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Special Event Listings 11.08.18

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Saint Anthony Church to host bazaar

NORTH PROVIDENCE — Saint Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave. will host a Holiday Bazaar and Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will include entertainment, games for children, gift baskets, a penny social, jewelry, handcrafted items, raffle and more. The kitchen will be open at 11 a.m. serving Italian items. All proceeds benefit the Youth Ministry and Religious Education programs. For more information, visit www.SaintAnthonyChurch.org.

SS. John and James Holly Berry Bazaar

WEST WARWICK — SS. John and James will hold its Holly Berry Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the church, 17 St. John St. The bazaar will feature gift baskets, lottery, children’s games, serving breakfast, lunch, door prizes and much more. All are welcome.

St. Robert Bellarmine Church to host Holiday Bazaar

JOHNSTON — St. Robert Bellarmine Church will host a Holiday Bazaar in the church hall, 2804 Atwood Ave. on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 12 – 4:30 p.m. and 6:15 – 8 p.m. Among the many booths will be baked goods, vendor tables, handcrafted goods, dollar deals, games, raffles and silent auction items. Food will be available. All team proceeds will benefit the St. Robert Bellarmine Food Shelf. For more information, call Sandy at 946-3262.

St. Eugene Church to host Christmas Bazaar

CHAPACHET — St. Eugene Church, 1251 Putnam Pike, will host the annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The event will include many raffles, baked goods, a penny social, door prizes, gift baskets, white elephant table, crafts, pictures with Santa, face painting, food and more. For more information, call 568-5102.

Knights plan breakfast

NORTH KINGSTOWN — The Knights of Columbus will hold a breakfast at the council hall, 1265 Tower Hill Road, on Sunday, Nov. 11 from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Mass for healing offered at St. James Chapel

CHARLESTOWN— A Mass for healing will be offered at St. James Chapel, 2079 Matunuck Schoolhouse Rd., on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. by Father Paul Desmarais, pastor of St. Mary/St. James Parish. Those whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or old age may receive the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick within Mass. This Mass will be offered the second Sunday of each month through June 2019. For more information, call 401-364-7214 or visit stmjparish.org.

St. Bartholomew Parish to host Turkey Trot

PROVIDENCE — St. Bartholomew Parish will host its Annual Turkey Trot on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m., in the church hall, 311 Laurel Hill Ave. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. There will be plenty of prizes, turkey giveaways and free refreshments. There will also be a menu of food items available for purchase from the kitchen and a cash bar. Admission is free. For more information, contact the rectory at 944-4466.

Theology on Tap: Spiritual Warfare

JOHNSTON — On Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 6 – 8:30 p.m., young adults, single or married, in their 20s and 30s are invited to Theology on Tap, at Uncle Tony’s Pizza & Pasta, 46 Putnam Pike (Rt. 44). The topic will be “Spiritual Warfare.” Social hour begins at 6 p.m., followed by a presentation and Q&A at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Father Paul Desmarais, Pastor, St. Mary Parish, Carolina. There is no fee for this event. A free-will donation will be collected. Participants are welcome to purchase food and drinks, but must be 21 to order alcoholic beverages. Theology on Tap is sponsored by the Diocese of Providence Young Adult Ministry. For more information, visit www.discovercatholicfaith.org.

Surviving the Holidays: GriefShare Seminars

WESTERLY — If you are mourning the loss of a loved one, getting through Thanksgiving and the Christmas season can be very hard. The Surviving the Holidays GriefShare seminar can help you find your way through the difficult emotions you may be experiencing this time of year. In this seminar you will watch a video, be part of a supportive discussion group, and receive a Survival Guide with daily encouragement and helpful exercises for the days ahead. Meetings will be held at St. Pius X Church, 44 Elm St., on the following dates: Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. or Saturday, Dec. 1, from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. For more information or to register, please contact Marie at 401-219-1054 or by email at hopengriefnChrist@gmail.com.

