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Saturday, March 28, 2015

7:00 am to 11:00 am
at Lafayette Lodge, 680 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. Adults $7, children $5.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln High School, 135 Old River Road [Map]
Registration for children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1, 2015, and plan to attend kindergarten at Lincoln's Central Elementary School or Northern Elementary; and also for those students coming into the Lincoln Public School system entering Grade 1. Visit www.lincolnps.org for information and registration packets, or call Central at 401-334-2800, or Northern at 401-769-0261.
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.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
at the Greenville Baptist Church, 545 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. 9 a.m.-noon. For more information call Kathy at 401-949-1134.
9:30 am
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
at Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, Mass., features village historians demonstration the entire maple sugar-making process from tapping trees to cooking food made with maple syrup, Saturdays and Sundays in March, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 800-733-1830 or visit www.osv.org for detaisl.
11:00 am
at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St. Open to ages 3-9. Teaches hand eye coordination, stress relief and literacy through yoga poses related to a weekly storybook read aloud. Registration is requested but drop-ins are welcome. Program runs each month on the fourth Saturday. Call 401-767-2780.
11:00 am
Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. [Map]
Learn how maple syrup is made as park staff and volunteers at River Bend Farm take you through a guided tour of the art and science of tapping maple trees, gathering sap, and producing maple syrup. Free tours at 11 a.m., noon and 1 p.m. Dress for the weather, and wear appropriate footwear for a short walk. Call 508-278-7604. Also, Sunday, March 29. Free. All ages welcome.
11:30 am
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, RI [Map]
Finger sandwiches, tea and hot cocoa, meet the Easter Bunny, make a craft in the butler's pantry and take part in a scavenger hunt in the mansion. Seating limited. Admission $32 adults, $22 children. Reservations at 401-253-2707. Visit www.blithewold.org .
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Lincoln Animal Shelter, 25 Wellington Road [Map]
Vaccinations for $12, cash only. Bring prior rabies certificates, if available. All dogs must be on leash, cats and ferrets in crates. Call 401-333-0950.
1:00 pm
at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Ages 2-5 attend from 1-2 p.m.; ages 6-8, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Balloons, face painting, games prizes, craft, movie more. Free tickets available now in the children's room. Call 401-769-9044, ext. 2 to reserve tickets by phone.
2:00 pm
German American Club, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket [Map]
A celebration of Irish and German cultures, featuring traditional folk music and dance, contemporary Celtic rock, ethnic foods, cash bar, artisans, 2 p.m. to midnight. Admission $15; free for under age 18. Proceeds benefit the roof repair fund for the historic German Club building. For tickets and information, email ratskeller@cox.net or visit www.ibfest.org .
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Every Saturday at St. Joseph Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., Woonsocket. 20 meat items are raffled off, along with a gift card raffle and a 50/50. Free lunch with purchase of tickets.
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Greenville Baptist Church, 582 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
Cost is $7 per person, free for children ages 5 and younger.
For information: To reserve tickets, call 401-949-4919.
7:00 pm
Conceived and directed by Bernadet Pitts Wiley, in celebration of Women's History Month, a performance of poetry by black and Latino women, at Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Tickets $10. Also, Sunday at 3 p.m. Call 401-305-7333 or visit www.mmtri.com .
7:30 pm
Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell St., Providence [Map]
featuring Dvoak's "Mass in D" and Arvo Part's "Magnificat," and a selection of other works by Romantic and contemporary composers. Tickets $28 adults, $5 students. Call 401-751-5700 or visit www.providencesingers.org . Pre-concert talk at 6:45 p.m.; reception follows the concert.
8:00 pm
Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, will present an evening of Scottish-based fiddle music and song featuring Hanneke Cassel with Mike Block and Keith Murphy. Admission is $15 in advance / $18 on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org .