Touro Synagogue Foundation to screen a new short film
NEWPORT — Touro Synagogue Foundation invites teachers, mentors, community leaders, and other interested adults to a screening of “Pathways to Understanding.” The short film, developed for middle school students, will premiere on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at the Jane Pickens Film & Event Center, 49 Touro St. Doors will open at 5 p.m., with the screening of the 30-minute film at 5:30 p.m. A moderated discussion will follow. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are required. This video is the first step for students, educators, parents, and civic organizations to better understand the history of religious freedom, diversity, and dialogue in colonial times and today and to set the stage for an upcoming middle school symposium.
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.
WOONSOCKET — St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish, 174 Harris Ave., will host their annual Christmas Bazaar, 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.
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.
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, are invited and encouraged to attend. Please consider inviting a veteran you know to come to Mass along with you.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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