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‘Struggle for Freedom’ event Sunday shines a light on race in New England

Focuses on the history of black Americans in Rhode Island
PAWTUCKET – In honor of Black History Month, historians and activists are convening at the Pawtucket Visitor Center on Sunday, Feb. 26, to engage in a public dialogue about the difficult path toward... more

Mist Covered Mountains takes the stage at BRT Saturday

CUMBERLAND – Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present an evening of Celtic music featuring Mist Covered Mountains on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 8 p.m. Mist Covered Mountains makes their... more

RISE presents ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

WOONSOCKET – Gordon Dell was intrigued when he read the synopsis of “Around the World in 80 Days” in a script catalog. “Just five actors,” said Dell, who’s directing the show at Woonsocket’s Rhode... more

Wright family to discuss history of farm and bakery at Museum of Work & Culture

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture will offer the next installment of its free Valley Talks series on Sunday, Feb. 26, at 1:30 p.m. Ellen (Wright) Puccetti, Elizabeth (Wright) Dulude and... more

Proal, Jahumpa performing in Dean College production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

FRANKLIN, Mass. – Two local students, Brendan Proal, of Cumberland, and Ibrahima Jahumpa, of Pawtucket, have principal roles in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” presented by the School of the Arts at... more

Local photographer shows work at North Gate Toll House Sunday

LINCOLN – The Blackstone Valley Historical Society will present the program Snapshots of the Blackstone Valley on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 3 to 5 p.m., at North Gate Toll House, 1873 Old Louisquisset... more

Discover the new segment of the Blackstone River Greenway

BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone River Watershed Association, in partnership with the Department of Conservation and Recreation, is offering a nature and history walk exploring a brand new segment of the... more

Musicians invited to open jam March 1

NORTH PROVIDENCE – An Open Jam – Blues and More, will be held at Bailey’s Pub & Grille, 1910 Smith St., on Wednesday, March 1, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. All are welcome. Drums and bass amp will be... more

Hasbro Children’s Hospital hosts Heroes Ball March 4

PROVIDENCE – Members of the community are invited to the Rhode Island Convention Center on Saturday, March 4, for a special evening to benefit Hasbro Children’s Hospital when the hospital hosts the... more

Miss Rhode Island and Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen programs seeking contestants

PROVIDENCE – The search for 2017’s Miss Rhode Island and Miss Rhode Island’s Outstanding Teen is underway. Ideal candidates for both scholarship competitions would possess the confidence, talent,... more

Comedy fundraiser will benefit One Mission

LINCOLN – A comedy fundraiser for One Mission, a pediatric cancer charity, will be held Saturday, Feb. 25, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Columbus Hall, 171 Jencks Hill Road. Manville resident Jillian... more

Youth orchestra performs with R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra performs on stage with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra in their annual side-by-side concert on Friday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m... more

Angelcat Haven seeks vendors

PLAINVILLE, Mass., – Angelcat Haven Feline Rescue is seeking vendors for a spring craft fair to be held on Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the North Attleboro Elk’s Lodge, 52 Bulfinch... more

R.I. Historical Society hosts 19th century cooking program

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Historical Society will present “Learning From The American Frugal Housewife Cookbook,” on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 5:30 p.m., at Aldrich House, 110 Benevolent St. The free... more

R.I. Post Card Club meets Sunday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Post Card Club holds its next meeting and sale on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett St. Post cards of all... more