−Open House celebration for Families First RI @ Trinity Church Parish House6:30 pm – 9:00 pm+6:30 pmOpen House celebration for Families First RI @ Trinity Church Parish House
−New England Clam Boil @ American Legion Post 87:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The boil features steamers, buckies, sausage, onions and potatoes. An Italian spaghetti platter with lobster sauce will be served while the clam boil is cooking. Reservations must be made in advance.+7:00 pmNew England Clam Boil @ American Legion Post 8
−Watchemoket Square Day @ Downtown East Providence9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Join in this day-long celebration of Watchemoket Square’s past, present and future. A parade opens the event beginning at East Providence City Hall and there will also be walking tours, a car show, fun activities for kids and adults throughout the day. The annual church bazaar at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 81 Warren Ave., is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.+9:00 amWatchemoket Square Day @ Downtown East Providence
−CPR CLASS @ Memorial Baptist Church9:30 am – 11:30 am
Memorial Baptist Church of Seekonk will be holding a CPR class on Saturday, October 13, at 9:30 a.m.
This is unique opportunity for anyone interested in learning this life saving technique.The instructor is approved by the American Heart Association and is an individual who has benefited from having this technique used on him as well.
The very modest fee of $10 will be charged for the training. If an individual needs a certification card from the American Heart Association there will be a $5 charge also.
To reserve your spot in the training, please call 508-761-5142.+9:30 amCPR CLASS @ Memorial Baptist Church
−Babysitting Training Class @ Weaver Memorial Library10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Pediatric nursing students from the Community College of Rhode Island present a day of hands-on baby-sitting training. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to safely and responsibly care for children, toddlers and infants. A certificate will be awarded upon completion. For youth ages 11 to 15. Call to register.+10:00 amBabysitting Training Class @ Weaver Memorial Library
−Slave and Rum Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Linden Place Museum hosts a walking tour of Linden Place Mansion and downtown Bristol focused specifically on Bristol’s DeWolf Family and its involvement in the slave trade. Reservations are required.+10:00 amSlave and Rum Trade Walking Tour @ Linden Place
−Local Children’s Author Meet and Greet @ Essex Library10:30 am – 11:30 am
Meet and get your book signed by Linda Bouchard, author of “Sunny the Daycare Cat.”+10:30 amLocal Children’s Author Meet and Greet @ Essex Library
−Seekonk Celebrates: Read! Presents Empire Falls Film Showing @ Seekonk Public Library11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Richard Russo’s tribute to life in a small New England town comes to life in this amazing HBO miniseries presentation of Empire Falls! Whether you have already read the book, or are trying to find out what all the fuss is about, join us for this community read event and help us celebrate Seekonk’s 200th anniversary!
Miles Roby and company come to life as some of today’s best actors turn in the performances of a lifetime. Ed Harris, Paul Newman, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Danielle Pannabaker, Helen Hunt, and many others take center stage in this HBO production. The story of a man looking for happiness for himself and his teen daughter amidst a group of friends, family, and enemies in a struggling New England town is sure to resonate with anyone who has lived in or loved the Northeast.
We will provide a sampling of diner food and other surprises this evening. If you have not read the book yet, this is your chance to see what everyone else is talking about and join the discussion! 197 minutes, not rated.
This event is free and open to the public thanks to a sponsorship from the Friends of the Seekonk Public Library. Registration is required. Call the library to reserve your space today at (508) 336-8230 or visit www.seekonkpl.org.+11:00 amSeekonk Celebrates: Read! Presents Empire Falls Film Showing @ Seekonk Public Library
−Harvest Stroll @ Barrington Town Hall12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Barrington Business Association hosts this family-friendly event featuring A Kids Cove behind town hall, pumpkin-carving, make-your-own-scarecrow, a food truck rally, a DJ and more. Beginning at 1 p.m., a hay ride will depart from town hall for a tour of the downtown business district. At each stop along the way, businesses will offer a variety of activities combining the day’s theme with their respective business.+12:00 pmHarvest Stroll @ Barrington Town Hall
−Autumn Equinox @ Hope Gallery4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Featuring Represented Artists:
Rod O’Connor – HDR Photography; Ewa Romaszewicz – Local, National & International – Oil Artist; Ian Silvia – Local, National – Blown Glass Artist; Lorraine Trenholm – Local, National & International – Oil, Pastel, Mix Media Artist.
Exhibiting until Friday, October 26, 2012
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday – 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Friday & Saturday – 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM+4:00 pmAutumn Equinox @ Hope Gallery