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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Flower Photography with Jan Armor @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Flower Photography with Jan Armor @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Jun 2 all-day
Flower Photography with Jan Armor @ Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
Learn the art of flower photography with Jan Armor in this two-session workshop at Blithewold. In the first meeting we will photograph both indoors in the newly remodeled carriage house and outdoors in the gardens. You will receive many tips and techniques for taking stunning pictures of the flowers you love. In the second session, we will share and review...
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence
Jun 2 all-day
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence
On Saturday, June 2, join United Methodist Elder Care for our annual “Adding Life to Years” gala, an evening to celebrate our purpose and passion of caring for residents living in our communities. The evening, with a cocktail reception, dinner program, auctions, and live entertainment, will be held at the Omni Providence Hotel. We will be honoring Rich Gingras, founder...
Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk & 1k Fun Run @ Bryant University
Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk & 1k Fun Run @ Bryant University
Jun 2 all-day
Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk & 1k Fun Run @ Bryant University | Smithfield | Rhode Island | United States
Join us as we run and walk this USATF certified 5-K course at the beautiful Bryant University campus in a collective, superhero effort to transform the lives of children in Woonsocket. 9:00 a.m. – 1-K Fun Run for kids under the age of twelve. 9:30 a.m. – 5-K Run or Walk Barbecue and Awards to follow Our History Established in...
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
Jun 2 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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9:00 am Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am
Nature Walks: First Saturday Bird Walks @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium | Buffalo | New York | United States
Roger Williams Park is a 430 acre oasis in the heart of one the most densely populated areas of Rhode Island. The woodlands and large ponds provide an ideal place for birds to rest and feed on their migration northwards. Join museum curator Michael Kieron as we search for the many migrants and summer residents that can be found in...
9:00 am Workshop: The Principles of Decolonized Interpretation @ St. John's Cathedral
Workshop: The Principles of Decolonized Interpretation @ St. John's Cathedral
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Center for Reconciliation will host a one-and-a-half day workshop for new and intermediate interpreters. The Principles of Decolonized Interpretation workshop will help participants, regardless of experience level, gain a better understanding of how to organize and lead engaging, thematic and relevant tours for the public. The workshop will be led by Certified Interpretive Guide Trainer, educator and Program Director...
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
Jun 2 @ 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 Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Jun 2 @ 10:30 am
Drawing Wild; From the Collection @ Museum of Natural History and Planetarium  | Providence | Rhode Island | United States
The Museum of Natural History is excited to announce that our popular Drawing Wild classes are returning. These classes give you the opportunity to study and draw details of feathers, beaks and claws from our large collection of taxidermied specimens. Some of our fall classes will include a Vault Tour and Bird Walk. During each class, instructor Kathy Hodge will...
10:30 am Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Mornings at the Museum @ Museum of Newport History
Jun 2 @ 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 Cultural Connection: Rhode Island Center for the Book @ Providence Children's Museum
Cultural Connection: Rhode Island Center for the Book @ Providence Children's Museum
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:00 am
Cultural Connection: Rhode Island Center for the Book @ Providence Children's Museum
Join us for a special performance of “The First Rule of Punk” by Celia C. Perez, this summer’s “Reading Across Rhode Island” book. Students from Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing Arts, in partnership with The Gamm Education Department adapted the story that follows Malu through her move from Florida to Chicago, from regular girl, to rock star.
11:00 am Imagination Playground @ Providence Children's Museum
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children's Museum
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Imagination Playground @ Providence Children's Museum
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!
11:30 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
Jun 2 @ 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
Jun 2 @ 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 Hot Topics in Migraine @ Skyline at Waterplace
Hot Topics in Migraine @ Skyline at Waterplace
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Hot Topics in Migraine @ Skyline at Waterplace
A lively discussion with migraine professionals on topics of interest to people living with migraine illness and those medical professionals who are treating them. Topics to include Post-Concussion Syndrome and Migraine, How to De-Stigmatize Migraine, and New Therapies: Hormonal Therapy, CGRP Blockers, Cannabinoids, and Interdisciplinary Headache Centers, featuring experts in the field of neurology and brain health. The event is...
1:00 pm Hot Topics in Migraine @ Skyline at Waterplace
Hot Topics in Migraine @ Skyline at Waterplace
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Hot Topics in Migraine @ Skyline at Waterplace
Please join us for a lively discussion with migraine professionals on topics of interest to people living with migraine illness and those medical professionals who are treating them. Topics to include Post-Concussion Syndrome and Migraine, How to De-Stigmatize Migraine, and New Therapies: Hormonal Therapy, CGRP Blockers, Cannabinoids, and Interdisciplinary Headache Centers, featuring experts in the field of neurology and brain...
