Feb
23
2:30 PM14:30

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 2:30 p.m. and the second departs at 3:30 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
24
9:00 AM09:00

Woodland Owner Workshop Series

About: The Rhode Island Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO) is holding a series of four Saturday-morning workshops about woodland management topics on Feb. 10, 17, 24 and March 3. The sessions will include information on various land management topics, including digital mapping, wildlife habitat, insect pests and their controls, mushroom cultivation, property liability issues and the siting of renewable energy projects in forested areas. Cost is $15 per workshop for non-members and $10 for members.
Info: To see the full list of workshop topics and to register, visit rifco.org, or call 401-568-3421. 

View Event →
Feb
24
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

 

View Event →
Feb
25
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

 

View Event →
Feb
28
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

 

View Event →
Feb
28
3:30 PM15:30

Rally to Protect New England’s Coast From Offshore Oil Drilling

  • Plaza on north side of R.I. Statehouse (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The U.S. Department of Interior has proposed allowing oil drilling off the coast of New England. Under the proposal, nearly 90 percent of U.S. continental-shelf waters, including Rhode Island and New England waters, would be open to oil and gas exploration, development and production. Save The Bay is holding the rally beginning at 3:30 p.m. At 3:45 p.m., participants will march to the Providence Marriott, 1 Orms St., and stand together in peaceful protest until 5:30 p.m. Bring your signs and posters. To submit a letter of opposition to the Bureau of Ocean Management, click here.

View Event →
Feb
28
5:30 PM17:30

Rhode Island Environmental Education Association Annual Meeting

  • Rhode Island College, Student Union Ballroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join the Rhode Island Environmental Association (RIEEA) for its annual meeting. Highlights will include presentations by: Susan Zoll, assistant professor of early childhood education at Rhode Island College; Cali Cornell from the Office of College and Career Readiness at the Department of Education; Jim Murphy, sustainability coordinator at Rhode Island College; Maryam Kouya, Cranston parent and Youth in Action students. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak with presenters and network with others in the environmental education community.
Info: To learn more or to register, visit rieea.org.

 

View Event →
Mar
1
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

 

View Event →
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Screening of "Saving Snow"

About: Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, a struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding. Ski towns and the snow sports industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future. "Saving Snow" documents the struggle against fading winters. This screening is free and open to the public.
Info: To register for this free screening, click here

View Event →
Mar
2
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

 

View Event →
Mar
3
9:00 AM09:00

Woodland Owner Workshop Series

About: The Rhode Island Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO) is holding a series of four Saturday-morning workshops about woodland management topics on Feb. 10, 17, 24 and March 3. The sessions will include information on various land management topics, including digital mapping, wildlife habitat, insect pests and their controls, mushroom cultivation, property liability issues and the siting of renewable energy projects in forested areas. Cost is $15 per workshop for non-members and $10 for members.
Info: To see the full list of workshop topics and to register, visit rifco.org, or call 401-568-3421. 

View Event →
Mar
3
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.
 

View Event →
Mar
3
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Mar
3
1:30 PM13:30

FrogWatch Training

About: Become a citizen scientist with FrogWatch USA and help save the planet's frogs. FrogWatch trainings cover the importance of amphibians in the environment. Trainees will learn how to tell frog species apart by their calls and how to report findings to FrogWatch USA. Cost is $10 per household (up to 2 adults and 2 children age 8+)
Info: Visit rwpzoo.org.
 

View Event →
Mar
4
8:30 AM08:30

5th Annual Winter Conference for Organic Farm and Garden

  • 691 Main Street Warren, RI, 02885 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Rhode Island (NOFA/RI) Winter Conference is the organization's largest educational event of the year. Join NOFA/RI for a full day of workshops and speakers. The conference will feature Jennifer and Pete Salinetti from the documentary, "A Small Good Thing," the RI Mushroom Hunting Foundation, Mary Blue of Farmacy Herbs, Ben Hewitt on Homesteading, Chuck Currie from Freedom Food Farm, Julie Rawson and Jack Kittredge on carbon farming, Rick Hermonont on farm business, and Dan Bensenoff on farm gardens. Enjoy a potluck lunch with attendees.
Info: To learn more and to register, visit nofari.org.

