Wicked Rhody: (9/7/18 - 9/9/18) 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 September 9th. 

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Just Over The Border

We were sponsors of their launch event on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Wicked Interesting:

East Greenwich Animal Protection League - Tunes For Tails
Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7:00pm
RI's own talented and beautiful Emily Luther of The Voice come and perform an evening of spectacular music at Greenwich Odeum all to benefit the EGAPL’s precious animals!

There will be several special guests including Providence Ballet, Academy Players, and many more!
Special thanks to BLU On The Water for being a sponsor and there will also be an after party at Blu!!

Tickets available at www.greenwichodeum.com
So That’s what’s “Wicked Interesting, and now here’s what’s “Wicked Fun in the 401”

Wicked Fun in the 401

  • 19th Annual RI Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival
  • Sat 9-4
  • Dragon Boat Racing in Blackstone Valley!
  • Now in its 19th year, the Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival is an extraordinary FREE EVENT for the whole family to enjoy!
  • These races continue to use the brightly-colored fiberglass Taiwanese-style dragon boats gifted to us from the Republic of China (Taiwan) and incorporate the skill of flag-catching in each race. The Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boats races also offer large cash prizes to the winning teams!
  • But that’s not all…under our giant tent, the Taiwan Day Festival presents some top-notch entertainment! The day is filled with Taiwanese cultural performances, many family-friendly art & crafts tables, our always-popular dumpling eating contest, and, new this year, a jump rope contest! The festival also has a great selection of vendors, interactive activities, the Narragansett Beer Garden, and food trucks!
  • Join the thousands of people who attend each year for great competition, family-fun, and a great opportunity to learn more about Chinese culture!!!

  • Slater Park Fall Festival
  • Sat & Sun 11-5
  • Annual Art Festival at Slater Park featuring artisans and crafters, live music, food trucks and more! September 8th & 9th at Slater Park in Pawtucket RI from 11-5 both days.
  • An Inspired Outlet will be there with original art, hand painted signs and create upcycled decor!
  • unique handcrafted jewelry!

  • Trinity Rep’s - A Christmas Carol Open Call Auditions for Kid’s roles!
  • Trinity Repertory Company will be holding open call auditions for child actors at Cardi’s Furniture & Mattresses in South Attleboro, MA on September 8th for its 41th annual production of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol".
  • Children ages 8-1 are welcome to audition, although children who turn 13 before December 31, 2018, are not eligible.
  • No appointment is necessary.
  • Before arriving at the audition, all children and parents are encouraged to visit Trinity Rep’s website at www.trinityrep.com to download the Audition Information Packet. All who audition should be ready to sing 30 seconds of their favorite holiday song to be sung without accompaniment. Children must also be prepared to read the audition scene. Performances of A Christmas Carol run from November 8 and December 30 at Trinity Rep.
  • https://tockify.com/cardiscommunity/detail/3/1537189200000

Wicked Family Friendly

This weeks “Wicked Family Friendly” Event are:

Flip a rock
Museum of natural history
Saturday 10-11:30
Kids 4 and up
Unleash your inner child and discover the diversity of life that is hidden under rocks, boulders, and even the pebbles beneath your feet. Here we will discover the secret life of creatures that hide from the beating sun during day, from beetles to salamanders, caterpillars to snails, and centipedes to crickets.

Program fee: $3 per person (includes museum admission)/free for museum members. Children under age 4 are not permitted. Pets are not permitted. Pre-registration is preferred.

"THE CAROUSEL CARES" - A Sensory friendly event.
Saturday, September 8th
Loof Carousel - East Providence
As we understand the beautiful organ music can be a bit loud for some, we will hold "Sensory Friendly" days to give everyone a chance to enjoy our beautiful Carousel.
The organ will remain off for the entire day.

  • Woodie Car Show - Saturday 10a-2p
  • AD Makepeace - Wareham, MA (Cranberry Bogs)
  • This event, hosted in conjunction with the Yankee Wood Chapter - National Woodie Club, features classic Woodie cars from the early to mid 20th century! The beauty of the antique cars matches up with the historic venue of A.D. Makepeace each year, as people from all over the map come down to witness the event
  • Admission is free.
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/1772895779484586/

Shout Outs

A Congratulatory Shout-Out to our friends FastTrek.org - New launch of their website which matches those diagnosed with Brain Cancer or MS with clinical trials that could help them and others find a cure!  
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