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Waterpark is just the start of thrills at new resort
There's a new option for family fun in New England, and the adventure begins with an overnight stay at Great Wolf Lodge. The resort, which opened in Fitchburg, Mass., in May, features a 68,000-square... more

Lincoln actress is star of 'Underland'

New play by Jodi Picoult about bullying, fitting in
WEST KINGSTON - Nationally recognized author Jodi Picoult, who's novel "My Sister's Keeper" was adapted into a major motion picture of the same name in 2009, is bringing her talents to the stage, co-... more

Wooded trails, fields of flowers in northern Cumberland

200 Staples Road, Cumberland
CUMBERLAND - This amazing property stretches nearly seven acres from Staples Road off Nate Whipple Highway to town-owned conservation land, with wooded trails that one can follow all the way to the... more

Wounded veteran finds healing in art

NORTH ATTLEBORO - Painting is more than a hobby for retired Army Sgt. Peter Damon. Creating art is therapeutic. As a painter the injuries he sustained while in combat become less of a restriction as... more

Camp Ker-Anna's annual Bake and Festival is this Sunday

CUMBERLAND - Camp Ker-Anna's annual Bake and Festival will be held Sunday, Aug. 3, from noon to 5 p.m., on the camp's grounds on Reservoir Road. The event will feature food such as clamcakes and... more

Girls invited to Victorian Garden Party at Hearthside

LINCOLN - Hearthside House will host a Victorian Garden Party for girls and their American Girl Dolls on Sunday, Aug. 3. Two seatings are available at noon and 2:30 p.m. An afternoon of old-fashioned... more

Hear 'Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig' at Brae Crest

LINCOLN - On Wednesday, Aug. 6, and Thursday, Aug. 7, Brae Crest School of Ballet, 52 Sherman Ave., will host the story "Gwendolyn the Graceful Pig" by David Ira Rottenburg. The event, for ages 3... more

Independent Publishing Expo this weekend

PROVIDENCE - The first Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo, a weekend-long free festival celebrating self-published comics, books and zines, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 2 and Sunday, Aug.... more

Mandolin orchestra holding auditions

PAWTUCKET - The Providence Mandolin Orchestra is holding auditions for mandolin players on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Park Place United Church of Christ, 71 Park Place. Those... more

Enjoy outdoor concerts at Slater Park, Veterans Amphitheater

PAWTUCKET -The Pawtucket Parks and Recreation Division is hosting a number of free performances throughout the summer, weather permitting. All performances begin at 6 p.m. and are free and open to... more

Swamp Meadow presents 'Annie Jr.'

FOSTER - Swamp Meadow Summer Children's Theatre will present the musical "Annie Jr." Aug. 13-17, at Captain Isaac Paine School Auditorium, 160 Foster Center Road, Foster. Showtimes are Wednesday at... more

Annual Accordion Fest is Sunday

FOSTER - The annual Accordion Fest will be held at Little Rhody Vasa Park, Boswell Trail, on Sunday, Aug. 3, from 2 to 6 p.m. There will be music, dancing and light refreshments. The price is $10... more

Blackstone Valley Tourism Council offers Secret Ingredient Food Tours

PAWTUCKET - The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council announces its summer schedule of Blackstone Culinaria: Secret Ingredient Food Tours. These dining experiences feature weekly "behind the scenes"... more