Calendar of events

Thursday, October 24

'Prince of Providence' at Trinity

12:00 AM
Trinity Repertory Company presents The Prince of Providence. Featuring Scott Aiello as Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci Jr., Stephen Berenson as Robert Haxton, and Erick Betancourt as Mickey …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo

12:00 AM
Feast your senses on autumn’s beauty, winter’s swirling snow, spring’s first blossoms and summer’s ocean breezes intricately carved on thousands of pumpkins displayed along …

MAiZE maze in Portsmouth

12:00 AM
With 8 acres of corn planted and their new mind-boggling design now created, the Escobar family is bringing the “MAiZE craze” back to Rhode Island. The popular Portsmouth labyrinth, the …

RIHA to Host Hotel Boot Camp Training Classes

9:00 AM
With Providence gaining four new hotels by the end of 2019, trained entry-level employees are in high demand. Join the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a hands-on, three-week Hotel Boot Camp, including a one-week immersive hotel work …

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.

Norman Rockwell & His Contemporaries: Fabulous Forties to Sensational Sixties

11:00 AM
The National Museum of American Illustration (NMAI) in Newport, RI is pleased to announce the debut of its newest exhibition, Norman Rockwell & His Contemporaries: Fabulous Forties to Sensational Sixties, culminating with a celebration of the 50th …

Tales of the Slave Trade Walking Tour

3:00 PM
Linden Place will be hosting two more walking tours of the mansion and downtown Bristol, focusing specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and their involvement in the transatlantic slave trade. Museum educator, Robin Tremblay, will begin …

'Junkyard' at Imago

4:00 PM
The public is invited to a free reception on Friday, October 11, from 6–8 pm. Amy Sutherland will present recent figural and abstract ceramic “forms.” Aesthetically they are sculptures that “are born from pots” and thrown on a …

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