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10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - September 29, 2017

Friday, September 29, 2017

 

Flames of Hope

A busy weekend in Rhode Island wraps up the month of September and welcomes in October.  

This weekend’s events include the Gloria Gemma Foundation's Flames of Hope Celebration, the Governor's Cup game between Brown and URI football and much more. 

To help you figure out which event to go to and when, GoLocalProv has put together a complete guide of what to do and when in the slideshow below.

See the Great Things to do in RI This Weekend in the Slideshow Below

 

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September 29

Manhattan Short Film Festival at Jamestown Arts Center 

With short films selected from 1,615 entries from 75 countries, the Manhattan Short Film Festival announces 10 finalists from USA, Italy, Latvia, New Zealand, Georgia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria and the United Kingdom. 

The final 10 short films will be shown to a global audience of over 100,000 in over 250 venues across six continents 

The festival runs from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

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September 29

Land, Sea, Sky Exhibit at ArtProv Gallery

The exhibit features works by Karen Rand Anderson, Jeanne Tangney, Michelle Courier, Nick Paciorek, Jana Matusz, Nina Weiss, and Ewa Romaszewicz. 

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September 30

URI vs Brown Football at Brown Stadium 

The Brown and URI football programs meet on Saturday night at Brown Stadium for the annual Governor's Cup game. 

Brown is 1-1 on the season, while URI enters with a 1-3 record. 

Game time is set for 7 p.m. 

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September 30

Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope Celebration 

This year's Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope celebration is introducing a new event titled "The Taste of Hope." 

The event will feature local restaurants, wineries, breweries as well as national and international wineries.

The Taste of Hope will take place on from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Station Park in Providence.

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September 30

Maria Muldaur at Courthouse Center for the Arts 

Muldaur has specialized in tribute albums which include 2002's "Animal Crackers in My Soup (The Songs of Shirley Temple)", 2003's "A Woman Alone with the Blues (Remembering Peggy Lee)" and 2006's "Heart of Mine: Love Songs of Bob Dylan". Maria Muldaur released her latest album "Yes We Can!" in July of 2008.

The show begins at 8 p.m. 

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September 30

Breakfast With the Elephants at Roger Williams Park Zoo 

Start by dining outside with a breakfast buffet at the Serengeti Market Café. The buffet includes baked pastries, fresh fruit, fluffy scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, breakfast potatoes, orange juice, cranberry juice, coffee, and water.

After breakfast, join a zookeeper that cares for the animals to learn about elephant diets, care, training, and more

The event goes from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

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September 30

TedXProvidence at The Vets 

TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark discussion and connection in a small group. 

This year's themes are "Past, Present, and Future," and are designed to talk about community history and identity amidst a rapidly changing social and political landscape.

The event goes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

See TedX speaker Colleen Daily Ndoye on GoLocal LIVE.

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October 1

Inktober at Providence Children's Museum 

Kids are invited to visit the Discovery Studio throughout the month of October to take part in the month-long drawing initiative. Draw every day for a month using fun, autumn-themed prompts to inspire your work.

Inktober runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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October 1

Festival Ballet Providence Presents Pippi 

For the first time since 2009, Festival Ballet presents the adventures of Pippi. 

Pippi was originally created by Colleen Cavanaugh in 1999 for Cadence Dance Project. 

Sunday shows begin at 1 p.m. 

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October 1

Newport String Project Season Opening Concert 

The Newport String Project returns to the Newport Art Museum with a concert that features Beethoven’s String Quartet in C sharp minor, op. 131.

The concert goes from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

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