This week is filled with community exercise, music, parks, picnics, story time, and more! As always, if you have any upcoming events to suggest, feel free to drop us a line.
This week’s farmers markets:
- Neutaconkanut Farmers Market: Monday, July 28th 3:00pm
- Broad Street Farmers Market: Tuesday, July 29th 8:30am
- Woonsocket Farmers Market: Tuesday, July 29th 3:00pm
- Downtown Farmers Market: Tuesday, July 29th 3:00pm
- Hope Street Farmers Market: Wednesday, July 30th 3:00pm
- West Warwick Farmers Market: Thursday, July 31st 3:00pm
- Armory Farmers Market: Thursday, July 31st 3:30pm
- Broad Street Farmers Market: Saturday, August 2nd 8:30am
- Hope Street Farmers Market: Saturday, August 2nd 9:00am
Wednesday, July 30th
Yoga in the Park, 12:00pm
Please join the yoga lessons and find your center in the center of the beautiful urban oasis that is Roger Williams National Memorial. These classes will go every Wednesday from 12:00pm-1:00pm until June 30th. Yoga is known to keep you fit, and what better way to benefit from that than with your entire community on a lovely summer day in the park?
Thursday, July 31st
Come to Storytime and Art in the Park: Anika & Chris Denise this Thursday, July 31st and enjoy child-centered art from local performers and artists! Then, join Ricky Katowicz for “Art in the Park: Maurice Sendak’s Wild World!” free face painting, a mobile playground, and the free green grass of the park keep kids of all ages entertained. Grab lunch from the food truck market for a picnic in the park!
This Thursday, July 31st move to the music stylings of Debo Band from 4:30-7:30pm. Check out their Ethiopian funk infused with Eastern European tonality. This is music to move to!
This week, The Bread Lab presents Afro-beat percutionist Sidy Maiga. Join them this Thursday, July 31st for an after work celebration of food, music, and cocktails! Live music will be playing from 6-8pm, plus $5 cocktails and food specials. All ages, kid-friendly, no cover!
Joe Hurley will be hosting a book talk and signing on Thursday, July 31st. Joe Hurley is a retired newspaper reporter who spent most of his career at The News-Times in Danbury Conn., where, among other things, he wrote the consumer-humor column “Shallow Pockets”.
Concert Under the Elms, 6:30pm
Join us for the Concerts under the Elms, an annual outdoor summer concert series held Thursdays under the canopy of elms at the John Brown House Museum. Tickets are $10, free for RIHS members and children under 12.
CHK CHK CHK comes to the Columbus Theatre! The Columbus Cooperative proudly presents !!! (CHK CHK CHK) with an opening act to be announced. This concert will be on Thursday, July 31st at The Columbus Theatre. Doors will open at 8pm, the show will start at 9pm. Tickets are $13 advance, $15 day of show. This event is open to all ages, 21+ with ID to drink
Saturday, August 2nd
RI Independent Publishing EXPO 2014, 12:00pm
Providence Public Library is proud to sponsor and host the Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo (RIPExpo), a summer weekend devoted to small-press and self-published comics, zines and books. Artists and writers from all over North America will join local creators to share work and generate discussion. RIPExpo is committed to giving voice to those underrepresented in mainstream media. This event will run through August 2nd and August 3rd, from noon to 6:00pm both days.
This year marks a huge anniversary milestone for Providence Roller Derby. It is their 10 year anniversary and it is time to celebrate! On August 2nd they will be throwing an epic Reunion / Derbytaunt party at The Spot Underground. There will be food, dancing, karoake, a photobooth, and more. The event’s purpose is to celebrate all the people past and present that worked so hard to make Providence Roller Derby what it is today!!
Featured image from Brenda Lee Troia Photography.