COURTESY OF NEWPORT DAFFODIL DAYS

This month: Try pinot and Pilates, hunt for eggs at the Audubon and get daffy in Newport.

Apr 22 all-day Edward King House
Extraordinary Women of the East Bay: An Exhibition of Images, Artifacts and Biographies April 4- 30, Monday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Apr 22 all-day Providence Marriott
Understanding the importance of cost control, forecasting and budgeting is critical to a successful operation. RIHA’s Controlling Food Service Costs, a National Restaurant Association certified class, can help any business learn how to calculate food costs, determine menu prices as well as control labor and other business-related costs. Classes being held April 15 and April 22. The exam will be...
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Promenade Street & Kinsley Avenue
On Earth Day – Monday, April 22 – the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council kicks off Clean Days on the Greenway along Promenade and Kinsley Streets in Providence; we’ll sweep for litter, mulch tree wells, paint electrical box murals with a local artist, and pull tires and trash from the river. Exciting times are ahead for this stretch of the greenway!...
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Gamm Theatre
Advanced Acting March 18-April 29, skipping April 15 seven sessions Mondays 6:30-9:30 p.m. Instructor: Fred Sullivan Jr. Tuition: $360 This is a class for experienced actors intending to better their skills, push their own boundaries, break old habits and be engaged in some very demanding scene work. Previous work either on stage or in scene study classes with Mr. Sullivan...
Apr 23 all-day Newport Public Library
Additional activities include respite events for caregiver families and a future Caregiving conference. We reaching out to businesses, schools, libraries, community centers, adult daycare facilities, places of worship and many more avenues. You can join the Greater Newport Community Action Team and be a part of the success. Our goal is to eventually expand this volunteer-led, community-based outreach across the...
Apr 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Full-Certification Training class on Tuesday, April 23 at the New England Institute of Technology’s Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall. This new, one-day course meets current Rhode Island Department of Health training requirements for food licenses. Topics addressed include: ● Proper personal hygiene ● Cross-contamination prevention ● Time and temperature...
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Re-Certification Training exam on Tuesday, April 23 at the New England Institute of Technology’s Phillip G. Parsons Lecture Hall. This re-certification meets new Rhode Island Department of Health food safety regulations that require current food safety managers take and pass a paper examination. Private Food Handler Training is...
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Rooftop at the Providence G
Join us on the Rooftop on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. for live music, stunning views and incredible food.
Apr 24 all-day The Bristol Art Museum
Drawing/Painting Portraits with Tiago Finato Wednesdays, April 3 – May 8 | 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. | Six weeks $250 BAM Members | $260 Non-Members Advance your drawing/painting skills to the next level as you develop the right technique and sensitivity to create a beautiful portrait. We’ll be looking at drawing/painting strategies used by leading contemporary portrait artists today as...
Apr 24 all-day Slater Mill
Spring Trad Arts Class registrations have begun! Classes being offered: Papermaking / Suzi Ballenger May 1 – May 22 (Wed. Evenings) 6- 8:30 p.m. Professional textile artist Suzi Ballenger teaches the paper-making process: how to embed, layer, shape, and color the pulp. Students will leave with a bound book of their handmade papers. In this class, students will learn how...
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina
Join the RI Hospitality Association for its ‘Coaching for First-Time Managers’ training classes on April 10, April 17 and April 24. Instilling best practices in new managers is vitally important. Studies show that the relationship between an employee and his/her direct supervisor is key to successful employee retention, and the number one reason for employee turnover is due to poor...
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Ballroom at the Providence G
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and Rhode Island State Police for an informative Active Shooter Training Course on Wednesday, April 24 at The Ballroom at the Providence G in Providence. This one-day course, open to RIHA members, will prepare attendees for the event of an active shooter in the workplace. Recent mass shootings have had global reverberations. With the...
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am Ballroom at the Providence G
Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and Rhode Island State Police for an informative Active Shooter Training Course on Wednesday, April 24 at The Ballroom at the Providence G in Providence. This one-day course, open to RIHA members, will prepare attendees for the event of an active shooter in the workplace. Recent mass shootings have had global reverberations. With the...
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm Sprout CoWorking Providence
This year’s festival kicks off with Rhode Island’s second Sommelier Punchdown at the new event venue at Sprout CoWorking! Co-hosted by Certified Sommeliers Ian Magiros of M.S. Walker and Jonathan Feiler of Ocean House, this event sees a handful of our state’s best Certified Sommeliers pitted against each other in a wine theory quiz, a blind wine tasting and a...
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Rooftop at the Providence G
Join us on the Rooftop on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m. for live music, stunning views and incredible food.
