Calendar of events

October 14 — 20, 2018

Found 162 events

Tuesday, October 16

RIHA to Host Hotel Boot Camp Training Classes

9:00 AM
With Providence gaining four new hotels by the end of 2019, trained entry-level employees will be in high demand. Join the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a hands-on, three-week Hotel Boot Camp, including a one-week hotel work …

"Intro to Drawing" with Karen James

6:00 PM
Intro to Drawing is a fun and relaxed way to learn the basic techniques and tools needed to start sketching and drawing. Whether you plan to draw just to capture a moment in time or to record detailed images, this is a great way to get started. You …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Lorena Pugh Paints the Bay

7:00 PM
For 21 months, Lorena Pugh has painted Narragansett Bay covering 147 miles. She has produced well over 100 paintings which will be on view and available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Save the Bay.

Art League Rhode Island presents "Parsing Sign and Image" Exhibition

Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Game Night

Every Wednesday starting at 5pm, enjoy free billiards, shuffleboard, foosball and Hasbro board games and take your chances battling a local brewmaster with “Battle the Brewmaster!” A …

Musician Bob Trembley will perform at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

Musician Bob Tremlbey will perform at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m. Trembley sings and plays the guitar for audiences throughout Rhode Island. This event …

Providence Public Library Free Public Building Tours

2018 Schedule Kicks Off April 3 Guided Historic/Architectural Tours Offered on First & Third Tuesday Mornings Beginning its 2018 season on Tuesday, April 3, Providence Public Library will …

Providence River & Harbor Tours

Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point …

Senior Restaurant Program

Call us for a list of participating restaurants throughout the state.

Singer James Michael to perform at Wingate Residences on the East Side

Singer James Michael will perform at Wingate Residences on the East Side on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. Known as the “Broadway Baritone,” Michael stirs up cherished memories for seniors with …

Wednesday, October 17

RIHA to Offer NRA-Certification in Human Resources Management and Supervision

8:00 AM
The RI Hospitality Association will offer a course designed to help supervisors and managers understand the policies and laws that will help improve the work environment, help grow employees throughout the company and provide helpful tips to …

RIHA to Host Hotel Boot Camp Training Classes

9:00 AM
With Providence gaining four new hotels by the end of 2019, trained entry-level employees will be in high demand. Join the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a hands-on, three-week Hotel Boot Camp, including a one-week hotel work …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

11:00 AM
Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery space at the Westerly Train Station. And pick your …

Go With The Flow

6:00 PM
This 5-week class offers a great opportunity for adults and seniors to let go of their every day worries and explore and experiment with their creative expression! Instructor Patty Martucci will lead participants through a new creative exericse each …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Wizarding Nights at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Wizards and witches get your wands, mount your brooms and fly on over to meet some of the characters from the wizarding world, presented by Dual Edge Photography. Try a butter brew, then travel the pumpkin trail, and identify characters and scenes …

Wizarding Nights at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Wizards and witches get your wands, mount your brooms and fly on over to meet some of the characters from the wizarding world, presented by Dual Edge Photography. Try a butter brew, then travel the pumpkin trail, and identify characters and scenes …

Trad Arts Studio at Slater Mill: Chair Canning Class

6:30 PM
Master craftsman Steve Emma teaches open-studio chair caning on Wednesday evenings. All levels welcome, you provide the chair & tools, he provides the rush & reeds. Every Wednesday night from October 3rd to November 14th. Registration Required. …

Trad Arts Studio at Slater Mill: Sock Knitting Class

6:30 PM
Pattern designer & knit instructor Pam Sluter returns this fall to teach techniques and tricks on how to form the perfectly-knitted cozy socks.

Beneficial Bugs

7:00 PM
Join the Indian Run Garden Club when it hosts the URI Master Gardeners presentation of Beneficial Bugs. Which insects are good for the garden and how do you deal with the bad ones. Which insects are friends and which are foes in this informative …

Beneficial Bugs

7:00 PM
Join the Indian Run Garden Club when it hosts the URI Master Gardeners presentation of Beneficial Bugs. Which insects are good for the garden and how do you deal with the bad ones. Which insects are friends and which are foes in this informative …

Lorena Pugh Paints the Bay

7:00 PM
For 21 months, Lorena Pugh has painted Narragansett Bay covering 147 miles. She has produced well over 100 paintings which will be on view and available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Save the Bay.

