Courtesy of the Rhode Island Philharmonic.

2/16 Harry Potter in Concert

Why: Relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets live in concert. The whole family can enjoy the iconic tunes of John Williams’s otherworldly scores from the movie adaptations, played by the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. Close your eyes and be transported to the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Where: Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence.
More Info: Call 421-2787 or visit ppacri.org

Feb 16 all-day Linden Place
In observance of Black History Month in February, Linden Place Mansion in Bristol will host a special presentation in Linden Place Mansion focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the triangle Slave Trade. Featured in the PBS film “Traces of the Trade”, The DeWolf family, Bristol’s premier family in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, was once...
Feb 16 all-day Ink Fish Books
Meet the folks from Savory Fare for a tasting of their recipes. At Ink Fish Books Saturday, Feb. 16 1 p.m. Savory Fare is a Rhode Island based meal delivery service that offers single servings of fresh and frozen dishes. Our service is great for seniors, those recuperating, new parents, and busy individuals looking for convenience. We deliver to Providence,...
Feb 16 all-day Canonicus Camp & Conference Center
Patients are increasingly looking for mental health care options that go beyond medications and conventional therapy, turning to alternative and complementary medicine. And with good reason. Scientific evidence for the effectiveness of integrative treatment modalities continues to expand and includes research on nutrition, dietary supplements, mind-body interventions, spiritual counseling and plant medicine, in addition to conventional treatments. The Integrative Mental...
Feb 16 all-day The Courthouse Center for the Arts
Dressed two the nines, Dean Ford embodies Prince with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever get to the real thing. Ford and company perform all the hits you know and love, including the “Purple Rain” album in its entirety. But, it’s more than just the songs. He’s got the look, the...
Feb 16 all-day Various venues in Rhode Island
Tenth Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival Celebrating A Decade of Wonder: February 15-28, Films. Presentations. Workshops. Field Trips. Extraordinary independent and international films that cultivate empathy, foster a global perspective, spark new ideas and inspire audiences to think critically about their world. Tickets on sale and full film schedule available mid-January.  Festival Highlights More than 140 thoughtfully curated films from thirty-five-plus...
Feb 16 all-day Greenwich Odeum
Calling all Rhode Island performers! The East Greenwich Summer Arts and Festival Organization has opened up the Video Auditions for the 2019 Race to the Stage music competition. Submit your online video to audition for the live performance of Race to the Stage held on April 28, from 3-5 p.m. at the Greenwich Odeum. Here’s your chance to bring your...
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Cathedral of St. John
Get a solid foundation for facilitating discussions about race. Great training for book club leaders and other folks who want to bring a graceful discussion of race into their communities. The day will include: • The vocabulary of race and racial justice • The history of slavery in Rhode Island and how that affects everyone today • Engaging discussion activities...
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Providence Children's Museum
Amazing Engineers invent things that amaze us in the moment. Think jaw-dropping space launch. But many of us take for granted much in this engineered world that is everyday amazing, like clean drinking water at the turn of a faucet. The annual Society of Women Engineers event will celebrate engineers and how they improve our lives through hands on experiences....
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Providence Children's Museum
Amazing Engineers invent things that amaze us in the moment. Think jaw-dropping space launch. But many of us take for granted much in this engineered world that is everyday amazing, like clean drinking water at the turn of a faucet. The annual Society of Women Engineers event will celebrate engineers and how they improve our lives through hands on experiences....
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm Greenwich Odeum
Join us to watch the 2019 Oscar Nominated Short Films (Animated Category) on the Odeum’s big screen! Animated Shorts (Estimated Running Time: seventy-six minutes) Bao – Domee Shi and Becky Neimann-Cobb, USA, eight min. Late Afternoon – Louise Bagnall and Nuria Gonzalez Blanco, Ireland, ten min. Animal Behaviour – Alison Snowden and David Fine, Canada, fourteen min. Weekends – Trevor...
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
In this 10-week course, students will study and apply different acting techniques which may be utilized for their individual or group work. Students will be given the opportunity to work on monologues, and scenes from one act or full length plays with scene partners. Actors will be provided with feedback and guidance directly from their instructor, as well as class...
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm The RISE Playhouse
Rise presents our fourth semi-annual cabaret fundraiser: Love on the Rise, an evening of Love, Food and Showtunes. Rhode Island Stage Ensemble, one of the Ocean State’s premier community theater companies, is thrilled to announce our fourth semi-annual cabaret fundraiser, Love on the Rise. A perfect Valentine’s Day Weekend event – for singles, couples, or anyone else – this spectacular...
Feb 16 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
Based on the hit 1992 film, Sister Act is the musical comedy smash that has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody at a convent! Filled with gospel music and outrageous dancing, Sister Act is reason to rejoice. Parental discretion advised (Includes some violence, use of weapons,...
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm courthouse center for the arts
Dressed two the nines, Dean Ford embodies Prince with every fiber of his being, giving you a show as close as you will ever get to the real thing. Ford and company perform all the hits you know and love, including the “Purple Rain” album in its entirety. But, it’s more than just the songs. He’s got the look, the...
Feb 16 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm Blackstone River Theatre
