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 20 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...
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
Apr 20 all-day
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
One of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, inhabited by some of his best-loved characters and verse! This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance and mistaken identity with her true love, Orlando, As You Like It is not to...
Daffodils at Dusk @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Daffodils at Dusk @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 20 all-day
Daffodils at Dusk @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Join us after hours at Blithewold for an evening filled with live jazz, a complimentary cocktail or lemonade, and the opportunity to explore Blithewold’s enchanting spring gardens at dusk. An outdoor scavenger hunt of the spring gardens will be available for children and those who are still kids at heart. Free with regular Mansion admission. By registering beforehand you will be able...
Friday Night Live! @ 7 PM - 8 PM
Friday Night Live! @ 7 PM - 8 PM
Apr 20 all-day
Friday Night Live! @ 7 PM - 8 PM
Hilarious Improv Comedy featuring live music from Keith Munslow. Get beside yourself with FNL’s interactive scenes, on-the-spot musicals, improvised song, dance, and skits! Performances are intended for audiences of all ages, personality types, and food groups. Friday Night Live unites a diverse cast of veteran Everett artists, young up-and-coming performers and pianist and composer Keith Munslow in the production of fun, funny, creative, and meaningful performances....
Mission Space during April School Vacation @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Mission Space during April School Vacation @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Apr 20 all-day
Mission Space during April School Vacation @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, 2018 3-2-1 Blast off into space! Family fun activities, demonstrations and more during April school vacation. Free with museum admission. Mission Space Week Happenings: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Mission Space Family Fun Cost: Free with museum admission Activities include: build a Mars rover, be a rocket scientist and design a spacecraft, discover what it...
Party for the Planet @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Party for the Planet @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Apr 20 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
Apr 20 all-day
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...
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
The Community Players present “Forever Plaid” @ Jenks Auditorium
Apr 20 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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12:00 am Friends of the Kingston Free Library Book Sale @ Kingston Free Library
Friends of the Kingston Free Library Book Sale @ Kingston Free Library
Apr 20 @ 12:00 am – Apr 21 @ 12:00 am
Friends of the Kingston Free Library Book Sale @ Kingston Free Library | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
The Friends of the Kingston Free Library will be holding their biennial BOOK SALE starting Thursday April 19, 2018 with the Friends Only Preview from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Memberships will be available at the door for $15. The sale is open to all Friday April 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday April 21 from 10 a.m....
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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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!
9:00 am Spring Vacation Art Classes for Kids at Linden Place Mansion this April @ Linden Place
Spring Vacation Art Classes for Kids at Linden Place Mansion this April @ Linden Place
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Spring Vacation Art Classes for Kids at Linden Place Mansion this April @ Linden Place | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
Linden Place Mansion is offering art classes the week of April vacation on Thurs.,April 19 and Fri. April 20. This two-day course from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. is designed for young artists ages 8-11 who like to do a variety of arts activities. Students will unleash their creativity and make fascinating discoveries while exploring the 200-year old historical mansion,...
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 20 @ 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 Legopalooza at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Legopalooza at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Challenge your Lego building skills through creative prompts and imaginative free building.
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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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 15, gallery hours are...
11:00 am Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 20 @ 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 15, 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 20 @ 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 – May 26. For the week of April 15, 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 20 @ 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 20 @ 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...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 20 @ 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 Mission Space: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Mission Space: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mission Space: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
1 p.m.-2 p.m.: Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong Cost: Free with museum admission Hold a space rock in your hands! Learn all about meteorites and compare the characteristics of meteorites and Earth rocks.
2:00 pm Mission Space: Our Place in Space Planetarium Show @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Mission Space: Our Place in Space Planetarium Show @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mission Space: Our Place in Space Planetarium Show @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
2 p.m.: Our Place in Space Planetarium Show Cost: $3 per person (includes museum admission.) Children under age four are not permitted in the planetarium. There’s no place like home! Begin your journey from right here on Earth as we venture from the museum for a whirlwind trip through the solar system. Take an unforgettable tour through our cosmic neighborhood...
2:00 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 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 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...
3:00 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 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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...
5:00 pm MetLife Family Friday-Free at Five! @ Providence Children's Museum
MetLife Family Friday-Free at Five! @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MetLife Family Friday-Free at Five! @ Providence Children's Museum | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Museum is open free from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!,” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and discover!
6:00 pm Chopstick Auction @ The Imperial Room at One Rhodes Place
Chopstick Auction @ The Imperial Room at One Rhodes Place
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Authentic Chinese buffet served 6:00 to  8:00 p.m. Auction starts at 8:00 p.m., with over fifty auction items. Fifty/fifty raffle, cash raffle and a cash bar available. $15 per person for the Chinese buffet and $20 per person for the “play all night.” This event is may sell out, so get your tickets early! All are welcome. The event will...
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 20 @ 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 Discover the Difference @ Providence Biltmore Hotel
Discover the Difference @ Providence Biltmore Hotel
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Discover the Difference @ Providence Biltmore Hotel | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Not your mama’s gala but go ahead and bring her! Join local community members on April 20, for The Wolf School’s sixteenth annual Discover the Difference fundraising gala held at the Providence Biltmore from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. With a stunning silent auction and a fabulous live auction hosted by Barbara Morse Silva, NBC 10 Anchor and Health Check Reporter,...
6:30 pm Live music featuring Lainey Dionne at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live music featuring Lainey Dionne at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Apr 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Lainey Dionne 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!
7:00 pm Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Painting in Paradise @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Painting in Paradise @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Norman Bird Sanctuary's Painting in Paradise @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
Join prominent local artist David Barnes by the fire in Mabel’s Studio as he recounts the extraordinary artistic heritage of the area surrounding Norman Bird Sanctuary known as Paradise Valley. You will learn all the techniques and materials an artist like John La Farge would have used while David recreates a landscape painting on separate panels at various stages. You...
7:30 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 20 @ 7:30 pm
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
A Musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman Book by Julian Fellowes New Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe Co-Created by Cameron Mackintosh The family musical features the delightful songs from the popular Disney film including...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 20 @ 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 The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
Apr 20 @ 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...
8:00 pm Pub Sing @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Pub Sing @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Pub Sing @ Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
Hosted by multi-instrumentalists Armand Aromin and Ben Gagliardi with an eclectic repertoire of traditional folk songs. 8-11 p.m. Free and open to the public. All welcome.
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 20 @ 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...