Calendar of events

Monday, February 18

KIDS PLAY WITH THE PAST: THE BURNING OF BRISTOL

10:00 AM
Come find out why the British burned Bristol in 1778 and also join Mr. Battcher as he opens his BOX OF AMAZING HISTORY. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with special events at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. Historic games, puzzles, coloring and …

Toe Jam Puppet Band

10:00 AM
Sing, dance and play the hour away with New Bedford’s favorite, the Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Buttonwood Park Zoo every Monday morning at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, February 19

Tuesday trail team in Westport

9:00 AM
The Westport Land Conservation Trust is looking for volunteers to join a weekly group to beautify and maintain the more than 10 miles of trails managed by WLCT. The “Tuesday Trail Team” will meet …

Wednesday, February 20

Trinity Rep presents thrilling, modernized Macbeth

7:30 PM
From the director of last spring’s Ragtime, this Shakespearean thriller bursts at breakneck speed with more suspense, murder, and madness than a blockbuster film. This suspenseful and …

Thursday, February 21

Children’s story hour in Barrington

10:00 AM
Come to Barrington Books and hear Miss Margie read several theme-related story and picture books geared towards the pre-school set, followed by craft time allowing the children to express their …

Young children’s story hour

10:00 AM
Bring your little ones for stories geared for 3- to 5-year-olds. Includes a craft and light snack.

Toddler tales at the Zoo

10:30 AM
Enjoy a zooper fun story time at the zoo, every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Includes a snack and a craft/activity. Recommended for ages 3-5.

Howard Windham to present ‘oo-papa-doo’ in group exhibit at IMAGO Gallery

12:00 PM
Imago Foundation for the Arts (IFA) will feature artwork by IFA artist member Howard Windham and guest artist Linda Behar as part of a group exhibit January 31 through March 10 at IMAGO Gallery, 36 Market Street, Warren. The public is invited to a …

Take-Out Thursday @ Holy Angels Church

3:00 PM
The downstairs, fully-accessible hall at Holy Angels Church in Barrington will be the location of Take-Out Thursday, a food sale sponsored in part by the Knights of Columbus, Bishop Hickey Council, on Thursday, February 21, and all are welcome. …

Trinity Rep presents thrilling, modernized Macbeth

7:30 PM
From the director of last spring’s Ragtime, this Shakespearean thriller bursts at breakneck speed with more suspense, murder, and madness than a blockbuster film. This suspenseful and …

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