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Friday, April 5, 2013

(All day)
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.
(All day)
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.
10:45 am to 11:45 am
Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center, Two Atlantic Boulevard, North Providence, RI [Map]
Zumba fitness is an exhilarating, effective, easy-to-follow, Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance fitness class. $3 per class members/$4 per class non members.
For information: Call 401-231-0742
12:45 pm to 3:00 pm
Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center, Two Atlantic Boulevard, North Providence, RI [Map]
$2 per week.
For information: Call 401-231-0742
1:30 pm
Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
Nominee, Best Picture and Best Actress. Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
For information: Call 401-333-2552, ext. 2
2:00 pm
1 Butler Ave Providence, RI 02906 [Map]
Dr. Steven Kane will discuss the lives of Big Band-era performers Dinah Shore and Artie Shaw at EPOCH Assisted Living on the East Side on Friday, April 5, at 2 p.m. This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information or to R.S.V.P., please call 401-275-0682. EPOCH is located at One Butler Ave. ****
2:15 pm to 3:15 pm
Salvatore Mancini Resource & Activity Center, Two Atlantic Boulevard, North Providence, RI [Map]
“Senior Follies Show” classes are open to Men and Women age 55 and older. Classes are $3-members/$4-non-members. Looking for individuals interested in ballroom, jazz, line dancing and singing! Contact Linda Giorgio, Program Director, if interested.
For information: Call 401-231-0742
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., Pawtucket [Map]
Children ages 7-12 can drop-in to play with Legos, board games and cards games. Younger children are welcome with caregiver help. Free and no registration needed.
For information: Call 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
6:00 pm
Father Marot CYO Center, 53 Federal St., Woonsocket [Map]
Enjoy an evening of delicious wines beginning at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres followed by a three-course meal and musical entertainment at 7 p.m. Reservations are $75 per person. Reservations are advance purchase only; please call the CYO Center at 762-3252. All proceeds support the ministry of the Father Marot CYO Center.
7:00 pm
Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland [Map]
A performance where Showcase students choreograph their own routines without the help of instructors or coaches. $10. www.showcasedanceproductions.com.
For information: Call 508-384-7875.
7:00 pm
Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, Cumberland, holds its 23rd annual art show and sale April 5-7. A Meet the Artists Night will be held Friday, April 5, from 7 to 9 p.m., and the show continues on Saturday and Sunday, April 6 and 7, 11 a.m. to 4 pm. Included are watercolors, oils, photography, ceramics and multimedia works by local artists.
7:00 pm
Captain Isaac Paine School Auditorium, 161 Foster Center Road [Map]
Swamp Meadow Community Theatre will present “Jesus Christ Superstar.” 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.
7:30 pm
Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington St., Providence, RI [Map]
World premiere of the "dramedy" about the end of the world as we know it, set in the aftermath of an international pandemic that has decimated humanity. A motley group of survivors are trying desperately to avoid contracting the illness that turns people into something indescribable. Runs through April 21 in the Dowling Theater. Tickets $28-$68. Call 401-351-4242 or visit www.trinityrep.com.
7:30 pm
Rich in imagery and physicality, with every breath, shift of weight, gesture and emotion precisely sculpted by the actors, presented by Kari Margolis and the Margolis Brown Adaptors. General admission $10, at the door, or call 401-456-8814. Forman Theatre in the Nazarian Center at Rhode Island College, 600 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI.
7:45 pm
50 Esmond Street, Smithfield,RI 02917 [Map]
From 2:00 – 4:30 p.m. Come play a board game, bring a friend or make a new friend. See you there!!!!
For information: 401-231-5150
8:00 pm
Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln [Map]
After more than 20 years in the business this award‐winning, multi‐platinum superstar's career is seeking new heights. As front man for the legendary rock band Poison, Michaels has sold 25 million records and scored an amazing 15 chart-busting Top 40 single. All Ages. Tickets: $75/$55/$45/$35. Visit www.twinriver.com/eventscenter.php.
8:00 pm
Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
British playwright Tom Stoppard’s Tony-award-winning best play about the nature and mystery of love: Charlotte, an actress, is appearing in a play about marriage written by her cerebral playwright husband, Henry. Max, her leading man, is also married to an actress, Annie. Both marriages are on the verge of a breakdown because Henry and Annie have fallen in love. But there’s a question not even Henry can answer: Is it the real thing? Runs through April 14. Call 401-723-4266 or visit www.gammtheatre.org.
8:00 pm
Proctor Mansion Inn, 36 Common St., Wrentham, MA [Map]
Three stunning voices from Ireland, USA and Australia – Aoife Clancy, Becky Chase and Kath Buckell – in this concert of traditional and contemporary original music. Followed by a Meet & Greet, and refreshments. Tickets $20 in advance; $25 at the door. Call 877-384-1861 or visit www.proctormansioninn.com .
9:00 pm
Uncle Ronnie's Red Tavern, 2692 Victory Highway, Burrillville [Map]
For information: Call 401-568-6243