2018 April Vacation KidoGuide

Events are arranged by date and all are in Rhode Island unless otherwise noted.  Many of the events require registration.

Please note that we do our best to provide up-to-date and accurate information. Always check with event organizers if you have any questions and to see if any changes have been made since our KidoGuide was published.

An Owl in the Library!

Whooooo could imagine a real live owl visiting a library? Well the Audubon Society of RI does and so do we! Along with bringing a majestic feathered visitor, our friends at the Audubon Society will be sharing stories and fun facts about owls as well! Ages 3+. Free & all are welcome!  Please phone Lindsay or email lshaw@provath.org to register.

When: 2:30-3:30 pm, April 14
Where: Providence Anthenaeum, 251 Benefit St, Providence
Phone: (401) 421-6970
Cost: Free, Registration required.

Edaville Family Theme Park

Come RIDE, ROAR, and EXPLORE at the exciting world of Edaville! With 3 PARKS IN 1, you can ride through Cran-Central, roar throughout Dino Land, and explore with Thomas & Friends through the magical Island of Sodor! Admission includes all rides & attractions.

When: 10 am–5 pm, April 14 opens for the season.
Where: Edaville Family Theme Park, 5 Pine Street, Carver, MA
Phone: (508) 866-8190
Cost: $37, buy tickets online.

April Vacation Week at the Providence Public Library.

11 am-1 pm, April 14 and 21:5 pm-8 pm, April 16 and 18:  MakerSpace Exploration  There’s always something exciting and fun on tap in our Makerspace…for ages 10+. Come check out Dash & Dot Robots, Makey Makey, Ozobots and more. Located in Teen Room. Must register for this event.
2 pm-3 pm, April 15: Family Learning Sunday: Dig It! Gardening with SCLT
Our friends from Southside Community Land Trust will be here leading a fun gardening activity for the entire family! (For ages 5—10). Located in Barnard Room. Registration is required for this event.
3 pm-5 pm, April 16: Games Galore!! Come join us for some old-fashioned fun! Let’s get into some board-games. Families invited! (All ages) Located in the Teen Room.
9:30 am-11:30 am, April 17: STEAM Lab – Children’s Workshop Create and explore in our new STEAM Lab where science, technology, engineering, art and math come together in innovative and exciting ways. (For ages 5—10). Located in the Teen Room. Must register for this event.
3 pm-5 pm, April 19: Button Making Workshop
Are you a budding button-maker? Come make buttons using old magazine art or your own drawings! (For ages 10+) Located in Teen Room. Must register for this event.
2-4 pm, April 20: Printing with Nature and RISD Artist Anna McNeary Join RISD artist/educator Anna McNeary for an afternoon of making colorful prints with fruits, veggies, flowers, and leaves. (For Families) Located in the Teen Room. Please register for this event.
2-3 pm, April 22: Origami with Rod. The traditional Japanese art of paper folding has evolved into a modern art form. Join Rod as we create beautiful paper creations together. Located in the Teen Room. Must register for this event.

Where: Providence Public Library, 150 Empire Street, Providence
Phone: (401) 455-8098
Cost: Free events. Please register.

Newport Daffodil Days

• Opening Ceremonies, 1-2 pm, April 14, Bannisters Wharf
• Enchanted Storytime with Rapunzel and Belle 10:30 am, April 14, Newport Public Library
• Daffy Dogs on Parade, 2-3 pm, April 14, Departs from Black Dog on Bannisters Wharf
• Children’s Tree Walk and Bucket Truck Event, 1-2:30 pm, April 20, Miantonomi Memorial Park
• Earth Day Cleanup, 9-11 am, April 21, Ballard Park
• Sidewalk Parade, 10:30 am-12:30 pm, April 21, Florence Gray Center
• Earth Day Celebration, 12:30-2 pm, April 21, Miantonomi Park
• And many more

When: April 14-22, please check out The Daffodil Days Calendar of Events
Where: Events held at various locations throughout Newport
Cost: Many are free. Please check website.