View Event →
Mar
4
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Mar
4
1:00 PM13:00

FrogWatch Training

About: Become a citizen scientist with FrogWatch USA and help save the planet's frogs. FrogWatch trainings cover the importance of amphibians in the environment. Trainees will learn how to tell frog species apart by their calls and how to report findings to FrogWatch USA. Cost is $10 per household (up to 2 adults and 2 children age 8+)
Info: Visit rwpzoo.org.
 

View Event →
Mar
4
2:00 PM14:00

WaterHacksRI Showcase and Pitch Competition

  • 15 Lippitt Road Kingston, RI, 02881 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: During WaterHacksRI, students will compete to design, build and create new ideas focused on developing solutions to residential water issues. Attendees will hear from Macky McCleary, the administrator of Rhode Island Department of Public Utilities and Carriers, watch teams pitch their solutions, and network with a growing community of water innovators in Rhode Island.
Info: Click here.

View Event →
Mar
7
10:00 AM10:00

Learn about Microgrids

  • National Grid Energy Innovation Hub (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Microgrids present unique opportunities and benefits for communities that have them. These benefits can come in the form of disaster resilience, clean energy sources and reduced utility bills. To learn more about microgrids, attend this question-and-answer session. Because space is limited, RSVP is required.
Info: To RSVP, visit climable.org.

View Event →
Mar
7
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

View Event →
Mar
8
9:00 AM09:00

Rhode Island Compost Conference & Trade Show

About: This year's Compost Conference & Trade Show is jointly sponsored by the Environment Council of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island College Office of Sustainability. This full-day conference features a slate of speakers from Rhodes Island and beyond. Cost to attend is $40.
Info: To learn more or to register online, visit environmentcouncilri.org.

 

View Event →
Mar
8
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

View Event →
Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Meadows 1-2-3

  • 180 Hemenway Road Framingham, MA, 01701 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: No one can grow an instant flowering meadow, but this one-day seminar will increase your understanding of what it takes to create and maintain one. Topics include: meadows defined, the value of meadows in modern ecology, site selection, community factors, site preparation, the roles of grasses and flowering species, plant species selection, seeds versus plugs, seasonal considerations, weeds, and what to expect from your meadow in years one, two, and three. This event is sponsored by New England Wild Flower Society and Ecological Landscape Alliance. Cost is $80 for members of either sponsoring organization and $96 for non-members.
Info: To learn more and to register, visit newenglandwild.org.

View Event →
Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show

About: The Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) will be hosting its annual Winter Art Show and silent auction. This year, contributing artists will continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The silent auction will be held at the show’s finale on March 10, with a reception from 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more and to get a preview of the silent auction, visit westportwatershed.org.

View Event →
Mar
10
12:00 PM12:00

Westport River Watershed Alliance Winter Art Show Reception and Slient Auction

About: Join the Westport River Watershed Alliance (WRWA) for the finale of its Winter Art Show. This year's contributing artists continue the theme “Oars and Paddles,” transforming old oars and paddles into works of art. More than 50 old oars were donated and beautified by well-known local artists. The gallery will be open from noon to 5 p.m. The  reception and a silent auction will be held 5-7 p.m.
Info: To learn more, visit westportwatershed.org.

View Event →
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

The Providence Flea

About: The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of indoor winter and spring markets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from Jan. 14 through Apr. 22. The markets will feature new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, coffee and food trucks, community nonprofits and live music. Market-goers can take advantage of free off-street parking. Admission is free.
Info: For vendor application, e-newsletter signup and directions, visit providenceflea.com.

View Event →
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Potluck & Speaker: Pawcatuck River Fish Passage Projects

About: South Kingstown Land Trust (SKLT) hosts The Nature Conservancy's Scott Comings who will present his organization's efforts to reconnect the lower Pawcatucket River for river herrings and other wildlife. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. followed by Comings presentation at 6:30 p.m. Bring your favorite dish to share. Space is limited and attendees are encouraged to register in advance by e-mailing mo.howard@sklt.org or calling 401-789-0962 ext. 202
Info: Visit SKLT.org.
 

View Event →
Mar
14
7:30 PM19:30

Screening of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste"

About: Aquidneck Community Table will be hosting a screening of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," narrated by Anthony Bourdain. A panel discussion will follow the film. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds support Aquidneck Community Table’s zero-waste initiative. Bring your own beverage container and win a chance at a raffle prize.
Info: To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit janepickens.com.

