RIVERSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL - The Riverside Middle School's annual Winterfest raffle returns this year at the school, 179 Forbes St., Riverside, 9 a.m. till 2 p.m. The event boasts food, local entertainment and crafts for sale.
SENIOR CENTER - The city's annual Winterfest brings The Senior Center complex at 610 Waterman Ave. alive with a winter-scape of uniquely decorated live Christmas trees. Last year they had about 112 trees decked out. Santa Claus will also make an appearance. This year's event starts at noon.
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.
Music for a cause. Crossroads Family Center hosts a holiday concert to support the brown bag lunch program — which serves families in need in the community — at the center Saturday at 7 p.m. at Positive New Beginnings Holistic and Wellness Center - 877 Broadway East Providence.
ChoruS Dec. 7, 8 - The ChoruS of East Providence will perform at Saint Brendan Church under the direction of Beth Armstrong and accompanist Victoria Lambrozo in early December. The music of this season reflects a Mediterranean feeling, performing traditional selections as well as pieces that represent Spain, Portugal, France, & Italy!
Performances are scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 pm and Sunday Dec. 8 at 2 pm. Tickets for the Christmas Concerts are $15 - Seniors $12, and Children under 12 are free.
The ChoruS of East Providence is a proud supporter of the Saint Brendan Food Pantry! So please help support the Food Pantry at Saint Brendan by bringing a non-perishable food item to our concert.
Food Drive underway - Oxford Tavern is running a food drive through November to benefit East Bay Community Action's food pantry program. People interested in making a donation can drop food off at the tavern, 446 Waterman Ave., Tuesday through Saturday from 4:30 to 11 p.m.