Calendar of events

May 22 — 28, 2016

Found 41 events

Thursday, May 26

Spring migration is here!

8:00 AM
May is the peak month for spring bird migration, with different species moving through each week. Get in on the best birding of the year with Audubon! Novice birders are welcome. Walks are geared for …

'Traveling Life of a Corporate Wife' this May in Barrington

9:00 AM
Throughout the month of May, Barrington Public Library displays a collection of photographs titled “Traveling Life of a Corporate Wife” by Rhode Island native, Sherry Notarangelo. Ms. Notarangelo’s photographs were taken while …

Year One: A First Year of Bird Photography By Jason Major

9:00 AM
At the start of 2015 Jason Major made a resolution to improve his photography skills by capturing images of the birds that can be found in the Ocean State. He quickly learned there is an amazing variety that can be found within just a few miles of …

Children’s story hour in Barrington

10:00 AM
Come to Barrington Books and hear Miss Margie read several theme-related story and picture books geared towards the pre-school set, followed by craft time allowing the children to express their creativity based on the fun facts and stories they …

Young children’s story hour

10:00 AM
Bring your little ones for stories geared for 3- to 5-year-olds. Includes a craft and light snack.

Children’s reading circle in Westport

10:30 AM
Partners Village Store children’s reading and activity hour geared for preschool children. Come join the fun every Thursday as we read stories, enjoy snacks and a craft activity.

Toddler tales at the Zoo

10:30 AM
Enjoy a zooper fun story time at the zoo, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Includes a snack and a craft/activity. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Tea & Talk lecture series at Blithewold

2:00 PM
Each lecture will feature an expert historian, who will highlight a topic relating to Blithewold's history, followed by a full tea service in the Mansion's Dining Room. Topics include Blithewold's archival doll collection from around the world, the …

Art night launches fifth season

5:30 PM
Once a month from May through September, everyday art connoisseurs can mingle with a spectrum of artists in a family-friendly atmosphere. For a complete schedule of events, visit www.artnightbristolwarren.org. In addition to open studios and …

Come Color with Us!

6:30 PM
Color along with Curly's Mojo at Barrington Books! Meet the artist and designer behind Curly's Mojo, publishers of Coloring Books for Adults and Children of all Ages. "Curly" and "Mo" will lead a coloring session and read from their …

'Late Nite Catechism' at Trinity

7:30 PM
Catechism classes are never as much fun—or as hilarious—as when they are led by "Sister" in this international hit comedy. An uproarious and habit-forming interactive comedy that will strike a …

BarKode Jazz Trio, in Newport

7:30 PM
May 26-BarKode Jazz Trio with Michael Barclay de Tolly, guitar, Pavol Kozma, drums & Peter Bodner, bass.

Oklahoma! at Trinity Rep

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep closes out its 52nd season Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, directed and choreographed by 2015 Emmy Award winner Richard Jenkins and Sharon Jenkins and featuring Joe Wilson, Jr. as Jud and Charlie …

'The Winter's Tale' at the Gamm

8:00 PM
Celebrating the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, The Gamm takes an epic, exhilarating journey through "The Winter’s Tale", one of the last and most strikingly beautiful of our favorite author’s plays. A royal family is ripped apart when …

Friday, May 27

Spring migration is here!

8:00 AM
May is the peak month for spring bird migration, with different species moving through each week. Get in on the best birding of the year with Audubon! Novice birders are welcome. Walks are geared for …

'Traveling Life of a Corporate Wife' this May in Barrington

9:00 AM
Throughout the month of May, Barrington Public Library displays a collection of photographs titled “Traveling Life of a Corporate Wife” by Rhode Island native, Sherry Notarangelo. Ms. Notarangelo’s photographs were taken while …

Year One: A First Year of Bird Photography By Jason Major

9:00 AM
At the start of 2015 Jason Major made a resolution to improve his photography skills by capturing images of the birds that can be found in the Ocean State. He quickly learned there is an amazing variety that can be found within just a few miles of …

Bike shop's launch party at Newport Vineyards

5:30 PM
Riding your bike just got a lot easier. Whether you are a hardcore cyclist, a casual rider, or a family looking for bicycling fun, Velofix, a mobile bike shop that comes to you with tools, parts, …

Opening reception: Bristol in Mind

6:30 PM
In this exhibit at the Bristol Art Museum, Willy Heeks presents us with artwork that is the outgrowth of his memories and musings of Bristol. These collected artworks are a result of Heeks’ private culture, creative energy and masterful capacity …

'Late Nite Catechism' at Trinity

7:30 PM
Catechism classes are never as much fun—or as hilarious—as when they are led by "Sister" in this international hit comedy. An uproarious and habit-forming interactive comedy that will strike a …

Oklahoma! at Trinity Rep

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep closes out its 52nd season Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, directed and choreographed by 2015 Emmy Award winner Richard Jenkins and Sharon Jenkins and featuring Joe Wilson, Jr. as Jud and Charlie …

'The Winter's Tale' at the Gamm

8:00 PM
Celebrating the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, The Gamm takes an epic, exhilarating journey through "The Winter’s Tale", one of the last and most strikingly beautiful of our favorite author’s plays. A royal family is ripped apart when …

Rehoboth Contra Dance this Friday

8:00 PM
There will be a Rehoboth contra dance on Friday, May 27, at 8 p.m. at Goff Memorial Hall, 124 Bay State Road, Rehoboth. All dances will be taught by caller Lucia Watson. Music will be performed by House on Fire. Beginners welcome. Partners not …

Saturday, May 28

Spring migration is here!

