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Thursday, July 24, 2014

10:00 am
meets on Thursdays at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, at 10a.m. Call 401-753-7000.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society's Catmobile will be at Petco, 287 Washington St., Attleboro, Mass. offering low cost spay/neuter services for cats and kittens. The cost for a female cat is $120, $80 for a male cat and $35 for qualified ferals. The package includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccination, exam and a nail trim. Microchipping is an extra $20. For reservations, call 978-465-1940 or email catmobile@mrfrs.org or visit www.catmobile.org .
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
CCRI Knight Campus, 400 East Ave., Warwick, RI [Map]
hosted by Operation Stand Down Rhode Island. More than 30 employers in attendance, along with service providers including Hero 2 Hire, ESGR, NetworkRI, and the R.I. Veterans Administration. Visit www.osdri.org .
12:00 pm
at the Cumberland Senior Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Beginner class every Thursday at noon; intermediate class every Thursday at 1 p.m. First class is free. Call 401-334-2555.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Chess Games at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, every Thursday 1-4 p.m. All welcome. Contact Vic Blank at 401-333-6173.
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Teens 12-18 invited to the hands-on workshop at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Learn techniques to create your own henna to try on yourself or a friend. Each teen participant will earn an extra entry for one of three grand prize packs awarded at the end of the summer. Call 401-725-3714, ext. 221 or email sbloom@pawtucketlibrary.org.
6:00 pm
514 Smithfield Ave., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Councilor Tim Rudd will address the Fairlawn Against Crime Team at its regular meeting. All Fairlawn residents are encouraged to attend and bring concerns and thoughts on what is happening in the neighborhood.
6:30 pm
Roger Williams National Memorial Park, 282 No. Main St., Providence, RI [Map]
Join Sarah Zurier, a historian with the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, as she discusses H.P. Lovecraft’s writings about Providence’s rapidly changing cityscape and his attempts to make the case for preserving historic places. Lovecraft, who lived in Providence for most of his life, used the city as a setting for his most popular works. Part of the Thursday Night Walkabout Series sponsored by the National Park Service and the Blackstone River Heritage Corridor. Visit www.blackstonevalleycorridor.org or call 401-762-0250.
6:30 pm
at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Taught Thursdays through Aug. 7 by Lori Senno. $5 drop-in. Features raised stage for instructor. Visit www.riverfolk.org .
7:15 pm
Meets Thursdays at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St, Woonsocket. An outlet for adult writers of all leanings. No critiquing. All are welcome and there is no charge. Call 401-769-9044.
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Second Stage Studio, 1 Angell Road, Cumberland [Map]
Perform a cover song or your own original, recite poetry, a short story or monologue, or other creative performance. Free to perform; $5 admission for audience. Register by calling Gabby Gonsalves at 401-334-4800, ext. 3, or www.openmicsecondstage.weebly.com . Continues through Aug. 21.