The local chapter of Overeaters Anonymous meets on Thursdays at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753-7000.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Chess Games at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, every Thursday 1-4 p.m. All welcome. Contact Vic Blank at 401-333-6173.
Every Thursday through Oct. 2 on Fruit Hill Ave., North Providence. Veggies, fruit, baked goods and more. Visit www.fruithillfarmersmarket.blogspot.com . 4-6 p.m.
5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
The three-day festival will include nightly live entertainment, amusement rides and carnival games, dinner specials each night, an everyday food menu, car raffle, penny social, baking competition, beer and wine tent, face painting, arts and crafts vendors, and more.
For information: For more information call the rectory at 401-949-1500.
Hop aboard the Art Bus at One Regency Plaza in downtown Providence and travel to 25 of Providence’s galleries, museums and historic sites. Guided tours begin at 5:20 p.m. and leave every 20 minutes. The final bus of the evening leaves at 7 p.m. Call 401 490-2042 or visit www.gallerynight.info .
Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road [Map]
presentation by author Marc Songini, author of "The Boston Mob: The Rise and Fall of the New England Mob and its Most Notorious Killer." Learn about the role of Cumberland's former Police Chief John Partington played in the successful endeavor. Visit www.cumberlandlibrary.org or call 401-333-2552, ext. 2.
Meets at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, on the 3rd Thursday of each month. New members welcome.
at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 54 Cedar Swamp Road, Smithfield. Call 401-316-1204.
The Comedy Connection, 39 Warren Ave., East Providence [Map]
WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care, a nonprofit community health center with locations in Foster and Pascoag, will host a fundraising comedy show with three performances from local comedians: Maya Manion as host, John Porch as the feature and Frank Santorelli as the headliner. Doors open at 7 p.m. with an 8 p.m. showtime. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased by contacting WellOne at 401-568-7664, ext. 153, by emailing email@example.com or by purchasing at the door.
presented by Renaissance City Theatre Inc. at the Granite Theatre of Westerly, 1 Granite Way. Runs all Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Sept. 28. Tickets are $20; 62 and older, $17; children 12 and under, $12. Call the Box Office at 401-596-2341 or visit www.granitetheatre.com .