Top Weekend Picks: Skating Season Opens & More
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Best Active Pick
Bank of America City Center Skating, Providence
It's opening weekend for skating at the 14,000 square-foot rink (twice the size of Rockefeller Plaza's), which is fun for teens, date night, and families. Lace up and join the party. Friday 6-10pm, Sat/Sun 11am-10pm. Tickets: adults $6, children 12 and under $3, seniors $3; skate rental $4. Skating Rink at Bank of America City Center, 2 Kennedy Plaza, Providence, 331-5544, or online, here.
Best Art Pick
Favorite Things, 2010 Holiday Show, Isherwood Gallery, Newport
Best Fair PIck
Holiday Artisan Fair, North Smithfield
Not only is this a great event featuring upscale artisans with wares ranging from pottery and gourmet foods to jewelry and boutique cosmetics, but it's sponsored by Save Our Stuff, a community booster supporting schools, athletics, and dedicated to "bringing the fun back to North Smithfield." 10am-4pm, North Smithfield Jr/Sr High School, 412 Greenville Rd, http://www.saveourstuff.org
Best Family Pick
Charity Coat Drive, Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence
Have a great day at the zoo and get half-priced admission with the donation of a new or gently used coat. Good for up
Best Film Pick
Premiere of Gotta Find Barry
It was shot in Rhode Island and it's the story of two ghost hunters who break into a haunted mansion to hang out with their dead best friend one last time. How can you miss it? 8pm, admission $10, Park Cinema, 848 Park Ave, Cranston. For more information go online here.
Best Feel-Good Pick
Holiday Yoga Food Drive, Warwick Public Library, Warwick
Bring 5 items of non-perishable food for a free gentle yoga class suitable for all levels, shapes, and sizes. All donations benefit West Bay Community Action for distribution in its Marketplace. 11:30am-12:45pm, Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick. For more information, go online here.
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