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August 18-22 – Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Avenue, Pawtucket will hold a Summer Kids Event called Weird Animals Vacation Bible School from 6:00 to 8:30pm nightly. Children grades 1 through 6 will learn about some of God’s most creative creations. They will participate in Bible learning activities, experience Bible adventures and learn to look for evidence of God all around them. Register your children today by calling (401) 724-6390.
August 23 & 24 – East Greenwich will host the fourth annual East Greenwich Art Festival from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the new NE Tech Campus located on Division Road in East Greenwich. The art festival will feature over 150 contemporary American art and crafts artists along with strolling entertainment including Rhode Island’s Big Nazo. The festival will feature items big and small including jewelry, ceramics, paintings, sculpture, fiber and home accessories. For more information visit festivalfete.com.
August 23 – Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Centerwill be having a Giant Yard Sale from 9:00am (NO EARLY BIRDS, PLEASE!) to 2:00pm at 182 East Street (Corner of O’Neil Blvd., next to O’Leary’s Gymnastics) in Attleboro, MA. There will be a variety of items, including: furniture, lamps, toys, housewares, holiday items, electronics, linens, and much more. This sale will benefit Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Center, a faith based center, which serves Attleboro and surrounding communities with free baby food, formula, maternity clothes, diapers and community resources to women and families in need. We also offer free pregnancy tests and non-judgmental support. For more information visit abundanthopeprc.org or call (508) 455-0425.
August 23 – The 2014 Come Alive Gospel Music Fest sponsored by Graceway Community Church, will be held at King’s Park on Wellington Ave. in Newport from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Plenty of parking is available. Bring a chair and a picnic. for more information visit gracewayri.org or call (401) 846-1552.
August 23 – The Southern Gospel Concert Series continues at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Ave, Pawtucket with the Blackwood Brothers. The concert begins with a warm up act at 6:30pm, followed by the Blackwood Brothers at 7:00pm. This musical event promises to be enjoyable for the entire family and there is no admission charge, although a free will offering will be taken. To obtain additional information, call (401) 724-6390 or visit woodlawnri.org.
August 23 – Jo Petty Band (Christian Rock) will be performing at the Upper Room Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm and music begins at 7:00pm. Admission is free. A free will offering will be received. For more information on the band visit their web site at reverbnation.com/jopettyband.
August 29-31 – Church of The Apostles, 170 Fairview Avenue, Coventry, will be holding Tent Meetings 6:00pm to 9:00pm nightly. The theme of the meeting is The Truth Will Set You Free, the only message of true freedom: God’s Truth. Music for the Tent Meeting will be provided by Mike and Beth Silvia (Friday), Christian recording artist John Polce (Saturday) and twin sisters Sharon Galloway & Sheryl Stadnick and friends (Sunday). The Word will be preached by The Reverend Douglas Tourgee, Riverpoint Advent Christian Church, West Warwick, (Friday & Sunday), The Reverend Robert Geoffrey, Church of The Apostles (Saturday), The Reverend Chad Tvenstrup, Church of The Apostles (Saturday), and The Reverend Mark Galloway, Church of The Apostles, (Friday & Sunday). For further information, contact Barbara Bickerstaff at (401) 821-7609 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit apostlesri.org.
August 30 - The Providence Rescue Mission invites you to join them for their Ninth Annual Family and Friends Summerfest. This Family Fun Day of Celebration is to say “THANK YOU” to their family of donors,volunteers, and their friends. The event will be held at the Johnston War Memorial Park on Hartford Avenue in Johnston, RI from 10:00am to 7:00pm. There will be a Continental Breakfast 10:30am followed by a Chapel Service at 11:00am. A complimentary Barbecue will be served from 12:30pm to 5:30pm and a Praise Concert will take place from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Also included are pony rides and a bouncy for the kids, children and adult games, and prizes for all children. For more information visit providencerescuemission.org. Please RSVP at (401) 648-6849 by Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
September 6 – Peace and Providence invites you to their annual Family Festival from ll:00am to 9:00pm at Roger Williams National Memorial, 282 North Main Street in Providence. Admission and parking are free, with free shuttle from State House lots. There will be activities for the whole family including face painting, games, petting zoo for the kids, free clothing and resource information for everyone, as well as live music. All are welcome. For more information visit peaceandprovidence.com or call (401) 369-9252.
September 6 – The Jeff Paquette Band (Christian Contemporary/Worship) will be performing at the Upper Room Coffeehouse, 1221 Main Street, West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm and music begins at 7:00pm. Admission is free. A free will offering will be received. For more information on the band visit reverbnation.com/jeffpaquette.
September 14 – Building 429 is bringing their “We Won’t Be Shaken” tour to The Music Connection at New Hope Christian Church, 1436 GAR Hwy (Rte 6), in Swansea MA. Doors open at 6:00pm and the concert starts at 7:00pm. For ticket prices and more information visit themusicconnection.me.
September 27 – The Music Connection Coffeehouse of New Hope Christian Church will be having a Music Fest, Car & Bike Show at 1436 GAR Hwy (Rte 6), in Swansea MA from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Free Admission with donation of a canned good. Proceeds to benefit Water For Life. Custom Car & Bike Competition. Six Live Bands. For car & bike Pre-registration, please email: email@example.com. For same day registration, please sign in at 8:00am. Trophies and prizes will be awarded. Food, games and fun for the whole family. Please bring your own blankets or chairs. For more information visit themusicconnection.me.
Volunteers NEEDED IMMEDIATELY for Providence Rescue Mission
The Providence Rescue Mission is in immediate need of enthusiastic dedicated volunteers and are asking you to step up to two opportunities available: Marketing Team and Time and Talents. The new Marketing Team requires members who have any or all of the following skills or the enthusiasm to be trained and developed: Excellent Communication Abilities, Professional Telephone Etiquette, Attention to Detail, Good Organizing Talent, Effective Fundraising Experience and Creative Arts and Crafts Know-How. Apply online at prmvolunteernews.org. If you need more info please call Matt at (401) 648-6849. Additionally, PRM Ministry’s New Time and Talents Sub-Ministry NEEDS MEMBERS! Please join them at their meeting on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 7:00pm. If you want more info or you want to join the ministry but cannot attend the meeting please call Matt Cairone at (401) 301-9485 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s a way to support a local ministry. The Pray Rhode Island Ministry has just 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.