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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.

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Taste of the Hill 6:00 pm
Taste of the Hill @ Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Taste of the Hill @ Botanical Center at Roger Williams Park
A premiere food tasting event featuring Federal Hill cuisine and benefiting Federal Hill House, which has been welcoming generations of people in need since 1887.
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Reach Out and Read RI’s Annual Celebration 6:30 pm
Reach Out and Read RI’s Annual Celebration @ Providence Public Library
May 3 @ 6:30 pm
Reach Out and Read RI's Annual Celebration @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join Reach Out and Read RI for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres in support of their mission to encourage children and families to read aloud together. The festivities, including a renowned silent auction, will take place at Providence Public Library. For more information contact Susanna Beckwith at susanna@rorri.org. This 19th annual fundraiser will support Reach Out and Read’s work in RI,...
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Planting Seeds of Hope: A Garden Party 6:30 pm
Planting Seeds of Hope: A Garden Party @ Providence Biltmore Grand Ballroom
May 4 @ 6:30 pm
Adoption Rhode Island’s Spring Gala – Planting Seeds of Hope will be a fun and festive welcome to spring while raising funds to help children and teens in foster care to fulfill their dream of a loving family. The garden themed party beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the beautiful Biltmore Grand Ballroom will bring guests together for a cocktail party...
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Derby Day Party
Derby Day Party @ Linden Place Mansion
May 5 all-day
Derby Day Party @ Linden Place Mansion | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
An afternoon of true southern charm and hospitality at Linden Place’s first-ever Derby Day Party on Saturday, May 5, 2018 from 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Can’t make it to Churchill Downs this May 5th? 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...
Sixteenth Annual Children’s Friend 5-K Walk and Run 9:00 am
Sixteenth Annual Children’s Friend 5-K Walk and Run @ Roger Williams Park- Temple to Music
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sixteenth Annual Children's Friend 5-K Walk and Run @ Roger Williams Park- Temple to Music | Rochester | New York | United States
Join Children’s Friend and Panera Bread on Saturday, May 5 for a great day at the park for a good cause. We’re raising money for Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children with a walk or timed 5-K run, live performances, arts and crafts and a free lunch courtesy of our title sponsor, Panera Bread. The proceeds from The Walk & Run...
Big Night Out- Kentucky Derby 6:00 pm
Big Night Out- Kentucky Derby @ Omni Providence Hotel
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Big Night Out- Kentucky Derby @ Omni Providence Hotel  | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join us on May 5, 2018 at the Omni Hotel in Providence for our Big Night Out! Experience amazing food stations and sought after raffle items while listening to live music from one of New England’s favorite bands, Brass Attack! Our focus is to keep it about the power of mentoring. This means you will be able to dance the...
2018 Big Night Out 7:00 pm
2018 Big Night Out @ Omni Providence Hotel
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State’s signature fundraising event to secure mentors, lifelong friends, for RI children.
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Klub House Rock! beer & wine fundraiser 5:00 pm
Klub House Rock! beer & wine fundraiser @ Iron Works Tavern
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Kids Klub for a beer and wine tasting fundraiser! Kids Klub announces its annual fundraiser- a beer and wine tasting and raffle, on Thursday, May 10 from 5-8:00 p.m. The fundraiser will be held at Iron Works Tavern on 697 Jefferson Blvd., in Warwick. Enjoy a beer tasting from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island, apple wine tasting from...
Klub House Rock! Beer and Wine Fundraiser 5:00 pm
Klub House Rock! Beer and Wine Fundraiser @ Iron Works Tavern
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Klub House Rock! Beer and Wine Fundraiser @ Iron Works Tavern | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
You’re invited to Klub House Rock! Join Kids Klub at our annual fundraiser for an evening of Cocktails, Prizes, & Entertainment At the event you will enjoy: • Beer tasting provided by Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island • Apple wine tasting provided by Tapped Apple Cidery & Winery • Wine tasting provided by Johnson Brothers of Rhode Island •...
Klub House Rock! fundraiser 5:00 pm
Klub House Rock! fundraiser @ Iron Works Tavern
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Klub House Rock! fundraiser @ Iron Works Tavern | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
At the event you will enjoy: * Beer and wine tastings * Complimentary hors d’oeuvres * Raffle prizes, silent auctions, and give away prizes * Photo booth courtesy of Southern New England Photo Booth Tickets will be $35.00 each or 4 for $100. Tickets at the door will be $40.00 (includes fees). Spend an evening with people who make it...