April Vacation Week at The Providence Children’s Museum

11 am-2 pm, April 14-16: Paper Caper: Fold and crease paper to create whirligigs, design gliders and fashion other fabulous flying contraptions – then send them soaring! Recommended for ages 5 and up.
10 am-3 pm, April 17-20: Legopalooza. Challenge your Lego Building skills through creative prompts and imaginative free building. Build bridges that span waterways ad explore solutions to help a Lego person climb out of a cave.
10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, & 2 pm, April 17: Wingmasters. Meet and learn about majestic birds of prey such as (birds are different every year) a glorious golden eagle, a tiny owl, a red-tailed hawk, and a falcon. Presented by licensed rehabilitator Julie Collier.
11 am, 1 pm, & 2 pm, April 18, Mad Science: Marvels of Motion. This interactive show explores the fundamentals of moving science with Newton’s Laws of Motion. Discover the science of gravity and balance, kinetic beads, and watch the Mad Scientist remove a tablecloth without clearing the table! All these experiments are done with household objects.
1:00 – 3:00 pm, April 21-22: Earth Day Celebration. Celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly activities! In the Children’s Garden, plant a seed and learn how to care for it, design an Earth Day poster and more. In Water Ways, guests will explore the nature and states of water and learn about it as an energy source.
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, April 20: MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five! The Museum is open free from 5:00 – 8:00 PM for “MetLife Family Friday – Free at Five!” sponsored by MetLife Foundation. Stay out late and splash, play, explore and discover!

Where: The Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South Street, Providence
Phone:
(401) 247-5437
Cost:
$12.00 for adults and children; babies under 12 months are free. Providence Children’s Museum members are always free.

April Vacation Week at the Children’s Museum of Easton

1-3 pm, April 14: Squishy Circuits. Light up LEDs using play dough and batteries!
3pm, April 14: Pure Vocals. Enjoy an a cappella performance from Curry College’s Pure Vocals.
1-3 pm, April 15: Electricity, Electricity. Become part of a circuit! You will conduct electricity to complete a circuit to play music and make lights light up.
10 am & 11 am, April 16: Clay Techniques. Join Judith Murray Smith in learning about the tools and techniques for sculpting with clay as you create your own masterpiece. Mr. Smith will be teaching two thirty-minute sessions of Create with Clay, beginning at 10am and 11am, but space will be limited so come early if you are interested in this program. ($5 materials fee)
11 am & 1 pm, April 17: Beauty & the Beast. Be our guest, be our guest! Join Belle for an enchanting performance reading her story, singing, dancing and games.
10 am-3 pm, April 18: Hydrogen Power with Air Liquide. Explore hydrogen power through hands-on activities. Power a model car with water, make a water molecule and more!
10 am-noon, April 19: Lego Challenge. North Easton Machine challenges you to build a variety of objects using Lego bricks! Also, learn about how North Easton Machine manufactures precision parts for the bio-medical, microwave, high-tech, musical and electronic industries.
10 am-1 pm, April 19: New York Life Child ID Event. Get a free Child ID card courtesy of New York Life. To receive a free ID, children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
12:30pm-2:30pm, April 19: Exploring Robots with Norris Labs. Meet the robots from Norris Labs and learn how Steve makes his robot friends. Steve returns with some old favorites like Huey the Color Chasing Robot as well as some new creations.
10 am-3 pm, April 20: Columbia Gas. Join Representatives from Columbia Gas to explore the equipment and tools they and learn how natural gas flows underground and how to Dig Safe through hands-on activities
3pm, April 20: BSU Noteworthy. Enjoy a special musical performance from Bridgewater State University’s a Capella group Noteworthy!
1pm-3pm, April 21: Air Power. Launch air powered rockets and use the power of air to knock things over!
1pm-3pm, April 22: Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day by up cycling a variety of interesting materials in the MakerSpace.

Where: The Children’s Museum of Easton, 9 Sullivan Avenue, North Easton, MA
Phone: (508) 230-3789
Cost: $9 per person. Members and children under 1 are free.

Second Saturday – Providence Children’s Film Festival: The World Around Us!

Join us for a family road trip! Our world is richly infused with opportunities for discovery and revelation. This Providence Children’s Film Festival curated shorts reel will get you thinking about expanding your horizons beyond what meets the eye. After the films, join us for hands-on piñata decorating inspired by the incredible creations made in Mexico and seen in the documentary short “Piñata Kings”.
Films are appropriate for all ages. In English, with English subtitles, or no dialogue

When: 10:30 am, April 14
Where: Newport Arts Museum, 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
Phone: (401) 848-8200
Cost: Free with paid museum admission. (Admission adults $15, Youth to age 18 free)

Let’s Get Animated! – Providence Children’s Film Festival in Newport!