Get ready for an unforgettable night of music as fiddler Mari Black and accordionist Cory Pesaturo team up to present a dynamic exploration of improvisation-driven music from around the globe. You’ll be on the edge of your seat as this stunningly virtuosic duo spins together a magical journey featuring rhythmic jazz tunes, fiery klezmer horas, passionate tangos, playful American rags, driving Celtic reels, and...
Feb 17 all-day Canonicus Camp & Conference Center
Patients are increasingly looking for mental health care options that go beyond medications and conventional therapy, turning to alternative and complementary medicine. And with good reason. Scientific evidence for the effectiveness of integrative treatment modalities continues to expand and includes research on nutrition, dietary supplements, mind-body interventions, spiritual counseling and plant medicine, in addition to conventional treatments. The Integrative Mental...
Feb 17 all-day Various venues in Rhode Island
Tenth Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival Celebrating A Decade of Wonder: February 15-28, Films. Presentations. Workshops. Field Trips. Extraordinary independent and international films that cultivate empathy, foster a global perspective, spark new ideas and inspire audiences to think critically about their world. Tickets on sale and full film schedule available mid-January.  Festival Highlights More than 140 thoughtfully curated films from thirty-five-plus...
Feb 17 all-day Greenwich Odeum
Calling all Rhode Island performers! The East Greenwich Summer Arts and Festival Organization has opened up the Video Auditions for the 2019 Race to the Stage music competition. Submit your online video to audition for the live performance of Race to the Stage held on April 28, from 3-5 p.m. at the Greenwich Odeum. Here’s your chance to bring your...
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm The Towers
Free informal tours of The Towers with aspiring history buff Chris. Read our history display, take in our ballroom and weather permitting, enjoy the sweeping view from our deck. Donation suggested.
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
Are you looking to start on a career path or interested in making a career change? Then the Green Scene panel discussion series at Blithewold is for you. This informal outreach session will offer attendees of all ages an inside look at the green world, the people who live it and some of the careers that are leading the way...
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Ink Fish Books
Pop-up at Ink Fish Books, Sunday, Feb 17 1-3 p.m. Eat, enjoy, and browse for your next book! Original and homemade Jamaican patties by JA Patty. Check out both the meat and vegetarian options.
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Newport Marriott Hotel
Bruneau and Co. Auctioneers presents “Toys as Art” on Sunday, Feb. 17 from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Marriott, 25 America’s Cup Ave., in Newport as part of the Newport Winter Festival. The event will include a presentation and display as well as the opportunity to have any toy, comic, collectible, fine art or antique receive a free verbal appraisal,...
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm Blithewold Mansion, Gardens, and Arboretum
The Dining Room at Blithewold has always been a place where fine meals have been served to cherished guests. Today friends gather and exchange stories while delighting in a cup of tea, freshly baked scones with sweet cream, and a three-tiered tray filled with sweet and savory treats. Simply luxurious! Share a Valentine’s Tea with your loved ones. Come in,...
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm Granoff Creative Art Center, Brown University
Michelle Memran’s film “The Rest I Make Up” documents the final fifteen years of the life of Obie Award winning, Cuban-American playwright Maria Irene Fornes, who died October 30, 2018 from complications related to Alzheimer’s Disease. Fornes is often referred to as American theater’s “Mother Avant-Garde.” When she gradually stops writing due to dementia, an unexpected friendship with filmmaker Michelle...
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Parkour
For fans and musicians of all ages, the Parlour Jazz Jam occurs on the third Sunday of each month with a rotating house band, cool jammers, and a very appreciative audience. The February house band will be Eric Hofbauer (guitar), Tony Leva (bass), and Dylan Jack (drums), digging deep into the Wayne Shorter catalog. In an exciting variation on our...
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm Greenwich Odeum
Martin Sexton returns with what Rolling Stone calls his “soul-marinated voice,” acoustic guitar and a suitcase full of heartfelt songs. The winter tour begins with an extensive run through Europe then takes Martin across North America trying out new material as well as reinventing his own classics for these critically-acclaimed solo performances. Still fiercely independent and headlining venues from The Fillmore...
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
Based on the hit 1992 film, Sister Act is the musical comedy smash that has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody at a convent! Filled with gospel music and outrageous dancing, Sister Act is reason to rejoice. Parental discretion advised (Includes some violence, use of weapons,...
Feb 18 all-day Various venues in Rhode Island
Tenth Annual Providence Children’s Film Festival Celebrating A Decade of Wonder: February 15-28, Films. Presentations. Workshops. Field Trips. Extraordinary independent and international films that cultivate empathy, foster a global perspective, spark new ideas and inspire audiences to think critically about their world. Tickets on sale and full film schedule available mid-January.  Festival Highlights More than 140 thoughtfully curated films from thirty-five-plus...
Feb 18 all-day Greenwich Odeum
Calling all Rhode Island performers! The East Greenwich Summer Arts and Festival Organization has opened up the Video Auditions for the 2019 Race to the Stage music competition. Submit your online video to audition for the live performance of Race to the Stage held on April 28, from 3-5 p.m. at the Greenwich Odeum. Here’s your chance to bring your...
Feb 18 all-day Warwick Center for the Arts
We are excited to announce our 2019 School Vacation Art Camp. Choose from two: Ages 6-11 with offerings such as Art of Yoga and Cartooning, and our teen camp, ages twelve through seventeen, with classes such as Comic Books, Manga Drawing, and Mixed Media, plus many more! Your child or teen can stretch his or her imagination and artistic skills...