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Snapshots, Party Time, Giving Tree, Giving Back

A view of the Winterfest trees set up this year in front of the EP Senior Center at 610 Waterman Ave. CREDIT: Rob Borkowski
A view of the Winterfest trees set up this year in front of the EP Senior Center at 610 Waterman Ave. CREDIT: Rob Borkowski
Share your snapshots - As snowfall like Tuesday afternoon become more frequent, you'll probably find yourself with snapshots of snow men, angels or the shoveling/clearing chore added to your morning routine on the way to work. What to do with those photos...what to do... East Providence Patch has the answer: post them here to share with your fellow readers

Christmas Party - 
The Metacomet Country Club is hosting a Christmas party for smaller businesses and groups Dec. 21, 6 to 11 p.m. at the club, 500 Veterans Memorial Parkway. Cost to attend is $39.99 plus tax. Call 401-438-1122, ext. 101 to make reservations.

Meat, Lobstah Raffle - The Comedy Connection hosts a Meat & Lobstah Raffle every Saturday thru April at their 39 Warren Ave. location. Call (401) 438-838. All proceeds benefit the Riverside Little League.  

Giving Tree 
- To help make the holidays brighter for children in need, BankRI has partnered with 12 local non-profits to provide gifts for the less fortunate this holiday season. 

Gifts collected at the Bank's giving trees at East Providence branches at 999 S Broadway and 195 Taunton Ave. will benefit East Bay Community Action Program,  

Foster/Adoption Night - The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families and Foster Forward are hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Thursday, Dec. 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Foster Forward, 55 South Brow St., East Providence. DCYF staff, foster, and adoptive parents will be available to explain the program and answer questions. The Information Night is open to anyone interested in exploring becoming a foster or adoptive parent for children in DCYF care. 
Please stop by and learn how you can make a difference  in the life of a child! For additional information, please call Robin Perez, DCYF Foster and Adoptive Parent  Recruiter, at 528-3700.  

Share the Season - The holidays are here! Share in the spirit with the rest of East Providence by sharing your photos with Santa, recipes, gift ideas, etc. on Patch. Get the details here

Giving back - 
Looking for ways to give back to your community and those in need, or want to let others know about ways to give back? Post your fundraising, donations and other opportunities on our open blog: Giving Back in East Providence

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