Michael Sullo

The Dante Society of Westerly will host a talk by Michael Sullo at the Westerly Library on Thursday, Feb. 13.

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Thursday, Feb. 13

Dante Society:

Michael Sullo lecture

6 p.m.; Westerly Library, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

The Dante Society of Westerly will host a lecture on Florence, Italy and the Uffizi Gallery by Mystic artist Michael Sullo. The lecture is free. For more information, visit westerlylibrary.org.

The Narragansett Herald talk

2 p.m.; South Kingstown Public Library/Peace Dale,1057 Kingstown Road, Peace Dale.

Richard Vangermeersch will give a talk on The Narragansett Herald, a newspaper which reported on high-society Narragansett Pier between 1876 and 1898. The talk is free. Registration is requested by calling 401-789-1555, ext. 108 or emailing jwilson@skpl.org. For more information, visit skpl.org.

Exhibit Talk

7 p.m.; Groton Public Library, 52 Newtown Road, Groton.

Groton Public Library will host a talk about the current Art at the Airport exhibit, “New London, New Colors” at the Groton – New London Airport, 155 Tower Ave., in Groton. The exhibit was created by artists-in-residence at Expressiones Cultural Center in New London. Jose Garaycochea-Ulloa will talk about the artists-in-residence program, Expressiones gallery and insights into working with Latin American artists today. For more information, visit groton-ct.gov/library or call 860-441-6750.

The Allman Betts Band

8 p.m.; Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London.

Garde Arts Center will host a performance by The Allman Betts Band, featuring Devon Allman; Duane Betts; Berry Oakley Jr., bass; Johnny Stachela, slide guitar; John Ginty, Hammond B3 and Devon Allman Project percussionists R. Scott Bryan and John Lum. For tickets or more information, call 860-444-7373, ext. 1, or visit gardearts.org.

Marc Cohn

8 p.m.; The Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich.

The Greenwich Odeum will host a performance by Grammy winner Marc Cohn. For tickets or more information, call 401-885-4000 or visit greenwichodeum.com.

Feb. 13 - March 1

Skating

Various times; Washington Trust Skating Rink, 61 Main St., Westerly.

The Washington Trust Skating Rink is open for free skate. For times and more information, call 401-6377902 or visit oceancommunityymca.org/wp-content/uploads/Ice-Rink-Schedule-Update.pdf.

Feb. 13 - March 26

Wakefield Idol

7 p.m.; Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St., Wakefield.

Wakefield Idol is a karaoke-style singing competition held on Thursday nights where 64 local singers compete for a cash prize. In the final rounds as the competition, the audience votes to see who goes on. For tickets or more information, visit contemporarytheatercompany.com or call 401-218-0282.

Feb. 13 - March 27

Springboard Season

7 p.m. Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main St., Wakefield.

Contemporary Theater Company’s Springboard Season features projects proposed and created by the community. Works range from full-length plays to staged readings to concerts to improvised D&D. Tickets are $10. For tickets or more information, visit Contemporarytheatercompany.com or call 401-218-0282.

Feb. 13 - 16

“Edward II”

Various times; Burbage Theatre, 59 Blackstone Ave, Pawtucket.

Burbage Theatre will present Christopher Marlowe’s drama “Edward II.” Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit burbagetheatre.org or call 401-484-0355.

Feb. 13 – March 1

“Radio Golf”

Various times; Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence.

Trinity Rep will present August Wilson’s “Radio Golf,” directed by Jude Sandy. For tickets or more information call 401-351-4242 or visit TrinityRep.com.

Feb. 13 -16

“Beasts”

Various times; Smith Center for the Arts, Providence College, Eaton Street, Providence.

The Department of Theatre, Dance and Film at Providence College will present “Beasts,” an original play by Thomas Edwards, class of 2020, directed by John Garrity. Performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets or more information, visit theatre.providence.edu or call 401-865-2218.

Feb. 13 – 23

“At Home at the Zoo”

Various times; AS220 Black Box, 95 Empire St., Providence.

The Psych Drama Company will present “At Home at the Zoo” by Edward Albee. Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit thepsychdramacompany.com or call 774-259-4379.

Friday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day Concert

7 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Public Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

The Cross’ Mills Library will host a Valentine’s Day Concert with folk musicians DocWood and Jon Dember, who will play a selection of traditional and contemporary love songs. The concert is free. For more information, visit crossmills.org or call 401-364-6211.

A Far Cry

7:30 p.m.; Evas Hall, Connecticut College, New London.

Connecticut College’s onStage Guest Artist Series will host a performance by Grammy-nominated, string orchestra A Far Cry. For tickets call 860-439-2787 or visit onstage.conncoll.edu.

Forensic Science Seminar Series

3:30 p.m.; Richard E. Beaupre Center, University of Rhode Island, 140 Flagg Road, Kingston.

