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 26 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...
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 26 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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8:00 am Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial @ Roger Williams Park
Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial @ Roger Williams Park
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial @ Roger Williams Park
In 2016, OSDRI launched the Boots on the Ground for Heroes Memorial with the widely acclaimed and dramatic display of nearly 7,000 military boots. Each boot is adorned with a name placard and an American flag representing each American service member killed in action in the Global War on Terror. The first of its kind, the display garnered local and...
8:00 am RI Dream Center Artisan Market @ WESTERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
RI Dream Center Artisan Market @ WESTERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
RI Dream Center Artisan Market @ WESTERN HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Come support our local Artisans and crafters. So many beautiful, original items to choose from! The RI Dream Center is a 501©3 organization who provides assistance to impoverished families and individuals in need. Help us support our community!
9:30 am Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour andPlant Sale at Sakonnet @ Sakonnet Garden
Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour andPlant Sale at Sakonnet @ Sakonnet Garden
May 26 @ 9:30 am – May 27 @ 12:00 am
Garden Conservancy Open Days Program Tour andPlant Sale at Sakonnet @ Sakonnet Garden
Explore the private gardens at Sakonnet in Little Compton, open for self-guided tours and plant sales to benefit the Garden Conservancy, Sakonnet, and local wild meadow restoration efforts. This English-style cottage garden features a series of enchanting garden rooms. The acre-sized main woodland garden is subdivided into a series of fourteen spaces separated by high windbreak hedges and stone walls....
10:00 am Chalk the Walk at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Chalk the Walk at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Chalk the Walk at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
The simple pleasure of a sidewalk and chalk! Help to create an art gallery at our feet.
10:00 am Puzzleworks at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Puzzleworks at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Puzzleworks at Providence Children's Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Challenge your spatial thinking skills through shape sequencing and sorting. Complete geometric, mosaic, wooden and magnetic puzzles.
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 26 @ 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 Ask a Gardener @ Rough Point
Ask a Gardener @ Rough Point
May 26 @ 10:30 am
Every last Saturday of the month, estate gardeners share their expertise on a range of topics from plant identification to organic garden care. Get insider tips on to make your own garden as lush as the gardens at Rough Point.
10:30 am Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
May 26 @ 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...
11:30 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
May 26 @ 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...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 26 @ 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 Arrow Tarot Readings! @ Wild Witches
Arrow Tarot Readings! @ Wild Witches
May 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Arrow Tarot Readings! @ Wild Witches
Book a tarot reading to find direction or get a new perspective. A thirty-minute session includes an opening meditation. Then, you will have an opportunity to ask a question or open up a topic to consult your spirit guides. Next, we will draw the cards and interpret the meanings and symbolism together. The session ends with a closing meditation. For...
5:00 pm Newport Rotary Club Benefit Match @ Newport Polo
Newport Rotary Club Benefit Match @ Newport Polo
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Newport Rotary Club Benefit Match @ Newport Polo
The Newport Polo Club will host the 28th annual charity match to benefit the Newport Rotary Club and local 501-c-3 organizations to kick-off the summer season on Saturday, May 26 at 5 p.m. Tickets are sold by the Newport Rotary Club at the entry gates ($10/adult, kids 12 and younger free) on game day. Advanced ticket sales are available from...
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 26 @ 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 Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Lighthouse Cruises, Newport Harbor Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Rhode Island Bay Cruises
Daily Narrated ninety-minute cruises of Narragansett Bay viewing ten lighthouses, ten islands, waterfront mansions and famous Newport Harbor. Reservations highly recommended. Departs from Quonset Point, North Kingstown. Sunset Cruises every Friday and Saturday. Free dockside parking. 401-295-4040 or visit www.rhodeislandbaycruises.com.
7:30 pm Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
Ragtime @ Trinity Rep
May 26 @ 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 The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
May 26 @ 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...
8:30 pm Waterfire Boat Rides @ Providence River Boat Co.
Waterfire Boat Rides @ Providence River Boat Co.
May 26 @ 8:30 pm – 11:45 pm
Waterfire Boat Rides @ Providence River Boat Co.
WaterFire is a work of art that involves movement, participation and surprise. It is full of motion—wood boats stoke the fires, rivers flow quietly beneath the burning braziers, sparks whirl through the night air and flickering flames reflect off the dark surface of the water, animating the architectural fabric of the city. We’ve been offering our WaterFire rides since the...