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm The Gamm Theatre
April 24-May 29 six sessions Wednesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m. Instructor: Rachel Walshe Tuition: $270 Whether you are a novice or a seasoned theatre practitioner, this class will help you to unlock the performance potential of a dramatic script. Designed for those interested in acting, directing, playwriting, or just learning more about how a play moves from page to stage, Script Analysis...
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm Providence GPub
On April 24, Cat Country 98.1 takes over Craft Country Wednesday at GPub! In addition to the usual Craft Country Wednesday offerings, like our all you can eat BBQ Pit Stop, Cat Country 98.1’s Maddie (@itsmaddiecat981) will be joining us for a night of down-home country fun! There will be prizes, giveaways, line dancing and a concert ticket raffle for...
Apr 24 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm Nick-A-Nees
Bluegrass Throedown features a different local or touring bluegrass band every Wednesday night at Nick-a-Nee’s in Providence. There’s never a cover, but there’s always a good time. bluegrassthroedown.com Free
Apr 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Crowne Plaza Hotel
About the Caregiver’s Conference – This conference is for both caregivers and professionals who dedicate their lives to caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia. Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia is truly a labor of love. We offer varied workshops throughout the day that provide caregivers and professionals with the tools to carry...
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm T's Restaurant
Join the RI Hospitality Association for a ServSafe® Alcohol Training program on Thursday, April 25 at T’s Restaurant in East Greenwich. This three-hour training covers the trends and risks related to the responsible sale and service of alcohol and meets current requirements for alcohol certification mandated by the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation. Any person who sells or serves alcohol,...
Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm Imago Gallery
Anne Marie Rossi will present recent works that explore how change leads to transformation—the transformation of surfaces, of images, of colors. Rossi does not adhere to “rigid rules or goals.” Instead, through practice and process, she is able to intuit and move paintings to the “next level of complexity.” Each piece is multi-layered and abstract; each has unimpeded areas of...
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm Revival Foodworks & Brewery
We’ve got something all-new and exciting for this year’s Festival. The Rhody Women’s Feast is a dining experience prepared by some of Rhode Island’s most talented female chefs—Jennifer Backman of The Mooring Seafood Kitchen and Bar, Yveline Bontemp of Garden of Eve, Andrea LaFazia of The Locals, Rebecca Lentrichia of Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, Maria Meza of El Rancho Grande,...
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Weaver Library
A Members Only Preview Book Sale will be held for Friends of the Library on April 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Individuals who are not Friends can join for a $5 per person annual membership fee, payable at the door. This is the best time to buy the best books. All paid members are welcome to purchase books at...
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm The Towers
Join Al Testa and his bandmates for a night of dancing and great jazz.
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Rooftop at the Providence G
On Thursdays in Providence, Drummer Timmy J brings his unique rockin’ beats up to Rooftop at the Providence G! Join us from 7- 10 p.m. and groove to amazing music while enjoying incredible food, drinks, and views from Providence’s only rooftop lounge. This unique experience in our unique venue is not-to-be-missed!
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm URI Theatre
A Little Night Music Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Hugh Wheeler Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick and Originally Produced and Directed on Broadway by Harold Prince Inspired by the Ingmar Bergman film Smiles of a Summer Night, A Little Night Music is filled with desire, wit, jealousy, and regret. Sondheim’s score is overflowing with sweeping love ballads and...
Apr 25 @ 8:01 pm – 8:16 pm Greenwich Odeum
Joel Hodgson, creator of the Peabody Award-winning Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) hosts the first ever Mystery Science Film Fest 3000 – including six cheesy movies and interactive events! Proceeds Benefit the Greenwich Odeum Capital Campaign “Restore the Second Floor” The MST3K Pop-Up Shop will be available all weekend, and Joel Hodgson will be appearing in the shop throughout the...
Apr 26 all-day Nathan Bishop Middle School
This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the auditorium at Nathan Bishop MS. Concessions will be available for purchase to support the Nathan Bishop MS Chorus. All are welcome! Artist: Eric Christensen
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Weaver Library
Admission is free on Fri. and Sat., April 26 and 27, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to the Friends of the East Providence Public Library Spring Book Sale. Thousands books will be available for $1 or less. Hard and soft cover books are $1, children’s 50¢, pocket-sized paperbacks are 50¢ each or three for $1 and CDs, DVDs and...
Apr 26 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am The Bristol Art Museum
Friday Mornings in the Main Gallery ​March 1 – May 31 9:15- 10:15 am Admission: $5 Donation to BAM (Per Session) RSVP here:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeN195WRGLOCFt6dyhxp-Y3DZ17AtZr-JrkX-sBRGo43TXTfA/viewform Most of us live in a state of constant distraction. The demands of family, the divisiveness in today’s society, the push and pull of too many commitments can leave us empty and unable to live with ease....