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2021 BARRINGTON ARTS FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, JUNE 6, 2021 10 AM TO 4 PM
63 ARTISTS GATHERED FROM ACROSS RHODE ISLAND TO SHOW THEIR WARES ACTIVITIES INCLUDED WEAVING DEMONSTRATION AND CHILDREN'S ART ACTIVITIES
Special - A COVID vaccination clinic was held at the Barrington Arts Festival between 11:00am – 1:00pm. Walk-ins and appointments were welcomed
SENIOR VACCINE REGISTRY - COVID-19 VACCINATION WAITLIST
Age 75+ Waitlist
Beginning Monday, February 1st, 2021, Barrington residents aged 75 (seventy-five) and older can be placed on a waitlist to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Town of Barrington is partnering with the Rhode Island Department of Health to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to local residents in a safe, efficient manner.
Beginning Monday, February 1st, 2021, Barrington residents aged 75 years and older can register for Barrington's COVID-19 Vaccination Waitlist.
As more information becomes available, the town will be providing key updates on this page.
Due to the volume of calls, we respectfully ask that any questions related to Barrington's COVID-19 vaccination plan be sent via email to the contacts below.
Michele Geremia firstname.lastname@example.org
Peck Center email@example.com
THE ONLINE WAITLIST FORM FOR AGE 75 and OLDER IS AVAILABLE HERE
BARRINGTON BEACH UPDATE
The Barrington Learning Center has announced its weekly email newsletter.
If you are a BLC Member, or if you have registered for a class or trip since July 1st, you should be already receiving the weekly newsletter in your email.
We try to offer something for everyone. For more information, browse the website and better yet SUBSCRIBE to our email newsletter.
Don't delay —Classes are enrolling online right now, and more are constantly being added.
Barrington Learning Center
Town of Barrington
283 County Road, Barrington, RI 02806
401-247-1900 X 381
Throughout our lives our minds, bodies and circumstances are constantly changing. For some people this means their interests and passions many alter; for some it may mean that their financial situation takes a turn; and for other people, it may mean an injury or a change in health. In any case, as things move on, it is good to be ahead of the curve. Someone who started their career in one field may long for a change, while another, who grew up with plenty of money, may find that they are in need of extra income. Adult learning courses make all of this possible. The availability of such education makes it much easier for us to follow our minds and achieve our potential.
Numerous studies have proven that maintaining an active mind can actually benefit your health. Those who put their brain to use on a regular basis often find themselves benefiting from better memory, sharper reactions and greater attention spans in old age. Keeping the mind active doesn’t have to be difficult either. Learning a new language, mastering a new skill or even something as simple as filling in a crossword can have countless mental benefits. Exercising the mind is just as important as exercising the body.
3. Learning keeps you busy socially, too
People who open themselves up to new learning experiences often find themselves involved in more social experiences. It is really important to maintain a healthy social calendar. Developing new skills also adds a new level of interest to a person’s life. People with strong interests and passions are likely to gravitate towards others with similar interests and create healthy, nourishing friendships. These people, who are surrounded with friends and interests, are also likely to benefit from feeling more confident and outgoing.
4. Education Feeds a person's creativity
It can be argued that the more a person knows, the more creative they are able to be. If an individual has more knowledge in certain areas, then it’s likely that they are able to come up with creative solutions to problems in those areas. Therefore, it’s only fair to say that continuing education into adulthood helps people to think outside the box. On top of this, a new course may help feed a person’s creativity by allowing them to express themselves more in a more effective way. This type of creativity can provide people with a sense of purpose or even reduce stress and anxiety.
The bottom line is that as adults we should take advantage of new and interesting courses that present themselves as opportunities.
Recreation Department Peck Center
281 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806
Peck Center for Adult Enrichment
281 County Road
401-247-1926 ext 201