Living

Gardening with a master

Tour some of the state’s most beautiful gardens and learn from the experts
SMITHFIELD – Lynda Lisker of Smithfield is not your average gardener. Instead of a vegetable and flower garden spanning a couple yards, Lisker has developed an impressive two acres of land into a... more

Beyond books

Local libraries offer plenty of programming for adults this summer
On Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m., a group of retired local men gather at the Cumberland Public Library for friendly games of chess. There’s no clock keeping time of the rounds, no rule that says... more

Eat Drink RI Presents the Land & Sea Summer Farm Culinary Series

PROVIDENCE – Eat Drink RI will present a series of exclusive culinary experiences showcasing the summer harvest of Rhode Island. The culinary marketing and events company is partnering with Blackbird... more

Join the Culinaria Food Tour this summer

PAWTUCKET – Blackstone Valley Culinaria Food Tours announces the following events. Tours begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted. • Saturday, July 8, McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Ave., Pawtucket. Take a... more

Work together with nature to manage garden pests

A garden filled with flowers, birds, bees and butterflies is a sight to behold. These winged beauties add color, sound and motion to our gardens. Plus, they help maximize a garden’s productivity by... more

BHC announces new hiking program

WHITINSVILLE, Mass. – Blackstone Heritage Corridor Inc. announces a new volunteer activity focused on hiking and exploring the many trails within the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage... more

Hearthside House hosting tour today

LINCOLN – On Thursday, June 22, Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, is hosting a fully guided tour of the 1810 historic home. The tour kicks off at 6:30 p.m. and visitors will be led throughout three... more

James McNally Wilson Irish Festival set for Sunday at Slater Park

PAWTUCKET – The Sons and Daughters of Erin Pawtucket announce that the fifth James McNally Wilson Irish Festival is scheduled for Sunday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Slater Memorial Park,... more

Auditions for ‘Sweeney Todd’ start Monday

WOONSCOCKET – The Rhode Island Stage Ensemble will hold auditions for all roles in Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” on Monday and Tuesday, June 26-27, from 6:30 to... more

Amateur Radio Club Field Day this weekend

SCITUATE – The Blackstone Valley Amateur Radio Club will host its annual Field Day on Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, June 25. Sponsored by the American Radio Relay League, the Field Day is BVARC’s... more

Stadium to honor Ocean State Theatre tickets

WOONSOCKET – In light of the Ocean State Theatre Company’s closing, the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre has announced that it will accept the exchange of tickets for canceled Ocean State... more

German American Society hosts Summerfest

PAWTUCKET--The German American Cultural Society will host Summerfest at their club, 78 Carter Ave., on Saturday, June 24, from 1 to 11 p.m. The event will feature live music by the TubaFrau Hofbräu... more