globetrotters

Mike Centioli

3/31  Harlem Globetrotters

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.

Feb
23
Fri
ZooCamp: Winter Adventures (Ages 6-10) @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Feb 23 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
ZooCamp: Winter Adventures (Ages 6-10) @ Roger Williams Park Zoo | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

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.

2018 February Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
2018 February Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

Children can stretch their imaginations at our February week-long art camp with sessions in various mediums. Led by experienced instructors with background checks, children can explore their creativity in a safe and encouraging environment. Explore a new medium everyday!

Teacher Assistant Training @ The Education Exchange
Feb 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Teacher Assistant Training @ The Education Exchange | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

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!

Feb
24
Sat
Intro to Flamenco Workshop @ The Rhody Center
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Intro to Flamenco Workshop @ The Rhody Center | Coventry | Rhode Island | United States

In this workshop you will be introduced to flamenco dance. Flamenco is a very passionate dance form that ranges from fiery and exciting to very lighthearted and playful, while always displaying purposeful and thoughtful movement. No previous experience is necessary! Using flamenco’s 12 count palos (rhythms) Solea and Solea por Bulerias, we will develop our upper to lower body coordination through palmas (hand clapping), braceo (armwork) and zapateado (footwork) exercises. We will also take some time to review the Sevillanas from the previous session. Wear comfortable clothing and a comfortable shoe with a leather sole and slight heel. (Women and female-identified folks, if you have a long, flowing skirt and clean character shoes/comfortable shoes with a low, solid heel, please bring them! Men, if you have a clean pair of dress shoes or boots with a leather sole, perfect!) Led by Elizabeth Rivera. $25, or $20 through 2/5.

Feb
27
Tue
Thrive Cinema: The Human Experiment @ Thrive Tribe RI
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Thrive Cinema: The Human Experiment @ Thrive Tribe RI | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Connect with the tribe, watch and learn in a community based setting. A short discussion will take place after the film to share takeaways and any AHA! moments. Bring a blanket, pillow, and a friend 🙂

Friendly conversation with light refreshments.

Cost: $5

About the featured film: “The Human Experiment lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of untested, unregulated chemicals are in the products we use every day, our homes, and inside each of us. Simultaneously, disease rates are rising: everything from cancer to infertility is appearing at levels doctors and researchers have never seen.”

Mar
2
Fri
Teacher Assistant Training @ The Education Exchange
Mar 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Teacher Assistant Training @ The Education Exchange | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

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!

Showcase Cinemas’ 10 Days of Event Cinema Presents Shin Godzilla @ Showcase Cinemas' Warwick
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

As part of 10 Days of Event Cinema Showcase Cinemas’ presents Shin Godzilla! Set on a peaceful day in Japan, an unwelcome visitor in the form of a massive sea-monster arrives erupting panic among civilians and government officials. On March 2nd, take a journey to experience this thrilling theatrical event and discover whether the world can survive the nightmare that is Shin Godzilla! Purchase your tickets now at:
https://www.showcasecinemas.com/10years

Mar
3
Sat
Design, Discover and Decode: Creating a Resilient Garden – 2018 Garden Symposium @ Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Design, Discover and Decode: Creating a Resilient Garden – 2018 Garden Symposium @ Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences  | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Already thinking about spring? Now is the time to get Early Bird ticket pricing for the URI Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Program, 2018 Spring Gardening Symposium – “DESIGN, DISCOVER and DECODE: Creating a Resilient Garden.”

This delightful one-day symposium is for those who want to learn more about creating beautiful and environmentally–sound gardens.

Educating and entertaining their audiences, these three keynote speakers are accomplished specialists in their fields possessing a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

C. Colston Burrell – Design Resilient Gardens – “Beauty, Integrity, Resilience: Can a Garden Have Everything?”

Linda A. Fleming – Discover Gardening with Herbs – “Bloom Where you Planted”

Jeff Gillman – Decode Garden Myths – “The Truth About Garden Remedies”

Please join us on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences on URI’s Kingston Campus. The facility is accessible to all and the symposium is open to everyone.

Early Bird Tickets are $65 if purchased before February 9th.

After February 9, tickets are $75.

For more information or to register, please log-on to: uri.edu/coopext or call 401-874-2900.

A limited number of full scholarships for the Symposium are available. Deadline for scholarships is February 9, 2018.

The mission of the URI Master Gardener Program and it’s 600+ volunteer Extension educators is to educate citizens in environmentally-sound horticulture practices through the dissemination of factual, research-based information.

Become a FrogWatcher @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm
Become a FrogWatcher @ Roger Williams Park Zoo | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Become a citizen scientist with FrogWatch USA and help save our frogs! FrogWatch trainings cover the importance of amphibians in the environment, how to tell frog species apart by their calls and how to report findings to FrogWatch USA.

Cinema Saturdays: Paul à Québec @ Museum of Work & Culture
Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm

Beginning Saturday, March 3, the Museum of Work & Culture will host Cinema Saturdays, a weekly presentation of a French-language film produced in Québec. All films will be screened at 1:30 p.m. and are subtitled in English. The films are included with the price of museum admission, purchased at the door ($8/adults, $6/students and seniors, free/children under ten).

The series will kick off with Paul à Québec. Paul, an aspiring artist, accompanies his wife Lucie and their daughter to celebrate Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day at Lucie’s parents’ home. When Paul notes the declining health of Roland, the bleeding-heart but gruff patriarch, the artist is inspired to make Roland the subject of his first comic strip.

Cinema Saturdays is presented as part of the MoWC’s celebration of Francophonie, a monthlong celebration of French language and culture in New England. It is made possible with the support of the Québec Delegation in Boston.

Other Cinema Saturdays will include:

March 10, Roger D’Astous: This documentary film embarks on a journey throughout the exceptional projects of Roger D’Astous, one of the most important Canadian architects of the 20th century. A student of Frank Lloyd Wright, he worked all his life to create a nordic architecture. Once a starchitect of the ’60s, this flamboyant artist then fell from grace before rising again at the dawn of the century.

March 17, Les Loups: In Les Loups, Elie, a young woman from the city, comes to a remote North Atlantic island to convalesce and get to know the community. The annual seal hunt is in full swing, and Elie feels both drawn to and repelled by the men engaged in it. Elie’s presence arouses curiosity and mistrust. Maria, the village matriarch and den mother, seeks to uncover the secret reason behind Elie’s visit.