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Finally Friday Five: Holiday Theater, Hot Rod Lincoln, Charity, Polar Express

There's more holiday than you can shake a stocking at in today's things to know.

Holiday theatre -

  • Tonight put on by Jason Robert LeClair and the Rhode Island Theatre Ensemble debuts at St. Ann Arts and Cultural Center at 8 p.m. The production will perform Dec. 7, 8, 14 & 15 at 8 p.m. and on Dec. 9 & 16 at 2 p.m. For tickets, call 401-441–5011 or visit www.ristage.org:

Advance Tickets $15 general, $12 students/seniors/veterans

Tickets at the door - $20 general, $15 students/seniors/veterans

  • The Encore Repertory Company's production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is a timeless holiday tradition for all audiences, and it's playing tonight, 7:30 p.m.

Charles Dickens' classic tale, A Christmas Carol has been a holiday classic for years. The crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by four spirits urging him to change his miserable and greedy ways and learn the true meaning of Christmas. Scrooge's colorful journey full of dance and song is a magical treat for the whole family.

Tickets: $10, $18 at the door.

Hot. Rod. Lincoln. - Commander Cody lands again in Woonsocket at Chan's with his amazing band. Come hear why the Commander has been a sensation since 1967. The show starts at 8 p.m., tickets are $18.

Christmas lights: The lights are up on a bunch of local homes, and a lot of them look really nice - why not shoot a photo of yours and enter our Deck the House contest? You  and $500 to pay your electric bills. Enter by uploading your photos at the contest website before Dec. 16 - there are some contenders out there, let's get in the game.

Charity - There are a lot of opportunities to help your fellow man during December. Two of them include making donations to the WPD holiday toy drive and the Because He Lives Ministries food kitchen. Navigant Credit Union is a local drop off spot for Toys for Tots, and the YWCA's Mitten Treeis up and ready. Spare some of your time for them today. 

Polar Express - The Blackstone Valley Polar Express is back in Woonsocket through Dec. 22, departing from Station One Depot Square for a 90-minute holiday excursion and reading of the Chris Van Allsburg’s classic, The Polar Express with appearances by The Chef serving hot chocolate and cookies, The Conductor, punching tickets, and The Engineer calling “All Aboard! Santa and Mrs. Claus appear and kids get a coloring book, crayons, and a very special gift presented personally by Santa.

The Polar Express departs Dec. 7, 9, 14,15, 16, 21, 22 at the following times:

Fridays: 4 and 7 p.m. 
Saturdays and Sundays: 1 and 4 p.m.

Brenda Lippe December 08, 2012 at 04:57 AM
Does anyone know how much the tickets are for the Polar Express?

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