10:30 am to 11:00 am
East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond Street, Smithfield [Map]
For children aged 2-3 1/2 on Wednesday mornings from 10:30-11 a.m. A parent/caregiver must participate in the program. Registration is required.
For information: Call 401-231-5150
Social line dance classes at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln.
For information: For more information call 401-753-7000
Adult players welcome every Wednesday, 12:30-2 p.m. at the North Providence Public Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Avenue. Call 401-353-5600.
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, Lincoln [Map]
Meets weekly through Oct. 30. Teen readers, ages 11-18, meet with l'il book buddies, ages 3-8, for one-on-one reading. Opportunity for community service hours.
For information: Both groups should register at Reference or call 401-333-2422, ext. 17.
Every Wednesday. Doors will open at 5 p.m. Food and refreshments will be available. Call Cecile at 401-935-8919. 6:30 p.m. Fairmount Manor, 525 2nd Ave., Woonsocket.
5:30 pm to 6:45 pm
At East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Call 401-261-1060.
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 www.cumberlandlibrary.org or 401-333-2552, ext. 2.
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Open to the public. Must be 18 or older to play. Admission packet is $10. Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Call 401-231-0742.
St. James Church parish hall, 57 Division St., Lincoln [Map]
All are welcome to attend and help plan the 2014 event. The American Cancer Society-backed organization has raised more than $100,000 in the past three years.
For information: E-mail Wendy Riordan at email@example.com for more information.
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
A drop-in program at the Cumberland Public Library 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Students age 11 and up are invited to learn how to use different collage techniques to create a journal. Supplies, including journals, will be provided and teens are also welcome to bring additional materials. No registration is necessary. Call 401-333-2552, ext. 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
J & D Family Restaurant, 46 Putnam Pike, Route 44, Johnston [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: Angel chicken made of chicken, mushrooms and fresh green peppers sautéed in garlic butter and tossed in angel hair pasta. Meal: Chicken Escarole soup, Angel chicken, apple crisp with coffee.
For information: Visit www.blackstoneculinaria.com for reservations or call the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200.
East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield [Map]
Learn the latest dances.
For information: Call Steve Falk at 401-524-3417
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.
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.