every Saturday and Sunday through April 24, plus school vacation days, depart from Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport. Tickets $22 adults, $17 seniors and ages 3-12 for one-hour tours; and $42 and $32 for two-hour tours that include a visit to the Rose Island Lighthouse. Binoculars provided, or bring your own. Call 401-203-7325 or visit www.savebay.org/seals to check for tour times.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Chopmist Hill Senior Center, 1315 Chopmist Hill Road, Scituate [Map]
The Rhode Island Forest Conservators Organization will offer a workshop about forest health, with speakers addressing deer and insect attack impacts on Rhode Island’s trees. Pre-registration is requested, along with a fee of $15. RIFCO members receive a $5 discount.
For information: Visit the RIFCO website at www.rifco.org , or call 401-568-3421.
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Saturday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. through June 11 at the Beagle Club, 425 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. Classes are free and for youngsters ages 12-18. All necessary equipment is provided. No need to own or purchase a bow. Call 401-744-6268 for more information or to register.
Mystic Seaport celebrates Presidents’ Day weekend Saturday, Feb. 13 through Monday, Feb. 15. Children 17 and younger will be admitted for free when accompanied by a paying adult. Special children’s activities include arts and craft projects, storytelling, and songs and musical activities. The Museum is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Visit www.mysticseaport.org/visit.
at Christ Church parish hall, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln, every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 401-725-1920
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Scituate Community Center, 546 West Greenville Road, Scituate [Map]
This event is in support of the Scituate Animal Shelter. Shop with local artists, crafters and vendors. Raffles, games and more will be offered.
For information: Call Annie at 401-663-3663.
is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Admission is free for veterans and students. Call 401-222-9025.
The Steamship Historical Society of America will host a special lecture to explore the dozens of German U-boats that patrolled our coastline and the measures that were taken to thwart their advances. The program with author Eric Wiberg will be held at the Ship History Center, 2500 Post Road, Warwick. The program is free and open to the public, but space is limited. To reserve a spot, call the Steamship Historical Society of America at 401-463-3570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
at La Quinta Inn and Suites, 4 Universal Blvd., Coventry. Kathy Dunstan and members of the orchid show set-up team will be discussing and demonstrating what is involved in preparing and setting up a show display.
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Take an easy walk to the bank of the Blackstone River, gather around a campfire, and enjoy hot chocolate as we talk about water quality and share stories of the river’s recovery. All ages welcome. Easy walk to river approx. 1 mile round trip. Bring snowshoes if conditions permit. River Bend Farm Visitor Center, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Call 508-278-7604 or email email@example.com .
meets at the Lincoln Public Library Children’s Room, 145 Old River Road. Drop in between 2 and 3:30 p.m. Open to ages 4 and up. Call the Children’s Room at 401-333-2422, ext. 15.
at the Elks Lodge, 380 Social St., Woonsocket. A cash bar will be open at 6 p.m. and a family-style chicken dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The event will feature entertainment by the Zeal D.J. Network until 11 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased at the lodge or by calling Donna at 401-333-3619 or Bobbie at 401-338-7052.
PJ's Pub, 198 Putnam Pike, Johnston [Map]
Pasta dinner to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Maddie's Mission. Doors open at 6 p.m., pasta buffet at 7 p.m., DJ at 9 p.m. Prizes will be raffled off. Tickets are $25. To learn more or make a donation, visit maddierenaud.com .
For information: Email Dawn at firstname.lastname@example.org for tickets.
presents and evening of bluegrass music at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $15. For reservations, call Blackstone River Theatre at 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for information.
performs blues and rock at Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Admission is $25 for the 8 p.m.; $20 for the 10 p.m. and $30 for both. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com .