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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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Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 1 all-day
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon tea is served at both 1 and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from April 10–May 4 and will cost $24 for members and $32 for non-members. The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones...
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 1 all-day
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
An enchanted display will be open to the public during regular Mansion hours. Fairy programming will be scheduled throughout the week, culminating up to our big Fairy Garden Party on Saturday, May 5! Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens. New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of...
Fairy Story Time and Garden Craft
Fairy Story Time and Garden Craft @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 1 all-day
Fairy Story Time and Garden Craft @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Blithewold’s gardens are full of creativity, wit and whimsy, a perfect place to read a story! Parents and kids, wear your fairy gear and garden hats and join us for a series highlighting children’s books about fairies in the garden. After story time, we will explore the gardens and complete a hands-on garden activity. Meet at the Visitors’ Center. Story time...
When Mission and Guerrilla Marketing Merge
When Mission and Guerrilla Marketing Merge @ Pinelli's
May 1 all-day
Mike will speak about the marketing components of making an organization grow and in doing so, transform individuals, organization and communities. Leadership Rhode Island has grown over the years into a nationally recognized organization. Mike will discuss The Make Rhode Island Stronger Campaign and how LRI has and continues to engage and connect with people through shared positive experiences.
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 1 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Play and Learn: Flowers are Flores @ Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Play and Learn: Flowers are Flores @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Play and Learn is the Museum’s open-ended story-based program especially for two to four-year-olds and their parents, designed to help preschoolers build their skills in a variety of areas and to help parents continue the learning at home.
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults 10:30 am
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
This four week class offers a great opportunity for adults and seniors to let go of their every day worries and explore and experiment with their creative expression! Instructor Patty Martucci will lead participants through a new intuitive painting exercise each week. Leave your stress behind and join in on some pure creative fun!
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
An Improving View 11:00 am
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are...
Exit Laughing 11:00 am
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Planet SJ! 11:00 am
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
Voice in the Woods 11:00 am
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
May 1 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Practice You, A Journaling and Meditation Workshop 6:00 pm
Practice You, A Journaling and Meditation Workshop @ lululemon Newport
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Practice You, A Journaling and Meditation Workshop @ lululemon Newport
You’re invited to a community journaling and meditation gathering using Elena Brower’s Practice You Journal, Essential Oils and Crystals! Facilitated by  yoga teacher and essential oils educator, Meredith Ewenson and mindfulness consultant, Allison Schumann. Have you wanted to start a meditation or journaling practice but don’t know where to begin? Do you already have a practice and would like to enhance...
Native Gardens 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
May 1 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
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Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 2 all-day
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon tea is served at both 1 and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from April 10–May 4 and will cost $24 for members and $32 for non-members. The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones...
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 2 all-day
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
An enchanted display will be open to the public during regular Mansion hours. Fairy programming will be scheduled throughout the week, culminating up to our big Fairy Garden Party on Saturday, May 5! Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens. New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of...
Fairy Story Time and Garden Craft
Fairy Story Time and Garden Craft @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 2 all-day
Fairy Story Time and Garden Craft @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Blithewold’s gardens are full of creativity, wit and whimsy, a perfect place to read a story! Parents and kids, wear your fairy gear and garden hats and join us for a series highlighting children’s books about fairies in the garden. After story time, we will explore the gardens and complete a hands-on garden activity. Meet at the Visitors’ Center. Story time...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 2 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults 10:30 am
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
This four week class offers a great opportunity for adults and seniors to let go of their every day worries and explore and experiment with their creative expression! Instructor Patty Martucci will lead participants through a new intuitive painting exercise each week. Leave your stress behind and join in on some pure creative fun!
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
An Improving View 11:00 am
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are...
Exit Laughing 11:00 am
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Planet SJ! 11:00 am
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
Voice in the Woods 11:00 am
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
May 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11...
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold 11:30 am
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 2 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Wednesday Walk-arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold begin at 11:30 a.m. Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Tap Class for Kids! 5:30 pm
Tap Class for Kids! @ The Rhody Center
May 2 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Tap Class for Kids! @ The Rhody Center
Come try it out! If you’ve ever been curious about tap dancing we’re offering a free sample class on May 2! It’s a great way to sample to our “Tap Dance for Kids” series! Class is led by Michelle Carrasquillo.
Barnes and Noble Book Club: Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion 6:00 pm
Barnes and Noble Book Club: Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion @ Barnes & Noble Warwick
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Barnes and Noble Book Club: Meg Wolitzer’s The Female Persuasion @ Barnes & Noble Warwick
Join us for the Barnes and Noble Book Club! The Barnes and Noble Book Club features exclusive content from bestselling authors and special in-store promotions for participating readers. Meg Wolitzer’s, The Female Persuasion, is our first pick, to be discussed in-store on Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. Mark your calendars and invite your friends. You can pick up a...
Barnes and Noble Warwick Book Club: Meg Wolitzer’s, The Female Persuasion 6:00 pm
Barnes and Noble Warwick Book Club: Meg Wolitzer’s, The Female Persuasion @ Barnes & Noble Warwick
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Barnes and Noble Warwick Book Club: Meg Wolitzer’s, The Female Persuasion @ Barnes & Noble Warwick
Join us for the Barnes and Noble Book Club! The Barnes and Noble Book Club features exclusive content from bestselling authors and special in-store promotions for participating readers. Meg Wolitzer’s, The Female Persuasion, is our first pick to be discussed in-store on Wednesday May 2 at 6 p.m. Mark your calendars and invite your friends. You can pick up a...
HairBrained at PPL: Artist Laura Anderson Barbata on “The Eye of the Beholder: Julia Pastrana’s Long Journey Home” 6:00 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Artist Laura Anderson Barbata on “The Eye of the Beholder: Julia Pastrana’s Long Journey Home” @ Providence Public Library
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Artist Laura Anderson Barbata on “The Eye of the Beholder: Julia Pastrana’s Long Journey Home" @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Julia Pastrana, 1834–1860, an indigenous woman born in Sinaloa, Mexico, was a gifted singer, musician and dancer who could converse in English, Spanish and French. From birth, Pastrana’s face and body were covered with thick hair and her jaw was disproportionately large, all due to hypertrichosis terminalis. Throughout much of her life her American manager and husband Theodore Lent supervised...
RIMWA Annual Meeting and Woman Physician of the Year Award 6:00 pm
RIMWA Annual Meeting and Woman Physician of the Year Award @ Providence Marriott
May 2 @ 6:00 pm
RIMWA Annual Meeting and Woman Physician of the Year Award @ Providence Marriott | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Rhode Island Medical Women’s Association is pleased to announce that Angela Anderson, MD, will be honored as Woman Physician of the Year on May 2. The event will be held at the Marriott Providence Downtown, One Orms St. This award is given annually to a Rhode Island female physician who excels in both her field of medicine and her...
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.
Tap Class for Adults! 6:30 pm
Tap Class for Adults! @ The Rhody Center
May 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Tap Class for Adults! @ The Rhody Center
Come try it out! If you’ve ever been curious about tap dancing we’re offering a free sample class on May 2! It’s a great way to sample to our “Tap Dance for Adult Begintermediates” series! Class is led by Michelle Carrasquillo.
Native Gardens 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s 8:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s @ Nick-A-Nees
May 2 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee's @ Nick-A-Nees | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Bluegrass Throedown features a different local or touring bluegrass band every Wednesday night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence. There’s never a cover, but there’s always a good time. bluegrassthroedown.com Free
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Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 3 all-day
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon tea is served at both 1 and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from April 10–May 4 and will cost $24 for members and $32 for non-members. The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones...
As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 3 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...