There are many ways to tell a story – paints, pastels, textiles, and even text from a typewriter (ask your grandparents about that last one). Join us for a curated collection of pint sized works of art from around the world that are sure to challenge, delight and inspire. Films are for all ages. In English, or with English subtitles, or with no dialogue. 69 min

When: 1:30 am, April 14
Where: Newport Arts Museum, 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport
Phone: (401) 848-8200
Cost: Members $8 adults $5 youth: Non-Member $10 adults $7 youth

Magic Carpet Ride – Providence Children’s Film Fest

Jump on the PCFF magic carpet and get ready to ride! We will explore the cinematic wonders of the world from eight different countries. No genie needed! There will be stories of a girl wanting to live in a zoo, a baby wolf raised by a bunny family and a love story between two dirigible pilots. This year’s reel will transport you from as close as New York City to as far away as New Zealand and Switzerland.
In English or no dialogue | 2016, 2017 | 70 min | Recommended for all ages

When: 2 pm, April 15
Where: Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley Street, Jamestown
Phone: (401) 560-0979
Cost: adults $8, children $6

Mad Science in Your Neighborhood

11 am, April 15: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Route 6A, Brewster (508) 896-3867. We are happy to be kicking off vacation week at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History and presenting our exciting preschool show! Register.

10 am-1 pm, April 16-20: Mastermind Adventures, 262 Swansea Mall Drive #205, Swansea Ma (508) 812-0346. Located inside Swansea Mall, across from Macy’s and Kay Jewelers. Mad Science is very excited to be partnering with Mastermind Adventures, in the mornings during vacation week, to present an exciting Eureka Awesome Activity Week! This week-long program runs for three hours a day! Each day features a different theme and tons of hands on activities and experiments to bring home! Please call for pricing and registration.

1:30-4:30 pm, April 16-20: Mastermind Adventures, 262 Swansea Mall Drive #205, Swansea Ma (508) 812-0346. Located inside Swansea Mall, across from Macy’s and Kay Jewelers. Mad Science is not just running 1 program with Mastermind Adventures. In the afternoon, we will be building Robots in our Red-Hot Robots Awesome Activity Week! Learn all about robots and robotics. During the week our young Mad Scientists will even be building their own Kingii Dragon Robot to take home with them! Please call for pricing and registration.

2-4 pm, April 16: The Kingston Collection, 101 Kingston Collection Way, Kingston, MA (781) 582-2445 We will be visiting The Kingston Collection for some vacation week fun! Come see our Marvels in Motion show followed up by a Stunt Planes Activity Booth. Held in center court.

9 am – noon, April 17-20: Falmouth Recreation Department
Mad Science will be visiting Falmouth Tuesday through Friday to present our Eureka Awesome Activity Week! This week-long program runs for three hours a day! Each day features a different theme and tons of hands on activities and experiments to bring home! $130 Must register.

9 am- noon, April 17 – 19: Barrington Recreation Department
Mad Science will be visiting Barrington Tuesday through Thursday to present a Three Day MSI: Mad Science Investigates Awesome Activity Program! Each day focuses on a different theme and features hands on activities and experiments to bring home! $110 Must register.

1:30 pm, April 17: Warwick Mall: 400 Bald Hill Road, Warwick (401) 739-7500. Tuesday finds us at the Warwick Mall Warwick Mall for an exciting Fire & Ice show! Held in Center Mall.

11:00 am, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, April 18: Providence Children’s Museum, 100 South Street, Providence (401) 247-5437 Mad Science is excited to be returning to The Children’s Museum to present our Marvels in Motion Show. Space is limited for each show, so check with Providence Children’s Museum Events Page for more information!

All Season Long: Pawtucket Red Sox, McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Avenue, Pawtucket (401) 724-7300 Mad Science is thrilled to announce that we will be returning to McCoy Stadium for not only pre-game activities, but we will be presenting science experiments on the field in between innings! Check out the Paw Sox Schedule for more information!

Spring Vacation at Biomes
Take your family to see the largest collection of New England marine life in the world! From native species, to tropical strays, everything we have can be found right in our own waters. Please plan at least 1½ hours to see all the exhibits. Demonstrations held throughout the week of vacation, 1:00pm – Pufferfish Demonstration, 1:30pm – Tortoise Feeding, 2:00pm – Dogfish Shark Feeding, 2:30pm – Horseshoe Crab Feeding, 3:00pm – Skate Feeding, 3:30pm – Pufferfish Demonstration, 4:00pm – Stingray Feeding, 4:30pm – Seahorse Feeding.

