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March 30

*Malt and Medicine: The American Soda Fountain, Wakefield, South Kingstown

April 1

*Home and Hearth Workshop, Bristol

*Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with Easter Bunny, Glendale, Burrillville

April 1-2

*Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tours, Newport

April 2

*H.P. Lovecraft Memorial Service, Providence

*3rd Annual Victorian Tea, Cranston

*Empire Club: Dishing It Out Little Rhody Style, A Food Writers Panel, Providence

April 4

*Guided Historic/Architectural Tour of the Library, Providence

April 5

*Cultural Connections Meet and Greet, Newport

April 8

*Ocean State Follies Returns!, East Providence

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March 30th in Rhode Island history*

1863

*Abraham Lincoln gives an address in Providence.

1877

*The Rhode Island state flag, featuring a blue anchor surmounted by the word “Hope,” surrounded by a ring of blue stars on a white field, is adopted.

1911

*The last assets of Colonel Segar S. Atwell's shore dinner place at Field's Point are auctioned off, bringing in about $1,100. The famous dining concern was forced to shut down at the end of last summer in anticipation of harbor improvements which will take a large portion of the Point.

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