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
Opening the Oyster: The Black Culinary Extravaganza @ Wes' Rib House
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm
Opening the Oyster: The Black Culinary Extravaganza @ Wes' Rib House | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

“Opening the Oyster: A Black Culinary Extravaganza,” is a full course dinner featuring dishes prepared by the great African American chefs of the White House. The elegant event takes place Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at noon at Wes’ Rib House, 38 Dike Street, Providence, RI. Seating is limited; tickets are $75 and may be purchased online at StagesofFreedom.org/oyster

The full course dinner will introduce diners to the extraordinary ingenuity and extravagance of the African American chefs of the White House, from President Washington to President Obama. The dinner will be followed with a talk by Adrian Miller, author of “The President’s Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families.” Miller is a graduate of Stanford University and Georgetown University Law School, and was a special assistant to President Clinton.

Proceeds from the event provide swimming lessons for Rhode Island youth of color.

Stages of Freedom is a non-profit dedicated to presenting African American events for the entire community.

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
Monthly Wine Dinner @ Chair 5
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm
Monthly Wine Dinner @ Chair 5 | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

1st Course
Our Kids Farm Arugula, Cara Cara Oranges, Avocado, Sesame, Cashews, Miso Vinaigrette
2016 Ruffino Lumina Pinot Grigio
2nd Course
Painted Hills Beef Carpaccio, Marinated Kale, Caper Berries, Deviled Quail Egg, Caviar
2015 Ruffino Orveito Classico
3rd Course
Potato Gnocchi, Great Hill Blue Cheese Fonduta, Broccoli Rabe, Herbs
2013 Ruffino Modus Toscana IGT
4th Course
Gnarly Vines Farm Guinea Fowl. “Pasta e fagioli”, Oxtail Brodo
Battle of the Ducale:
2012 Ruffino Riserva Ducale Chianti Classico DOCG vs.
2012 Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro Chianti Classico Gran Selezione DOCG
Dessert
Baci di Dama Cookies, Truffles, Cheese & Bread
Ruffino Sparkling Rose Prosecco

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.”

Feb
28
Wed
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition & Program Series HairBrained KICK-OFF PARTY @ Providence Public Library
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition & Program Series HairBrained KICK-OFF PARTY @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

PPL’s 2018 Exhibition & Program Series HairBrained opens with a KICK-OFF PARTY, free and open to all!
Wear your hair as you would dare: creative coiffures and fanciful facial hair encouraged – whether natural or concocted for the occasion!
View our brand new exhibition from PPL’s Special Collections, focused on hairstyles throughout history and the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics!
Peruse our beautifully designed catalog, featuring exhibition images woven in among hair-themed poetry by Rhode Island poet Sussy Santana!
Enjoy site-specific performances created in response to the exhibition by PPL’s Creative Fellow Becci Davis, and poet/performers Orlando Hernández and Sussy Santana!
Share hair memories great and ghastly!
Discover our calendar of upcoming HairBrained cultural and educational programs for all ages, running March through June! Visit: provlib.org

About HairBrained
PPL’s fourth annual Exhibition & Program series is called HairBrained and is focused on hair. The exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics. Meanwhile the program series, which is inspired by images and texts in the exhibition, will offer cultural programs and educational activities for all ages that explore how and why we have grown, cut, shaved, shaped, woven, adorned and covered the hair on our heads, from centuries ago ’til today. Exhibition materials will include books, prints, magazines, and photographs from PPL’s Special Collections. Items will be on display from March – June 2018.

Mar
1
Thu
Southern Night @ Chair 5
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Southern Night @ Chair 5 | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

Join us every Thursday 5:00-10:00 p.m., as we celebrate southern cuisine, and well-crafted specialty cocktails from Sons of Liberty Spirits Company.

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!