Photo credit: Roger Williams Park Zoo.

6/30 Zoobilee: Feast with the Beasts

Why: Take a ride on the wild side! Attend an adults-only bash at the zoo featuring mouth-watering specialties from area restaurants, caterers and bars. Plus, enjoy live music, dancing and more. Proceeds support Roger Williams Park Zoo’s education and wildlife conservation programs. Party animals must be twenty-one and older to attend.
Where: Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence.
More info: 785-3510, rwpzoo.org.

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Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 12 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...
April Newport Gallery Night @ Various Galleries
April Newport Gallery Night @ Various Galleries
Apr 12 all-day
April Newport Gallery Night @ Various Galleries
Enjoy the Spring weather by walking around town to see the latest exhibitions as the ever popular free guided walking art tours return for April Newport Gallery Night, weather permitting, on Thursday, April 12, from 4-8 p.m. featuring participating member galleries, museums and cultural institutions including five new galleries. There will be four separate walking tours meeting at 4 p.m....
Healing Chronic Illness with the Ten Natural Laws @ Hotel Providence
Healing Chronic Illness with the Ten Natural Laws @ Hotel Providence
Apr 12 all-day
Healing Chronic Illness with the Ten Natural Laws @ Hotel Providence | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Healing Chronic Illness with the Ten Natural Laws: The bioregulatory approach to cancer, Lyme disease, neurological, auto-immune and digestive disorders, presented by Dr. Dickson Thom, DDS, ND. Dr. Thom has forty plus years of experience as a clinician and over twenty years as a medical professor. He lectures extensively throughout North America and is the author of two books, “Coping...
The Famous Wheeler Clothing and More Sale @ The Wheeler School Madden Gymnasium
The Famous Wheeler Clothing and More Sale @ The Wheeler School Madden Gymnasium
Apr 12 all-day
THE FAMOUS WHEELER CLOTHING & MORE SALE April 12-14 70 Years Strong! Now in its seventieth year, The Famous Wheeler Clothing & More Sale returns bigger and better than ever! The Wheeler School’s Madden Gymnasium at 407 Brook Street (between Angell and Meeting Streets) on the East Side of Providence will once again transform into an amazing “pop up” department...
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8:30 am Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Mental Images: Two Artists Explore the Brain’s Form and Function @ The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Apr 12 @ 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...
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
To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
Apr 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,...
10:30 am Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Apr 12 @ 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!
11:00 am An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 12 @ 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 8, gallery hours are...
11:00 am Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 12 @ 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...
11:00 am Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 12 @ 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 8, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 12 @ 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 to May 26. For the week of April 8, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m....
11:30 am YMCA of Greater Providence’s 2nd Annual ‘Y Heroes’ Fundraiser Set for April 12th @ Rhode Island Convention Center
YMCA of Greater Providence’s 2nd Annual ‘Y Heroes’ Fundraiser Set for April 12th @ Rhode Island Convention Center
Apr 12 @ 11:30 am
YMCA of Greater Providence’s 2nd Annual ‘Y Heroes’ Fundraiser Set for April 12th @ Rhode Island Convention Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
What: The YMCA of Greater Providence (GPYMCA) will celebrate Y Heroes at its second annual fundraiser, which recognizes members and supporters who have had a significant impact on the Y, its members, and the community, at a Heroes Luncheon on Thursday, April 12th. At the inaugural Heroes event in 2017, the GPYMCA recognized Olympic champion swimmer Elizabeth Beisel; former world...
11:30 am YMCA of Greater Providence’s Second Annual “Y Heroes” Fundraiser @ Rhode Island Convention Center
YMCA of Greater Providence’s Second Annual “Y Heroes” Fundraiser @ Rhode Island Convention Center
Apr 12 @ 11:30 am
The YMCA of Greater Providence will celebrate “Y Heroes” at its second annual fundraiser, which recognizes members and supporters who have had a significant impact on the Y, its members and the community at a Heroes Luncheon on Thursday, April 12. At the inaugural Heroes event in 2017, the GPYMCA recognized Olympic champion swimmer Elizabeth Beisel, former world champion lightweight...
12:00 pm 2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Selected work from students of the University of Rhode Island’s Fine Arts Program. Guest Juror, Rhode Island Artist Max Van Pelt. Open April 4-27, Monday-Friday noon-4 p.m. Reception and Awards Ceremony April 5, 3:45-5:00 p.m..
12:00 pm Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Join us aboard one of our education vessels as we motor through historic Newport Harbor and take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off of Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 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...
2:30 pm Book signing of the children’s book Carnivore Conundrum @ University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center
Book signing of the children’s book Carnivore Conundrum @ University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center
Apr 12 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Book signing of the children's book Carnivore Conundrum @ University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Center
Meet University of Rhode Island Alum and local author Claremary Sweeney and artist, Zach Perry at a reception for their children’s book Carnivore Conundrum. Mr. Perry is currently a Bachelor of Fine Arts student at the University of Rhode Island. Their collaboration on Ms. Sweeny’s newest children’s book, Carnivore Conundrum, is a captivating tale of Adonis, a carnivorous pitcher plant...
4:00 pm IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
Apr 12 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on "Connections," Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Yolanda Mazzoni, guest artist Maria Hall and teen artists affiliated with the Boston-based Artists for Humanity organization as part of a group exhibit March 22 through April 29 at IMAGO Gallery located on 36 Market St., in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, March...
5:30 pm Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Food Truck Night at Sons of Liberty @ Sons of Liberty Beer & Spirits Co.
Apr 12 @ 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....
6:00 pm Pizza & Craft Beer Pairing Event @ UNO's Warwick
Pizza & Craft Beer Pairing Event @ UNO's Warwick
Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pizza & Craft Beer Pairing Event @ UNO's Warwick | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States
UNO’s in Warwick is partnering with Revival Brewing Company to bring you a four-course meal with beer pairings! Join us for a night of great food, craft beers, and entertainment. Purchase tickets for $25 at UNO’s 399 Bald Hill Road Warwick, RI For questions contact us at (401) 738-5610
6:30 pm Community Reiki Share @ Thrive Tribe RI
Community Reiki Share @ Thrive Tribe RI
Apr 12 @ 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; Stress relief, relaxation, reduces aches and pain, supports the immune system and aids better sleep. Join us for our monthly community Reiki share. If you have received Reiki training level one or above...
7:00 pm Newport String Project shares Musical Pioneers @ Colony House
Newport String Project shares Musical Pioneers @ Colony House
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm
Newport String Project shares Musical Pioneers @ Colony House | Newport | Rhode Island | United States
On April 12 at 7 p.m. at Colony House, the Newport String Project presents “Musical Pioneers”, an evocative program featuring chamber works by trailblazing composers including Franz Joseph Haydn, Grazyna Bacewicz and George Walker. Join the musicians of the Newport String Project for an exploration of Haydn’s transformative impact on the genre of the string quartet. The event will also...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 12 @ 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...
7:30 pm Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States
Max Max 2: The Road Warrior from 1981 is the second film within the critically acclaimed Mad Max franchise. The George Miller film portrays the tale of a group of settlers in the post-apocalyptic Australian outback as Max Rockatansky, played by Mel Gibson, defends both himself and his new-found community, to escape attack by a band of vicious marauders. Showcase...
7:30 pm The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
Apr 12 @ 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...