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Sunday, May 5, 2013

(All day)
Explorer Riverboat Tours on the Blackstone River depart every Sunday through Oct. 20, from Central Falls Landing on Madeira Avenue, Central Falls, at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. A tour guide explains the ecology of the river and surrounding wetlands interspersed with stories about the people and history of the region. Adults $10, seniors and children $8. “Free Sundays” are the last Sunday of every month sponsored by Citizens Bank. Call 401-724-2200.
8:00 am
Includes a half marathon at 8 a.m.; a 5K race at 11 a.m.; and a youth 1K race at 10:30 a.m. All races start on Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket. For more information, visit
9:00 am
Slater Park, Carousel, Pawtucket [Map]
Walk Schedule: 9 a.m. registration begins at the Carousel in Slater Park; 9:50 a.m., Team Tarro photo; 10 a.m., walk begins.
For information: Visit
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield [Map]
Volunteers in Colonial dress will treat guests at the historic 18th century home to a homemade breakfast of various berry breads, chilled fruit cup, Jonnycakes, omelet, bacon & Grandma’s old fashioned baked beans, coffee & orange juice. After the breakfast, visitors are invited to tour the rooms and exhibits of the House Museum. Seating for the breakfast is 11 a.m. Reservations are required; call 401-231-7363. Admission is $20 per person, which includes a self-guided tour.
For information: Visit or call 401-231-7363
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hearthside House Museum, 677 Great Road, Lincoln, RI [Map]
Adult and youth interpreters in historical costume will provide tours of the 200-year old home, including the history of the area, the house, and the many different families who called it home. A demonstration in basket making will be given in the new attic exhibit which features the original antique looms used by the Talbot family in the early 20th century. See history being revealed as conservation work is performed on the portrait of George Washington Talbot, son of Commodore Silas Talbot of the USS Constitution, who was a renowned merchant in the China Trade, and an ancestor of Arnold Talbot who ran the hand weaving business at the house between 1904-1926. The house is open from 1-4 p.m. with the last tour given at 3 p.m. Admission is $8 adults; $6 seniors; $4 ages 10-17; under 10 free. Reservations are not required.
For information: 401-726-0597;;
1:00 pm
Pawtucket Red Sox play the Durham Bulls at McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket. Game time 1:05 p.m. Call 401-724-7300 or visit
1:30 pm
Every Sunday. Doors will open at noon. Food and refreshments will be available. Call Cecile at 401-935-8919. Fairmount Manor, 525 2nd Ave., Woonsocket.
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln [Map]
At Lighthouse Bar. Featuring oldies and dance music. Visit .
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LaCucina Restaurant, 266 Putnam Pike, Smithfield [Map]
A Charitable Event to Benefit SOAR. In "MISTRIAL: An Inside Look at the How the Criminal Justice System Works . . . and Sometimes Doesn't," Mark Geragos and Pat Harris, criminal defense attorneys, assess the dramatic changes that have occurred in our judicial system, making it heavily weighted toward the prosecution.
For information: Contact Michael Hagopian at
2:00 pm
VFW Post 6342, 98 School St., Forestdale [Map]
Take a chance on some quality meat, sing & listen to karaoke and music from the 40s to the latest billboard hot 100 with your hosts Twilight's Noella & John.
For information: Call Donna at 401-597-5801
2:30 pm
1213 Putnam Pike, Chepachet [Map]
Kevin and Dianna Fallon will present “Old Timey Fiddle Music,” at the Chepachet Meeting House. The show will be a concert of traditional Appalachian folk tunes from the early 20th century, from both the Appalachian Irish and Appalachian Folk or Americana traditions. A free will offering will be taken as a token of appreciation for the performers.
For information: Visit .