Talking in the Library: A Conversation with Amy Wallen

7:00 PM
Conversation with author Amy Wallen, moderated by Susan Tacent

Norey's, Newport October Music Blues Fest

8:30 PM
Norey's, Newport October Music Blues Fest. Wednesdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, No Cover. 10/3 James Montgomery, 10/10 The Little Compton Band, 10/17 Duke Robillard, 10/23 TBA, 10/30, Jack Grace. Come Early For Dinner & Get a Great Seat. Free Parking on …

Art League Rhode Island presents "Parsing Sign and Image" Exhibition

Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Game Night

Every Wednesday starting at 5pm, enjoy free billiards, shuffleboard, foosball and Hasbro board games and take your chances battling a local brewmaster with “Battle the Brewmaster!” A …

Lunch with Providence Journal editor at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

Alan Rosenberg, executive editor of the Providence Journal, will visit Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 12:30 p.m. Rosenberg has worked for the Providence Journal …

Oktoberfest at Redlefsen's

This year at the 2018 Oktoberfest the Alpenblumen Bavarian dancers and accordion music will entertain you all for the cost of a good German meal and some bier. We will "roll out the barrel" on September 26th, and celebrate every Wednesday and …

Providence River & Harbor Tours

Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point …

Senior Restaurant Program

Call us for a list of participating restaurants throughout the state.

Thursday, October 18

RIHA to Host Hotel Boot Camp Training Classes

9:00 AM
With Providence gaining four new hotels by the end of 2019, trained entry-level employees will be in high demand. Join the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a hands-on, three-week Hotel Boot Camp, including a one-week hotel work …

Art Exhibition: "Monster Masterpieces" by Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon

10:00 AM
Come swing by the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center's gallery to see monstrous art by Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon. Free and open to all.

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

11:00 AM
Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery space at the Westerly Train Station. And pick your …

Ocean State Business Expo

12:00 PM
Join us for an afternoon of making connections, education and networking in a face-to-face atmosphere with over 120 of the best of Rhode Island’s local business professionals. Choose from a wide variety of exhibits for making connections, …

Ocean State Business Expo

12:00 PM
Join us for an afternoon of making connections, education and networking in a face-to-face atmosphere with over 120 of the best of Rhode Island’s local business professionals. Choose from a wide variety of exhibits for making connections, …

"A Memory of Elephants" Gallery Night Reception

5:00 PM
A reception for ArtProv Gallery's show “A Memory of Elephants” will be held during Gallery Night Providence October 18 from 5 to 9 .m. The exhibit features works from Patricia Hansen's mother/child elephant series that evolved from her journey …

"Urban Wildlife: Learning to Co-Exist" Gallery Night Reception

5:00 PM
A reception for ArtProv Gallery's show “Urban Wildlife: Learning to Co-Exist” will be held during Gallery Night Providence October 18 from 5-9 p.m. The show runs through November 9. The exhibit is staged in collaboration with Creature …

Feeding Frenzy at the Exploration Center & Aquarium with Save The Bay

5:00 PM
Join the staff at the Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium for an interactive and educational experience. Go behind the scenes to learn about and assist in feeding some of our favorite critters from Narragansett Bay! See little skates chow …

Mill City Haunts

5:00 PM
Have a hauntingly good time in America’s original Mill City at Mill City Haunts in Pawtucket, RI. Feast your eyes, mind and soul on free scary movies and family-frightening attractions, or premium paranormal haunts at Slater Park, Slater …

Warwick Food Truck Night - City Hall

5:00 PM
Food Truck Night in Warwick returns in 2018 Join us on the first and third Thursday of the month at rotating locations around Warwick. The season will kick off on May 3 at City Hall and will end back at City Hall with a Halloween …

