five Runner-Up $50 prizes! Photos must be submitted by 5 p.m. on August 7 in person or by mail to: South County Tourism Council, 4808 Tower Hill Road, Suite 101, Wakefield, RI 02879. Click here for the official entry form and rules.
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Food Trucks at the Beach: Head to Narragansett Town Beach tonight from 6 - 10 p.m. for dinner from some of the regions local food trucks. Vendors include Eddie's BBQ, Go-Spresso, Pizza by Fire, Roxy's Lobster, Shuckin' Truck, and Blue Lobster.
Botanical Garden Tour: From 5-6 p.m. this evening and every Tuesday through September, a guided tour of the URI Botanical Gardens and Horridge Conservatory will be offered by the University. Take a stroll through the garden with Head Gardener Gabrielle Torphy and Brian Maynard, Professor of Horticulture. Participants will meet at 5 p.m. at the Outreach Center Gazebo (3 East Alumni Ave., Kingston). Suggested donation is $5, children under 14 are free.
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