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2017 Free Garden Workshops at Daggett Farm!
Join the fun at Daggett Farm, 451 Slater Park, Newport Avenue, Pawtucket

Saturdays from 10am – 11am May 13th, May 20th, and June 17th

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May 13: Gypsy Moths, with Rosanne Sherry
May 20th: Bees & Pollination, with Ken Oles
June 17th: Composting with URIMG & RIRRC

2/28/2017 - 6/6/2017
36th Annual Golf Outing and Live Auction, June 5, 2017
Pawtucket Country Club: 
Click for the Golf Brochure
1/18/2017 - 3/17/2017
What is an ABLE account?
ABLE Accounts are qualified savings accounts that receive preferred federal tax treatment, similar to, but distinct from, Section 529 college savings accounts.

An ABLE...
10/12/2016 - 11/11/2016
40 Years of Art in Pawtucket featuring Flying Shuttles Artists!

October 13 - November 11, 2016

Exhibition Reception, October 13, 2016
4:30-6:00pm
Pawtucket City Hall, 137 Roosevelt Avenue, ...
9/13/2016
Little Rhody's Only Outsider Art Festival! September 24th, 10am-4pm. 24 Commerce Street in Pawtucket
8/19/2016 - 10/14/2016
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, so join us for this special presentation on October 13th!


A New Path - Employment Information Session for Families of Adults with...
7/7/2016
Congratulations to the following individuals, groups and businesses for being selected for the 2015 Annual Awards!SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS·        Kelly and Bob Brown·        Joseph...
6/23/2016 - 6/27/2016
Join Flying Shuttles Studio
for
The 34th Annual Narragansett Art Festival
June 25th & June 26th, 2016
9am-5pm daily
Veterans Park ~ 35 Ocean Rd
Narragansett, RI
(next to the Historic...
3/28/2016 - 6/6/2016
The 35th annual Arc of Blackstone Valley Golf Outing and Live Auction will be held at the Pawtucket Country Club on June 6th.


For a fee of $250 per person ($1,000 per foursome), golfers will...
12/18/2015
•Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Arc of Blackstone Valley whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

 •AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same...
11/17/2015
Flying Shuttles’ Annual Holiday Open House


Fine art, fine crafts, weaving demonstrations & holiday specials


Thursday, December 3rd
1pm-7pm


250 Main St.
Pawtucket, RI...
11/3/2015
Flying Shuttles is busy this fall! 
Flying Shuttle Artists will be exhibiting at the Fine Furnishings Show at the Pawtucket Armory, Friday through Sunday, November 6-8 and at CRAFTOPIA, at the Hope...
11/3/2015
Daggett Farm Greenhouse workshop this December! 

On December 5th, Decorate Your Own Holiday Wreath will be offered at two times, 11:30-1pm and 1:30-3pm, for a fee of $30. Space is limited to 15...
9/3/2015
Flying Shuttles Art Exhibit at Jamestown Art Center!

September 3rd through October 1st

Jamestown Art Center
18 Valley Street
Jamestown, RI

Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 10am –...
8/19/2015
34th Annual Golf Outing and Auction

Over 60 golfers took part in our 34th Annual Golf Outing and Auction on June 8th at the Pawtucket Country Club. The event raised crucial funds that are vital...
8/13/2015
BEYOND BARRIERS 25/40: ADA + VSA ART EXHIBIT & CELEBRATION
Friday • August 14 • 12:30 – 2:30 • Pawtucket City Hall

Featured Speakers: Congressmen Jim Langevin & David N. Cicilline with...
8/3/2015
Flying Shuttles exhibits around the State!


Below is a list of upcoming exhibitions featuring the art work of Flying Shuttles Studio artists. Stop by one or all!

CIAA Summer Craft...
7/7/2015
The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law 25 years ago on July 26th. In recognition of this landmark legislation, the Governor’s Commission on Disabilities and other state and...
6/24/2015
120 pieces of art are on display at Pawtucket City Hall, including work by Flying Shuttles artists, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 40th...
6/2/2015
Mayor Elorza's Community Gallery Featuring Work By Flying Shuttles Artists
Providence - City of Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the Department of Art, Culture + Tourism invite you to visit...
5/19/2015
April is National Poetry Month and in recognition of this month long celebration, VSAarts RI and the Arc of Blackstone Valley will present the 24th Annual Allen Ginsberg Poetry Competition on May...
5/18/2015
Congratulations to the following individuals, groups and businesses for being selected for the 2014 Annual Awards!
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD: NEPTCO COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AWARD: Luis Delgado TEAM...
5/7/2015
You are invited to 
A Dialogue with The Arc
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
...
4/28/2015 - 6/23/2015
PAWTUCKET, RI (April 28, 2015) -- Daggett Farm and URI Master Gardener Volunteers will host the 2015 Summer Gardening Series on Saturdays from May 16th through May 30th at Slater Park. The series...
4/7/2015
Flying Shuttles will be honored with an Art Connection-RI Community Award at the 4th Anniversary Celebration at the Artist's Exchange on April 22nd. The Art Connection-RI’s mission is to connect...
4/7/2015
Join the fun at Daggett Farm, on May 7th from 9am to 3pm.  There will be coupons and specials in the greehouse and the gardens as well.

Daggett Farm is located within Slater Park, US Route 1-A in...
2/6/2015
The Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed by President Obama before the holidays, paving the way for people with disabilities to open tax-free savings accounts, modeled after the...
3/10/2014
PAWTUCKET, RI (March 10, 2014) -- The Arc of Blackstone Valley will hold its 33rd annual Golf Outing & Live Auction, Monday, June 9th at Pawtucket Country Club. All proceeds will support the programs...
9/16/2013
PAWTUCKET, RI (Sept 16, 2013) -- Daggett Farm Greenhouse and Gift Shop at Slater Memorial Park will be open on Sunday, September 22nd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of the Pawtucket Arts Festival...
5/21/2013
PAWTUCKET, RI (May 21, 2013) -- The Arc of Blackstone Valley will hold its 32nd annual Golf Outing & Live Auction, Monday, June 10th at Pawtucket Country Club. All proceeds from the event will...
5/6/2013
PAWTUCKET, RI (May 1, 2013) -- Daggett Farm Greenhouse and Gift Shop at Slater Memorial Park will hold its annual Open House and Plant Sale on Thursday, May 9th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A wide variety...
3/28/2013
Our Annual Awards Celebration honoring employees was held on Thursday, March 28th. In addition to celebrating employees who have reached milestone years of service, we recognized the special...
7/19/2012
PAWTUCKET, RI (July 19, 2012) – The Arc of Blackstone Valley has relocated to offices on Prospect Street to make way for a new senior housing development. The Arc has left its headquarters at 115...
5/18/2012
PAWTUCKET, RI (May 18, 2012) -- Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and local community leaders were on hand today for the groundbreaking of the Arc of Blackstone Valley’s (BVC) Belmont Commons, a 10 unit...
Kathy Hunt, COO and Jodi DeRestaJodi DeResta has been a loyal employee of The Arc for 19 years. This award is given in recognition of an individual who demonstrates outstanding expertise and success...