View Event →
Mar
17
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m..
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Mar
18
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m..
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

"Amazon Adventures" Film Screening

About: In celebration of the Roger Williams Park Zoo’s rainforest exhibit, opening summer 2018, the zoo will host a screening of "Amazon Adventures: A True Story of Scientific Discovery." Explore the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates and the bio-diversity of the Amazon Rainforest. Come at 6:30 p.m. to enjoy animal encounters, door prizes and raffles. The screening begins at 7:00 p.m. Stay after the film for a discussion with the zoo's director, Jeremy Goodman and director of conservation, Lou Perrotti.
Cost is $10 per person Tickets are available on a first-come basis. Pre-registration is required.
Info: To learn more and to buy tickets, visit rwpzoo.org.

View Event →
Mar
24
7:00 PM19:00

Free Screening of “Forest Man” and “Flight of the Butterflies”

About: The story of Jadav Payeng, an Indian man who single-handedly planted nearly 1,400 acres of forest to save his island, Majuli, along with “Flight of the Butterflies” — a film of hundreds of millions of monarchs in their remote overwintering sanctuaries and along their migratory routes from Canada and across the United States to Mexico. The free screening is sponsored by the Sakonnet Preservation Association.
Info: Click here.

View Event →
Mar
25
10:00 AM10:00

The Providence Flea

About: The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of indoor winter and spring markets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from Jan. 14 through Apr. 22. The markets will feature new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, coffee and food trucks, community nonprofits and live music. Market-goers can take advantage of free off-street parking. Admission is free.
Info: For vendor application, e-newsletter signup and directions, visit providenceflea.com.

View Event →
Mar
30
1:00 PM13:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m..
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Mar
31
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
1
1:00 PM13:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1 p.m., and the second departs at 2 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
2
2:00 PM14:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
3
3:00 PM15:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
4
3:00 PM15:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
5
3:00 PM15:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
6
4:00 PM16:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
8
10:00 AM10:00

The Providence Flea

About: The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of indoor winter and spring markets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from Jan. 14 through Apr. 22. The markets will feature new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, coffee and food trucks, community nonprofits and live music. Market-goers can take advantage of free off-street parking. Admission is free.
Info: For vendor application, e-newsletter signup and directions, visit providenceflea.com.

View Event →
Apr
10
10:00 AM10:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
11
11:00 AM11:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 11 a.m., and the second departs at noon.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
12
11:00 AM11:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 11 a.m., and the second departs at noon.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
13
11:00 AM11:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 11 a.m., and the second departs at noon.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Urban Agriculture Kick-Off

About: Southside Community Land Trust's (SCLT) Urban Agriculture Kick-off will take at four sites in Providence's West End, South Side, Olneyville, and East Side neighborhoods. (Click here for exact locations.)  At each site SCLT staff will offer workshops on basic organic gardening, and answer questions about chemical-free gardening and how to get the most out of small plots, containers and backyard gardens. Guests are free to take home non-GMO, organic and heirloom vegetable, herb and flower seeds. SCLT members can take home up to 50 gallons of free organic compost. Rain date is April 15.
Info: Call 401-273-9419, or visit southsideclt.org.
 

View Event →
Apr
14
11:00 AM11:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 11 a.m., and the second departs at noon.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
15
11:00 AM11:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 11 a.m., and the second departs at noon.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
16
11:00 AM11:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 11 a.m., and the second departs at noon.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
17
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon, and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Apr
22
10:00 AM10:00

The Providence Flea

About: The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of indoor winter and spring markets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from Jan. 14 through Apr. 22. The markets will feature new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, coffee and food trucks, community nonprofits and live music. Market-goers can take advantage of free off-street parking. Admission is free.
Info: For vendor application, e-newsletter signup and directions, visit providenceflea.com.

