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.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
74 Harris Ave. Woonsocket [Map]
St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church will hold their 9th Annual Cookie Walk. The walk will feature a huge variety of gourmet cookies, plus a penny social and more. Cookies cost $9 per pound. For pre orders of five pounds or more call Chris at (401)765-1410 or Tina at (401)762-3939. Arrive early for the best selection.
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Every Saturday through May 9, featuring farmed goods, food artisans and prepared food vendors selling quality, locally-grown products, fresh produce, local eggs and meats, jams, baked goods and more. Visit www.farmfreshri.org for more information.
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 12:00 pm
Saylesville Friends Meetinghouse, 374 Great Road, Lincoln, RI [Map]
Every third Saturday of the month. Exchange your used books for something new to read. Free event. Also, VHS tapes, magazines, LP records.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield is hosting its “Decorated for Christmas” Open House. Visitors are invited to see the beautiful holiday trimmings as volunteers from the Historical Society of Smithfield in Colonial-era dress host tours of the historic 318-year-old house. $5 donation for adults. Children are admitted free. No reservations are needed. Visit www.smithapplebyhouse.org/calendar or call 401-231-7363 for cancellation information.
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Every Saturday at St. Joseph Veterans Association, 99 Louise St., Woonsocket. 20 meat items are raffled off, along with a gift card raffle and a 50/50. Free lunch with purchase of tickets.
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
at the mini-park next to City Hall, Main Street, Woonsocket, Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to the Woonsocket Police Department's Toys for Tots collection.
presented by Heritage Ballet. Show times Friday at 10 a.m.; Saturday at 7 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $20, $30, $35, $40 Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com.
Arnold Mills United Methodist Church, 690 Nate Whipple HIghway, Cumberland [Map]
musical score performed by The Heather Pierson Quartet, along with additional holiday tunes. Hear the original 1965 movie score performed live on piano, stand-up bass, saxophones and drums. Admission $15, free for children under 12. Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/885202 or at the door.
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield [Map]
Swinging Squares of RI will host its monthly Square Dance. Cost is $7 per person. Caller will be Bob Butler; cuer will be Henry Barry. The levels will be Mainstream and Plus. The theme is Gilligan's Island.
For information: Call Lynne at 508-852-7164 for more information.