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Courtesy of Linden Place/Artwork by Liesl Long Chaintreuil

5/5 Kentucky Derby Day Party

Why: Can’t make it to Churchill Downs this year? You can still get in on the Derby action because Linden Place Mansion is off to the races! Dig out your Derby hat and bring out the seersucker jackets as Linden Place brings the spirit of the Kentucky Derby to Bristol. Mint juleps, great food, a live streaming of the 144th annual Kentucky Derby, a silent auction and much more will provide party goers with a true Colt family fashion experience.
Where: Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol.
More Info: Call 253-0390 or visit explorebristolri.com.

Jun
2
Sat
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence
Jun 2 all-day
Adding Life to Years Gala 2018 @ Omni Providence

On Saturday, June 2, join United Methodist Elder Care for our annual “Adding Life to Years” gala, an evening to celebrate our purpose and passion of caring for residents living in our communities. The evening, with a cocktail reception, dinner program, auctions, and live entertainment, will be held at the Omni Providence Hotel.

We will be honoring Rich Gingras, founder of The Parkinson’s Place in Pawtucket, as our 2018 honoree. Exciting new initiatives will be unveiled during the evening’s programming and the Board of Trustees will make a much-anticipated special announcement.

Funds raised from the Gala will be used to support customized care, specialized medical and activity programs, and operational capital needed to serve the patient and resident population from independent living to long-term skilled nursing care.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Elise Strom at United Methodist Elder Care: estrom@umeldercareri.org or 401-438-4456

To purchase tickets, please visit www.umeldercareri.org/adding-life-to-years before May 18.

Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk & 1k Fun Run @ Bryant University
Jun 2 all-day
Make Tracks for Kids 5k Run/Walk & 1k Fun Run @ Bryant University | Smithfield | Rhode Island | United States

Join us as we run and walk this USATF certified 5-K course at the beautiful Bryant University campus in a collective, superhero effort to transform the lives of children in Woonsocket.

9:00 a.m. – 1-K Fun Run for kids under the age of twelve.
9:30 a.m. – 5-K Run or Walk
Barbecue and Awards to follow

Our History
Established in 1995 with funding from the Rhode Island Foundation, Connecting for Children and Families (CCF) is a community-based, non-profit organization located in Woonsocket, one of Rhode Island’s core urban cities. Our mission, to transform the lives of Woonsocket children through high quality educational opportunities and family support, is accomplished through strong community partnerships and advocacy.

USA vs. Poland @ Newport Polo
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
USA vs. Poland @ Newport Polo

The Newport International Polo Series XXVII opens on Saturday, June 2 at 5 p.m. when Poland makes its debut against USA. After six periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast and Trophy Presentation, as well as an autograph signing to meet the players, and a special Après Polo celebration…a Bialowieza Forest Boar Roast, by advanced reservation only.

During the match, a weekly door prize drawing of a magnum of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and prize for the Best Tailgate from Stella Artois will be awarded. Specialty vendors and concessionaires will be present in the Hospitality village at the polo grounds, including the Twisted Pony Cocktail Bar, Horseshoe Wine Bar, Newport Polo Pro Shop, Brahmin among others and gourmet food trucks. For details about concessions and amenities, venue and other information, use the About Newport Polo link in the Menu bar.

Dating back more than 130 years in Newport, the polo matches are one of Newport’s grandest and most popular traditions, a living legacy from the Gilded Age, and open to the public. Audiences of several thousand spectators enjoy the contests against international teams, as well as teams representing major US cities, playing against the home team every Sat, June through Sept. at 5 p.m. and 4 p.m.

This is the 27 season of Newport International Polo Series, which has hosted teams from over thirty nations including, Ireland, Germany, Spain, England, Argentina, France, Egypt, India, Australia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Canada, Chile, Jamaica, Nigeria, Portugal, New Zealand, Barbados, Scotland, South Africa, Hungary, Dominican Republic, Netherlands, Kenya, Brazil, China, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, Singapore, Monaco, Morocco, Peru and Poland making its debut.

Best. Season. Ever. Newport Polo hosts the Newport International Polo Series XXVII, and is the home of America’s first polo club, est. in 1876, and a founding member of the United States Polo Association, offering public exhibition matches, polo club member services for grass & arena polo, and polo instruction year-round.

Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Après Polo: Boar Roast @ Newport Polo

Poland’s heavily wooded landscape made game & fruits of the forest a staple for special celebrations. Enjoy succulently ‘roasted boar,’ fresh, Rhode Island farm-raised delicious suckling pig, professionally roasted on site at the polo grounds for your dining pleasure, with beloved Polish favorite sides and dessert, following USA vs. Poland. Farm-fresh meats and locally sourced produce expertly prepared for the teams after a hard-fought match.

Tickets cost $28 per person, quantity limited, by advanced reservation until sold out. Cash bar. Polo match tickets sold separately. Must present ticket at the buffet; Tickets are for individual dinner portions per person. This is not an unlimited buffet.

Sorry, no child portions available. For children, we recommend the food concessionaires on site during the match, so that after the match, the adults can eat while the kids play on the polo field under your watchful eye.

Poland’s legendary Bialowieza Forest, Europe’s only remaining primeval woodland, covering some 500 square miles in eastern Poland and Belarus is home to bison, elk, deer and wild boar among other game roaming the famed lowland forest hunting grounds today.

 

Jun
8
Fri
Moonlight at the Dunes @ The Dunes Club
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Moonlight at the Dunes @ The Dunes Club | Narragansett | Rhode Island | United States

Join us for Moonlight at the Dunes on Friday, June 8, for an evening of dinner and dancing to the music of Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band. Moonlight at the Dunes, Thundermist Health Center’s largest fundraising event of the year, promises to be an incredible kick-off to the summer season. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. Dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Attire is business or cocktail.

Comedy Craft Beer Night @ Foolproof Brewing Company
Jun 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Comedy Craft Beer Night @ Foolproof Brewing Company

New England’s best comics get paired with the areas finest craft beers in this hilarious and delicious show. Come laugh with some of the best comics from all over the North East and wash it down with a pint…or three. And your first beer is free. Food trucks also on site. The Comedy Craft Beer Show is always a good way to live, laugh and drink so join us for an unforgettable evening.

Tonight’s Show Features: Ryan Brauth, Ray Harrington, Jessica Leigh, Brad Rohrer and Chuck Staton.

Food Trucks will Mings, Rhode Island’s first solar powered Food Truck.

Twenty-one plus event.

Jun
9
Sat
Newport Cup @ Newport Polo
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Newport Cup @ Newport Polo

The Newport International Polo Series XXVII will feature a heated local rivalry between top competitors, vying for the Newport Cup on Saturday, June 9 at 5 p.m. After six periods, called chukkers, the match will conclude with the Veuve Clicquot Champagne Toast & Trophy Presentation, as well as an autograph signing and cocktail hour to meet the players.

During the match, a weekly door prize drawing of a magnum of Veuve Clicquot Champagne and prize for the Best Tailgate from Stella Artois will be awarded. Specialty vendors and concessionaires will be present in the Hospitality village at the polo grounds, including the Twisted Pony Cocktail Bar, Horseshoe Wine Bar, Newport Polo Pro Shop, and other specialty vendors and gourmet food trucks. For details about concessions and amenities, venue and other information, use the About Newport Polo link in the Menu bar.

Dating back more than 130 years in Newport, the polo matches are one of Newport’s grandest and most popular traditions, a living legacy from the Gilded Age, and open to the public. Audiences of several thousand spectators enjoy the contests against international teams, as well as teams representing major US cities, playing against the home team every Sat, June through Sept. at 5 p.m. and 4 p.m.

This is the 27 season of Newport International Polo Series, which has hosted teams from over thirty nations including, Ireland, Germany, Spain, England, Argentina, France, Egypt, India, Australia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Canada, Chile, Jamaica, Nigeria, Portugal, New Zealand, Barbados, Scotland, South Africa, Hungary, Dominican Republic, Netherlands, Kenya, Brazil, China, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, Singapore, Monaco, Morocco and Peru.

 

Best. Season. Ever. Newport Polo hosts the Newport International Polo Series XXVII, and is the home of America’s first polo club, est. in 1876, and a founding member of the United States Polo Association, offering public exhibition matches, polo club member services for grass and arena polo, and polo instruction year-round.

