to benefit the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, every Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. Call 401-765-4174 for information. Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket.
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Every Saturday through May 9, featuring farmed goods, food artisans and prepared food vendors selling quality, locally-grown products, fresh produce, local eggs and meats, jams, baked goods and more. Visit www.farmfreshri.org for more information.
9:30 am to 10:30 am
at North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Classes are free to all North Providence Pool and Fitness members; nonmembers: $3/session. Space is limited. Register with receptionist or call 401-353-7007.
open every Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Hayden Center of Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Donated second-hand books for $1 or less, plus puzzles, CDs and limited DVDs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library. Proceeds benefit library programs.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Offers a time for the public to get a personal welcome into the studios and lives of 14 artists. The tour takes place in the towns of Foster, Glocester and Scituate. For more information, to download your own map and chart your own tour, and for a complete list of participating artists visit www.artistopenstudios.org .
For information: Call 401-241-7725.
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, Cumberland [Map]
A wide variety of quilts and quilted items, some old and some new, will be featured and are on loan by students, teachers and friends of the community house. This is a non-juried show and admission is free and open to the public. Also, 11-4 on Sunday. Visit amchri.org or call 401-333-6080.
Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road [Map]
featuring authors Vicki Corliss and Leigh Brown, discussing their journey from manuscripts to self-published authors. Registration required. Call 401-333-2552, ext. 2.
St. John Vianney Church hall, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Dinner will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. A social time will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $8.
St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center, Cumberland Street, Woonsocket [Map]
Beacon Charter High School for the Arts will hold its second annual Gala and Silent Auction to raise funds for and increase awareness of its arts and academic programming. Auction will include student and professional artwork, autographed memorabilia, - including animation art signed by Stan Lee and a hand-drawn Snoopy signed by Charles Shulz - themed gift baskets, and many surprises. John Chan and the owners of Ciro's Tavern will also be honored and presented awards.
For information: Tickets for the event are $25 and are currently on sale at the school or by visiting www.beaconartgala14.eventbrite.com.
perform at the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket. Tickets $26, $31, $36. Call the box office at 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre,com.