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Local 11-year-old joins traveling Circus Smirkus
LINCOLN – Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages, meet Ilse Bryan, a girl whose back bends in ways that can make a chiropractor cringe. The 11-year-old Lincoln girl is going into... more

Samuel Slater canal boat returns to Blackstone River

CENTRAL FALLS – The legacy of Samuel Slater, often referred to as the “Father of the American Industrial Revolution,” is celebrated in a 40-foot canal boat that is back on the Blackstone River,... more

Set sail with Newport’s newest tall ship

Join the crew or take part in summer programs
NEWPORT – Before America’s newest tall ship sets sail this summer, it’s looking to complete its crew. Oliver Hazard Perry Rhode Island, OHPRI, has put out a call for licensed deckhands for its new... more

Summer 2016 Blackstone Culinaria Food Tours announced

PAWTUCKET – The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council presents the Summer 2016 Blackstone Culinaria Food Tours. These tours include monthly visits to local restaurants, culinary establishments, and food... more

‘American Pickers’ makes Rhode Island stop this summer

Your basement or attic full of dusty old treasure could make its national television debut. Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team from the History channel’s hit TV series “American Pickers” will... more

Stages of Freedom hosts Harlem Rent Party

PROVIDENCE – Stages of Freedom will host “A Harlem Rent Party,” a fundraiser for their work with youth of color in Rhode Island. The event will be held Saturday, June 25, 5 p.m., at the Bishop... more

Monster Jam returns to Gillette Stadium

FOXBORO, Mass. – Monster Jam, the world’s premier Monster Jam truck series, returns to Gillette Stadium on Saturday, June 25, at 7 p.m. Sixteen Monster Jam trucks will compete at Gillette Stadium... more

Museum of Work & Culture holds free film screenings

WOONSOCKET– The Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., will offer free film screenings of “Un rêve americain,” on Friday, June 24 in honor of Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Québec’s National... more

The truth about hot peppers

Don’t be afraid to add a little spicy heat to your meals this season by growing a few hot peppers in the garden or containers. It’s easier than you think and many of the hot pepper myths floating... more

Rhode Island Post Card Club meets Sunday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Post Card Club is holding its next meeting on Sunday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett St. At 11 a.m., club member Reinhard... more

Rhode Island Honors Recital Concert is Sunday

PROVIDENCE – The 15th annual Rhode Island Honors Recital Concert will take place on Sunday, June 26, at 3 p.m. The event will be held at Smith Center for the Arts at Providence College, 1 Cunningham... more

Renaissance Theatre presents ‘Social Security’

WESTERLY – Renaissance City Theatre Inc., the producing entity at the Granite Theatre of Westerly announces the opening the comedy “Social Security.” The show opens Friday, June 24, and runs all... more

Audubon’s Rhode Island Butterfly Count seeks participants

SMITHFIELD – It’s butterfly season again. Join Audubon Society of Rhode Island naturalists and other butterfly enthusiasts for the 13th annual North American Butterfly Association Butterfly Count,... more

Kids invited to get outdoors with the Audubon Society

SMITHFIELD – The Rhode Island Audubon Society encourages the little ones to get out and explore nature. Take a break and join a program on fireflies, net some crayfish or create a beach house for... more

Better Business Bureau offers advice for boarding pets this summer

As families gear up for their summer vacation, Better Business Bureau, serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont, offers advice for pet owners looking for a safe place to house... more

Providence Brigade Band performs at Borders Farm this Sunday

FOSTER – Providence Brigade Band Concert will present a free concert at Borders Farm, 30 North Road, on Sunday, June 26, at 2 p.m. Vistiors are welcome to bring a picnic lunch and to spread a blanket... more