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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Jane’s Walk @ Roger Williams Park
Jane’s Walk @ Roger Williams Park
May 6 all-day
Jane's Walk @ Roger Williams Park
Gain a new perspective on neighborhoods around the city during Jane’s Walk, a global weekend festival inspired by urban activist Jane Jacobs on May 4-6. Several walks are already planned in Providence throughout the weekend, starting from different locations at staggered times. Unlike typical guided tours, these free citizen-led walks encourage community conversations to get people thinking, talking, and connecting...
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
As You Like It @ The Gamm Theater
May 6 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...
Iggy’s Doughboy Dash 5K @ Iggy's Doughboys and Chowder House
Iggy’s Doughboy Dash 5K @ Iggy's Doughboys and Chowder House
May 6 all-day
Join us for Iggy’s Doughboy Dash 5K family fun run! Registration is 8:00 a.m.; race time 9:30 a.m. Event will take place rain or shine. Registrations until May 3rd $25 for adults and $15 for kids twelve and under. Day of registration $35. Throw a twist into a 5K by eating Iggy’s famous doughboys in the middle of the run!...
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 6 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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12:00 am Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Imagination Playground at Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 6 @ 12:00 am – 2:00 pm
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!
7:00 am May Breakfast @ St. Martin's Church
May Breakfast @ St. Martin's Church
May 6 @ 7:00 am
May Breakfast @ St. Martin's Church
St. Martin’s May Breakfast! May 6 from 7 a.m. to noon. Come celebrate our magnificent May Breakfast. It’s an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet. This is a St. Martin’s tradition for over forty years. Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for children under twelve. Tickets available at the door. All proceeds will go to the Epiphany Soup Kitchen and the Episcopal Conference...
7:30 am Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 36 Annual Birds and Breakfast @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
Norman Bird Sanctuary’s 36 Annual Birds and Breakfast @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
May 6 @ 7:30 am – 11:00 am
Norman Bird Sanctuary's 36 Annual Birds and Breakfast @ Norman Bird Sanctuary
Treat yourself to a seasonal gourmet breakfast, with sweeping views over Paradise Valley and Rhode Island Sound. Chef Rich Silvia from The White Horse Tavern will prepare a scrumptious breakfast buffet, with organically grown ingredients donated by local farmers and markets. Explore the hiking trails on a guided bird walk with expert naturalists. Children of all ages can learn spring-themed...
10:00 am Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
May 6 @ 10:00 am
Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Rochester | New York | United States
Roger Williams Park’s landscape is at its best with pastel blossoms of ornamental trees and shrubs abounding, a wonderful time to explore its historic statuary art as we walk! Museum docent Mike McGinity will guide us through a wealth of statues and monuments tucked away in often hidden places. Wear sturdy shoes. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration is preferred.
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 6 @ 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 6 @ 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 Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool “May Fair” Fundraiser @ Academy Field/Swift Gym
Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool “May Fair” Fundraiser @ Academy Field/Swift Gym
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool “May Fair” Fundraiser @ Academy Field/Swift Gym
On Sunday May 6, the Barbara M. Tufts Cooperative Preschool will host their annual May Fair Fundraiser. The thirty-eight year tradition continues with this year’s theme, The County Fair, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at 111 Peirce Street, Academy Field/Swift Gym in East Greenwich. Peppa Pig, Princess Poppy, Premier Martial Arts, Fiddle N’ FUn and Touch a Truck with...
11:00 am Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
Exit Laughing @ The Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
May 6 @ 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 Imagination Playground @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children’s Museum @ Providence Children's Museum
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
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 Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Planet SJ! @ ArtProv Gallery
ArtProv Gallery’s exhibit “Planet SJ!” features vibrant paintings and playful, whimsical animation and the hand drawings behind them by magic maker Sarah Jane Lapp. For Lapp, both mediums involve a process of making moving images. The show runs from April 4 through May 26. For the week of April 29, gallery hours are Tuesday – Friday, 11 a.m. – 5...
12:30 pm PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
PPL’s 2018 Exhibition and Program Series @ Providence Public Library
May 6 @ 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 The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand: A Documentary Film with Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Karyl Evans @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand: A Documentary Film with Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Karyl Evans @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
May 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand: A Documentary Film with Emmy-Winning Filmmaker Karyl Evans @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Six-time Emmy-Award-winning documentary filmmaker Karyl Evans has combined her two greatest professional interests landscape architecture and filmmaking to create “The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand”. Join us at Blithewold Mansion for this breathtaking documentary chronicling Farrand’s fifty-year career as a landscape architect during the first half of the twentieth century. Some of the gardens Evans chronicled for the film...
7:00 pm Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
Dance Music Jam Sessions @ Goff Hall
May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 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
May 6 @ 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...