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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402, Lincoln [Map]
Leadership Skills for Lead People II is held at the same time on Wednesday, March 26.
For information: To register, visit or call 401-334-1000.
9:30 am to 11:30 am
A Social Program for Persons with Early Memory Loss every Wednesday at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Learn new ways to compensate for changes in memory through memory enhancement activities and more. Contact The Alzheimer's Association RI Chapter at 401-421-0008 or email
10:30 am to 11:15 am
Open to children ages 2 and 3 accompanied by their adult caregivers. Program features stories, songs, finger rhymes and a simple craft. Siblings welcome. Call Maria Cotto at 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St.
11:00 am
at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, every Wednesday. Beginners at 11 a.m., regular session at noon. Free with membership. Call 401-753-7000.
12:30 pm
Adult players welcome every Wednesday, 12:30-2 p.m. at the North Providence Public Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Avenue. Call 401-353-5600.
3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
An indoor winter farmers market at Thundermist Health Center’s lobby, 450 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Shoppers can expect fresh potatoes, onions, squash, apples, carrots, and greens from local farmers. Cash, credit/debit cards, and EBT/SNAP accepted. Call 401-767-4100.
4:30 pm
Every Wednesday morning at 11 a.m. the Mayor Salvatore Mancini Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, will be show a newly-released film for adults. Free and open to the public. Popcorn and drinks will be available. Call 401-353-5600 to learn what movies are being shown this month.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
meets at the Cumberland Public Library,1464 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland. Coders of all abilities are invited to pursue their interests in small groups, including learning java script, creating apps, building video games, and exploring Minecraft mods. Register online at or at the reference desk. Call 401-333-2552, ext. 2 or email
6:00 pm
Lincoln Middle School, 152 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln [Map]
presented by Lincoln Middle School and R.I. State Police, for parents with children in grades 6-8. Seminar will address electronic safety issues, cell phones, online gaming, social networks, chat rooms, cyberbullying and sexting. Call the school at 401-721-3400 for more information.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Lincoln Middle School, 152 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln [Map]
Parent seminar for adults only hosted by Lincoln Middle School and the Rhode Island State Police. The presentation will address electronic safety issues including cell phones, online gaming, social networks, online chat rooms, cyber bullying and sexting. Learn what children have access to, who has access to them, and how to keep them safe while using technology.
For information: For more information, call the school at 401-721-3400.
6:00 pm
Presented by the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council. Meet at a different restaurant each week for a cooking demonstration followed by a meal. Cost $21.50. Reserve at or call 401-724-2200. This week’s tour: Yamato Steakhouse and Sushi, 375 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. Demonstration of chicken hibachi followed by a meal of chicken and steak hibachi with assorted vegetables, fried rice, soup and salad.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Celebrate the DVD release of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to participate in a night of snacks, crafts, and games relating to the book and movie franchise. No registration is required. Call the Teen Librarian at 401-725-3714, ext. 221 or email
7:00 pm
VFW Post 11519 meets at 7 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Veterans Association hall, 99 Louise St., Woonsocket, every 3rd Wednesday of the month. New members welcome.
7:30 pm
Local writers meet weekly at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., to share support, suggestions and criticism. Free. Call 401-769-9044.