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.
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
Apr 15 all-day
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...
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
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 Motoring Among Monuments @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
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 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
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
11:00 am Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 15 @ 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 IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
11:00 am Notes of Spring: A Flower Show at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
12:00 pm 2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
12:00 pm Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay @ Bowen's Ferry Landing
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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 Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
1:30 pm Free Talk: Historian Robert Chiles on The Revolution of ‘28 and American Progressivism @ Museum of Work & Culture
Free Talk: Historian Robert Chiles on The Revolution of ‘28 and American Progressivism @ Museum of Work & Culture
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm
On Sunday, April 15 at 1:30 p.m. the Museum of Work and Culture will welcome historian Robert Chiles for a free talk on his new book The Revolution of ’28: Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal. The Revolution of ’28 explores the career of New York governor and 1928 Democratic presidential nominee Alfred E. Smith....
2:00 pm Back to the Work: Encounters with Historical & Contemporary Voices @ Lippitt House Museum
2:00 pm Debra Mann Trio Brazilian Jazz Concert @ Linden Place
2:00 pm Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
2:00 pm Victorian Tea and Talk @ Governor Sprague Mansion Museum
Victorian Tea and Talk @ Governor Sprague Mansion Museum
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join Historic New England Curator, Laura Johnson, Ph. D., for an informative talk illustrating some of historic New England’s extensive jewelry collection. Jeweled gifts such as watches, rings, bracelets and cuff links mark major life transitions. These mementos helped men and women to tell stories about themselves and their families as gifts become treasured memories. Through these heirlooms, this talk...
3:00 pm Good Vibrations Sound Healing @ Thrive Tribe RI
3:00 pm STUDENT BROADWAY CABARET @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
4:00 pm Bryant University’s Spring Music Showcase @ Bryant University
Bryant University’s Spring Music Showcase @ Bryant University
Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm
Support Bryant University’s talented musicians at the fifth annual Spring Music Showcase on Sunday, April 15 at Janikies Auditoriu This event will begin at 4 p.m. and features Bryant’s four talented music groups: the Chamber Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, The Bottom Line a capella group and the Bryant Singers. The Bottom Linecompeted in February in the prestigious International Championship of Collegiate...
5:00 pm Parlour Jazz Jam – Baker and Friends @ The Parlour
Parlour Jazz Jam – Baker and Friends @ The Parlour
Apr 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
For fans and musicians of all ages, the Parlour Jazz Jam occurs on the third Sunday of each month with a rotating house band, cool jammers and a very appreciative audience. The April house band will be Leland Baker as tenor sax, Clay Nordhill on the guitar, Becky Bass as voice, Evan Carley on the bass and Ben Dicke playing...
7:00 pm Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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...
7:00 pm Matthew Byrne @ Blackstone River Theatre
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep