A day for the birds: Bird-watching in New England is full of variety

MIDDLETOWN - Thank goodness our recent trip to the Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, did not turn out like the last time my son, Nick, and I went bird watching. A few summers ago, after... more

Custom-designed home combines contemporary and traditional

4 Wingate Road, Lincoln
LINCOLN - This contemporary house was modeled after the set of the "McMillan and Wife" 1970s TV show, a favorite of the couple who had it built in 1978. A Rhode Island School of Design architect was... more

PPAC presents 'Camelot'

In the world of theater, it wouldn't be unusual to find an actor who's grown out of the role of Sir Lancelot and into the role of King Arthur. Robert Goulet, for instance, did just that. He... more

Seven acts take the stage at BRT Homecoming Concert fundraiser

CUMBERLAND - Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., will present its 14th annual Homecoming Concert and Silent Auction fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 29. Admission is $20. The silent auction begins... more

The Stadium Theatre holds Christmas Spectacular on Saturday

WOONSOCKET - "The Stadium Theatre Christmas Spectacular" will be held for one night only on Saturday, Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m., at the Stadium Theatre. The Stadium Theatre presents its annual holiday... more

'Ant'ny Claus' returns to Theatre Works this season

WOONSOCKET - Ant'ny Claus returns in "Ant'ny Claus: A Dysfunctional North Pole!" and this time, he's got to take over for real following Santa's slip and fall. It's Christmas Eve, the elves are about... more

Holiday Victorian Tea at the Proctor Mansion Inn

WRENTHAM, Mass. - The Proctor Mansion Inn is hosting its annual Holiday Victorian Tea on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. The event will feature a performance by the Victorian Christmas Carolers.... more

Ocean State Theatre Company announces Family Fun Fest events

WARWICK - The Ocean State Theatre Company has announced its 2014-2015 Family Fun Fest events running on select Saturday through May. Before and after performances, families can enjoy drinks and... more

R.I.S.E. presents 'The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge' at the Assembly Theatre

BURRILLVILLE - Rhode Island Stage Ensemble will present "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge" Friday-Sunday, Dec. 5-7 and 12-14, at the Assmebly Theatre, 26 East Ave. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7:... more

Area bazaars

Weekend of Nov. 28-30 Relay for Life 2nd annual Holiday Craft Fair at St. Paul Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket, Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. More than 25 craft vendors, and over 50 raffles, plus food and... more

Wine, Women and Jewelry fundraiser at the Stadium Theatre

WOONSOCKET - The Stadium Theatre is hosting a "Wine, Women and Jewelry" event on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the theatre. Attendees can browse a broad selection... more

A.C.T. puts on 'The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge'

ATTLEBORO - Attleboro Community Theatre announces its second show in the 58th season, "The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge," written by Mark Brown. Performances are Dec. 5-7, 12-14 and 19-21. The Friday... more

Recreational skating returns to Patriot Place

FOXBORO, Mass. - Outdoor ice skating, a time-honored tradition in New England, returns to Foxboro for the sixth season of Winter Skate at Patriot Place presented by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. The... more

Antrop to head NRI Board of Realtors; Delach named Realtor of the Year

CUMBERLAND - Ryan Antrop, a broker associate with Residential Properties in Cumberland, has been installed as the 2015 president of the Northern Rhode Island Board of Realtors. A member of the NRIBR... more

Christmas Bake Sale at Holy Cross Church this weekend

PROVIDENCE - The women of the Holy Cross Church Women's Guild are hosting their annual Christmas Bake Sale in the church hall, 645 Hartford Ave., on the weekend of Dec. 13-14. The sale will take... more

Celtic concert will benefit food pantry

CRANSTON - A "Celtic Twilight Christmas" concert will be presented at the Park Theatre in Cranston on Friday, Dec. 5, with 100 percent of proceeds to benefit the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary... more

French Canadian cookbooks available for gift giving

WOONSOCKET - The American-French Genealogical Society is offering its popular cookbook "Je Me Souviens La Cuisine de la Grandm?®re" (I Remember Grandmother's Kitchen.) The title is in French,... more

Audition for 'Into the Woods, Jr.'

WOONSOCKET - Encore Kids announces that auditions for "Into the Woods, Jr." will take place on Monday, Dec. 8 and Tuesday, Dec. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Stadium Theatre. Auditions are open to... more

Youth filmmakers invited to submit productions

PROVIDENCE - The Providence Children's Film Festival is accepting films that have been produced by youth 6 to 17 for their Youth Filmmaker Showcase. Films must be no longer than 10 minutes in length... more

'Jesus Christ Superstar' by the Norton Singers comes to Norton Middle School

NORTON, MASS. - The Norton Singers' production of "Jesus Christ Superstar" comes to the Norton Middle School, Route 123, on Friday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 7. On Friday and Saturday the show will... more