Sophia Academy Women of Wisdom Gala 2018 6:00 pm
Sophia Academy Women of Wisdom Gala 2018 @ WaterFire Arts Center
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sophia Academy Women of Wisdom Gala 2018 @ WaterFire Arts Center   | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
This annual spring event celebrates a Woman of Wisdom – a leader from our community who espouses the values of Sophia Academy: Courage, Respect, Responsibility, and Peace. All funds raised support the Annual Fund of Sophia Academy. Sophia Academy changes the lives of low-income girls with an empowering middle-school education. Save the Date!
Community Reiki Share 6:30 pm
Community Reiki Share @ Thrive Tribe RI
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Reiki Share @ Thrive Tribe RI
Reiki is a gentle, natural, and safe energy healing technique. Reiki helps you cleanse, balance, and restore on the physical, mental and emotional levels. Some benefits of Reiki are stress relief, relaxation, reduces aches and pain, supports the immune system and ids better sleep. Join us for our monthly community Reiki share. If you have received Reiki training level one or...
Taste of Uganda Concert and Dinner Benefit 6:30 pm
Taste of Uganda Concert and Dinner Benefit @ Varnum Memorial Armory
May 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Taste of Uganda Concert and Dinner Benefit @ Varnum Memorial Armory
The Kampala Children’s Centre for Hope and Wellness is built and serving the students and staff at the center. To complete the upper level and the exterior walkways, we need your help. Join us for the first concert of the Destiny Africa 2018 US tour and a Uganda-inspired dinner. Meet and interact with the performers, there will be a silent auction, a cash...
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2018 Food Truck 5-K and 10-K
2018 Food Truck 5-K and 10-K @ Pete Sepe Pavilion
May 12 all-day
2018 Food Truck 5-K and 10-K @ Pete Sepe Pavilion
Join what is fast becoming one of the most fun, local road races in the area! The family-friendly Food Truck 5 and 10-K offers an event for all ages and abilities. The 5-K and 10-Kcourses are USATF Certified. Start and finish on the grounds at the Pete Sepe Pavilion, taking runners on a scenic run out toward Touisett Point, past...
Project GOAL 2018 Adidas GOAL Cup 7 vs 7 Corporate Soccer Tournament
Project GOAL 2018 Adidas GOAL Cup 7 vs 7 Corporate Soccer Tournament @ Moses Brown School
May 12 all-day
Project GOAL 2018 Adidas GOAL Cup 7 vs 7 Corporate Soccer Tournament @ Moses Brown School | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join some of the area’s top companies and supporters for an opportunity to take home the GOAL Cup 2018 trophy. The events help to promote your business and bring colleagues and families together for a day of fun on the field in continued support of providing 100 percent free after school programming inspiring academic achievement in Rhode Island’s youth through...
Play On! 2018 7:00 pm
Play On! 2018 @ Providence Children's Museum
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Play On! 2018 @ Providence Children's Museum | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Play time for adults only at Providence Children’s Museum – no kids allowed! Food trucks, beer garden, music and more adds to the Museum’s hands-on fun!
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Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Golf Tournament
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Golf Tournament @ Rhode Island Country Club
May 14 all-day
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island Golf Tournament @ Rhode Island Country Club | Barrington | Rhode Island | United States
Make-A-Wish® Massachusetts and Rhode Island hosts the second annual Golf Tournament at the Rhode Island Country Club, 150 Nayatt Rd, Barrington on Monday, May 14, 1 p.m. (registration opens at 11:30 a.m.). Guests will enjoy golfing at one of Rhode Island’s premier classic golf courses along beautiful Narragansett Bay while celebrating the power of the Make-A-Wish mission with some of...
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Hope High Dollars for Scholars Awards Dinner 5:00 pm
Hope High Dollars for Scholars Awards Dinner @ Shriners Imperial Room
May 15 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hope High Dollars for Scholars is excited to announce its fifth annual awards dinner which honors and celebrate our 2018 scholars. To date, Hope High Dollars for Scholars, thanks to our generous donors, has awarded $152,000 in scholarships to fifty-four amazing Hope High School seniors. We anticipate awarding another twelve scholarships at the May 15 dinner. Judge Frank Caprio will...
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Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket: Opening Doors 6:00 pm
Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket: Opening Doors @ Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket
May 17 @ 6:00 pm
Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket: Opening Doors @ Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket
Please join us for our Opening Doors event to support the life-changing and life-saving programs offered to the youth in our community each and every day. At the sixth Annual Opening Doors event, we will be honoring Kathy and Dan Sullivan with the 2018 Lyman B. Goff Founder’s Award. Please join us as we welcome friends and families for Clubhouse...
