Here are some things to do in and around East Providence this weekend, Oct. 4-6.
Riverside Little League in East Providence hosts a "Cancer Awareness Tournament" this weekend, Oct. 5-6, to benefit the Pink Heals organization.The fall baseball fundraiser runs from 9 am to 5 pm each day at the baseball complex on Wampanoag Trail just north of Forbes Street. It is the league’s first fall tournament and is being held during Cancer Awareness Month.
The Go Local Farmers Market continues in Barrington on Saturday from 9 am to noon at the Congregational Church on County Road. There are always new vendors on hand with seasonal produce, breads, pastries, meats and other home-grown goods. Among the usual vendors are New Urban Farmers in Pawtucket, Aquidneck Honey in Middletown, Providence Coffee Roasters in Providence, Nettie's Kettle Corn in North Providence, Oakdale Farm in Rehoboth, and Seven Stars Bakery in Providence and East Providence.
The Newman YMCA in Seekonk hosts its second annual “Party in Pink Zumbathon” for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. There will be raffles from various businesses.
The Rhode Island Association of Admission Officers (RIAAO) will host its 37th annual Regional College Fair on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 3 pm at the Rhode Island College Recreation Center Field House, 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Nearly 200 college representatives will attend from all over the East Coast. There also will be financial aid presentations at 1:30 and 2:30 pm.
The East Bay Coalition for the Homeless hosts its first East Bay 5K on Sunday, Oct. 6, in Colt State Park in Bristol. The scenic 5K and 1-mile walk courses wind through the park on the edge of the bay. Help homeless families help themselves! Click here to register.