Calendar of events

January 21 — 27, 2018

Found 30 events

Monday, January 22

Toe Jam Puppet Band

10:00 AM
Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Buttonwood Park Zoo every Monday morning at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Cranberries and the Cranberry Industry

Brian Wick joins us from the Cape Cod Cranberry Growers Association with a talk on Cranberries and the Cranberry industry. He will enlighten us on all there is to know about these little berries and how their industry developed and evolved in our …

Tuesday, January 23

Tuesday trail team in Westport

9:00 AM
The Westport Land Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to join a weekly group to beautify and maintain the more than 10 miles of trails managed by WLCT. The “Tuesday Trail Team” will meet …

Pioneering Sounds: R.E.M.

Pioneering Sounds is a music discussion group at the Seekonk Library. Join us on January 23rd at 6 PM for our discussion of R.E.M. and their debut album, Murmur. For more information visit www.seekonkpl.org or contact us at library@seekonkpl.org …

Wednesday, January 24

Make All Occasion Cards

6:00 PM
Patricia Quinn, A long time crafter and educator with Stampin’ Up! will lead this workshop to show you how to add a personal touch and have fun creating your own cards and gift card holders. You will leave with your own customized card and gift …

Gnomes warm up the night in East Providence

6:30 PM
Defying categorization, The Gnomes fuse their warm folk-rock edge with original tunes and a wide-ranging repertoire that spans the globe. Phil Edmonds, Cathy Clasper-Torch, Mike Fischman, …

Vision Workshop: Transportation in RI

6:30 PM
The Rhode Island Division of Planning is seeking help from the public. We are crafting a vision, goals, and future investment priorities for the STATEWIDE LONG-RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN. Please join us for a Vision Workshop where we …

Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya' at the Gamm

7:30 PM
On an over-crowded country estate, a retired art professor, his second wife, and the daughter and brother-in-law from his first marriage navigate mid-life crises, unrequited love, a last-minute …

Finding Phebe: Uncovering the History of Slavery in Warren, Rhode Island

Although the town of Warren, Rhode Island in the 18th century was surrounded by the slave centers of Newport, Bristol and Providence, its small size has made it a footnote in what has been written about slavery and the slave trade. Building on the …

Thursday, January 25

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.

The Gordon School Educational Series Continues with a Discussion of Anxiety in Children

6:00 PM
Noted author and psychotherapist Lynn Lyons leads discussion on “breaking the worry cycle” in children and families. As part of its ongoing educational series for parents and caregivers, the Gordon School will host psychotherapist and …

'Streetcar Named Desire' in Fall River

7:30 PM
Considered by many to be the greatest of Tennessee Williams’ dramas, "A Streetcar Named Desire" is set in New Orleans and tells the story of the DuBois family's fall from grandeur. Much like …

Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya' at the Gamm

7:30 PM
On an over-crowded country estate, a retired art professor, his second wife, and the daughter and brother-in-law from his first marriage navigate mid-life crises, unrequited love, a last-minute …

Friday, January 26

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 …

'Streetcar Named Desire' in Fall River

7:30 PM
Considered by many to be the greatest of Tennessee Williams’ dramas, "A Streetcar Named Desire" is set in New Orleans and tells the story of the DuBois family's fall from grandeur. Much like …

Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya' at the Gamm

7:30 PM
On an over-crowded country estate, a retired art professor, his second wife, and the daughter and brother-in-law from his first marriage navigate mid-life crises, unrequited love, a last-minute …

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

7:30 PM
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike January 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 2018 Our performances start at 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:00pm on Sundays. For reservations and guest tickets, contact the box office by phone at …

Saturday, January 27

Free Tai Chi Class

9:00 AM
Bay Spring Community Center, 180 Narragansett Ave. Barrington. Join Master Li or Adam for Tai-chi, an ancient art of health and longevity. You wil learn traditional practices of breathing, postures, stretching and health in a relaxed session. Class …

Mount Hope Farm - Farmers Market

9:00 AM
Join us Saturday morning in the Barn and help support local farmers and artists! This week we will have vegetables, apples, mushrooms, biscuit sandwiches, meat, and fish. You can also get a jump start on your Valentines Day shopping with handmade …

Winter Art Classes at Linden Place Mansion

9:00 AM
Linden Place Mansion is offering three Saturday morning art classes this winter on January 20, 27 and February 3, 2018. This three-day, morning course from 9am-11:30am is designed for young artists (ages 8-11) who like to do a variety of art …

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 …

Riverside Little League Meat & LOBSTAH Raffle!

11:30 AM
Meat & LOBSTAH Raffle! COMEDY CONNECTION Noon - 3pm (doors open at 11:30) ⚾️55” LED HDTV ⚾️Huge Prime Ribs ⚾️Incredible Lobsters ⚾️Beef ⚾️Pork Ribs and Loins ⚾️Bonless Turkeys …

Robbie Burns Dinner Celebration

6:00 PM
All-inclusive evening of Scottish revelry, with scotch, haggis! Enjoy five courses, Burns poetry readings, and music. Bring your kilts and bagpipes!

Michael DiMucci in Concert: Jazz & Standards

7:00 PM
Michael DiMucci tenor, Andy DiPaola, piano, & John Curzio bass, present a concert of Jazz and standards at the Blackstone valley historical society on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 7 PM. A concert of some of the most important and influential …

'Streetcar Named Desire' in Fall River

7:30 PM
Considered by many to be the greatest of Tennessee Williams’ dramas, "A Streetcar Named Desire" is set in New Orleans and tells the story of the DuBois family's fall from grandeur. Much like …

Chekhov's 'Uncle Vanya' at the Gamm

7:30 PM
On an over-crowded country estate, a retired art professor, his second wife, and the daughter and brother-in-law from his first marriage navigate mid-life crises, unrequited love, a last-minute …

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

7:30 PM
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike January 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 2018 Our performances start at 7:30pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and at 2:00pm on Sundays. For reservations and guest tickets, contact the box office by phone at …

Community Yoga

Join us for the Saturday morning Community Yoga series to be held at Seekonk Library, beginning Saturday, January 6 at 10 AM. The suggested donation for this series will be $5.00/class with all proceeds donated to The Friends of the Seekonk Public …

January 21 — 27, 2018

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