Mike Centioli

3/31  Harlem Globetrotters

Why: In the mood for some basketball, minus the March Madness drama? Head to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center to see your favorite basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, face the newly revamped Washington Generals team — and the players won’t be dunking doughnuts! See a dazzling display of basketball wizardry (jumps, tricks, you name it) with a dash of comedy for an event that will be a slam dunk for the whole family.
Where: Dunkin’ Donuts Center, 1 LaSalle Sq., Providence.
More info: Call 331-0700 or visit

Cookies & Cocktails @ Crowne Plaza Providence - Warwick
Mar 8 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cookies & Cocktails @ Crowne Plaza Providence - Warwick | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

Please join Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England on Thursday, March 8, 2018 for a very special evening of Cookies & Cocktails! Local chefs will be creating delicious desserts using everyone’s favorite treat—Girl Scout Cookies! We have partnered with some of your favorite groups to showcase our cookies “out of the box”:

• Aquilante’s Bistro & Tavern
• Ellie’s Bakery
• Johnny Granata’s Restaurant & Bar
• KNEAD Doughnuts
• Newport Restaurant Group

Attendees will enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres, tasty Girl Scout Cookie creations, and the opportunity to bid on silent auction items. Tickets to this 21+ event are $60 per person. The evening will be emceed by the one and only Mario Hilario of WJAR—a treat in itself!

This is an event you don’t want to miss; we can’t wait to celebrate with you!

8th Annual Plunge for Preemies @ Warwick Country Club
Mar 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
8th Annual Plunge for Preemies @ Warwick Country Club | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

On March 10, 2018, Project Sweet Peas is hosting our 8th Annual Polar Plunge, “Plunge for Preemies” at the Warwick Country Club. Festivities include a (frigid!) polar plunge, post plunge party with food, entertainment, raffles, silent auction, and more! During this unique event, former NICU families, health professionals, and other members of the community rally together to support our mission and our families.

Your support to Project Sweet Peas, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization (EIN # 27-3679594), provides hope to families of fragile infants and those who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss.

Register online. $25 children / $50 adults

Horse Play’s Annual Pasta Dinner @ Horse Play Rescue and Sanctuary
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Horse Play's Annual Pasta Dinner @ Horse Play Rescue and Sanctuary | North Kingstown | Rhode Island | United States

Hearts for Horses- Pasta Dinner at (North Kingstown Community Center) – $10 Adults, $6 Children under 12. Tickets available at the door, or RSVP to Horse Play (401)294-3565. Music, Raffles and Silent Auction. 100% of the money raised goes to the horses.

St. Patrick’s Festivities at Ciro’s Tavern @ Ciro's Tavern
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm
St. Patrick’s Festivities at Ciro’s Tavern @ Ciro's Tavern | Woonsocket | Rhode Island | United States

Join the Museum of Work & Culture Thursday, March 15, at 6pm as it celebrates St. Patrick’s festivities with an evening of Irish music, dance, history, and a traditional feast at Ciro’s Tavern on Cherry.

Music will feature great Irish sing-alongs and ballads with performances from Irish native Kieran Keating, Fr. Michael Woolley, Stephanie Mahon and friends, along with dancers from the award-winning Tir na Nog school of Irish dance.

The evening will also include a trivia game featuring questions about the history of the local Irish community.

The menu will include soda bread, potato soup, Irish shepherd’s pie, a corned beef carving station, boiled cabbage, carrots, potatoes, a festive green cocktail, and dessert upstairs in Ciro’s Hampton Court.

All proceeds to benefit the Museum’s educational and public programs.

Tickets for the event are $45 and are available for purchase at the MoWC or online at For more information, please contact the MoWC at (401) 769-9675.

BoldrDash WinterDash @ Canonicus Camp and Conference Center
Mar 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
BoldrDash WinterDash @ Canonicus Camp and Conference Center | Exeter | Rhode Island | United States

This Five-K course boasts open fields and wooded trail running surrounding a twenty-two acre pond with a minimum of fifteen to twenty obstacles along the way. This will be a self timed event, please plan accordingly. Adults and kids alike have enjoyed the these majestic trails for the past two BoldrDash – WinterDash Events. Now it’s your turn!

What’s even better – it’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend – what better way to close out the weekend then with some GREEN at BoldrDash?

