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Saturday, August 1, 2015

(All day)
Great Swamp Shooting Range, South Kingstown, RI [Map]
sponsored by the state Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife. A free event designed to introduce women to the world of shooting sports. No experience required. All firearms, ammunition and safety equipment will be provided, along with one-on-one instruction from DEM range safety officers and hunter education instructors. Two sessions available: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Pre-registration required. Visit or call 401-539-0019.
8:00 am
hosted by the Rhode Island National Guard will hold its international parachute competition, Leapfest, at the University of Rhode Island and the surrounding area. The opening ceremony begins at 8 a.m. Approximately 50 teams, consisting of four service members per team from around the United States Military and International Militaries, will participate in this training event and competition. Visit
8:00 am
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. Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket.
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
at Park Place Church, 71 Park Place, Pawtucket. All clothing and shoes $5. Call 401-726-2800.
9:00 am
at Seven Cedars Farmers Market, Route 116, George Washington Highway, Smithfield, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Anything with a wire will be accepted. Also accepted batteries of any size, type or shape including auto/marine batteries and battery backups. A $10 disposal fee is charged for mini-fridges, air conditioners, water coolers, and dehumidifiers. For large items, call 401-484-8838 to arrange a pick up. A nominal fee applies. Visit .
9:00 am
Open every Saturday through Oct. 3, 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Rain or shine. Located at the west end of Rte 116 – George Washington Highway, Smithfield, near Blackie’s Bulldog Tavern.
9:15 am
Meets at the Cumberland library's Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. The organization is devoted to the development of public speaking and leadership skills. For details, e-mail or call 401-467-1896.
9:30 am
held every Saturday at the Stillwater Mill Pavilion, 75 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., though Sept. 26. Features local food, art and music.
11:00 am
aboard the Blackstone Valley Explorer riverboat. Free tours on the Blackstone River teach about the ecology and wildlife of the area. Operate an underwater remotely operated vehicle, and more. Boat departs from Central Falls Landing, Broad Street and Madeira Avenue, Central Falls, and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Free, but reservations required. Call 401-724-2200 or visit .
6:00 pm
performs a free concert at the Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library’s Riverwalk Times Concert Series, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville. Call 401-710-7800.
7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
German Club, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket [Map]
with music by The Boys, sponsored by the German American Cultural Society. Tickets $16 in advance or $18 at the door. Kitchen opens at 6 p.m. For more information call 860-237-8448 or email .
8:00 pm
Enjoy the music of Led Zeppelin by the tribute band ZoSo at the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket. Tickets $26, $31, $36. Call the box office at 401-762-4545 or visit .
8:00 pm
More than 80 bonfires burn on the Providence river from Waterplace Park, along Memorial Boulevard to the South Main Street Park, in downtown Providence, accompanied by music and entertainers. Lighting occurs shortly after sunset, around 8:05 p.m., and continues until half-past midnight. Visit .
8:00 pm
Masonic Temple, 142 Clinton St., Woonsocket [Map]
presented by Rhode Island Stage Ensemble, Also Sunday Aug. 2 at 2 p.m.. Tickets $19. Visit or call 401-441-5011.