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Warwick Weekend Events: Symphony & Fireworks, Food Drive

Warwick Weekend events this week feature Saturday's WSO concert event at Pawtuxet Park capped by fireworks and a food drive at the Conimicut Village Farmer's Market.
Warwick Weekend events this week feature Saturday's WSO concert event at Pawtuxet Park capped by fireworks and a food drive at the Conimicut Village Farmer's Market.
Warwick Weekend events this week feature Saturday’s WSO concert event at Pawtuxet Park capped by fireworks and a food drive at the Conimicut Village Farmer’s Market.

WARWICK, RI — Warwick Weekend events feature  Saturday’s WSO concert event at Pawtuxet Park capped by fireworks, hosted by the Gaspee Days Committee and a food drive at the Conimicut Village Farmer’s Market, along with regular weekend events:

The weather for this round of Warwick Weekend events promises to be mostly sunny with temps in the mid to high 70s, according to the National Weather Service.

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Warwick Weekend Events Friday:

Goddard Park Farmer’s Market Every Friday through Columbus Day Weekend, RI Grown, DEM’s farmer’s market program, hosts farmer’s market at Goddard Park selling delicious and freshly-harvested local foods direct from the farm to your dinner table.

Roger Williams Food Truck Fridays The Carousel campus at Roger Wiliams Park Zoo has a lot of open space and rolling hills shaded by trees, the perfect spot to grab dinner from a food truck and listen to music and entertainment during the park’s Food Truck Fridays event. The outdoor food truck festival at Carousel Village starts at 5 pm. Attendance is free, just pay for what you eat and drink from an ever changing rotation of more than 15 food trucks each week.

If you miss this one, don’t worry. They’re going on every Friday till the fall.

Norwood branch Library Building Club: Join other kids to create with Legos and Manga-tiles every Friday afternoon at the Norwood Branch.

WCFA ‘EMERGING’ Exhibit WCFA’s exhibit, running through June 6, ‘EMERGING 24,’ features Art created by 60 RI artists aged 14-22, in high school, college and from the ranks of the recently graduated. A closing reception and awards will close the event Thursday, June 6, from 6-7:30 p.m.  The gallery is open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Wednesday through Saturday. There is no charge for admission.

Warwick Weekend Events Saturday:

[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police have announced several parking restrictions and some road closures for Saturday night as the WSO concert and fireworks show begins at Pawtuxet Park.

[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police have announced several parking restrictions and some road closures for Saturday night as the WSO concert and fireworks show begins at Pawtuxet Park.
[CREDIT: WPD] Warwick Police have announced several parking restrictions and some road closures for Saturday night as the WSO concert and fireworks show begins at Pawtuxet Park.
Gaspee Days/WSO Symphony The  Gaspee Days WSO Symphony in the Park Saturday event begins at 5 p.m. and ends with fireworks set off at Salter’s Grove, visible throughout Pawtuxet Village. Warwick Police advise they will enforce parking restrictions and a road closure for the events:
  • Narragansett Parkway will be closed from Audubon Road to Winthrop Road
  • No parking on Fair Street, Cruise Street, E View Street (handicapped parking allowed in the park), Peck Lane, and parts of Bank Street, Spring Garden Street, Lawn Avenue, N. Fair Street, and Narragansett Parkway.
(Traffic Will Be Congested. Arrival Time Should Be Planned Accordingly)
The event is a public preview of the orchestra’s coming performance at the Gamm June 7.  The program will include a variety of full symphony selections:
Overture to “Candide” – Leonard Bernstein
Music from “The Wreckers” – Ethyl Smyth
Selections from “The Sound of Music” – Richard Rodgers
No One is Alone from “Into the Woods” – Stephen Sondheim
Intermezzo Sinfonico from “Cavalleria Rusticana” – Pietro Mascagni
Music from “Frozen” – Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Excerpts from “Orpheus in the Underworld” – Jacques Offenbach
Woodbury Union Food Drive Woodbury Union Church will have a table at the Conimicut Village Farmers Market, 955 West Shore Road, this Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to noon, collecting non-perishable food items for its annual food drive. Monetary donations are also appreciated. If you are planning to attend the Farmers Market this Saturday, please stop by our table.
Woodbury Church and its pantry, which are located in Conimicut Village, assist those in the community who are experiencing food insecurity.

 

Conimicut Village Farmers Market This Saturday, 9am-12 p.m., the Conimicut Village Farmer’s Market continues. The Conimicut Village Farmers Market at 955 West Shore Road. The market runs every Saturday until Sept. 28.

WCFA ‘EMERGING’ Exhibit WCFA’s exhibit, running through June 6, ‘EMERGING 24,’ features Art created by 60 RI artists aged 14-22, in high school, college and from the ranks of the recently graduated. A closing reception and awards will close the event Thursday, June 6, from 6-7:30 p.m.  The gallery is open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every Wednesday through Saturday. There is no charge for admission.

Warwick Weekend Events Sunday:

 Clouds Hill concert Music on the Hill presents the Narragansett Brass Quintet: Rhode Island’s favorite brass quintet is back on the lawn at beautiful Clouds Hill, 4157 Post Road, Warwick, RI 02886, 3-5 p.m. Enjoy brass music from Gabrieli to Gershwin. 

Bring lawn chairs and picnics! 

In case of rain, the concert will move to First Baptist Church, 30 Peirce Street, East Greenwich — just 1.4 miles away — to be announced by noon on our home page and to our email list.

Joseph Foley & Richard Kelley, trumpets; Kevin Owen, French horn; Alexei Doohovskoy, trombone; Tom Gregory, tuba

Tickets $30, free for students.  • Purchase tickets at the door, with cash or check. 

Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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