Warwick Halloween Parade - Food Truck Night

5:00 PM
Join us for our final event in Warwick of the season. It will be highlighted by a Halloween Costume Parade and trick or treating at the trucks. Food Trucks will be serving from 5pm-7:30pm Trick or treating at the trucks for kids 12 …

FREE WORKSHOP: Learn the Stages of Child Development and Identify Atypical Development Early

5:30 PM
THE EARLY CHILDHOOD INSTITUTE at Meeting Street Presents: Susan Jewel from the Autism Project The goal of this workshop is to engage front-line personnel and parents on the stages of child development, so they can identify atypical …

Meeting Street Hosts FREE Child Development Workshop to Identify Early Stages of Atypical Development

5:30 PM
The Early Childhood Institute at Meeting Street will host Susan Jewel, Manager of Family Supports at the Autism Project, for a free workshop for parents and caregivers to help learn the stages of development and developmental milestones. The goal of …

Blooming Hope: Casting Light on Domestic Violence

6:00 PM
On the evening of Thursday, October 18, 2018, our agency will be holding our first ever, "Blooming Hope: Casting Light on Domestic Violence" fundraising event at the Roger Williams Botanical Gardens, from 6-8:30 PM in Providence, RI. The event will …

DVRCSC commemorates 40 years with guest speaker Susan Still

6:00 PM
The Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County is proud to bring Susan Still to our community during domestic violence awareness month (October) to share her story and speak on behalf of those whose lives have been impacted by domestic …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Wizarding Nights at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Wizards and witches get your wands, mount your brooms and fly on over to meet some of the characters from the wizarding world, presented by Dual Edge Photography. Try a butter brew, then travel the pumpkin trail, and identify characters and scenes …

Wizarding Nights at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Wizards and witches get your wands, mount your brooms and fly on over to meet some of the characters from the wizarding world, presented by Dual Edge Photography. Try a butter brew, then travel the pumpkin trail, and identify characters and scenes …

"Hauntings of Linden Place" Guided Tour

6:30 PM
Discover the spooky side of Linden Place’s history….if you dare During the month of October, prepare to be haunted by the ghosts of Linden Place’s past! A special docent-led tour will be offered on Thursday nights which covers the …

"Hauntings of Linden Place" Guided Tour

6:30 PM
Discover the spooky side of Linden Place’s history….if you dare During the month of October, prepare to be haunted by the ghosts of Linden Place’s past! A special docent-led tour will be offered on Thursday nights which covers the …

A Talk With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD

6:30 PM
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer," one of TIME's All-Time Top 100 Nonfiction Books, is coming to Lincoln School on October 18! Mukherjee also wrote the New …

Hauntings of Linden Place Guided Tours

6:30 PM
During the month of October, prepare to be haunted by the ghosts of Linden Place’s past! A special docent-led tour will be offered on Thursday nights which covers the ghost stories associated with the DeWolf and Colt families and the eerie …

Hauntings of Linden Place Guided Tours

6:30 PM
During the month of October, prepare to be haunted by the ghosts of Linden Place’s past! A special docent-led tour will be offered on Thursday nights which covers the ghost stories associated with the DeWolf and Colt families and the eerie …

CMW Sonata Series: Prokofiev & Chopin

7:00 PM
CMW’s popular Sonata Series showcases our resident musicians and special guests in brilliant duo performances, set amidst the splendor of the RISD Museum’s Grand Gallery. Join us October 18 for Prokofiev’s second violin sonata — an …

Halftime Genius: The Men's Evolution Alliance Warm-Up Event

7:00 PM
Halftime Genius Warm-Up is a 90 minute introduction to Halftime Genius, an opportunity for midlife men, ages 30 plus, to radically transform their lives through the power of group coaching. What the hell is coaching anyway? Glad you asked. At its …

Lorena Pugh Paints the Bay

7:00 PM
For 21 months, Lorena Pugh has painted Narragansett Bay covering 147 miles. She has produced well over 100 paintings which will be on view and available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Save the Bay.