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Twenty Years of Sound and Vision, Night One: The Art of Rebellion
Twenty Years of Sound and Vision, Night One: The Art of Rebellion @ The Steel Yard
May 18 all-day
Twenty Years of Sound and Vision, Night One: The Art of Rebellion @ The Steel Yard
It’s the biggest birthday bash of the year and you’re invited! Join Rhode Island Public Radio and our presenting sponsor, CVS Health, for a two-night arts-immersive experience that shines a spotlight on our creative community and the role art plays in civil discourse and civic engagement. On night one, RIPR is proud to join forces with The Steel Yard to...
Clambake to Support the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall 6:00 pm
Clambake to Support the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall @ Ponaganset High School
May 18 @ 6:00 pm
Clambake to Support the Vietnam Memorial Moving Wall @ Ponaganset High School
Ponaganset High School’s Second Annual Clambake is an extraordinary class project where in students will will discuss and analyze the history of the traditional clambake and explore why it is still part of New England folkways. The culminating event will occur when our students actually prepare and serve a traditional New England Clambake. Last year’s clambake was a huge success!...
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Rhode Island Dream Center Run 4 Hope 5K
Rhode Island Dream Center Run 4 Hope 5K @ Cranston West High School
May 19 all-day
Rhode Island Dream Center Run 4 Hope 5K @ Cranston West High School
The Rhode Island Dream Center will be conducting our Run 4 Hope 5-K run and walk on Saturday, May 19. This event will raise money for the Rhode Island Dream Center’s numerous programs. The Run 4 Hope 5-K run and walk will start at the Cranston West High School Gymnasium and finish at the Cranston West High School Track, 80...
Twenty Years of Sound and Vision, Night One: The Art of Rebellion
Twenty Years of Sound and Vision, Night One: The Art of Rebellion @ The Steel Yard
May 19 all-day
Twenty Years of Sound and Vision, Night One: The Art of Rebellion @ The Steel Yard
It’s the biggest birthday bash of the year and you’re invited! Join Rhode Island Public Radio and our presenting sponsor, CVS Health, for a two-night arts-immersive experience that shines a spotlight on our creative community and the role art plays in civil discourse and civic engagement. On night one, RIPR is proud to join forces with The Steel Yard to...
RI Dream Center 2018 A Day of Hope and Dreams Artisan Market 8:00 am
RI Dream Center 2018 A Day of Hope and Dreams Artisan Market @ Sharon Cogean
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
RI Dream Center 2018 A Day of Hope and Dreams Artisan Market @ Sharon Cogean
A Day of Hope and Dreams consists of a Run 4 Hope 5-K and an Artisan Market. You may run or walk. Fun for the whole family! Registration for the 5-K can be done online at www.ridreamcenter.com or the day of the run beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $25 for pre-registration or $30 day of event. There will be...
SCLT’s Rare and Unusual Plant Sale 10:00 am
SCLT’s Rare and Unusual Plant Sale @ City Farm
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ring in spring with your fellow gardeners at City Farm, on Providence’s South Side, for this much-anticipated annual event! We’ll be selling 20,000 organically grown fruit, vegetable and herb plants (including sixty varieties of tomatoes!), plus hard-to-find perennials. Listen to local bands while you browse, and get advice from experienced gardeners. Current SCLT members are invited to shop early, from...
Wickedly Good Evening in Oz 7:00 pm
Wickedly Good Evening in Oz @ Hampton Inn & Suites
May 19 @ 7:00 pm
Wickedly Good Evening in Oz @ Hampton Inn & Suites
Fourth Annual Fundraiser to benefit Amenity Aid! We’re brewing up an old rivalry between Gilda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West. We want to know which witch is the all-time fan favorite! Pick a side and dress to support your favorite sorceress of Oz! Wear pink for Gilda and green for the Wicked Witch. Feeling fancy? Add...
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Fourth Annual Elmhurst Boys Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Best Buddies of RI
Fourth Annual Elmhurst Boys Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Best Buddies of RI @ Metacomet Country Club
May 20 all-day
Fourth Annual Elmhurst Boys Charity Golf Tournament to Benefit Best Buddies of RI @ Metacomet Country Club | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
On Sunday, May 20, the Elmhurst Boys will host the fourth Annual Charity Golf Tournament with this year’s primary beneficiary being Best Buddies of Rhode Island. This year the event will be at historic Metacomet Country Club in East Providence.
