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Favorite Poem Open Mic

April is National Poetry Month. Come share your favorite poem at the Favorite Poem Open Mic.

 

Pick a poem you like or one that has personal meaning and read it. Choose a poem by a famous poet or one who’s less well-known. The only limitation is you can’t read your own poetry or poems written by your friends or relatives.

 

Drop by starting at 6:30 p.m. to sign up. Then, sit back and enjoy the show with Rhode Island poets and hosts Ira Schaeffer and Tom Terceira.

 

The Seventh Annual Quahoggers Jamboree

Celebrate Warwick’s quahogging heritage at The Seventh Annual Quahoggers Jamboree.

 

From 5 - 7 p.m., buy dinner from the Red’s Street Kitchen food truck. Red’s offers a tasty variety of artisan cheesesteak sandwiches, buttermilk fried chicken, fresh hand-cut fries, and more.

 

At 5:30 p.m., sit back and reminisce about shore dinners and other summertime amusements at a showing of the David Bettencourt documentary film You Must Be This Tall: The Story of Rocky Point Park.

 

A Concert of Contemporary and Traditional Folk by Andy & Judy

See a concert of contemporary and traditional folk by Andy & Judy.

 

Enjoy an exceptional presentation of roots music, country swing, and gospel by husband and wife Andy and Judy Daigle.

 

Hear tight harmonies, touching lyrics, and marvelous picking on guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, and more.

 

This event is free and open to all. Drop in for a fun time.

Be a Better Gardener with URI Master Gardeners: Flower Gardens

Improve your gardening skills with tips and techniques from URI Master Gardeners.

 

On April 3, Betsy Polhemus talks about Flower Gardens. Beautify your yard and attract and feed pollinators at the same time.

 

On April 10, Lee Menard discusses Vegetable Gardening. The vegetables you grow are the tastiest and often healthier, too.

 

On April 17, Stephanie Serino explains Container Gardening. Grow a garden on a porch or deck and add excitement around your yard.

 

Feature Film: Family Plot

Sometimes the funniest situations are the ones you’re not sure you should laugh at. But go ahead and chuckle as you see four films with hilariously dark plots on Thursdays at 7 p.m.

 

Tonight, see Family Plot (1976), starring Bruce Dern and Karen Black. A fake psychic and bogus investigator hired to find a rich woman’s nephew may be chasing after a murderer who doesn’t want to be found.


It’s Okay to Laugh: A Dark Comedy Film Series runs on April 19 & 26 and May 3 & 10.

 

Rhode Island Clam Shacks

Join Christopher Scott Martin and David Norton Stone for a presentation on Rhode Island Clam Shacks.

 

In the 1800s, steamships carried hungry travelers up and down Narragansett Bay to clambakes and shore dinner halls, and in the 20th century, Rhode Islanders hopped in their automobiles for clam cakes and chowder at clam shacks and chowder houses at the beach and on the waterfront.

 

CelebrateBowie: An Inside Look at David Bowie by Rykodisc Producer Jeff Rougvie

Celebrate David Bowie. Join Rykodisc producer Jeff Rougvie for a talk on his ten-year collaboration with Bowie.

 

From 1988-1997, Rougvie worked with Bowie to re-release Bowie's remarkable run of albums from Space Oddity to Ziggy Stardust to Scary Monsters. At the time, Bowie was endeavoring to regain his artistic footing after a decade when "my lack of interest in my own work was starting to show."

 

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