Town Council Agenda Items: The South Kingstown Town Council will meet Monday at 7:30 p.m. at SK Town Hall (180 High St., Wakefield). Agenda items include contract awards for road improvements, water study and roof repair, as well as appointments to several municipal boards, among other topics. Click here to view tonight's agenda.
Food Trucks at the Beach: Head to Narragansett Town Beach Monday, 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.
Public Education Forum: At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 and each Tuesday evening through Dec. 10, the University of Rhode Island Fall 2013 Honors Colloquium will offer public education forums in Edwards Auditorium on the Kingston Campus. In this series, coordinated by David Byrd and Diane Kern, participants will explore how education still matters and debate key issues central to understanding the future of public schools and higher education.
Ballroom Dance Lessons: On Wednesday evenings year-round, The Towers in Narragansett offers ballroom dance lessons led by instructors Sara Barker and Sue Davis. Ballroom lessons are held at 6 and 7 p.m., Tango at 8 p.m., followed by an open practice for all from 9-10:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person for Ballroom or Tango, or $22 per person for a full evening. Click here for more information.
Computer Basics in Narragansett: From 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Sept. 12, the Narragansett Public Library (35 Kingstown Road, Narragansett) will offer a free computer basics class for those just beginning to learn how to use a computer. An instructor will briefly go over the physical computer parts, how to power on and off, how to use the Start menu, how "Windows" works, and more. Users will also be allowed to practice using the mouse and keyboard. Note: This class does not include information on Apple products, only Microsoft. For more information, call the Library at 401-789-9507.
Star Gazing at Frosty Drew Observatory: At 6 p.m. on Fridays during fall and winter and shortly after dusk during spring and summer, head to the Frosty Drew Observatory in Ninigret Park in Charlestown. See the stars, our moon, the planets and their moons, distant galaxies, and maybe a passing comet, through a big telescope. Weather permitting. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
To find more things to do this week, check out our event listings.