Going South by Southwest

South by Southwest (SXSW) by Austin It’s an annual event so famous that it’s known by an acronym – SXSW. South by Southwest started in Austin, Texas, in 1987 as a music festival, drawing about 700 people. Today, it takes place over 10 days, attracts thousands and is four festivals in one: music, film, comedy […]

Welcome Spring at Wingate Blackstone

April Events at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard  Tai Chi at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard   Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard will host Tai Chi sessions for seniors every Tuesday at 10 a.m. in April. Dates include April 4, 11, 18 and 25. Seniors are welcome to attend and learn more about this ancient […]

January events at Wingate Residences on the East Side

The Singing Trooper to perform at Wingate Residences on the East Side PROVIDENCE—Wingate Residences on the East Side will welcome Sergeant Dan Cla rk, “The Singing Trooper,” for a performance on Monday, Jan. 9 at 2 p.m. Clark, a former member of the Massachusetts state police, has performed in uniform at more than 2,500 events […]

September Events at Wingate Residences East Side

Tai Chi classes at Wingate Residences on the East Side (Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27) PROVIDENCE—Wingate Residences on the East Side will host tai chi classes for seniors at 11 a.m. on Tuesdays in September. Dates include Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27. These classes will be led by Eastern fitness instructor Bob McManus, who […]

Indulge in the Newport Secret Garden Tour September 9th-11th

Secret Garden Tour September Tour Dates The Benefactors of the Arts are pleased to announce that they had record breaking attendance at this year’s June Secret Garden Tours which took place June 17th-19th.  A huge thank you to all the wonderful gardeners who generously opened their gorgeous gardens to the public as well as the […]

Free Diabetes Education Classes

Healthcentric Advisors, the New England Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (NE QIN-QIO), in collaboration with the Rhode Island Department of Health, is offering free diabetes self-management classes. These classes are conducted in an interactive workshop format, and are 2 ½ hours in length once each week for 6 consecutive weeks. Subjects covered include: techniques to […]

Assist with Patient Services at Award-Winning Free Clinic

  Rhode Island Free Clinic (RIFC) seeks senior volunteers with basic computer skills to help in patient services. No medical experience is required. Work with top medical and academic volunteers at our award-winning free clinic in Providence, Rhode Island, to ensure health care for low-income, uninsured adults. Positions include: Check-In Trained volunteers will greet patients […]

Monthly calendar for January

East Providence Senior Center 610 Waterman Ave. (401) 435-7800 Feb. 8 — Income tax return preparation assistance; 9 a.m. Feb. 8 — Caregivers support group; 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9 — Oral health screenings; register at health office; 9:30 a.m.-noon. Feb. 10 — Blood pressure checks; 10:30 a.m. Feb. 16 — Learn about the importance of […]

December calendar of events

Cranston Senior Enrichment Center 1070 Cranston St. (401) 780-6000 Dec. 2 — Diabetes support group; 10 a.m. Dec. 4 — Parkinson’s disease support group; 9:30 a.m. Dec. 4 — Insight support group; 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 — Hanukkah luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; $3 suggested donation; call (401) 780-6204 to make a reservation. Dec. 8 — Housing […]

November’s calendar of events

Cranston Senior Enrichment Center 1070 Cranston St. (401) 780- 6000 Nov. 4 – Diabetes support group; 10 a.m. Nov. 6 – Parkinson’s disease support group; 9:30 a.m. Nov. 6 – Insight; 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10 — Options of Senior Living; 10 a.m. Nov. 10 — Veterans celebration luncheon; 11:30 a.m.; $3 suggested donation; call (401) […]