Fundraisers

Learning Community Fundraiser

(5.4) Head down to the Roots Café for the Get Smart! fundraiser, Join the Learning Community for an evening of classic cocktails, live music and a few smart surprises.  Get your secret agent on with a night out in support of one of Rhode Island’s most innovative public schools. Hors d’oeuvres, a groovy cash bar …

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ATRAVES Fundraiser (With Nicaraguan Food!)

Eating for a cause.  From ATRAVES Executive Director Brady Dunklee: ATRAVES is a small nonprofit based in Providence and Managua that does health, education and development work in Nicaragua. They are having their annual dinner and pottery auction Saturday the 23rd in Washington Park, and welcome anyone who wants to learn more about their work. …

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Art For Chile Auction Kicks Off Tomorrow

Maya Allison, curator of recently-shuttered gallery 5 Traverse, is teaming up with photographers Frank Mullin and Magaly Ponce for a silent auction and exhibition to benefit victims of the earthquakes and tsunami that have recently affected Chile, where rural areas were deeply devastated and where winter is coming. The pieces being auctioned come from a …

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Pay-What-You-Can Sojourner House Fundraiser

Tonight there’s a pay-what-you-can fundraiser for Sojourner House from 8pm  to midnight at the Everyman (you know, under the giant neon sign for American Locomotive Works).  Since its founding in 1976, the Smith Hill non-profit has served over 50,000 abused and threatened women.  Though some progress has been made on the domestic violence front in …

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Tell Me This Isn’t The Adorablest

Tonight is The Rescue, the annual fundraiser for the Providence Animal Rescue League.  It’s happening at the Roger Williams Park Casino.  Tickets are $90 (though the price goes down if you buy in a group) so it’s way out of my league, but the flyer is basically the cutest picture ever so I thought I’d …

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Monday: FairVote’s Fundraiser

FairVote has spent the last 15 years pushing for a true democratization of our political structures — a real multi-party, multi-ideology representative democracy, expansion of the franchise, and more. The RI chapter started up last year, and we’re trying to build a broader local base for it. Our keynote speaker is Hendrik Herztberg, senior editor …

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New Century, New Party

(I’m just going to bump this back up.  RIFC Party Tonight!) In November 1966, Truman Capote threw his famous Black & White Ball, hailed at the time as the ‘Party of the Century’.  Yeah… I guess… if watching McGeorge Bundy do the frug was your idea of a good time.  The A-list glamour couple of …

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The Hive Fundraiser on 11/22

From The Hive: Hello Friends, We at the Hive have a very special event coming up on November 22nd. Our dear friend Ursula Noriega,whom some of you may know as Andrew Sloan’s wife, was recently diagnosed with Breast Cancer. Due to their financial status and her newer citizenship to the US, she does not have …

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There’s a lot going on this week

I don’t have time to post all of it right now, but: Tuesday night there’s a fundraiser State Rep Art Handy, Chair of the Progressive Caucus, 6-8pm, at Local 121. There’s also a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood of Rhode Island, over at the Hi Hat in thr Jewelry District. More info later on the WRNI …

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Someday My Prints Will Come

And, gentle readers, that day is today! It’s the opening party for the first biennial AS220 Print Lottery. 200 prints from a whole bunch of artists. You can buy a lottery ticket for $75, and the prints will be dispersed at the end of the month. Proceeds go towards keeping the print shop running. Of …

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Futbol!! English for Action’s soccer cup this Sat.

By Adam Siegel Shhh….don’t tell Gov. Carcieri but: La copa de futbol de Ingles en Accion es este sabado, 10 de mayo. The all-day festival starts at 9am, and features 10 soccer teams playing for the cup, food and art from more than 10 different countries, the What Cheer? Brigade and other musical acts, kids’ …

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Tomorrow — Fox Point Garden fundraiser

The Fox Point Community Garden will be holding its first fundraiser on Monday from 7-10 PM at the Portuguese Sporting Club at 92 Gano St. The garden just finished up its second season, with 120 plots tended by hundreds of people. And thousands of butterflies.There’ll be music and food and auctions and such. Suggested donation …

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Two-weeks’ notice: Fox Point garden fundraiser

The Fox Point Community Garden will be holding its first fundraiser on December 3rd from 7-10 PM at the Portuguese Sporting Club at 92 Gano St. The garden just finished up its second season, with 120 plots tended by hundreds of people. And thousands of butterflies. There’ll be music and food and auctions and such. …

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