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Courtesy of Linden Place/Artwork by Liesl Long Chaintreuil

5/5 Kentucky Derby Day Party

Why: Can’t make it to Churchill Downs this year? You can still get in on the Derby action because Linden Place Mansion is off to the races! Dig out your Derby hat and bring out the seersucker jackets as Linden Place brings the spirit of the Kentucky Derby to Bristol. Mint juleps, great food, a live streaming of the 144th annual Kentucky Derby, a silent auction and much more will provide party goers with a true Colt family fashion experience.
Where: Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol.
More Info: Call 253-0390 or visit explorebristolri.com.

May
26
Sat
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 26 all-day
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater

One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, inhabited by some of his best-loved characters and verse! This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance and mistaken identity with her true love, Orlando, As You Like It is not to be missed. Join us as we return to The Gamm’s favorite playwright for a timely story about what happens when the old ways break down and we must find a new way forward.

May
27
Sun
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 27 all-day
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater

One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, inhabited by some of his best-loved characters and verse! This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance and mistaken identity with her true love, Orlando, As You Like It is not to be missed. Join us as we return to The Gamm’s favorite playwright for a timely story about what happens when the old ways break down and we must find a new way forward.

Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 27 @ 7:30 pm

Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the novel “Ragtime” by E.L. Doctorow

Directed by Curt Columbus

Tony Award-winning musical

Based on the celebrated novel, the Tony Award-winning Ragtime reflects America at the turn of the 20th century – where optimism and possibility are as prevalent as burgeoning racial and social volatility. The lives of an upper-class white mother, a Jewish immigrant, and a bold African American musician from Harlem intersect in ways that profoundly affect their families’ fates. A passionate, vibrant, Tony Award-winning score heightens the tenderness and tension that infuses these characters’ lives.

 

Jun
2
Sat
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence
Jun 2 all-day
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence

On Saturday, June 2, join United Methodist Elder Care for our annual “Adding Life to Years” gala, an evening to celebrate our purpose and passion of caring for residents living in our communities. The evening, with a cocktail reception, dinner program, auctions, and live entertainment, will be held at the Omni Providence Hotel.

We will be honoring Rich Gingras, founder of The Parkinson’s Place in Pawtucket, as our 2018 honoree. Exciting new initiatives will be unveiled during the evening’s programming and the Board of Trustees will make a much-anticipated special announcement.

Funds raised from the Gala will be used to support customized care, specialized medical and activity programs, and operational capital needed to serve the patient and resident population from independent living to long-term skilled nursing care.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Elise Strom at United Methodist Elder Care: estrom@umeldercareri.org or 401-438-4456

To purchase tickets, please visit www.umeldercareri.org/adding-life-to-years before May 18.

Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo

Poland’s heavily wooded landscape made game & fruits of the forest a staple for special celebrations. Enjoy succulently ‘roasted boar,’ fresh, Rhode Island farm-raised delicious suckling pig, professionally roasted on site at the polo grounds for your dining pleasure, with beloved Polish favorite sides and dessert, following USA vs. Poland. Farm-fresh meats and locally sourced produce expertly prepared for the teams after a hard-fought match.

Tickets cost $28 per person, quantity limited, by advanced reservation until sold out. Cash bar. Polo match tickets sold separately. Must present ticket at the buffet; Tickets are for individual dinner portions per person. This is not an unlimited buffet.

Sorry, no child portions available. For children, we recommend the food concessionaires on site during the match, so that after the match, the adults can eat while the kids play on the polo field under your watchful eye.

Poland’s legendary Bialowieza Forest, Europe’s only remaining primeval woodland, covering some 500 square miles in eastern Poland and Belarus is home to bison, elk, deer and wild boar among other game roaming the famed lowland forest hunting grounds today.

 

Jun
8
Fri
Moonlight at the Dunes @ The Dunes Club
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Moonlight at the Dunes @ The Dunes Club | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

Join us for Moonlight at the Dunes on Friday, June 8, for an evening of dinner and dancing to the music of Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band. Moonlight at the Dunes, Thundermist Health Center’s largest fundraising event of the year, promises to be an incredible kick-off to the summer season. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. Dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Attire is business or cocktail.

Comedy Craft Beer Night @ Foolproof Brewing Company
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Comedy Craft Beer Night @ Foolproof Brewing Company

New England’s best comics get paired with the areas finest craft beers in this hilarious and delicious show. Come laugh with some of the best comics from all over the North East and wash it down with a pint…or three. And your first beer is free. Food trucks also on site. The Comedy Craft Beer Show is always a good way to live, laugh and drink so join us for an unforgettable evening.

Tonight’s Show Features: Ryan Brauth, Ray Harrington, Jessica Leigh, Brad Rohrer and Chuck Staton.

Food Trucks will Mings, Rhode Island’s first solar powered Food Truck.

Twenty-one plus event.

Jun
14
Thu
Save The Bay Annual Meeting & Taste of the Bay @ The Bay Center
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm

Join us in a Bayside celebration of the flavors, sights, and sounds of Narragansett Bay following Save The Bay’s Annual Meeting. Enjoy a delicious sampling of locally-grown, harvested, and prepared food and drinks from local chefs, shell-fisherman, bakeries, breweries, wineries and more, while taking in beautiful scenery and live music!

Jun
16
Sat
Après Polo: Scottish Stovie @ Newport Polo
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Après Polo: Scottish Stovie @ Newport Polo

Break bread with the Scotish Polo Team over a hearty Scottish Stovie, following USA vs. Scotland USA vs. Scotland. Songs and flavors of Scotland abound in the long twilight of early summer. 100% haggis-free.

Tickets cost $28 per person, quantity limited, by advanced reservation until sold out. Cash bar. Polo match tickets sold separately. Must present ticket at the buffet; Tickets are for individual dinner portions per person. This is not an unlimited buffet.

Sorry, no child portions available. For children, we recommend the food concessionaires on site during the match, so that after the match, the adults can eat while the kids play on the polo field under your watchful eye.

Jun
28
Thu
The Rescue @ Roger Williams Park Casino
Jun 28 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
The Rescue @ Roger Williams Park Casino

It’s time to eat, drink and bid your tails off at the Providence Animal Rescue League’s signature fundraising event, The Rescue! It will be held on Thursday, June 28 at the historic Roger Williams Park Casino located at 1000 Elmwood Ave in Providence. The Rescue continues to boast an evening of swanky spirits, fabulous food and spectacular auctions. With some of Rhode Island’s best restaurants competing for ‘top dog’ in our culinary completion, guests will sample bite sized plates and have the chance to choose their favorite!

About The Providence Animal Rescue League – Since 1913, PARL has been helping people and animals in our community. PARL is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization and receives no federal or state funding to support its mission to provide critical programs and services including adoption and re-homing programs, Community Pet Food Pantry, spay and neuter services and pet retention programs.