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Discover Foster – Scavenger Hunt

Saturday - October 18, 2014 - beginning at 9:00 am

 

The Foster Preservation Society is sponsoring a Foster scavenger hunt to locate sites throughout Town using GPS coordinates.  A reward will go to those who find all of the locations.

 

We are not sending anyone into the forest or down a cart path.  You can use the GPS in your auto, a hand held unit or a smart phone with GPS capability.  While all locations are along a road, you may have to look around for the clue.  Everything will be spelled out on the entry form.  The idea is to see Foster.

 

There will be ten selected locations, with nine being given out at the beginning of your tour and the tenth being dependent on clues gathered at the first nine locations.  Upon completion, return your entry to the designated location and it will be entered in a drawing for a $100 cash prize.

 

Entry is simple, stop at the Town House at the start of the event, beginning at 9:00 a.m. October 18, 2014, and purchase an entry and a Tee Shirt for $25.  The shirts retail for $15 making the actual entry fee $10.  Follow the provided GPS coordinates in any order you wish, picking up the clue for the final destination and taking a photo of a member of the team/individual wearing the tee shirt, or with the shirt staged for the photo, with the site as background.  Return the entry form before 4:00 p.m. to the designated location.

 

Pack a lunch and have a picnic or stop at one of Foster’s restaurants for lunch, enjoy the fall air and travel at a leisurely pace. This is not a race…

 


 

Lost Villages of Scituate Tour with Ray Wolf

Sunday - October 19, 2014

 

  

 

This one and a half hour bus tour (air conditioned) will be leaving from Hope Elementary School parking lot, located at 391 North Road, (Route 116), Hope, Rhode Island at the following times (rain or shine):

 

10:00 am

12:00 noon

2:00 pm

 

No food or drinks are allowed on board bus.

However, please feel free to bring your own bottled water.

 

$23.00 per person in advance.

Please call (401) 821-0016 or email at theewolf@cox.net to check for availability.

 

Ray is the author of the following three books of local interest:

Foster

The Lost Villages of Scituate

The Scituate Reservoir

These books will be on sale on the day of tour for $23.50 each.

Visit www.raywolfbooks.com for more information.

Mention the Foster Preservation Society when you book a tour and a portion of the proceeds with be donated to the Society.

 


October 31, 2014

 

 


 

2014 Christmas in the Valley Holiday Craft Show

Thanksgiving Weekend:  Friday - Sunday, November 28-30, 2014

Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm / Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm / Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm
 

Foster Country Club 67 Johnson Road, Foster, Rhode Island 02825
 

 

For more information, please click on: http://christmasinthevalleyri.com/

 


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The R.I. Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission is planning the

 

30th Annual Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference

Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Chepachet Village

 

                          Click on the link above for more information.


 

Click here to see some of our past programs and events.

 

 

 

Foster Preservation Society

P.O. Box 51

Foster, RI 02825

Phone (401) 397-5687

Email: fosterfps@msn.com