The local chapter of Overeaters Anonymous meets on Thursdays at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753-7000.
Christ Church, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 401-725-1920.
Children newborn to 24 months and their adult caregivers invited for stories, songs and activities at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Registration is encouraged but not required. Older and younger siblings are welcome. To register, call the Children's Librarian at 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or email email@example.com.
meets every Thursday at 10:30 a.m. An informal group for infants, toddlers and their caregivers. Mr. Rowland joins the group on the last Thursday of the month for Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland. No registration required. North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St. Call 401-767-2780 or visit www.nspl.info .
1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
Every Thursday. Beginners class at noon; intermediate class at 1 p.m. 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.
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Office of Children, Youth and Learning, at the Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
a National Lights On After School event, sponsored by the Cumberland Office of Children, Youth and Learning. Hand's on projects the incorporate science, technology, engineering, art and math, and activities that glow in a black light room, mask-making, storytimes, raffles, trick-or-treating and more. Free for all ages; kids 13 and older may attend without an adult; some activities nto for under age 3. Donations will be accepted for the Cumberland Youth Commission's Home Heating Assistance Program.
5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
Twisted Triangle Yoga Studio, 300 George Washington Highway, Smithfield [Map]
Twisted Triangle Yoga Studio will host free yoga classes on Thursday nights through the month of October in support of breast cancer awareness month. In lieu of class fees, cash donations will be accepted. All proceeds will be donated to the Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Foundation.
For information: Contact Katie Twist at Twisted Triangle via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Bob at 401-374-1656.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
at the Smithfield Elks Lodge, 326 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. Proceeds will benefit the East Smithfield Public Library programs and activities. Tickets are $30 per person and may be purchased in advance at the library or from any Library Board member. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door. Raffle tickets may also be purchased in advance at the library. Call 401-231-5150.
Showcase Cinema, 1200 Quaker Lane, Warwick, RI [Map]
Workshops for parents and caregivers offer information for raising healthy and happy children. October's presentation: "Managing Difficult Behavior in the Classroom." Free and open to the public. For more information or to register, call the Lifespan Health Connection at 401-444-4800 or visit www.bradleyhospital.org .
Family Literacy Center, 12 Parkway, Manville [Map]
R.I. Paint Party returns to the Family Literacy Center for step-by-step painting lessons. Appetizers, beer and wine served. Adults only. Tickets $40. Proceeds benefit the FLC. Call 401-762-4900 or go to www.flcri.org to register.
Angelo's Palace Pizza, 133 Mendon Road, Cumberland [Map]
Meet local candidates for Fire Committee and Town Council. Light appetizers and cash bar. All welcome.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Call 401-353-5600 or visit www. nplib.com.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, 200 High Service Ave., North Providence [Map]
The North Providence Al-Anon Family Group meeting, for family and friends of alcoholics, meets at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital, auditorium, 1st floor. Front and rear visitor parking is available.
For information: Call 401-419-3676 for more information.