Things To Do in November

Discover the best things to do in Rhode Island this month, including family-friendly activities, festivals, performances, food events and shows. Here are our top picks:

Nov
18
Mon
Haunted By Waters – Art by Jayne Guertin Schlott @ East Greenwich Free Library
Nov 18 all-day
Haunted By Waters - Art by Jayne Guertin Schlott @ East Greenwich Free Library | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

Haunted By Waters opens on Nov. 2 – Nov. 26, with an opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Jayne Guertin Schlott was the 2018 East Greenwich Library Winter’s Eve Jurors’ Award Winner. The cash award included a November solo exhibit in the Howard Silverman Gallery. We’re happy to host Jayne Guertin Schlott’s solo exhibit: Haunted by Waters. We hope you will visit the gallery and enjoy Jayne’s exciting artwork. You can meet and talk with Jayne about her art at the opening reception, Nov 7.

Jayne Guertin is a writer, poet and an award-winning photographer. She has exhibited her photographs throughout the country. Her practice is focused on the natural beauty of the vernacular, and looking closely for long periods of time, year after year, in order to understand her subject. She lives in a riparian zone, and is surrounded by streams, ponds and other waterways that are both her muse and mirage. A Pushcart Prize nominee, her written work has been published nationwide and has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Yankee Magazine, Rhode Island Monthly, and various literary journals.

https://www.instagram.com/jaynecguertin/

For more about Winter’s Eve 2019 – ninth Annual Juried Art Exhibit and the Gala Opening (and an artist prospectus – Deadline Nov 9), visit –

https://www.eastgreenwichlibrary.org/winters-eve

Don’t miss Winter’s Eve. It’s a community seasonal highlight.

The Friends of the Library is an all volunteer association of individuals dedicated to supporting Library services and programs. Their vision is for all to enjoy the Library as a community learning and gathering place. Over 400 visitors enter the Library daily. For more information, contact friendseglibrary@gmail.com

RIHA to Host Public ServSafe® Alcohol Training Course @ Radisson Hotel Providence Airport
Nov 18 all-day

Join the RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a ServSafe® Alcohol Training Class for the public on Monday, November 18 at the Radisson Hotel Providence Airport in Warwick. This one-day course 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, any valet parking attendants at an establishment that sells or serves alcohol, and anyone who is responsible for checking identification related to the purchase of alcohol, must receive alcohol server training from a State

Monday Night Football at GPub @ Providence GPub
Nov 18 @ 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Monday Night Football at GPub @ Providence GPub | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Every Monday during football season, come to GPub to take advantage of beer bucket promos and slider specials while catching all the action on our 17 LED TVs!

Unplugged: Live Music Series @ Rooftop at the Providence G
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Unplugged: Live Music Series @ Rooftop at the Providence G | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday in November, Rooftop at the Providence G is thrilled to be welcoming musicians for our Unplugged: Live Music Series! The performances are from 6-9 p.m. each date. Take in the views, tap your toes, and try our new fall dinner menu this November.

Audition Techniques @ The Gamm Theatre
Nov 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Audition Techniques @ The Gamm Theatre | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

November 4 – December 16

Seven Sessions

Mondays 6:30 – 9:30pm

Instructor: Fred Sullivan Jr.

Tuition: $350

Preparing to audition for an upcoming production or for a school program? Looking to hone your skills and work on a few new monologues? The Gamm Studio can prepare you to audition with skill and confidence. This class will focus on preparing two contrasting monologues as well as offer tips and techniques to successfully prepare for cold readings and incorporating on-the-fly direction. Students will also practice their “presentation-of-self” and all other aspects related to the audition. Please prepare a monologue for the first day of class. This class is suitable for beginners.

It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and other stories: Author Talk @ East Providence Public Library
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and other stories: Author Talk @ East Providence Public Library | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Brendan Doherty (former Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police) and Joe Broadmeadow (Retired Captain from East Providence Police) will discuss their new book, It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and Other Stories. Doherty and Broadmeadow take you inside the investigations, covert surveillances, and murky world of informants in the war against Organized Crime. Make no mistake about it; it was a war targeting the insidious nature of the mob and their detrimental effect on Rhode Island and throughout New England.

Books will be available for sale and signing.

Nov
19
Tue
Arrival From Sweden: The Music of ABBA @ The VETS
Nov 19 all-day
Arrival From Sweden: The Music of ABBA @ The VETS | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Arrival from Sweden was founded by Vicky Zetterberg in 1995 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Arrival from Sweden very soon became one of the world’s most popular and most selling ABBA show band. Since the start in 1995 the band has toured in close to fifty-five countries and has appeared in several TV and radio shows all over the world. Since 2007 Arrival from Sweden has made 42 successful tours in the USA.

