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March 26

*Remarkable Women of Rhode Island, Barrington

*Living in a (Colonial) Material World, Newport

March 27

*Coggeshall Teens Workshop: Lip Balms and Herbal Remedies, Bristol

*Coggeshall Kids Workshop: Pastimes and Pleasures, Bristol

*Coggeshall Teens Workshop: Hearthcooking Desserts, Bristol

March 28

*Annual Easter Egg Hunt, Westerly

*Camouflage Egg Hunt, Bristol

*Camouflage Egg Hunt, Smithfield

*Camouflage Egg Hunt, Exeter

*Murder at the Museum, Newport

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March 26th in Rhode Island history

1676

*Captain Pierce and a company of Massachusetts soldiers are exterminated by the Indians between Pawtucket and Blackstone's settlement.

1942

*Boat service between Providence and New York ends after more than 300 years, as the United States government requisitions Colonial Navigation Company ships for war service.

1990

*New England crime boss Raymond J. "Junior" Patriarca, his top lieutenant Nicholas L. Bianco, and more than a dozen reputed members of the Patriarca crime family are arrested on racketeering and numerous other charges.

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