The University of Rhode Island’s Forensic Science Seminar Series will host a talk by Jessi Brown of the ANDE Corporation on “Rapid DNA Analysis.” The lecture is free. For more information, visit uri.edu.

Feb. 14 - 16

Floral Designer

Amy Potter

Various times; Ocean House, 1 Bluff Ave., Watch Hill.

Ocean House will host a weekend of events with Artist in Residence Amy Potter, floral designer. Events include a free artisan reception on Friday at 5 p.m.; a floral design workshop on Saturday at 9 a.m.; a free meet and greet coffee and tea event with Potter at 9 a.m. and a talk with Potter at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit oceanhouseevents.com or call 888-853-2919.

“Resonances Boreales”

Various times: Treworgy Planetarium, Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic.

Treworgy Planetarium will present a 360-degree video of the Northern Lights accompanied by a piano performance of “Resonances Boreales” by Canadian musician Roman Zavada. Daytime performances will be held at 1 and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and last 30 minutes. An evening showing will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 7 p.m. and last 60 minutes. For tickets or more information, visit mysticseaport.org or call 860-572-0711.

Saturday, Feb. 15

Sweets & Songs

7 to 10 p.m.; Westerly Armory, 41 Railroad Ave., Westerly.

The Westerly Armory will hold a Sweets & Songs Valentine Dance with swing music by the Mondellos and sweets from Vesta Bakery. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For tickets or more information, call 401-596-8554, visit westerlyarmory.com or stop by the Westerly Armory.

James Lindgren

1 to 3 p.m.; Bank Square Books, 53 West Main St., Mystic.

Bank Square Books will host an open house book signing featuring James Lindgren, the author of “Preserving Maritime America.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 860-536-3795.

New York State of Mind

8 p.m.; Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Center for the Arts will host a performance by New York State of Mind, a tribute to the music of Billy Joel. Tickets are $30. For tickets or more information, visit courthousearts.org or call 401-782-1018.

Rhode Island

Philharmonic Orchestra

8 p.m.; The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence.

The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform a concert celebrating Valentine’s Day with Tania Miller, conductor and soloist Johnanes Moser, cello. For tickets or more information, visit tickets.riphil.org or call 401-248-7000.

Feb. 15 - 17

Ice Festival

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic.

Mystic Seaport Museum will hold a three-day Ice Festival featuring winter games, activities, music, and entertainment. For tickets or more information, visit mysticseaport.org.

Sunday, Feb. 16

Pass the Guitar

2 to 4 p.m.; Christ Church, 7 Elm St., Westerly.

The WARM Center and Christ Episcopal Church will hold the fourth annual Pass the Guitar concert featuring 20 musicians and one guitar. Performers will include Frank Pendola and Hugh Birdsall, Braiden Sunshine. There is a suggested donation of $10. Proceeds will benefit the WARM Center.

Matthew Male

2 p.m.; Custom House Maritime Museum, 150 Bank St., New London.

Photographer Matthew Male will speak about his work and birding experiences on Great Gull Island. An exhibit of his work, “My View from Great Gull Island,” photos from the edge of The Sound, is currently on display at the Custom House through March 28. For more information, visit nlmaritimesociety.org or call 860-447-2501.

Chamber Orchestra of Barrington

3 p.m; St. John’s Episcopal Church, 191 County Road, Barrington.

The Chamber Orchestra of Barrington at St. John’s, led by music director Edward Markward, will perform. The program features trumpet soloist Joseph Foley F.J. Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat Major; the Overture to Mozart “Le Nozze di Figaro” and Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A Major (Italian). The concert is free, with donations gratefully accepted. For more information, visit cobsj.org.

Feb. 18 - March 15

Dandelion Series

Various times; Yellow Farmhouse Education Center, Stone Acres Farm, Stonington.

The Yellow Farmhouse Education Center’s Dandelion Series workshops and lectures will feature farmers, chefs, historians, and food activists with diverse perspectives on the local food system. All programs are free for farmers, chefs, and teachers and $20 to $50 for the general public. For more information or to register, visit yellowfarmhouse.org.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Lorén Spears

7 p.m.; La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington.

La Grua Center’s More Music series will host a talk by Lorén Spears of the Tomaquag Museum about Roger Williams’s “A Key into the Language of America.” Tickets are $5, free for ages 18 and under. For tickets or more information, visit lagruacenter.org or call 860-535-2300.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Kelly Braffet

6:30 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop and Café will host a Q&A and signing featuring Kelly Braffet for her new novel “The Unwilling.” Braffet will be in conversation with local author Christa Carmen. The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Herpetology Talk

6 p.m. South Kingstown Land Trust Barn, 17 Matunuck Beach Road, Matunuck.