1:00 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
Jun 2 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 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.
5:00 pm USA vs. Poland @ Newport Polo
USA vs. Poland @ Newport Polo
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
USA vs. Poland @ Newport Polo
The Newport International Polo Series XXVII opens on Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. when Poland makes its debut against USA. After six periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast and Trophy Presentation, as well as an autograph signing to meet the players, and a special Après Polo celebration…a Bialowieza Forest Boar Roast, by...
6:00 pm Association of Migraine Disorders Annual Awards Dinner @ Skyline at Waterplace
Association of Migraine Disorders Annual Awards Dinner @ Skyline at Waterplace
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Association of Migraine Disorders Annual Awards Dinner @ Skyline at Waterplace
An evening of fine food, music and recognition for migraine heroes. Honorees will include the founder of the Migraine World Summit, Carl Cincinnato, who will receive the Impact Award. Noted physician Dr. Richard Lewis will be recognized with the Innovation Award for his research in vestibular migraine at Harvard Medical School. There will be two recipients of the 2018 Advocacy...
6:00 pm Association of Migraine Disorders Annual Awards Dinner @ Skyline at Waterplace
Association of Migraine Disorders Annual Awards Dinner @ Skyline at Waterplace
Jun 2 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Come and enjoy an evening of fine food, music and recognition for migraine heroes. Honorees will include the founder of the Migraine World Summit, Carl Cincinnato, who will receive the Impact Award. Noted physician Dr. Richard Lewis will be recognized with the Innovation Award for his research in vestibular migraine at Harvard Medical School. There will be two recipients of...
6:30 pm Grande Fete by the River feat. James Montgomery Band @ Slater Mill
Grande Fete by the River feat. James Montgomery Band @ Slater Mill
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Grande Fete by the River feat. James Montgomery Band @ Slater Mill
Slater Mill’s annual fundraiser in support of the Student Admissions Fund, which provides free and reduced-rate admissions for all student visitors. Live music and dancing with Grammy nominee and recent Rhode Island Hall of Fame inductee James Montgomery and his band Candlelit, illuminated grounds and evening factory access, locally-sourced International Tapas, refreshing libations, an exciting silent auction and wine grab bags....
7:00 pm Music on the Hill: Mendelssohn @ Dunn's Corners Community Church
Music on the Hill: Mendelssohn @ Dunn's Corners Community Church
Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm
Music on the Hill: Mendelssohn @ Dunn's Corners Community Church | Westerly | Rhode Island | United States
Music on the Hill’s 2018 festival begins with a concert dedicated to Mendelssohn’s music for cello and piano. Sonatas No. 1 and 2 Variations Concertantes Album Leaf Song Without Words Keith Robinson, cello, and Donna Lee, piano
7:30 pm Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo
Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo
Poland’s heavily wooded landscape made game & fruits of the forest a staple for special celebrations. Enjoy succulently ‘roasted boar,’ fresh, Rhode Island farm-raised delicious suckling pig, professionally roasted on site at the polo grounds for your dining pleasure, with beloved Polish favorite sides and dessert, following USA vs. Poland. Farm-fresh meats and locally sourced produce expertly prepared for the...
7:30 pm Cheryl Wheeler Live! @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Cheryl Wheeler Live! @ Courthouse Center for the Arts
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Cheryl Wheeler Live! @ Courthouse Center for the Arts | South Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States
It has always seemed as if there were two Cheryl Wheelers, with fans of the New England songwriter relishing watching the two tussle for control of the mic. There is poet-Cheryl, writer of some of the prettiest, most alluring and intelligent ballads on the modern folk scene. And there is her evil twin, comic-Cheryl, a militant trend defier and savagely...
7:30 pm RICCO presents Love and Peace: Two Journeys @ Immaculate Conception Church
RICCO presents Love and Peace: Two Journeys @ Immaculate Conception Church
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm
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RICCO is privileged to present the world premiere of Rhode Island composer Geoffrey Gibbs’ Until Forever Ends. The poetry was written by Alonzo Gibbs, Geoffrey’s father, from his courtship of Geoffrey’s mother beginning in 1934 until her passing in 1983. As such, this work bears witness to an enduring and steadfast love. Also on the program is Ralph Vaughan Williams’...
8:00 pm The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
The Bit Players @ Firehouse Theater
Jun 2 @ 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...