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House of Hope Rhode Island will present “Tough Guys and Drama Queens”, Mark Gregston’s 10-week Video Seminar. Sessions will be held on Tuesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30pm beginning April 30th at West Bay Christian Academy, located at 475 School Street in North Kingstown. Registration is $25, which includes the class workbook. For more information call (401) 378-6050 or click on the House of Hope Rhode Island banner at Warv.net, where you may also register online using paypal.
Rehoboth Baptist Church, located at 132 Moulton Street in Rehoboth, will be hosting Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University beginning Monday, May 6. Contact the church at (508) 252-6437 for information on how to register to attend.
May 25-27 – Pawtuxet Memorial Park, located at 100 Harrison Avenue (between Warwick Avenue and Fair Street) in Warwick, will again display the Avenue of Flags during Memorial Day Weekend in honor of our nation’s veterans-both living and deceased. There will be over 300 large 5′ by 9′ American flags on display from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day, weather permitting.
May 25-27 - The Gaspee Days Arts and Crafts Festival will take place in Pawtuxet Park in Warwick from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Admission is FREE. This annual festival hosts 100-150 craft exhibitors, and features a professional food court, free family music and entertainment. All proceeds benefit the Gaspee Days Parade. Call (401) 781-1772, or visit gaspee.com for more information.
May 25 – Greater RI Baptist Temple, located at 671 Greenville Avenue in Johnston, will be sponsoring a Blood Drive with the American Red Cross from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Call the church office at (401) 231-4796 for further information. For more information on donating blood visit redcrossblood.org.
May 25 – “James Chappell III & Friends” will be performing Christian Gospel music at The Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, located at 1221 Main Street in West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm, music begins at 7:00pm. Admission is free, but a free will offering will be taken. There are refreshments available for modest suggested donations as well. For more information about this group go to jc3music.com.
May 26 – Derek Bass, church planter of Christ the King Church in Providence, invites you to Get To Know Christ The King on Sunday night: “Come share a meal with us,and hear about how Jesus Christ is King, and all that we long to see Him do through this new church plant on the Eastside. We’ll meet from 6-8pm at Mt. Hope Community Baptist Church, 734 Hope Street in Providence.” For more information, and to pre-register for this free event, visit thisischristtheking.org.
June 1 – Gospel Tabernacle Outreach Ministries, Inc. will be holding their Annual Car Wash from 9:00am to 3:00pm in the parking lot at 145 Oakland Avenue in Providence. There will be refreshments for sale while you wait. The price for a wash is $5.00 for cars and $7.00 for SUVS. Proceeds to benefit youth for field trips. For more information contact Andrew Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (401) 454-0988.
June 1 – A giant flea market, “Trinkets and Treasures”, will be held – rain or shine – from 6:00am to 1:00pm at the Parish Center of Saints John & Paul Church in Coventry. Admission is free and the flea market will feature new and gently used items with a huge variety from which to choose. The Parish Center is attached to the church, at 341 South Main Street, Coventry. There is ample free, handicapped accessible parking at the church. This is mainly an indoor event, but there will be some additional outdoor vendors, as well as breakfast and lunch items available for purchase.
There are a number of spots available to rent to sell items at this flea market. Vendors and crafters are welcome as well as anyone who would like to sell their own items. Participants only pay the rental fee – the proceeds are theirs to keep. For further information, or to request rental information, please call the church rectory at (401) 821-5764. Rentals will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.
June 1 – “New Life – Wakefield Worship Team” will be performing Christian Contemporary/Worship Music at The Upper Room Christian Coffeehouse, located at 1221 Main Street in West Warwick. Doors open at 6:30pm, music begins at 7:00pm. Admission is free, but a free will offering will be taken. There are refreshments available for modest suggested donations as well.
June 2 – The Northwest Farmers Market is proud to present the opening of their 2nd year on Sunday, June 2nd. The market runs from 11:00am to 2:00pm at Petersen Farm, 451 Putnam Pike, Harmony, RI 02814. The Market will feature locally grown greens, fruits & vegetables, breads & baked goods, eggs, flowers, preserves, live plants, artists and live music. The beautiful Petersen farm has walking trails available. Leashed dogs are welcome. Visit their website at northwestfarmersmarket.org. For more information write to email@example.com.
June 2 – Asbury United Methodist Church of Warwick, located at 143 Ann Mary Brown Drive, will be hosting a concert with Youth choirs and instrumentalists from Tucker United Methodist Church, of Tucker, Georgia. The concert is at 7:00pm and is free. These youth choirs have toured throughout the country and are now doing a New England tour. Please come and enjoy!
June 11 – House Of Hope Rhode Island is offering 8 Weeks Of Counseling Sessions, for Teen Girls only, on dealing with anger issues, beginning Tuesday, June 11th at 7:00pm, and running for 8 Weeks in North Kingstown. Sessions will be conducted by an MST Therapist with an M.A. in Community Counseling from Regent University. To register or gain more information, call Jane Stach at (401) 378-6050 or e-mail Info@HouseofhopeRI.org.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – The Providence Rescue Mission, located at 627 Cranston Street in Providence, is in need of volunteers. Volunteers are needed weekdays 9:00am to 3:00pm and Saturday afternoons for Blessingdales, their clothing store. All positions are available managers, assistant managers, stock clerk, quality control clerk, store associates. Minimum commitment is 2 or 3 hours per month. (several positions will require more hours).
Volunteers are also needed weekdays and Saturdays 9:00am to 5:00pm and weekday evenings for their Volunteer Center. All positions available from data entry to telephone representatives and everything in between. Minimum commitment is 2 or 3 hours per month (several positions will require more hours) Various other volunteer opportunities are available. Minimum commitment is 2 or 3 hours per month (several positions will require more hours).
If you are interested in learning more about these exciting volunteer opportunities or joining the Mission Volunteer Ministry Team; please call Matt at (401) 301-9485 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.