Thursday, April 10
"A TASTE OF SPRING," featuring appetizers, wines, and desserts from local vendors, will take place from 7-9 p.m. at St. Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Rd., Warwick. Donation is $10; proceeds will benefit the Rhode Island Victims' Advocacy & Support Center. Call 943-9266.
Friday, April 11
"IT IS A PREDATORY UNIVERSE (SO LET'S EAT)," a "grand showcase of spiritual satire, family secrets, comedy, and music combined in a multimedia extravaganza" featuring performances by Richard Goulis, Edward de Boo, Tom Hurdle, and Dori R. Blacker, will begin at 8 p.m. at Gallery Insane, 7 Dike St., Providence. Admission is $10. Call 490-7202 or go to www.galleryinsane.com.
Sunday, April 13
THE 1ST ANNUAL BRISTOL BRIDAL SHOWCASE will take place from 12-5 p.m. at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, the Bristol Harbor Inn, Linden Place, and Mount Hope Farm. Participants will register at Mount Hope Farm on Rt. 136 and travel by trolley from venue to venue. Call (866) 553-7100 or go to www.destinationbristol.com.
"WHOSE PROM? OUR PROM!," an event featuring music, a Polaroid prom portrait booth, king and queen crowning, and more, will begin at 9 p.m. at AS220, 115 Empire St., Providence. Admission is $5 in prom outfit, $7 without. Call 831-9327.
Thursday, April 17
"AN AFRICAN EXTRAVAGANZA," featuring authentic African attire, cuisine, and skits, will begin at 8 p.m. in the Main Auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Rd., North Dartmouth, MA. Admission is $5. Call (508) 910-5580.