Get Out of the House

Things to do (other staying in and snoozing).

Civil Skate To Host Pros At Trinity Skatepark

(8.30) Civil skateboard shop and Adidas Skateboarding will be hosting some of the nation’s top skaters this Wednesday downtown at the Trinity Skatepark. The street will be closed to traffic as several pros from the Adidas skateboarding team show the town what they can do. Listed at Civil IG: Daewon Song, Dennis Busenitz, Nora Vasconcellos, …

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Things To Do — 195 District Park

The 195 District Park, while it lasts, provides an enormous expanse of open space right in the middle of town by the river. It’s very pleasant down there. Events have been ongoing and scheduled through October. The Guild Beer Garden is open Thursdays through Sundays, with live music on Fridays. And Dune Brothers Seafood is …

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RIOT Block Party & Gear Sale

(8.20) This invitation comes from RIOT Rhode Island (formerly Girls Rock! Rhode Island). Head over to Westminster Street this Sunday for their RIOT Summer Block Party & Music Gear Sale. This will be held in the parking lot behind Nice Slice, so walk down the driveway from the Westminster side or approach from Washington Street. …

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Downtown Paddle With WRWC

(8.11) The Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council will be hosting another downtown paddle this Friday. Please join us for a relaxing paddle on the Woonasquatucket River through Downtown Providence this Summer. We invite you to come and see this beautiful stretch of hidden wilderness within our city. We will start at the boat launch on South …

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Hope Street Summer Block Party

(8.6) The Hope Street Merchants will be throwing a Summer Block Party this Sunday with live music and performances, restaurants, beers, cocktails, food trucks, makers, artists, and more. This appears to be the updated schedule of music and events. In addition to all the family fun and street entertainment, and a beer and cocktail garden, …

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Guided Walk Along Seekonk River

(8.5) The Blackstone Parks Conservancy holds a variety of interesting events during the year most of which involve sensible shoes. Find a pair by this Saturday and go for A Shoreline Walk with Greg Gerritt. Come for a walk along the Seekonk [River] shoreline, beginning at the Blackstone Park kiosk on Parkside Road proceeding through …

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Roller Disco Thursday & Friday Nights

You know you wanna. The Providence Rink hosts a Roller Disco Party Thursday and Friday evenings throughout the summer. DJ starts at 6pm: Each night features a different pro like Music Research Library, Symposium Records, New Moon Dance Party, or Lowkey. Find the Rink transformed into a massive outdoor Roller Disco. Groove to some of …

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Science Saturdays — RWNM

The folks over at the Roger Williams National Memorial will be creating a “livlie experiment” this Saturday for those in town looking for intellectual enrichment in a beautiful park setting. Join rangers, birders, face painters, the Zoomobile, Rhode Island Black Storytellers, and others for an afternoon of fun. These events are designed mainly for young …

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Steel Yard Event — TroopTop At WFAC

(7.6) The Steel Yard invites the public to this week’s TroopTop Thursday from 5pm to 9pm at the WaterFire Arts Center. Archery and booze! What could possibly go wrong. (First, make yourself that dog tag.) What to expect this Thursday: . . . live musical performances by Nick Bishop (DJ) and NYMBUS, and a dog …

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