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Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:45am
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Salute to Spring Celebration!  
Celebrate the first day of spring with live ethnic and cultural entertainment; music and dancers, food tastings, and special museum related events. Sunday, March 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Museum of Work and Culture, 42 South Main Street, Woonsocket. For more information call (401) 769-9675 or visit.rihs.org.

Newport Restaurant Week
A three-course meal from some of the finest area restaurants without breaking the bank! From a steaming cup of chowder overlooking the harbor to fine dining in romantic restaurants, Newport County restaurants offer an array of creative menus. $16 for a three-course lunch and $35 for a three-course dinner. March 27 to April 2, at various venues around Newport County. For more information call (401) 845-9110 or visit discovernewport.org/restaurant-week.

Malt and Medicine: The American Soda Fountain
Explore the history of soda fountains and their important role in the evolution of pharmacies. Owners of Green Line Apothecary will present their experience re-creating a modern version of the classic American drugstore. A portion of the soda fountain proceeds during the event will be donated to the South County History Center. This program is free and open to the public. Thursday, March 30, from 5 to 9 p.m. Green Line Apothecary, 203 Main Street, Wakefield, South Kingstown. For more information call (401) 783-1328 or visit southcountyhistorycenter.org.

Egg Hunt & Breakfast with Easter Bunny
Family event featuring breakfast with the Easter Bunny followed by an Easter egg hunt. Breakfast is at 10 a.m. followed by the egg hunt at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 1. Branch River Park, 2220 Broncos Highway, Glendale, Burrillville. For more information call (401) 568-9470 or visit burrillville.org.

Save the Bay Seal Tours
From October through April, Save The Bay offers one-hour seasonal seal watching tours aboard the M/V Alletta Morris from Bowen's Ferry Landing in Newport, and Viking Marina in Westerly. Bundle up and don’t forget the camera! See the website for schedule. From Oct. 28 to Apr. 30. For more information call 401-272-3540 or visit savebay.org/seals.