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Special Event Listing for 11.03.22

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Bingo Night
BRISTOL — Our Lady of Mount Carmel School, 127 State St., will host a Bingo Night fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 4, at the Msgr. Lolio Parish Center. The event is 18+ and offers all cash prizes. Doors open at 6 p.m., and Bingo starts at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments are available for purchase. Call the school to book your reservation early at 401-253-8455.
Annual Holiday Bazaar
WEST WARWICK — The annual Holiday Bazaar at the Church of Christ the King, 124 Legris Ave., will be held on Nov. 5, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., and Nov. 6, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The event will include breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday, along with a social table, jewelry table, lottery tree, crafts, raffles and more.
Christmas Bazaar
WOONSOCKET — St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, 174 Harris Ave., will host their annual Christmas Bazaar on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Polish and American food will be available to eat in or take out. The menu will include pierogi, golumbki, kielbasa, cabbage soup, baked cabbage, pickle soup, nalesnicki (crepes), zapiekanki (Polish pizza), dynamites and a pastry table. There will be games of chance and a special feature booth that will have more than 100 prizes. The Christmas Boutique will be a must see to begin your Christmas shopping.
Evening of Confessions and Adoration
WARWICK — Saint Timothy’s Church, 1799 Warwick Ave., will hold a night of Confessions and Adoration from 6 - 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 7. There will be two priests available to hear confession. All are welcome to attend.
Theology Uncorked
WARREN — Saint Mary of the Bay Church, 645 Main St., will host the popular adult faith formation series, “Theology Uncorked,” on Nov. 8. Join for a free wine and cheese reception (other food and drink options available), with theological talk and discussion every second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the lower church hall. The presentation, “Walls and Bridges: Stories from the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands” will be given by Father Robert Mosher of the Columban Fathers. Visit stmaryofthebay.org or @warrencatholic on social media for more information.
Traveling Silver Rose
BRISTOL — The Bristol Knights of Columbus will host the Silver Rose and pray the rosary at the Columban Fathers, 65 Ferry Road, at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9. The Silver Rose program is a series of prayer services promoting the dignity of all human life and honoring Our Lady. Each year, from early March through mid-December, Silver Roses are stewarded by Knights of Columbus councils along routes from Canada to Mexico. Every stop the Silver Rose makes throughout the pilgrimage is a rosary-centered occasion for Knights, parishioners and community members to pray for respect for life, for the spiritual renewal of each nation, and for the advancement of the message of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Mass for Veterans Day
CRANSTON — Mass for Veterans Day will be celebrated on Friday, Nov. 11, at 12:05 p.m., at Saint Paul Church, One Saint Paul Place. The Mass, celebrated by Father Thomas Woodhouse, will feature enhanced musical selections played by Music Director Jason Hervieux. Everyone, especially all veterans, is invited and encouraged to attend. Please consider inviting a veteran you know to come to Mass along with you.
The Catholic Charismatic conference
PROVIDENCE— St. Charles Church, 178 Dexter St., will celebrate 55 years of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal with a conference November 11-13. The event will include the Sacrament of Reconciliation, perpetual Adoration, Mass, music, and guest speakers including Jesse Romero. For more information or for tickets, call the rectory at 401-421-6441.
Hendricken, Iggy’s to host Veterans’ Day Breakfast
WARWICK — Bishop Hendricken High School and Iggy’s Boardwalk Restaurant will honor those who have served with a free Veterans’ Day Breakfast on Friday, November 11. All veterans and active-duty military and their families will eat for free and may choose between two serving times at Iggy’s Boardwalk in Warwick: 8 a.m. or 10 a.m. All veterans are invited to attend and should RSVP to Peter Thomas ‘86 at 401-889-5424 or pthomas@hendricken.com.
Little Sisters’ hosting annual Turkey Drop
PAWTUCKET — The Little Sisters of the Poor humbly request donations during their annual Turkey Drop at Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St. Each day, from Nov. 13-19, between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the Sisters will gratefully accept your generous offering of frozen turkeys which will be prepared for Thanksgiving Dinner and for resident meals throughout the year. For more information, or to make special delivery arrangements, please call 401-723-4314.
Parish Bazaar and Giant Flea Market
MANVILLE — St. James Church, 45 Division St., will hold a Parish Bazaar and Giant Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Fr. Brindamour Church Hall and the St. James School Building. Items include crafts, wreaths, centerpieces, handmade ornaments, jewelry, crochet and knit goods, baked goods, raffles, gift baskets and more. The kitchen will be open all day. For more information, call St. James Church Rectory at 401-766-1558
Holiday Bazaar
JOHNSTON — A fundraising Holiday Bazaar featuring food, a straw game, raffles, a silent auction, and many vendor tables will be held at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 1804 Atwood Ave., on Saturday, Nov., 12, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and from 6-7:30 p.m. Proceeds to benefit St. Robert's Food Shelf and Outreach Ministries. For general information, contact Sandy at 401-946-3262 or Terry at 401-331-7075.