When: noon – 5 pm, April 16-20
Where: Biomes Marine Biology, 6640 Post Road, North Kingstown
Phone: (401) 885-4690
Cost: adults $11, children (3-12) $9, children under 2 and members free.

Fairy Garden Days 2018

Explore our greenhouses and grounds where fairy houses and villages abound!  Embark on a scavenger hunt and walk through the Gnome Trail!  Enchant others with your creativity by crafting a fairy or gnome home!  Experience the healing power of nature as you and your family strolls through this magical world!

When: 10 am-4 pm, April 16-29
Where: Roger Williams Park Botanical Center, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence
Phone: (401) 680-7250
Cost: $10.00, Children (3-12), Seniors (64+) & Military (with ID) $5.00, Members: $3.00, under 3 FREE

 Mindfulness & Meditation for Busy Bodies (for children of all abilities) 

Here they will learn what happens to their bodies and minds when they feel different emotions and will work on developing their personal toolbox to effectively manage their feelings. Each child will also make stress putty which they will be able to take home to aide in their meditative practice. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Preregistration Required.  Space is limited!

When: 9–10 am, April 17
Cost: $15 (BC members $13) Register by April 15.

Good Morning Yogi (for children of all abilities)

Our intro to children’s yoga class will offer children of all abilities a safe, non-competitive, non-judgmental FUN environment where they can move their bodies, use their imaginations, and feel completely accepted exactly where they are.  Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Preregistration Required. Space is limited!

When: 9 – 10 am, April 19
Cost: $15 (BC members $13) Register by April 17.

April Vacation Art Camp

Explore a New Medium Every Day! Our flexible schedule offers 2 new workshops every day! Pick and choose based on your busy schedule or your camper’s interests!

When:  Monday, April 16–20
Where: Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road, Warwick
Phone: (401) 737-0010
Cost: $35.00 per Workshop. ($10 material fee for sculping class) Register for the full week, get 10% off!

Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experiences

Come to a one-hour program with Dave Marchetti! Learn about reptiles and small mammals. This is very hands on! Recommended for age 4 and up. Free

2 pm, April 16: Woonsocket Harris Library, 303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket
11 am, April 17: Middletown Library, 700 West Main Road, Middletown
2:30 pm, April 18: North Kingston Free Library, 100 Boone Street, North Kingstown
2 pm & 3 pm, April 19: Riverside Public Library, 475 Bullocks Point Road, Riverside.
10:30 am, April 20: Westerly Public Library, 44 Broad Street, Westerly
2 pm, April 20: Jamestown Library, 25 North Road, Jamestown

Party for the Planet at Roger Williams Park Zoo!

It’s time to party, Party for the Planet that is, at Roger Williams Park Zoo! This year’s event celebrates the importance of conservation and our environment represented at the core of the Zoo’s mission. Every day brings a new adventure. Discover some of the new Rainforest animals joining the Zoo family this summer, enjoy animal encounters with interesting creatures, learn a few circus acrobatics, meet and greet with Roger the Red Panda mascot, and participate in an array of artistic, hands-on activities. The week ends on Friday, April 20 with animal encounters, keeper talks and then (weather permitting) the first Food Truck Friday of the season at Carousel Village beginning at 5:00 pm.

When: 10 – 3 pm, April 16-20
Where: Roger Williams Park Zoo – 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence
Phone: (401) 785-3510
Cost: Free with zoo admission

Pony Rides
When: 10 am – 5 pm, April 16 opening for the season.
Cost: $5 per ride with zoo admission

Zip Line
When: 10 am – 5 pm.
Cost: $12 per rider with zoo admission, $10 for current Zoo members.

Train Rides
When: 10 am – 5 pm.
Cost: $3 per rider with zoo admission.

Camel Rides
When: 10 am – 5 pm, Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm.
Cost: $6 per rider with zoo admission

Mission Space Week

3-2-1 Blast off into space! Family fun activities, demonstrations and more during April school vacation. Activities include: build a Mars rover, be a rocket scientist and design a space craft, discover what it takes to go into space, fun crafts, special Mission Space museum quest and prizes. Meteorite or Meteor-Wrong, hold a space rock in your hands and learn about meteorites. See our Place in Space Planetarium Show. The museum is open every day from 10:00am to 4:00pm, with last admission at 3:30 pm. Public planetarium shows are offered at 2pm every day during April school vacation.

