5 RI things to do this weekend – Entertainment & Life – The Providence Journal

Gallery Night Providence returns, meet ‘Wicked Tuna’ stars at the New England Saltwater Fishing Show, Green Energy Fair at Audubon Nature Center in Bristol, Southern Rhode Island Home Show at the Ryan Center in Kingston, family fun at Linden Place in Bristol.

Gallery Night in Providence

Take a free trolley tour to galleries, museums and historic sites on Thursday beginning at 5:30 p.m. as part of the monthly Gallery Night Providence. Meet in the first-floor lounge at 1 Regency Plaza. The last tour leaves at 7 p.m. (401) 400-2297, gallerynight.org.

Cast your line at Fishing Show

Check out rods and reels, tackle and other gear at the New England Saltwater Fishing Show, on Friday from noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence. There will also be seminars and a kids’ casting area. On Saturday and Sunday, meet Dave Carraro and Paul Hebert from the TV show “Wicked Tuna.” $10, children 12 and younger free. nesaltwatershow.com.

Explore ways to go green

Test drive electric cars and bicycles, meet experts, ask about renewable energy options and get recycling tips during the Green Energy Fair on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. Sponsored by Audubon and the Green Energy Consumers Alliance. Free, $5 donation requested. springintoenergy.eventbrite.com.

Southern R.I. Home Show

Get some ideas for your latest renovation project at the Southern Rhode Island Home Show, on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Ryan Center, University of Rhode Island, Route 138, Kingston. $7, children 12 and younger with adult free. Free parking. theryancenter.com.

Noteworthy women of East Bay

Bring the kids to learn about “Extraordinary Women of the East Bay” on Saturday from 11 a.m. to noon at Linden Place, 500 Hope St., Bristol. Activities will be geared toward young visitors, including stories of lighthouse keeper Ida Lewis and Lizzie Murphy, known as the “Queen of Baseball.” Free. RSVP: info@lindenplace.org or (401) 253-0390.

Source: https://www.providencejournal.com/entertainmentlife/20190320/5-ri-things-to-do-this-weekend

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