Community Events

Walk the Walk, Stepping in the Right Direction for Autism

Please join us on April 27th from 1pm to 4pm for a two-mile walk around the track at Somerset Berkley Regional High School to promote awareness and acceptance of Autism.

All proceeds will go directly back to students at Somerset’s elementary schools and students at SMS and SBRHS. In 2018, more than 30 classrooms received materials and supplies from Walk the Walk funds benefitting hundreds of students across both districts!

Click here to register! Registrations will also be accepted on the day of the walk beginning at 12pm (cash or check accepted). T-Shirts guaranteed to all entrants registered online by April 17th!

Registration Fees: $20 (shirt included), $10 (12 and under, shirt included), FREE for kids 2 years old and younger!

Are you interested in volunteering at the walk or becoming a sponsor? Please email walkthewalk@somersetschools.org if interested!

Children's Hour at Tomaquag Museum

Children’s Hour at Tomaquag Museum is held every Wednesday morning from 10:00-11:00am running May 1st through August 28th.  This FREE public workshop for children of all ages features a different interactive lesson every week. This year, with special funding through a USDA Rural Business Development Grant, Children’s Hour will focus each week on traditional uses of Indigenous plants. Through music, dance, storytelling, crafts and Narragansett language, museum educators we will engage with the natural world around us and build an appreciation for the plants that grow in our backyard, providing us with food, medicine, and technology. This program is completely free of charge thanks to funding from USDA and Rhode Island State Council for the Arts (RISCA)! For more information, contact us at 401-491-9063 or email slarose@tomaquagmuseum.org

Our facility’s accessibility is consistent with ADA and Rhode Island law. We want to ensure that everyone who visits the museum has full access to the museum and all of our offerings regardless of mobility, vision, hearing, sensory, or learning variances. We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions or requests to make your visit as engaging as possible. 

For specific details of each weekly event please see: https://www.tomaquagmuseum.org/childrens-hour

 

May Breakfast with Project Spay, Inc.

Join Project Spay, Inc. for their May Breakfast on Saturday, May 4th from 8am-11am!

Help them help our rescues. Together, we can make a difference! Enjoy made to order omelets prepared by Chefs Chico Charbonneau and Matt Geisler. Enter the raffle and bring 1 unopened can of cat food to receive 1 FREE raffle ticket!

Get tickets by April 27th on BrownPaperTickets.com or call 508-930-7692 or 401-419-7938. Email ProjectSpayRescue@gmail.com with any questions!

American Legion Post 303

73 Ocean Grove Ave., Swansea, MA

Adults: $10 donation

Children 12 and under: $5 donation

 

Holly’s Spirit Run

Mark your calendars for the 10thannual Holly’s Spirit Run, a 5K run through the streets of Coventry on Saturday, May 11th, 2019.  Registration begins at 7:00AM, the race begins at 9:00AM (8:30AM start for Wheelchairs) Coventry High School at 40 Reservoir Road, Coventry, RI.

T-Shirts are given to the first 300 pre-entrants.

Awards will be given to overall finishers (male & female) as well as the top 3 finishers in each age group:  14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+, Wheelchair, Athena (female 150lbs+) & Clydesdale (male 200lbs+).

 

Registration is available here or by calling 401-392-3596.  Pre-race day entrance fees are $20/per person (before May 10, 2019), $25 day of race.  Kids fun run fee is $5.00.

The proceeds from this event will benefit the Lance Cpl. Holly Charette Foundation.   Holly was a sweet, kind and spirited soul.   She joined the marines after 9/11 because she wanted to do something for her country.   Holly was 21 years old, defending our country in Fallujah when her convoy was struck by a suicide bomber on June 23, 2005.   Holly was the first female Marine to lose her life during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The foundation was started in 2006 to remember and honor Holly’s name and to help select students from the two high schools that she attended (Cranston High School East and Coventry High School) with books, supplies and anything else needed to get through their school year.

40th Annual Wareham High School DECA

Join Wareham High School for their 40th Annual Dinner and Auction Event on Sunday, May 19th! This fundraiser helps defray the cost for the kids to go to local, state, and national competitions.

$5 donation pre-sale

$7 at the door

Sunday, May 19th

WHS Cafeteria

5pm-10pm

Project Spay Clam Boil

Join Project Spay, Inc. on Sunday, August 4th from 1pm-6pm for their Clam Boil Fundraiser at Francis Farm- Miller Hall, 27 Francis Farm Rd., Rehoboth, MA!

There will will be live entertainment and great raffles. Bring one can of unopened cat food and receive 1 FREE raffle ticket!

Donations:

Clam Boil: $35

Chicken: $18

Children: $8

Order your tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com or call 508-930-7692 or 401-419-7938!

Tickets must be purchase by July 21st!