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Saturday, October 19, 2019

(All day)
running Oct. 19-27 at locations around Rhode Island. In addition to its traditional spooky film fare, Vortex will showcase a wide-array of Sci-Fi and Fantasy cinema. Visit www.film-festival.org for more information and schedule.
(All day)
presented by Festival Ballet Providence at the FBP Black Box Theatre, 825 Hope St., Providence. For tickets, visit https://festivalballetprovidence.org/buy-tickets .
(All day)
open every Saturday, 8 a..m-1 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m-1 p.m., at the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket. New items every week. All proceeds benefit the cat sanctuary. Call 401-765-4174.
(All day)
presented by the Franklin Performing Arts Company at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. Also runs Oct. 25-27. Tickets are $34. Visit www.fpaconline.com/events for showtimes and tickets.
7:00 am
for the Franklin Farm Community Garden on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 7-11 a.m. at The Masonic Lodge on Nate Whipple Highway, the Lafayette Lodge in Cumberland. ﷯This will be the 11th year that this organization has put on the all-you-can-eat event. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.
7:30 am
from The Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s Rhode Island will take place at Slater Memorial Park - Daggett Farm. Opening remarks will start at 9 a.m. The Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s event is open to the public and there is no fee to register. Participants who raise $100 or more will receive an official event t-shirt. Funds raised from the event support the Lung Cancer Research Foundation and its vision to create a world free of lung cancer. To learn more and register visit lcrf.org/rhodeisland.
8:00 am to 1:00 pm
at St. John's Episcopal Church, 49 Central St., Millville, Mass. No early admittance. Lots of great items, bring a friend and enjoy shopping and good baked items.
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
at Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church in Lindh Hall, 514 Smithfield Ave. Admission is free. The event will feature a blend of crafters and vendors. Raffles will also be held. Food will be available. Call 401-215-4597.
9:00 am
of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket, has re-opened with fall/winter merchandise. New and gently-used clothing and shoes for the family is available along with handbags, books, home goods, soft domestics, etc. The shop is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-noon.
9:00 am
and Bake Sale held by the Manville Manor Tennant's Association at the Manville Manor Community Room, 155 Church St., Manville. Lunch will be available for purchase. There will be prizes and a 50/50 raffle.
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland [Map]
Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted.
For information: Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions.
9:00 am
kicks off at 9 a.m at the Pavilion at Kent Field, 1111 Putnam Pike, Glocester. The event will feature children's activities and fall snacks. The scarecrows will hang until Nov. 3. Visit www.glocesterscarecrowfestival.org .
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
at the Knights of Columbus, 1675 Douglas Ave., North providence. Features an assortment of crafters and vendors. Refreshments will be available. Free admission and parking.
9:00 am
at Attleboro Farms, 491 Hickory Road, North Attleboro. The event will feature 14 readers, healers and vendors, including animal communicators, mediums, psychics, card readers, reiki, reflexology, crystals, jewelry, runes and more. Admission is free but there is a fee for readings. For more information, call 508-695-7200 or visit Attleboro Farms on Facebook.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
at St. James Baptist Church, 340 South Main St., Woonsocket.
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
at East Smithfield Library, 50 Esmond St. There will be a large selection of new and pre-owned items. Gold, silver, beaded, vintage and costume jewelry will be for sale. Brand names such as Swarovski, Monet, Trifari, Disney, and Kirks Folly will be available. Call 401-231-5150 for more information.
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
is open every Saturday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also open for tours by appointment. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Call 401-222-9025.
10:00 am
at Chase Farm Park, 671 Great Road, Lincoln. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Over the course of the weekend, visitors will see two separate engagements between British and American soldiers, in addition to hearing the stories from those who took part in the battles. Colonial-era games and kid-centered activities will also be featured. Sutlers, merchants who followed the troops, will be on hand with a variety of period goods for sale. Food vendors will also be on site. General admission is $12; $10 for seniors; $8 for students 12-17 and members of the Friends of Hearthside; $5 age 11 and under; free under age 5. The event is held rain or shine. Visit www.hearthsidehouse.org or call 401-726-0597.
11:00 am
at Glocester Manton Library, 1137 Putnam Pike, Glocester. Pythons, boas, and turtles accompany professional snake handler Ray Ward in this all ages, family-friendly show. This event is free, but registration is required. Register at www.glocesterlibraries.org or call the library at 401-568-6077.
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
at Foster Public Library, 184 Howard Hill Road, Foster. There will be a fall theme for this class. There is a $5 materials fee. Call 401-397-4801.
