Wrentham Developmental Center grounds, Emerald Street, Wrentham, Mass. [Map]
Live entertainment, iguana reptile shows, pony rides, alpaca educational exhibit, 4-H open horse show, radio control stock cars, road race, food booths, carnival midway, flea market, pet parade and more, plus fireworks Saturday at 9 p.m. Fair hours Thursday, Sept. 12, 5-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 13, 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 14, noon-9:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Sept. 15, noon-6 p.m. Contact Tony Marano at 508-384-1635.
Roger Williams National Memorial Park, 282 No. Main St., Providence, RI [Map]
A celebration of the state’s rich cultural heritage includes booths from Venezuela, India, Korea, France, Haiti, Bolivia, Sweden, Ireland and more, showcasing the culture, music and dance of each country, craft demonstrations, traditional foods and drinks, plus a children's area with The Peace Flag Project, face painting and arts and crafts. Parade of international flags starts off the ceremony presented by the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission. Free. Noon to dusk.
For information: www.preservation.ri.gov
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Bath and Biscuit, 187 Danielson Pike, Foster [Map]
A Charity Dog Wash will be held to benefit the Friends of The Scituate Animal Shelter. The cost for small dogs is $10, medium dogs - $15, large dogs - $25, and giant dogs - $35. All breeds are welcome. Bring in a pet food item and get one free raffle ticket. Adoption information will be available.
For information: For an appointment or more information, call 401-647-3962.
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, Smithfield [Map]
Yard sale will be held rain or shine.
Hosted by Woodlawn Baptist Church Men’s Ministry at the church, 337 Lonsdale Ave., Pawtucket. Guest speaker will be Mark Curtis, ABC6 news anchor. All men, women and junior and senior high school students are welcome to attend. Registration will be at 8 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. For reservations, call 401-724-6390.
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Hosted by the North Attleborough Historical Society on the grounds of the Woodcock Garrison House and Little Red Schoolhouse, at 362 North Washington St, North Attleboro. More than 20 families and vendors will be selling items. Call 508-695-6649.
Yawgoo Valley Ski and Sport, Exeter, RI [Map]
Rhode Island’s only 5K, military-style obstacle course. Heats start at 9 a.m., and then every half hour through 1:45 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Also, Hometown Hero Challenge and children's races. After-party on both days with music, food, and drinks. Adult participants $75-$80; children participants $25; spectators $5. Register at www.boldrdashrace.com/registration/ .
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Scituate Village Green, West Greenville Rd And Silk Lane, North Scituate [Map]
The Scituate Farmers Market will be held at the Village Green. Many favorites, such as On the Lane Farm, Babbling Brook, Pezza Farm and Scituate Gardens will be attending. Fosteringarts will also be attending, bringing music, crafts, and community art projects.
For information: Visit www.farmfresh.org .
at the Hayden Center at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, open every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Used books, CDs and DVDs for sale. Also open Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library.
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
The public is invited to attend. The group meets on the second and fourth Saturday of every month.
For information: Contact Orlando Rivera at firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan Lecht at email@example.com or 401-935-0726.
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
In Blackstone at St. Paul Church, 48 St. Paul St., and St. Theresa Church, 630 Rathbun St., on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Call 508-883-6726 or 508-883-7206.
11:00 am to 3:00 pm
At St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 670 Weeden St., Pawtucket. Activities include a jump house, barbecue lunch and Sunday School registration. Call 723-9216
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Hosted by the Holiday Retirement Home, 30 Sayles Hill Road, Manville. Beautiful cars, DJ spinning 50s music, raffles, lunch and snack bar. All proceeds will be donated to the Residents' Activities Fund as well as the R.I. chapter of the Alzheimer's Association's "Walk To End Alzheimer's." Call 401-765-1440.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
185 Front St., Pawtucket [Map]
Open house and demonstration at the new headquarters for the company that creates living statues. Meet original Waterfire gargoyles and company co-founders Eric Auger and Joe Pari. Event is free.
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Pack 18 Pawtucket Cub Scouts will hold registration at Cardi's Furniture Store, 999 Newport Ave., South Attleboro, Mass. Call 401-365-5848.
12:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Jenks Park, Broad Street, Central Falls, RI [Map]
Music, international food court, cultural dance performances, informational and educational exhibits, craft demonstrations, children's activities, moon bounce, and more. Fireworks display at 7 p.m. Call Parks & Recreation at 401-727-7455 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Cardi’s Furniture, 999 Newport Ave., South Attleboro, Mass. [Map]
The State Ballet of Rhode Island will hold its annual “Coppelia” open auditions for dancers ages 6 to 18. Visit www.stateballet.com/sbri/auditions/coppelia.php .
For information: For more information, email email@example.com or call 401-334-2560.
The Proctor Mansion Inn, 36 Common St., Wrentham, Mass. [Map]
Interactive murder-mystery presentation written by local author CJ West. Desserts, coffee, tea will be served; cash bar available. Tickets $45, in advance. Call 877-384-1861 or visit www.proctormansioninn.com.
Sing & listen to karaoke and music from the 40s to the latest billboard hot 100 at the VFW Post 6342, 98 School St., North Smithfield. Call 401-597-5801.