Off The Block

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:45am

Frosty Drew 
Every Friday night (weather permitting) we open the Observatory, Sky Theatre, and telescopes to the skies and offer free stargazing and astronomy to anybody interested in observing. Open around 8 p.m. with views of the beautiful night sky over Ninigret Park showcasing dazzling planets, bright stars, speckled star clusters, mesmerizing nebulae, and vast galaxies. Stay open late, sometimes until dawn, and close when the skies become unobservable or everybody leaves. For more information call (401) 859-1450 or visit

Food Truck Fridays 
Enjoy great food from some of the area’s best food trucks, listen to live music, enjoy a brew from the beer tent, and ride the carousel. Every Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. Carousel Village, Roger Williams Park, Providence. For more information visit

Misquamicut Springfest
SpringFest will include the Beer, BBQ, and Band tents with entertainment throughout the weekend. There will be games and prizes, a Ferris wheel, major rides, a petting zoo, pony rides, and more. Fireworks on Friday night. Friday, May 12, to Sunday, May 14, Misquamicut State Beach, Westerly. For more information call 401-322-1026 or visit

Rhode Island Air Show
The Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Air Show is a  favorite family tradition since 1991. This year's show will feature the Canadian Snowbirds and many other first-class flight demonstrations! Donations for parking benefit local charities. Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Quonset State Airport, 1 Minuteman Way, Quonset Point, North Kingstown. For more information visit