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March 31

*Tuesday Stroll, Bristol

April 1

*Farmhouse Storytime, Bristol

April 2

*Rough Point Beyond the Tour: An Exploration of Ceramics, Newport

April 4

*26th Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, Newport

*9th Annual Casey Farm Easter Egg Hunt, Saunderstown, North Kingstown

*Murder at the Museum, Newport

April 4-5

*Daily Historic Site Tours, Newport

*Newport History Walking Tours, Newport

April 6

*Providence Brigade Band, East Providence

April 7

*Tuesday Stroll, Bristol

*More events

March 31st in Rhode Island history

1854

*Commodore Matthew C. Perry negotiates a treaty with Japan, opening that country to the West.

2004

*At a rally of 150 same-sex-marriage supporters in the State House rotunda, House Majority Leader Gordon D. Fox (D-Providence) reveals that he is gay. He later repeats his declaration in testimony, before the House Judiciary Committee, on bills to endorse and to ban same-sex marriage in Rhode Island.

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