Fundraisers

‘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 here in Rhode island. The $20 tickets (for sale at […]

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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 up in May). The Olneyville Housing Corporation was founded in

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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 advocates and The Providence Journal, among other media outlets, of

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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, Live Band, Hors d’oeuvres and much more. Delicious delights from

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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 dancing. This is a unique opportunity to see the interior of

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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. . . Cotter attended the Moses Brown School. Interesting choice for

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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 a trip for two to Austin to see Ira Glass

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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; early learning classes for toddlers, and a lot more. Running

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Urban Greens Fundraiser At AS220 Sunday

Urban Greens Food Co-op will host a Fall Fiesta at the AS220 to celebrate the local food system, the power of co-operative structures, and the success of Urban Greens Food Co-op. Chefs from local restaurants — AS220 Foo(d), Broadway Bistro, Flan y Ajo, Julian’s, Local 121, Loie Fuller’s, My Chef Lara, and North, plus more

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SCLT Fundraiser At Steel Yard — Wednesday

Join the Southside Community Land Trust (SCLT) for their Harvesting Hope fundraising dinner at the Steel Yard. Against the stunning post-industrial backdrop of the Steel Yard’s two-acre site, the evening’s program will feature remarks by SCLT’s new executive director, Margaret DeVos, and a “Build a Garden” fundraiser. Guests will be treated to garden cocktails and

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Obama Fundraiser At Blaze — Cool Merch

(9.25) Here in Rhode Island our votes may not actually count for much, but our money is still the right color. Recent polls (in the states that do matter) look promising but let’s not get complacent. Yes, we’ve all had our disappointments with this administration but Obama must be reelected. And now comes news that

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