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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Southeast New England Film, Music and Arts Festival @ Columbus Theatre
Southeast New England Film, Music and Arts Festival @ Columbus Theatre
Apr 26 all-day
Southeast New England Film, Music and Arts Festival @ Columbus Theatre | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Five days of films, live music, art exhibits, panels and parties. Meet filmmakers from all over the world, local artists and musicians all in one dynamic festival. The tenth anniversary is the largest in the festival’s history and will showcase a record 140 films from filmmakers across the country and around the world, five musical performances, two art exhibits, and...
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Afternoon Tea in the Dining Room @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 26 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 26 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 26 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...
Spring Book Sale Preview Night @ Weaver Library
Spring Book Sale Preview Night @ Weaver Library
Apr 26 all-day
Spring Book Sale Preview Night @ Weaver Library | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
A Members Only Preview Book Sale will be held for Friends of the Library on April 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Individuals who are not Friends can join for a $5 per person annual membership fee, payable at the door. This is the best time to buy the best books. All paid members are welcome to purchase books at...
Twisted Networking First Anniversary Party @ Regency Plaza
Twisted Networking First Anniversary Party @ Regency Plaza
Apr 26 all-day
Twisted Networking First Anniversary Party @ Regency Plaza
This event features interactive networking events to forge relationships between guests. Several people will receive awards for their efforts in getting Twisted Networking off the ground. They will also unveil their new website, www.twistednetworking.com. Jevonya Allen, the brainchild of the Twisted Networking of Rhode Island event, said the concept fed off her personal experiences with various networking formats. Allen said...
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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 26 @ 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...
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 26 @ 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 Spoken World at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Spoken World at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Learn about different languages from around the world. Trace Chinese characters and play a matching game of English and Spanish vocabulary.
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 26 @ 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 26 @ 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 Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Enjoy books, songs, activities, rhymes and more while building early literacy skills and fostering a lifelong love for learning. This story time will offer parents, caregivers and children reading techniques and new ideas about how interact with a museum. Explore the museum before or after, make new friends, and enjoy twenty percent discount in the shop! All are welcome, intended...
11:00 am An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
An Improving View @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 26 @ 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 22, gallery hours are...
11:00 am Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 26 @ 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 Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 26 @ 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 22, gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and...
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 26 @ 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, 2018. For the week of April 22, gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.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 26 @ 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..
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 26 @ 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...
4:00 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 26 @ 4:00 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...
5:30 pm Children’s Friendship Award @ Cafe Nuovo
Children’s Friendship Award @ Cafe Nuovo
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Children's Friendship Award @ Cafe Nuovo | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
In recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, St. Mary’s Home for Children is honoring Shriners of RI Charities Trust and a group of volunteers, The DAMES for their contributions to children. On Thursday, April 26th, from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Café Nuovo, the Children’s Friendship Award will be presented. The Children’s Friendship Award is presented to an individual...
5:30 pm Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring @ Rhodes on the Pawtuxet
Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring @ Rhodes on the Pawtuxet
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring @ Rhodes on the Pawtuxet | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States
Join MENTOR Rhode Island for Dancing with the Stars of Mentoring 2018. This twelfth installment of the wildly popular fundraiser is set for Thursday, April 26th 2018 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, RI. It features local “celebrity dancing stars” and their professional partners from the Dancing Feeling studio in a ballroom dance competition. Add in dinner, open dancing,...
5:30 pm Food Trucks in Downtown at Skyline @ Skyline at Waterplace
Food Trucks in Downtown at Skyline @ Skyline at Waterplace
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Food Trucks in Downtown at Skyline @ Skyline at Waterplace
Come hang out with some of the best food trucks in Providence. This monthly event is held the last Thursday of each month in partnership with Skyline At Waterplace. Experience the city with food trucks, beverages and music. Eat from your favorite local food truck or try something new. Maybe even eat at multiple trucks. Food trucks accept cash, credit or debit....
6:00 pm Collecting Original Art; Common Sense Advice from Art Scene Professionals @ East Greenwich Free Library
Collecting Original Art; Common Sense Advice from Art Scene Professionals @ East Greenwich Free Library
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This discussion will offer several perspectives on collecting art, with an emphasis on the how, why and what of buying art today. Panelists include Cade Tompkins, a contemporary art dealer and gallery owner of Cade Tompkins Projects in Providence; Richard Whitten, an artist and professor of painting and art department chairperson at Rhode Island College; and Catherine A. Sammartino a partner at the...
6:30 pm Oils for your Chakras @ Thrive Tribe RI
Oils for your Chakras @ Thrive Tribe RI
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Oils for your Chakras @ Thrive Tribe RI
Sign up for this workshop with Alysia Ross to learn about essential oils and their many uses. Come experience them firsthand and find ways to balance your chakras and boost your energy with the emotional aromatherapy system. You’ll walk away feeling empowered and with your own essential oil spray! Come chat, learn and vibe with the tribe. $10 per person or $8...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 26 @ 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 Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Book by Terrence McNally Music by Stephen Flaherty Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens Based on the novel “Ragtime” by E.L. Doctorow Directed by Curt Columbus Tony Award-winning musical Based on the celebrated novel, the Tony Award-winning Ragtime reflects America at the turn of the 20th century – where optimism and possibility are as prevalent as burgeoning racial and social volatility. The...