Providence’s Best Bloody Mary
Providence’s Best Bloody Mary @ Providence Arcade
May 20 all-day
Providence's Best Bloody Mary @ Providence Arcade
The New England Hemophilia Association and Rhode Island Food Fights will hold their inaugural, Providence’s Best Bloody Mary event on Sunday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Providence Arcade at 65 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence. This will be the first bloody mary competition of its kind to pit local bartenders against one another to see...
Horse Play’s Annual Open House 12:00 am
Horse Play’s Annual Open House @ Horse Play
May 20 @ 12:00 am – 4:00 pm
Horse Play's Annual Open House @ Horse Play
Horse Play Equine Rescue and Sanctuary is having their Annual Open House on Sunday, May 20 from noon – 4 p.m.at the farm, 143 Gilbert Stuart Rd. in Saunderstown. Free admission. There will be pony rides, demos of horse painting, Liberty Play, Zumba and T’ai Chi, raffle prizes, silent auctions, food, drink, meet and greet the horses, live music, vendors selling jewelry, herbal products, horsey...
SCLT’s Rare and Unusual Plant Sale 10:00 am
SCLT’s Rare and Unusual Plant Sale @ City Farm
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Ring in spring with your fellow gardeners at City Farm, on Providence’s South Side, for this much-anticipated annual event! We’ll be selling 20,000 organically grown fruit, vegetable and herb plants (including sixty varieties of tomatoes!), plus hard-to-find perennials. Listen to local bands while you browse, and get advice from experienced gardeners. Current SCLT members are invited to shop early, from...
Ladies Tea at the Baptist Church in Warren 2:00 pm
Ladies Tea at the Baptist Church in Warren @ Baptist Church in Warren
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ladies Tea at the Baptist Church in Warren @ Baptist Church in Warren
Women are invited to a Ladies Tea Party on Sunday, May 20 from 2-4 p.m. at the Baptist Church in Warren on 407 Main St. We will be collecting donations of toiletries, baby diapers and feminine productions for Women’s Resource Centers of Newport and Warren. You are encouraged to wear fancy hats! www.baptistchurchinwarren.com www.wrcnbc.org
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Community Reiki Share 6:30 pm
Community Reiki Share @ Thrive Tribe RI
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Reiki Share @ Thrive Tribe RI
Reiki is a gentle, natural, and safe energy healing technique. Reiki helps you cleanse, balance, and restore on the physical, mental and emotional levels. Some benefits of Reiki are stress relief, relaxation, reduces aches and pain, supports the immune system and ids better sleep. Join us for our monthly community Reiki share. If you have received Reiki training level one or...
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Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour andPlant Sale at Sakonnet 9:30 am
Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour andPlant Sale at Sakonnet @ Sakonnet Garden
May 26 @ 9:30 am – May 27 @ 6:00 pm
Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour andPlant Sale at Sakonnet @ Sakonnet Garden
Explore the private gardens at Sakonnet in Little Compton, open for self-guided tours and plant sales to benefit the Garden Conservancy, Sakonnet, and local wild meadow restoration efforts. This English-style cottage garden features a series of enchanting garden rooms. The acre-sized main woodland garden is subdivided into a series of fourteen spaces separated by high windbreak hedges and stone walls....
RI Dream Center Artisan Market 8:00 am
RI Dream Center Artisan Market @ WESTERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
RI Dream Center Artisan Market @ WESTERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Come support our local Artisans and crafters. So many beautiful, original items to choose from! The RI Dream Center is a 501©3 organization who provides assistance to impoverished families and individuals in need. Help us support our community!
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Martinis for Melanoma 6:00 pm
Martinis for Melanoma @ Circe Restaurant & Bar
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Martinis for Melanoma @ Circe Restaurant & Bar
Join Impact Melanoma at one of their signature events, Martinis for Melanoma. Held in Providence, Martinis for Melanoma brings people together in a fun, social environment to raise awareness about melanoma and the dangers of tanning.
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Wine, Dine and all that Jazz 6:00 pm
Wine, Dine and all that Jazz @ 134 Collaborative
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wine, Dine and all that Jazz @ 134 Collaborative
Farm to Table Italian dinner prepared by Sqauntum Association Executive Chef, Richard Petrella, and General Manager, Jon Prata. A medley of wines and jazz music paired with the evening’s dinner. Former Attorney General, Arlene Violet is an honorary chair for the event. A benefit for 134 Collaborative housed in the historic Mathewson Street Church in Downcity Providence.