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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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 14 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...
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
Apr 14 all-day
The Community Players present "Forever Plaid" @ Jenks Auditorium | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States
The Community Players round out their ninety-seventh season with the heavenly musical, Forever Plaid. A quartet of four school pals discover their mutual love of music, especially the close harmony of their idols: The Four Freshmen, The Hi-Lo’s and The Crew Cuts, and soon start rehearsing their music together. Naming themselves Forever Plaid, they are on their way to their...
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9:00 am At Home Hosts New Store Open House in Warwick @ At Home - Warwick
At Home Hosts New Store Open House in Warwick @ At Home - Warwick
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
At Home Hosts New Store Open House in Warwick @ At Home - Warwick
At Home, Warwick’s home décor superstore, is moving to a new location at the former Rhode Island Mall, about a mile away from its current location, to provide expanded offerings to its home décor shoppers. The new store at 650 Bald Hill in Warwick, Rhode Island is currently open and a community New Store Open House will be held on...
9:30 am IET – Basic Level Training @ Thrive Tribe RI
IET – Basic Level Training @ Thrive Tribe RI
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 6:30 pm
IET - Basic Level Training @ Thrive Tribe RI
Channeled from Angel Ariel by Stevan J. Thayer, IET is one of the next generation – hands on – power energy therapy systems that gets the emotional “issues out of your tissues” for good. The basic training is a one day class that provides you with an: Attunement to the Basic IET energy ray that will activate the first and second...
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Last ticket sold at 3:30 p.m. Explore greenhouses and grounds where fairy houses and villages abound, embark on a scavenger hunt or walk through the Gnome Trail. Enchant others with your creativity by crafting a fairy or gnome home and experience the healing power of nature as you and your family stroll through this magical forest. General admission tickets cost...
10:00 am SensAbilities Saturday: Graffiti in Watercolor @ Museum of Work & Culture
SensAbilities Saturday: Graffiti in Watercolor @ Museum of Work & Culture
Apr 14 @ 10:00 am
SensAbilities Saturday: Graffiti in Watercolor @ Museum of Work & Culture
In honor of Autism Awareness month, this April the Museum of Work and Culture will be offering a series of free therapist-led art and music activities designed to help children and teens with sensory sensitivities engage creatively with the Museum’s themes. The first program will be offered on Saturday, April 14, at 10 a.m. and 11a .m. Melissa J. Weaver,...
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 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,...
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 14 @ 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!
10:30 am HairBrained at PPL: Hair and Identity — A Creative Writing Workshop with artist, writer and teacher Mary-Kim Arnold. @ Providence Public Library
HairBrained at PPL: Hair and Identity — A Creative Writing Workshop with artist, writer and teacher Mary-Kim Arnold. @ Providence Public Library
Apr 14 @ 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
HairBrained at PPL: Hair and Identity — A Creative Writing Workshop with artist, writer and teacher Mary-Kim Arnold. @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Our hair can say a lot about how we see and present ourselves. In this generative writing workshop, we’ll use a series of prompts to write about hair. Whether it’s appreciating our own or that of loved ones, or exploring some facet of our own personal, social or political history as expressed through hair, we’ll use our time together to...
11:00 am An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 14 @ 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 Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Notes of Spring will be sounded in spring arrangements at Blithewold Mansion. A flower show of the same name was held at the mansion by Marjorie Van Wickle Lyon in 1967. Be sure to visit the Mansion for this exhibition of fresh, seasonal flowers in honor of Marjorie’s love of flower arranging and in celebration of the ephemeral season of...
11:00 am Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 14 @ 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 SCLT Spring Celebration @ Southside/Davey Lopes Recreation Center
SCLT Spring Celebration @ Southside/Davey Lopes Recreation Center
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
SCLT Spring Celebration @ Southside/Davey Lopes Recreation Center
UAKO is Southside Community Land Trust’s free, annual spring celebration, where you can get free, non-­GMO seeds and low-­cost, organic fertilizer. SCLT members can take home fifty gallons of high­-quality compost to help their gardens flourish. Sign up and support urban gardening and farming, as well as making healthy food affordable for low-income Rhode Islanders. UAKO will take place at...
11:00 am Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place
Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place
Apr 14 @ 11:00 am
Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
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...
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 14 @ 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....
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 14 @ 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 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 14 @ 12:00 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...
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 14 @ 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...
12:00 pm Paint for a Cause: A Wish Come True, Inc @ Muse Paintbar
Paint for a Cause: A Wish Come True, Inc @ Muse Paintbar
Apr 14 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Paint for a Cause: A Wish Come True, Inc @ Muse Paintbar
A Wish Come True, a local non- profit organization that grants WISHES to children ages 3 through 18 who have life threatening illnesses and live in Rhode Island and areas of Southeastern Massachusetts, is hosting a Paint for a Cause with Muse Paintbar, located on 117 North Main St. in Providence, on April 14 at noon. Muse provides painting instruction...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 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...
1:00 pm Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit @ Hearthside House Museum
Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit @ Hearthside House Museum
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Something Old, Something New Vintage Wedding Dress Exhibit features more than twenty dresses detailing the evolution of wedding fashion from the 1880s to the1990s; displayed throughout two floors of the historic house along with wedding photos and explanations of wedding traditions. There are several dresses representing different generations of brides within the same family and many are from local families,...
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 14 @ 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...
6:30 pm Live music featuring Dave Frageorgia at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live music featuring Dave Frageorgia at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Apr 14 @ 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!
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 14 @ 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...
8:00 pm JASON EADY @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
JASON EADY @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
JASON EADY @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
On the heels of his last two albums, both having charted on Billboard’s Top Country Albums and Heatseekers charts–Mississippi bred singer /songwriter /guitarist Jason Eady will release his highly anticipated sixth album in 2017. Produced by Kevin Welch, the collection merges Eady’s distinct sensibilities into a stripped-down, roots-oriented sound that showcases the gritty elegance of his songwriting.
8:00 pm Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
Apr 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea by Julia Izumi ’19 MFA Directed by Kate Bergstrom ’18 MFA April 12-15 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday Leeds Theatre Tickets: $15 (adults) / $12 (seniors) / $7 (students). Tickets are available from brown.edu/tickets or from the Box Office. Produced by Sock & Buskin and Brown University Department of Theatre Arts...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 14 @ 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...