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May 27

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

May 28

*WaterFire, Providence

*A Celebration of Trees, Newport

*3rd Annual Fairy Tea Party, Kingston, South Kingstown

May 28-29

*20th Annual Virtu Art Festival, Westerly

May 29

*Blackstone River Boat Tours, Central Falls

May 30

*Miantonomi Tower open access date, Newport

*Memorial Day Parade, Lincoln

June 1

*Farmhouse Storytime, Bristol

June 3

*Food Truck Fridays, Providence

*More events

May 27th in Rhode Island history*

1971

*Rhode Island becomes the thirtieth state to ratify an amendment to the U.S. Constitution lowering the voting age to 18. Ratification by eight more states will make it law.

*Dr. Jerome B. Jones, a black school administrator from New Jersey, is confirmed as superintendent of Providence schools after Dr. Robert Ricci, acting superintendent, dramatically withdraws his name from consideration.

1976

*Dr. Jerome B. Jones, a black school administrator from New Jersey, is confirmed as superintendent of schools after Dr. Robert Ricci, acting superintendent, dramatically withdraws his name from consideration.

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