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 […]

Exciting happenings at Wingate Residences in August

August events at Wingate Residences on Blackstone Boulevard Connected Living Discussion Groups at Wingate (August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) PROVIDENCE—Wingate Residences at Blackstone will host multimedia discussion groups with Connected Living on Mondays in August at 2 p.m. Topics include: Golden Age of Radio, Aug. 1 – Radio programming hit its peak during the […]

TONY® “TRIPLE CROWN” WINNER FOR BEST MUSICAL, BEST SCORE AND BEST BOOK AT OCEAN STATE THEATRE BEGINNING AUGUST 3

WARWICK, RI – Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) is thrilled to be concluding their summer season with the hysterical and touching Tony® Award-winning musical, Avenue Q, which opens on August 3. Who are the people in your neighborhood? Well we can assure you they aren’t the residents of Avenue Q. The laugh-out-loud musical tells the […]

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 […]

Do what you like June 20 to benefit Alzheimer’s victims

The Longest Day is a signature event for the Alzheimer’s Association. Held on the summer solstice, June 20, teams across the globe honor those facing Alzheimer’s disease with strength, heart and endurance. From sunrise to sunset, teams participate by putting their passion to good work — doing what they love, trying something new or selecting […]

Concert will celebrate music of John Denver

  During the 1970s, John Denver was the most popular entertainer in the world. He sold more albums for RCA than any other artist in their history. But to say he was an icon would be to sell him short, according to Jordan Harris, marketing director of the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre in Woonsocket. […]

Priest’s “homily” will lift the spirits of theater patrons 

For a hilarious take on Catholicism, check out what the Rev. Patrick Aloysius Misgivings has to say at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) in Warwick on June 18. The good father, aka Dave Kane, will deliver his divine presentation of stories and one-liners about growing up Catholic in a benefit presentation of “Misgivings,” starting […]

Exhibit focuses on changing landscape

“Seasons,” a solo exhibition by Rhode Island painter and sculptor Gage Prentiss, will be on display at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket, until May 14. The exhibit features more than 20 oil paintings, many of which are being exhibited for the first time. Each piece showcases the influence of […]

Community Players staging heavenly musical 

Those zany nuns are back in The Community Players’ “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.” In the raucous musical, it is six weeks after the nuns’ initial benefit performance, and the same five Little Sisters of Hoboken are back on stage at Mount Saint Helen’s School, ready to perform a thank you program for their supporters. […]

Spectacular gathering on tap

State Rep. Elizabeth Poirier, R-North Attleboro, will host her 4th Annual Senior Spectacular on April 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Attleboro Middle School, 564 Landry Ave. Vendors will showcase their products and services, distribute information, answer questions and share resources. Also, workshops relating to health benefits and estate planning will be […]