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Events Calendar

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April 9

*Newport Gallery Night, Newport

April 11

*14th Annual Casey Farm Easter Egg Hunt, Saunderstown, North Kingstown

*Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, Newport

April 12

*Hike Through Hunts Mills, East Providence

April 16

*Slavery in Colonial Rhode Island, Portsmouth

*Providence Gallery Night, Providence

April 17-19

*Newport Neighborhood Food Tour, Newport

April 18

*Downcity Providence Food Tour, Providence

April 19

*CANCELLED—Victorian Tea, Cranston

*CANCELLED—Maritime Misfortunes in the Ocean State, Lincoln

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April 7th in Rhode Island history*

1886

*An amendment to the Rhode Island Constitution, prohibiting the sale of liquor, is adopted.

1965

*Pawtucket schools are back in full operation for the first time since 360 teachers quit work on March 24. Judge Joseph R. Weisberger in Superior Court begins a rare effort by courts to mediate the labor dispute, postponing a decision on contempt actions against six union leaders.

1978

*Providence mayor Buddy Cianci formally launches his campaign for reelection.

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