TEN31 Productions, 185 Front St., Pawtucket [Map]
Kids ages 3 and older accompanied by an adult, will make a Spring Tree mask, have a snack, and learn how to move like a TEN31 tree. Cost $18, preregistration required. Visit www.wemakepretend.com or call 401-725-1031.
Set out a bag of non-perishable food items by your mailbox on Saturday, May 10, to be picked up by your letter carrier during the National Association of Letter Carriers' 22nd annual food drive. Donations will be delivered to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and local food pantries.
at Lafayette Lodge #47, Masonic Lodge, 680 Nate Whipple Highway. From 7 to 11 a.m. The public is welcome. Menu includes pancakes and eggs, sausage and ham, and juice and coffee. Tickets $7 at the door; $3 children.
8:00 am to 11:00 am
at Arnold Mills United Methodist Church Cargill Hall, Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. Hosted by Boy Scout Troop 1 Arnold Mills. Pancakes, sausage, fruit and beverages. Tickets $7 adults; $4 children. Tickets at the door or from Scouts in advance.
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket, RI [Map]
to benefit the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, every Saturday 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., rain or shine. Call 401-765-4174 for information.
MacColl YMCA, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln, RI [Map]
Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; racing starts at 9:30 a.m. Downhill diecast cars (Matchbox, Hot Wheels, etc.) racing for adults and children, plus vendor tables, raffles. Admission 50 cents. Call Jeremy at 401-248-1625 or visit ljlrc.com. (Meets on a Saturday this month due to Mother's Day.)
Halliwell School, 83 Green St. North Smithfield [Map]
North Smithfield cleans up at the 12th annual Clean and Green Day. All ages are encouraged to help out. Registration will take place at Halliwell School starting at 8 a.m.
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
974 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Come shop for Mother’s Day. There will be plenty of crafters and vendors, food, raffles, and more.
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
URI East Farm, Route 108, South Kingstown [Map]
Plant sales, workshops, vendors, educational displays and exhibits, food, entertainment, soil testing, electronics recycling, rain barrel sales, blood drive, farmers market, children's activities and more. Visit www.uri.edu/cels/ceoc/east-farm-spring-festival.html or call 401-874-2900.
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
hosted by the North Attleborough Historical Society on the grounds of the Woodcock Garrison House and Little Red Schoolhouse, 362 North Washington St., North Attleboro, Mass. More than 20 families and vendors will be selling items. The rain date is Saturday, May 17.
Revive the Roots, 374 Farnum Pike, Smithfield [Map]
Join Revive the Roots at Mowry Gardens in welcoming spring with open arms. Meet your fellow community gardeners and plant alongside Revive the Roots members. There will be games in the field for kids and nature areas to explore.
For information: Visit www.revivetheroots.org .
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown [Map]
At Historic New England's Watson Farm on Jamestown. Demonstrations of wool shearing, spinning, hands-on activities, music, refreshments and more, plus hikes along Narragansett Bay. Admission $10 per car. Rain or shine.
Woonsocket Senior Center, 84 Social St. Woonsocket [Map]
The event will include a luncheon prepared by Executive Chef Paul Leduc of Senior Services, Inc. and will feature fashions from Krazy Daisy Fashion Consignment of North Smithfield, voted “Best in Rhode Island” for three years.
For information: Tickets are $15 each and are available now at the Woonsocket Senior Center and at Krazy Daisy Fashion Consignment, 900 Victory Highway, Brigido’s Plaza North Smithfield
at the historic Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, Lincoln. An elegant afternoon tea with a theme based on the TV show "Downton Abbey." Guests are encouraged to wear their Downton best, especially hats. Seatings at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. Tickets $24. Call 401-726-0597 for reservations.
Saylesville Elementary School, 50 Woodland St., Lincoln [Map]
Traveling Theatre/Center for Dynamic Learning production starring Saylesville Elementary School students. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors, and free for children under 3.
For information: For ticket reservations and more information, call Karen Boucher at 401-461-1813.
at the historic Proctor Mansion Inn, 36 Common St., Wrentham. Mass., featuring harpist Emma Newton. Assorted teas, tea sandwiches, scones, chocolate-dipped strawberries, pastries. Tickets $34.50. Advance reservations required. Call 877-384-1861 or visit www.proctormansioninn.com .
at the Howland Barn on Ryefield Road, Hope. The meeting will feature a Mother’s Day celebration. Members are asked to bring pictures of their mom and stories about her. Light refreshments will be available. All are welcome.
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
The Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St, Pawtucket, will host a Mother’s Day drop-in craft program, for children 7-12 and their families. Using colored tissue paper, children will transform an ordinary glass vase into a vibrant work of art. The program is free and all materials will be provided. Call 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln [Map]
Pasta dinner costs $8 for adults, $6 for seniors, and $5 for children ages 5-10. Children under 5 eat free. Funds collected support Lincoln's annual Memorial Day parade on May 26.
For information: Call Dave Sale at 401-333-8424.
at the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Church, 604 Seven Mile Road, Scituate. Call 401-821-8217.
Season finale: Beethoven with pianist Alon Goldstein, and The Providence Singers. Strauss, Beethoven and Ravel. 8 p.m., The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. Also, open rehearsal Friday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m. Call 401-248-7000 or visit www.riphil.org .
at Pawtucket Country Club, 900 Armistice Blvd., Pawtucket. Admission: $15. Proper attire required. Ages 35 and up. Visit www.SuperSinglesDance.com .
The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence [Map]
Season finale concert featuring pianist Alon Goldstein and the Providence Singers, featuring Beethoven's "Piano Concerto No. 1," Strauss "Don Juan," and Ravel's "Daphnis et Chloe Suites." Tickets start at $15. Call 401-248-7000 or visit www.riphil.org. Also, an open rehearsal will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9.
will perform Irish traditional music at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $20 in advance / $24 day of show. For reservations or information, call 401-725-9272.