Aquidneck Island hidden shells spreading joy in the community

News

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – If you find yourself in Middletown this summer you might be lucky enough to find a little “hidden treasure” of sorts.

Sheri Arbige and her son Jaxon starting a game of hide and seek using seashells.
The Aquidneck shells colorfully hand-painted shells bringing uplifting messages of hope.

The shells placed around town at beaches, playgrounds, sidewalks and stores are stirring up a lot of attention.

Recently Sheri says local businesses are reaching out to her asking for a painted shell with their business’ name on it and a message offering a free item to whoever finds the shell and posts it on social media.

Sheri tells 12 News that the idea came from a friend and after word got out about it, it has recently taken off.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 4/30/21: PC Professor Joe Cammarano

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community