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The Big E @ The Big E (Gate 1)
Sep 19 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 pm

Please see website for events.

The Big E Map

HOURS
Gates: 8am
Avenue of States: 10am – 9pm
Storrowton Village: 10am – 9pm
Most Exhibits & Buildings: 10am – 10pm
Midway: Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 10pm; Friday, 10am-11pm; Saturday, 10am – 11pm
Craft Common: 10am – 10pm
Agricultural Events: Agricultural activities begin early in the morning and are open to the public in the Mallary Complex.
Please note that no weapons are allowed on the grounds. Metal detectors are in use at every entrance gate to the fairgrounds. Bags are subject to search at gates.

Regular gate admission
Adults $15/Children ages 6-12 $10; Children five and under are free.
17-Day Value Passes are $40 for adults and $20 for children ages 6-12. Value Passes are available online now through Sept. 30 and at Big Y® World Class Market® Aug. 23 – Sept. 30.

Midway magic passes
$30 – valid any one day Mon. – Fri.
Gate tickets and Midway passes sold online at TheBigE.com and Big Y® World Class Market®, Sept. 13 – 30

Gate Discounts
Opening Day, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018
Be A Kid for a Day – All ages $10 (also sold online in advance)
Military Appreciation Day – ID required for free admission for:
~ Active duty and retired military personnel
~ Dependents of active duty military personnel
~ Veterans (no dependents)
Six-After-Five – Admission is only $6 after 5pm Mon. – Thurs.
Senior Days – Age 60 and over just $12 Mon. – Thurs.

The Executive Offices:
1305 Memorial Ave. West Springfield, MA 01089 phone: (413) 737-2443 fax: (413) 787-0127

Zoo-Cation Day Camps @ Roger Williams Park Zoo
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:30 pm


A day off from school does not have to mean a day off from learning, exploring, and making friends! These one-day camps will engage campers in a full day of crafts, hands-on and inquiry-driven activities, encounters with wild animal ambassadors, and a tour of the Zoo where each camper will get a chance to fee the goats in the ALEX AND ANI Farmyard.
Theme: Rainforests of the World
Rainforests are some of our planet’s most important ecosystems. Covering less than two percent of the Earth’s surface, rainforests are home to more than fifty percent of the Earth’s plants and animals. Journey with us into the rainforests of the world, exploring their rich biodiversity and the role rainforests play in our everyday lives.

Dates & Themes:
Election Primary: Wednesday, September 12 – Madagascar | Click HERE to Register NOW
Yom Kippur: Wednesday, September 19 – Southern Asia | Click HERE to Register NOW
Election Day: Tuesday, November 6 – North America | Click HERE to Register NOW
Veteran’s Day: Monday, November 12 – Amazon | Click HERE to Register NOW

Age Groups:
Ages 4 & 5: Tadpole Academy (max 10 per day, full day only)
Ages 6 – 11: Adventures (max 30 per day, divided into smaller groups based on ages)
Please Note: If your desired day of camp is sold out, please contact programs@rwpzoo.org or (401) 785-3510 ext. 358 to be added to a waitlist.

Collage Creators @ Providence Children's Museum
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm


For Design Week RI PCM will host a mixed media mash up. Cut, paste, layer and assemble an array of materials. Find inspiration in artists such as Wassily Kandinsky, El Anatsui and Louise Nevelson.

Teeny Tiny Tales @ Tiverton Public Library
Sep 19 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Join Mr. Monkey and Miss Meg for stories and songs during this literacy based playgroup for young patrons. The morning will begin with a short book and group activity, followed by time to play with our new friends.

Limit: 18 preschoolers per session. Ages 1-2 years. Registration is not required. Seats will be distributed on a first-come basis.

There will be 2 sessions starting on Wednesday September 19th through October 24th. Held in the Children’s Activity Room.

First Session: 10:15 am–11 am
Second Session: 11:15 am– noon

Reminders:
Storytime is cancelled if Tiverton Public Schools are closed.
If your child exhibits flu symptoms, please keep them home to rest and recuperate.
All storytime participants need to be accompanied into the program room by a caregiver.
Younger and older siblings are welcome to attend storytime.
During storytime the program room is a ‘device free’ zone.

Narrated Daytime Tours and Sunset Cruises @ Providence River Boat - Fox Pt. Marina
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am

Discover the historic and contemporary milestones of the Providence waterways on our fun & relaxing narrated daytime tours. Explore the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier and the Providence Industrial Harbor as we highlight historical, nautical and architectural points of interest!
Climb aboard and join us for a narrated evening cruise of the Providence River, Riverwalk, Waterplace Park, the Fox Point Hurricane Barrier
and the Providence Industrial Harbor…the perfect way to end a Rhode Island day!

Daytime tours are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, $20 for Military/Veterans/Police/Fire/EMS, $15 for all children 12 and under.
Every passenger, regardless of age, must purchase a ticket.
The tours are 50 minutes long.
You must check-in 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.
Single passengers: Single passengers: If you are unable to book your desired time, we’re happy to assist you with a reservation, please call our office.
Relax! Grab a drink from the Whiskey Republic next door and bring it aboard with you!
The boats are uncovered, please dress appropriately. Hats, sunglasses & sunscreen are all recommended.
All tours are by reservation. Please reserve seats prior to your arrival. We run 6 days/week, we are closed on Tuesdays.

Sunset cruises are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, $20 for Military/Veterans/Police/Fire/EMS, $15 for children under 12
The tours are 50 minutes long and we depart at the top of the hour.
You must check-in 15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time.
Single passengers: If you are unable to book your desired time, we’re happy to assist you with a reservation, please call our office.
The boats are uncovered, please dress appropriately.
Relax and unwind! Feel free to grab a drink from the Whiskey Republic next door and bring it aboard.
All tours are by reservation. Please reserve seats prior to your arrival. We are closed on Tuesdays.

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