Decades Rewind – Cranston
Decades Rewind – Cranston @ Park Theatre
May 3 all-day
Decades Rewind - Cranston @ Park Theatre | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States
A dance party and theatre collide for the greatest night of your life! Do you remember your first concert? Relive the fondest memories in your lifetime. Decades Rewind is a high energy theatrical concert experience, performing Disco, Funk, Rock, Motown and all the hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s. Featuring over sixty songs, 100 costume changes and nostalgic video...
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 3 all-day
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
An enchanted display will be open to the public during regular Mansion hours. Fairy programming will be scheduled throughout the week, culminating up to our big Fairy Garden Party on Saturday, May 5! Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens. New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of...
Fairy and Leprechaun Story and Song with Celebrating Ireland
Fairy and Leprechaun Story and Song with Celebrating Ireland @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 3 all-day
Fairy and Leprechaun Story and Song with Celebrating Ireland @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Calling all Fairies and Leprechauns. Come sing and dance at Blithewold Mansion as Mary King, Phil Edmonds and Kevin Fallon of Celebrating Ireland get your toes tapping and your imaginations running wild! Join us for this special after-school program during Fairy Week and embrace Irish folklore in story and song. All participants are welcome to explore our enchanted gardens after...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 3 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 3 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
An Improving View 11:00 am
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are...
Exit Laughing 11:00 am
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Planet SJ! 11:00 am
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
Voice in the Woods 11:00 am
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11...
8 Bells Lecture: Brothers at Arms, by Larrie D. Ferreiro 12:00 pm
8 Bells Lecture: Brothers at Arms, by Larrie D. Ferreiro @ Seamen's Church Institute of Newport
May 3 @ 12:00 pm
8 Bells Lecture: Brothers at Arms, by Larrie D. Ferreiro @ Seamen's Church Institute of Newport | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It,” by Larrie D. Ferreiro. The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution’s success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against England. In...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Highlights of the Collection Tours 1:30 pm
Highlights of the Collection Tours @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 3 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Highlights of the Collection Tours @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Highlights of the Collection Tours Thursdays, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Join us for the opportunity to dig deeper into the rich history of Blithewold on this exclusive guided tour of Blithewold’s Archives. Our curatorial specialists will lead one-hour tours of the collections and exhibits with a special focus on unique topics pertaining to Blithewold’s vast collections. $20 per person, limited to members...
Warwick Food Truck Night – City Hall 5:00 pm
Warwick Food Truck Night – City Hall @ City of Warwick City Hall
May 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Warwick Food Truck Night - City Hall @ City of Warwick City Hall
Food Truck Night in Warwick returns in 2018 Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick. The season will kick off on May 3 at City Hall and will end back at City Hall with a Halloween celebration. Attendance is Free! Enjoy beer and wine from Open Season, Gooseneck Vineyards and McLaughlin...
Undressing History: Women’s Clothes and Unmentionables from the 19th Century 5:30 pm
Undressing History: Women’s Clothes and Unmentionables from the 19th Century @ Newport Historical Society
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Undressing History: Women’s Clothes and Unmentionables from the 19th Century @ Newport Historical Society
Undressing History: Women’s Clothes & Unmentionables from the 19th Century A History Space Talk Presented by the Newport Historical Society & the Rhode Island Historical Society The Newport Historical Society and the Rhode Island Historical Society are pleased to partner for their first 2018 joint History Space talk when they present Undressing History: Women’s Clothes & Unmentionables from the 19th...
“Sights and Sounds” Opening Reception 6:00 pm
“Sights and Sounds” Opening Reception @ Warwick Center for the Arts
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
"Sights and Sounds" Opening Reception @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Art is often inspired and influenced by other sensory experiences. For example, the rhythm of a song might inspire a painter’s brush strokes on a canvas. Every work of art we create is the culmination of every experience we have consumed before. Warwick Center for the Arts seeks to present artworks that highlight the interplay between these sensory experiences. Join...
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 |  |  |
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,...
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,...
Native Gardens 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
May 3 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 3 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
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Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 4 all-day
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon tea is served at both 1 and 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday from April 10–May 4 and will cost $24 for members and $32 for non-members. The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones...
As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 4 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...
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 4 all-day
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
An enchanted display will be open to the public during regular Mansion hours. Fairy programming will be scheduled throughout the week, culminating up to our big Fairy Garden Party on Saturday, May 5! Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens. New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of...
Jane’s Walk
Jane’s Walk @ Roger Williams Park
May 4 – May 6 all-day
Jane's Walk @ Roger Williams Park
Gain a new perspective on neighborhoods around the city during Jane’s Walk, a global weekend festival inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs on May 4-6. Several walks are already planned in Providence throughout the weekend, starting from different locations at staggered times. Unlike typical guided tours, these free citizen-led walks encourage community conversations to get people thinking, talking, and connecting...
Open Stage
Open Stage @ Everett Stage
May 4 all-day
Everett presents Open Stage, a monthly event for young performers featuring house dance troupe Case Closed! and hosted by Everett’s Sokeo Rose and Bianca Bevilacqua. Open Stage happens on the first Friday of each month from 8-9:30 p.m., immediately following the Friday Night Live comedy show at 7 p.m. The aim is to give local youth performers a forum to...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 4 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 4 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Spoken World @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Toddler Try-It: Shape Up! at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Toddler Try-It: Shape Up! at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Young children, ages eighteen months to three years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
An Improving View 11:00 am
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are...
Planet SJ! 11:00 am
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
Voice in the Woods 11:00 am
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
May 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11...
Opening Day at the Museum 12:00 pm
Opening Day at the Museum @ Lippitt House Museum
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Step into Providence’s Golden Age at Lippitt House Museum when it opens for the season on Friday, May 4. A remarkable example of Victorian design and craftsmanship, the museum focuses on the stories of people who lived and worked in the house. Docents use these stories and the objects at Lippitt House to illuminate larger ideas about industry, immigration, design,...
Third Saturday at the Museum 12:00 pm
Third Saturday at the Museum @ Lippitt House Museum
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Step into Providence’s Golden Age at Lippitt House Museum when it opens for the season on Friday, May 4. A remarkable example of Victorian design and craftsmanship, the museum focuses on the stories of people who lived and worked in the house. Docents use these stories and the objects at Lippitt House to illuminate larger ideas about industry, immigration, design,...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village 5:00 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday is back in 2018 for the fourth season. End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo and Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events. A.B. Munroe Dairy, MetroPCS and BankRI present Food Truck Fridays. Other sponsors visiting on select Friday nights include Power Home Remodeling, Ambit Energy, Sunrun and College...
Exit Laughing 6:00 pm
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Live music featuring Lainey Dionne at Chair 5 6:30 pm
Live music featuring Lainey Dionne at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Lainey Dionne on the indoor-outdoor rooftop at Chair 5, located at The Break Hotel. Sip artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you enjoy views of the ocean and our locally sourced menu!
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...
Taste of The Towers 7:00 pm
Taste of The Towers @ The Towers
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Taste of The Towers @ The Towers
Sample hors d’oeuvres and desserts from our local recommended caterers while enjoying music, raffles and a cash bar. Whether you’re looking for the caterer for your next event or just want to relish some great food, this is your place.
Native Gardens 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Shades of Summer II 7:30 pm
Shades of Summer II @ University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
May 4 @ 7:30 pm
Shades of Summer II @ University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
The Kingston Chamber Music Festival presents Shades of Summer II, an annual thank-you concert in recognition of the tremendous support given by the community over the past thirty years. Shades of Summer II features the URI Brass Quintet as well as violinist Jasmine Lin, cellist Deborah Pae and pianist Natalie Zhu. The program is composed of a trio of iconic...
The Bit Players 8:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 4 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...
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Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 5 @ 11:00 am – May 6 @ 2:00 pm
Invent your own ways to play as you stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!
