125th Anniversary Celebration: Founders' Day Festival

Thursday, April 27 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

URI Quadrangle University of RI

Please Note: Due to anticipated weather conditions, this event will be held on Thursday, April 27!

A brief speaking program will begin at 3:15 p.m. on the Quad, followed by festivities including hayrides to Watson House tours, zip-lines, animals from Peckham Farm, games, historic clothing exhibit, music by Roger Ceresi’s All Starz, and complimentary food including hot dogs, kettle corn and Del’s lemonade! Live broadcast by WRIU.

  • First 125 guests will receive a free T-shirt!
  • Free and open to the public

Join South County's own 8-piece horn-driven band, Roger Ceresi's All Starz, that will be on the Quad for this big event. High-energy R&B and rock 'n roll for your soul!

The band will be joined by R.I. Music Hall of Fame guitarist Gary Gramolini and bassist Richard Ribb. For more information on the band, visit www.rogerceresi.com.

If you can't be here in person you can watch everything online!

April 27, 2017

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Special Event


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Free and Open to the Public


125th Anniversary



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