Harvest Dance
WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Warren will host a Harvest Dance on November 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m., in the church hall. Entertainment will be provided by 4'S Country. The kitchen will be open selling sandwiches, pizza, favas and chourico, and soft drinks, or you may bring your own food and drinks. There will be a silent auction, raffle, and 50/50. Admission includes coffee, tea and pastry. For more information, call 401-263-3594.
Harvest Bazaar
COVENTRY — St. Vincent De Paul Church will host a Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at 6 Saint Vincent de Paul St. The event will feature Madeleine's Kitchen, raffles, crafts, baked goods, games, and more. Ron Sargent of Balloon Creations Galore will be available to make balloon animals from 10 a.m.-noon.
Christmas Bazaar and Polish Food Fair
CENTRAL FALLS — St. Joseph’s Church, 391 High St., will hold a Christmas Bazaar and Polish Food Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the Parish Center across from the church rectory. The event will feature Polish food, pastry, raffles, prizes, children’s books, toys, games, jewelry, and flea market items. Admission is free. For more information, call 401-723-5427 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., or visit facebook.com/stjosephpolishchurchcf.
Harvest Breakfast
EAST PROVIDENCE — Our Lady of Loreto Church, 346 Waterman Ave., will host a Harvest Breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. - noon. The menu will include: ham, sausage, eggs, home fries, baked beans, pancakes, breakfast pastries, coffee, tea and juice. There will also be multiple raffles with a special “Split the Pot” to end the morning. To purchase tickets please call the office at 401-434-3535 and leave your name and telephone number. Deadline to purchase advance tickets is November 6, with a minimal number of tickets to be sold at the door.
Take-Out Thursday
BARRINGTON — The Original Take-Out Thursday, a charity food sale and popular East Bay attraction, will return to Holy Angels Church on November 17. A carryout menu offering options of pasta e fagioli (pasta and beans), Italian sausage and peppers sandwiches, and classic eggplant parmigiana sandwiches, as well as baked almond slices will be available. Ordering is open for a limited time, while supplies last, and proceeds will benefit the efforts of the Holy Angels Social Outreach Ministry, whose mission is to provide for those in need. For more information, please call or text Judy at 401-465-8439 or Barbara at 401-249-1104.
Turkey Trot
PROVIDENCE — St. Bartholomew Parish will host its Turkey Trot on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. The event will take place in the church hall, 311 Laurel Hill Ave., 6 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, please contact the rectory at 944-4466.
Christmas Bazaar at Sacred Heart, West Warwick
WEST WARWICK — Sacred Heart Church, 820 Providence St., will host a Christmas Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 18, from noon to 7 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The event will feature arts and crafts, a penny social, raffles, and much more. The kitchen will be open throughout with a variety of hot and cold sandwiches. Friday night will feature chowder and clam cakes.
Christmas Bazaar and Polish Food Fair
CENTRAL FALLS — St. Joseph’s Church, 391 High St., will hold a Christmas Bazaar and Polish Food Fair on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., in the Parish Center across from the church rectory. The event will feature Polish food, pastry, raffles, prizes, children’s books, toys, games, jewelry, and flea market items. Admission is free. For more information, call 401-723-5427 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., or visit facebook.com/stjosephpolishchurchcf.
Surviving the Holidays GriefShare Seminar
WESTERLY — If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, getting through the Advent and Christmas seasons 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. At this meeting you will watch a video, be part of a supportive discussion group, and receive a guidebook with daily encouragement and helpful practices for your journey. You will also join in prayer with others who share your faith in Christ. This seminar will be offered at two different times and invite you to join us for the one that works best with your schedule: Tuesday 11/22 6-8pm and Saturday 12/3 8:30-10:30am at St. Pius X Church, 44 Elm St. For more information or to register, please contact Linda Cunningham at 401-714-9824.
The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes
LITCHFIELD — The Grotto Gift Shop at the Shrine of Lourdes in Litchfield offers a varied selection of Advent wreaths, candles and calendars for the celebration of the Advent season. Also, a large selection of Christmas gifts, cards, ornaments, and Nativity sets are in stock for early Christmas shopping. Traditional gifts for Baptism, first Holy Communion and Confirmation are available throughout the year. The gift shop is located on the Shrine grounds, Rte. 118, 50 Montfort Road, Litchfield, and is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., and 11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m., on Sunday. For further information, call 860-567-0891.

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