As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 5 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...
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...
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 5 all-day
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
An enchanted display will be open to the public during regular Mansion hours. Fairy programming will be scheduled throughout the week, culminating up to our big Fairy Garden Party on Saturday, May 5! Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens. New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of...
Ninth Annual Cinco De Mayo Bash at Ladder 133 Sports Bar and Grill
Ninth Annual Cinco De Mayo Bash at Ladder 133 Sports Bar and Grill @ Ladder 133 Sports Bar & Grill
May 5 all-day
Ninth Annual Cinco De Mayo Bash at Ladder 133 Sports Bar and Grill @ Ladder 133 Sports Bar & Grill
Join us at Ladder 133 Sports Bar and Grill on Saturday May 5 for our ninth annual Cinco De Mayo celebration and our annual Kentucky Derby viewing party. Enjoy $5 top shelf margaritas and mint juleps, an authentic Mexican food menu, a photo booth , music and prizes. 92 Pro FM will be in the building with great giveaways and...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 5 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Woonsocket Rotary Touch-A-Truck
Woonsocket Rotary Touch-A-Truck @ Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish Grounds
May 5 all-day
Woonsocket Rotary Touch-A-Truck @ Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish Grounds
The event is designed to provide an entire family with a full day’s worth of fun and excitement, to bring education and knowledge to a child’s mind, inspiration to child’s heart and a smile to a child’s face. Children of all ages love the opportunity see, get up close to and climb aboard big and amazing machines. The Woonsocket Rotary...
Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks 9:00 am
Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
May 5 @ 9:00 am
Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Buffalo | New York | United States
Roger Williams Park is a 430 acre oasis in the heart of one the most densely populated areas of Rhode Island. The woodlands and large ponds provide an ideal place for birds to rest and feed on their migration northwards. Join museum curator Michael Kieron as we search for the many migrants and summer residents that can be found in...
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...
URI Spring Plant Sale 9:00 am
URI Spring Plant Sale @ University of Rhode Island Botanical Gardens
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
URI Spring Plant Sale @ University of Rhode Island Botanical Gardens | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
The URI Master Gardener Program volunteers have your 2018 vegetable, herb, annual, native perennial and ornamental plants growing in the East Farm greenhouses as we speak! Join us for our annual Spring Plant Sale and bring your gardening questions and soil samples for free pH analysis. The spring plant sale is our largest fundraiser of the year, supporting our educational...
RIKB Seminar Series: Kitchen & Bath Trends 9:30 am
RIKB Seminar Series: Kitchen & Bath Trends @ RI Kitchen & Bath Showroom
May 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
RIKB Seminar Series: Kitchen & Bath Trends @ RI Kitchen & Bath Showroom | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
Thinking of a kitchen or bath remodel? This creative seminar, hosted by our award-winning designers will highlight the latest in kitchen and bath layouts, interior design styles, and material options. Learn the latest in styles, finishes, colors and design, not to mention technology. Bring your questions and be prepared to be inspired. This event is complimentary; however, we will be...
Cultural Connection at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Cultural Connection at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Part actor, part historian, Reenactors bring history to life. Meet members of the Massasoit Historical Association and try on clothes and games from the colonial period. Join us the first Saturday of every month to meet an actor, musician, dancer, maker or painter. It’s a talent filled show-and-tell-and-then try it yourself, chance to build creative confidence and make a connection...
Fairy Garden Party 10:00 am
Fairy Garden Party @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fairy Garden Party @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens! New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of fairy houses along our shrub-walk and down to the rock and water garden. A special scavenger hunt will complete this magical celebration for all ages. Enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of Blithewold’s...
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
The Twenty-first Ecology Day and Peace Prayer Ceremony 10:15 am
The Twenty-first Ecology Day and Peace Prayer Ceremony @ Riverpoint COMMUNITY Park
May 5 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm
The Twenty-first Ecology Day and Peace Prayer Ceremony @ Riverpoint COMMUNITY Park
The Jaycees Alumni and dedicated volunteers invite you to a springtime event of healthy outdoor activities, friendly and fun exchanges and demonstration of our community pride along with protection and preservation of our public lands. An Ecology Day and Peace Prayer Ceremony will briefly offer a spiritual moment to reflect on the tremendous sacrifice that America enjoys in keeping the...
Drawing Wild; From the Collection 10:30 am
Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
May 5 @ 10:30 am
Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium  | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Museum of Natural History is excited to announce that our popular Drawing Wild classes are returning. These classes give you the opportunity to study and draw details of feathers, beaks and claws from our large collection of taxidermied specimens. Some of our fall classes will include a Vault Tour and Bird Walk. During each class, instructor Kathy Hodge will...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
An Improving View 11:00 am
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s show, “An Improving View,” features the works of S. Tudyk, who draws inspiration from her surroundings as well as her thoughts and memories. In these works, she explores the process of fragmentation, applied to both memory and matter. “An Improving View” runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are...
Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest 11:00 am
Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest @ Grant's Block
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Cinco de Mayo Taco Fest @ Grant's Block | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Taco Fest is back! Enjoy the local flavors, sights and sounds of Providence as we gather on Westminster Street in Downcity to celebrate the return of warm weather and all things tacos. DJ Studebaker Hawk will be mixing eclectic Latin beats from Grant’s Block to get you moving in between chowing down on delectable bites from some of your favorite...
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Invent your own ways to play as you stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!
Planet SJ! 11:00 am
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
Voice in the Woods 11:00 am
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Voice in the Woods” features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings on wood, some of which are combined for the first time with the craftsmanship of Phil Gruppuso from Seekonk Woodworking. The show runs from April 4 – May 26, 2018. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11...
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold 11:30 am
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 5 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens...
Sailors Valentine (Shell Art) Jewelry Demonstration 12:00 pm
Sailors Valentine (Shell Art) Jewelry Demonstration @ Mystic Scrimshanders
May 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sailors Valentine (Shell Art) Jewelry Demonstration @ Mystic Scrimshanders
Using natural seashells, pearls and other beach treasures, Shell Artisan Melonie Massa not only designs Sailors Valentines (whose nautical history dates back to the 1800’s), but also creates miniature wearable versions. She will be sharing Sailors Valentine lore, and the jewelry techniques she developed over the past decade this Saturday at Mystic Scrimshanders from noon -4 p.m. Melonie’s intricate Sailors...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 5 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
HairBrained at PPL: Victorian Hairwork Workshop with Master Jeweler Karen Bachman 1:30 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Victorian Hairwork Workshop with Master Jeweler Karen Bachman @ Providence Public Library
May 5 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Victorian Hairwork Workshop with Master Jeweler Karen Bachman @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The nineteenth century Victorian Era was a time rife with sentimental culture. Due to disease, war and high childhood mortality, death rates were high. Queen Victoria herself became an unlikely fashion icon, immersing herself in mourning after the deaths of both her husband, Prince Albert and her mother in 1861. Along with her mostly black wardrobe, she was widely known...
Concerto and Aria Competition; Rhode Island Native Performs with Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra 2:00 pm
Concerto and Aria Competition; Rhode Island Native Performs with Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra @ The VETS
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Concerto and Aria Competition; Rhode Island Native Performs with Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Orchestra @ The VETS
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School named Pianist Maddox Realejo, Glocester, winner of the Rhode Island Philharmonic 2017 to 2018 Concerto and Aria Competition. Realejo will perform the third movement from Beethoven’s Concerto Number two in B-flat major with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra, Alexey Shabalin, conducting. In February, David Gasper, director and artistic administrator for the Rhode...
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...
Exit Laughing 6:00 pm
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
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.
