Animal Encounters at Roger Williams Park Zoo

Get wildly connected at Roger Williams Park Zoo with fun animal encounters and experiences! Interactive Bird Shows Birds take flight at the Zoo this year as they display their natural behaviors and abilities during daily Interactive Bird Shows. Get an up-close look at falcons, macaws, cranes, owls…

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Father's Day Fun in Providence & Beyond

The sun is shining, temperatures are climbing and flowers (and allergies) are blooming. All signs that summer is on its way. That also means it's almost time for Father's Day celebrations. Now, I'm sure dad loves all of those ties and #1 Dad mugs you've bought him through the years, but maybe it's…

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Rhode Island Anime Con Comes to Providence

Altered Reality Entertainment, the producers of Rhode Island Comic Con, bring you Rhode Island Anime Con, Saturday, June 15 (10 a.m.–7 p.m.) and Sunday, June 16 (10 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the Rhode Island Convention Center. Get your tickets today for Providence's only anime event this year! Featured guests…

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What's New at the Zoo?

The beautifully landscaped 40-acre Roger Williams Park Zoo is home to hundreds of animals and a host of new summertime events and exhibits. From immersive journeys through mythical worlds to exciting animal encounters, a wild adventure awaits! Explore the Dragons & Mythical Creatures exhibit from…

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Dragons & Mythical Creatures Come to Roger Williams Park Zoo

Travel through a world of myth and wonder with Roger Williams Park Zoo's Dragons & Mythical Creatures exhibit, open April 7 through Aug. 13. They move, they roar, they even breathe smoke! Get up close and personal with nearly 60 life-size animatronic dragons, unicorns, mermaids and more along the…

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Not-to-Miss Gaspee Days Events

If you'd like to get a jump on celebrating Independence Day, visit Pawtuxet Village on the Warwick/Cranston line this spring. Since 1965, this Colonial-era neighborhood, now a trendy destination for restaurants and shops, has hosted Gaspee Days, a commemoration of the burning in the cove of the…

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Experience the Solar Eclipse in Providence

Wondering how to see the solar eclipse on April 8? You'll have to head north to see the total eclipse, as parts of New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont will fall into the path of totality. And, while Providence isn't in that path, we'll still see about 90% coverage beginning around 2:15 p.m., with peak…

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Easter Egg Hunts in Rhode Island

Who doesn't love Easter egg hunts? Running around the yard ... searching for brightly colored eggs filled with special prizes ... and — if you were lucky — finding the one your grandmother hid with a fresh $20 in it. Or was that just me? Well, these Easter egg hunts might not be in your backyard…

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Providence Bruins Teddy Bear Toss

The Providence Bruins are celebrating a big milestone this year — the 25th anniversary of their 1999 Calder Cup championship win. Thanks to a last-minute ticket, I was there for game 5, cheering them on. I still have the championship T-shirt somewhere, in a box with a "Somethin's Bruin in…

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