Calendar - click on month for more info > Jan 18 Feb Mar Apr May Jun


April 2008 Events Calendar

April 1-31

Discover Newport:
Daffodil Days at Blithewold

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
daffodillion.com
blithewold.org
discovernewport.org

Celebrate spring at this beautiful thirty-three-acre estate on Narragansett Bay with a spectacular display of more than 50,000 daffodils. Billiant yellow daffodils trumpet the arrival of spring as the sight of blooming flowers and budding trees help us forget winter as we look forward to summer fun.




April

JFK Library Presents: PEN Hemingway Awards

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.| Click here to register
617 514-1644 | jfklibrary.org

Patrick Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's son, will present the PEN/Hemingway Award for best first published work of fiction by an American author. Novelist and biographer Roxana Robinson, President of the Authors Guild, will deliver the keynote address. The Kennedy Library is the major repository of Ernest Hemingway's works. The PEN New England Awards in Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction will also be presented at the ceremony. This program is presented in partnership with PEN New England. See the collection here.




April 15

One Boston Day

City of Boston and Beyond
onebostonday.org

Mayor Walsh announced that One Boston Day – held annually on April 15th to commemorate the Boston Marathon bombings – will become a permanent fixture of the City of Boston. "April 15 is a date that has come to stand for our city's deepest values, and we continue to be amazed by the spirit of the day, in the city, and around the world," Walsh said. "I am proud to sign this proclamation so that every April 15 we are inspired to come together to honor the bravery, the resolve and the unity of the city by reaching out, helping those in need, committing random acts of kindness."




April 17

JFK Library Presents:
Bright Star Touring Theatre - Upcycled Cinderella

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum
Columbia Point, Boston
10:30 - 11:30 am | Free | Children Ages 5 and Up
617 514-1644 | jfklibrary.org

Bright Star Theatre brings to life the story of Cinderella in a way that will surprise and delight visitors of all ages. Using household items, recycled objects and physical comedy, performers create hilarious characters, inventive settings and lively scenes that activate the imagination and encourage teamwork, friendship and creativity in everyday life. 




April 20

Bach's St. Matthew Passion

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
8:00 pm | 508 752-0888 | mechanicshall.org

Presented by Music Worcester. Christopher Shepard returns to the Mechanics Hall stage as conductor and director of The Worcester Chorus this April with a program featuring Bach's magnificent choral work, St. Matthew Passion




April 28

Cameron Carpenter

Mechanics Hall
321 Main Street, Worcester
8:00 pm | 508 752-0888 | mechanicshall.org

A former child prodigy, Cameron Carpenter trained at the American Boychoir School, the North Carolina School of the Arts and has two degrees from The Juilliard School. He holds the 2012 Leonard Bernstein Award, is the first solo organist ever nominated for a GRAMMY® Award for a solo album, and has appeared with many of the great orchestras around the world; he has spoken and debated at think tanks and conferences including TED, IdeaCity, The Entertainment Gathering, and many more. 





Calendar - click on month for more info > Jan 18 Feb Mar Apr May Jun