Prout School to present The Secret Garden

WAKEFIELD — The Prout School will present The Secret Garden, an enchanting classic of children’s literature re-imagined in brilliant musical style, on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 17. Performances take place at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Tickets may be purchased online at www.theproutschool.org/secretgarden.

Columbiettes to host Turkey Raffle

RIVERSIDE — Columbiettes # 3623 will host a Turkey Raffle on Friday, Nov. 16, at 6:30 p.m., at East Providence, Knights of Columbus, 3200 Pawtucket Ave. The event will include raffles, free hot dogs, cash bar, bake sale. Please bring non-perishable, unexpired food item. For each donated item you will be entered into a free raffle. For more information, contact lgrims110@gmail.com.

Thanksgiving Family Bingo

PROVIDENCE — St. Adalbert’s Parish at 866 Atwells Ave., will host a Thanksgiving Family Bingo on Saturday, Nov. 17. Bingo starts at 6 p.m.; the kitchen opens at 5:15 p.m. The evening will also feature basket raffles, a penny social and Polish/American foods (take-out available). The Vigil Mass for Sunday will be at 4:30 p.m. Please call 351-9306 for more information.

St. Thomas Church to host Christmas Bazaar

PROVIDENCE — St. Thomas Church will host a Christmas bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., in the church hall, 65 Fruit Hill Ave., The bazaar will feature specialty booths including crafts, gift baskets, a penny social, baked goods, raffles and more. Pictures with Santa are from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; please bring your own camera or cell. Door Prizes throughout the day. For more information, call 401-272-7118.

St. Catherine of Siena Church to hold bazaar

WARWICK — St. Catherine of Siena Church, 3252 Post Road, will hold its annual bazaar November 17 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the church hall. There will be crafts and handmade items, baked goods, a penny social, raffles including cash prizes, books and a white elephant table. Lunch and coffee will be available.

St. James Church to host Parish Bazaar and Giant Flea Market

MANVILLE — St. James Church, 33 Division St., will host its annual Parish Bazaar and Giant Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Father Brindamour church hall, bazaar and kitchen, and the Father Brouillette Center, Flea Market. The event will feature vintage items such as trunks, luggage, linens, raffles, a penny social, split-the-pot, gift certificates and baskets, baked goods. The Scout groups will also be participating and will make available freshly popped buttery popcorn, cocoa mug kits, and a few surprises. The kitchen will be open all day. For more information, please call St. James Church rectory at 766-1558.

Holiday Craft and Vendor fair

CUMBERLAND — A Holiday Craft and Vendor fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., at St. Aidan-St. Patrick Parish Hall, 1460 Diamond Hill Road. Free admission and parking. The event will include a bake sale, a penny social, Santa’s workshop, food and refreshments, and much more. For more information, contact staidanstpatrickevents@gmail.com.

Bazaar to benefit St. Vincent de Paul Society

HOPE VALLEY — A Holiday Bazaar and Quilt Raffle to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph Church, 1105 Main St., and other local charities, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the church hall. The bazaar will feature the children’s choir, free pictures with Santa, breakfast, silent auction, free children’s crafts, baked goods, lunch and more. For more information, call 539-8311.

Little Sisters of the Poor to host annual Bazaar and Craft Fair

PAWTUCKET — The Little Sisters of the Poor will host their annual Christmas Bazaar and Craft Fair at Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open to the public and free of charge the one-day event will feature raffle baskets, a selection of Christmas wreaths, table top décor, crafts, and ornaments, all hand-made with love by the Sisters, residents, families, and staff. The event will also feature games for children, Christmas grab bags, bake sale, and lunch in the dining room. For more information, call 401-723-4314 or visit www.littlesistersofthepoorpawtucket.org.

Christ the King Church to host 40th annual Old Fashion Christmas Bazaar

WEST WARWICK — Christ the King Church will host an Old Fashion Christmas Bazaar in the church hall, 124 Legris Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 17 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event will feature pictures with Santa, crafts, jewelry, candy, children’s activities, raffles, lottery tree and much more.

