College Hill Venues

Art Club Through its public programs, its art instruction classes for members, and its active exhibition schedule, the Providence Art Club continues a tradition of supporting the visual arts in Providence and beyond

Barker Playhouse  The best theater package on the East Side – 5 shows a season plus event passes.  Click to learn more about the Players at Barker Playhouse.

Brown Street Park  A park for the entire family!  Come to exercise or play or to take part in the summer and fall programming. 

Chezan Gallery at Wheeler  A nonprofit artists' space which exhibits a wide range of contemporary work by artists living or working in the area.

East Side Pharmacy Center Not only is the ESPC the last remaining independent drug store in the East Side area, but it it also home to a wide variety of wine.  Stop in for a wine tasting event – coupons are available on the website as well.  You will be well taken care of at ESPC!

Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum  A museum bursting with the elaborate detail of high style Victorian decoration and family collection that brings to life 19th century Providence.

H.P. Lovecraft College Hill Walking Tour  

Haffenraffer Museum  The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology at Manning Hall will host changing exhibitions curated by Brown University students working with the Haffenreffer Museum’s staff.

Hamilton House  A community center for active adults 55+ located in Providence, Rhode Island. The organization provides various and enriching social, recreational, educational and travel activities and a resource center for information that addresses senior needs and issues.

Music Mansion  The Music Mansion is a vibrant center of music lessons, student recitals, and musicales.  Learn more about this historical mansion, and the incredible resources it provides to our community.

Providence Athenaeum  Come to peruse the vast collection of literature, bask in the historic architecture or participate in a special event for children. 

RISD Museum  The Museum maintains an active program of exhibitions, lectures, tours, workshops and publications dedicated to the interpretation of art and design from diverse cultures ranging from ancient times to the present.

Whole Foods Market  University Heights is so much more than a grocery store!  Stop in for a special sampling event or learn how to shop on a budget.  

YMCA East Side/Mount Hope   Fitness, programming, events for the entire family.  This YMCA can provide a whole-body makeover!

General information

Guide to Buying a New Home In this home buying guide, you are taken through the seven basic steps of buying a home and provided with answers to many common questions potential homebuyers ask every single day.

KidoInfo    A searchable directory for parents in the Rhode Island area. Find art classes, playgrounds, school info, toy stores, museums, play groups, restaurants, yoga, zoos, and more.

Projo Beat, the Web site of The Providence Journal in Rhode Island, focuses on offering local and regional news, information, advertising and interactive opportunities for our audience. Lifebeat is the section of ProJo that dedicates to events in our local area.

Providence Children's Museum  The museum offers fun, imaginative playspace throughout the building as well as outdoors. You can come to play, sign up for classes, events, and programming - something for everyone!

Providence Public Library Events  This calendar is for Providence and all RI libraries. You can post events here as well.

The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau (PWCVB) is a 501 (c) (6) organization responsible for promoting Providence, Warwick and the Rhode Island Convention Center Complex and local members of the organization

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities Along with their calendar of events, you can find discussion of RI history - current issues and creating our future.

RI Family Guide Directory style resource for well-being in the Ocean State.

Rhode Island Monthly based in Providence, this site is great for getting a peek at events throughout the state. It will also give you a glimpse at upcoming events.

Rhode Island Tourism

Visit Rhode Island Site for learning about and planning your trip to discover local destinations

WhoFish is the largest event publisher in New England, serving in excess of 1 million families in six states. A good site to not only search but to post your event, business, coupon or real estate

YMCA of Greater Providence  Events and fitness programming extending out to all regions of the state.  Different facilities offer different options for playspace, pools, equipment, and more to allow you to customize your workout and your schedule.

Zvents   Site that listing all events by city in Rhode Island and Connecticut. Very easy to use


LotsofNoise  For the rocker in you. Lots of Noise is not for children but for people looking to go and get their rock on. Information about local bands, venues, music stores etc.

Lupos Heartbereak Hotel  The best headliners – some for teens, some for adults.  You can groove or work up a sweat.  Just go.


Art Tix RI  Source for arts and cultural information. One source for tickets. Apply for newsletter Hot Tix for weekly updates

Arts Culture & Tourism Department, Providence  Find out about Sound Session, Waterfire, neighborhood events, museums, galleries, etc.  Dedicated to the development of arts and culture.

Indie Arts  Blog site for all things arts and indie in the Providence area

RI Dance  Connects you to all things dance in the area. Schools, performances, jobs etc.