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Philanthropy calendar

Posted 12/27/13

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BAYANIHAN MUSICAL CONCERT FUNDRAISER

Musicians Noel Espíritu Velasco and wife Gigi Mitchell-Velasco will host “Bayanihan: Helping One Another” at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket. The event will feature a combination of choirs from all over New England to raise funds for relief and recovery efforts from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. Cost: donations start at $10. For more information, call (401) 965-4641 or email St.Cecilia@outlook.com.

PENGUIN PLUNGE

Special Olympics Rhode Island will host its 38th Annual Penguin Plunge at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at Roger Wheeler State Beach, 100 Sand Hill Cove Road, Narragansett. One of the original New Year’s Day plunges in Rhode Island, the annual Penguin Plunge will raise money for Special Olympics Rhode Island. Registration begins at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Tracy Garabedian at (401) 349-4900 ext. 321, email tracy@specialolympicsri.org or visit www.specialolympicsri.org.

POVERTY VIGIL

The Rhode Island Interfaith Coalition to Reduce Poverty will host a vigil at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Rhode Island State House Rotunda, 82 Smith St., Providence. During the vigil, supporters will stand by the coalition’s commitment to reduce poverty in the state. For more information, contact Marty Cooper at (401) 421-4111, email mcooper@jewishallianceri or Rev. Donald Anderson at (401) 461-5558 or email riscc@councilofchurchesri.org.

PRESERVATION SOCIETY’S ANNUAL MEETING

The Providence Preservation Society will host its annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Brown University’s Salomon Center for Teaching on The College Green in Providence. The event will feature keynote speaker Jennifer Bradley, a fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings Institution and co-author of “The Metropolitan Revolution.” An exhibit featuring the works of Rhode Island photographer Jesse Burke will also be on display. Free. For more information, call (401) 831-7440 or email info@ppsri.org.

WINTER SPARKLE FUNDRAISER

The Junior League of Rhode Island Inc. will host its second annual “Winter Sparkle” fundraiser from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the Governor Henry Lippitt House Museum, 199 Hope St., Providence. In celebration of its 93rd year, the league will offer food, wine and spirits tastings provided by Rhode Island restaurants and caterers. All proceeds raised will support the mission of The Junior League of Rhode Island, including its current focus on empowering the lives of young adults aging out of the foster care system. Cost: $55 per person (includes unlimited food and drinks); $80 per person for VIP (includes champagne reception at 6 p.m. and early entry to the event). For more information and to buy tickets, call (401) 331-9302 or visit www.jlri.org.

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