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Philanthropy Calendar, May 10, 2019

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ATTENDEES SAMPLE desserts during the 2018 Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England Cookies & Cocktails event at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick in Warwick. This year's event will be held on March 7 at the Crowne Plaza Providence-Warwick. / COURTESY GIRL SCOUTS OF SOUTHEASTERN NEW ENGLAND

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 22, 2019

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ORANGETHEORY FITNESS in Cranston has teamed up with Comprehensive Community Action Program for the inaugural "Burning to Keep Others Warm" blanket and clothing drive. Clothing items can be dropped off at the fitness facility at 4 Chapel View Blvd. in Cranston from now until Feb. 17. / PBN PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 15, 2019

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ATTENDEES DANCE during last year's Busy Buddies Foundation's Roaring '20s gala. This year's event will take place on Feb. 9 at Laurel Lane Country Club in South Kingstown. / COURTESY BUSY BUDDIES FOUNDATION

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 8, 2019

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ATTENDEES MAKE THEIR bids on sports memorabilia during the Ocean State Waves' Black Tie & Blue Jeans fundraiser in 2016. This year's fundraiser will take place on Feb. 15 at The Towers in Narragansett. / COURTESY OCEAN STATE WAVES

Philanthropy Calendar, Feb. 1, 2019

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THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE, which had been on display at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence, is going to auction in New York City. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Rosa Parks House to be auctioned in NYC

PROVIDENCE – The Rosa Parks House that was on display at WaterFire Arts Center will go up for auction in July, Stages of Freedom...
THE RHODE ISLAND Council for the Humanities announced 14 arts, culture and education groups from across the state would share in $136,429 in new grants. Each grant ranges in size from $5,000 to $12,000. / COURTESY RICH

Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announces $136K in grants

PROVIDENCE - Fourteen local organizations will share $136,429 in new Rhode Island Council for the Humanities grants, ranging in size from $12,000 to $5,000,...
THE BROWN FACULTY CLUB building, at 1 Magee St. in Providence, is the most notable building on the street. City Councilman Sam Zurier has introduced a resolution to rename the street Bannister Street. / COURTESY ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY CLUBS

Zurier introduces resolution to rename Magee Street as Bannister Street

PROVIDENCE – A Providence City Councilman has introduced a resolution that would rename Magee Street in College Hill, named for a former slave trader....
THE ROSA PARKS HOUSE was moved to Berlin from Detroit, but will be coming to Providence early next year as an installation. / COURTESY FABIA MENDOZA

Providence to host temporary exhibit of Rosa Parks’ house

PROVIDENCE - We are hearing the word "sanctuary" a lot lately in connection with American places. Early next year, Providence will host and showcase...
NO LONGER HIDDEN: Ray Rickman, right, executive director, and Robb Dimmick, program director, opened the Stages of Freedom museum to educate the community about the experience of blacks in Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Black history in R.I. remembered

Stages of Freedom has opened a retail location that will include seminars and exhibits on the experience of blacks in Rhode Island.The Providence-based museum,...
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