Mill City Haunts Free Movie: "Hotel Transylvania" (2012) PG

7:00 PM
At 7:30 on Thursday, a free movie double-feature of “Hotel Transylvania” (PG), followed by Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” (R) will show on a big screen at the Veterans Amphitheater aside City Hall. Free admission.

On Oct. 18, “RBG” Creator Betsy West to Screen Newly Released Documentary Profiling U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Providence Country Day School

7:00 PM
On Thurs., Oct. 18, members of the Providence Country Day School community and the general public are invited to one of the first local screenings of “RBG” in East Providence. The newly released and highly acclaimed documentary explores the life …

UNDERLAND: An Immersive Haunted Experience

7:00 PM
Premier national purveyors of performance art, TEN31 Productions – known colloquially in Rhode Island as “the Living Statues and Gargoyles at Waterfire ” – open their creative showcase Revel Factory at 249 Roosevelt Avenue, for “UNDERLAND: …

WOMEN & WAR

7:30 PM
Women & War Trojan Women and Lysistrata adapted by Ellen McLaughlin Two classic Greek plays in a single evening! In the 411 BCE comedy Lysistrata, the women of Greece have a plan: if their husbands continue to wage war, they will continue to …

Comedy Connection

8:00 PM
Tom Green exploded on MTV with the groundbreaking comedy show “The Tom Green Show.” Before reality TV, YouTube and social media existed, Tom Green’s man-on-the-street pranks changed television forever. He’s graced the cover of Rolling Stone, …

Sofi Tukker: Treehouse World Tour at Foxwoods Resort Casino

8:00 PM
Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern—the duo better known as SOFI TUKKER – encapsulate the sound of wildness in their new album, Treehouse. The band was catapulted into the spotlight by the success of their first ever single, the genre-smashing …

Tom Green from MTV, "The Tom Green Show" & More

8:00 PM
Tom Green exploded on MTV with the groundbreaking comedy show “The Tom Green Show.” Before reality TV, YouTube and social media existed, Tom Green’s man-on-the-street pranks changed television forever. He’s graced the cover of Rolling Stone, …

Mill City Haunts Free Movie: Bram Stoker's "Dracula" (1992) R

8:30 PM
At 7:30 on Thursday, a free movie double-feature of “Hotel Transylvania” (PG), followed by Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” (R) will show on a big screen at the Veterans Amphitheater aside City Hall. Free admission.

3rd Thursday Hike: Crawley Preserve

Join us for our 3rd Thursday hike! October's hike will be at the Crawley Preserve. Crawley Preserve hosts three well marked and well maintained trails on 99 acres straddling two towns: Richmond and South Kingstown, with most of the property (84.2 …

America’s Best Show Tunes: Selections from America’s Favorite Musicals

Singer and performer David Harrington joins pianist, Diane Gualtieri and percussionist, Karen Mellor for a lively evening of music at Linden Place on Thursday, October 18th@ 7:30PM. Hear some of your favorites from the American Songbook, as …

America’s Best Show Tunes: Selections from America’s Favorite Musicals

Hear some of your favorites from the American Songbook, as well as some old forgotten gems, in the historic Linden Place Ballroom on Thursday, October 18th at 7:30pm. Singer, David Harrington, known …

Art League Rhode Island presents "Parsing Sign and Image" Exhibition

Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Feeding Frenzy at the Exploration Center & Aquarium with Save The Bay

Join the staff at the Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium for an interactive and educational experience. Go behind the scenes to learn about and assist in feeding some of our favorite critters from Narragansett Bay! See little skates chow …

Feeding Frenzy at the Exploration Center & Aquarium with Save The Bay

Join the staff at the Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium for an interactive and educational experience. Go behind the scenes to learn about and assist in feeding some of our favorite …

Game Night

Every Wednesday starting at 5pm, enjoy free billiards, shuffleboard, foosball and Hasbro board games and take your chances battling a local brewmaster with “Battle the Brewmaster!” A …

Hauntings of Linden Place Guided Tours

During the month of October, prepare to be haunted by the ghosts of Linden Place’s past! A special docent-led tour will be offered on Thursday nights which covers the ghost stories associated with …

