Special Event Listings for 07.09.24


Vacation Bible Camp
PROVIDENCE — The annual Msgr. Sabourin Vacation Bible Camp will be held Mon., July 15 through Fri., July 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 244 Smith St. Camp is bilingual and wheelchair accessible and is being offered for children ages 10 and up and for adults with disabilities. The camp is hosted by the Diocese of Providence’s Office of the Apostolate with People with Disabilities and St. Patrick Church, Providence. Volunteers welcome. Registration a must for campers and volunteers. Please visit for more. For more information, contact Irma I. Rodríguez, director of the Office of the Apostolate with People with Disabilities at 401-278-4578 or

Afternoon of Music
WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Ave., will hold a free afternoon of music on Sunday, July 21. Gary James Farias will provide the entertainment from 1 - 4 p.m. outside on the church grounds. The kitchen will be open selling sandwiches, malasadas and beverages. You may bring your own food and drink. The event will also feature split-the-pot and raffles. Bring a chair or use one of ours.
Arts Week
WARWICK — Take advantage of the opportunity to experience Chesterton Academy, 610 Jefferson Blvd., during Arts Week, July 22-26 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open to seventh and ninth graders. Visual Arts and Art History (9-11:30 a.m.) and Performing Arts & Acting Intensive (12-4 p.m.). Learn more and register or call 401-287-2280, email:

Jesus Saviour Church plans summer bazaar

NEWPORT — Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Ave., will hold its annual summer bazaar on Thursday, July 25, Friday, July 26 & Saturday, July 27, from 5 – 11 p.m. each evening. In case of a rain out on Saturday, the bazaar will be open on Sunday, July 30 from 12 – 5 p.m. for food only. The bazaar will feature the ever-popular bingo, pull tabs, and booths such as kiddy land, assorted games and attic treasures.  Homemade fava, chourico sandwiches and homemade pastries are the specialty of the kitchen every night. There is a major raffle with prizes totaling $2,500. Admission is free and open to the public.

How to be Happy & Healthy; A Spiritual and Psychological Approach
NARRAGANSETT — All are welcome to attend “How to be Happy & Healthy; A Spiritual and Psychological Approach” a talk by Rev. Dr. Joseph Mappilamattel on Thursday, July 25 from 9:30-11 a.m. (after the 9 a.m. Mass)., in the St. Thomas More Church parish hall, 53 Rockland St. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit

Outdoor movie nights
CRANSTON — The Knights of Columbus, Rev. Richard A. Donnelly Council No. 322, will host free outdoor family movie nights at St. Mark Church, in the parish field, 31 Poplar Drive. Gates open 45 minutes before the film’s start time. The schedule is as follows: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian — Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.; Ant-Man — Friday, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Star Wars (VII): The Force Awakens — Friday, Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Spider-Man: Homecoming — Friday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.; The Avengers — Friday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. Seating will be available but limited. Please consider bringing your own chairs and blankets to enjoy the movie. Hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, candy, and drinks will be sold.
Summer Tent Revival
CHARLESTOWN — St. Mary’s and St. Francis of Assisi parishes welcome the community to attend the Summer Tent Revival July 29-31, 6 – 7:30 p.m., at St. James Chapel, 2079 Matunuck School House Road. The guest presenter will be Deacon Art Miller. For more information, contact Deacon John Dowd at 401-783-4411.
Basketball Clinic at Chesterton Academy
WARWICK — This summer, Chesterton Academy, 610 Jefferson Blvd., will host its first basketball clinic for seventh and ninth graders the mornings of July 29 - July 31. Participants will be taught basketball skills and fundamentals including handling, passing, dribbling, shooting, and rebounding. Register at: Please reach out with any questions, or 401-287-2280.
A Day with Mary
WEST WARWICK — St. John and James Parish will host a Day with Mary at St. Mary Mission Church, 70 Church St., on Saturday, August 3. The schedule is as follows: 8 a.m. Holy Mass (Latin), with the Our Lady of Fatima procession, crowning of Our Lady, Rosary and mediations; 10 a.m. coffee break; 10:20 a.m. Fatima video and presentation in parish hall; 11:10 Q and A with priest; 11:25 Meditation on the Brown Scapular; 11:45 a.m. Enrollment in the Brown Scapular and investiture in the Miraculous Medal; 12 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament; 1:10 p.m. Benediction; 1:25 p.m. Farewell procession. For more information, call Brother Leo Mary, FTI at 401-644-3699.
Faith on Fire
GREENVILLE — Young adults (ages 18-29) are invited to an evening around the fire, Fridays: July 26, August 9, 7- 9 p.m., at St. Philip Church, which includes a talk from a local priest/speaker, fellowship and snacks and s’mores. These are free events. Bring a friend. For more information contact

Knights plan golf tournament
RICHMOND — The Knights of Columbus Pope Pius XII Council in Narragansett will host its 12th annual Golf Tournament at the Richmond Country Club, 74 Sandy Pond Road, on Saturday, August 10. To date, the tournament has provided over $76,000 in seminarian scholarships and more than $40,000 to local charities. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Steak fry lunch at 1 p.m. Tee sign sponsorships are also available. For more information on either, visit or email

Knights plan $5,000 Raffle
CRANSTON — Rev. Richard A. Donnelly, Council No. 322 of the Knights of Columbus will conduct a $5,000 Raffle in honor of the Feast of Blessed McGivney. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Those interested in purchasing a ticket online at The drawing will be held on August 11, at St. Mark Church, 9 Garden Court.
Seeking Athletic Coaches
WARWICK — Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Hope high school in Warwick is a member of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League. For the 2024-2025 school year, the school is seeking part-time or volunteer coaches for JV teams in the following sports: Fall: Cross country, soccer (assistant coach); Winter: Basketball, wrestling; Spring: Volleyball, track. For more information, or to apply, contact