Wicked Rhody: (1/12/18 - 1/14/18) Rhode Island 's Podcast About Life and Events in Providence, Newport and the Ocean State!

Regular Wicked Rhody podcast hosts Mary and Ben are BACK to discuss Rhode Island life, ideas, events, and stuff to do for the week of January 12th.

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Wicked Interesting:

Pvd Restaurant weeks
Providence's red-hot culinary scene warms up the cold weather during Providence Winter Restaurant Weeks, January 14–27, 2018. Whether you want to try out new restaurants or visit old favorites, enjoy a great meal at a great price. Choose from mouthwatering menus at nearly 100 restaurants. Enjoy three-course lunches at $16.95 and three-course dinners at $29.95 or $34.95, as well as two-for-one specials. Keep checking the site as restaurants are added daily!

Wicked Fun in the 401

Food Business Bootcamp // Saturday, January 13, 2018
Hope & Main - Warren RI

Do you have an idea for a food business? Here’s your chance to explore that idea with the region’s premier food business incubator. Hope & Main’s Bootcamp covers a broad number of topics related to starting and growing a food business. Topics include: Market Research, Business plans, Sales & Marketing, Funding Options, Legal Considerations & Operations & Management.

This comprehensive overview of what it takes to start and sustain a food business also includes a panel discussion featuring entrepreneurs currently running food-related businesses. Opportunities for self-assessment, networking, and Q&A will also be provided.
Dinosaur Days
January 13 – January 15
Museum of Natural History and Cormack Planetarium, Providence RISaturday, January 13, through Monday, January 15, 2018
Celebrate dinosaurs and their closest living relatives--birds--with a holiday weekend of family fun at the Museum of Natural History. Explore the world of the dinosaurs as you examine real fossils up close and talk with dinosaur experts. Fun games and crafts are guaranteed to enlighten even the wisest (and youngest) dinosaur experts in your family. Free with museum admission. Please note: The Museum of Natural History does not have a dinosaur skeleton.

Special Dinosaur Days Happenings
10am-4pm: Dinosaur Days Family Fun
Cost: Free with museum admission
Activities include: become a paleontologist while assembling a dinosaur skeleton; dinosaur and bird crafts; explore today’s nearest living relatives to dinosaurs and encounter some surprising dino-cousins; dino quest and prehistoric prizes!

1pm-3pm: Mad Mike’s Fossil Identification
Cost: Free with museum admission
Speak to a fossil expert and discover how we study these prehistoric creatures.

New Date for Penguin Plunge: Special Olympics RI
Well it's not New Years Day, but we have a new date for the Annual Penguin Plunge... Sunday, Jan 21st. same place, same time.
Hope you can join us for this exciting, annual event!

 Wicked Family Friendly

Kids Fun Fair & Traveling Zoo
Sunday at 10 AM - 6 PM
RI Convention Center
Adults $16/ Children 12 and Under Free w/ Coupon
Tickets available for purchase the day of the show at the Box Office.
Cash or Credit.
Traveling petting zoo featuring elephant, camel and pony rides. There are also games, face painting, and rides for children.
Rides and other vendors inside are an additional cost. For ride prices go to http://www.commerfordzoo.com/

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