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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As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 11 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...
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 11 all-day
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
The National Grid Energy Innovation Hub is a collaborative, community space designed to elevate the conversation around the future of energy and the environment. The Hub offers interactive exhibits where Rhode Islanders can learn how they can take action towards creating a clean energy future.Exhibits include information about energy savings tips, energy efficiency, renewable energy, electric vehicles, connected solutions (demand...
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
May 11 all-day
Upcoming IMAGO exhibit to feature artworks by Eileen Siobhan Collins and two guest artists @ Imago Gallery
Imago Foundation for the Arts will feature artwork by IFA artist Eileen Siobhan Collins and guest artists Nora Lewis and Tim Ian Mitchell as part of a group exhibit May 3 through June 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street in Warren. The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, May 4 from 6–8 p.m. Collins is a...
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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
May 11 @ 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 Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Reconstructors at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Reconstructors at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Sculpt, build, arrange and sort a variety of recycled materials. Learn different ways to recycle, reduce and reuse items you use every day.
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
May 11 @ 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,...
10:00 am Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Toddler Try-It: Make a Mini Me at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Young children, ages eighteen months to three years, use real tools and explore the creative process as they delve into different hands-on art and science activities each Friday morning.
10:30 am Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 11 @ 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 Creative Containers for Mom: Workshop with Horticulturist and Designer Blakely Szoz @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Creative Containers for Mom: Workshop with Horticulturist and Designer Blakely Szoz @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 11 @ 11:00 am
Join Horticulturist and Designer Blakely Szoz for a hands-on workshop creating attractive herb planters for Mom – or yourself! Blakely has designed an attractive yet practical planter of herbs to make the perfect gift and addition to any porch, deck, patio or landscape. She will teach the class how to design and care for the containers, and all participants will...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 11 @ 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...
5:00 pm Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Food Truck Friday at Carousel Village @ Roger Williams Park Carousel Village
Food Truck Friday is back in 2018 for the fourth season. End your week at Food Truck Friday at Roger Williams Park Zoo and Carousel Village with some of the best food trucks in Rhode Island brought to you PVD Food Truck Events. A.B. Munroe Dairy, MetroPCS and BankRI present Food Truck Fridays. Other sponsors visiting on select Friday nights include Power Home Remodeling, Ambit Energy, Sunrun and College...
6:00 pm Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 11 @ 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
May 11 @ 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 Underoath @ Fete Ballroom
Underoath @ Fete Ballroom
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Underoath has played reunion shows here and there since 2015 but with the new album comes a reunion tour with Dance Gavin Dance, Veil Of Maya and Limbs.
7:30 pm “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
“The Mystery of Edwin Drood” @ The Barker Playhouse
May 11 @ 7:30 pm
The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes is a whodunit musical based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel of the same name. ‘Drood’ is a play-within-a-play in which the ending is decided by the audience voting for who murdered Edwin Drood. The musical focuses on the dashing, yet villainous choirmaster John Jasper who is in love with his pupil, Rosa...
7:30 pm Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 11 @ 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...
7:30 pm Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ St. Lawrence Martyr Church
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ St. Lawrence Martyr Church
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche @ St. Lawrence Martyr Church
Shapenote to Lauridsen, an American Pastiche steeps in the fabulous richness of the American choral sound. Come and hear Sine Nomine perform Thompson’s Ye Shall Have a Song, Lauridsen’s O Magnum Mysterium, pieces by Copeland and spirited work of the shapenote tradition: Billings’ Rose of Sharon and Parker’s setting of Hark, I Hear the Harp’s Eternal. We will reprise Providence composer Will Ayton’s...
7:30 pm Tenor and Pianist, Michael DiMucci, Presents a Concert from the Greatest Songs of American movies at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion
Tenor and Pianist, Michael DiMucci, Presents a Concert from the Greatest Songs of American movies at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion
May 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tenor and Pianist, Michael DiMucci, Presents a Concert from the Greatest Songs of American movies at Linden Place Mansion @ Linden Place Mansion | Bristol | Rhode Island | United States
Pianist and singer, Michael DiMucci, returns to the Linden Place Ballroom on Friday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. for the Mansion’s season-opening concert! The program, comprised of both American Film Institute’s top songs and Oscar-winning pieces from the cinema, tells the story of how these songs have shaped our lives and captured our hearts from the 1930’s to the present....
7:30 pm The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
The Mystery of Edwin Drood @ The Barker Playhhuse
May 11 @ 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 The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 11 @ 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...