globetrotters

Mike Centioli

3/31  Harlem Globetrotters

Why: In the mood for some basketball, minus the March Madness drama? Head to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center to see your favorite basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, face the newly revamped Washington Generals team — and the players won’t be dunking doughnuts! See a dazzling display of basketball wizardry (jumps, tricks, you name it) with a dash of comedy for an event that will be a slam dunk for the whole family.
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Sq., Providence.
More info: Call 331-0700 or visit dunkindonutscenter.com.

Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Island Heron Yoga Studio
  Foster will speak on spiritual development, the state of the world and how to heal the soul of the world. Foster is deeply connected to the higher realm and always brings a profound and far-reaching perspective to the events happening in our world and our individual lives. Foster Perry has travelled the world studying, teaching and practicing the joy...
Feb 23 @ 7:45 pm Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island
An evening in the pub with guitarist and vocalist Tim Keohane 7:45 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. One of the club’s favorites, Tim brings a strong background in Irish folk music to his every performance. The 1916 Committee will present a lecture in the upstairs hall beginning at 7:30 – “American Groups that Contributed/Supported Ireland during the Famine and the 1920’s.”...
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Newport Historial Society
In the mid-18th century, Newport was the fifth wealthiest city in colonial America. What jobs were people doing that helped the city become so successful? On Saturday, February 24, 2018, from 10am-1pm, join the Newport Historical Society to learn how people made their living. During this colonial career fair, costumed interpreters will represent different occupations that would have been present...
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm Wes' Rib House
“Opening the Oyster: A Black Culinary Extravaganza,” is a full course dinner featuring dishes prepared by the great African American chefs of the White House. The elegant event takes place Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at noon at Wes’ Rib House, 38 Dike Street, Providence, RI. Seating is limited; tickets are $75 and may be purchased online at StagesofFreedom.org/oyster The full...
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm Museum of Work & Culture
The Museum of Work and Culture will offer the fourth installment of its free Valley Talks series on Sunday, Feb. 25, at 1:30 p.m. Writer & professor Cedric de Leon will present “The Origins of the Right to Work,” which explores the the creation of right-to-work laws, and traces their origins to the Northern victory in the U.S. Civil War....
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm East Providence Public Library / Weaver
Although 18th century Warren, RI was surrounded by the slave centers of Newport, Bristol and Providence, its small size has made it a footnote in what has been written about slavery and the slave trade. Building on the work of historians, Patricia Mues and Sarah Weed use primary sources – including wills, inventories, town meeting records, censuses and other documents...
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Thrive Tribe RI
Connect with the tribe, watch and learn in a community based setting. A short discussion will take place after the film to share takeaways and any AHA! moments. Bring a blanket, pillow, and a friend 🙂 Friendly conversation with light refreshments. Cost: $5 About the featured film: “The Human Experiment lifts the veil on the shocking reality that thousands of...
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences
Already thinking about spring? Now is the time to get Early Bird ticket pricing for the URI Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardener Program, 2018 Spring Gardening Symposium – “DESIGN, DISCOVER and DECODE: Creating a Resilient Garden.” This delightful one-day symposium is for those who want to learn more about creating beautiful and environmentally–sound gardens. Educating and entertaining their audiences, these three...
Mar 4 @ 9:30 pm – 9:30 pm Thrive Tribe RI
This is the beginner Usui Reiki Level I class. You will Learn about Universal Life Force Energy, the history of Reiki, hand positions for treating yourself & others and will practice giving and receiving Reiki. You will also receive the Reiki I Attunement to help increase the flow of this universal life force energy. Training includes a Usui Reiki I...
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Newport Historical Society
Evidence of the history of African Americans in New England from the 18th and 19th centuries is found in many historic burial grounds and cemeteries in the region, with the most significant and extensive of these sites being God’s Little Acre in Newport. On Thursday March 8, 2018, at 5:30pm, historian and author Glenn Knoblock will discuss some of these...
Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm Museum of Work & Culture
The Museum of Work & Culture will offer the final installment of its free Valley Talks series on Sunday, March 11, at 1:30pm. Writer and historical reenactor Paul Bourget will present “Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, how did you enjoy the play?” a talk exploring the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln was in an extraordinary good mood on...
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Hope & Main
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,...
Apr 5 @ 12:00 pm Seamen's Church Institute of Newport
“U-boat Assault on America: The Eastern Seaboard Campaign 1942,” by Ken Brown. The “Second Happy Time” was the informal name given to the phase of the battle of the Atlantic when German U-boats attacked both merchant and U.S. naval vessels along America’s east coast. With tankers burning and petrol rationing in New York City, the U.S. Navy seemed powerless to...
Apr 7 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Linden Place Mansion
Colonial New England was awash in ales, beers, wines, cider and spirits. Everyone from teenage farmworkers to our founding fathers imbibed heartily and often. This cocktail culture reflected the New World’s abundance of raw materials: apples, sugar and molasses, wild berries and hops. Get the taste and feel for Historic New England as author, Corin Hirsch, explores the origins and...
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Hope & Main
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,...
May 3 @ 12:00 pm Seamen's Church Institute of Newport
Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It,” by Larrie D. Ferreiro. The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution’s success depended on substantial military assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against England. In...
May 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Newport Historical Society
Undressing History: Women’s Clothes & Unmentionables from the 19th Century A History Space Talk Presented by the Newport Historical Society & the Rhode Island Historical Society The Newport Historical Society and the Rhode Island Historical Society are pleased to partner for their first 2018 joint History Space talk when they present Undressing History: Women’s Clothes & Unmentionables from the 19th...
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Hope & Main
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,...
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – May 30 @ 9:00 pm Courthouse Center for the Arts
A nationally acclaimed inspirational speaker, spiritual medium, author, and radio host, Roland Comtois is a professional healer and spiritual medium with over thirty years of experience as a gerontology nurse, Reiki Master, metaphysical teacher and grief specialist.
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm Seamen's Church Institute of Newport
“Finding a Pirate Ship” is the story of the first documented pirate vessel ever discovered. In April of 1717 “Black Sam Bellamy” and his multiracial crew on two vessels, sank in a violent storm on Cape Cod. This set off a mad rush of locals combing the beach for treasure as well as government sanctioned attempts to recover some of...