Mills & Mysteries Paranormal Investigation

Join renowned New England paranormalist and Old Slater Mill interpreter Carl L. Johnson for a guided, after-dark investigation of the historic 1793 Old Slater Mill factory, the 1810 Wilkinson Mill waterwheel bay, and the 1758 Sylvanus Brown House. …

Oktoberfest at Redlefsen's

This year at the 2018 Oktoberfest the Alpenblumen Bavarian dancers and accordion music will entertain you all for the cost of a good German meal and some bier. We will "roll out the barrel" on September 26th, and celebrate every Wednesday and …

Pawtucket City Hall & Tower Illumination, Creature Feature Pathway

The seven o’clock illumination of City Hall, Tower and Bike Path in dramatic lighting and audio on Thursday October 18 sets the spirited tone for an extended week of haunted happenings. Creatures convene on the path, waiting to selfie, as …

Providence Memory Café at Temple Beth El

Providence Memory Café will meet on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Temple Beth El, located at 70 Orchard Ave. Providence Memory Café is an opportunity for both caregivers and individuals …

Providence River & Harbor Tours

Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point …

Senior Restaurant Program

Call us for a list of participating restaurants throughout the state.

Watercolor Workshop

Create your very own birch tree watercolor painting at the Kingston Free Library! Watercolor teacher, Sue Greco, will lead the class and give step-by-step instructions. All tools and …

Yoga classes at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard

Howard Shapiro will host yoga classes at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard on Thursdays in October at 10 a.m. Dates include Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25. These classes are free and open to the …

Friday, October 19

RIHA to Host Hotel Boot Camp Training Classes

9:00 AM
With Providence gaining four new hotels by the end of 2019, trained entry-level employees will be in high demand. Join the Rhode Island Hospitality Association (RIHA) for a hands-on, three-week Hotel Boot Camp, including a one-week hotel work …

Art Exhibition: "Monster Masterpieces" by Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon

10:00 AM
Come swing by the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center's gallery to see monstrous art by Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon. Free and open to all.

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

11:00 AM
Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery space at the Westerly Train Station. And pick your …

Tour Lippitt House Museum

12:00 PM
Step into Providence’s Golden Age at Lippitt House Museum! A remarkable example of Victorian design and craftsmanship, the museum focuses on the stories of people who lived and worked in the house. Docents use these stories and the objects at …

Tour Lippitt House Museum

12:00 PM
Step into Providence’s Golden Age at Lippitt House Museum! A remarkable example of Victorian design and craftsmanship, the museum focuses on the stories of people who lived and worked in the house. Docents use these stories and the objects at …

Food Truck Night at Newport Craft

5:00 PM
Join us for our newest event as we partner with Newport Storm to bring our food truck events to Newport for the very first time. Admission to the event is free. Food trucks, music, beer. Children under 21+ are …

Mill City Haunts

5:00 PM
Have a hauntingly good time in America’s original Mill City at Mill City Haunts in Pawtucket, RI. Feast your eyes, mind and soul on free scary movies and family-frightening attractions, or premium paranormal haunts at Slater Park, Slater …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Mill City Haunts Classic Films

6:00 PM
Stop by the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center's theater to watch an array of classic films, doors open at 6:00pm and admission is $3 per person.

Haunted Tunnel

6:30 PM
The Haunted Tunnel at Daggett Farm in Slater Park is a big draw on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the month of October, 6:30 to 9. Many volunteers bring their passion to this popular attraction, whose revenue benefits Daggett Farm. Very …

Illuminations 2018: Transportation and Stormy Seas

6:30 PM
In this after-dark annual event, visitors explore the history and beauty of lighting in South County. The theme of this year’s illumination event is inspired by the 80th anniversary of the Hurricane of 1938 and South County Museum’s 85th …

Pumpkins in the Park

6:30 PM
Pumpkins in the Park, for younger children, includes a jack-o’-lantern display, a witch’s house and funny face houses. Free for children under 12, $5 per person over 12.