Jun
14
Thu
Save The Bay Annual Meeting & Taste of the Bay @ The Bay Center
Jun 14 @ 5:30 pm

Join us in a Bayside celebration of the flavors, sights, and sounds of Narragansett Bay following Save The Bay’s Annual Meeting. Enjoy a delicious sampling of locally-grown, harvested, and prepared food and drinks from local chefs, shell-fisherman, bakeries, breweries, wineries and more, while taking in beautiful scenery and live music!

Jun
16
Sat
Rhode Island’s Seventh Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run @ Warwick City Park
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rhode Island's Seventh Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run @ Warwick City Park | Warwick | Rhode Island | United States

The Seventh Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run will be held on Saturday June 16, 2018, 10 a.m. at Warwick City Park in Warwick, Rhode Island.

Sign up today: https://salgiwalkrun2018.eventbrite.com

Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 day of. Bring your family, friends, co-workers and your dogs, too! Children twelve and under & dogs admitted FREE!*

About the event:

The Seventh Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run is hosted by The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity working to raise awareness, encourage early detection and to fund research of esophageal cancer…in hopes of a cure.™

In 2015, The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation was able to award esophageal cancer research funding for the very first time! Since 2015, over twenty researchers have inquired about funding.

The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation has also raised national AND international awareness since 2011. Your continued support directly impacts and sustains this mission!

The path at Warwick City Park is approximately three miles and guests are encouraged to walk or run at their own pace as the event is a walk/run and not a timed race.

The former address at Warwick City Park was: Asylum Road, Warwick, RI. The new address is Steven O’Connor Blvd., Warwick, RI.
Ready to make an even bigger impact?

When you register for the event, you will be asked if you’d like to create your own fundraising page. This is a great way to help raise more awareness of esophageal cancer and funding for this life-saving mission.

Registration is NOT required to make a custom fundraising page. To learn more and get started, visit: https://www.crowdrise.com/7th-annual-esophageal-cancer-walkrun

Can’t make it? Here are other ways to get involved:

If you are unable to attend the Seventh Annual Esophageal Cancer Walk/Run, there are many other ways in which you can make a difference and support this mission!

Donate: Support a team or individual fundraiser, https://www.crowdrise.com/7th-annual-esophageal-cancer-walkrun.
Fundraise: Create your own custom fundraising page, https://www.crowdrise.com/7th-annual-esophageal-cancer-walkrun.
Give: Make a one-time or recurring donation, visit: SALGI.org/donate
Sponsor: Learn about our sponsorship opportunities. SALGI.org/events.
In-Kind Donation: Fill out our in-kind donation form, SALGI.org/events,

Learn the facts about esophageal cancer

-Esophageal cancer has increased over 600% and is considered the fastest growing cancer in the US.
-Risk factors include:
· Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD, acid reflux, chronic heartburn),
· obesity,
· poor nutrition,
· tobacco use,
· excessive alcohol use,
· Barrett’s esophagus.
-As one of the deadliest cancers, esophageal cancer has an overall five year survival rate of only 18.8%.
-There are no routine or standard screenings to improve early detection of esophageal cancer.
-Symptoms often arise late, once the cancer is considered advanced or “distant” (spread to lymph nodes and other organs.)
-Stage IV esophageal cancer has a survival rate of only 4.6%.
-Despite all of these facts, esophageal cancer research is extremely underfunded.

Make a difference!

Join The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation to help make a difference against esophageal cancer. Whether you walk, run, volunteer, sponsor or donate, your involvement will directly support this life-saving mission. Thank you!

The Salgi Esophageal Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. salgi.org Mailing address: PO Box 1912 East Greenwich, RI 02818

Après Polo: Scottish Stovie @ Newport Polo
Jun 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Après Polo: Scottish Stovie @ Newport Polo

Break bread with the Scotish Polo Team over a hearty Scottish Stovie, following USA vs. Scotland USA vs. Scotland. Songs and flavors of Scotland abound in the long twilight of early summer. 100% haggis-free.

Tickets cost $28 per person, quantity limited, by advanced reservation until sold out. Cash bar. Polo match tickets sold separately. Must present ticket at the buffet; Tickets are for individual dinner portions per person. This is not an unlimited buffet.

Sorry, no child portions available. For children, we recommend the food concessionaires on site during the match, so that after the match, the adults can eat while the kids play on the polo field under your watchful eye.