When: 10 am-4 pm, April 16-20
Where: Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence
Phone: (401) 680-7221
Cost: Museum: $2 per person, Planetarium: $3 per person (under 4 are not permitted

April School Vacation Week at the Audubon Environmental Education Center

Become a Nature Explorer! Join Audubon in a weeklong voyage to discover and test your nature skills. Take off on an expedition with an Audubon naturalist and explore our local habitats with nets, magnifying glasses, and more.
Monday, April 16, 2018: Explore the Shore – Join Audubon for a hike down to the seashore to find our favorite plants and animals. Come learn about these creatures and their amazing adaptations that help them live in such a special place. Kids will bring home a seashore-inspired craft.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018: Swamp Romp – Grab a net and head to the wetlands with Audubon to look for signs of spring! Can you spot a turtle? How about a frog? What other animals can you find with your net? We will make a special swamp-inspired craft to take home.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018: Meadow Madness – The meadow is home to lots of different creatures. From insects to rodents, it’s the perfect place for a bird of prey to find its next meal! Let’s look for insects and play a game to learn about raptor hunting skills.
Thursday, April 19, 2018: Forest Foray – Learn about the different animals who call this local habitat their home. Play nature games and work together to create fairy homes in the forest.
Friday, April 20, 2018: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Help Audubon celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly activities! Kids will play recycle themed games and craft a special piece of art out of recycled materials.
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When: 10 am-2 pm, April 16-20
Where: The Audubon Environment Education Center, 1401 Hope Street, Bristol
Phone: (401) 949-5454
Cost: Members: free, Non-Members $6 adult, $4 child, 3 and under free.

Feeding Frenzy at the Exploration Center & Aquarium with Save The Bay

Join the staff at the Save The Bay Exploration Center and Aquarium for an interactive and educational experience. Go behind the scenes to learn about and assist in feeding some of our favorite critters from Narragansett Bay! See little skates chow down, watch our stargazer electrify his prey, feast your eyes on sharks “tearing” into their dinner and much more. Advanced registration is required by 4:30 p.m. on the date of the event.

When: 5 pm-6 pm, April 17 & 19
Where: Exploration Center & Aquarium, 175 Memorial Blvd, Newport
Phone: (401) 324-6020
Cost: $8 Save the Bay Members / $10 non-members

April Vacation Week at Powder Mill Ledges

Tuesday, April 17, 2018: Super Seeds and Hanging Gardens – The smallest ones are like dust. The largest ones are heavy to lift. Some are soft as clouds. Some are as prickly as a cactus or sticky as glue. Come find out what makes seeds so amazing. We’ll play with lots of different seeds, sample some fruits and veggies as we examine their seeds, and plant some of our own in a ‘hanging baggie garden’ to take home. (For those with allergies: berries and tree nuts will be used in this class.) Program Fee: $8/member child; $12/non-member child. Ages: 5 and up
Wednesday, April 18: Big Hawk, Little Hawk – Come and meet two live raptors – a Red-tailed Hawk and an American Kestrel – the largest and the smallest hawks that are found in Rhode Island. Learn about the lives of these amazing birds and touch preserved feathers, wings and talons. Program Fee: $10/member adult, $5/member child; $14/non-member adult, $7/non-member child. Ages: 5 and up.
Thursday, April 19, 2018: Pond Exploration – You may know that frogs and ducks and turtles live near ponds, but have you ever looked for the small creatures that live in the mud and skate across the water surface? Come along on this search for ALL the life of a pond. Using nets and magnifiers we will check out pond plants and animals that often elude the naked eye. Come dressed for mud and wet. This program is designed for adults and children alike. Program Fee: $10/member adult-child pair; $14/non-member adult-child pair; $5 each additional member; $7 each additional non-member. Ages: 5 and up.
Friday, April 20, 2018: Froggy Fun! – Ribbit! Honk! Peep! Frogs are waking up in the spring. Hear a froggy story. Sing a froggy song. Make a froggy craft. Meet a live frog and learn all about these fun creatures. Program Fee: $5/member child; $7/non-member child. Ages: 3 and up.

