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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Party for the Planet @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Party for the Planet @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Apr 16 all-day
Party for the Planet @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
It’s time to party, Party for the Planet that is, at Roger Williams Park Zoo! This year’s event celebrates the importance of conservation and our environment represented at the core of the Zoo’s mission. Every day brings a new adventure. Discover some of the new Rainforest animals joining the Zoo family this summer, enjoy animal encounters with interesting creatures, learn...
Roving Eye Film Festival @ Roger Williams University
Roving Eye Film Festival @ Roger Williams University
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Roving Eye Film Festival @ Roger Williams University
The 2018 Roving Eye International Film Festival International Festival Enters thirteenth year in collaboration with Roger Williams University and curated by university students. The thirteenthAnnual Roving Eye International Film Festival at Roger Williams University, presented in collaboration with in collaboration with the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film, kicks off April 16 and runs through the 22. This year’s programming features over...
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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 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...
9:00 am 2018 April Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
2018 April Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Apr 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
2018 April Art Camp @ Warwick Center for the Arts
Our flexible April Art Camp schedule offer two new workshops every day. Pick and choose based on your busy schedule or your camper’s interest!
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 16 @ 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...
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To Win or Lose All: William S. Sims and the U.S. Navy in the First World War @ Naval War College Museum
Apr 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,...
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 16 @ 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 16 @ 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...
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 16 @ 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 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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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...
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PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 16 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
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HairBrained at PPL: Book Talk with Art Historian Author Suzanne Scanlan @ Providence Public Library
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School of Fish @ Hope & Main
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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At Eating with the Ecosystem’s “School of Fish”, Rhode Island chefs will educate you on different methods for turning whole local seafood – straight from the sea – into a marvelous dinner you can share with your family and friends. Learn how to use plentiful local species like scup, skate, squid, Jonah crab, whiting, whole sea scallops, dogfish, sea robin,...
6:30 pm Advanced Scene Study with Fred Sullivan, Jr. @ Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre
Advanced Scene Study with Fred Sullivan, Jr. @ Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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6:30 pm Meditation at the Library @ Meditation at the Library
Meditation at the Library @ Meditation at the Library
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Meditation at the Library @ Meditation at the Library
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