Here are several things to do in and around East Providence this weekend, Sept. 6-8.
The nonprofit Friends of the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse will hold a chowder and clam cakes fundraiser with a silent auction and raffle at Pazi’s Place, 380 Taunton Ave., on Sunday from 2 to 5 pm. You can listen to music from the ‘50s and ‘60s at the same time.
The Pomham Rocks boat and an 8-foot-high lighthouse with
window cut outs will be on display in the parking lot and available for
photos. Friends will also have a table of membership information and
The silent auction will feature tickets to the Newport Playhouse & Cabaret Restaurant, The Gamm Theatre, ferry tickets to Nantucket or Martha’s Vineyard, a $100 gift card to Fleming’s Steakhouse and a Nantucket handbag from Barlow Designs. Raffle items include gift cards to local restaurants and Flex tickets to the Providence Bruins.
Proceeds from the event will assist the local group in restoring and preserving this New England maritime light station and East Providence landmark that is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The Friends of Crew 55 will hold a yard sale at the American Legion Post, 830 Willett Ave., in Riverside on Saturday. It will go on rain or shine from 8 am to 2 pm.
Owls, hawks, and falcons will be featured in live flight presentations during Raptor Weekend at the Audubon Environmental Education Center in Bristol. You can join experts from across the Northeast for the largest celebration of raptors in New England.
The two-day event will include a host of educational programs and activities for the whole family. The education center is located at 1401 Hope St. It opens at 10 am each day.
General admission is $12 for adults and $6 for children. A two-day pass is $20 for adults and $10 for children. Family four packs of tickets are available as well. Children under age 3 are admitted for free.