When: 10 am-11:30 am, April 17-20
Where: Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield
Phone: (401) 949-5454
Cost: Varies per event. Must register prior to day of event.

United Way Family Volunteer Day: Literacy Rocks!

During April vacation, our Family Volunteer Day, Literacy Rocks! focuses on helping children fall in love with reading. Families of all sizes and ages join the fun of creating one-of-a-kind literacy kits that are donated to local children to help them build their own home libraries.
Families bring their favorite book to donate, and then have a blast creating the kits.
Consider spending some time this April volunteering with your family, and join us in our efforts to encourage a love of reading for young Rhode Islanders.

When: 10 am-3 pm, April 19
Where: United Way, 50 Valley Street, Providence
Phone: (401) 444-0634
Cost: Book to donate

Disney Jr. Dance Party! On Tour

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog Pals, Elena of Avalor, Doc McStuffins, Vampirina, The Lion Guard and more! Kids of all ages and their families are invited to get up and dance, play games and join the biggest dance party around! Tickets are available for purchase online. The VETS on-site Box Office is only open on show days. All persons regardless of age are required to have a ticket for family shows.

When: 6 pm, April 19
Where: The Vets Auditorium, 1 Ave of the Arts, Providence
Phone: (401) 421-2787
Cost: starts at $29.50

Spring Vacation Art Classes for Kids

This two-day course designed for young artists (ages 8-11) who like to do a variety of arts activities. Students will unleash their creativity and make fascinating discoveries while exploring the 200-year old historical mansion, grounds and carriage house. Students will learn to draw and paint in a beautiful, historical setting using a variety of materials while surrounded by exquisite artifacts and history. Activities and themes include portraits, landscapes, calligraphy, seascapes, sculpture, weaving and more. Class size is limited to 10 students, so be sure to register early.

When: 9 am–3 pm, April 19-20
Where: Linden Place Museum, 500 Hope St, Bristol
Phone: (401) 253-0390
Cost: $95 per student. Linden Place members receive a $20 discount

Take the kids to see a ball game!

Game time: 7:05 pm, April 20: Ceramic Mug Giveaway .  Fans entering McCoy Stadium will receive a PawSox Ceramic Mug. Presented by Dunkin’ Donuts and NESN.

Game time: 6:15 pm, April 21.: Harry Potter Night with Post-Game Fireworks.  It’s time to get your costumes, wands and Butterbeer tankards at the ready, because Saturday, April 20th is Harry Potter Night. Come watch the game and stay for a spectacular Harry Potter Themed Postgame Fireworks show. Gates open at 4:45pm. Presented by Pyrotecnico and Cat Country 98.1.

Sign up for the Pawsox Kids Club presented by CVS Health!  The exclusive club for PawSox Fans age 16 and under with events, rewards, and discounts geared to our biggest PawSox fans! Sign up here.

When: April 20-21
Where: McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Avenue, Pawtucket
Phone: (401) 724-7300
Cost: General admission, $9, Child/Senior/Military $6

Day Out with Thomas™: Big Adventures Tour 2018

All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine invites little engineers to join him and his best friend Percy for a day of big adventures and even bigger memories at Day Out with Thomas: Big Adventures Tour 2018 in Essex, CT on April 21st, 28th, 29th, as well as May 5th-6th. Take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends™ series. In addition, they will meet Percy, the little green engine, Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of the Railway and enjoy a day of Thomas-themed activities including crafts, photo ops, and much more. Tickets are available by calling 866-468-7630, or by visiting www.ticketweb.com/dowt. For more information and directions, contact The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. For information on Thomas & Friends.

When: Gates open at 8:30 am, April 21 (also, April 28-29, May 5-6)
Where: The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT
Phone: (800) 767-0103
Cost: Ticket prices are $25 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).

Heritage Ballet presents Swan Lake

Heritage Ballet presents a full-length performance of Swan Lake, the classic fairytale of the Swan Queen Odette, Prince Siegfried, and the sorcery, betrayal and love that unites them for all eternity. As timeless as the love that binds, Swan Lake will leave you spellbound until the very end.
Presented by Heritage Ballet.

When: 7 pm, April 21: & 2 pm, April 22
Where: The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket
Phone: (401) 762-4545
Cost: $15, $20, $30, $35, $40