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Friday, April 26

Spring Book Sale at Weaver Library

9:00 AM
The Friends of the East Providence Public Library will hold a Spring Book Sale on Fri. & Sat., April 26 & 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Thousands of books will be available. Hard and soft cover books are $1, children’s 50¢, …

Women's history exhibit in Bristol

1:00 PM
In honor of Women's History Month, the Bristol Historical and Preservation Society, at 48 Court St. in Bristol, is pleased to announce a new exhibit entitled "Never Done: Women's Work in …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Barbara Swanson & Lynn Hughes

5:30 PM
Join RE/MAX River's Edge for our Local Artist Opening Reception on Friday, April 26th from 5:30-8 PM sponsored by our very own Anne Kellerman. We will be featuring local artists Barbara Swanson and Lynn Hughes. Visitors are welcome to visit …

Karaoke in Tiverton

6:00 PM
The Knights of Columbus will host karaoke on Fridays at their hall at 28 Fish Road in Tiverton. The kitchen will be offering food for purchase beginning at 6 p.m., with karaoke and dancing from 7 to …

The Wolf School's Discover the Difference 2019

6:30 PM
It’s our birthday and you’re invited! Join community co-hosts Al and Gerrie Verrecchia and parent co-hosts Chris and Michele Levy for a spectacular 20th year Birthday Celebration honoring the hundreds of students and families whose …

Guiteras students bring ‘Magic Treehouse’ to the stage this weekend

7:00 PM
The Guiteras Performing Arts Committee will be performing its annual spring musical this weekend, with three performances of “Magic Treehouse: Pirates Past Noon.” The story follows the …

'Shop of Horrors' at Trinity

7:30 PM
A perennially-popular, award-winning musical, Little Shop of Horrors blends doo-wop, rock, and Motown into a charming and totally-twisted must-see Trinity Rep event. A strange and unusual plant seems …

'True West' at the Gamm

7:30 PM
In suburban California, estranged brothers Austin and Lee reunite unexpectedly in their mother’s home. Austin, a family man and budding screenwriter, is at work on a new script. Lee (played by …

Anne Marie Rossi to present “Becomings” in group exhibit at 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 …

Westport Library Book Donation

Donate Used Books to the Westport Library April through August. The Friends of the Westport Library will begin accepting book, CD and DVD donations April 1st for the Summer Paperback Book sale and the huge Annual Book sale in September. Please, …

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