Why: In the mood for some basketball, minus the March Madness drama? Head to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center to see your favorite basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, face the newly revamped Washington Generals team — and the players won’t be dunking doughnuts! See a dazzling display of basketball wizardry (jumps, tricks, you name it) with a dash of comedy for an event that will be a slam dunk for the whole family.
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Sq., Providence.
More info: Call 331-0700 or visit dunkindonutscenter.com.
ArtProv Gallery’s latest exhibit, “Duets,” which offers intimate insights into great artistic partnerships, runs through March 17, 2018.
Revealing the impact of love on the creative process, “Duets” features works by three couples who serve as each other’s muse: Mara Metcalf and Maria Napolitano, Shari Weschler Rubeck and Christian Rubeck, and Ana Flores and Gabriel Warren.
While the duos did not collaborate on any of the pieces in the show and their styles are, in some cases, remarkably different, each work reflects the creative influence of the unions. The passion, support, and mutual respect that define the couples are evident in the work on display, offering glimpses into their relationships.
“As a couple who are both artists and gallery owners, we thought it would be interesting to highlight powerful artistic unions based on mutual inspiration that has fed creativity and success,” said Michele Aucoin, ArtProv Gallery co-owner.
For the week of February 18, 2018, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Saturday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Join Us February 23rd, OPEN HOUSE. (Any time between 7am-6pm )
KB Surfaces, Cas America, Closettec, Great America
Meet the staff, See and play on our Made In RI Air Hockey, Pool Tables, and Soccer Tables.
View our state of the art facility , See us produce our Custom Counters, Case goods, Closet’s and Gaming Tables!
Get a Sneak Peak at our Mobile Closet Showroom!
Instead of keeping the kids inside during February school vacation, send them to Adventures ZooCamp where your child will be engaged in a full day of crafts, hands-on and inquiry driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors and even bundled-up tours of the Zoo where each camper will get a chance to feed the goats in the Alex and Ani Farmyard. During this camp explore winter in biomes all around the world. From the frozen arctic to the heat of the desert, no matter what the climate – campers will have fun! Please note: Only campers that attend all 5 days will receive a t-shirt and ZooCamp Access Pass.
Art League Rhode Island presents Through The Lens: An International Open Juried Photography Exhibition featuring diverse photographic creations from around the country and elsewhere.
Exhibition: Friday, December 1 – Saturday, March 3
Reception and Awards: Thursday, December 14 5:30 – 8 p.m.
The VETS Gallery, One Avenue Of The Arts, Providence, RI 02903.
Hours vary; generally open during VETS Auditorium events.
Register now for our Teacher Assistance Training! Classes are held every Friday 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and run January 12 through March 30. This is a Rhode Island Department of Education approved 30-hour Paraprofessional Pre-Employment Program. This training costs $300 (includes the course and materials). A $75 deposit is needed by January 5 to secure your spot. Classes will be held at The Education Exchange in Peace Dale, Rhode Island.
Space is limited! Call (401) 783-0923 or visit our website www.EdExRI.org to register!
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor.
To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership, American warships escorted convoys to France, laid mines in the North Sea, and hunted German submarines. On land, naval aviators flew scouting and bombing missions while Marines fought in the trenches east of Paris. While the sweeping naval campaigns of 1942-1945 may attract more scholarly attention, the foundation for their success was established twenty-five years earlier when the Navy operated for the first time as part of a coalition. Indeed, many officers who rose to prominence in the Second World War – Ernest J. King, Chester W. Nimitz, and Harold R. Stark, to name a few – gained valuable experience with combined operations during the first global conflict of the twentieth century. Curator Rob Doane hopes, “that this exhibit will encourage visitors to understand Admiral Sims and the sailors who served under him as real people who worked under difficult circumstances to meet the enormous challenges of wartime service.”
Friends of Ballard Park will present the thirteenth Annual Illuminated Garden on Thursday, February 22nd, Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Ballard Park. The free event features thousands of lights displayed on the trees and unique features of Ballard Park’s three acre quarry meadow.
In addition to lights set up by professional tree climbers, there will be exhibits by students enrolled at All Saints Academy, Rogers High School, St. Michael’s Country Day School, the Newport COZ, Middletown COZ and Lawn Avenue Elementary School.
The thirteenth Annual Illuminated Garden is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts, the City of Newport, Kiki Finn, National Grid, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts and the Rhode Island State Senate and co-sponsored by A1 Roofing & Construction, CAT Entertainment, Discover Newport, the Fitzpatrick Team, McGrath Clambakes, Inc., Newport Insurance Agency and TJ Brown Landscape.
Ballard Park is located at the intersection of Hazard & Wickham Roads in Newport, RI. The event may be accessed through the Hazard Road entrance with parking available in the Rogers High School lot at 15 Wickham Road. Event goers are advised to bring a flashlight to guide them down Hazard Road and wear appropriate shoes or boots as the trail may be dark, muddy and uneven in places.
For more information on the event visit www.ballardpark.org or call 401-619-3377.
An evening in the pub with guitarist and vocalist Tim Keohane 7:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. One of the club’s favorites, Tim brings a strong background in Irish folk music to his every performance. The 1916 Committee will present a lecture in the upstairs hall beginning at 7:30 – “American Groups that Contributed/Supported Ireland during the Famine and the 1920’s.” Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. All welcome.