View Event →

Feb
22
1:30 PM13:30

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1:30 p.m. and the second departs at 2:30 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
21
1:30 PM13:30

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1:30 p.m. and the second departs at 2:30 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
20
6:00 PM18:00

Screening of "Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock"

  • 27 North Road South Kingstown, RI, 02879 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Event title: AWAKE, A Dream from Standing Rock

About: Join the Green Task Force of Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County (UUCSC) and the Tomaquag Museum for a special screening of "Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock," a film that tells the story of the Water Protectors’ peaceful resistance to the Dakota Access pipeline. A discussion with co-director Myron Dewy (via livestream) and three local Water Protectors who spent time at Standing Rock will follow the screening. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are encouraged.
Info: Click here.


 

View Event →
Feb
20
1:00 PM13:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1 p.m. and the second departs at 2 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
19
1:00 PM13:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1 p.m. and the second departs at 2 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
18
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

The Providence Flea

About: The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of indoor winter and spring markets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from Jan. 14 through Apr. 22. The markets will feature new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, coffee and food trucks, community nonprofits and live music. Market-goers can take advantage of free off-street parking. Admission is free.
Info: For vendor application, e-newsletter signup and directions, visit providenceflea.com.

View Event →
Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

Start Farming with Southside Community Land Trust

  • 109 Somerset Street Providence, RI, 02907 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Come hear about Southside Community Land Trust's (SCLT's) training programs for beginning farmers and those who want to grow and sell food to their friends, neighbors and others in Rhode Island. Learn about sustainable techniques and what to consider when planning to grow food for sale.
Info: To register, click here.

 

View Event →
Feb
17
9:00 AM09:00

Woodland Owner Workshop Series

  • West Greenwich Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Rhode Island Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO) is holding a series of four Saturday-morning workshops about woodland management topics on Feb. 10, 17, 24 and March 3. The sessions will include information on various land management topics, including digital mapping, wildlife habitat, insect pests and their controls, mushroom cultivation, property liability issues and the siting of renewable energy projects in forested areas. Cost is $15 per workshop for non-members and $10 for members.
Info: To see the full list of workshop topics and to register, visit rifco.org, or call 401-568-3421. 

View Event →
Feb
17
8:00 AM08:00

Johnston Eco-Depot

  • 65 Shun Pike Johnston, RI, 02919 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Resource Recovery invites Rhode Island residents to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste (anything labeled with a skull and crossbones, or words like toxic, poison, flammable or combustible). This Eco-Depot is available to Rhode Island residents only, and to help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be made in advance by calling 401-942-1430 x241.
Info: Visit ecodepotri.org.

 

View Event →
Feb
16
12:00 PM12:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at noon and the second departs at 1 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Discover Marine Microbes

About: Microbes are everywhere in the ocean. There can be a million of them in a single milliliter of seawater, but how do we study them? Scientists Rebecca Stevick and Victoria Fulfer, who research marine microbes, will tell attendees about the techniques they use to learn about this microscopic world, from the coasts to the seafloor beneath the deep ocean. Free and open to the public.
Info: Click here.

View Event →
Feb
15
6:00 PM18:00

Providence Green Drinks

About: Each month Providence Green Drinks highlights the work of environmental organizations and initiatives with a brief presentation followed by discussion and networking over food and drink. This month's event will feature a presentation by Valantyn Koziak and Kipp Bradford, co-founders of HAPI Water Solutions, which provides potable water through a compact atmospheric generator.
Info: To RSVP for this free event, click here

View Event →
Feb
14
4:30 PM16:30

Rhode Island: A Sinking State

  • URI Coastal Institute Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Although Rhode Island is losing only 1 millimeter of ground annually, it plays a meaningful role in present-day flooding along a coastal state that is mostly at sea level or 10 to 30 feet above. Simon Engelhart, a University of Rhode Island researcher reconstructing past sea-level rise to gain a better understanding of how the land responds to better inform resiliency measures by coastal managers, will lead the discussion. To RSVP, send an e-mail to mmhaas@uri.edu.
Info: Click here.

View Event →
Feb
12
6:00 PM18:00

School of Fish with Chef Noah Metnick

About: At Eating with the Ecosystem’s School of Fish, Rhode Island chefs educate attendees about different methods for turning whole local seafood into a meal. Learn how to use plentiful local species like scup, skate, squid, Jonah crab, whiting, whole sea scallops, dogfish, sea robin and fluke. Each workshop is also a dinner, complete with wine and good company. Workshop cost is $50 per person.
Info: Visit eatingwiththeecosystem.org.

