Wicked Rhody: (3/16/18 - 3/18/18) A Podcast About Rhode Island Life and Events

Wicked Rhody podcast hosts Mary and Ben discuss Rhode Island life, ideas, events, and stuff to do for the week of March 16th.

Wicked Interesting

Femmes of Rock - Starring “Bella Electric Strings” - Saturday, March 17 - 8pm
Stadium Theater - Woonsocket RI
The only string act of its kind, these beautiful women will rock you with blistering solos and unique arrangements of hits from Queen, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, Prince, The Beatles and more.
They’ve performed with the likes of Beyoncé, Shakira and Andrea Bocelli, and appeared on America’s Got Talent.
This high-energy show will leave you in awe.
Be prepared for something that you have not yet seen the likes of!
Tickets: $26, $31, $36

Wicked Fun in the 401

St Patricks Day Parade in Newport
This year, Newport will host its 62nd annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade itself kicks off at 11am from City Hall on Broadway but the crowds start forming a couple hours beforehand so you'll want to make sure you're early.
Plenty of events at Newport's bars and restaurants before, during and after the the parade.
Food Entreprenuer Boot Camp - Saturday, March 17, 9a-4p
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 we'll review include: Market Research, Business Plans, Sales & Marketing, Funding Options, Legal Considerations, and 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.
Here's what you'll get out of participating in the Bootcamp:
A road map to move your idea from product, to brand, to business
The ability to identify market potential and target customer
Clarity on your strengths and weaknesses as an entrepreneur
A new perspective on the landscape of the local food economy
Honey DewDrops at the PumpHouse
​Pump House Music Works is a non-profit organization driven to cultivate culture and creativity in musical community. Here, enjoy our ambient listening room and full bar within the historic Pump House of Peace Dale, RI.
 Acoustic Guitar Magazine  describes the set of songs as “a handcrafted sound centered on swarming harmonies and acoustic guitars that churn like a paddlewheel and shimmer like heat waves on the highway.”

Pier Plunge… Take 2
Sunday, March 18 10a to 1pm
North Beach Club-House - Narragansett Town Beach
The New Year’s Day plunge was unfortunately canceled this year due to dangerous weather and temperatures.  But thanks to popular demand, it is back on!!

And for our March Pier Plunge, we will offer prizes to the adventurous people with the best costumes.

Also, Pancho O'Malleys will be hosting an After Plunge gathering, for anyone who would like to extend the festivities of the day.

All proceeds will benefit Narragansett Lions Club charities.

Don’t want to plunge, but still want to give a donation for this fundraising event? You can do that!!

We will gladly accept any donation you would like to make, either at the Pier Plunge, the After Plunge Gathering, or online.

Wicked Family Friendly

East Greenwich Free Library
Ages 4 - 7
Children will play games and experience relaxation techniques, breath work, and guided visualization, along with some yoga-based movements.
Led by Certified Deep Play for Kids Instructor, Wesley Forsyth
Registration encouraged, but drop-ins welcome too

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