Sponsored by the Rhode Island Builders Association, the state's largest home show returns to the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, April 4-7, Thursday and Friday 3-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission $10 adults, $8 seniors, free for children 15 and younger. Visit www.ribahomeshow.com.
Join Elmo, Zoe, Abby Cadabby, Telly Monster, and Zoe’s pet rock Rocco for Sesame Street Live “Elmo’s Super Heroes” at the Providence Performing Arts Center from Thursday, April 4 through Sunday, April 7. Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday at 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.Call 401-421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary is reopening the indoor yard sale in the rear of 266 Mendon Road, Woonscoket. It will be open every Saturday through the end of June. New items will be available weekly. All proceeds benefit the care of homeless cats and kittens.
American French Genealogical Society 78 Earle St., Woonsocket [Map]
Learn how to read the Repertoires (books of marriage, baptisim and death) & How to Use the AFGS Library by Janice Burkhart.
For information: E-mail Class@afgs.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.
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Cumberland Public Library Children's Room, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
For children 24 months and younger. This play circle is an informal, social, literacy-rich get-together for parents and children. No registration necessary.
For information: Call the Children's Room at 401-333-2552, ext. 3.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
200 Stillwater Road., Smithfield [Map]
Ice Cream, Maple Syrup and 18th Century Living at Smith-Appleby House Museum. Visit our historic farm house and join the fun as you take a tour and learn about daily living in the 18th century while enjoying your ice cream, syrup, and fiddle music. The tours are led by historic interpreters in Colonial-period dress.
For information: Visit www.smithapplebyhouse.org or call 401-231-7363
Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield [Map]
Historical reenactors host open house tours and demonstrations of daily living in the 18th century at the historic Smith-Appleby House Museum in Smithfield, RI, on Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is $5. Visit www.smithapplebyhouse.org or call 401-231-7363.
For information: http://www.smithapplebyhouse.org or 401-231-7363 or firstname.lastname@example.org
North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville [Map]
A Hitchcock Classic.
For information: Call 401-767-2780
Chepachet Union Church, 1138 Putnam Pike, Chepachet [Map]
Includes a pot luck supper and sing-a-long with Mike. Child care will be available. Free will offering taken.
For information: Call 401-568-2518
Captain Isaac Paine School Auditorium, 161 Foster Center Road [Map]
Swamp Meadow Community Theatre will present “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Seating is limited. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students.
For information: Reservations can be made at www.swampmeadow.org or by calling 1-888-493-7110.
Poetry and music featuring Rhode Island Poet Laureate Rick Benjamin, actor and author Ricardo Pitts-Wiley, pianist Paul Bisch, and bassist Mibbit Threats, at Mixed Magic Theatre, Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St., Pawtucket, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6; and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 7. Visit www.mmtri.com or call 401-305-7333.
Stone Soup Coffeehouse, St Paul's Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket [Map]
Come for an evening of an eclectic blend of world folk fusion music. This show begins with a Stone Soup "HOOT." Four performers take the stage for one song each. Sign-ups are on the day of the show and begin during ticket sales. Tickets: $16 advance; $18 at door. Visit www.soup.org .
For information: Call 401-921-5115 or email email@example.com for more information
Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland [Map]
Groundbreaking fiddle/cello/hammer dulcimer trio featuring brother-sister duo Tristan and Tashina Clarridge joined by hammer dulcimer wizard Simon Chrisman. 8 p.m. $13 advance / $15 day of show. Sponsored by Navigant Credit Union. www.riverfolk.org
For information: Call 401-725-9272.
299 Spring Lake Rd. Glendale R.I. [Map]
Ray Gee and the Silver Dollar Band Classic Oldies ans Country
For information: CasaFernandes 401-568-2300