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Sunday, May 1, 2016
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Fairy Garden Days at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center Fairy Garden Days at the RWP Botanical Center! The Fairy Garden Days will run April 14 — May 1 Tuesdays – Fridays & Sundays: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM Saturdays: 11:00 AM – Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
04/14/2016 – 05/01/2016
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Monday, May 2, 2016
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Discovery Tykes: Going Buggy Children ages 2-4, with parent, investigate the world around them as they sing, dance and discover in this monthly program. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
9:30 am - 10:00 am
 
Saturday, May 7, 2016
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Ask A Master Gardener Info Booth The Master Gardener Kiosk booth presents an educational opportunity in an interactive format for sharing the expertise of Master Gardeners, and to tell residents of Rhode Island communities about good Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Rain Date-Geology Trips: Quartz, Cumberlandite and Granite: Geology of Northern Cumberland Join us as we explore the geology of the northern part of our state. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Urban Garden Series: Container Gardening Urban Garden SeriesPresents: Vegetable Bed Preparation Plant edibles in your pots for healthy summer snacks! FREE outdoor learning for all levels of gardening. Presented by the Universi Roger Williams Park Community Garden
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI 02905
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
 
Sunday, May 8, 2016
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Mother's Day Spend the day with Mom at the Museum of Natural History in Roger Williams Park.  Moms enjoy free admission to the Museum and Planetarium with the purchase of another guest. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
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Life Long Learners: Strolling Among the Trees Join William LaCivita as we explore Roger Williams Park and discover the great variety of trees growing in its 435 acres of landscaped and natural settings. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn Attract Pollinators, Plant Flowers – Linda Hall Join Linda, an Extension Master Gardener and RI Tree Steward, and learn about the different pollinators, insects and birds, th Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
Thursday, May 12, 2016
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Fusionworks Dance Company Presents: An Evening With the Stars Fundraiser Event Join Fusionworks Dance Company for An Evening With the Stars Thursday, May 12, 2016 6:30-8:30pm, with a VIP Reception at 5:30pm Cost: $50 per person, $75 VIP Reception/Tickets Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
Saturday, May 14, 2016
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Nature Walks: Spring Bird Walks Roger Williams Park is a 430 acre oasis in the heart of one the most densely populated areas of Rhode Island. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Event Details Location Time
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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Life Long Learners: Statuary Stroll: A Springtime Walk in the Park Roger Williams Park's landscape is at its best with pastel blossoms of ornamental trees and shrubs abounding - a wonderful time to explore its historic statuary art as we walk! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn Lunch & Learn New England Natives – Vanessa Venturini Join Vanessa, URI Extension Master Gardener Program Coordinator, to learn about the value of using native plants in the home garden. Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
 
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Event Details Location Time
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Urban Garden Series: Growing in Small Places   Urban Garden SeriesPresents: Growing in Small Places Learn how to maximize space for your favorite veggies and herbs FREE outdoor learning for all levels of gardening. Presented by Roger Williams Park Community Garden
1000 Elmwood Ave.
Providence, RI 02905
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Second Annual Spring Plant Sale Hours: 9am-noon Rain or Shine You’ll find a huge selection! We have a wide variety of vegetables that have been grown from seed in the Botanical Center greenhouses: 10 or more types of tomato Roger Williams Park Botanical Center
1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence, RI 02905
9:00 am - 9:00 am
Spring Sky Views Planetarium Show Spring Sky Views Explore our night sky as never before! Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Free Museum Admission Free Museum admission Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29. Museum closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Please note: There are no planetarium shows this weekend. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
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No Planetarium Shows/ Cancelled Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Sunday, May 29, 2016
Event Details Location Time
Free Museum Admission Free Museum admission Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29. Museum closed on Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day. Please note: There are no planetarium shows this weekend. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907
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No Planetarium Shows/ Cancelled Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
 
Monday, May 30, 2016
Event Details Location Time
Museum Closed Please note: There are no planetarium shows when the museum is closed. Museum of Natural History and Planetarium
Roger Williams Park
1000 Elmwood Avenue
Providence RI 02907
10:00 am - 4:00 pm