Off The Block

Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:45am
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Rhode Island Railroad Stations 
Joseph Coduri will be giving a presentation based on his book, “Post Card Views at the Turn of the Twentieth Century.” Sunday, March 19, begins at 2 p.m. North Gate Toll House, 1873 Old Louisquisset Pike (Route 246), Lincoln. For more information call (401) 725-2847 or visit bvhsri.org.

Quahog Week
Quahog Week shines a light on our favorite local clam and its many uniquely Rhode Island preparations. This week participating local restaurants and markets will feature quahogs on menus and in-store promotions. Join in the fun by purchasing quahogs to prepare at home (we'll have a few yummy recipes to share online) or by dining out at one (or a few... we won't judge!) of our amazing local eateries. Statewide from March 20 to 25, at various venues. For more information call 401-222-2781 or visit dem.ri.gov/riseafood/contact.php.

Salute to Spring Celebration!
Celebrate the first day of Spring with live ethnic and cultural entertainment; music and dancers, food tastings, and special museum related events. Sunday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum of Work and Culture, 42 South Main Street, Woonsocket. For more information call (401) 769-9675 or visit.rihs.org.

Save the Bay Seal Tours
From October through April, Save The Bay offers one-hour seasonal seal watching tours aboard the M/V Alletta Morris from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport, and Viking Marina in Westerly. Bundle up and don’t forget the camera! See the website for schedule. From Oct. 28 to Apr. 30. For more information call 401-272-3540 or visit savebay.org/seals.

Egg Hunt & Breakfast with Easter Bunny
Family event featuring breakfast with the Easter Bunny followed by an Easter egg hunt. Breakfast is at 10 a.m. followed by the egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1, begins at 10 a.m. Branch River Park, 2220 Broncos Highway, Glendale, Burrillville. For more information call (401) 568-9470 or visit burrillville.org.