Upcoming Tarbox Events
October 6th - November 6th - Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - Roger Williams Park Zoo - 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Join your family and friends for this amazing fall tradition: A nighttime display of 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns all along our beautiful Wetlands Trail, with well over 100 of the pumpkins carved into veritable works of art. For more information visit http://www.rwpzoo.org/jack-o-lantern-spectacular#ad-image-0
October 29 & 30, 2016 10am - 3pm - Spooky Zoo - 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907
Spooky Zoo is back, offering daytime outdoor autumn activities for the whole family! Come trick-or-treat with us, plus enjoy a packed schedule of other seasonal activities, including music and seasonal entertainment, costumed characters, games, creepy crawly animal encounters, pumpkin treats for the animals and more! Activities are free with Zoo admission and all children (12 and under) dressed in costume get in for half price!
For more information visit http://www.rwpzoo.org/305/spooky-zoo
September 18th 9:30am - 3pm - Classic Car Show - Tarbox Toyota - 3671 Quaker Lane, North Kingstown RI 02852
June 9th - Shockwave Jet Truck Event - Tarbox Toyota 3671 Quaker Lane, North Kingstown RI 02852
Join us here at Tarbox Toyota for an up close look at the famous Jet Truck before it races in this year's Rhode Island Air Show. With over 36,000 Horsepower SHOCKWAVE holds the Guinness Book World Record Speed for Semi Trucks at 376 MPH! See it here: http://www.shockwavejettruck.com/ and at the Rhode Island Air Show this 2016!
June 11th and 12th - Rhode Island Air Show - 210 Airport St., North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
The airshow offers the finest aerial and static dsplays along with activities for people of all ages. From its inception the show has operated with a simple creed; put on a world class show featuring only the best aircraft and pilots and operate the show totally for the benefit of the community. For more information please visit http://www.riairshow.org/ .
June 18th 12pm - Gay Pride Parade - South Water Street Greenway, right alongside the Providence River
Taking place on Saturday from noon until 8 pm, PrideFest is held along the picturesque South Water Street Greenway, right alongside the Providence River. Many different artists perform at Pride each year. At the event, the crowds will be entertained by Lulu Locks, Jodi Jolt and The Volt, Lily Whiteass, and many more.
That same evening, Saturday at 8:45 pm, the Illuminated Night Gay Pride Parade commences downtown by Kennedy Plaza and meanders through the city's vibrant downtown.
June 25th 8am - Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association's "Take a Kid Fishing Day" - Brewers Greenwich Bay Marina (Warwick, RI)
Last year 145 children from the various Boys and Girls Clubs, Scouting groups, neighborhood groups, the Providence Recreation Department and several group homes were treated to a great morning of fishing on the bay, followed by a big cookout of hot dogs and burgers. All members, boats and kids will arrive at Brewers Greenwich Bay Marina (Warwick, RI) by 8:00 A.M. and fishing will take place in Greenwich Bay from 9:00 to 11:30 A.M. Then everyone returns to the marina for a cookout at noon! http://www.risaa.org/events/takeakid_members.html
June 25th 7pm - 11pm - Zoobilee! - Roger Williams Park Zoo
Zoobilee!, features fine fare from dozens of the area's best restaurants, caterers and bars, as well as fabulous entertainment including live music and dancing, and other fun surprises! This is an adults-only evening event (21+). Zoobilee! is the Zoo's largest single night fundraiser. Thanks to the support of ALEX AND ANI | CHARITY BY DESIGN, local businesses and sponsors like Tarbox Toyota and Hyundai, a dedicated committee of community leaders and about 1,400 guests, Roger Williams Park Zoo’s 2015 Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts raised over $286,000 for the Zoo. http://www.rwpzoo.org/168/zoobilee-feast-beasts
July 22th-24th - 38th Annual South County Hot Air Balloon Festival - University of Rhode Island Athletic Fields, Kingston RI
The Annual South County Hot Air Balloon Festival is an ongoing gathering of community, bbq, music, and of course lots of balloons. The event is held at the University of Rhode Island Athletic Fields in Kingston, Rhode Island each July, and features up to 14 hot air balloonists or aeronauts for three days of flying around Southern Rhode Island. http://southcountyballoonfest.com/events.php
August 5th & 19th - Movies on the Beach - North Kingstown Town Beach in Wickford
Come and see "Inside Out" on August 5th and/or "Star Wars the Force Awakens" on August 19th! This event is free of charge. This event will be hosted by the North Kingstown Chamber Charitable Foundation. Tarbox will be an executive producer of this fun filled event!
May7th 11am - 2pm - Friends of Homeless Animals - Tarbox Toyota - 3671 Quaker Lane, North Kingstown RI 02852
Friends of Homeless Animals rescue small dogs with big hearts. They are a non profit volunteer group that helps rescue and save Boston Terriers, Boston mixes and other small dogs, when resources permit, from kill shelters both locally and afar. They rescue locally and all around the country if our help is needed. Check out the Available Dogs page to see a current listing of dogs in need of homes that are waiting to be adopted. - See more at: http://fohari.org/#sthash.a2oWFcEO.dpuf
May 29th 2pm - Annual Town of Exeter Memorial Day Parade - Sunderland Road Exeter RI
The procession will travel west on Route 102 and end at the Town Library. Start is 2pm.
April 24th 9am - Autism Project - Goddard Park Memorial State Part - 1095 Ives Rd, East Greenwich, RI 02818
The Autism Project will host it's 14th annual Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day for Autism on Sunday, April 24, 2016. The Imagine Walk is followed by a Family Fun Day event that features an assortment of free activities designed for children and teens with autism and their families including: a reptile show, obstacle course, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, and more...
