Philanthropy Calendar, April 6, 2018

CASEY SEYMOUR KIM, of the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, performs during
CASEY SEYMOUR KIM, of the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, performs during "The Musical." The Gamm Theatre will host its annual Gamm Gala 33 fundraiser on April 9 at the Pawtucket Armory in Pawtucket. / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

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Branching out

San Miguel School will hold its 13th annual Gala and Miguel Medal Ceremony on Friday, April 6, 5:30-9 p.m., at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. The event will feature the Miguel Medal ceremony, student performances, a student art gallery, silent and live auctions, Fund-A-Need opportunities, a raw bar and pasta station, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets cost $100 and proceeds will benefit the Student Scholarship Program. For more information, call (401) 467-9777 or visit

Dinner first-class

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The Steamship Historical Society of America will hold its third annual Ocean Liner Dinner on Saturday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at the Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. The theme of the evening will be the French Line and one of its well-known ships, the Normandie. The dinner will include French cuisine, an open bar, and silent and live auctions. Tickets cost $150 per person or $250 per couple. Funds raised will benefit the society’s mission to further expand its offerings at the Ship History Center in Warwick. For more information and to reserve a spot, call (401) 463-3570 or email

Win cash and help children

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick will hold its annual dinner, “The Great Futures Gala,” on Saturday, April 7, at 6 p.m. at Warwick Country Club, 410 Narragansett Bay Ave., Warwick. The event will include a dinner, silent and live auctions, and a $10,000 raffle starting at 7 p.m. The event will also recognize Hasbro Inc. with the organization’s Community Hero Award and former Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick Executive Director Flo St. Jean with the Hall of Fame Award. Tickets cost $200 for two individuals, which includes one raffle ticket valued at $100. Only 400 raffle tickets are available, and tickets and reservations can be purchased by either sending a check or visiting in person to the club’s administrative office at 42 Frederick St. in Warwick. Reservations can also be made by visiting

‘REVEL’ in the fun

TEN31 Productions and REVEL Factory will host “REVELFEST” on Saturday, April 7, from 7-10 p.m. at REVEL Factory, 249 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. The event will be a multimedia festival celebrating the state’s arts, music and fashion cultures. All proceeds will benefit the factory’s community programs, including the Jacqueline M. Walsh School for the Performing & Visual Arts’ event-planning class and The Mirror Collective. Tickets cost $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

World of pure imagination

The Alzheimer’s Association’s Rhode Island chapter will hold a Pure Imagination Auction event, benefiting those currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, on Saturday, April 7, from 7-10:30 p.m. at Skyline at Waterplace, 1 Finance Way, Providence. The event will have a Willy Wonka theme to commemorate actor Gene Wilder, who died from complications of Alzheimer’s in 2016. The event will feature dinner and dancing, a dessert bar and an auction. Along with being encouraged to wear purple, attendees will also have a chance to enter a raffle to potentially win the “golden ticket.” An online auction for a chance to win a trip to an exotic location will be open to the public. Tickets cost $100 or $850 for a table of 10. Sponsorships are also offered. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

A night of creativity

DESIGNxRI will host its inaugural Designer’s Ball on Saturday, April 7, from 7 p.m. to midnight at the WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley St., Providence. The event will include a ballet performance from Festival Ballet Providence School, live music, food, drinks and cocktails. The event’s theme will be centered around the Bauhaus era. Attendees are encouraged – not required – to dress in costume. Tickets range from $25 to $100 and all proceeds will support DESIGNxRI’s work. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Taking a stroll

The 16th annual Tomorrow Fund Stroll, benefiting the nonprofit, which offers financial and emotional support to children battling cancer and their families, will be held Sunday, April 8, at 10 a.m., starting from the gazebo at Garden City Center, 100 Midway Road, Cranston. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. Preregistered participants will receive a T-shirt and be entered for a drawing for a 50-inch Samsung LED television. The event will also feature entertainment, refreshments and trophies awarded. Cost to participate is $20 per person. For more information, call (401) 444-8811 or visit

Gamm’s Gala

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre will host its annual fundraiser to support the theater’s productions and educational programs, Gamm Gala 33, on Monday, April 9, at 6 p.m. at the Pawtucket Armory, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. The event, which celebrates the theater’s 15 years at the armory, will honor Leon C. Boghossian III with the David Wax Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Arts. An open bar, hors d’oeuvres and dinner will also be part of the event. There will also be a silent auction, which starts online March 16 at and concludes at the event. Tickets cost $175 and seating is limited. For more information, contact Director of Development Kate Anderson either at (401) 723-4266, ext. 131, or

Celebrating heroes

The YMCA of Greater Providence will hold its annual “Celebrating Y Heroes” luncheon on Thursday, April 12 from noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence. Local individuals will be recognized for their impacts on the community. The event will raise funds to provide camperships to children and their families who are unable to afford the cost to send their children to camp. Tickets cost $125 and a portion of each ticket is tax deductible. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

We got Bingo!

The Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island will hold a bingo night, benefiting the association, on Friday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at Vasco Da Gama Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., Newport. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the event will include food and prizes. For more information, contact Robyn Chapman either at (401) 228-3319 or