Wicked Rhody podcast hosts Mary and Ben talk about Rhode Island events for the week of 4/14/17, including:

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  • Saturday w/ Easter Candy Hunt on the field in between games.
  • 1 ticket for 2 Games
  • First Game Starts at 1:05pm

Wicked Fun in the 401 

April Vacation Camp

  • Date: 4/17/2017 – 4/21/2017
  • Address: Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Road
  • Location: Bristol, RI
  • Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Cost/Cover: $160 Blithewold members; $217 Non-members; Daily drop-in: $55; Half-Day $30
  • Web Page: http://www.blithewold.org/programs-and-events
  • Contact Info: For more details, call (401) 253-2707.
  • Details: April Vacation Camp
  • For children grades K – 4
  • Making plans for the upcoming April school vacation week? Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum is offering a fun-filled week of camp during April Vacation. Enroll your child for the full week or one day, or even a few half days!
  • A new theme each day will combine indoor and outdoor activities (weather permitting), as well as feature a new and exciting creature!
  • Monday, April 17: Celebrate the Sea – We’ll be making a splash at Blithewold today as we learn about life by the sea! Campers will explore our shoreline, enjoy water activities on and from our newly restored dock, create ocean-inspired art, and take part in other washed-ashore adventures.
  • Creature feature: Meet our camp fish, and search for sea creatures at the beach.
  • Tuesday, April 18: Flowers & Frogs – Blithewold is always a magical place, but it is especially so in the spring when all of the flowers (and fairies) return to the gardens! Campers will investigate some of our wonders of nature and explore how spring has appeared in Blithewold’s gardens, including a visit to our frog ponds.
  • Creature feature: Get to know our froggy friends at the Rock and Water Garden and our special guest visitor turtle!
  • Wednesday, April 19: WILD Wednesday– Get wild at camp! Spend the day among Blithewold’s WILDerness, WILDflowers, and even enjoy a visit from some WILD animal friends! Creature feature: Petting zoo visit from Animal Affair! Learn to care for farm animal .
  • Thursday, April 20: Thankful for Trees -What is an arboretum? Get a chance to learn about the trees in Blithewold’s collection, and spend the day exploring beneath their branches. We will each get to both plant a tree on the grounds and to take one home to plant. Creature feature: Say hello to our guinea pig friend!
  • Friday, April 21: Earth Day Celebration – Even though we appreciate the Earth every day at Blithewold, today we will hold a special celebration! Join us for a garden party for Mother Earth, with garden planting, recycled-materials art projects, games, face painting, and fun in the great outdoors.
  • Creature feature: Welcome ladybug friends! Camp will do a special ladybug release into the vegetable gardens.
  • Full Week of Camp: $160 Blithewold members; $217 Non-members (Automatically enrolled to a 12-month Blithewold Household Membership)
  • February and April Camps offer daily drop-in: $55. Half-Day $30

Children’s Auditions at Theater By The Sea

  • https://www.facebook.com/events/217110462102695/
  • Bill Hanney’s Theatre by the Sea will be holding auditions for non-union children for the roles of Winthrop, Amaryllis, and Gracie in THE MUSIC MAN and Chip in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. All children should sing and move well and be prepared to do so at the audition.
  • Please prepare a short song- 16 bars- an accompanist will be provided. Please wear clothing and shoes that you can move in.
  • Boys who are auditioning for Winthrop please prepare the song Gary,Indiana- the music can be found and downloaded ONLINE at:www.theatrebythesea.com/auditions .
  • Audition sides can be found and downloaded ONLINE at:www.theatrebythesea.com/auditions .
  • The auditions will be held at Theatre by the Sea in The Bistro 
  • Theatre by the Sea is located at:
  • 364 Cards Pond Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879
  • Dates for the shows:
  • June 21-July 15, 2017
  • 1st rehearsal – June 6, 2017
  • Previews begin – June 21, 2017
  • Opening Night – June 23, 2017
  • Closing performance – July 15, 2017
  • July 19 – August 12, 2017
  • 1st rehearsal – July 3, 2017
  • Previews begin – July 19, 2017
  • Opening Night – July 21, 2017
  • Closing performance – August 12, 2017
  • Please note all shows rehearse Tuesday-Sunday 10:00 am -6:00 pm at our rehearsal space in Wakefield. There are 8 performances a week ( with matinees ) Tuesday-Sunday. The children must be available for all rehearsals and performances.
  • For more information or if you have questions, please contact Associate Producer Thom Warren at 401-782-3800 x109 – Mon-Fri between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm.
  • Amaryllis, Winthrop Paroo & Gracie Shinn
  • Chip

Party for the Planet

  • Roger Williams Park Zoo
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/1651527475148356
  • #RWPZoo is hosting the ever-popular Party for the Planet, a full week of fun for families to share! 
  • Join us for fun encounters with the Zoo’s education wild animal ambassadors, entertainment, games and music, as well as special “Keeper Talks.”
  • Party for the Planet is included with Zoo admission.
  • Monday, April 17: Eat Local, Eat Fresh
  • Tuesday, April 18: Natural Resources & Science
  • Wednesday, April 19: Outdoor Adventures
  • Thursday, April 20: Arts in the Community
  • Friday, April 21: Rhythm and Motion Party

Modern Diner is hosting a special benefit for Adoption Rhode Island!

  • Wednesday, April 19th ~ 6-10am
  • Come enjoy a breakfast feast of Modern Diner’s Award Winning 
  • Custard French Toast or a cup of coffee from Downeast Coffee Roasters
  • All proceeds from the purchase of this delectable meal and/or cup of Downeast Coffee will help Adoption Rhode Island in their efforts to find families for children and youth in RI state foster care! 

Wicked Tasty

  • Effortless Apps and Wine Pairing Class
  • April 19 6-7pm
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/1732980157032390
  • Easy Entertaining in Providence
  • Turn your Girls Night Out into a Girls Night In! This class will focus on easy appetizers you can make the next time you entertain your group of friends. Additional we’ll teach a few tips and pointers on pairing the appetizers demo-ed with boutique wines and some general wine pairing tips.
  • $40 per guest
  • Tickets must be pre-purchased prior to class. If you do not purchase tickets beforehand and class is full we may have to turn away walk-in guests. Tickets can be purchase online.

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