Calendar of events

Friday, October 25

Art classes at Bristol Art Museum

12:00 AM
Drawing with Joanne MurrmanWednesdays, October 2nd-23rd | 10am - 12pm$120 BAM Members丨$130 Non-MembersWeek 1 Beginning to draw: Pencil exercises. Contour and Gesture technique. Basic geometric …

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 …

Fall Book Sale at Weaver Library

9:00 AM
The Friends of the East Providence Public Library will hold a Fall Book Sale on Fri. & Sat., October 25 & 26 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¢, …

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 …

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 …

'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 …

Gyrokinesis Method Movement Classes

4:30 PM
Four Corners Arts Center is pleased to be hosting in October, a five session movement series. “ The Gyrokinesis Method® Movement Classes with Katie Moorhead” will be held on …

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 …

Guiding Spirit: SoulCollage®

6:30 PM
During this workshop you will use your imagination and intuition to create personal collaged cards that represent different parts of you plus a special Guiding Spirit card – a guardian helper collage that is imbued with the power to guide and …

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