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 […]
(5.13) Urban birding fans are invited to gather at the Roger Williams National Monument Saturday morning for a Guided Bird Walk around the area. Join naturalists from the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Providence Parks Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership for a free walk and talk. We will explore along the Canal Walk and
(4.22) Celebrate National Park Week with the staff of Roger Williams National Memorial and help clear away the gloom and debris of winter. (Facebook event.) We will rake leaves, trim bushes, prepare flower beds, and complete a variety of other projects. We will provide gloves, rakes and supplies. We recommend that you wear comfortable shoes
(8.20) What a lovely spot this is. Bring chairs or blankets and sit around relaxing to live music tonight by the ‘Mericans and Cowboy and Lady. And it’s free. (Facebook event page.) Be advised, this is a WaterFire night. This is the last show in the Downtown Sundown Music Series. Bring a lawn chair, a
(9.27) Celebrate Chinese Culture Night tonight at WaterFire. Sponsored by the U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University, it will feature a Chinese dragon dance, shadow puppetry, and check out the Chinese silk, paper cutting, calligraphy, and knots, on Steeple Street. Knots! Where else you gonna find knots on a Saturday night? Before the
(8.25) Help celebrate the 99th birthday of the National Park Service and the 50th Anniversary of the Roger Williams National Memorial! Enjoy light refreshments, meet the park staff, stroll the beautiful grounds at the Memorial, check out the exhibits at the Visitor Center and learn what’s happening in your National Park. Bring the kids for
(6.21) More good weather queued up for this weekend so head down to the Roger Williams National Memorial for some edification and music. First at 5pm — Character actress Jessa Piaia (seen here as Mary Dyer) will portray Elizabeth Brown, wife of Chad Brown, proprietor of Lot 7. (You remember Lot 7 . . .
(5.29) Head over to the Roger Williams National Memorial this Thursday for the TRIST production of “Henry IV Part I.” Boozy shenanigans, quarter-staff battle action, shady politics, magicians, thieves, and lovers are all in the mix as The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater presents the Bard’s rambunctious slice of English history, “King Henry the Fourth, Part