Calendar of events

May 20 — 26, 2018

Found 32 events

Thursday, May 24

Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' at The Gamm

12:00 AM
This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court for the forest in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Judi Guild

9:00 AM
Local Artist Judi Guild's work will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge in Bristol from Monday, April 23rd until Thursday, May 31st. Judi will be hosting an Opening Reception on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Visitors are …

The Rosa Parks House Project

9:00 AM
Ryan Mendoza’s “The Rosa Parks House Project” is an art installation that honors Rosa Parks and the struggles she faced due to her courageous leadership in the civil rights …

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 …

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.

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.

Cocktails & Conversations: What's In A Name- Media, Language & Representation

5:30 PM
This month’s conversation explores how language deployed in the media impacts how we think about gender, race, class, ability and ethnicity. Panelists include Shey Rivera, Executive Director at AS200 and Gabriela Domenzian, Roger Williams …

Cocktails and Conversations: What’s in a Name? Media Language and Representation

5:30 PM
How women and girls are depicted in the media has a huge impact on gender stereotypes and expectations. On May 24, 2018, the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island will host the third Cocktails and Conversations event of the year, with a panel discussion …

Author Min Jin Lee in Westport

6:00 PM
Partners Village Store and Kitchen is pleased to welcome MIN JIN LEE, author of the New York Times bestselling novel PACHINKO to our spring Writers Series on Thursday, May 24th at 6:00pm at the Dedee …

The Value of a Picture: Inside the Art Market

6:00 PM
Learn more about the market for fine art and the process art appraisers use to value objects in this talk with appraiser Michael Rose. This program will give an introduction to the art trade for …

Meet the Author of Books That Transport to Other Places at Barrington Public Library

6:30 PM
Meet the author Donna DeLeo Bruno for a book presentation and signing of her book, Books That Transport to Other Places published in August 2017 at Barrington Public Library on Thursday, May 24 at …

Historic Textiles at BH&PS

7:00 PM
On Thursday, May 24th at 7 p.m., the Bristol Historical and Preservation Society is hosting an illustrated presentation of the extraordinary historic textiles in the Society's collections. Maria Vazquez, textile conservator, will discuss highlights …

Only a few days left to catch 'Ragtime' at Trinity

7:30 PM
Trinity Repertory Company’s production examines how the musical, which is set in 1906, reflects the country’s current political and social climate. Based on the celebrated 1975 novel of …

WSO Spring Series: Awakening the American Spirit #1

7:30 PM
2018 SPRING SERIES- Awakening the American Spirit This May, the Warwick Symphony Orchestra (WSO)- a regional touring orchestra, presents a two-concert Spring Series sponsored by Greenwood Credit Union with beloved works that seek to awaken the …

Friday, May 25

Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' at The Gamm

12:00 AM
This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court for the forest in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Judi Guild

9:00 AM
Local Artist Judi Guild's work will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge in Bristol from Monday, April 23rd until Thursday, May 31st. Judi will be hosting an Opening Reception on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Visitors are …

The Rosa Parks House Project

9:00 AM
Ryan Mendoza’s “The Rosa Parks House Project” is an art installation that honors Rosa Parks and the struggles she faced due to her courageous leadership in the civil rights …

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 …

Murder at the Coal Mines

7:00 PM
The debut performance of an original play based on a true incident from Portsmouth's past

Only a few days left to catch 'Ragtime' at Trinity

7:30 PM
Trinity Repertory Company’s production examines how the musical, which is set in 1906, reflects the country’s current political and social climate. Based on the celebrated 1975 novel of …

Saturday, May 26

Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' at The Gamm

12:00 AM
This celebrated romance follows resourceful young Rosalind as she flees the corruption of court for the forest in search of a more compassionate way to live. Played as a merry game of romance …

Johnnycake & Pancake Breakfast

7:30 AM
The Little Compton Democratic Town Committee will be holding its 19th annual Johnnycake and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 26th, at the Little Compton Community Center on the Commons from 7:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. Come for great food and a lively …

General Stanton Inn Flea Market Celebrates its 53rd Season

8:00 AM
CHARLESTOWN'S GENERAL STANTON INN FLEA MARKET CELEBRATES 53rd SEASON ~Oldest, continually-running Flea Market in Rhode Island~ WHAT: The General Stanton Inn Flea Market, the oldest, continually-running Flea Market in Rhode Island, will …

A royal arrival at Frerich's Farm

9:00 AM
Come to Frerichs Farm in Warren, and celebrate the arrival of the Farm’s new bees! The morning program will begin at 9 a.m. with the installation of the Farm’s bees into the newly …

Local Artist Showcase featuring Judi Guild

9:00 AM
Local Artist Judi Guild's work will be on display at RE/MAX River's Edge in Bristol from Monday, April 23rd until Thursday, May 31st. Judi will be hosting an Opening Reception on Thursday, May 31st from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Visitors are …

Mount Hope Farm - Farmers Market - Outdoor Market Opening Day!

9:00 AM
After the rain made us stay in the barn one more week, we are finally moving to our spot in the field for the summer. This weekend come join us as we officially kick off the spring and summer season with a lot of new vendors as well as returning …

The Rosa Parks House Project

9:00 AM
Ryan Mendoza’s “The Rosa Parks House Project” is an art installation that honors Rosa Parks and the struggles she faced due to her courageous leadership in the civil rights …

Garden Conservancy Open Days Program & Plant Sale at Sakonnet Garden

9:30 AM
Explore the private gardens at Sakonnet in Little Compton, open for self-guided tours and plant sales to benefit the Garden Conservancy. This English-style cottage garden features a series of enchanting garden rooms. The acre-sized main woodland …

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 …

Behind the Scenes Tour of Historic Textiles

10:00 AM
The Bristol Historical & Preservation Society is offering a behind-the-scenes tour of its historic textile collection with textile conservator, Maria Vazquez. Participants will have first hand experience with the objects from the collection and will …

Bombed & Burned Walking Tour

2:00 PM
Historian Rei Battcher, in the persona of Revolutionary War Captain, Simeon Potter, will lead a walking tour along the Bristol waterfront commemorating the 240th anniversary of the burning of Bristol by the British in 1778. On the afternoon …

Only a few days left to catch 'Ragtime' at Trinity

7:30 PM
Trinity Repertory Company’s production examines how the musical, which is set in 1906, reflects the country’s current political and social climate. Based on the celebrated 1975 novel of …

May 20 — 26, 2018

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