May 2011

Days Old Fawn Found on Memorial Day

May 30, 2011

Deer Fawn Found on Memorial Day

Deer Fawn
It came as both a delight and concern when we found you curled up beside a water spigot alone and deserted.  You didn’t even run away when we approached you, although your ears went back at the sound of approaching footsteps.

DEM told us not to worry about you.  They [...]

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Boy Scout Troop 152 North Kingstown replaces all Veterans Flags at QMC

May 14, 2011

Giving Thanks on Memorial Day 2011

Boy Scout Troop 152

Every year these hard working Boy Scouts from Troop 152 North Kingstown replace all the Veterans burial flags throughout the cemetery.  It is an enormous undertaking considering we have more than 1,350 Veterans resting with the gates of Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery.

Boy Scouts Placing Flags

This year the volunteer [...]

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Exeter/West Greenwich Brownie Troop 1152 and Junior Girl Scout Troop 436 Plant Flower Beds

May 14, 2011

Lot Owner Wendy Miller organizes gardening and fun activities with her Brownie and Junior Girl Scout Troops for the benefit of QMC

Brownie Troop 1152 Volunteers

For the past two years the Brownies, who are now Junior Girl Scouts, have been planting special flower beds at Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery.
On May 8, 2010, in addition to planting colorful [...]

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Mothers Day Concert 2011

May 2, 2011

[ May 8, 2011; 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Memorial Orchestral Music by The Amari String Trio
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Sunday, May 8, 2011 from 3:00 – 4:00pm in the Garden of Meditation and Prayer
What could be more fitting on Mothers Day than listening to lovely classical music coming from the very [...]

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Yellow Spotted Salamander

May 1, 2011

Yellow Spotted Salamander

Be careful where you step, especially in the fall.  These slimy amphibians like to hide in dark, damp places such as underneath leaves.  This particular salamander was found and brought in to the cemetery office for a photo shoot by a visitor.
Because we have a pond you can be sure that these little [...]

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