100 percent of the proceeds from the Winter Dash will be donated to an special organization Find Your Bold, a Rhode Island non-profit organization founded by BoldrDash President, Lynn Hall in 2015. Find Your Bold is committed to promoting dignity, perseverance, and feelings of self worth, as participants conquer man made obstacles. These physical obstacles serve to symbolize internal and external struggles experienced in everyday life.

Seventh Annual “Connecting Lives with Art” Fundraiser @ Historic Slater Mill
Apr 4 all-day
Seventh Annual “Connecting Lives with Art” Fundraiser @ Historic Slater Mill | Pawtucket | Rhode Island | United States

You are cordially invited to the Seventh annual Connecting Lives with Art Fundraiser!

When: Wednesday, April 4, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Where: Historic Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket

Why: Because YOU believe in the power of art!

Tickets $40 in advance, $45 at the door

Special guests:

Internationally acclaimed storyteller, Len Cabral.
Founder and Director of Shri Yoga, Alison Bologna

Celebrating outstanding achievements in art in RI
Food & Cash Bar
Musical entertainment
Silent auction
Art sale featuring the works of artists from Flying Shuttles Studio.

We hope to see you there!

The Miriam Hospital Gala and Auction – Experience the Northern Lights @ WaterFire Arts Center
Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm – 11:30 pm
The Miriam Hospital Gala and Auction - Experience the Northern Lights @ WaterFire Arts Center | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Please mark your calendar to join gala chairs Robin and Marcus Ansell and The Miriam Hospital for a journey to the Northern Lights on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at the WaterFire Arts Center in Providence. This illumination sensation will benefit The Miriam Fund for a New Generation and the expansion of the palliative care program, allowing this specialized level of care to be available to more cancer patients who need it. Mouth-watering delicacies, an array of auction treasures presented by professional auctioneer Paul Zekos, and dancing to the sounds of Sweetbeats are guaranteed to light up the sky for an experience you will always remember. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Kimberley Borek, Sr. Donor Relations Officer for The Miriam Hospital Foundation, at 401-793-2062 or You can also visit the event webpage at

Apr 22 all-day

The Greenlove Foundation’s 2018 Earth Day Celebration party will be held on April 22 at O’Brien’s Pub, Newport, RI from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the evening with music by John Erikson, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. The foundation was founded in memory of environmentalist, Kendra L. Bowers. Greenlove’s main initiatives include the installation of water bottle filling stations and educational awareness programs highlighting the detriment of single-use plastic in our environment. As a result of the amazing support that the foundation has received, a total of six units have been installed at RI schools and one at the South Carolina Aquarium. Also, three units were installed in Newport at
Fort Adam’s State Park, Perrotti Park, and The Norman Bird Sanctuary.

Celebrate the Earth with Greenlove!

Ticket price is $50.00 per person.

Savor the Story Wine Gala at PPL @ Providence Public Library
Apr 27 all-day
Savor the Story Wine Gala at PPL @ Providence Public Library | Providence | Rhode Island | United States

Providence Public Library presents its third annual Savor the Story to benefit the Library’s free programs and services on Friday, April 27 at the Library, 225 Washington Street, Providence. This extraordinary wine and fine dining event will feature Maison Louis Latour alongside Russell Morin Catering & Events.

Reception is at 6 p.m., followed by an intimate four-course dinner by Russell Morin Fine Catering with Louis Latour wine pairings from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. We are thrilled to welcome Andy Fruzzetti, Ambassador Emeritus at Louis Latour, who will share the story of the remarkable history of Maison Louis Latour and its exceptional wines. Black tie optional; valet parking by United Parking.

Founded in 1797, Maison Louis Latour has survived the ages and has become a true custodian of Burgundy’s ancient traditions. The House has always made it a point of honor to remain family owned and is currently run by the seventh Louis Latour, who represents the eleventh generation of the founding family. Maison Louis Latour takes pride in preserving the company’s unique heritage while also embracing a spirit of innovation and environmental sustainability.

Tickets are $250 per person and available at For further information or event sponsorship details, contact Erica Busillo Adams at 401-455-8073 or email

First Annual Children’s Wishes Passport Gala @ Kirkbrae Country Club
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
First Annual Children's Wishes Passport Gala @ Kirkbrae Country Club  | Lincoln | Rhode Island | United States

Come join us and celebrate the journey of the Wish with some very special Wish Kids and take a moment to honor the heroes among us as we present the 2018 Journey Award to one of our honored guests. You will be greeted with champagne on the red carpet for photos with our Wish Kids, enjoy amazing food and dance along with some fantastic auction items! There will also be a champagne inspired raffle for all that glitters.