Dunkin' Donuts Center, Providence, RI [Map]
Performance schedule: Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 5 at 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Monday, May 6 at 7 p.m. Ringling Bros. Opens an hour before show time with the All-Access Preshow available and free to all ticket holders. Tickets are $97 for Circus Celebrity; $67 for front row; $37 VIP, and $27 all others, available through www.Ringling.com , Ticketmaster or the Dunkin’ Donuts Center box office, 401-331-6700.
Ocean State Theatre, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, RI [Map]
Melinda Long’s best-selling book comes to life in an unforgettable musical adventure filled with wacky pirates and silly songs. Shows at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Tickets $10. Call 401-921-6800, or visit www.oceanstatetheatre.org .
7:00 am to 10:00 am
Thomas Episcopal Church, 1 Smith Ave., Greenville [Map]
The church will host an Old Fashioned May Breakfast. The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12, and free for children younger than 5. The menu will include eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, oatmeal, muffins, coffee and juice. May baskets will be sold.
For information: Reserve tickets at 401-949-2060 or pay at the door.
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary is reopening the indoor yard sale in the rear of 266 Mendon Road, Woonscoket. It will be open every Saturday through the end of June. New items will be available weekly. All proceeds benefit the care of homeless cats and kittens.
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland [Map]
meets at Calvin Presbyterian Church on the first Saturday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. All men of all ages are welcome to share in food, faith and fellowship.
on Saturday and Sunday, May 4 and 5, from 9 to 4 p.m. at the Bridgeton School, 16 Laurel Hill Ave., Pascoag. The event will feature displays and information about Burrillville soldiers who served during the Civil War and cemetery tours, Civil War author talks, and more. For information, call 568-8449 or visit www.bhps.org.
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
1043 Putnam Pike, Glocester [Map]
The Glocester Heritage Society and the URI Master Gardeners invite the public to the grand opening of the Dr. Reuben Mason Medicinal. See what an 18th-century doctor’s garden would look like and what herbs it would contain. The Master Gardeners will offer soil testing and advice to the public. There will be a plant sale, vendors, and the Dr. Reuben Mason House will be open for guided tours.
For information: For more information, call 401-934-2895.
at Bear Hill Village Community Room, 156 Bear Hill Road, Cumberland, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All merchandise is clean and well organized. The kitchen will be open. The event will also feature a white elephant table and bake table.
at the Hayden Center at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, open every Saturday 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Used books, CDs and DVDs for sale. Also open Thursdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. Donations welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket, is holding an open house in honor of its 20th-year anniversary.
at Le Moulin, 68 South Main St., Woonsocket. View local artisans work which is available for purchase. Membership in the Guild is open to anyone with a passion for the arts. The first classes offered in the studio will be lead by Claire Achilles. Space for each class is limited to 8 students. For information, contact Claire Achilles at email@example.com or call 401-595-6416.
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
Celebrate the 12th annual Free Comic Book Day at the Cumberland Public Library. The library will have programs for all ages throughout the day including face painting, games, and a showing of "The Avengers." No registration is necessary. For information, visit www.cumberlandlibrary.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St, Smithfield [Map]
Children 4-12 invited to the library to build, create, and share your techniques with other kids who are crazy about building with LEGOS. Play with the library’s LEGOS or bring your own. No Registration needed.
For information: Call 401-231-5150
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
TEN31 Studio, 250 Esten Ave., Suite 103, Pawtucket [Map]
TEN31, local renowned Living Art Performance Entertainment Company to host a public open house and demonstration at their studio. There will be a showcasing costumes as well as make-up and performance techniques demonstrations.
For information: Contact Eric Auger at 401-725-1031, email@example.com
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
A leisurely 15-mile bike ride up the Blackstone Valley Bikeway. Donation of $10, but $5 extra to have bike transported back to Pawtucket. Bring a bike and a helmet. Meet at corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Charles Street in Central Falls.
Pawtucket Red Sox play the Durham Bulls at McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket. Game time 1:05 p.m. Call 401-724-7300 or visit pawsox.com.
2:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Providence Fire Fighters Union Hall, 92 Printery St., Providence, RI [Map]
to help with the medical expenses of an expensive life-saving procedure, Ketamine coma, for Cumberland resident Robert Hinton, who is battling reflex sympathetic dystrophy and complex regional pain syndrome. Barbecue dinner, entertainment, raffles, and more. Tickets $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Learn more at www.rsd-rob.com .
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., Pawtucket [Map]
Make a paper bag pinata for Cinco de Mayo. For children of all ages and their families. Free and all materials will be provided.
For information: Call Maria Cotto at 401-725-3714, ext. 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
At the Chocolate Mill Overlook off Roosevelt Avenue in Central Falls. Free kayaks will be available or bring your own.
For information: www.richerryblossomfestival.com
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Pawtucket/Central Falls Festival of Events, on the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Charles Street in Central Falls, will include a bridge lighting and speaking program at sunset, food vendors, music, meet and greet with the 2013 Cherry Blossom Princess, tree lighting, karaoke, trivia, live entertainment, and light refreshments.
For information: www.richerryblossomfestival.com
presents Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, “The Resurrection,” with guest artists soprano Ilana Davidson, mezzo soprano Susan Platts, and The Providence Singers at The Vets, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. Tickets $15-$100. Call 401-248-7000 or visit http://www.riphil.org .
142 Clinton St., Woonsocket [Map]
Theatre Works presents “My Sister Eileen,” on stage inside the Masonic Temple on Clinton Street in Woonsocket on Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m.; Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m.; and Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
For information: For reservations, call 401-766-1898.
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Twin River Casino: 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln, RI 02865 [Map]
At Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club Tickets $22 http://www.twinriver.com/catchrisingstar.php New Hampshire comedian Jay Grove's fast-paced and punched-up tales of small town upbringing, coupled with his rapport with crowds and love of having a good time, have made him a crowd favorite from coast to coast. His material is always customized for the venue, giving comedy fans the feeling that they're joking around with an old friend instead of sitting through an "act".
Stone Soup Coffeehouse, St Paul's Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket [Map]
With special appearance by author, Scott Alarik. Buskin & Batteau perform their soulful acoustic balladry and fun-filled performances. Tickets: $18 advance; $20 at door.
For information: Call 401-921-5115 or email email@example.com for more information
presented by fosteringArts.org with opening act High Rock Mountain at North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road. Tickets are $15 at the door or through Paypal at fosteringArts.org.
Casa Fernandes, Glendale, 299 Spring Lake Road, Glendale [Map]
Ray Gee and the Silver Dollar Band, classic oldies and country.
For information: Call 401-568-2300
36 Stanley St., Woonsocket [Map]
Par X will be having karaoke on Saturday May 4 from 8 p.m. to midnight with DJ Andy.
For information: Call 401-765-1520
8:30 pm to 12:30 am
Twin River Casino, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln [Map]
At Lighthouse Bar. The ultimate Bon Jovi tribute band. Visit www.twinriver.com/lighthousebar_ent.php .
Le Moulin, 68 So. Main St., Woonsocket [Map]
Event will feature andmade beaded and other jewelry, crocheted/knitted items, original paintings and prints, upcycled furniture and items, and more, food and art, craft, jewelry classes. Sat. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org