This show has sold out arenas and venues all over the world since 1995 and is the absolute best and most authentic ABBA show there is. Hits like: Dancing Queen, Mamma Mia, Does Your Mother Know, Take A Chance, SOS, The Winner Takes It All, Super Trouper, Money Money Money, Waterloo, Honey Honey, Fernando, I Do I Do I Do, Chiquitita, Knowing Me Knowing You, Summer Night City, Thank You For The Music, Lay All Your Love On Me, Gimme Gimme Gimme and many more are delivered with such accuracy that it’s hard to believe that it’s not the real ABBA on stage.

Arrival From Sweden has also played with more than sixty symphony orchestras throughout the world, has exact copies of the original staging clothes of ABBA, a permission granted by the ABBA clothing designer, and is also the only group who has been given an unreleased ABBA song directly from Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson of ABBA. The song “Just A Notion” is soon due for a worldwide release.

Millions of people all around the world celebrate this show as the best ABBA show in the world; in fact this is the only ABBA show the world needs. This production is the closest you will ever get to see ABBA!

Haunted By Waters – Art by Jayne Guertin Schlott @ East Greenwich Free Library
Nov 19 all-day
Haunted By Waters - Art by Jayne Guertin Schlott @ East Greenwich Free Library | East Greenwich | Rhode Island | United States

Haunted By Waters opens on Nov. 2 – Nov. 26, with an opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 7, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Jayne Guertin Schlott was the 2018 East Greenwich Library Winter’s Eve Jurors’ Award Winner. The cash award included a November solo exhibit in the Howard Silverman Gallery. We’re happy to host Jayne Guertin Schlott’s solo exhibit: Haunted by Waters. We hope you will visit the gallery and enjoy Jayne’s exciting artwork. You can meet and talk with Jayne about her art at the opening reception, Nov 7.

Jayne Guertin is a writer, poet and an award-winning photographer. She has exhibited her photographs throughout the country. Her practice is focused on the natural beauty of the vernacular, and looking closely for long periods of time, year after year, in order to understand her subject. She lives in a riparian zone, and is surrounded by streams, ponds and other waterways that are both her muse and mirage. A Pushcart Prize nominee, her written work has been published nationwide and has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Yankee Magazine, Rhode Island Monthly, and various literary journals.

https://www.instagram.com/jaynecguertin/

For more about Winter’s Eve 2019 – ninth Annual Juried Art Exhibit and the Gala Opening (and an artist prospectus – Deadline Nov 9), visit –

https://www.eastgreenwichlibrary.org/winters-eve

Don’t miss Winter’s Eve. It’s a community seasonal highlight.

The Friends of the Library is an all volunteer association of individuals dedicated to supporting Library services and programs. Their vision is for all to enjoy the Library as a community learning and gathering place. Over 400 visitors enter the Library daily. For more information, contact friendseglibrary@gmail.com

Marketing to Scale: Driving Local and Global Growth @ Cambridge Innovation Center
Nov 19 all-day
Marketing to Scale: Driving Local and Global Growth @ Cambridge Innovation Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

On Tuesday, November 19, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Association of Marketing Professionals of Rhode Island (AMP-RI) presents “Marketing to Scale: Driving Local and Global Growth.” The event will be held at the Cambridge Innovation Center located at 225 Dyer Street, Providence. Guest speaker is Janice Dru, senior marketing director of the Cambridge Innovation Center, who will provide her expertise on building marketing to grow with a company that is scaling fast, building corporate relationships, and how to enter new business markets. Tickets for this event are $12 for non-members, $7 for students, and $20 at the door, and include a tour of the new Center. This is event is free for AMP-RI members. RSVP by November 18, at amp-ri.com/rsvp.

2-D Mixed Media Collage and Acrylics with Claire Bowen @ Bristol Art Museum
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2-D Mixed Media Collage and Acrylics with Claire Bowen
Tuesdays, November 5-December 3 | 10 am – noon
$175 BAM Members | $185 Non-Members

Practicing a variety of mediums in ones work can be a new challenge but creatively inspiring. This class will help the individual explore several combinations of using more than one medium in their work. Demonstrations on process, and guidance will be used to coach individuals to help find their own voice. Introduction and use of “tools and tricks of the trade” will be shared. Fun exploration is highly encouraged!

All levels are welcome and no experience necessary.