The Slater Park Looff Carousel Celebrates National Merry-Go-Round Day The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division in collaboration with the Friends of the Slater Park Looff Carousel organization will be celebrating National Merry-Go Round Day on Tuesday, July 25 at the Slater Memorial Park Looff Carousel.  On this day only, the carousel will be providing free


New Bedford Art Museum offers creative and engaging educational experiences for anyone ready to learn. Discover our Art Classes and Workshops to explore your inner artist. DRAWING & PAINTING Drawing the Figure in SpaceFridays: May 12 – June 25:30 – 7:30pmNon-Members: $160.00Members: $144.00 Learn how to draw the figure in an interior space using one


Join Friends of the Ten Mile River Watershed for our annual Dodge Cemetery Spruce up and honoring John Dodge JR who fought in the American Civil War. Meet at the corner of Fisher Ave and South Main Street in Attleboro, across from the gas station. We will work in the graveyard and along Dodgeville Pond,


Requiem for the Olde Family Farm My grandfather would have been harvesting asparagus just about now. He maintained that special garden plot on the esker beside the New York, New Haven and Hartford railroad tracks; the esker being the high place on the old farm.  That high place was our special place where our childlike


Looking for a unique adventure this summer without going far from home? The Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse have scheduled tours to the historical island light station all summer long. The summer season is the only opportunity for the public to visit the local landmark which has been fully restored inside and out. Your experience


Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Celebrates 150th Jubilee on the Rocks How do you celebrate a 150th birthday? With special events all year long, and of course, plenty of cake. Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, in Riverside, marks its 150th jubilee in 2021. Rhode Islanders of all ages and lighthouse lovers from far and near are invited to join in the celebration.


The Wilbury Theatre Group in collaboration with The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities’ Culture is Key Initiative presents Streaming for Free Sunday, February 21 at 6pm PROVIDENCE, RI (February 8, 2021) – The Wilbury Theatre Group has proudly been commissioned by the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to participate in Culture is Key, an initiative to “understand, test, and evaluate the


NEITHER RAIN NOR SNOW . . . BY DON DOUCETTE I think of all the old wagons during the late 1940s my father burned to gather scrap iron and now realize the skilled work invested to construct those vintage horse-drawn  vehicles. During those years, local farm fields were littered with antique and abandoned farm equipment


About the Project In 2022, the Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) will mark our 200th anniversary. We have been collecting, preserving and sharing Rhode Island’s stories since 1822, and we are committed to expanding access to collections and programs and broadening the scope of stories we tell.  To recognize and celebrate this milestone, the staff