1:00 pm
for children ages 8-12, at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road The program takes place in the Children's Program Room. Each class has a separate registration and is limited to 12 participants. A wait-list will be maintained. For more information, visit www.cumberlandlibrary.org, email us at read@cumberlandlibrary.org, or call the Children’s Room at 401-333-2552, ext. 3.
1:00 pm
presented by Kaleidoscope Theatre at the Scottish Rite Auditorium, 2115 Broad St., Cranston. A guided walk through Fairytale Land with a favorite character where you and your family can interact with the Frog Prince, talk with one of the Three Bears, sing along with Snow White, dance with Cinderella and drop off a non-perishable item for the R.I. Food Bank to Granny. Tickets are $10 each, $8 each for a family or group of five or more. Visit www.HappyHalloweenHouse.com .
1:00 pm
at the Chepachet Grange, 28 Chopmist Hill Road, Glocester. There will be a penny social, prizes and refreshments. All are welcome. The building is handicapped-accessible. Call 401-568-2011.
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
at the Rivers Edge Recreation Complex on Davison Avenue, Woonsocket. The city will distribute free pumpkins to Woonsocket children ages toddler through 12 to decorate with free supplies at on-site decorating stations. Parents of infants and babies may purchase a pumpkin on their child’s behalf for $5, if any remain available. Additionally, the event will feature free children's activities such as a bounce house, petting zoo and face painting. Event attendees are encouraged to bring a canned good or non-perishable food item for the city to donate to a local charity. The rain date is Sunday, Oct. 20.
2:00 pm
presented by Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to hear local musicians and singers celebrate a day of peace. In case of rain, the event will be moved inside to our main stage. Visit www.mmtri.org .
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
presents “Leonardo da Vinci,” by Walter Issacson. The event will feature a screening of the documentary “Ginevra’s Story: Solving the Mysteries of Leonardo da Vinci’s First Known Portrait.” The event is free. Reservations are requested, but not required, by Oct. 18. Call 508-222-2644, ext. 10 or email office@attleboroartsmuseum.org. Visit www.attleboroartsmuseum.org .
2:00 pm
This drop-in program at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., will be different every week but will always include at least one read-aloud story and will always be fun. Geared towards preschoolers, siblings are welcome. Call 401-353-5600.
2:00 pm
Join Audubon Society for a seed and nut hunt through the field and woods and then return indoors to complete a nut-inspired craft. Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield, 2-3:30 p.m. Fee: $5/member child; $7/non-member child. Ages: 4 and up. Register through the events calendar at www.asri.org .
6:00 pm
at the German American Cultural Society hall, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. Festivities will include traditional German fare and live accordion music. All proceeds will benefit the Museum of Work & Culture. ﷯Tickets are $30 and are available for purchase at the MoWC or online at www.shopmowc.com . For more information, contact the MoWC at 401- 769-9675.
6:30 pm
at the Slatersville Congregational Church, 25 Green St., North Smithfield. The concert will feature a collection of popular songs with originally revised lyrics to make a joyful noise, engage youth and praise God. A goodwill offering will be collected during the concert to benefit Slatersville Congregational Church’s Sunday School fundraising efforts.
7:00 pm
a benefit concert for the Gloria Gemma Foundation at Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. Event will feature Danny Klein's Full House, Merchants of Cool and Big! Boom! Daddies. Tickets are $20 and are available online at www.musicxcancer.booktix.com.
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
at West Hill Dam, 518 East Hartford Ave., Uxbridge, Mass., will hold its annual Owl Prowl at the picnic shelter at the top of the hill. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult, not recommended for children under the age of 6. The program will be held in light rain, and canceled in the event of heavy rain. Parking is limited to 80 vehicles. Call Ranger Viola Bramel at 978-318-8417 or leave a message at 508-278-2511.
8:00 pm
Bramwell Tovey conducts the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra for the second concert of the orchestra’s 75th season at The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. Joining the orchestra for “The Planets” are the women members of the Providence Singers. Tickets start at $15 (including all fees) and can be purchased online at tickets.riphil.org or by phone at 401-248-7000.
8:00 pm
will present Windborne with special guest Michele Kelly at the Society's handicapped accessible First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass., and begin at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Beverages and desserts will be available. Admission is $20. Visit www.circlefolk.org to purchase tickets.
8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
at Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave, Cranston. Ms/plus, the theme is Denim Dance. $8 per person admission. Chuck and Gerry Hardy callers, Harriett Clark cuer. Information at: swingingsquares.com or call Jim at 508-654-6719.
8:00 pm
presents an evening of Celtic music with Dan Faiella on guitar and Utsav Lal on piano at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $18 in advance and $22 on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272. Visit www.riverfolk.org for information.
8:00 pm
performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com .