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June 24 – St. James Children’s Home will be holding a fundraiser for their ministry in India at the Upper Room, 1221 Main St. West Warwick, RI. There will be a live performance by The Lost and Found Bluegrass Gospel Jam, Rich O Reilly and Lisa Bosclair. Doors open at 6:30pm. Music begins a 7:00pm. For more information, call (401) 390-5255.

June 24 – A Family Fun Night will take place at the Crescent Park Looff Carousel, 700 Bullocks Point Ave, Riverside, from 5:00am to 8:00pm. Tickets are $5.00 each or $15.00 for a family of 4. Tickets include hot dog, small box of popcorn, small water and carousel rides. Activities will include a Pop N Bop Bubble Bash Kid’s Bubble Party by Soundtrack Music Entertainment, face painting by Casey’s Fun Faces, corn hole and a bounce house. The event will be followed with a free Movie in the Park beginning at 8:15pm, so be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a fun filled night at Crescent Park. All proceeds will directly benefit the ongoing restoration of the Charles I.D. Looff Carousel at Crescent Park. For more information call (401) 435-7518.

June 25Super Saturday will be held at Greater RI Baptist Temple, 671 Greenville Ave., Johnston, from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Super Saturday is a one day Vacation Bible Time for children in grades K5-6. This day will be fun-filled with games inside and outside, candy, snacks and lunch, class room time with trained teachers that are age appropriate, and Bible lessons. For more information visit gribt.com or call the church at (401) 231-4796.

June 25Caleb Crino will be performing at The Music Connection, at New Hope Christian Church, 1436 GAR Highway (Rte.6) Swansea, MA. He is originally from RI, but advancing his career in Nashville. His extensive talents in singing, songwriting and multiple instruments have opened many doors for him. The doors open at 6:00pm and close at 10:00pm. Music starts at 7:00pm. You may bring non-perishable food items for their food pantry. For more information about The Music Connection, visit their FB page, facebook.com/musicconnectionswansea.

June 25 & 26 – The 34th annual Narragansett Art Festival will take place at Veterans Park, 35 Ocean Road, next to the Historic “Towers” from 9:00am to 7:00pm. This Festival brings together over 100 artists from New England, New York and Pennsylvania. Admission is free for visitors.

June 26 – The Ugandan Kids Choir will be at The First Baptist Church in America, 75 North Main Street, Providence, at 10:00am. The Choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide, which has been devoted to empowering children in the developing world since 1981. They sing traditional African songs, play authentic African instruments, and dance in their colorful African attire. Please call Holly Edwards at (401) 454-3418 for directions and more information or visit firstbaptistchurchinamerica.org/events/ugandan-childrens-choir-performance.

June 27CareNet-RI is now operating as a medical facility, offering free pregnancy testing, Limited Ultrasound and limited STD testing with treatment, as well as information options. You are invited to attend our upcoming Vision Tour at the Center, and we encourage you to invite your church family and anyone else who might be interested in the ministry work of CareNet-RI. If you are coming in a group of several people, please let us know so we can plan for appropriate refreshments. The Vision Tour is from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. For further details/directions call Maureen at (401) 941-2051.


July 1-2 – Come see MercyMe, Tenth Avenue North, Newsboys, and more in concert at the River Rock Festival at the Sunday River Ski Resort, 97 Summit Rd. Bethel, ME. Tickets for 2 day passes are $74 for adults and $57 for children. Day passes are $54. You can also buy adventure passes that gives you access to the resort’s zip line, rock wall, and scenic lift ride. There will also be a 5K run to support the Whole Heart Foundation led by Matt Hammitt. For discount lodging go to riverrockfestival.com/discount-lodging-rates. For tickets and more information, visit riverrockfestival.com or call (888) 982-8580.

July 4 Fireworks – Looking for a local fireworks display to celebrate the 4th? There are several in the area. Check out this link centralrichamber.com/1048/events/fireworks.

July 8 – The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Narragansett Town Beach on the deck of The North Beach Club House from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Admission is free. For more information call the Narragansett Parks & Rec Dept. at (401) 782-0658.

