Get Out of the House

Things to do (other staying in and snoozing).

West End Lights

(2.24) The West Broadway Neighborhood Association will be hosting ‘West End Lights’ this Saturday on West Fountain Street. The event will take over the Moniker beer garden and has now spread to include the Slow Rhode/Noodle Bar space across the street. Add the Providence Drum Troupe and you’ve got yourselves a party. S’mores, hot chocolate, […]

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WaterFire Volunteer Orientation — ‘Spark Night’

(2.7) Have you ever wondered about those people on the boats, gliding silently through the night, furtively stoking the flames? It could be you this season — all you need is dark clothing and a little training. There are other volunteer opportunities available for those happier on dry land. Attend a Spark Night orientation at

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‘Lumina’ Winter Festival Starts Friday

New this year from the Downtown Providence Park Network (DPPN) is the Lumina winter festival which aims to connect the Providence Rink to the 195 District Park along an illuminated Dorrance Street, transforming the city with light and art. Events and activities run through February 20th, kicking off Friday at 11:55pm at the District Park.

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‘Winter Wonder Days’ RWP Zoo Half-Price

Enjoy half-price admission, now through February 29th, during Winter Wonder Days at the Roger Williams Park Zoo. There’s plenty to see; certain animals, like the snow leopards and camels, thrive in the colder weather. Or, escape the cold and immerse yourself in the warmth of the tropical rain forest. Seen here is Saluda, a female

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‘Three Nights Of Lights’

(12.3) Lots going on downtown this weekend. Three Nights of Lights is a weekend-long festival with free citywide events, all incorporating the theme of light. Events, activations, and installations will be found around every corner. Experience a new multimedia installation and live ensemble performance presented by Firstworks at Grace Church. Enjoy illuminated and activated art

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RI Comic-Con

(11.5) I always love the eclectic blend of unrelated celebrities at these Cons, drawing as they do on the worlds of movies, television, and wrestling, both animated and live action. And then there’s the comics. The RI Comic-Con is presenting a very strong field year: Christina Ricci, Charlie Hunnam, Gina Gershon, John Ratzenberger, Shannen Doherty,

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