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 Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
Apr 15 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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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
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 Motoring Among Monuments @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Motoring Among Monuments @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am
Motoring Among Monuments @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
In this motorized companion to “Statuary Stroll,” we will take to our wheels and drive to even more statues and monuments scattered in the park’s historic landscape. These will be farther afield and more easily accessed by car. Our guide will be museum docent Mike McGinity, creator of these popular sculptural art tours. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration is preferred.
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
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 15 @ 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 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
IMAGO Exhibit to Feature Paintings on “Connections,” Sculpture and Teen Artwork @ IMAGO Gallery
Apr 15 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 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...
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 15 @ 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...
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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 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...
1:00 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 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Showcase Cinemas Bring Backs: Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior @ Showcase Cinemas Warwick
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...
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
Back to the Work: Encounters with Historical & Contemporary Voices @ Lippitt House Museum
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm
Back to the Work: Encounters with Historical & Contemporary Voices @ Lippitt House Museum | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
A new way to experience a historic house museum! Back to the Work: Encounters with Historical & Contemporary Voices offers a multi-sensory experience – self-guided tour meets theater installation. Enter an immersive experience featuring props, lights, and voices sharing the stories of the people who built the house and continue to care for it today. Explore the furnished period rooms...
2:00 pm Debra Mann Trio Brazilian Jazz Concert @ Linden Place
Debra Mann Trio Brazilian Jazz Concert @ Linden Place
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm
Debra Mann Trio Brazilian Jazz Concert @ Linden Place | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
Debra Mann, jazz vocalist and pianist, returns to Linden Place with her trio to perform a concert of Brazilian jazz. For over two decades Debra Mann has performed the music of legendary Brazilian composer, Antônio Carlos Jobim, considered one of the fathers of bossa nova, as well as one of the most important songwriters of the twentieth century. He is...
2:00 pm Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
Sometimes the Rain, Sometimes the Sea @ Leeds Theatre
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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...
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
Victorian Tea and Talk @ Governor Sprague Mansion Museum | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States
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
Good Vibrations Sound Healing @ Thrive Tribe RI
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Good Vibrations Sound Healing @ Thrive Tribe RI
Why attend a Good Vibrations sound healing? What would you get from it? Some clients have experienced the following: feelings of peace, reduction and elimination of physical pain, stress reduction, clarity of thinking, improved, deeper sleep, serenity, greater physical energy, inspired creativity, release of tension and an overall feeling of well-being. For those who have been able to obtain a...
3:00 pm STUDENT BROADWAY CABARET @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
STUDENT BROADWAY CABARET @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
STUDENT BROADWAY CABARET @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
A magical night of Broadway Music, Come Support this talented group of local students as they Present these Broadway songs under the Direction of Timothy Fine!
4:00 pm Bryant University’s Spring Music Showcase @ Bryant University
Bryant University’s Spring Music Showcase @ Bryant University
Apr 15 @ 4:00 pm
Bryant University's Spring Music Showcase @ Bryant University
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
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...
7:00 pm Matthew Byrne @ Blackstone River Theatre
Matthew Byrne @ Blackstone River Theatre
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm
Matthew Byrne @ Blackstone River Theatre | Cumberland | Rhode Island | United States
Storytelling through song is a fundamental duty of traditional music and Matthew Byrne does this brilliantly with his latest recording, “Horizon Lines.” Byrne was born into a family of Newfoundland music makers and this newest collection of traditional material explores a unique repertoire of songs from both sides of the Atlantic continuing Byrne’s journey through his musical lineage. This tradition thrives on the song – the weaving of...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 15 @ 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...