Impractical Jokers at Foxwoods Resort Casino

7:00 PM
Television comedy stars and lifelong troublemaking friends Joe, Murray, Quinn and Sal – otherwise knows as the Impractical Jokes – take their stunts and dares to outrageous levels with over-the-op hijinks. Now, the group is bringing their …

Lorena Pugh Paints the Bay

7:00 PM
For 21 months, Lorena Pugh has painted Narragansett Bay covering 147 miles. She has produced well over 100 paintings which will be on view and available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Save the Bay.

Notable Works' Fall Concert

7:00 PM
Notable Works Publication and Distribution Co., Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for social and environmental issues through the arts, will feature renowned tenor Micheal DiMucci in concert on Friday, October 19, 2018 …

Notable Works' Fall Concert

7:00 PM
Notable Works Publication and Distribution Co., Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness for social and environmental issues through the arts, will feature renowned tenor Micheal DiMucci in concert on Friday, October 19, 2018 …

UNDERLAND: An Immersive Haunted Experience

7:00 PM
Premier national purveyors of performance art, TEN31 Productions – known colloquially in Rhode Island as “the Living Statues and Gargoyles at Waterfire ” – open their creative showcase Revel Factory at 249 Roosevelt Avenue, for “UNDERLAND: …

Deathtrap

7:30 PM
Deathtrap by Ira Levin Directed by Alan Hawkridge October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 When once-successful playwright Sidney Bruhl sees his latest Broadway effort bomb on its opening night, he tumbles into despair- until he receives …

WOMEN & WAR

7:30 PM
Women & War Trojan Women and Lysistrata adapted by Ellen McLaughlin Two classic Greek plays in a single evening! In the 411 BCE comedy Lysistrata, the women of Greece have a plan: if their husbands continue to wage war, they will continue to …

Greg Fitzsimmons from HBO, VH1, & More

8:00 PM
Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, an Emmy Award winning writer, and host on TV, radio and his own podcast. Greg is host of the hugely popular FitzDog Radio podcast and The Greg …

History Research Paranormal Investigation with D'Agostino & Nicholson

8:00 PM
As part of Pawtucket's MILL CITY HAUNTS programming, Old Slater Mill presents an opportunity to observe/participate for 60 minutes in a history research paranormal investigation led by renowned authors and paranormalists Thomas D'Agostino and Arlene …

RI Philharmonic Orchestra presents Amica Rush Hour “Rhapsody in Blue”

8:00 PM
The RI Philharmonic Orchestra performance of classical music includes Gershwin’s “Cuban Overture,” “Rhapsody in Blue” and “I Got Rhythm Variations” with pianist Aaron Diehl. Also being performed is Hindemith’s “Symphonic …

Art League Rhode Island presents "Parsing Sign and Image" Exhibition

Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Friday Night Live!

Hilarious Improv Comedy featuring live music from Bertrand Laurence! Get beside yourself with FNL’s interactive scenes, on-the-spot musicals, improvised song, dance, and skits! Performances are …

Game Night

Every Wednesday starting at 5pm, enjoy free billiards, shuffleboard, foosball and Hasbro board games and take your chances battling a local brewmaster with “Battle the Brewmaster!” A …

JMWHS Student Band Performs

The JMWHS student band will perform at the Veterans Outdoor Ampitheater at 7pm. Free and open to all!

Pawtucket City Hall & Tower Illumination, Creature Feature Pathway

The seven o’clock illumination of City Hall, Tower and Bike Path in dramatic lighting and audio on Thursday October 18 sets the spirited tone for an extended week of haunted happenings. Creatures convene on the path, waiting to selfie, as …

Providence River & Harbor Tours

Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point …

Senior Restaurant Program

Call us for a list of participating restaurants throughout the state.

