Here are some best bets for keeping the family entertained over the next few days:
FAMILY BEST BETS OF THE WEEK
- FAMILY CRAFT CLASS
Where/When: Michael’s Craft Store on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: Create a giant decorative cupcake out of a clay pot and saucer in this "Make-It Take-It" in-store craft class. Children ages 3 and up are welcome.
Pricing: Class if free, but participants must purchase the clay pot and saucer.
- IT’S A VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR, MR. CARLE!
Where/When: Barnes & Noble on Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m.
Why Go: A special reading of “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle as part of a National Storytime event. Crafts, activities, and refreshments will also be part of the event.
- NWR BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Where/When: RI National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Charlestown on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Why Go: The Charlestown complex is the Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge's sister complex. Help the National Wildlife Refuge System celebrate their 108th birthday with an all-day party featuring a lecture on the plight of the piping plover, nature crafts, indoor and outdoor scavenger hunts, birthday cake and more.
- PARENT’S NIGHT OUT
Where/When: Newport County YMCA on Saturday, March 19 from 4:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Why Go: Parent’s can drop off their children (ages 3+ who are potty trained) for a night of swimming, games, dinner, and other fun while they get a night out to themselves without having to break the bank on a sitter.
Pricing: $15/member; $20/non-member; Pre-registration required.
- MAGIC SHOW
Where/When: Bristol County Community College in Fall River on Saturday, March 19 at 3 p.m.
Why Go: Your kids will watch in amazement for two hours as four magicians make objects disappear and as they levitate and divide people in two. Presented by the Southcoast YMCA.
Pricing: $5/child; $10/adult; $20/family