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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Juneteenth Festival At RWP

(6.18) The 5th Annual Juneteenth RI Festival, featuring gospel singer Kelly Price, takes place Sunday at the Temple to Music in Roger Williams Park. Juneteenth RI calls it a day of pride, culture, commemoration, and empowerment. Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. From the National …

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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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Oktoberfest At Narragansett Brewery

Oktoberfest proper at Narragansett Brewery doesn’t begin until Friday, but we have to mention the free, kick-off party on Thursday ‘Dance Your Hasselhoff.’ We’ll have prizes for the best costumes of the night like taproom gift cards and Knight Rider DVD sets, so come dressed to the nines! I’m either going as Princess Therese von …

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‘Just In Time’ Art Sale — RWP Botanical Ctr

(12.19) Procrastinators can head over to the Botanical Center this Sunday for the annual Just In Time Art Sale. The center is beautiful in daylight, but at night it is magical. The sun should be setting at about 4:17pm. Make time for a walk around the exterior for landscaping ideas — great winterberry display (see …

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‘Nutcracker’ At The Vets

(12.26) The Festival Ballet Providence will present a revamped version of its annual holiday classic, The Nutcracker, featuring new sets, new costumes, and new choreography by artistic curator Yury Yanowsky. And for the first time, the ballet will be performed at The Vets, offering twice as many performances as in years past. New additions include …

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