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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln Mall, 622 George Washington Highway, Lincoln [Map]
Free event. Bring blankets and gather around the fountain to listen to master storytellers. Free face painting and prizes are available. Attendees are encouraged to bring a canned good for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank in exchange for a complimentary cookie from Subway.
For information: Visit and
12:00 pm
Social line dance classes at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln.
For information: For more information call 401-753-7000
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St., Smithfield [Map]
A class is for those with a basic knowledge of Excel who want to learn more. Learn about sorting data, using forms, helpful functions, and other worksheet skills. Space is limited and registration is required.
For information: Call 401-231-5150
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
13 Summer St., Pawtucket, RI [Map]
Event at the Pawtucket Public Library will feature Dan Butterworth's Marionette Puppet Show. Those who completed reading requirements will get all the rewards they were promised, plus refreshments.
6:00 pm
Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road Cumberland [Map]
Every Wednesday night. Participants may register for the class by phone or in person at the library. The $5 fee must be paid prior to the class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, sneakers, and bring water. Visit or 401-333-2552, ext. 2.
6:00 pm
A & W Root Beer, 460 Putnam Pike, Greenville [Map]
Weekly food tours give participants the opportunity to sample a variety of ethnic foods and cultural cuisine through live demonstrations and meals. Cost is $19.50 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Demo: Learn how A & W Root Beer is made. Meal: A & W Root Beer, a hamburger or hot dog, French fries or onion rings, and freshly made root beer to take home.
For information: Visit for reservations or call the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200.
6:00 pm
In the front of the school. The Roar is a chance for students and parents to tour the building, meet staff, sign up for activities and receive their schedules. For more information, please contact the school at 334-7500, ext. 1143.
6:00 pm
Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., Pawtucket [Map]
Children of all ages are invited to come to the party to be amazed and amused by Dan Butterworth and his famous marionette puppet show. Following the show, members of the summer reading program will be recognized and the winner of the Wii Raffle will be selected. All children who attend the finale party and show will receive a free book. Light refreshments will be provided.
For information: Call 401-725-3714, ext. 209 or
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Birchwood Middle School library, 10 Birchwood Drive, North Providence [Map]
For parents and guardians only. Meet new Principal Steve Clarke and new Asst. Principal Janine Napolitano. Coffee and dessert will be available.
For information: Contact Clarke at
6:30 pm
Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland [Map]
Zumba classes taught every Wednesday by April Hilliker. $4. Drop-in. Free class after 10 taken. Features raised stage for instructor.
For information: Call 401-725-9272
7:00 pm
VFW Post 11519 meets at 7 p.m. in St. Joseph’s Veterans Association hall, 99 Louise St., Woonsocket, every 3rd Wednesday of the month. New members welcome.
7:30 pm
Local writers meet weekly at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., to share support, suggestions and criticism. This is an informal gathering of published and unpublished writers who find a group useful for incentive and inspiration. There is no charge. Call 401-769-9044.