Follow signs to The Autism Project Imagine Walk and Family Fun Day for parking and check in. We'll be there rain or shine, and we hope you will too!
- 9 a.m. Registration
- 10 a.m. Opening Remarks and Walk Start
- End Time: 1:00 p.m.
For more information please visit http://www.theautismproject.org/events/imagine-walk .
February 26th-28th - Salt Water Fishing Show - Rhode Island Convention Center - 1 Sabin St, Providence, RI 02903
If you are into fishing this is the place to be! Admission is $10 with 12 years and younger free. Sunday is family day where all women and children are free. For an admission discount please Click Here. Hours are 12pm - 8pm Friday, 9am - 7pm Saturday and 10am - 5pm Sunday. Visit http://www.nesaltwatershow.com/index.shtml for information.
November 6th 5pm-9pm - Beffre Fundraiser - North Providence High School - 1828 Mineral Spring Ave, Providence, RI 02904
Please come and help support a Fundraiser for Kendal Beffre. She is a 10-year-old top student at Centredale Elementary School who was diagnosed with a rare type cancer called alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. Friends and family are planning a pasta dinner fundraiser for the Beffre family on Friday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 9 p.m. at North Providence High School. The cost is $5 per ticket at the door. There will be a photo booth, DJ and raffle items. If you cannot make but would still like to support Kendal, please visit her Go Fund Me page: https://www.gofundme.com/kendalbeffre. For more of Kendals story visit http://www.valleybreeze.com/2015-10-27/north-providence/fundraiser-kendal-beffre-family-nov-6#.Vjt2y7erSUk .
November 8th - East Greenwich Education Foundation Spelling Bee - East Greenwich High School Gymnasium - 300 Avenger Dr, East Greenwich, RI 02818
EGEF will be hosting its first annual community-wide Spelling Bee on Sunday, November 8th at 4:30pm in the EGHS gymnasium. The event is free and open to the public. The Bee consists of six rounds for six different community groups — elementary school students, middle school students, high school students, PTG members, teachers/coaches, and local community leaders. Each round will have six teams of three people. The event will culminate in a championship round where winners from the earlier rounds face-off for the grand prize – bragging rights. Rhode Island State Representative Anthony Giarrusso will be the master of ceremonies, and Jennifer Cosgrove, Sherri Tracey, and Tracy Barron are co-chairing the event. Visit : https://www.egefri.org/egef-events/2015/egef-spelling-bee-is-coming-november-8th/
November 1st 4pm - Light The Night - 82 Smith Street, Providence, RI 02903
Join Light The Night Walk and take steps to end cancer! Light The Night Walk is a fundraising campaign of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors, as well as those lost to the diseases, and shine a light on the importance of finding cures and providing access to treatments for blood cancer patients. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams, and millions of consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational, memorable evening walks in nearly 200 communities across North America each fall. During these evening leisurely walks, participants carry illuminated lanterns - white for survivors, red for supporters and gold in memory of loved ones lost to a blood cancer. Get involved by walking, volunteering, or donating at http://pages.lightthenight.org/ri/Providen15
October 24th 10am-3pm - SPOOKY ZOO - Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907
Spooky Zoo is back, offering daytime outdoor autumn activities for the whole family! Come trick-or-treat with us, plus enjoy a packed schedule of other seasonal activities, including music and seasonal entertainment, costumed characters, games, creepy crawly animal encounters, pumpkin treats for the animals and more!
Activities are free with Zoo admission and all children (12 and under) dressed in costume get in for half price! For more information please visit http://www.rwpzoo.org/305/spooky-zoo
October 7th, 17th and 30th 6pm-8pm - JACK-O-LANTERN Spectacular - Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence, RI 02907
Join your family and friends for this amazing fall tradition: A nighttime display of 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns all along our beautiful Wetlands Trail, with well over 100 of the pumpkins carved into veritable works of art. For more information please visit http://www.rwpzoo.org/jack-o-lantern-spectacular#ad-image-0 .
October 4th 9am-1pm - Boldr Dash in the Mud - 160 Yawgoo Valley Road, Exeter RI 02822
In 2015 expect a course between 3-5 miles with 25-30+ of the most fun, challenging and unique obstacles that BoldrDash events are famous for.For More information please visit http://boldrdashrace.com/event/boldrdash-mud-october-4-2015/
April 26th Sunday 10 AM Tarbox is a Proud sponsor of the Rhode Island State Police “5K Foot Pursuit” 3.1-mile road race - at the Narragansett Beach Pavilion in Narragansett, RI
This event has been sanctioned by the United States Track and Field Organization and is also part of the Rhode Island Grand Prix race series. The Troopers Association is a non-profit organization that donates its proceeds to local charities. Following the race, a cookout along with refreshments will be served. Each year a race shirt has been provided to entrants with all the sponsors’ names displayed prominently. Last year there were over 900 registered runners and we hope to have even more in 2015. Visit http://www.risp.ri.gov/5k/index.php.
February 27th – March 1st New England Saltwater Fishing Show - at the Rhode Island Convention Center
The Largest Saltwater Fishing Show in the Northeast- Proudly Sponsored by Tarbox Toyota
Check out non-stop seminars, meet top captain Dave Carraro of “Wicked Tuna”, see the latest in fishing tackle and gear, and visit the Kid Zone for fun for the whole family…Plus stop by the Tarbox Toyota Hyundai Booth and ‘fish’ around for Tarbox swag, and register to win FIN-tastic prizes!
For more information and for special coupons off the price of admission visit http://www.nesaltwatershow.com/
Woof there it is! Tarbox Toyota is teaming up with the North Kingstown Animal Shelter and hoping to “Top off a Toyota” with essential items to help them care for all of their furry friends!