holidays

St. Pat’s Parade

(3.9) From Wyndham Street to the State House and points in between like Patrick’s Pub (opens 8am), the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at noon. Expect street closures nearby. The Boston Globes’ Dan McGowan serves as Grand Marshal. Go here for map. FB event page. Keep celebrating this Wednesday, March 15, at the

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Juneteenth Organ Recital, Storytelling — PPAC

(6.19) Head downtown Monday at noon for “From Free to Freedom: A Juneteenth Celebration,” a free lunchtime concert with “songs and stories from a journey that continues.” The event features the estimable Ricardo Pitts-Wiley as the narrator, the JuneteenthRI Choir, storyteller Rachel Briggs, PPAC’s house organist Peter Edwin Krasinski, and a soloist to be announced.

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Things To Do On NYE

The Providence Children’s Museum — Noon Years Eve, 9:30am to 12:30pm: music, raffles, a ball drop at noon, and other festivities. Roger Williams Park Zoo — Holiday Lights Spectacular, 5pm to 9:30pm. Providence Rink — 10am to 10pm (bumper cars sold out until January 3) Union Station Brewery — the Silks The Parlour — Ravi

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