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Events Calendar

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May 29-31

*7th Annual Spring Taste of Block Island Weekend, Block Island

May 30

*Get Diggin' Your Roots: African-American Genealogy, Providence

*Governor Stephen Hopkins House Tours, Providence

*Stone Wall Workshop, Middletown

*Roller Derby Double Header, Providence

*Wake Up with the Barnyard, Bristol

May 30-31

*American Girl Doll Tea, Lincoln

May 30

*Murder at the Museum, Newport

*A Victorian Afternoon: The Jewelry Box, Johnston

May 30-31

*Daily Historic Site Tours, Newport

*More events

May 30th in Rhode Island history

1869

*Decoration Day [later Memorial Day] is celebrated for the first time in Rhode Island.

1873

*A portion of Bristol is annexed to Warren.

1888

*A soldiers and sailors monument is dedicated in Central Falls.

1987

*Frank Licht, governor of Rhode Island (1969-1973), former state senator from the First Senatorial District, Providence (1949-1956), and associate justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court (1956-1968), dies at 71 years of age.

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