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June 4

Cocktails & Canvas: While it’s still up for debate whether or not alcohol improves your artistic ability, it certainly makes things more fun. Support The Arctic Playhouse during this paint-and-sip event for adults. West Warwick

 

June 12

Gaspee Days Parade: Commemorate the revolutionary moment in Rhode Island’s
history with a parade of fife and drums corps, fire trucks, and the Shriners in their miniature cars, plus a virtual 5K race. Warwick

Family STEM Day: Bring the whole fam for an afternoon of exploration into the sciences, including a robot obstacle course, green screen photo shoot, engineering challenges, and more at the Knights of Columbus. Warwick,

 

June 16

Spring Anew Fashion Show: See collections from Therapy Boutique, Zuzu’s, and other local retailers, plus a performance by Providence Ballet. East Greenwich

 

June 20

Father’s Day Movie Screening: Watch Field of Dreams with the dad-figure in your life – his ticket includes an Odeum hat, stadium cup, and drink voucher. East Greenwich

 

June 24

Dogs on Main Stroll: Bring your pooch for a day of shopping and waterfront dining, with outdoor vendors and even a parade starring our four-legged friends. East Greenwich

 

June 24-27

One Act Play Festival: Artists’ Exchange hosts short plays that run the gamut from comedy to drama, celebrating local, regional, and national playwrights. Cranston

 

June 25

Pop Star Tiffany: Songwriter and powerhouse chart-topper Tiffany will perform songs from her latest album for a limited-capacity show. East Greenwich

 

July 10

East Greenwich Yacht Club Regatta: Celebrate over 110 years of local sailing in Greenwich Bay, with registration online.

 

July 15

Chalk the Block: Artists of all skill levels decorate local pavement and compete for prizes, courtesy of the Main Street Association. $25 admission fee includes a box of chalk and T-shirt, and masks are required. East Greenwich

 

July 17

Rhode Island Blues Fest: An epic congregation of blues masters from across the country at Mulligan’s Island Golf & Entertainment complex. Cranston

 

August 7

Live and Let Laugh with Jim Breuer: Acclaimed comedian and Saturday Night Live alum will grace the Odeum stage. East Greenwich

 

August 14-15

Providence Grays Festival: The vintage baseball team brings the spirit of 1884 to Rocky Point Park; opponents TBA. Warwick

 

August 19

Music on Main Stroll: More than 40 artists and musicians perform on the sidewalk during one of the summer’s four themed Main Street Strolls. East Greenwich

 

All Summer Long

SUNDAYS

Garden City Sweat: Work up a sweat and soak up the sun in weekly barre and yoga classes at Haven Fitness. Cranston

 

TUESDAYS

Oakland Beach Cruise Nights: Greater Warwick Lions Club present DJ music, raffles, and refreshments accompanying this weekly event showcasing classic, vintage, and sports cars. Warwick

 

WEDNESDAYS

Good Eats at Goddard Park: For the first time ever, find food trucks and live music at Goddard Park this summer on the second Wednesday of every month. Bonus: It’s the perfect place to watch the sunset! Warwick

 

THURSDAYS

Warwick Food Truck Nights: Join an army of food trucks at Crowne Plaza the third Thursday of the month for an evening of sweet and savory samples, beer and wine by Trinity Brewhouse, and live music. 

 

SATURDAYS

Pawtuxet Village Farmers Market: One of the oldest farmers markets in Rhode Island, you can’t help but stop and stroll the stands while taking in the waterside views. Cranston

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