Hooray for Holiday Concert 7:30 pm
Hooray for Holiday Concert @ Seekonk High School,
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
The chorus of East Providence, under the direction of Beth Armstrong, will perform Hooray for Hollywood on Saturday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 p.m. at Seekonk High School, 261 Arcade Ave, Seekonk, MA. Selections will be from West Side Story, Amistad, Chicago, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Empire of the Sun, Sister Act, Frozen, Lord of...
Native Gardens 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 5 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Atwater~Donnelly Trio 8:00 pm
Atwater~Donnelly Trio @ Blackstone River Theatre
May 5 @ 8:00 pm
Atwater~Donnelly Trio @ Blackstone River Theatre | Cumberland | Rhode Island | United States
BRT favorites Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly return with Cathy Clasper-Torch on fiddle, cello and vocals to present an engaging concert of traditional American and Celtic American folk songs, a cappella pieces, hymns, poetry, dance tunes, and original works. Elwood and Aubrey blend unusual harmonies and play guitar, Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Irish tin whistle, harmonica, old-time banjo, bones, limberjacks and other musical surprises. Their performance is appealing to all ages,...
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Season Finale: Mahler & Mendelssohn 8:00 pm
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Season Finale: Mahler & Mendelssohn @ The VETS
May 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
RI Philharmonic Orchestra Presents Season Finale: Mahler & Mendelssohn @ The VETS | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
For the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra’s season finale, the Orchestra welcomes guest conductor Edwin Outwater to The VETS stage for Montgomery’s Starburst, Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 (Titan) and Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, featuring Elena Urioste on violin. The TACO Classical Concert is Saturday, May 5, 8:00pm. The Open Rehearsal is on Friday, May 4, 5:30pm. Tickets start at $15 (including all...
The Bit Players 8:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 6 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...
Iggy’s Doughboy Dash 5K
Iggy’s Doughboy Dash 5K @ Iggy's Doughboys and Chowder House
May 6 all-day
Join us for Iggy’s Doughboy Dash 5K family fun run! Registration is 8:00 a.m.; race time 9:30 a.m. Event will take place rain or shine. Registrations until May 3rd $25 for adults and $15 for kids twelve and under. Day of registration $35. Throw a twist into a 5K by eating Iggy’s famous doughboys in the middle of the run!...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 6 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
May Breakfast 7:00 am
May Breakfast @ St. Martin's Church
May 6 @ 7:00 am
May Breakfast @ St. Martin's Church
St. Martin’s May Breakfast! May 6 from 7 a.m. to noon. Come celebrate our magnificent May Breakfast. It’s an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. This is a St. Martin’s tradition for over forty years. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children under twelve. Tickets available at the door. All proceeds will go to the Epiphany Soup Kitchen and the Episcopal Conference...
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 36 Annual Birds and Breakfast 7:30 am
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 36 Annual Birds and Breakfast @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
May 6 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Norman Bird Sanctuary's 36 Annual Birds and Breakfast @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
Treat yourself to a seasonal gourmet breakfast, with sweeping views over Paradise Valley and Rhode Island Sound. Chef Rich Silvia from The White Horse Tavern will prepare a scrumptious breakfast buffet, with organically grown ingredients donated by local farmers and markets. Explore the hiking trails on a guided bird walk with expert naturalists. Children of all ages can learn spring-themed...
Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park 10:00 am
Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
May 6 @ 10:00 am
Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Rochester | New York | United States
Roger Williams Park’s landscape is at its best with pastel blossoms of ornamental trees and shrubs abounding, a wonderful time to explore its historic statuary art as we walk! Museum docent Mike McGinity will guide us through a wealth of statues and monuments tucked away in often hidden places. Wear sturdy shoes. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration is preferred.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool “May Fair” Fundraiser 11:00 am
Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool “May Fair” Fundraiser @ Academy Field/Swift Gym
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool “May Fair” Fundraiser @ Academy Field/Swift Gym
On Sunday May 6, the Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool will host their annual May Fair Fundraiser. The thirty-eight year tradition continues with this year’s theme, The County Fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 111 Peirce Street, Academy Field/Swift Gym in East Greenwich. Peppa Pig, Princess Poppy, Premier Martial Arts, Fiddle N’ FUn and Touch a Truck with...
Exit Laughing 11:00 am
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children’s Museum 11:00 am
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Invent your own ways to play as you stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!
Planet SJ! 11:00 am
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 6 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand: A Documentary Film with Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Karyl Evans 1:00 pm
The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand: A Documentary Film with Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Karyl Evans @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand: A Documentary Film with Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Karyl Evans @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Six-time Emmy-Award-winning documentary filmmaker Karyl Evans has combined her two greatest professional interests landscape architecture and filmmaking to create “The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand”. Join us at Blithewold Mansion for this breathtaking documentary chronicling Farrand’s fifty-year career as a landscape architect during the first half of the twentieth century. Some of the gardens Evans chronicled for the film...
Dance Music Jam Sessions 7:00 pm
Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dance  Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall | Rehoboth | Massachusetts | United States
The dance music jam sessions continue in Rehoboth every Sunday night from 7-9 p.m. All are welcome! Once a month throughout the year, the session is a Community Dance, at which we teach everything that needs teaching, depending on the experience of the dancers. The Community Dances go from 7 to 9 p.m. and are preceded by a potluck at...
Native Gardens 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
By Karen Zacarías Directed by Christie Vela Featuring Timothy Crowe as Frank and Daniel Duque-Estrada as Pablo   Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick replacement with a stately wooden fence...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
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National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 7 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 7 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 7 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Discovery Tykes 9:30 am
Discovery Tykes @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
May 7 @ 9:30 am
Discovery Tykes @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Rochester | New York | United States
Children, ages 2-4 accompanied with a parent, will investigate the world around them as they sing, dance and discover in the Museum of Natural History’s monthly series! The series takes place the first Monday of each month and runs from October through June. Each session will contain age-appropriate stories, songs, poems and a craft related to the topic. Expose your...
Maker Monday at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Maker Monday at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your ideas run wild in our Monday makerspace filled with interesting materials, authentic tools and a creative challenges.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 7 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Hidden Presence: God’s Little Acre and Beyond 5:30 pm
Hidden Presence: God’s Little Acre and Beyond @ Newport Historical Society
May 7 @ 5:30 pm
Hidden Presence: God’s Little Acre and Beyond @ Newport Historical Society
Evidence of the history of African Americans in New England from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries is found in many historic burial grounds and cemeteries in the region, with the most significant and extensive of these sites being God’s Little Acre in Newport. On Monday May 7 at 5:30 p.m., historian and author Glenn Knoblock will discuss some of these...
Comedy Scene Study 6:30 pm
Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Comedy Scene Study with Fred Sullivan Jr. May 7-June 18 Seven sessions Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuition: $355 ​ Bring the funny. Learn strategies and techniques of acting in a comedic scene or play. This class is formatted for actors of varying levels of experience through partnered scene work. Exciting contemporary plays and scenes suited to individual student needs will be rehearsed...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 8 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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 8 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 8 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 8 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Play and Learn: Stackable Structures at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Play and Learn: Stackable Structures at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Play and Learn: Stackable Structures at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Play and Learn is the Museum’s open-ended story-based program especially for two- to four-year-olds and their parents, designed to help preschoolers build their skills in a variety of areas and to help parents continue the learning at home.
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Alzheimer’s Advocacy Day 2:00 pm
Alzheimer’s Advocacy Day @ Rhode Island State House
May 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Alzheimer's Advocacy Day @ Rhode Island State House
Help make Alzheimer’s disease a priority in Rhode Island! Join us as we turn the Capitol purple and make a difference. Free and open to the public. Alongside advocates, the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter will host an Advocacy Day at the state capitol on Tuesday, May 8, to discuss Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on Rhode Island. The Advocacy...