View Event →
Feb
11
10:00 AM10:00

The Providence Flea

About: The Providence Flea is back for a limited run of indoor winter and spring markets on the second and fourth Sundays of the month from Jan. 14 through Apr. 22. The markets will feature new and returning vintage vendors, artisans, makers, coffee and food trucks, community nonprofits and live music. Market-goers can take advantage of free off-street parking. Admission is free.
Info: For vendor application, e-newsletter signup and directions, visit providenceflea.com.

View Event →
Feb
10
9:00 AM09:00

Woodland Owner Workshop Series

  • West Greenwich Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: The Rhode Island Forest Conservator’s Organization (RIFCO) is holding a series of four Saturday-morning workshops about woodland management topics on Feb. 10, 17, 24 and March 3. The sessions will include information on various land management topics, including digital mapping, wildlife habitat, insect pests and their controls, mushroom cultivation, property liability issues and the siting of renewable energy projects in forested areas. Cost is $15 per workshop for non-members and $10 for members.
Info: To see the full list of workshop topics and to register, visit rifco.org, or call 401-568-3421. 

View Event →
Feb
8
6:30 PM18:30

Natural History & Ecology of Rhode Island Seaweeds

  • Rhode Island Natural History Survey (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Lindsay Green-Gavrielidis will speak about the natural history of Ocean State seaweeds and discuss what changes have occurred in these communities. Seaweeds are essential components of coastal ecosystems. The event is free, but registration is required. To RSVP, send an e-mail to programadmin@rinhs.org or call 401-874-5800.

View Event →
Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Norman Bird Sanctuary's Family Nature Night: Meet the Animals

About: Bring the family to this hands-on experience at Norman Bird Sanctuary. Meet animal ambassadors up close, and learn what makes reptiles, amphibians, mammals and birds unique. We will discuss local species and what you can do to help protect our scaly, slimy, furry and feathered friends. Cost is $8 for members and $10 for non-members.
Info: Visit normanbirdsanctuary.org.

 

View Event →
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Private Well Workshop

About: In Rhode Island, private well owners are responsible for testing and maintaining the quality of their own well water. To provide residents with information on private well water testing, treatment and maintenance, water-quality experts from URI and the state Department of Health will provide educational materials and answer questions.
Info: Click here.

View Event →
Feb
4
1:00 PM13:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1 p.m. and the second departs at 2 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
3
1:00 PM13:00

Newport Seal Watch Tours with Save The Bay

  • 18 Market Square Newport, RI, 02840 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join Save The Bay aboard one of its education vessels and motor through historic Newport Harbor, where you can take in views of seals resting on Citing Rock off Rose Island and the Newport Bridge. Save The Bay provides binoculars, and expert guides offer an educational view of these winter marine visitors and their habitat. Register for one of two one-hour tours this day. The first tour departs at 1 p.m. and the second departs at 2 p.m.
Info: Visit savebay.org.

View Event →
Feb
3
8:00 AM08:00

Johnston Eco-Depot

  • 65 Shun Pike Johnston, RI, 02919 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Rhode Island Resource Recovery invites Rhode Island residents to safely dispose of their household hazardous waste. This Eco-Depot is available to Rhode Island residents only, and to help reduce time spent in line, appointments should be made in advance by calling 401-942-1430 x241.
Info: Visit ecodepotri.org.

View Event →
Feb
1
5:30 PM17:30

Newport Green Drinks

About: February's Newport Green Drinks will be held at Team One, where attendees will learn about sustainability initiatives planned for the Volvo Ocean Race Newport stopover. Newport Green Drinks is held the first Thursday of each month and serves a networking event for people who are personally and/or professionally involved in environmental and sustainability issues.
Info: Click here.

 

View Event →
Jan
31
6:00 PM18:00

Solarize South Kingtown Community Event: Solar Makes Sense

  • South Kingstown Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

About: Join the Solarize South Kingtown team to learn more about how solar can work for your home or business. Solarize South Kingstown provides access to many incentives and credtis that make solar affordable and a great investment. Representatives from the state, the town and Solarflair, the town's chosen solar installer, will be available to answer your questions.
Info: Contact Brian Hession at 401-349-3475 or visit solarizeri.com.

 

View Event →