every Saturday and Sunday through April 24, plus school vacation days, depart from Bowen's Ferry Landing, 18 Market Square, Newport. Tickets $22 adults, $17 seniors and ages 3-12 for one-hour tours; and $42 and $32 for two-hour tours that include a visit to the Rose Island Lighthouse. Binoculars provided, or bring your own. Call 401-203-7325 or visit www.savebay.org/seals to check for tour times.
presented by Festival Ballet Providence's chatterBOXtheatre at the FBP Black Box Theatre, 825 Hope St., Providence. Jan. 30-Feb. 7. This new adaptation tells the tale of the clever duo as they overcome frightful circumstances through perseverence, love, and determination in a cold world of poverty, evil, and hunger. For showtimes and tickets prices, visit http://festivalballetprovidence.org/HanselGretel.php .
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Saturday mornings from 9 to 10 a.m. through June 11 at the Beagle Club, 425 Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. Classes are free and for youngsters ages 12-18. All necessary equipment is provided. No need to own or purchase a bow. Call 401-744-6268 for more information or to register.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
sponsored by Citizens Bank at the Audubon Environmental Education Center, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. Families can explore environmental exhibits, make a bird-seed valentine, create your very own bird feeder from natural and recycled materials, and get up-close with an amazing owl. Visit www.asri.org .
at Christ Church parish hall, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln, every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 401-725-1920
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
at the Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Discuss branching patterns, bark and buds to determine deciduous species and will talk about evergreen species as well. This program is mostly indoors with a short time outside at the end of class to identify some trees. Program Fee: $10/member, $14/non-member. Ages: Adult. Register online at www.asri.org .
is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Admission is free for veterans and students. Call 401-222-9025.
Woonsocket High School [Map]
Woonsocket High School alumni are invited to earn bragging rights by participating in a “Battle of the Classes” to be hosted by Hearts with Hope. Get members of you your class together and sign up for: tug-of-war, volleyball, sports skills competition, and new this year: Hungry, Hungry Hippo. Other activities include: trivia, a scavenger hunt, raffles, and kids activities. Participation is $10, general admission is $5.
For information: For more information, contact Monica Niquette at email@example.com
10:30 am to 11:30 am
meets every other Saturday at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Open to ages 5 and up with a caregiver. We provide the Legos you provide the imagination. Creations are displayed in the library until the next Lego Club meets. Call the children's room at 401-769-9044 ext 2.
at Historic New England’s Arnold House, 487 Great Road, Lincoln. Feast on cake and history, tour the museum and learn about Abraham Lincoln's visits to Rhode Island and find out how the town came to be named in his honor in 1871. Free admission. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 401-728-9696.
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Try fun activities exploring film and stop-motion animation with Providence Children’s Film Festival and artist Ricky Katowicz at the Providence Children's Museum 100 South St.,Build a scaled-down city using simple materials like cardboard boxes, paper tubes, glue, tape and paint and see the entire process captured in a time-lapse video. Visit www.ChildrenMuseum.org .
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Families and their children are invited to a special Bilingual Family Story Class at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. This is a free program for children of all ages and their parents/caregivers. Features interactive stories, hands-on craft/activities, and traditional songs. Registration encouraged, but not required. Call 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville [Map]
The library's Community Room will be transformed into a colorful, life-sized underwater adventure for the whole family. Children will journey through the ocean on a quest to help find Nemo. Theme-based games and activities will follow the storyline of "Finding Nemo." This is a drop-in event; no registration is required.
For information: Call the library at 401-710-7800.
at the Providence Performing Arts Center. 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Two performances: 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dazzling costumes, mighty warriors and mesmerizing dances fill the stage with color and energy. For tickets, visit www.ppacri.org .
Burns Anniversary Committee of Rhode Island presents the 53rd annual Burns Night Supper and Dance at Rhodes-on-the Pawtuxet Ballroom, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails (cash bar) and dinner will be served at 6:15 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by The Irish Express and RI Highlanders Pipe Band. The evening will include a traditional Haggis Ceremony. For reservations, contact: BurnsSupper@cox.net or 401-434-0386 .
hosted by the German American Cultural Society, at the Ratskeller at their club on 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket, 6-11:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the bar in the Ratskeller for $ 10 per person. Dinner is $15 per person. Call 860-237-8448 or email email@example.com.
at Venue 131, 133 Mendon Road, Cumberland. The show will feature Rick Berretta and Michael Petit. Doors open at 7:45 for dinner; show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $18. Ages 21+. For reservations, call 401-728-3340.
featuring Vox Hunters with Lindsay Straw and Torrin Ryan with Kyle Forsthoff at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $13 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. For reservations, call Blackstone River Theatre at 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for information.