South Kingstown Land Trust will host a talk by Nancy Karraker on Herpetology. Her presentation will cover her global research and partnerships as well as her work locally to provide vital habitat for the endangered spadefoot toad. A pot luck supper will be held at 6 p.m., followed by lecture at 7 p.m. To make reservations or for more information, visit sklt.org/events-calendar.

Jamil Jan Kochai

5:30 p.m.; McCormack Family Theater, 70 Brown St., Providence.

Brown University’s Writers on Writing Reading Series will host a reading by novelist Jamil Jan Kochai. Kochai is the author of “99 Nights in Logar.” The reading is free. For more information, visit brown.edu/academics/literary-arts/events.

Feb. 20 - March 22

A Tale of Two Cities

Various times; Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence.

Trinity Rep will present the classic “Tale of Two Cities,” based on the novel by Charles Dickens and directed by Tyler Dobrowksy. For tickets or more information call 401-351-4242 or visit TrinityRep.com.

Friday, Feb. 21

Forensic Science Seminar Series

3:30 p.m.; Richard E. Beaupre Center, University of Rhode Island, 140 Flagg Road, Kingston.

The University of Rhode Island’s Forensic Science Seminar Series will host a talk by Wayne Miller, retired from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives on “Burn Boston Burn.” The lecture is free. For more information, visit uri.edu.

Feb. 21 - 23

A Bronx Tale

Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence.

Various times; Providence Performing Arts Center will present the Broadway musical “A Bronx Tale.” For tickets or more information, visit ppacri.org or call 401-421-2787.

Feb. 21 - March 1

Calendar Girls

Various times; Jenks Auditorium, 350 Division St., Pawtucket.

The Community Players will present the comedy “Calendar Girls,” directed by Pamela Jackson. Performances will be held on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit thecommunityplayers.org or call 401-726-6860.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Book Reading

5 p.m.; Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington.

The James Merrill House writer in residence, Lysley Tenorio will read from his work. The event is free. For more information, visit jamesmerrillhouse.org.

Seal Splash

Noon; Zbierski House, 1 Beach Pond Road, Groton.

Mystic Aquarium will hold its seventh annual Seal Splash to raise funds for its Animal Rescue Program. Registration begins at 11 a.m.; splash is at noon. For more information, visit mysticaquarium.org.

Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones

8 p.m.; Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Center for the Arts will host a performance by Dean Ford and the Beautiful Ones, a tribute to the music of Prince. Tickets are $33. For tickets or more information, visit courthousearts.org or call 401-782-1018.

The Very Hungry

Caterpillar

11 a.m.; Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London.

Garde Arts Center will host Mermaid Theatre for a presentation of three children’s stories by author Eric Carle, retold on stage through the magic of black light and puppets. For tickets or more information, call 860-444-7373, ext. 1, or visit gardearts.org.

Will Evans

8 p.m.; Garde Arts Center, 325 State St., New London.

Garde Arts Center will host a performance by local singer/songwriter Will Evans in the Oasis Room. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of the show. For tickets or more information, call 860-444-7373, ext. 1, or visit gardearts.org.

Angélique Kidjo

8 p.m.; The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence.

First Works will host pop singer Angélique Kidjo who will perform a reimagining of the Talking Head’s Remain in the Light. For tickets or more information, visit first-works.org/ or call 401-421-2787.

Eileen Ivers

8 p.m.; The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook.

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will host a performance by Grammy-award winning fiddler Eileen Ivers. For tickets or more information, visit katharinehepburntheater.org or call 860-510-0453.

Sunday, Feb. 23

Women’s Suffrage Movement talk

2 p.m.; Babcock Smith House Museum, 124 Granite St., Westerly.

The Westerly Historical Society will host a talk by Russ DeSimone on the Women’s Suffrage Movement. Cost is $5; free for members. For more information, visit babcocksmithhouse.org.

Rev. Spencer Reese book talk

6:30 p.m.; Christ Church, 7 Elm St., Westerly.

The Author Series at Christ Church will host a book talk by poet and Episcopal priest, Rev. Spencer Reese who will read from his new work “The Secret Gospel of Mark: 121 Devotions for Church, Shop, Closet or Bed.” A potluck supper at will be held at 5 p.m. prior to the talk and a service of Compline will follow the talk in the church. The event is free. For more information, visit christchurchwesterly.org.

Jason Lourenco

3 to 5 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop and Café will host an open house book signing featuring Jason Lourenco for his book, “The Ties that Bind; the Path from Pearl Harbor to 9/11/2001.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Pure Prairie League

8 p.m.; The Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St., East Greenwich.

The Greenwich Odeum will host a performance by country rock band Pure Prairie League. For tickets or more information, call 401-885-4000 or visit greenwichodeum.com.

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