Event: 38th Annual Fine Arts & Flowers
Venue: Wadsworth Antheneum Museum of Art – Hartford
Date:  April 28 – 30, 2017
Description: Florists, garden clubs, and interior designers from across New England create floral arrangements and garden designs inspired by masterworks from the permanent collection. This year’s program features more than 60 exceptional floral designs showcased throughout the museum galleries.
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Event: Cherry Blossom Festival “Sakura Matsuri”
Venue: Mead Park – New Canaan
Date:  April 30, 2017
Description: “Sakura Matsuri,” is a century-old Japanese tradition to celebrate spring when the cherry blossoms bloom. Enjoy bonsai flower arranging and other demonstrations. Presented by the Japan Society of Fairfield County & Consulate General of Japan in New York Present.
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Rhode Island

Event: WaterFire Providence
Venue: Waterplace Park to Providence Mall – Downtown Providence
Date: April 28, 2017
Description: This award-winning sculpture by Barnaby Evans installed on the three rivers of downtown Providence, has been praised by Rhode Island residents and international visitors alike as a powerful work of art and a moving symbol of Providence’s renaissance. Basin Lighting sponsored by Rotary Conference 2017, LLC
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Event: 19th Annual Pawcatuck River Duck Race
Venue: Downtown Westerly
Date: April 29, 2017
Description: 20,000 rubber ducks are dumped en masse in the Pawcatuck River for a race that benefits 40+ local charities and schools. Buy a duck for a chance to win over 90 prizes. Children’s games, food booths, and other activities make this a wonderful family event.
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Event: Design & Build Family Weekend
Venue: Lyndhurst Mansion – Tarrytown
Date: April 21, 2017
Description: Returns this spring to once again bring fun, dynamic activities to kids interested in architecture, engineering, and design. The weekend’s events include the interactive creation of a 3D village using recycled materials, massive LEGO® sculptures, robotics battles, scavenger hunts along Lyndhurst’s historic property, crafts, food, and entertainment.
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