Patrons are welcome to bring outside drinks and snacks. Movies are closed captioned for the hard of hearing. Movie screenings are free and open to all ages. No registration is required. All shows begin at 1:30 p.m. Rated PG-13. For more information, visit www.cumberlandlibrary.org or call 401-333-2552, ext. 2.
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Drop in to the Children’s Room to play with Legos, board games and card games. Free. For ages 7-12 years old; younger children welcome with caregiver help. Call 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St.
Enjoy the spirit of Christmas for two days at the 3rd annual "Very Special Christmas WaterFire Weekend" benefiting the Providence Rescue Mission. The 41 braziers in Waterplace Park Basin to Steeple Street will burn brightly, turning downtown into a winter wonderland the evenings of both Friday, Dec. 13, and Saturday, Dec. 14. Tree-lighting, caroling, Santa Claus and more.
For information: Waterplace Park, Providence, RI
starts at 6 p.m. at Cumberland Town Hall and proceeds over to Heritage Park in Valley Falls for music and refreshments. Parade participants wear lighted Santa hats that are on sale at Town Hall, the OCYL office at The Monastery, and Parks & Recreation, 401-334-9996, or if still available, on the night of the stroll.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Road, Bristol. Stroll through Blithewold’s illuminated gardens and greenhouse and join the carolers as they spread holiday cheer. Enjoy music by the Roger Williams University A-capella group along with cocoa and roasted marshmallows around a roaring bonfire in Blithewold’s Enclosed Garden. Tickets $11 adults, $10 seniors and AAA members, students and military $9, children 6-7 $3, and kids 5 and under free. Family tickets for two adults and two children, $24. Visit www.blithewold.org or call 401-253-2707.
Captain Isaac Paine Auditorium, 160 Foster Center Road, Foster [Map]
Swamp Meadow Community Theatre will present “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman. Tickets are $12 for adults and $7 for seniors or students, and $40 per family.
For information: Call the box office at 888-493-7110 or visit www.swampmeadow.org .
Mixed Magic Theatre, 999 Main St., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Presented by Mixed Magic Theatre, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m., through Dec. 15. Tickets $25; Fridays are buy one, get one half price. Visit www.mmtri.com or call 401-305-7333.
Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence, RI [Map]
A Tony Award-winning comedy about three siblings who have never left the comfort of their childhood home until the eldest goes off to become a wildly successful movie star, then arrives back home with her much younger "boy toy" and sibling rivalries re-ignite. Runs through Dec. 22 in Trinity's Dowling Theater. Call the box office at 401-351-4242 or visit www.trinityrep.com.
St. Joseph Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., Woonsocket, RI [Map]
Every Friday. Come test your knowledge. Prizes awarded.
presented by Rhode Island Stage Ensemble at the Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Harrisville, at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Special set and costumes allow the play to be presented in “black and white” as the original movie was filmed. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door, with discounts for students, seniors and veterals. Visit www.ristage.org .
presented by Encore Repertory Company at the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m., with a special 10 a.m. matinee on Friday, Dec. 6. Tickets $19, and only $10 for the matinee. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com.
at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m. Enjoy Christmas songs, old and new, a sing-along, and visit from St. Nick. Call the box office at 401-421-ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org.
Ezeekial Bates Masonic Lodge, 71 North Main St., Attleboro, Mass. [Map]
Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m., from Dec. 6 through Dec. 22.Tickets cost $15 for adults, $13 for seniors and students. Reservations are recommended.
For information: Visit www.attleborocommunitytheatre.com or call 508-226-8100.
Chepachet Grange, 28 Chopmist Hill Road, Glocester, RI [Map]
A comedy by Tom Dudzick about a young Catholic man who has a loving mother and crabby father, and an atheist Jewish fiancee. Show time 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Presented by Theater Company of Rhode Island. Tickets $15. Seating limited; reservations recommended. Call 401-568-2929 or visit www.tcrionline.com .
Join comedian Frank O'Donnell and R-rated hypnotist Frank Santos Jr. at Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club inside Twin River Casino in Lincoln. The show’s never the same, thanks to the audience participation. Admission $22. Visit www.twinriver.com .