Alzheimer’s Education Series for Family Caregivers 2:30 pm
Alzheimer’s Education Series for Family Caregivers @ Your Blue Store
May 8 @ 2:30 pm
This a three-part workshop for new caregivers to learn about disease progression, managing behaviors and communications strategies. There is no charge for this event Dates: May 8, 15 and 29 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Registration is required. Call 401-415-4664 or email info@hopedementia.org.
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 8 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 9 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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 9 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 9 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 9 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
Exit Laughing 11:00 am
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold 11:30 am
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Wednesday Walk-arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold begin at 11:30 a.m. Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 9 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
HairBrained at PPL: Fashion Historian Victoria Pass: The Mangbetu Coiffure and Haute Couture 6:00 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Fashion Historian Victoria Pass: The Mangbetu Coiffure and Haute Couture @ Providence Public Library
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Fashion Historian Victoria Pass: The Mangbetu Coiffure and Haute Couture @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Victoria Pass, assistant professor of Art History at Maryland Institute College of Art, traces the way that a photograph of a Mangbetu woman named Nobosodrou, taken by George Specht in 1924, has influenced fashion designers from that moment through the present.  By far the most famous image to emerge from La Croisière Noire, The Black Crossing, an expedition across the Sahara...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 9 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s 8:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s @ Nick-A-Nees
May 9 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee's @ Nick-A-Nees | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Bluegrass Throedown features a different local or touring bluegrass band every Wednesday night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence. There’s never a cover, but there’s always a good time. bluegrassthroedown.com Free
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 10 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...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 10 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 10 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
Exit Laughing 11:00 am
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Highlights of the Collection Tours 1:30 pm
Highlights of the Collection Tours @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 10 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Highlights of the Collection Tours @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Highlights of the Collection Tours Thursdays, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Join us for the opportunity to dig deeper into the rich history of Blithewold on this exclusive guided tour of Blithewold’s Archives. Our curatorial specialists will lead one-hour tours of the collections and exhibits with a special focus on unique topics pertaining to Blithewold’s vast collections. $20 per person, limited to members...
Newport Gallery Night 4:00 pm
Newport Gallery Night @ Various Galleries
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Newport Gallery Night @ Various Galleries
This May, soak up the warm weather on gallery night and enjoy the world class sailing event, Volvo Ocean Race. Gallery night will take place on May 10 from 4-8 p.m. Free guided walking tours will be happening (weather permitting). There will be four separate walking tours meeting at 4 p.m. at Thames Glass, 5 p.m. at Spring Bull Gallery,...
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...
Rhode Island After Work 5:00 pm
Rhode Island After Work @ Brass Monkey
May 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rhode Island After Work @ Brass Monkey
Come join us and build your network this year and meet new people, make some connections with small businesses, entrepreneurs, startups, professionals from Rhode Island and Massachusetts! Complimentary appetizers, conversation, and drink specials. Open networking starts at 5 p.m. Dress code is business casual. We have a reserved section by the bar. Plenty of free parking in lot.  
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty 5:30 pm
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Join us for our newest monthly event. Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty Beer and Spirits Co. Admission to the event is free and is for those who are twenty-one and older only. Four legged friends are not permitted inside the tasting room but are welcomed outside. Live entertainment will be provided by John Fanning and the Curators from 6-8 p.m....
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty 5:30 pm
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
May 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Join us for our monthly event Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co. Sons of Liberty Beer and Spirits Co., recently named Whisky Magazine’s American Craft Producer of the year, distills top quality whiskies from the beers they brew in-house. Their tasting room offers beer or whiskey flights, draft beer and craft cocktails using 100 percent Sons...
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...
Brain Café: Loss and Grief 7:00 pm
Brain Café: Loss and Grief @ Everett Stage
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Brain Café: Loss and Grief @ Everett Stage
Two films by Everett youths will be shown at this Brain Café: Sidetrack and Dear Mom, both of which are about two youths who have struggled with loss and grief throughout their life. This Brain Café series is part of Everett Company’s research and development process in creating a new work, entitled Good Grief. The films and short presentation will...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs Presents: Titanic 7:30 pm
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs Presents: Titanic @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs Presents: Titanic @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
April 15, 1912, a day that will forever be imprinted on the hearts of millions – the day the Titanic sank. Fast forward 85 years and the James Cameron written and directed film, Titanic, was released, breaking world-wide box office records. The film presents a love story of two young souls, Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) and Jack Dawson (Leonardo...
Ad-Lib Comedy Theater Grand Opening 8:00 pm
Ad-Lib Comedy Theater Grand Opening @ The Artists' Exchange
May 10 @ 8:00 pm
Ad-Lib Comedy Theater Grand Opening @ The Artists' Exchange
Great night of comedy. Free! Improv, sketch, stand-up and music. Featuring Jake Goldman, Brad Rohrer, Mina and Tindy Almanac Drops and more! Plus, there’ll be cheese and other things.
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 11 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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 11 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 11 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 11 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Young children, ages eighteen months to three years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
Creative Containers for Mom: Workshop with Horticulturist and Designer Blakely Szoz 11:00 am
Creative Containers for Mom: Workshop with Horticulturist and Designer Blakely Szoz @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 11 @ 11:00 am
Join Horticulturist and Designer Blakely Szoz for a hands-on workshop creating attractive herb planters for Mom – or yourself! Blakely has designed an attractive yet practical planter of herbs to make the perfect gift and addition to any porch, deck, patio or landscape. She will teach the class how to design and care for the containers, and all participants will...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village 5:00 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday is back in 2018 for the fourth season. End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo and Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events. A.B. Munroe Dairy, MetroPCS and BankRI present Food Truck Fridays. Other sponsors visiting on select Friday nights include Power Home Remodeling, Ambit Energy, Sunrun and College...
Exit Laughing 6:00 pm
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Live music featuring Dave Frageorgia at Chair 5 6:30 pm
Live music featuring Dave Frageorgia at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Dave Frageorgia on the indoor-outdoor rooftop at Chair 5, located at The Break Hotel. Sip artisan cocktails, New England craft beers and boutique wines while you enjoy views of the ocean and our locally sourced menu!
Underoath 7:00 pm
Underoath @ Fete Ballroom
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Underoath has played reunion shows here and there since 2015 but with the new album comes a reunion tour with Dance Gavin Dance, Veil Of Maya and Limbs.
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 11 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche 7:30 pm
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ St. Lawrence Martyr Church
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ St. Lawrence Martyr Church
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche steeps in the fabulous richness of the American choral sound. Come and hear Sine Nomine perform Thompson’s Ye Shall Have a Song, Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium, pieces by Copeland and spirited work of the shapenote tradition: Billings’ Rose of Sharon and Parker’s setting of Hark, I Hear the Harp’s Eternal. We will reprise Providence composer Will Ayton’s...
Tenor and Pianist, Michael DiMucci, Presents a Concert from the Greatest Songs of American movies at Linden Place Mansion 7:30 pm
Tenor and Pianist, Michael DiMucci, Presents a Concert from the Greatest Songs of American movies at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tenor and Pianist, Michael DiMucci, Presents a Concert from the Greatest Songs of American movies at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
Pianist and singer, Michael DiMucci, returns to the Linden Place Ballroom on Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. for the Mansion’s season-opening concert! The program, comprised of both American Film Institute’s top songs and Oscar-winning pieces from the cinema, tells the story of how these songs have shaped our lives and captured our hearts from the 1930’s to the present....
The Mystery of Edwin Drood 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood Based loosely on Charles Dickens’ final, unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1986, is a hilarious play-within-a-play set simultaneously in the town of Chesterham, England and in the nineteenth century Music Hall Royale. The “players” of the Music Hall are staging The Mystery of Edwin...
The Bit Players 8:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...
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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...
As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 12 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...