Saturday, October 20

Eco-Depot: Johnston

8:00 AM
Resource Recovery invites Rhode Island residents to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste (anything labeled with a skull and crossbones, or words like 'toxic', 'poison', 'flammable', 'combustible', etc.) on Saturday, October 20 from 8 …

Thewlis Woods Clean Up

9:00 AM
Looking to play in the dirt? Join us Saturday, Oct. 20 at 9 a.m. to clean up our popular neighborhood trail at Thewlis Woods. This 27-acre parcel features stands of eastern white pine, scarlet oak, and beech. Turkey, coyote, fisher, and many other …

Art Exhibition: "Monster Masterpieces" by Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon

10:00 AM
Come swing by the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center's gallery to see monstrous art by Jennifer Gillooly Cahoon. Free and open to all.

Autumn Arts Open House

10:00 AM
FREE Event! All Ages! Learn about the JAC’s Arts Educational Programming Meet JAC Instructors and staff, tour our studios, watch demos and make something!

Trad Arts Studio at Slater Mill: Hand Weaving Class

10:00 AM
Artist and production weaver Suzi Ballenger returns to teach all levels of weaving in an open studio format on Saturday Mornings. Slater Mill provides the Harrisville looms. Every Saturday morning from September 29th to December 8th. Registration …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

11:00 AM
Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery space at the Westerly Train Station. And pick your …

Ladies of Linden Place

11:00 AM
On Saturday, October 21, 2018 at 11:00am, a special docent-led tour is being offered focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion. As you tour the 200-year old mansion rooms, the women of Linden Place come alive …

West Bay Open Studio Tour

11:00 AM
Tenth Annual West Bay Open Studios Event Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 2018 11am to 5pm West Bay, RI – During the weekend of October 20-21, 2018, 20 artists residing in the West Bay of Rhode Island will open their …

West Bay Open Studio Tour

11:00 AM
Tenth Annual West Bay Open Studios Event Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 2018 11am to 5pm West Bay, RI – During the weekend of October 20-21, 2018, 20 artists residing in the West Bay of Rhode Island will open their …

Westerly Nature Cruise & Seal Tour with Save The Bay

1:00 PM
Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Take a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for the peaceful views of beautiful fall foliage and glimpses of …

Reception for juried sculpture exhibit at IMAGO

3:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will co-host a juried sculpture show with the New England Sculptors Association (NESA) featuring 40 works by 25 regional artists October 18 – November 18 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. A free, …

Mill City Haunts

5:00 PM
Have a hauntingly good time in America’s original Mill City at Mill City Haunts in Pawtucket, RI. Feast your eyes, mind and soul on free scary movies and family-frightening attractions, or premium paranormal haunts at Slater Park, Slater …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

6:00 PM
Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens Bank, at Roger Williams Park Zoo is celebrating 30 years of Halloween magic October 4 – November 4. Called EXTRAORDINARY by both CNN and USA Today, this year’s show includes more than 5,000 …

Mill City Haunts Classic Films

6:00 PM
Stop by the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center's theater to watch an array of classic films, doors open at 6:00pm and admission is $3 per person.

Haunted Tunnel

6:30 PM
The Haunted Tunnel at Daggett Farm in Slater Park is a big draw on Friday and Saturday nights throughout the month of October, 6:30 to 9. Many volunteers bring their passion to this popular attraction, whose revenue benefits Daggett Farm. Very …

Illuminations 2018: Transportation and Stormy Seas

6:30 PM
In this after-dark annual event, visitors explore the history and beauty of lighting in South County. The theme of this year’s illumination event is inspired by the 80th anniversary of the Hurricane of 1938 and South County Museum’s 85th …

Pumpkins in the Park

6:30 PM
Pumpkins in the Park, for younger children, includes a jack-o’-lantern display, a witch’s house and funny face houses. Free for children under 12, $5 per person over 12.

Lorena Pugh Paints the Bay

7:00 PM
For 21 months, Lorena Pugh has painted Narragansett Bay covering 147 miles. She has produced well over 100 paintings which will be on view and available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds to benefit Save the Bay.

