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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A Celebration and Conversation: New Translations of Poems by Fernando Pessoa and José Saramago @ Providence Public Library
A Celebration and Conversation: New Translations of Poems by Fernando Pessoa and José Saramago @ Providence Public Library
May 21 all-day
A Celebration and Conversation: New Translations of Poems by Fernando Pessoa and José Saramago @ Providence Public Library
Program Features Rhode Island Poet Laureate Tina Cane Providence Public Library, in conjunction with Brown University’s Department of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, is pleased to welcome Rhode Island Poet Laureate Tina Cane, along with translators Stuart Blazer and Leonor Simas-Almeida, on Monday, May 21 from 5:30–8 p.m. for a celebration and conversation around the just published new translations of poems...
Auditions for the Providence Singers @ Carter Center for Music Education
Auditions for the Providence Singers @ Carter Center for Music Education
May 21 all-day
Auditions for the Providence Singers @ Carter Center for Music Education
Auditions for the Providence Singers will be held by appointment on May 21 and 22. Join the Singers for our forty-seventh season, led by Artistic Director Christine Noel. Our season includes two performances with the Rhode Island Philharmonic and other exciting events. For more info: http://www.providencesingers.org/About06/Auditions.php. To schedule, email: chorus@providencesingers.org and CC: mjdaly@providencesingers.org, or call 401-751-5700.  
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
National Grid Energy Innovation Hub @ Energy Innovation Hub
May 21 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 21 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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10:00 am Maker Monday @ Providence Children's Museum
Maker Monday @ Providence Children's Museum
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Maker Monday @ Providence Children's Museum
Let your ideas run wild in our Monday makerspace filled with interesting materials, authentic tools and a creative challenges.
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 21 @ 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 Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 21 @ 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 A Collective Shrine: St. Columba’s Chapel and Memory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
A Collective Shrine: St. Columba’s Chapel and Memory @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 21 @ 11:00 am
St. Columba’s Chapel in Middletown is an Arts and Crafts gem. The diminutive Gothic Revival chapel houses a dazzling collection of art glass windows, most were designed by artist D. Maitland Armstrong and manufactured by the firm of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Yet the glass is not the chapel’s only collection of memorial art. This talk by Sara Butler, Professor of...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 21 @ 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...
6:00 pm School of Fish @ Hope & Main
School of Fish @ Hope & Main
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
School of Fish @ Hope & Main | Warren | Rhode Island | United States
At Eating with the Ecosystem’s “School of Fish”, Rhode Island chefs will educate you on different methods for turning whole local seafood – straight from the sea – into a marvelous dinner you can share with your family and friends. Learn how to use plentiful local species like scup, skate, squid, Jonah crab, whiting, whole sea scallops, dogfish, sea robin,...
6:00 pm Trinity Rep’s Pell Awards Gala @ WaterFire Arts Center
Trinity Rep’s Pell Awards Gala @ WaterFire Arts Center
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Trinity Rep's Pell Awards Gala @ WaterFire Arts Center
Trinity Rep’s Pell Awards Gala celebrates national and local excellence in the arts. Guests will enjoy mixing and mingling with artists, business, political, and social leaders; a delectable dinner by Russell Morin Fine Catering; and unforgettable moments as the theater honors individuals who are committed to bettering the world through art. All proceeds benefit artistic programming at Trinity Rep. Mary...
6:30 pm Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Comedy Scene Study @ Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre
Comedy Scene Study with Fred Sullivan Jr. May 7-June 18 Seven sessions Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuition: $355 ​ Bring the funny. Learn strategies and techniques of acting in a comedic scene or play. This class is formatted for actors of varying levels of experience through partnered scene work. Exciting contemporary plays and scenes suited to individual student needs will be rehearsed...