Community Events

Police Home Run Derby

Join Rhode Island Police Departments for their Home Run Derby on Wednesday, June 23rd from 11am-3pm!

There will be activities for the entire family, like a bounce house, Dunk-A-Cop, face painting, and so much more!

Tickets are $5 and all of the proceeds will benefit the Maddie Potts Foundation

Located at Broad Rock Fields, 349 Broad Rock Rd., South Kingstown, RI 02879

Participating Departments: Westerly, Richmond, Charlestown, North Kingstown, Narragansett, Hopkinton, and URI

SNETPA Tomorrow Fund Benefit Pull

Southern New England Truck Pullers will be hosting their 2nd Annual benefit pull for The Tomorrow Fund which helps children with cancer and their families! Another year has come and with the great success of last years pull we will be hosting another one! This year we will be having a full truck pull schedule. And this year we are including a class that will be open to all! We also have the New England Garden Tractor pullers coming back! There will be food trucks this year and we will be having a basket raffle. Please spread the word and come out for a fun filled day and help raise some money for a great charity!

If you would like to privately donate and donate a basket to our raffle, please contact Marrae Browning at (401)-298-0520.

All proceeds from this event go to the Tomorrow Fund!

Pawtucket Country Club Annual Golf Tournament

Join the Pawtucket Country Club for their Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, June 28th, located at 900 Armistice Blvd., Pawtucket, RI!

Registration-12pm

Shotgun Start- 1pm

Sponsorship Options available! Please visit www.rinimc.org for more details! (Deadline is June 8th)

Raffle Prize Donations of Gift Certificates or Merchandise are Welcome!

Buzzards Bay Swim

Discover the beauty and spirit of Buzzards Bay at the 25th anniversary Buzzards Bay Swim in Fairhaven, Massachusetts on Saturday, June 30!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: www.savebuzzardsbay.org/swim

Just 50 miles south of Boston, this one-of-a-kind scenic swim passes by the iconic Butler Flats Lighthouse and the New Bedford Hurricane Barrier, the largest stone structure on the East Coast. Assisted by the U.S. Coast Guard and local safety patrol, athletes navigate 1.2 miles across the channel to a thrilling finish and beach party featuring a live steel drum band, pancakes cooked to order, gourmet coffee, free massages, local craft beer, and more!

Free shuttle provides transportation to start line. Swim solo or with a team – all are eligible for awards and prizes. Open to ages 11 and up. Chip timed, qualifications apply. Novice swimmers welcome and encouraged to use a kayak escort and/or swim aids including fins and wetsuits.

The Buzzards Bay Swim is a fundraiser for clean water. $25 registration fee and $150 in (pay-or-raise) fundraising minimum per swimmer. Youth teams raise $200 per every four swimmers.

Seeing is believing — come try out this awesome and energetic community event!

Summer Cruisin' for Christmas for Toys 4 Tots!

Please help Frito Lay and Toys 4 Tots during their “Summer Time Cruisin’ for Christmas” event on Saturday, June 30th!

Help us make Christmas magic and bring a new, unwrapped toy for a child of any age! Take a picture with Santa and Chester, take a chance on some raffles, and enjoy some cool ice cream! The first one-hundred cars will receive a Dash Plaque! Hope to see you there.

The Star Drive-In, 205 Myricks St., East Taunton

12pm-5pm

Hope & Jackson Antique Fire Apparatus Show

The Hope & Jackson Fire Company will be hosting an Antique Fire Apparatus Show at our 3rd of July Family Day Event from 5pm-8pm! There will be many prizes given out and fun for the entire family!

The event takes place at 117 Main Street, Hope, RI 02831. Anyone interested in displaying your Antique Fire Apparatus, please contact Anthony Colella to RSVP by Sunday, June 27th. Contact by phone at 401-828-6460 or by email at acolells15@yahoo.com. Thank you and hope to see you on the 3rd!

Canaan Smith and Diamond Rio at the Brooklyn Fair

The Brooklyn Fair will host country music artists Canaan Smith and Diamond Rio on August 24th and August 25th!

 

Canaan Smith, known for his hit song “Love You Like That” and party anthem “Hole in the Bottle”, will preform on the main stage on August 24th at 8pm. 

 

Diamond Rio will take the stage on Saturday, August 25th at 8pm. With almost 30 years together, three platinum albums, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM) and a Grammy, it is sure to be an “Unbelievable” show. 

 

On Thursday, August 23rd, Souls on Fire will perform at 8pm and Sunday, August 26th, The Great Garage Band Reunion will be on the Main Stage from 11am-2pm. Additional local acts will be performing on our secondary stage throughout the Fair. A complete list is available on our website. 

 

All shows are included with admission. Seating is general admission–come early to get a seat. The Brooklyn Fair runs August 23rd to August 26th. Admission is $10 for adults, kids 12 & under get in for FREE. Discounted admission for seniors and military with ID. For more information, visit brooklynfair.org

 

Pet Refuge Annual Holiday Bazaar

The Pet Refuge, located in North Kingston, RI is holding its Annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 25th from 9-3pm at the Cold Spring Community Center. 

There will be lots of holiday items, gift items, a Silent Auction, and more! Lunch and refreshments will be served. 

Go support the non-profit, no-kill shelther! Donations are greatly appreciated! 

For more information, please call: (401)-294-1115

 

Project Sweet Peas

Project Sweet Peas is a non-profit organization run completely by volunteers, who through personal experience have become passionate about providing comfort to families with a child in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and to those who have experienced a pregnancy and infant loss. Their programs and services include: NICU Care Packages, Bereavement Memory Boxes, Emergency Financial Assistance, Peer Support, NICU Family Events & Meals, Holiday Care Packages, Bereavement Support , and NICU Awareness Month & Education Initiatives. They support Boston area hospitals, like Beth Israel, Brigham and Women’s, Mass General, among many other hospitals in the New England area.​

For more information: WWW.PROJECTSWEETPEAS.COM