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Benefiting local veterans
Operation Stand Down will hold its annual Steak Fry benefiting local veterans in need on Saturday, March 24, from 1-6 p.m. at the Smithfield Elks Lodge, 326 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. The dinner event will include music, raffles and a silent auction throughout the night. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased by visiting osdri.org, or calling either (401) 383-4730 or (401) 261-9468.
Wanting change in health care
Healthcare Revolt, in collaboration with the George Wiley Center, will hold its inaugural fundraiser, titled “Wine with Dr. Fine,” on Saturday, March 24, from 6-10 p.m. at SEEN Gallery, 38 East Ave., Pawtucket. The event will include a short address from Dr. Michael Fine, former director of the state Department of Health, stating the need for change and plans for Rhode Island’s health care system. A silent auction and live music will also be part of the event. Tickets cost $25 for general admission and $15 for students. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit winewithdrfine.brownpapertickets.com.
Volunteering and some tea
The Newport Art Museum will host a volunteer appreciation tea and new volunteer open house on Monday, March 26, at 1 p.m. in the John N.A. Griswold House, 76 Bellevue Ave., Newport. The museum is currently seeking museum shop salespeople, event greeters, gallery guides, administrative helpers, volunteers for the Wet Paint and Winter Speaker series, poster hanging and museum catalog distribution help. Those interested in attending the tea and open house are asked to reserve their spots by emailing Cristin Searles at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women helping women
Crossroads Rhode Island will hold its annual “Women Helping Women” event on Wednesday, April 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Providence Biltmore Hotel, 11 Dorrance St., Providence. The event will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a brief speaking program and a chance to network with over 300 prominent women in the community. Tickets cost $100. Proceeds will benefit the Women’s Shelter and other programs for women at Crossroads. For more information, call (401) 277-4330 or visit crossroads.org.
Connecting Lives with Art
Art Connection Rhode Island will hold its seventh annual “Connecting Lives with Art” fundraiser on Wednesday, April 4, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. The event will celebrate achievements in Rhode Island art, and feature storyteller Len Cabral and Alison Bologna, founder and director of Shri Yoga and WJAR-TV NBC 10 news anchor, respectively. Music entertainment, a cash bar, food, a silent auction and art sale will also be part of the festivities. Tickets cost $40 in advance and $45 at the door. To pay by check, mail payments to Art Connection-RI, 36 Park Place, No. 2, Pawtucket, R.I. 02860. To reserve tickets, visit artconnectionri.org/upcoming-events.
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 smsgala2018.eventbrite.com.
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 email@example.com.
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 wbgclubs.org.
‘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 revelfest.com.
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 alz.org/RI.
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 designxri.com/designersball.
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 bidpal.net/gammgala 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.