Island Moving Company presents Creative Continuum: Dances with Live Music
Island Moving Company presents Creative Continuum: Dances with Live Music @ Veterans Memorial Auditorium
May 12 all-day
Island Moving Company presents Creative Continuum: Dances with Live Music @ Veterans Memorial Auditorium  | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Tickets are on sale now! Island Moving Company, Newport’s contemporary ballet company, makes its second appearance at the beautiful Vets Memorial Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018. For this evening, entitled “Creative Continuum,” Artistic Director Miki Ohlsen has programmed premieres by acclaimed choreographers Kevin Jenkins and Rodney Rivera. The program also celebrates Leonard Bernstein’s Centennial with a...
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...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 12 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Migration Ecotour 6:30 am
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Migration Ecotour @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
May 12 @ 6:30 am – 4:30 pm
Norman Bird Sanctuary's Spring Migration Ecotour @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
May is an exciting time to see droves of migrating warblers, raptors, shorebird, and other species. Hop into the ‘bird van’ and hit the best birding hot spots throughout southern New England. Your birding guides plan the day trip around current sightings reports, so you have the best chance of spotting rare spring migrants. Pack a bag lunch to go...
Jewelry Making at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Jewelry Making at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jewelry Making at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Creativity and design turn patterns of colorful beads into a keepsake. Make your own paper beads from colorful magazines.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
“Tales of the Slave Trade” Walking Tour 11:00 am
“Tales of the Slave Trade” Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
May 12 @ 11:00 am
"Tales of the Slave Trade" Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
Linden Place Mansion will host a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic Slave Trade. The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, was once one of the largest traders of slaves in New England. Learn how Bristol, New England and...
Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour 11:00 am
Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place Mansion
May 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Linden Place Mansion will host a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol, focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic Slave Trade. The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, was once one of the largest traders of slaves in New England. Learn how Bristol, New England and...
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold 11:30 am
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens...
HairBrained at PPL: Mother and Child Hair Care and Braiding 12:00 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Mother and Child Hair Care and Braiding @ Providence Public Library
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Mother and Child Hair Care and Braiding @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Aminah Fonseca and Shahidah Ali of Mixx Hair Bar present a drop-in mother and child hair care and braiding session in honor of Mother’s Day weekend. Join us to relax, bond with your child and learn new ways to care for hair.
Hearts, Flowers and Victorian Afternoon Tea 12:30 pm
Hearts, Flowers and Victorian Afternoon Tea @ Hearthside House Museum
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Hearts, Flowers and Victorian Afternoon Tea @ Hearthside House Museum
Two seatings: 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. An elegant afternoon tea set to the theme of a Victorian bridal shower. Perfect for special time with friends, mothers or brides-to-be. Spring flowers, delicate lace and china, freshly brewed tea and an array of fancy miniature sandwiches and sweets all contribute to a charming experience in this historic home. Enjoy a presentation...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 12 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Exit Laughing 6:00 pm
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night out with the “girls,” what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you’re three southern ladies from Birmingham, you do the most daring thing you’ve ever done. You “borrow” the ashes from the funeral home for one last...
Play On: A Night Out for Big Kids at Providence Children’s Museum 7:00 pm
Play On: A Night Out for Big Kids at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Play On: A Night Out for Big Kids at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Grown-ups, enjoy a playful night out at Providence Children’s Museum, no kids allowed! Try creative games and activities, strike a pose in a funny photo booth, win exciting prizes, treat yourself to beverages and food truck fare and more. Advance tickets are available until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 11. Event is exclusively for ages twenty-one and older.
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!
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 12 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 12 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche 7:30 pm
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ Rehoboth Congregational Church
May 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ Rehoboth Congregational Church
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche steeps in the fabulous richness of the American choral sound. Come and hear Sine Nomine perform Thompson’s Ye Shall Have a Song, Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium, pieces by Copeland and spirited work of the shapenote tradition: Billings’ Rose of Sharon and Parker’s setting of Hark, I Hear the Harp’s Eternal. We will reprise Providence composer Will Ayton’s...
The Bit Players 8:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 13 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...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 13 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Miles For Migraine Mother’s Day Race 8:30 am
Miles For Migraine Mother’s Day Race @ Allen Harbor Marina
May 13 @ 8:30 am
Miles For Migraine Mother's Day Race @ Allen Harbor Marina | North Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
Join us for the 2018 Mother’s Day 10M/5K Run and 2 Mile walk. This event has been happening for several years as a benefit for the Association for Migraine Disorders and Wickford Sailing Association. This year, we are excited to have Miles for Migraine producing the event in partnership with the Association for Migraine Disorders as part of their national...
Jewelry Making at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Jewelry Making at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Jewelry Making at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Creativity and design turn patterns of colorful beads into a keepsake. Make your own paper beads from colorful magazines.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs Presents: Titanic 1:00 pm
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs Presents: Titanic @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
May 13 @ 1:00 pm
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs Presents: Titanic @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
April 15, 1912, a day that will forever be imprinted on the hearts of millions – the day the Titanic sank. Fast forward 85 years and the James Cameron written and directed film, Titanic, was released, breaking world-wide box office records. The film presents a love story of two young souls, Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) and Jack Dawson (Leonardo...
Musica Dolce Mother’s Day Chamber Ensemble Concert 2:00 pm
Musica Dolce Mother’s Day Chamber Ensemble Concert @ The Towers
May 13 @ 2:00 pm
Musica Dolce Mother’s Day Chamber Ensemble Concert @ The Towers | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States
Treat mom to a special day of Mozart, Beethoven and Elgar.
Dance Music Jam Sessions 7:00 pm
Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dance  Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall | Rehoboth | Massachusetts | United States
The dance music jam sessions continue in Rehoboth every Sunday night from 7-9 p.m. All are welcome! Once a month throughout the year, the session is a Community Dance, at which we teach everything that needs teaching, depending on the experience of the dancers. The Community Dances go from 7 to 9 p.m. and are preceded by a potluck at...
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 13 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 13 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
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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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 14 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 14 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 14 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Maker Monday at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Maker Monday at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Maker Monday at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Let your ideas run wild in our Monday makerspace filled with interesting materials, authentic tools and a creative challenges.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Comedy Scene Study 6:30 pm
Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Comedy Scene Study with Fred Sullivan Jr. May 7-June 18 Seven sessions Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuition: $355 ​ Bring the funny. Learn strategies and techniques of acting in a comedic scene or play. This class is formatted for actors of varying levels of experience through partnered scene work. Exciting contemporary plays and scenes suited to individual student needs will be rehearsed...
Mindful Meditation Night 6:30 pm
Mindful Meditation Night @ Thrive Tribe RI
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Mindful Meditation Night @ Thrive Tribe RI
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and surrounding environment. When you’re mindful, you carefully observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to your current experience, rather than dwelling on the past or anticipating the...
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 14 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
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American Illustration and the First World War
American Illustration and the First World War @ National Museum of American Illustration
May 15 all-day
Marking the 100th Anniversary of the end of “The War to End All Wars” by honoring the essential work the American illustrators accomplished in swaying opinions and rallying National support for the war effort. Featuring original paintings, works on paper, and vintage posters. Powerful, emotional reminders of the hardships and threats the United States faced during this time and highlight...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 15 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 15 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Play and Learn 10:00 am
Play and Learn @ Providence Children's Museum
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Play and Learn @ Providence Children's Museum
Play and Learn is the Museum’s open-ended story-based program especially for two four-year-olds and their parents, designed to help preschoolers build their skills in a variety of areas and to help parents continue the learning at home.
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Trees in Spring 10:00 am
Trees in Spring @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
May 15 @ 10:00 am
Trees in Spring @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join museum docent Bill LaCivita as we explore Roger Williams Park and discover the great variety of trees growing in its 435 acres of landscaped and natural settings. From American ashes and oaks to European beeches and Asian ginkgos, you will learn more about these majestic plants. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration is preferred.
