A celebration of all things Harry Potter, including a trivia contest, scavenger hunt, Quidditch skills, potions class, photo ops, and more. A fun day for families starts at 10:30 a.m. Costumes encouraged. Call 401-333-2552, ext. 2.
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.
8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence, RI [Map]
Daylong conference features keynote speakers, powerhouse panels and networking opportunities; five rounds of nontraditional workshops led by Emilie Aries (Bossed Up), Emily Raleigh (Smart Girls Group), Lisa Jakub (author of You Look Like That Girl) and Kaylin Marcotte (The Skimm); plus mini-makeovers by Luniac Glamour, quick blow outs by Alex Anthony, fresh head shots at a special discounted price at the Brister Photo and more. Visit www.ladyprojectsummit.com for details.
Annual cleanup sponsored by the Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department along with the Public Works Department and the Burrillville Lions Club. Kick-off is at 8:30 am at the Burrillville Town Garage, 65 Union Ave. Contact Andrea Hall at 401-568-9470 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to sign up.
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
at St. Joseph Church parish hall, 1303 Mendon Road, Cumberland. More than 40 tables of goods for sale, plus refreshments.
9:00 am to 11:00 am
on the third Saturday of each month (except July) through September, offered by URI master gardeners, at the Gazebo on the Monastery Grounds, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Keep soil samples from different gardens in separate cups, and mark the container with type of garden.
Parade steps off at 9 a.m. from Quaker Road in Arnold Mills and proceeds to Bentley Field for opening ceremonies of the Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League. Raffles, concessions, T-shirt toss, face-painting and more, plus a Pitch, Hit and Run competition for CYBSL players ages 5-14.
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.
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
hosted by the town of Lincoln and Indie Cycle LLC, in the Lincoln Town Hall parking lot, 100 Old River Road. Drop off your unwanted electronic equipment for recycling; most for free. Fee of $10 applies to products containing coolants. Not accepted: batteries, light bulbs, home appliances, hazardous waste. Also bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Lime Rock Baptist Church food pantry. Call David Sale at Town Hall, 401-333-8424, or Jared Bethel at 401-617-2585 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: $5/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.
at the Pascoag Public Library, 57 church St., Burrillville. Use recyclable materials to make a fun craft. Sign up at the library or call 401-568-6226.
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
Players ages 65 and older are invited for an afternoon of cards, cocktails and refreshments. Tickets for players are $7 and include two cocktail vouchers. Spectator tickets are $5 with two cocktail vouchers, or $3 with no cocktails.
For information: Call John Dionne at 401-949-1333 by April 11, or register online at vfunctions.com .
explores "Asylum" by Madeleine Roux. Call the library at 401-333-2552 for details.
12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln [Map]
Seminars, fashion shows, beauty pavilion, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, book signings, live entertainment, shopping. Also, Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $12 at the door, or visit www.snewomensexpo.com for discounts.
Bring your inspiration and your imagination and come hang out with other teens who love to write. Learn the fine art of dialogue. Work on a current project or start a new one. Call 401-333-2552.
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
65 Blackstone Ave., Pawtucket, R.I. [Map]
Featuring work from four artists at Mad Dog Artist, 65 Blackstone Ave., Pawtucket on Saturday and Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Visitors will see the private studios of Silver Hippopotamus, sisters Kathy Scanlon McGovern and Beth Scanlon Melfi who create industrial/modern furniture and artifacts; Taleen Batalian, encaustic and oil painting; and Laura White Carpenter, wood and ceramic sculptures and painting. Call 401-258-2745.
Moosup Valley Grange #26, 81 Moosup Valley Road, Foster [Map]
Moosup Valley Grange will host a roast beef supper, with seatings at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 6-12.
For information: For reservations, call 401-397-7069 or 401-392-0439.
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road, North Scituate [Map]
Scituate Post 19 will host its 20th annual Donald Harris Spaghetti and Meatball Supper. Tickets are $10 for adults and $3 for children younger than 10. Music will be provided by the Reggie Centracchio Group.
For information: Call 401-647-5050 for tickets.
A fundraiser for the Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, Lincoln. The event will feature hors-d'oeuvres, a six-course meal, wine and nonalcoholic beverages. For reservations, call 401-726-0597 or email email@example.com, by April 11. Seating is limited to 30. Cost is $125/person or $200/couple. All proceeds benefit Hearthside’s Capital Improvement Fund, providing necessary funds for major restoration work not covered by grants.
8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield [Map]
Swinging Squares of RI hosts its monthly square dance. $7 per person. Caller will be Patty Greene, cuer will be Henry Barry. The level will be Mainstream and Plus. The theme is April Foolery.
For information: Call Lynne at 508-852-7164 for additional information.
performs at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 in advance / $18 on the day of the show. The tour is sponsored by Culture Ireland. For reservations call 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for information.