Christ the King Holiday Bazaar

WEST WARWICK — Christ the King Holiday Bazaar will be held in the church hall at 124 Legris Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Breakfast and Lunch served both days. The event will feature, baked goods and candy, raffles, lottery tree, crafts, pick-a-straw and more. For more information call the Parish Office at 401-821-9228 or email ctkwwri@cox.net.

Winter Wonderland Bazaar and Craft Show

SLATERSVILLE — St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., will host the annual Winter Wonderland Bazaar and Craft Show on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.. The event will include crafts, raffles, food, games and more.

The Scalabrini Council to host Annual Game Dinner

CRANSTON — The Scalabrini Council will host its Annual Game Dinner on Sunday Nov. 18, at 5 p.m., at the Santa Maria DiPrata Club, 29 Walnut Grove Ave. The menu will include venison calzone, antipasto, venison chili, pasta with venison meatballs and sausage, wild boar and peas, venison teriyaki, venison meatloaf with potatoes and rabbit Cacciatore. All dishes served family style. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Rhode Island Special Olympics and local charities. All are welcome. Contact Peter Lentini for tickets and reservations at 401-944-2613. Please RSVP before Sunday, Nov. 11.

Immaculate Conception Church Cranston Blood Drive

CRANSTON — Immaculate Conception Church will hold its quarterly blood drive on Monday, Nov. 19, from 3:30 – 7 p.m. in St. Joseph Hall, 700 Oaklawn Ave. The blood drive is sponsored by the Immaculate Conception Church St. Joseph Men’s Guild. All presenting donors will receive a pound of Dunkin Donuts Coffee plus pizza and refreshments. Please bring your driver’s license or other form of identification.

St. Anthony Parish to host Deanery Holy Hour

WEST WARWICK — St. Anthony Chapel, 17 Woodside Ave., will host the Deanery IV Holy Hour on Monday, Nov. 19, 5 p.m. The evening will include Rosary, homily, silent adoration and benediction. All are welcome. Bring a friend.

Annual Coat Drive at The Villa at Saint Antoine

NORTH SMITHFIELD — The Villa at Saint Antoine is collecting gently used and unused coats for its sixth annual coat drive to donate to families and individuals in need the day after Thanksgiving. Collection starts now until Wednesday, Nov. 21. Share the warmth this coming Holiday Season by dropping your donations at the Villa, 400 Mendon Road.

St. John Baptist Church to host Christmas Bazaar

PAWTUCKET — St. John Baptist Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., in the parish hall, Bullock Street entrance. There will be a gift basket raffle, 50-50 raffle, baked goods, children’s games, attic treasures and food.

Saint John the Baptist Church to host Christmas Bazaar

PAWTUCKET — Saint John the Baptist Church, 69 Quincy Ave., will host a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will feature raffles, sale of new and used items, food and more. For more information, call 401-722-9054.

Bazaar on Broadway

PROVIDENCE — St. Mary on Broadway will hold a closeout sale of its annual Christmas Bazaar items on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Paul Cuffee School located behind the church, 538 Broadway. Many of its well-known home and hostess gifts, stocking stuffers, Christmas decorations and crafts will be available at closeout prices, as well as a variety of quality yard sale items. For more information, contact the Parish office at (401) 274-3434 or visit our Church of St. Mary on Broadway facebook page, under events.

Coping with Grief at the Holidays

EAST PROVIDENCE — Coping with Grief at the Holidays workshop will offer positive suggestions to help with the adjustment that must be made during the holiday season. On Monday, Dec. 3 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. Peter Magnotta, MSW LICSW from the diocesan Office of Life and Family Ministry will offer a special session to prepare for the holidays at Our Lady of Loreto Church, 346 Waterman Ave. This event is free but pre-registration is required by November 30 to enable sufficient handouts. To RSVP call Peter at 278-2517.