8:00 AM
May is the peak month for spring bird migration, with different species moving through each week. Get in on the best birding of the year with Audubon! Novice birders are welcome. Walks are geared for …

'Traveling Life of a Corporate Wife' this May in Barrington

9:00 AM
Throughout the month of May, Barrington Public Library displays a collection of photographs titled “Traveling Life of a Corporate Wife” by Rhode Island native, Sherry Notarangelo. Ms. Notarangelo’s photographs were taken while …

Mount Hope Farmers Market moves outdoors

9:00 AM
The Mount Hope Year-round Farmers Market will kick off its summer season on Saturday, May 28, at Mount Hope Farm in Bristol. The market will set up in the South Pasture, where there’s plenty of …

Year One: A First Year of Bird Photography By Jason Major

9:00 AM
At the start of 2015 Jason Major made a resolution to improve his photography skills by capturing images of the birds that can be found in the Ocean State. He quickly learned there is an amazing variety that can be found within just a few miles of …

Saturday Trail Team in Westport

9:15 AM
The Saturday Trail Team will begin meeting at 9:15 am at the Westport Town Farm, 830 Drift Road, on May 7th and continue throughout the summer. For more information or to join the team, contact: Brendan P. Buckless, Outreach and Stewardship …

Aquidneck Growers Market

10:00 AM
With a changing selection of artisan vendors, the markets also hosts live local music. Shoppers can pick up their weekly fresh and local food supplies while checking out Newport Vineyards and Winery …

Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival

10:00 AM
Since 1965, this festival has kicked off summer with a day outside shopping, eating, and spending time with friends. Today, the Gaspee Days Arts & Crafts Festival brings together over 100 fine artisans featuring one-of-a-kind items that they may …

Introduction to plein air painting

10:00 AM
This is an introductory course to landscape and plein air painting with oil paint. Working outside and from life, we will focus on gesture paintings to become less precious, and put emphasis on how to begin a painting and how to talk about them. Our …

Exploring Blithewold's Spring Gardens with Gardens Manager Gail Read

1:00 PM
 Take advantage of one of Garden Manager Gail Read's weekly guided tours of the gardens and grounds as our flowers and plants begin unfolding after their winter rest. From daffodils to flowering trees, fiddlehead ferns and native wildflowers, there …

Exploring the Spring Garden

1:00 PM
Take advantage of one of Garden Manager Gail Read's weekly guided tours of the gardens and grounds as our flowers and plants begin unfolding after their winter rest. From daffodils to flowering …

Go Inside a Dog's Mind with Victoria Coe!

1:00 PM
Join us as we welcome children's book author, Victoria J. Coe for a signing of her new book, FENWAY & HATTIE, Saturday, May 28th at 1:00pm in our Barrington location. Victoria will help us get inside a dog's mind through imagination …

Jazz at Greenvale Vineyards

1:00 PM
The Jazz Series concerts are held at the Tasting Room at Greenvale Vineyards from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday through December 10. For a schedule of weekly performers, visit the website at …

Saturday Strolls at Blithewold

1:30 PM
Docents tell a story of the Van Wickle/Mckee family, the original owners of this beautiful seaside garden estate. Visitors experience breathtaking views of Narragansett Bay and see the Mansion decorated with original furnishings just as it was when …

Letterboxing with Audubon

2:00 PM
An Audubon educator will teach you how to use a compass and map, and be your guide as you search for clues through different habitats. Adults must accompany children. Registration is required. WHERE: Audubon Environmental Education Center, …

Reflections in Rhode Island at Barrington Library

2:00 PM
Reflections in Rhode Island is a dramatic performance featuring monologues from the life stories of seniors. This multi-media staged oral history event is both moving and memorable and especially appropriate for the Memorial Day Weekend.  WHERE: …

'Late Nite Catechism' at Trinity

7:30 PM
Catechism classes are never as much fun—or as hilarious—as when they are led by "Sister" in this international hit comedy. An uproarious and habit-forming interactive comedy that will strike a …

Oklahoma! at Trinity Rep

7:30 PM
Trinity Rep closes out its 52nd season Rebels, Renegades and Pioneers with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, directed and choreographed by 2015 Emmy Award winner Richard Jenkins and Sharon Jenkins and featuring Joe Wilson, Jr. as Jud and Charlie …

'The Winter's Tale' at the Gamm

8:00 PM
Celebrating the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, The Gamm takes an epic, exhilarating journey through "The Winter’s Tale", one of the last and most strikingly beautiful of our favorite author’s plays. A royal family is ripped apart when …

May 22 — 28, 2016

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