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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com 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.
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 .
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.
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 .