Hop aboard the Providence & Worcester Railroad and travel to Putnam, Conn., for a ride through the fall foliage and a stop in Putnam for the town's Great Pumpkin Festival. Tickets range from $29.50 to $59.50. Departs at 9 a.m. from the Woonsocket Train Depot and returns at 4:30 p.m. Visit www.tourblackstone.com or call 401-724-2200.
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.
9:30 am to 10:30 am
at North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Classes are free to all North Providence Pool and Fitness members; nonmembers: $3/session. Space is limited. Register with receptionist or call 401-353-7007.
open every Thursday 5:30-7:30 p.m., and Saturdays 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in the Hayden Center of Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Donated second-hand books for $1 or less, plus puzzles, CDs and limited DVDs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library. Proceeds benefit library programs.
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
The Crossing at Smithfield, 371 Putnam Pike, Smithfield [Map]
Join The Crossing at Smithfield for some Halloween fun with Trick-or-Treating, story time, face painting and interactive games.
For information: Visit www.crossingatsmithfield.com for a list of participating stores.
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Barnes & Noble, 371 Putnam Pike, Smithfield [Map]
Author Elyse Major, creator of "Tinkered Treasures” and “Seaside Tinkered Treasures,” will sign copies of her books and host simple craft-making with a Halloween theme. This event is for all ages. Craft-making is free of charge.
For information: Call Barnes & Noble at 401-231-5828.
560 Cumberland Hill Road Woonsocket [Map]
The 8th annual Halloween Party is free for kids and adults and will include an apple pie contest and costume contests for children and adults. The celebrity pie judge this year will be Woonsocket Fire Chief Paul Shatraw. Bring the kids to see a real fire truck and meet the chief. The event will be broadcast live on WNRI and will include entertainment By Jeff Gamache.
For information: 401-769-0800 or visit them on the web at athenahealthcare.com/oakland .
The North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St, Slatersville, will show Mel Brooks' “Young Frankenstein,” rated PG. Bring a snack. Call 401-767-2780.
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
at the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium in Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. Crafts, Halloween museum quest, vault tours, creature features, treat bags and more. Wear a costume and get in for free. Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.providenceri.com/museum .
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Adam's Farm, 495 Sumner Brown Road, Cumberland [Map]
Family fall activities for children touched by epilepsy and their families. Free, but registration required. Email email@example.com or call 401-789-7330.
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St, Woonsocket. Open to ages 3 1/2 to 14. The event will include games, prizes, balloons, face painting, crafts, movies and a costume contest. Events for ages 7 and under will be at 2 p.m.; and 3 p.m. for ages 8 and up. No registration or tickets required. Call 401-769-9044.
The Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, Lincoln. Learn about Victorian Mourning and Funeral Customs with exhibits and guided tours through the historic home. Tour times: Saturday, Oct. 25, 4-7 p.m., candlelight; Sunday, Oct. 26, 1-4 p.m. Call 726-0597. Daytime admission is $8 general admission and $6 for seniors. Candlelight tours are $10 per person and advance reservation is recommended. Call Hearthside at 401-726-0597 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations.
Holy Cross Parish, 320 High St., Central Falls. The cost is $ 10 per adult, and $ 5 per child. Reservations are required, tickets will not be sold at the door. Contract Brenda at 508- 226-1218 or by email at Button9744@gmail.com.
Join Murray Church, 505 North Main St., Attleboro, Mass. for a evening of food, fun, frights, games for all ages, a not so scary haunted house; a costume red carpet runway with candy and prizes. Visit www.murraychurch.org or call Jenni at 508-222-0505.
Christ Church, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln [Map]
A comedy about growing up Catholic, featuring Dave Kane at Father Patrick Aloysius Misgivings. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6, show at 7:30. Tickets $16. Call Carolyn at 401-728-1944 or Kim at 401-725-1920, or email email@example.com .
Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 120 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland [Map]
presents "Excellent Trouble," a play about relationships between men and women as seen through the stories of the Bible. Free admission; freewill collection. Call 401-658-1506. Also, Sunday at 1 p.m.
Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket [Map]
to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, includes hits from the "Jersey Boys" as well as other Four Seasons Top-10 hits. Tickets $26, $31, $36. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com .
presents an evening of Irish traditional music at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. He will be joined by flute player Jimmy Noonan. Admission is $15 in advance and $18 on the day of the show. For reservations or information, call Blackstone River Theatre at 401-725-9272.