H.L. Parker

Community Boating Center — India Point Park

This is a reminder that sailing lessons are available right here in the city. Membership to the Community Boating Center (CBC) is required, but then access to the boats is free. Further, the CBC is actually a non-profit with the larger community outreach mission of teaching local disadvantaged youth how sail. Adult and family membership

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Haven Brothers Movie Premiere At Columbus

(6.7) Tickets still available for the premiere of “Haven Brothers: Legacy of the American Diner” — the story of the oldest operating diner on wheels — Saturday night at the Columbus Theatre. Diners, which began in Providence in the late 1800s, were initially all on wheels. Haven Bros. is the last survivor of this tradition

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Compost Scrap Collection Program From EcoRI

Here’s a great program from ecoRI aimed at city-dwellers who have no room for composting but hate throwing perfectly good scraps in the trash. You pick the schedule, they give you a bucket, they pick up the scraps. Customers receive a portion of this nutrient-rich soil — known as black gold in gardening circles —

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Magic Lantern At Cable Car

(5.22) Magic Lantern Cinema presents ‘Utopic Fantasy/Infinite Gender/Experimental History’ Thursday at the Cable Car  — curated by Xander Marro. Utopic narrative often leans towards the future, plumbing and prophesying worlds to come, offering a fantasy of “becoming,” idyllic tomorrows and possible (beautiful) new approaches to consciousness. But what happens when that longing turns backwards and

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‘100 Plus’ Opens At Machines With Magnets

Head over to Machines With Magnets tonight for an opening reception for ‘100Plus.’ Hosted by Mike Kelly & Machines With Magnets 100+ works for $100 by 100 Providence Artists. 25% of proceeds go to the Dave Lamb Education Fund. Music by Gavage + Ravi Shavi + Special Guests TBA. $5, 6pm, Friday, May 16, Machines

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Sine Nomine Performance Saturday — The Puritan Playlist

And now for something completely different. Books can teach us much about the life of the earliest colonial settlers, but there are some things they can’t do. Sine Nomine sets out to explore a question that is rarely asked: What did this world sound like? What sounds were in the air that the early Pilgrims

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North Burial Ground Project

(4.17) Head over to the Lippitt House Museum Thursday for “Unearthing the North Burial Ground: Online Walking Tours of Providence’s Largest Historic Public Cemetery” another of the Providence Preservation Society’s spring programs. Professor Francis Leazes of Rhode Island College will discuss the North Burial Ground Project, an experiment in education that seeks to present a wide range of

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