July 9 & 10 – The 54th Wickford Art Festival, one of New England’s longest running, outdoor, fine art festivals, will take place on the streets of historic Wickford Village, from 10:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday and from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Sunday. This juried, fine art festival features over 200 fine art artists from New England, the US and beyond. Admission is free for visitors. For more information go to wickfordart.org/art-festival-2016.html.

July 30 Concerts on the Green featuring “Kinsman-Redeemer” will take place at the Hope Gazebo, Route 115, Hope, RI from 6:00 to 8:00pm.

August 31
The Decision America Tour 2016 with Franklin Graham is coming to Providence. Join Franklin Graham at 12:00pm on the South Steps of the RI Capitol (State House), 82 Smith Street, Providence. For more information and to volunteer at this event click on the Decision America banner at warv.net.


June 25Super Saturday will be held at Greater RI Baptist Temple, 671 Greenville Ave., Johnston, from 10:30am to 2:30pm. Super Saturday is a one day Vacation Bible Time for children in grades K5-6. This day will be fun-filled with games inside and outside, candy, snacks and lunch, class room time with trained teachers that are age appropriate, and Bible lessons. For more information visit gribt.com or call the church at (401) 231-4796.

July 11-15Faith Fellowship Community Church, 260 Victory Hwy, West Greenwich, Mon-Fri, 9:30 till noon daily, children ages 4-12. The theme is FIRE FIGHTERS! For more information and sign up details please contact Becky at (401) 487-0337.

July 16Freedom Road Baptist Church will hold a one day VBS from 10:00am to 1:00pm, at Colt State Park in Bristol, RI Sites 82 & 83, for Kids grades 1-6. The theme is Picnic in the Park: Wildlife Adventure. Games, Crafts, Snacks, Stories and lots of fun. For more information go to freedomroadbcri.org.

July 18-22Phenix Baptist Church, 2 Fairview Avenue, West Warwick, Mon-Fri, 9:00am till noon daily, children age 3 years through Grade 6. The theme is Journey Off the Map! For more information email phenixbc@verizon.net, call (401) 821-1618, or visit phenixbaptistchurch.org.


FREE smoke alarms available: Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a fire in half. Install smoke alarms on every level of your home inside bedrooms and sleeping areas. The Red Cross offers a program to install FREE smoke alarms in your home and provide additional fire safety information. Visit redcross.org/local/ri/schedule-a-visit to request a safety visit, or call 1-877-287-3327 and press option 1.

Is someone you love struggling to survive, because of drinking, unemployment, drug use, or other problems? Perhaps The Salvation Army can help. They operate a Christian based, long term residential program for men and women in Providence RI, where people from all walks of life have found hope and support to rebuilt their lives. No income, or insurance is required. Call 1-800-728-7825 truck for information about this program.

Here’s a way to support a local ministry. The Pray Rhode Island Ministry has opened an account with Amazon Smile. Whenever you make a purchase from Amazon.com, be sure to sign in to do so through Amazon Smile and 5% of the purchase goes to the Pray Rhode Island Ministry if you use the link below or select Pray RI as the charity you wish to benefit from your transaction. The link for Amazon Smile is http://smile.amazon.com/ref=smi_ge_rl_rd_gw?_encoding=UTF8&ein=51-0488135 or simply go to Smile.Amazon.com and sign in. It costs you nothing more than your normal order, but the finances will help them purchase yearly themed product, conference fees, advertising, and other misc. expenses.

Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center provides help for victims of domestic violence. For information about their services, or to get help, call (401) 738-1700.

The RI Blood Center invites you to donate blood and help assure that a safe and adequate blood supply is maintained. Visit one of the centers in Providence, Warwick, Woonsocket, Middletown, Narragansett or stop by a blood drive held throughout the state. Visit www.ribc.org or call 800-283-8385 to find the most convenient place to donate.

TEEN SUICIDE PREVENTION AWARENESS The Samaritans of Rhode Island will hold several free informational workshops throughout the state on teen suicide prevention awareness for parents and caregivers. Participants can learn the warning signs and what to do if a family member or friend threatens suicide, and learn about resources available to help. No registration needed. For dates and locations, visit www.samaritansri.org, or call (401) 272-4243.