Events Calendar 2017-18

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Children & Families

Easter Egg Hunt - Westerly, RI

Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 24, 2018 Wilcox Park Westerly, RI
There will be three egg hunts, for ages 1-3, ages 4 – 5, and ages 6 – 8. This annual spring time event will feature a visit with the Easter Bunny and Lucky the Duck. There will be plenty of candy for all in attendance. Rain date is March 25.
Time: 1 p.m.

Visit with the Easter Bunny - Providence, RI

Mar 24, 2018 - Mar 31, 2018 Carousel Village at Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Avenue Providence, RI
Come to the Carousel Village for visits with the Easter Bunny. After your visit, enjoy the historic carousel, bounce house, and Boundless playground! Carousel rides and bounce house access not included with $5 fee. Dates: March 24, 25, 30, and 31.
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Admission: Visits are $5 per child (ages 2-12)


Jay Leno - Providence, RI

Mar 22, 2018 - Mar 22, 2018 Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset Street Providence, RI
Late night show host and comedian Jay Leno is an outgrowth of Leno's Youtube channel, which has garnered Emmy Awards Special Class–Short-Format Nonfiction Programs.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $45-$125


Undressing History: Women’s Clothes & Unmentionables From the 19th Century - Providence and Newport, RI

Mar 6, 2018 - May 3, 2018 See description below Providence and Newport, RI
During this program, historical costumer Carrie Midura will tell some of the secrets (and stuffing) that were hidden beneath the leg-o-mutton sleeves and shelf-like bustle gowns of the 19th century, using a combination of created period reproductions and original garments from her private collection. Two dates:
March 6 at Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent St., Providence, 6 p.m. Free admission
May 3 at Newport Historical Society Resource Center, 82 Touro Street, Newport. 5:30 p.m. $5
Time: See description above
Admission: See description above


Traditional Irish Music Sessions - Newport, RI

Mar 4, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 Fastnet Pub,One Broadway Newport, RI
Live traditional Irish music session hosted by A. O. Gutierrez, Tim May, and Jack Wright. No cover. Family-friendly - arrive early to secure a table if you plan to eat.
Time: Every Sunday, 6-9 p.m.
Telephone: 401-845-9311

Music in the Galleries with The Multifarious Project - Newport, RI

Mar 25, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018 Newport Art Museum, 680 Bellevue Avenue Newport, RI
A cross genre duo that bridges the gaps between many musical disciplines, Ariel and Victor created the Multifarious Project, in which the duo explores a wide range of musical genres from classical repertoire, renaissance lute pieces, tango, romantic Spanish songs and lullabies, jazz standards, folk music, pop, as well as original compositions. They will be joined by special guest Virginia Sindelar on the flute.
Time: 4 p.m.
Admission: $15

Michael McDonald - Providence, RI

May 6, 2018 - May 6, 2018 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts Providence, RI
Hailing from St. Louis, McDonald arrived in Los Angeles in the early 1970s. In the mid-’70s McDonald was invited to join the Doobie Brothers as the band redefined their sound with McDonald serving as singer, keyboardist and songwriter on such Top 40 singles as “Takin’ It To The Streets,” “It Keeps You Runnin’,” “Minute By Minute” and “What A Fool Believes.”
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $50-$70
Telephone: 401-421-2787

Science & Nature

Screening of "Amazon Adventures: A True Story of Scientific Discovery" - East Greenwich, RI

Mar 22, 2018 - Mar 22, 2018 Showcase Cinema, 1200 Quaker Lane, ) East Greenwich, RI
Discover the wonders and mystery of the Amazon at Roger William Park Zoo's public movie screening of "Amazon Adventures: A True Story of Scientific Discovery." Amazon Adventures is a 45 minute, non animated movie, and appropriate for ages 5 and older.
Time: $10/person
Admission: Please arrive at 6:30 p.m. for check in; movie starts at 7 p.m.


"Menopause The Musical" - Providence, RI

May 10, 2018 - May 10, 2018 Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts Providence, RI
Set in a department store, four women meet while shopping for a black lace bra at a lingerie sale. After noticing similarities among one another, the cast jokes about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain and much more. These women form a sisterhood and unique bond with the entire audience
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $58 - $38