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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Designer’s Ball 2018: Bauhaus Bash @ Water Fire Arts Center
Designer’s Ball 2018: Bauhaus Bash @ Water Fire Arts Center
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Designer's Ball 2018: Bauhaus Bash @ Water Fire Arts Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
Join us for the inaugural Designer’s Ball – a festive night of revelry, creativity, and FUN! Celebrate the power of design with us this Spring! Themed the Bauhaus Bash, the 2018 Designer’s Ball celebrates the upcoming centennial of the Bauhaus movement, whose design innovations, philosophy, and love of parties continue to inspire us today. Honor the Bauhaus era with your...
URI Watershed Watch New Volunteer Training @ Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute in Kingston
URI Watershed Watch New Volunteer Training @ Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute in Kingston
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URIWW classroom training is designed to help people considering becoming volunteer monitors learn more about water quality in general, and about Watershed Watch. It helps volunteers to better understand exactly what and why they are monitoring, and to feel more connected to the program and to their waterbody. Attending a URIWW training session does not obligate you to become a...
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RI Home Show featuring the RI Spring Flower and Garden Show @ RI Convention Center
Apr 8 @ 12:00 am – 5:00 pm
The sixty-eighth annual Rhode Island Home Show, the largest and longest-running exhibition of its kind in New England, is returning to the Rhode Island Convention Center on April 5 through 8. The 2018 show includes the return of the larger and improved second annual Spring Flower and Garden Show themed “Springtime Floral Fusion,” which will feature 10,000 square feet of...
8:00 am Nutrition Fuels Fitness Rhode Races and Health Expo @ Goddard Park
Nutrition Fuels Fitness Rhode Races and Health Expo @ Goddard Park
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The Rhode Island Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (RIAND) will be hosting the 15th Nutrition Fuels Fitness Rhode Races and Health Expo on Sunday, April 8, 2018. For the second consecutive year, RIAND will be partnering with the American Heart Association (AHA) to benefit the Go Red for Women Campaign. In addition to the “Color Me Red” 1 Mile Fun...
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
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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 | 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,...
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Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
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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 Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Invent your own ways to play as you stack and build with huge blue foam blocks of all shapes and sizes. Using blocks, wheels, spools, tubes and a variety of loose parts, construct castles and forts, create interesting sculptures and more!
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
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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...
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Field of Artisans Winter 2018 @ Whalers Brewing Company
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JOIN US FOR ART, SHOPPING, AND CRAFT BEER! Field of Artisans An original collaborative. ESTABLISHED IN SUMMER 2015 Field of Artisans is a community in Rhode Island for all types of creativity. Emerging artists, photographers, designers, builders, and musicians come together in inspiring locations, establishing a market, community and show where creatives can sell, network and get exposure. Every pop-up...
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2018 Annual Juried Student Exhibition @ University of Rhode Island Main Art Gallery
Apr 8 @ 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..
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Self-Care Sunday in The Loft – Essential Oils Workshop! @ Balance on Thames
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PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
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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...
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Back to the Work: Encounters with Historical & Contemporary Voices @ Lippitt House Museum
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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...
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Free Rock Climbing for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes @ Central Rock Gym
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Free Rock Climbing for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes @ Central Rock Gym
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2:00 pm Mutiny Theatre Project Presents Dogfight @ Providence Public Library Auditorium
Mutiny Theatre Project Presents Dogfight @ Providence Public Library Auditorium
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Mutiny Theatre Project proudly presents Dogfight with music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and book by Peter Duchan based on the Warner Brothers film and screenplay by Bob Comfort. Directed by Mutiny Theatre Proejct’s Artistic Director, Logan Serabian, Dogfight tells the story of a group of marines who decide to throw a dogfight on the last night...
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Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Eyes on Amphibians @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
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Norman Bird Sanctuary's Eyes on Amphibians @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
With warm weather and spring showers bringing out the salamanders, there is no better time for some amphibian exploration! Learn from live amphibian animal ambassadors up close and find out which species can be found in Rhode Island before hitting the trails on a naturalist-guided hike in search of frogs, toads and salamanders, as well as their eggs in the...
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Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
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7:30 pm Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Native Gardens @ Trinity Rep
Apr 8 @ 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...