Philanthropy calendar

Posted 7/19/13

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Friends of Friends of Rhode Island Court Appointed Special Advocates will host a clam bake at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4 at the Community Boating Center, 109 India St., Providence. All proceeds benefit neglected and abused children throughout Rhode Island. The event will feature food, drinks, music and free boat rides on the Narragansett Bay. Menu includes; lobster, BBQ chicken, clam cakes, chowder, corn on the cob, potato salad, and corn bread. Ocean Fresh Seafood Market of Seekonk, Mass. will supply fresh Main Lobsters and B & M Catering from Pawtucket RI will also be providing food. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (401) 481-4111 or visit


The East Providence Elks Riders Lodge #2337will host its 21st annual “Motorcycle Mystery Ride” at noon on Sunday, Aug. 4 at East Warren Rod & Gun Club (Pavilion), 24 Long Lane, Warren. The event will feature a buffet, music, mileage pool, 50/50 raffle, and door prizes. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Ride will be fully police escorted and ends at Scampi Seafood Restaurant, 657 Park Ave., Portsmouth. Rain date: August 11. Helmets will be needed. Cost: donations $25 drivers; $20 passengers. All proceeds go directly to The imPOSSIBLE DREAM. For more information, call Tony Santos at (774) 991-1742 or visit


The Friends of the Bristol Animal Shelter will host its third annual 50 States Tour with Patrick Lomantini from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5 at New Leaf Hair Studio, 18 State St., Bristol. Lomantini will be cutting hair for a minimum $20 donation to benefit the Bristol Animal Shelter. For more information and to make an appointment, call (401) 254-9333 or visit


The Alzheimer's Association will host "Blues on the Beach" from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Atlantic Beach Club, 55 Purgatory Road, Middletown. Guests can enjoy live music from Roomful of Blues and a sunset barbecue. Cost: $40 advance; $45 at the door. Proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer's Association. For more information and to purchase tickets, call Bella Garcia at (800) 272-3900, email or visit


The Providence Fullcourt Boardroom will host the “Heal and Hope Golf Classic” on Friday, Aug. 9 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Agawam Hunt Country Club, 15 Roger Williams Ave., Rumford. The event will feature a continental breakfast, BBQ lunch, cash bar and awards ceremony with raffle, auction and contests. Local sports legends are expected to participate including; Abdul Adullah, Ernie DiGregorio, Ruben Garces and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit St. Mary’s Home for Children. Cost: $150 per person. For more information and to register, call (401) 353-3900 x262 or visit


The 2013 Newport Antiques Show will host its annual show at St. George's School, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown from July 26 through 28. The event will feature more than 40 of the country’s top dealers with an assortment of items for sale including; paintings, furniture, folk art, jewelry, and fine and decorative arts. The show will benefit the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. Cost: $15 per person for one day admission; $20 for three day unlimited admission. A gala preview party will be held on Thursday, July 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, call (401) 846-0813 or visit

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