UNDERLAND: An Immersive Haunted Experience

7:00 PM
Premier national purveyors of performance art, TEN31 Productions – known colloquially in Rhode Island as “the Living Statues and Gargoyles at Waterfire ” – open their creative showcase Revel Factory at 249 Roosevelt Avenue, for “UNDERLAND: …

Deathtrap

7:30 PM
Deathtrap by Ira Levin Directed by Alan Hawkridge October 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 When once-successful playwright Sidney Bruhl sees his latest Broadway effort bomb on its opening night, he tumbles into despair- until he receives …

WOMEN & WAR

7:30 PM
Women & War Trojan Women and Lysistrata adapted by Ellen McLaughlin Two classic Greek plays in a single evening! In the 411 BCE comedy Lysistrata, the women of Greece have a plan: if their husbands continue to wage war, they will continue to …

Greg Fitzsimmons from HBO, VH1, & More

8:00 PM
Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved success as a stand-up, an Emmy Award winning writer, and host on TV, radio and his own podcast. Greg is host of the hugely popular FitzDog Radio podcast and The Greg …

History Research Paranormal Investigation with D'Agostino & Nicholson

8:00 PM
As part of Pawtucket's MILL CITY HAUNTS programming, Old Slater Mill presents an opportunity to observe/participate for 60 minutes in a history research paranormal investigation led by renowned authors and paranormalists Thomas D'Agostino and Arlene …

"Delusional" Halloween Party hosted by Arielle Extreme

8:30 PM
"DELUSIONAL" - Rhode Island (& New England's) FIRST & ONLY interactive Halloween Party for Adults! Doors open at 8:30, entertainment begins at 9pm and ends at 1am!! Aerialist will be performing though out the night. Enjoy Drinks - cash …

13th Annual Halloween Iron Pour: The Lost Yard

The 13th Halloween Iron Pour: The Lost Yard October 20th, 2018 5-9 PM Join the Steel Yard on Saturday, October 20th for Providence’s raddest & hottest Halloween party... The 13th Annual Halloween Iron Pour...THE LOST YARD! …

Art League Rhode Island presents "Parsing Sign and Image" Exhibition

Images have the power to convey ideas across languages and cultures. Images can stand alone without relying on a literal translation. Today, our visual fields are filled with imagery (television to Instagram), and a literate mind unconsciously reads …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly All Members Exhibit

Come meet Elected and Associate artists at the show’s Opening Reception on the First Friday of October, the 5th, from 5 to 8PM. See work from over 80 members in our historic, inspiring new gallery …

Community Reiki

Practitioners of this Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing will provide free sessions. Stop in, no registration required. For more information …

Game Night

Every Wednesday starting at 5pm, enjoy free billiards, shuffleboard, foosball and Hasbro board games and take your chances battling a local brewmaster with “Battle the Brewmaster!” A …

Ladies of Linden Place Tour

On Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11:00am, a special docent-led tour is being offered focusing on the lives of the women who made history at Linden Place Mansion. As you tour the 200-year old mansion …

Musical Tales and True Stories of Rhode Island History

Join us for an afternoon concert with Nancy Carroll. Nancy will perform her own original songs based on Rhode Island’s history, tales, and true stories. Registration preferred by …

Pawtucket City Hall & Tower Illumination, Creature Feature Pathway

The seven o’clock illumination of City Hall, Tower and Bike Path in dramatic lighting and audio on Thursday October 18 sets the spirited tone for an extended week of haunted happenings. Creatures convene on the path, waiting to selfie, as …

Providence River & Harbor Tours

Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point …

RI Philharmonic Orchestra Presents TACO Classic Concert Rhapsody in Blue

The evening’s performance of classical music includes the following: GERSHWIN: Cuban Overture; Rhapsody in Blue* and I Got Rhythm Variations* *Aaron Diehl, piano HINDEMITH: Kammermusik …

Senior Restaurant Program

Call us for a list of participating restaurants throughout the state.

SPACE HEATER Electronic Pop Duo

Come see an electric performance by SPACE HEATER at the Veterans Outdoor Ampitheater, performances at 8pm and 9pm. Free admission.

Westerly Nature Cruise & Seal Tour with Save The Bay

Save The Bay seal tours and nature cruises prove that summer isn’t the only time to enjoy the Bay. Take a 90-minute scenic ride down the Pawcatuck River into Little Narragansett Bay for the …

October 14 — 20, 2018