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PCL Mini Golf Classic At Rochambeau

(11.19) Beer, wine, and miniature golf. You can golf all day at the Providence Community Library (PCL) Mini Golf Classic inside the Rochambeau Library for just $5 per person, or you can come back at night for an affordable evening soiree from 7pm to 10pm.

Food Truck Fundraiser

(4.29) Help raise money for a good cause while enjoying the best of the Providence truck food. ‘Truck Stop’ will benefit the R.I Community Food Bank.  This is part of this weekend’s 2016 Eat Drink RI Festival. For more on Saturday’s ‘Grand Tasting’ and Sunday’s

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Benefit Show for Autism Awareness

April is national autism awareness month. For the second year running The Groden Network is teaming up with the Parlour and some great local bands to raise money and rock out; they raised over $700 last year. If you’re looking to have some fun and

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‘Rum & Smuggling’ Seminar, Tasting, And Signing

(3.13) Join author Peter Andreas for a taste of a historically illicit spirit. Andreas, professor of political science and associate director of the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University, explains America’s long and surprising relationship with smuggling and illicit trade — starting right

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Happy 15th Anniversary Wild Colonial

(2.12) Wednesday all evening — Head down to 250 South Water Street and help celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best bars anywhere ever . . . the Wild Colonial Tavern. All proceeds will benefit the Olneyville Housing Corporation’s 25th anniversary celebration (coming

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‘Best Judgment’ Fundraiser At Met

(2.9) Great story today in The Providence Journal on filmmaker Jim Wolpaw and his current documentary project “Best Judgment: Ladd School Lessons.” Founded in 1908 as the Rhode Island School for the Feeble-minded, the Ladd Center closed two decades ago after lawsuits and exposés by

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Christmas WaterFire Weekend

(12.14) Thanks to an anonymous donor the 41 braziers running from Waterplace Park Basin to Steeple Street will burn brightly with Christmas spirit for two days this year. For the third year in a row WaterFire will transform Waterplace Park into a winter wonderland filled

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6th Annual RIFC Black & White Fundraising Gala

The Rhode Island Film Collaborative invites you to join us for the 6th Annual RIFC Black & White Fundraising Gala, Saturday, December 7th. The theme this year — the Roaring Twenties. 6pm — Cocktail Reception $25 for RIFC Members ($35 non-Members). Enjoy a complimentary Cocktail,

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WBNA’s 30th Anniversary Gala

(10.19) Tickets will be available at the door for WBNA’a 30th Anniversary Gala Saturday at the Cranston Street Armory. Come celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the West Broadway Neighborhood Association (WBNA) at the Cranston Street Armory on Saturday.  Join us for local art, food, drink, music, and

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Fire Camp Fundraiser At Steel Yard

(9.19) An invitation from the Steel Yard to cast iron, eat s’mores and hang out. This family friendly event will feature a live iron pour outdoors at the Steel Yard, and the opportunity to create unique, cast iron tiles that can be taken home that

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Benefit At Columbus — Inst. For Nonviolence

(7.10) Comedian Tom Cotter will perform at the Columbus Theatre Wednesday night to benefit the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence.  According to Wiki; Cotter was raised in the East Side enclave of Providence, Rhode Island as the youngest of six children. .

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Brown Bird Benefit At Fête

(7.6) There’s a nice profile of Brown Bird with an update on Dave Lamb in today’s Providence Journal, and MorganEve posted last Friday on Facebook that Dave was now out of the hospital. Dave came home from the hospital last night! His spirits and his

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RI Public Radio — Benefit At Hope Artiste

(4.18) Help support Rhode Island Public Radio and have fun with like-minded people this Thursday at the RIPR Spring Benefit. Featuring: Tamara Keith, National Public Radio (NPR) Congressional Correspondent. Meet RIPR Reporters; Enjoy Fantastic Local Food; Take a Chance on a Fabulous Raffle – win

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PCL ‘Great Checkout’ Fundraiser — Living Book Raffle

The Providence Community Library is Rhode Island’s largest (and youngest) public library system. Founded in 2009, this community-run system serves some of Providence’s poorest neighborhoods with a whole range of services: English, literacy and computer classes for adults; nationally recognized comic book classes for teenagers;

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Fundraiser — Adopt A Doctor

(12.20) To have “To Have and Have Not” or not . . . make up your mind and bid high. Head over to the fifth annual ‘Adopt a Doctor’ art auction Thursday after work. This year’s auction to benefit 18 physicians in four African countries

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Annual Black & White Party To Benefit RIFC

The Rhode Island Film Collaborative will be holding its annual Black & White Party Saturday, December 8, at Hope Artiste Village — this year with a “Magical Fantasy” theme. You are encouraged to wear black and/or white in any style of dress. Or come as