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
25
Sun
Love is Love @ Brutopia
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Fundraiser for AIDS Care Ocean State
DJ Donnie Battle Senna
$8 drink specials
$10 cover charge goes to AIDS Care
Henna Table
Hula hoop dancer
Chance to win a private party for 20 people

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!

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.

Mar
4
Sun
Become a FrogWatcher @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Mar 4 @ 1:00 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.

Usui Reiki I Training (1st Degree) @ Thrive Tribe RI
Mar 4 @ 9:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Usui Reiki I Training (1st Degree) @ Thrive Tribe RI | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States

This is the beginner Usui Reiki Level I class. You will Learn about Universal Life Force Energy, the history of Reiki, hand positions for treating yourself & others and will practice giving and receiving Reiki. You will also receive the Reiki I Attunement to help increase the flow of this universal life force energy. Training includes a Usui Reiki I Manual and Certificate of Completion. Classes are always fun, educational, and interactive. Register Here: http://gladysellen.com/reiki.html

Mar
6
Tue
Meditation at the Library @ East Greenwich Free Library
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meditation at the Library @ East Greenwich Free Library | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

One quiet hour. Meditation at the Library

Upcoming Sessions: Thursday, February 22, Tuesday, March 6, Monday, March 19, Monday, April 2 …. Sessions are USUALLY the first and third Monday of each month, when the Library is open.

For one quiet hour, we share what we know about the research behind the benefits of meditation and explore guided mindfulness meditation together.

Chairs are provided, but feel free to bring a meditation cushion or bench.

No experience required. Beginners always welcome. Free.

Brought to you by the Friends of the East Greenwich Free Library.

http://evite.me/XWCffu5PW9

For more information about this program or the Friends of the Library, contact: friendseglibrary@gmail.com.

Mar
8
Thu
Cookies & Cocktails @ Crowne Plaza Providence - Warwick
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cookies & Cocktails @ Crowne Plaza Providence - Warwick | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

Please join Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England on Thursday, March 8, 2018 for a very special evening of Cookies & Cocktails! Local chefs will be creating delicious desserts using everyone’s favorite treat—Girl Scout Cookies! We have partnered with some of your favorite groups to showcase our cookies “out of the box”:

• Aquilante’s Bistro & Tavern
• Ellie’s Bakery
• Johnny Granata’s Restaurant & Bar
• KNEAD Doughnuts
• Newport Restaurant Group

Attendees will enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres, tasty Girl Scout Cookie creations, and the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. Tickets to this 21+ event are $60 per person. The evening will be emceed by the one and only Mario Hilario of WJAR—a treat in itself!

This is an event you don’t want to miss; we can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Mar
9
Fri
RI Council on Problem Gambling 3rd Annual Conference @ Marriott
Mar 9 all-day

The Rhode Island Council on Problem Gambling will be hosting their third annual conference on Friday March 9th, 2018 at the Providence Marriott downtown.
The keynote speaker will be Janet Miller from the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling. She is a nationally recognized expert in the field of problem gambling. Continental breakfast and lunch will be served, there are CLE’s and CUE’s available. The focus of this conference will be legal issues as it relates to problem gambling, as well as treatment and prevention approaches. To register please visit www.ripcg.com
or call 401-354-2877