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 28 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...
Spring Book Sale @ Weaver Library
Spring Book Sale @ Weaver Library
Apr 28 all-day
Spring Book Sale @ Weaver Library | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Admission is free on the final day of the Friends of the East Providence Public Library Spring Book Sale on Sun., April 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. Thousands books will be available for $1 or less. Hard and soft cover books are $1, children’s 50¢, pocket-sized paperbacks are 50¢ each or 3 for $1 and CDs, DVDs and audio...
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
Apr 28 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...
Greek Food Fair @ Annunciation Church
Greek Food Fair @ Annunciation Church
Apr 28 all-day
Greek Food Fair @ Annunciation Church
Greek Food Fair Saturday April 28, 11 a.m.- 7 p.m., Sunday April 29, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Indoors. Free Parking on Church Grounds Authentic Greek Food and Pastry including Lamb dinner, souvlaki, gyro, pastistio, chicken dinner, spanikopita, baklava and more.
National ProStart Invitational @ Rhode Island Convention Center
National ProStart Invitational @ Rhode Island Convention Center
Apr 28 all-day
The National ProStart Invitational, featuring by Ted Allen and Nicole Silva, will feature live culinary competitions between 400 plus students from around the nation, an inspiring Q and A during the Share a Coke session, where students can sit down for a discussion with experienced industry and education professionals and more! Interview with leaders in the restaurant industry, including Rob...
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8:30 am “Bag Exchange” by Zero Waste Providence @ Roger Williams Park
“Bag Exchange” by Zero Waste Providence @ Roger Williams Park
Apr 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
"Bag Exchange" by Zero Waste Providence @ Roger Williams Park
For every five plastic bags, new or used that people bring, we will be exchanging them for one free reusable grocery bag.
10:00 am Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond
Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond  | Cranston | Rhode Island | United States
Join us for a weekend of SPARKLE! Sip and Sparkle Friday, April 27. 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Providence Diamond. Secret Sale Saturday, April 28. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Providence Diamond. Some exclusions apply. Bling, Bands and Beer Sunday, April 29. Noon- 5 p.m. Providence Diamond. For more information, details and local vendors visit us at blingfest.com.
10:00 am Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Fairy Garden Days 2018 @ Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
Apr 28 @ 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 SensAbilties Saturdays: Marimba Margic @ Museum of Work & Culture
SensAbilties Saturdays: Marimba Margic @ Museum of Work & Culture
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am
SensAbilties Saturdays: Marimba Margic @ Museum of Work & Culture
In honor of Autism Awareness month, this April the Museum of Work and Culture will be offering a series of FREE therapist-led art and music activities designed to help children and teens with sensory sensitivities engage creatively with the Museum’s themes. The second program will be offered on Saturday, April 28, at 10 and 11 a.m. Rachel Panitch and Michelle...
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 28 @ 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 Children’s Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost and Found at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Children’s Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost and Found at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Children's Theater Weekend: That's My Ball, Lost and Found at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join us for fifteen minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” on Saturday and “Lost and Found” on Sunday. Fun and compelling, this interactive skit is designed to provide kids and parents with Empathy skills-building experiences.
10:30 am Children’s Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost and Found at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Children’s Theater Weekend: That’s My Ball, Lost and Found at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
Join us for fifteen minute performances of, “That’s My Ball” on Saturday and “Lost and Found” on Sunday. Fun and compelling, this interactive skit is designed to provide kids and parents with Empathy skills-building experiences.
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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 28 @ 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 Shop for a Cure Vendor and Craft Event @ LeFoyer
Shop for a Cure Vendor and Craft Event @ LeFoyer
Apr 28 @ 11:00 am
Shop for a Cure Vendor and Craft Event @ LeFoyer
Over 30 vendors offering handmade crafts, skincare, housewares, kitchenware, jewelry, cosmetics and much more! The event is open to the public. Free admission. 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated to the Gloria Gemma Foundation.
11:00 am Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Voice in the Woods @ ArtProv Gallery
Apr 28 @ 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.,...
11:30 am Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 28 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Saturday Strolls: A Guided Tour of Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Docents tell the story of the Van Wickle and McKee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when the family lived here. The guided tour continues through the grounds where magnificent trees and a variety of colorful gardens...
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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 Sicilian Folk Dance Workshop with Michela Musolino @ The Rhody Center
Sicilian Folk Dance Workshop with Michela Musolino @ The Rhody Center
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sicilian Folk Dance Workshop with Michela Musolino @ The Rhody Center
Michela Musolino of Terra Sangue Mare is offering a workshop on Sicilian folk dances. To open up the class, Musolino will share with students a brief history of the dances and run through a warm-up with them. Students will then be introduced to the distinctive rhythms and will learn the steps particular to two Sicilian folk dances, tarantella and ballettu....
2:00 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 28 @ 2:00 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...
6:00 pm Celebration of Love Victorian Dinner @ Hearthside House Museum
Celebration of Love Victorian Dinner @ Hearthside House Museum
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebration of Love Victorian Dinner @ Hearthside House Museum
Fundraiser Elegant 1921 candlelight dining experience in historic setting depicts a dinner party at which Hearthside’s Talbot family is hosting a celebration for their neighbors Benjamin and Gladys Chase, who just returned from a month-long honeymoon cruise aboard a White Star Line ship. Guests will enjoy five-course dinner replicating a menu that would have been served on the cruise, prepared...
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 28 @ 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 Live music featuring Dave Frageorgia at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Live music featuring Dave Frageorgia at Chair 5 @ Chair 5 at The Break Hotel
Apr 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Unwind and listen to the music and stylings of Dave Frageorgia 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 EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee @ Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School
EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee @ Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm
EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee @ Exeter-West Greenwich Jr/Sr High School | West Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States
EWG Sr High Drama Club Presents: The twenty-fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Can I have the definition? Join an eclectic group of six mid-pubescents as they vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never...
7:30 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 28 @ 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 28 @ 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 28 @ 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...
8:00 pm Mike Block and Bruce Molsky @ Blackstone River Theatre
Mike Block and Bruce Molsky @ Blackstone River Theatre
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm
Mike Block and Bruce Molsky @ Blackstone River Theatre | Cumberland | Rhode Island | United States
Mike Block is a pioneering multi-style cellist, singer, composer, and educator, hailed by Yo-Yo Ma as the “ideal musician of the 21st-Century” and acclaimed by the NY Times for his “vital rich-hued solo playing.” While still studying at the Juilliard School, Mike joined Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, with which he has toured extensively throughout the world, and won a 2017 Grammy Award for...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Apr 28 @ 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...