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Spin, Spin, Spin

A sensory learning tool has become the latest craze — and a distraction in the classroom
On a rainy Saturday afternoon, Ava Pistacchio, 9, and her brother Luca Pistacchio, 7, sit in the dining room of their home in Lincoln, with four fidget spinners and three fidget cubes sprawled out on... more

Gearing up for Memorial Day celebrations

Wreath-laying precedes 
Lincoln Memorial Day Parade LINCOLN – The Lincoln Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 29, at 11 a.m., starting at Reservoir Avenue, down Smithfield Avenue to Walker... more

Grande Fete transforms Slater Mill June 3

PAWTUCKET – Grande Fete will take place on Saturday, June 3, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., featuring a taste-of-the-town international tapas, live jazz, swag auction and... more

'D-Day' film, narrated by Bill Belichick

PROVIDENCE – The public is invited to the world premiere of the new documentary film "D-Day: Over Normandy," narrated by five-time Super Bowl-winning Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, on Saturday,... more

Fox hunt coming to Chase Farm in June

LINCOLN – A traditional English fox hunt, complete with all the pageantry seen on the popular PBS series "Downton Abbey," is coming to historic Chase Farm Park on Sunday, June 11. Using merely the... more

Explorer riverboat tours of Blackstone get underway

PAWTUCKET – The 40-passenger river tour boat Explorer is back on the water, as the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council begins its 25th season of offering visitors the opportunity to ply the waters of... more

Stadium Theatre hosting 15th annual Auction for the Arts

WOONSOCKET – The Stadium Theatre is hosting its 15th annual Auction for the Arts Gala, beginning with an online auction which is ongoing now, with hundreds of items, many of which will be sold online... more

Narragansett Bay Symphony Orchestra presenting final 
concert of the season

PROVIDENCE – The Narragansett Bay Symphony Community Orchestra, Rhode Island’s premiere community based orchestra, will be presenting its final concert of the season on Sunday, June 4, at 3 p.m., in... more

Musicians invited to open jam session Wednesday

NORTH PROVIDENCE – An Open Jam – Blues and More, will be held at Bailey’s Pub & Grille, 1910 Smith St., on Wednesday, May 31, from 7 to 10:30 p.m. All are welcome – guitar, bass, drums, vocals,... more

R.I. Post Card Club 
celebrating birthday 
at Sunday meeting, sale

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Post Card Club celebrates its 59th birthday at its next meeting and sale on Sunday, May 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett St., in... more

State Ballet of R.I. 
hosting Food and Wine Tasting Soirée

LINCOLN – The State Ballet of Rhode Island will host its 14th annual Partner with the Arts Food and Wine Tasting Soirée on Thursday, June 1, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The event will be held on the garden... more

Rhode Island Civic Chorale's final concert of season is June 3

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra announces the final concert of its 60th anniversary season, “Glorious Brahms, A Requiem for the Living,” featuring Brahms’ work, Ein... more

Make a pet-safe 
succulent planter

NORTH ATTLEBORO, Mass. – Angelcat Haven will host its first Plant Night fundraiser to benefit the cats in the rescue organization's care on Tuesday, June 13, at 7 p.m. at Red Stone Grill, 120... more

Adults-only Grande Fete will transform Slater Mill on June 3

PAWTUCKET – Grande Fete will take place on Saturday, June 3, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., featuring a taste-of-the-town international tapas, live jazz, swag auction and... more

Crafters sought for Irish festival on June 25

PAWTUCKET – The Sons and Daughters of Erin Pawtucket will hold its James McNally Wilson Irish Festival on Sunday, June 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Slater Memorial Park. The club is currently... more