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Girls Inc. of Taunton – 2nd Annual Strong Strides 5K Trail Run & Walk and Kids Fun Run!
Come and join Girls Inc. of Taunton on Sunday, June 2 at the DCR Freetown State Forest in Assonet. Enjoy running on a scenic trail then gather for refreshments under the pavilion. The Strong Strides 5K is a fun, healthy way to support girls in our community.
Registration opens at 8 a.m. with the Kid's Fun Run starting at 9:30 a.m. and the Strong Strides 5K starting at 10:00 a.m.
The mission of Girls Incorporated of Taunton is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. All proceeds support Girls Inc. of Taunton programming that includes supporting the development of healthy and physically active lifestyles.
Free t-shirts for the first 50 registrants!
For more details and to register online for the Strong Strides 5K, please visit our website at www.girlsinctaunton.org.
Annual Walk for No-Kill Dog Walk
The Pet Refuge a no-kill, non-profit Animal Shelter located in North KIngstown is holdin their 7th "Annual Walk for No-Kill Dog Walk" on Sunday, June 2, rain or shine at the Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick. Registration beginsat 12 noon at the Carousel. The 1 mile hike begins at 1pm. Registration Fee is $20 the day of the walk, Pre-registration before June 2 is $15. Walkers with out dogs are also welcome!
Registered walkers will receive lunch and refreshments at the end of the walk. There will be contests and raffles with great items.
Please join them to help the Pet Refuge continue their important work!
For more information or to print out a sponsor registration form go to www.petrefuge.net or stop by the Pet Refuge, 500 Stony Lane, North Kingstown, RI. Tel. 401-294-1115
Brittany's Motorcycle Ride & Family Day
There will be a fundraiser in memory of Brittany Freitas on Sunday, June 5th from 1pm-5pm at the Portugese-American Civic Club (P.A.C.C), 175 School Street in Taunton, MA. Funds raised will help other children and raise awareness & research for Juvenile Huntington's Disease. Motorcycle registration is from 9:30am-11:30am, and the ride leaves at Noon. The event will include a local band, The Freeze Pops, as well as food, raffles, and children activities. Tickets are $15 per person in advance, and $20 the day of the event. Children 12 and under are $10 (includes buffet and children's activities). For more information, please contact Jamie Perry at 508-828-6399 or Diane Kleinberger at 508-673-5331.
The Saint Teresa Yard Sale
The Saint Theresa Yard Sale will take place Friday, June 7th 5pm-8pm. Saturday, June 8th from 8am-5pm. and Sunday, June 9th from 9am to 1pm on the church grounds, 256 Stafford Road, Tiverton, RI. The kitchen will be open Saturday and Sunday days.
Plenty of items for everyone, such as books, small appliances, toys, household goods, jewelry, records, DVD's, holiday decorations, and more!
For more information please visit www.sstandctiverton.org
A Ride For Tomorrow
In Memory of Mariah Burda
Mariah was a 14 year old girl diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma in May, 2006. After many treatments, she lost her battle with cancer in March, 2007. The reason for this fundraiser is to give back to those who have helped her . . . . The Tomorrow Fund
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2012 (rain or shine)
Motorcycle Registration: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (must have helmets)
Place: Kevin Hurley Middle School, 650 Newman Avenue (Route 152), Seekonk, MA 02771
Donations: $15.00 per person until June 1st, after that $20.00 per person
The ride will end at The Whiskey Republic, 515 South Water Street, Providence, RI 02903
All proceeds to benefit The Tomorrow Fund at Hasbro Children’s Hospital
After the ride, food, raffles, and music.
For more information, please visit the website (aridefortomorrow.com) or our Facebook Page
For Tickets, contact:
Jean Burda 508-726-5139
Tom Burda 508-726-1187
Steve Azar LIVE in Concert to Benefit the Blackstone Valley Boys & Girls Club
The Blackstone Valley Boys and Girls Club is celebrating their 20th anniversary by hosting a summer concert fundraiser on Saturday, July 6, 2013. The day will consist of two events – both on Club grounds at 115 Canal Street, Blackstone, MA.
Event One is a summer concert featuring country music singer Steve Azar and Friends. Any age can attend this concert. Please note - this is a family friendly event and no alcohol will be allowed... This event will begin at 2pm to 5pm. Gates will open at 1:30pm. Adult tickets are $25 and children 12 & under are $10.
Event Two is an After Hours 21+ Meet and Greet on the night of July 6th from 6pm to 10pm. Tickets for this event are $100 per person and includes the opportunity to socialize with Steve Azar and Friends, enjoy a full clambake dinner menu, cmplimentary beer & wine, silent auction and access to Event One.
Tickets for both events are on sale now at the Club office, 115 Canal Street, Blackstone, MA or online at www.bvbgc.com.
Portsmouth's 375th Anniversary Pow-wow & Celebration
Portsmouth's 375th Anniversary Pow-wow & Celebration will be hosted by the Aquidneck Indian Council on Saturday, July 27 & Sunday, July 28 from 10am - 5pm at Glen Park Recreational Area on Glen Road (off East Main Rd, Rte 138) in Portsmouth, RI. The Grand Entry is at noon both days. There will be drumming/dancing, refreshments & more! Drums: the Soaring Eagle Singers, Eagle Sings, Eastern Medicine & invited drums. There will also be many Native & not-so-Native items for sale.
Open to the public. **Free Admission. Good family fun.
**This is an alcohol & drug free event**.
For info, please contact the Council Secretary: 401-683-4589 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Working Waterfront Festival
Working Waterfront Festival, New Bedford, MA (September 28-29, 2013). An award winning, family friendly event celebrating the history and culture of New England's commercial fishing industry featuring live music, children’s activities, cooking demonstrations, vessel and harbor tours, fisherman’s contests, author readings, film screenings, local seafood, festival bookstore, maritime artisans marketplace & more. The FREE festival presents all that goes into bringing seafood from the ocean to the table in a way that is hands-on, educational and fun. www.workingwaterfrontfestival.org
The 2013 Festival marks the ten year anniversary of the event and provides us with an opportunity to consider how commercial fishing and coastal communities have changed over the past ten years and what lies ahead. Festival programming will offer a retrospective look at the themes explored over the past decade: Sustainability; Safety at Sea; the Future of the Industry; Women in the Industry; Preservation of Ports; Fishermen & Farmers; the Cultural Mosaic of New England’s Working Ports; Tradition & Innovation; and Narrative Tradition.