Things To Do in February

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:

  • Taste your way around the Ocean State with the Best Doughnuts passport, roar to the Dunk for Monster Jam and make pretty nature-inspired valentines with the kiddos in your February Bucket List.
  • Introverted extroverts: This one’s for you. We’ve rounded up 6 local book clubs you can join this winter.
Feb
24
Mon
Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars @ East Providence Public Library
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Homegrown: The Making of the 1972-73 Providence College Friars @ East Providence Public Library | East Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Getting psyched for March Madness? It’s been nearly fifty years since the Providence College basketball team came within a whisker of the 1973 NCAA Finals. Had PC’s dominant center not been injured in the semifinal game, they likely would’ve met up with the mighty UCLA Bruins for a Finals showdown. Author Paul Lonardo reveals how that once-in-a-lifetime team was assembled and captured the hearts of so many.

Books will be available for sale and signing.

Feb
26
Wed
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

The battle lines for a lower-middle-class Jewish family in the Depression-era Bronx are drawn between the string-pulling parents, who think they know best, and their resistant offspring who have hatched their own dreams of the future. Desiring financial stability in tough times, the family is torn between realism and idealism as they try to navigate their lives.

Feb
27
Thu
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

The battle lines for a lower-middle-class Jewish family in the Depression-era Bronx are drawn between the string-pulling parents, who think they know best, and their resistant offspring who have hatched their own dreams of the future. Desiring financial stability in tough times, the family is torn between realism and idealism as they try to navigate their lives.

Feb
28
Fri
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

The battle lines for a lower-middle-class Jewish family in the Depression-era Bronx are drawn between the string-pulling parents, who think they know best, and their resistant offspring who have hatched their own dreams of the future. Desiring financial stability in tough times, the family is torn between realism and idealism as they try to navigate their lives.

Feb
29
Sat
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

The battle lines for a lower-middle-class Jewish family in the Depression-era Bronx are drawn between the string-pulling parents, who think they know best, and their resistant offspring who have hatched their own dreams of the future. Desiring financial stability in tough times, the family is torn between realism and idealism as they try to navigate their lives.

Mar
1
Sun
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm
RIC Theatre: Awake and Sing! @ Helen Forman Theatre, Rhode Island College | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

The battle lines for a lower-middle-class Jewish family in the Depression-era Bronx are drawn between the string-pulling parents, who think they know best, and their resistant offspring who have hatched their own dreams of the future. Desiring financial stability in tough times, the family is torn between realism and idealism as they try to navigate their lives.

Apr
25
Sat
Back to the Future/RI Preservation Conference @ CCRI Knight Campus
Apr 25 all-day
Back to the Future/RI Preservation Conference @ CCRI Knight Campus | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

Day-long event featuring post-war architecture, historic Warwick, and other historic preservation topics. Twelve tours (bus/walking) of CCRI campus, Warwick neighborhoods, Garden City, Modern houses. Twelve workshops on climate change, mapping, preserving Modern buildings, and more. Keynote speech by George Smart of USModernist (national nonprofit for the documentation, preservation, and promotion of Modernist design). Registration opens in March.