Southwick's turns 50

Zoo celebrates golden anniversary of animal education, conservation
MENDON, Mass. - Southwick's Zoo, in Mendon, Mass., is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and despite its continued expansion that will include a full-service restaurant next year, one thing... more

HOME OF THE WEEK - Swedish-inspired Tudor set on private 3-acre lot

6 Mara Lane, North Smithfield
NORTH SMITHFIELD - This custom-built home is set against the pastoral views of a dairy farm and its rolling fields. The house is at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac off Woonsocket Hill Road. Mature... more

Quebec film festival at Museum of Work and Culture

WOONSOCKET - As part of the Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Museum of Work and Culture, 42 So. Main St., is hosting Ciné Quebec, a screening of films by Quebecois filmmakers, on... more

Auditions for documentary film at Stadium Theatre

WOONSOCKET - Quixotic United Productions, the crew behind the upcoming Stadium Theatre documentary, is holding auditions for its newest short film, "From Across the Room," on Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 6:... more

Swamp Meadow presents tribute to Doris Raffaele

FOSTER - Swamp Meadow Community Theatre will present a tribute to the late Senior Poet Lariat of Rhode Island, Doris Raffaele, on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 2 p.m., in the Foster Towne House, 81 Howard Hill... more

RISE presents 'Suite Surrender'

WOONSOCKET - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble will present "Suite Surrender," by Michael McKeever on Friday, July 31 and Saturday, Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 2 at 2 p.m., in the Woonsocket... more

Weave with hand looms at Smith-Appleby House

SMITHFIELD - Take a step back in time and learn to weave using a hand loom at the Smith-Appleby House on Sunday, Aug. 9, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All ages are welcome to join the free "Learn to Weave... more

Riverboat tours return to Woonsocket

PAWTUCKET - The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council announces that its riverboat tours are coming back after a decade to Woonsocket, with public river tours on the 40 passenger river tour boat... more

Join the Peace Picnic in Hopedale this Sunday

HOPEDALE, Mass. - The Friends of Adin Ballou group will hold its annual Peace Picnic in Adin Ballou Park on Hopedale Street, Sunday, Aug. 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. The public is invited to join them for... more

R.I. Children's Chorus holding auditions

EAST PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Children's Chorus announces auditions for its Training Chorus and Advanced High School Honor Choir. Auditions for both groups will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, from... more

Women invited to sing national anthem with Harmony Heritage Chorus

PAWTUCKET - Harmony Heritage Chorus is invites women who like to sing to join them for their performance of the national anthem at the PawSox game at McCoy Stadium on Monday, Aug. 24. Guests are... more

Leapfest is Saturday

NORTH KINGSTOWN - The Rhode Island National Guard will hold its international parachute competition, Leapfest, on Saturday, Aug. 1, at the University of Rhode Island and the surrounding area. The... more

See a free summer movie at Patriot Place on Aug. 12

FOXBORO, Mass. - Patriot Place's Summer Flicks Outdoor Movie Series presented by Renaissance Boston Patriot Place will host a free showing of Disney's "Cinderella" on Wednesday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m.... more