Philanthropy calendar

Posted 6/15/12

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BEAD FOR LIFE FUNDRAISER

People’s Cafe will host a Bead For Life jewelry fundraiser Friday, June 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 282 Thames St., Newport. Participants will make beaded jewelry out of recycled paper while learning about and supporting impoverished Ugandan women and their families. Door prizes will be awarded during the event. Bead For Life is based in North America and Uganda and has about 300 members. For more information, call (401) 662-7839, email caroldut1@verizon.net or visit www.beadforlife.org.

TIVERTON WALKATHON RESCHEDULED

Due to bad weather, Tiverton Public Library has rescheduled its walkathon to benefit the new library for Saturday, June 16, at 9 a.m. The rain date will be Sunday, June 17. Participants will walk on the Tiverton High School track, 100 N. Brayton Road, Tiverton. Registration begins at 8 a.m. All entrants will receive a T-shirt and are eligible for raffle prizes. The entry fee is $20 per person. For more information or to register, contact Peter Dowling at (401) 624-1293, Mike McNally at (401) 624-6208 or email friends@tivertonlibrary.org.

CVS CAREMARK CHARITY CLASSIC

This year’s CVS Caremark Charity Class will be held Sunday, June 17, through Tuesday, June 19, at Rhode Island Country Club, 150 Nayatt Road, Barrington. Spectators can watch as 18 elite golfers from the PGA, LPGA and Champions tours compete for cash prizes. The classic begins with a shotgun start at 7 a.m. on Sunday. A three-day pass can be purchased for $60, or single-day tickets for any day can be purchased for $25. Children younger than 17 are admitted free with a ticketed adult. Additional tickets can be purchased for entrance to the wine pavilion for $50 per day. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (866) 287-9441 or visit www.cvscharityclassic.com.

ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE GOLF TOURNAMENT

The Animal Rescue League of Southern Rhode Island will hold its sixth annual golf tournament Friday, June 22, at Exeter Country Club, 320 Ten Rod Road, Exeter. Registration will be from 8:15 to 8:45 a.m., with tee-off at 9 a.m. The tournament will be followed by a Tex-Mex barbecue, an awards ceremony and a silent auction and raffle. Cost is $125 per person and includes golf cart use, a gift bag and the barbecue. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to register, call (401) 792-2233 or visit www.arlsri.org.

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