It's Friday, and you've got no idea what you'll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We've got the best bets for every age to make your weekend just what you've been waiting for. Check our picks for the activities that are going on in town.
Where/When: Greene Library (179 Hopkins Hollow Rd.) ; Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Why Go: This program is a perfect way for mothers and children (birth to 2 1/2 years old) to socialize. Participants will be able to play with puzzles and toys, listen to stories and sing songs.
Where/When: New England Bay Retirement Living; Friday, 7 p.m.
Why Go: The Western Rhode Island Civic Historical Society (WRICHS) is scheduled to hold a book signing event today, October 14th, from 7 until 10 p.m. at New England Bay in Coventry. The event will feature author Andrea Perron of House of Darkness House of Light.
Where/When: 12 Old Summit Rd.; Saturday, 5:30 p.m.
Why Go: Bring the family for a tasty meal that benefits the Historical Society! The Society will host a Hot & Cold Buffet supper this evening.
Pricing: $5/person - Children under 5 are free.
Where/When: Coventry Senior Center; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Why Go: The Senior Center will hold its Annual Fall Yard Sale today! Proceeds will help fund entertainment at the Center throughout the year.
Pricing: Free entry
Where/When: CCRI Knight Campus (400 East Ave., Warwick); Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Nearly 200 college representatives will be in attendance for the RI Association of Admissions Officers College Fair. For more details visit www.riaao.com.
Where/When: Hopkins Hill Fire District (1 Bestwick Trl.); Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Why Go: Stop by the Hopkins Hill fire station to shop goods from crafters, take part in raffles and games and let the kids check out the station's fire trucks. Chowder and clamcakes will be served by the firefighters.
Pricing: Free admission
Where/When: Roger Williams Park Zoo (1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence); Nightly, 6-10 p.m. (Trail closes by 11 p.m.)
Why Go: Check out this magical display of artistry during this night-time Spectacular and feast your eyes on hundreds of artfully carved jack-o-lanterns depicting this year's theme, “A Journey Around the World.”
Pricing: $14/adult, $10/seniors, $9/children age 3-12, Free/children under 3 (These are weekend ticket prices. Click here for all ticket costs.)
*Note for CHS Parents and Students: All students registered for Saturday's PSAT should report to Coventry High School at 7:45 a.m. The test usually runs until 11 a.m. Students will need to bring two #2 pencils, a calculator and no electronic devices, hats or drinks/snacks. Cell phone usage is prohibited, even during breaks. (If caught, the student's scores will be nullified without refund.) No standby students will be admitted.
To find more things to do this weekend, check out our event listings.