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Somerset, MA 02725
Phone: (508) 678-4545
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Head down to Swansea (12 miles southeast of Providence) for a "Regal" movie-going experience. A visit to the Regal Swansea Stadium multiplex ensures you a quality time associated with this reputed cinema chain. Stadium seating, listening devices and facilities for the disabled are some of the services available here. With 12 screens to choose from, there's always plenty on offer. Call or check the website to find out what's playing, schedules, ticket information and other details.
The Church of Christ or fondly known as The Olde White Church is a Greek Revival style building established way back in 1833. Regular services are held at the church with the Sunday service being at 10:00 am. This beautiful little church also offers its premises on rent for private functions such as weddings, baptisms and baby showers. With ample of open space around the church this is a perfect venue for summer events.
The Kennedy Park is situated in Fall River and was initially referred to as the South Park. This park features baseball and playing fields too; if you are not into sports you can simply take a stroll. The park site occupies historic significance and is also placed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Seekonk Speedway is a race track owned and operated by the Venditti family since 1946. Throughout the year, it is bustling with races, competitions and similar events. For racing information and other details, check website.
Part of the Showcase Cinemas chain, this movie hall in Seekonk is popular for its myriad facilities. Besides featuring the hottest flicks of the season, it offers access to those with disabilities, hearing devices, an enhanced sound system and stadium seating arrangements, so as to help patrons get the best out of the show. Check the website for movie details and ticket rates; make sure you have advance bookings in hand before heading over.
Situated in Seekonk, this cinema hall has several things going for it. Built back in 1974, it now has ten screens and the status of a megaplex. Having undergone several makeovers, it stands a proud landmark of the area. Call ahead for information on movie hours and rates. Then, grab a soda and some popcorn and relax in one of the stadium-style seats to enjoy the flick of your choice.
The Comedy Connection is not only a spot for young, up-and-coming comics to hone their chops, it also is a hotbed of humor for established ones from across the Northeast. Some past performers have included the Wayans Brothers, Jim Breuer, Dave Attell, Lisa Lampinelli and many other wise guys and gals. The club is open sporadically depending on the show, but every Sunday night the club hosts a freestyle comedy showcase.
This suburban movie hall is a big draw due to its bargain prices. The unbelievably abysmal ticket rates seem to have created an ardent fan following that populates the venue every time a new movie hits town. Ask for a gift book of ten tickets for an even better deal. The cinema can also be rented out for special occasions and screenings. Check the website for more details.
Housed in the The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center, the Met School's Black Box Theatre is an event venue. Apart from student rehearsals and educational events, this theater hosts different cultural and community events on a regular basis. For more details, call ahead.
For over 25 years the Avon has been offering first-run art house foreign and independent films on Providence's College Hill. The theater has a plush, retro interior and its where artsy Brown or RISD students come to watch directors like Truffaut, Malle and Herzog among more contemporary ones like Ira Sachs and Nadav Sherman. It's located on bustling Thayer Street, and even if you don't catch a show, the neighborhood still merits a visit because it provides a great excuse to shop, eat or just stroll the Wriston Quadrangle on the Brown University campus.
It is certainly impossible to stereotype The Spot Underground because it keeps on reinventing itself. This art center and concert venue has a club feel to it, so all the shows are very intimate. There is a variety of genres on stage, from reggae rock and blues to indie bands and speed metal. The Spot also conducts classes for the community, from dance, music, art and everything in-between.
The Main Green on the campus of Brown University in Providence is a popular hangout place for students when the weather is fine. The Green is one of the many greens on the sprawling campus. Main Greens is used for university events like convocations, parades and festivals. It is also available for use, to host social events. But be warned, if the weather is fine you are sure to have abundant ambient noise provided by the students around the place.