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
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...
Victorian Game Night with Providence Gaming Guild 6:00 pm
Victorian Game Night with Providence Gaming Guild @ Lippitt House Museum
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Victorian Game Night with Providence Gaming Guild @ Lippitt House Museum
Enjoy an exciting, game-filled night at Lippitt House Museum! We’ll be playing a variety of Victorian-style games, thanks to our friends from the Providence Gaming Guild. Come try your hand at Whist, a favorite of Mary-Ann Lippitt, along with a host of other board games. Perfect for an after-work outing. Bring your friends and make new ones.
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 15 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 16 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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 16 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 16 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold 11:30 am
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesday Walk-Arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Wednesday Walk-arounds: A Guided Tour of Blithewold begin at 11:30 a.m. Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s 8:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee’s @ Nick-A-Nees
May 16 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Bluegrass Throedown at Nick-a-Nee's @ Nick-A-Nees | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Bluegrass Throedown features a different local or touring bluegrass band every Wednesday night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence. There’s never a cover, but there’s always a good time. bluegrassthroedown.com Free
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 17 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...
Till it’s Over, Over There: Rhode Island Industry and the First World War
Till it’s Over, Over There: Rhode Island Industry and the First World War @ Newport Historical Society
May 17 all-day
Till it’s Over, Over There: Rhode Island Industry and the First World War @ Newport Historical Society  | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Is war good for business? It was 100 years ago. Join Morgan Grefe, Executive Director for the Rhode Island Historical Society, at the Seventh Day Baptist Meeting House, 82 Touro St., in Newport on Thurs., May 17 at 5:30 p.m. for a lecture on Rhode Island’s booming industry during World War I. Coming off the turn of the century, Rhode...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 17 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Volvo Ocean Races – Spectator Boat
Volvo Ocean Races – Spectator Boat @ Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat
May 17 all-day
Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat @ Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat
Experience the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover from the water on-board the Rhode Island Fast Ferry. Both the Ava Pearl and the Millennium will provide the best viewing opportunity to watch the exciting racing during the Stopover, getting you closer to the action than anywhere else. We will provide race viewing on May 17, 18, 19 and 20. Pro-Am...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Highlights of the Collection Tours 1:30 pm
Highlights of the Collection Tours @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 17 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Highlights of the Collection Tours @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Highlights of the Collection Tours Thursdays, 1:30–2:30 p.m. Join us for the opportunity to dig deeper into the rich history of Blithewold on this exclusive guided tour of Blithewold’s Archives. Our curatorial specialists will lead one-hour tours of the collections and exhibits with a special focus on unique topics pertaining to Blithewold’s vast collections. $20 per person, limited to members...
Cuba: Beyond the Romance — David DeMelim, Director’s Exhibit: Opening Reception 5:00 pm
Cuba: Beyond the Romance — David DeMelim, Director’s Exhibit: Opening Reception @ RI Center for Photographic Arts
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cuba: Beyond the Romance — David DeMelim, Director's Exhibit: Opening Reception @ RI Center for Photographic Arts
The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts presents Cuba: Beyond the Romance. Opening Reception: May 17, 5-9 p.m. Exhibit: May 17-June 15. Free and open to the public. All proceeds from sales of work in this exhibit go to supporting the organization. Cuba: Beyond the Romance features a selection of work from DeMelim’s travels in Cuba and presents impressions of...
Gallery Night Reception 5:00 pm
Gallery Night Reception @ ArtProv Gallery
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gallery Night Reception @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery will host a reception for Gallery Night Providence on May 17 from 5-9 p.m. The gallery currently has three exhibits on display: Planet SJ!, which features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. Voice in the Woods, which features Mary Jane Andreozzi’s nature-inspired wax crayon drawings and paintings...
Rome: 1970’s — Stephen Brigidi: Opening Reception 5:00 pm
Rome: 1970’s — Stephen Brigidi: Opening Reception @ Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rome: 1970's — Stephen Brigidi: Opening Reception @ Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts
The Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts presents Rome: 1970’s by Stephen Brigidi. Opening Reception: May 17, 5-9 p.m. Exhibit: May 17 – June 15. Free and open to the public. Rome 1970’s is a solo exhibition by Stephen Brigidi and will preview a selection of Silver Gelatin prints from his upcoming book of the same title. A Rhode Island...
Warwick Food Truck Night 5:00 pm
Warwick Food Truck Night @ Warwick Library - Norwood Branch
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Warwick Food Truck Night @ Warwick Library - Norwood Branch
Food Truck Night in Warwick returns to the Norwood neighborhood. Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick. Attendance is Free! Come experience an array of some of the greatest savory and sweet food trucks. Eat from your favorite local food truck or try something new. Maybe even eat at multiple trucks. Food trucks...
Global Eats 5:30 pm
Global Eats @ Fete Music Hall
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Global Eats @ Fete Music Hall | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join Dorcas International Institute of RI, May 17, 2018, for an international culinary celebration to support our work and honor the vibrancy of Rhode Island’s diverse community. Operating in Rhode Island for almost 100 years Dorcas International is the largest agency working to empower immigrants and refugees in the region. For this unique event, we will feature renowned local chefs...
People’s Power and Light’s Sixteenth Annual Meeting 5:30 pm
People’s Power and Light’s Sixteenth Annual Meeting @ Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
May 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
People's Power and Light's Sixteenth Annual Meeting @ Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel
On Thursday, May 17, we’re gathering energy sector professionals and friends for a networking event with policy makers and clean power leaders over delicious food and cocktails. This year is another big year for People’s Power and Light as we celebrate our sixteenth year of working to harness the power of energy consumers to speed the transition to a low-carbon...
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...
Chamber Music Masterclass with Cellist Merry Peckham at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School 6:00 pm
Chamber Music Masterclass with Cellist Merry Peckham at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School @ RI Philharmonic Music School Carter Center
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chamber Music Masterclass with Cellist Merry Peckham at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School @ RI Philharmonic Music School Carter Center | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School will present a chamber music masterclass with critically acclaimed cellist Merry Peckham, an award-winning performer and dedicated coach and educator. The class is free and open to the public, and it will be on May 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the Music School’s Carter Center on 667 Waterman Ave., in East Providence.
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 17 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
Ragtime 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 17 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
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...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 18 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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 18 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
The Arboretum at Blithewold: A Series of Tree Walks
The Arboretum at Blithewold: A Series of Tree Walks @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 18 all-day
The Arboretum at Blithewold: A Series of Tree Walks @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Join Director of Horticulture Fred Perry for a walk through the Arboretum to admire Blithewold’s prized collection of trees. From dogwoods to magnolias, Fred will point out our most spectacular blooming trees, which look great and also attract pollinators to the gardens. $5 Members, $14 Non-members May 18: Flowering Trees June 8: Japanese Maples June 29: Blithewold’s Champion Trees
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...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 18 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Volvo Ocean Races – Spectator Boat
Volvo Ocean Races – Spectator Boat @ Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat
May 18 all-day
Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat @ Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat
Experience the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover from the water on-board the Rhode Island Fast Ferry. Both the Ava Pearl and the Millennium will provide the best viewing opportunity to watch the exciting racing during the Stopover, getting you closer to the action than anywhere else. We will provide race viewing on May 17, 18, 19 and 20. Pro-Am...
Sojo MoJoe Breakfast 7:45 am
Sojo MoJoe Breakfast @ Providence Marriot Downtown
May 18 @ 7:45 am
Sojo MoJoe Breakfast @ Providence Marriot Downtown
Sojourner House will be hosting our third annual Sojo MoJoe Breakfast to celebrate and commemorate the anti-violence work we do right here in Rhode Island. New Harvest Coffee Roasters will proudly be serving their original coffee blend, “Sojo Mojoe” at the breakfast. This special event is expected to bring over 300 guests to recognize our service in the community! Proceeds...
