10:30 am to 11:30 am
every other Friday at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Open to children 6 and under. Mr. Rowland brings his guitar and families sing-a-long to fun favorite songs. Call the children's room at 401-769-9044, ext 2.
every Friday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road. Other instruments welcome. Contact Lois Durkin at email@example.com.
Ages 8-12 invited to the Adams Public Library, 205 Central St., Central Falls, to design and build and experiment with energy. The program will include a short reading on the topic of the day before breaking off to construct projects. Free for library members. Call 401-727-7440.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Athenaeum Executive Director/writer Matt Burriesci and writer/translator Damion Searls in a conversation about ideas and education, via their recent works. Burriesci’s “Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter, and the Great Books of the Western World” and Searls’s new translation of Nietzsche’s 1872 “Anti-Education.” Free and open to the public at The Providence Athenaeum, 251 Benefit St., Providence. Call 401-421-6970.
The Rhode Island Chapter of USA Dance will hold a Mardi Gras Dance co-sponsored with Studio One Rhode Island at the studio, 85 Industrial Blvd., Lincoln. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Complimentary hustle lesson by Trish Camera, 7:30-8:15 p.m. Social dance, 8:15 -11 p.m. Singles welcome-no partner necessary. Admission: members of USA Dance, $10; non-members, $12, full-time college students and military with ID, $5. Visit www.riusadance.org .
hosted by Skyscrapers Inc. at the Scituate Community House, 546 West Greenville Road, Scituate. The talk will be presented by Arthur Wallace, professor emeritus of physics and engineering at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Visit www.theskyscrapers.org .
The show will be held in the Marquee Room at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $21. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com .
by George Brant, directed by Rachel Walshe, Jan. 7-Feb. 7, at The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, through Feb. 7. For tickets and information, call the box office at 401-723-4266 or visit gammtheatre.org . Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket.
The Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner will perform at Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Admission is $22.
open to beginners/advanced at the Blackstone Senior Center, 15 St. Paul St., Blackstone. 10-11 a.m. For more information, call Gail at 508-876-5131 or Suezy at 401-766-9495.
February’s theme is “Nice.” Put your name in the fishbowl and, when your name is called, tell your story. No notes, no rants, no stand-up routines, and there is a six minute time limit. All are more than welcome to simply sit back and listen. Tickets: $7 – no reservations taken. 95 Empire Black Box, 95 Empire St., Providence. Call 401-489-2555.