Thursday, January 5
Han shot first. Or did he? Join Bucket Brewery for their movie night screening of the original Star Wars. Local brews and one the best movies of all time? How can you resist? (Han definitely shot first.) 100 Carver Street, Pawtucket. 722-1574
Friday, January 6
Check out the tribute band to Sublime, Badfish, as the URI alums make a hometown appearance at Lupo’s with Boston-based reggae fusion band Spiritual Rez. 79 Washington Street, Providence. 331-5876.
The Board Room, a board game club in Olneyville, will be hosting a public board game night. Admission is free and you can play any game you want. Just be warned, you won’t find any copies of Monopoly here. 679 Broadway, Providence. 753-4263.
Saturday & Sunday, January 7 & 8
If you have a kid, you know the place to be this weekend is seeing Paw Patrol Live at the Vets. This is their first live tour and it promises to be a ton of fun for the whole family. 1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-4787
Saturday, January 7
Come and dance with the Magnolia Cajun Band at Sandywoods .Their dance lessons and Cajun-based music have inspired plenty of people from the community. Their Saturday night dance is sure to get your toes tapping as the fiddles play overtime. 43 Muse Way, Tiverton. 816-5600.
Join the South Kingstown Land Trust for an All Ages Hike and Park Rx. The hike is for three miles but can be shortened to one mile if desired and is inspired by the idea that getting out and being with nature will cure most of what ails you. (That's why it's your "RX") 799 Shannock Road, South Kingstown. 789-0962
Time to celebrate Elvis’ birthday at the Courthouse Center for the Arts with Rex and the Rockabilly Kings. They’ll have to singing the classics at the Happy Birthday Elvis Party. 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston. 782-1018.
Looking to be active in this cold weather? Try heading to Neutaconkanut Hill for a Wintery Walk with the conservancy. All are welcome, including your four-legged friends. 675 Plainfield Street, Providence. 405-1642
Sunday, January 8
Take part in the 10th anniversary celebration of the Grand Wedding Expo at Venus de Milo. Visit a vast array of displays with the latest in bridal fashion and formalwear, entertainment, invitations, cakes and desserts and so much more. 75 Grand Army Highway (Route 6), Swansea. 508-678-3901
You know you’ve always dreamed of being a great curling champion. This weekend the Ocean State Curling Club is featuring a Learn to Curl workshop. You’ll find out everything you wanted to know about the sport. Registration required. 900 Phenix Avenue, Cranston. 603-5732.