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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16th Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour @ Various private homes
16th Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour @ Various private homes
Apr 29 all-day
16th Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour @ Various private homes
The 2018 Neighborhoods of Newport House Tour, on Sunday, April 29, will provide exclusive entry to five architecturally significant and private, shingle-style homes in Newport, Rhode Island, including: a summer estate by prominent late nineteenth century architects McKim, Mead & White; a nineteenth century Gothic Revival house in the storied Bellevue Avenue neighborhood; a new home in nautical style across...
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
Apr 29 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...
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Apr 29 all-day
Enchanted Fairy Week at Blithewold @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
An enchanted display will be open to the public during regular Mansion hours. Fairy programming will be scheduled throughout the week, culminating up to our big Fairy Garden Party on Saturday, May 5! Celebrate the return of the fairies to Blithewold’s enchanted gardens. New this year, we invite all fairies, young and old, to meander through the enchanting display of...
Jazz Revelations: Tribute to Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band @ The Parlour
Jazz Revelations: Tribute to Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band @ The Parlour
Apr 29 all-day
Jazz Revelations: Tribute to Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band @ The Parlour
Brian Blade and The Fellowship Band blend jazz modality, gospel sentiments, and folkloric references to create a musical space in contemporary jazz that is uniquely their own. From their warm melodies that ebb and flow, to evocative harmonies that are deep and rich, they bring a beautiful sense of earnestness and authenticity to their work. Their music evokes an unwavering...
National ProStart Invitational @ Rhode Island Convention Center
National ProStart Invitational @ Rhode Island Convention Center
Apr 29 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...
Spring Book Sale Final Day @ Weaver Library
Spring Book Sale Final Day @ Weaver Library
Apr 29 all-day
Spring Book Sale Final Day @ 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...
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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 29 @ 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 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 29 @ 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 Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Apr 29 @ 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 29 @ 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...
12:00 pm Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond
Bling Fest 2018 @ Providence Diamond
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 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.
12:00 pm Flavor of the 401 Food Festival @ West Warwick Civic Center
Flavor of the 401 Food Festival @ West Warwick Civic Center
Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Flavor of the 401 Food Festival @ West Warwick Civic Center
Come to the Flavor of the 401 Food Festival. Samples available, food for purchase, music dancing and entertainment. Meet with Darlene Filosa, Psychic or get a chair massage from Massage on Main in Wakefield. Cash bar. Try Malaysian from from Khoo, the only Malaysian restaurant in Rhode Island, or wild game from Open Season Catering to name a few!
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
Apr 29 @ 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 Gilbert Stuart Museum Spring Fair and Opening Day @ Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum
Gilbert Stuart Museum Spring Fair and Opening Day @ Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum
Apr 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gilbert Stuart Museum Spring Fair and Opening Day @ Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum
The Gilbert Stuart Birthplace and Museum, Saunderstown, is hosting its annual Spring Fair on Sunday, April 29 from 1-4 p.m. Join us for a fun-filled afternoon as we celebrate the beginning of our 2018 season and the opening of the first exhibition of the season featuring the art of Norman Isham, a renowned expert on colonial architecture, Wickford resident and...
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 29 @ 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 Boldly Beethoven @ RI Philharmonic Carter Center
Boldly Beethoven @ RI Philharmonic Carter Center
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Boldly Beethoven @ RI Philharmonic Carter Center
On Sunday, April 29, the premiere of pianist Judith Lynn Stillman’s multimedia play-within-a-concert, Beethoven: Torment and Triumph, comes to Rhode Island. Featuring Tony Estrella, the Gamm Theater’s Artistic Director, as Beethoven and four of his contemporaries, the program brings Ludwig van Beethoven’s words to life deepening our understanding of both the man and his music. This innovative intersection of music...
2:00 pm Boldly Beethoven: Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra @ RI Philharmonic Music School Carter Center
Boldly Beethoven: Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra @ RI Philharmonic Music School Carter Center
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Boldly Beethoven: Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra @ RI Philharmonic Music School Carter Center
The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra & Music School hosts the chamber music concert featuring Pianist Judith Stillman with special guest Tony Estrella, Artistic Director of the Gamm Theatre. Joining Stillman will be Katherine Winterstein, violin, Steven Laven, cello, and Ian Greitzer, clarinet. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 students eighteen and under or with a college ID, $10 for RI Philharmonic...
2:00 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 29 @ 2:00 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...
2:00 pm Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Mary Poppins @ Robert E. Will Theatre
Apr 29 @ 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...
4:00 pm Race to the Stage Competition @ The Greenwich Odeum
Race to the Stage Competition @ The Greenwich Odeum
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm
Race to the Stage Competition @ The Greenwich Odeum | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States
Last year’s competition gave forty-seven acts the opportunity to compete, with twelve acts performing. Four amazing acts were chosen to perform at the Summer’s End Concert. This year we are adding to the fun by offering cash prizes. $500 first place. $300 second place. $200 third place. We brought in acts from all over Rhode Island and even Massachusetts. We...
7:00 pm Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
Apr 29 @ 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...
7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 29 @ 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 29 @ 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...