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function 8:30 am
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
May 18 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain's Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will sponsor an interpretive exhibition, “Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function.” The exhibit will feature varied works by artists Victoria Guerina and Betsy Ritz in which the human brain, the complex and mysterious organ that directs our thoughts, behavior and all...
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum 10:00 am
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Childern's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Toddler Try-It 10:00 am
Toddler Try-It @ Providence Children's Museum
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Try-It @ Providence Children's Museum
Young children, ages eighteen months to three years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
Career Exploration Pop-Up! 2:30 pm
Career Exploration Pop-Up! @ Ada Books
May 18 @ 2:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Career Exploration Pop-Up! @ Ada Books
Career Exploration Pop-up Hosted by InventingHeron.com Find your path.  Free and open to all students. Free pizza thanks to Nice Slice. Identify your strengths and translate them into a career, find out how to get a summer internship, explore emerging fields like data science and virtual reality and get professional feedback on your resume. Reserve your spot here and be eligible...
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village 5:00 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday is back in 2018 for the fourth season. End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo and Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events. A.B. Munroe Dairy, MetroPCS and BankRI present Food Truck Fridays. Other sponsors visiting on select Friday nights include Power Home Remodeling, Ambit Energy, Sunrun and College...
MetLife Family Friday–Free at Five! @ Providence Children’s Museum 5:00 pm
MetLife Family Friday–Free at Five! @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MetLife Family Friday--Free at Five! @ Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
The Museum is open free from 5-8 p.m. for MetLife Family Friday: Free at Five, sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and discover! From 5:30–7:30 p.m., visitors will engage in a make-and-take-home activity building a model of a water molecule and a water drop maze. Kids pretend to be a water drop and journey through...
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!...
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” 7:30 pm
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 18 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
The Bit Players 8:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 18 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
EVERY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AT 8PM. Come see RI’s most award-winning comedy troupe, The Bit Players, as they hit the stage at the Firehouse Theater with their hilarious improv comedy show full of larger than life characters, hysterical musical numbers, and the quickest wit you’ll ever see. Inspired by audience suggestions, no two shows are ever the same! If you...
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As You Like It
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 19 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...
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...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 19 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
Volvo Ocean Races – Spectator Boat
Volvo Ocean Races – Spectator Boat @ Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat
May 19 all-day
Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat @ Volvo Ocean Races - Spectator Boat
Experience the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover from the water on-board the Rhode Island Fast Ferry. Both the Ava Pearl and the Millennium will provide the best viewing opportunity to watch the exciting racing during the Stopover, getting you closer to the action than anywhere else. We will provide race viewing on May 17, 18, 19 and 20. Pro-Am...
Hill and Harbour Community Yard Sale 7:00 am
Hill and Harbour Community Yard Sale @ Hill & Harbour Neighborhood
May 19 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hill and Harbour Community Yard Sale @ Hill & Harbour Neighborhood
The Hill and Harbour Neighborhood Association hosts an annual community yard sale. Maps are given out on the day of the event and homes throughout the neighborhood will be participating.
Rhode Island Dream Center 2018 Day of Hope and Dreams Artisan Market 8:00 am
Rhode Island Dream Center 2018 Day of Hope and Dreams Artisan Market @ Western Hills Middle School
May 19 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rhode Island Dream Center 2018 Day of Hope and Dreams Artisan Market @ Western Hills Middle School
Come out and help support the Rhode Island Dream Center as well as shop with our community’s local artisans. There are many vendors and products to choose from. The Rhode Island Dream Center is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that provides help to families and individuals in Rhode Island in need. Please visit www.ridreamcenter.com for more information.
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...
IET – Intermediate Training 9:30 am
IET – Intermediate Training @ Thrive Tribe RI
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
IET - Intermediate Training @ Thrive Tribe RI
This class is the next step in our Integrated Energy Therapy training system and it builds on all of the knowledge and techniques learned in our Basic Level training. The Intermediate Level training expands upon both the depth and the breadth of the Basic Level techniques through the Intermediate Attunement, which opens you to clear mental and karmic imprints and...
Eighteenth Century House Joiner Demonstration: A History Space Program 10:00 am
Eighteenth Century House Joiner Demonstration: A History Space Program @ Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Eighteenth Century House Joiner Demonstration: A History Space Program @ Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House
On Saturday, May 19,  join the Newport Historical Society for the latest History Space event: Eighteenth Century House Joiner and Planemaking. From 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. this free, interactive program features house joiner demonstrations from expert and historic interpreter Dan Lacroix. House building in the eighteenth century was a labor-intensive process that required the skills of many tradesman. While the...
Mascot Meet and Greet Day 10:00 am
Mascot Meet and Greet Day @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mascot Meet and Greet Day @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Join in the fun and meet your favorite mascots from around New England including the Zoo’s very own Roger the Red Panda. All mascots will be throughout the Zoo, and ready to take photos and greet children and adults! Meet characters from Rhode Island Comic Con including a stormtroopers and sith from Star Wars, Robin and Beast Boy from Teen...
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...
SustainPVD Fair 10:00 am
SustainPVD Fair @ Southside Cultural Center
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SustainPVD Fair @ Southside Cultural Center
Building off the success of last year’s Community Energy Fair, the Office of Sustainability is once again partnering with the Rhode Island Sierra Club, People’s Power and Light and others to host this year’s SustainPVD Fair. Events will include the Compost Workshop at the SustainPVD Fair, Rain Barrel Workshop at the SustainPVD Fair, information on how to make your home...
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War 10:00 am
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
The Naval War College Museum presents a new exhibit, “To Win or Lose All: Williams S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War.” The exhibit occupies the museum’s gallery on the second floor. To Win or Lose All explores the Navy’s role in securing victory for the Allies during the First World War. Under Admiral Sims’s leadership,...
Children’s Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost & Found @ Providence Children’s Museum 10:30 am
Children’s Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost & Found @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Children's Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost & Found @ Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Join us for one or both of our fifteen minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” on Saturday and “Lost and Found” on Sunday. Fun and compelling, these interactive skits are designed to provide kids and parents with Empathy skills-building experiences. Underwritten by Hasbro Foundation and Nancy Worthen in memory of Margaret L. Worthen.
Mornings at the Museum 10:30 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Plant Walk 10:30 am
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Spring Plant Walk @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Norman Bird Sanctuary's Spring Plant Walk @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
This family-friendly walk is a great way to celebrate spring! Join your naturalist guide on a botanical search for blooming flowers and other plants waking up from winter along the trails. You will learn about basic plant identification techniques, common native and invasive plants of Rhode Island and even look for wild edibles. The walk is recommended for ages six...
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold 11:30 am
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens...
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series 12:30 pm
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 19 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
PPL's 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Providence Public Library’s fourth annual Exhibition and Program series called HairBrained is focused on hair. Specifically, the exhibition explores the ways in which hair defines and reflects culture, self-identity, agency and politics while 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...
RISD Collection 4:00 pm
RISD Collection @ George V. Meehan Auditorium Brown University
May 19 @ 4:00 pm
RISD Collection @ George V. Meehan Auditorium Brown University
Rhode Island School of Design Apparel Design seniors will debut their one-of-a-kind creations on the runway at Collection 2018. The Apparel Design department’s popular fashion show, offers audiences an exclusive look at the fashion industry’s emerging talent.
Mulligan’s Island Full Moon Food Truck Nights 5:00 pm
Mulligan’s Island Full Moon Food Truck Nights @ Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mulligan's Island Full Moon Food Truck Nights @ Mulligan's Island Golf & Entertainment