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Events Calendar

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March 24-25

*Visits with the Easter Bunny, Providence

March 25

*Rhode Island Postcard Club meeting, North Providence

*Salute to Spring/Bonjour Printemps Celebration!, Woonsocket

March 30-31

*Newport Seal Tours, Newport

*Visits with the Easter Bunny, Providence

March 31

*Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, Newport

*12th Annual Casey Farm Easter Egg Hunt, Saunderstown, North Kingstown

April 2

*Massasoit Historical Association Meeting, Warren

April 5

*U-boat Assault on America, Newport

*Netop Nights, Providence

*More events

March 25th in Rhode Island history*


*Joseph Jenks purchases land at Pawtucket Falls as a site for a sawmill.


*Former governor (1762-'63, 1765-'67) Samuel Ward dies of smallpox during a session of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.


*Smithfield Savings Bank is incorporated.


*Former governor (1853-1855) James Y. Smith dies at the age of 67.


*The United States District Court dismisses as invalid, an indictment against the Narragansett Racing Association because special grand jury proceedings were improper.


*The name of Butler Health Center is changed back to Butler Hospital.


*The Ladd Center, Rhode Island's institution for the feeble minded, closes after eighty-six years.


*John Hawkins's controversial two-and-a-half year reign as Lottery director ends, as the Lottery Commission votes 7 to 0 to oust him.

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