−A Night of the Blues @ Common Fence Point Community Hall8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Common Fence Music hosts a bounty of blues, first with a concert set and then an evening of dancing. First up is The Horn of Plenty Blues featuring Paul Geremia, then the dance floor opens up for Toni-Lynn, “the Boston Blues Diva.”+8:00 pmA Night of the Blues @ Common Fence Point Community Hall
−Bake Sale and Raffle @ St. Luke's Church7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Just in time for Thanksgiving
Yummy pastries and such!!!!
St. Luke’s Jamaica Missionaries are hosting a Bake Sale
on Sunday, November 18,, 2012 from 7:30am until 1:00pm.
Bring a package of diapers (any size) and automatically be entered into a drawing for a $25 gift certificate to Vienna Bakery.
Take a chance on an Apple iPad for $10.
All drawings will be held at 1pm and winner does not need to be present.
All proceeds will help defray the cost of the February 2013 Mission Trip.
For more information or to purchase tickets please contact Michele Pimentel at 401.474.3320+7:30 amBake Sale and Raffle @ St. Luke's Church
−Fahrenheit 451 @ Mt Hope High School2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Ray Bradbury’s 1951 novel transforms into an onstage drama about a dystopian
society that exists to burn books in order to discontinue individual thoughts and
social unrest. Firefighter Guy Montag, whose job it is to burn books, is presented
with an alternative lifestyle and must choose between the life he knows or a life
that allows him the freedom to read books and have freedom of thought and
expression. Directed by Carol Schlink.+2:00 pmFahrenheit 451 @ Mt Hope High School
−Jewish Experience Series: Perceptions of the Holocaust Experience in American Media @ Roger Williams Universityg2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
As part of the Roger Williams University 2012 Film/Speaker Series on the Jewish Experience, three films and a lecture will take place at Roger Williams University from Tuesday, November 13, through Sunday, November 18.
On Sunday, November 18 , guest speaker Jeffrey Shandler, Professor of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, will discuss how the Holocaust has been presented on American television, looking at examples from the early 1950s to the mid-1990s, in “Living Room Witnesses: The Holocaust on American Television.” The lecture takes place Sunday, November 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Global Heritage Hall Building, Room G01, at the University’s Bristol campus, 1 Old Ferry Road.
This series explores representations of the Jewish experience in Israel and of the Holocaust through three recent films (2011 and 2012 short and documentary films). The series culminates with a talk by Professor Jeffrey Shandler of Rutgers University, who will examine how the Holocaust has been viewed on American television from the 1950s through the mid-1990. This series has been made possible through a partnership with FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Film Festival and sponsored by the Edwin S. Soforenko Foundation and the Helene and Bertram Bernhardt Foundation, and the Roger Williams University Department of Communication, Hillel, and Spiritual Life Program.+2:30 pmJewish Experience Series: Perceptions of the Holocaust Experience in American Media @ Roger Williams Universityg
−Parenting Support Group @ St Michael's Church6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Parenting Support Group is an opportunity for parents of school age children to meet and discuss the everyday challenges of raising children in this day and age including helping to build confidence in children, setting limits, sibling rivalry and other topics which participants bring. All parents are welcome,–single and partnered, traditional and non traditional and parents in blended family situations. The group is led by a mental health professional and all discussion is confidential. Childcare is available but parents planning to bring children should notify Jennifer DeWolf by Friday to provide the number of children attending and their ages. There is no cost for the group but participants are invited to bring a donation of non-perishable food for the Bristol Good Neighbors Soup Kitchen or paper goods for the East Bay food pantry.+6:00 pmParenting Support Group @ St Michael's Church
−Thanksgiving yoga @ Bayside YMCA7:00 am – 8:30 am
YMCA Members: Come on down to the Y for a Thanksgiving morning Fitness class.
Thanksgiving hours 6-10 a.m.
Sculpt at 7:00, Cycling at 8:00, Yoga at 8:30.+7:00 amThanksgiving yoga @ Bayside YMCA
−Thanksgiving Dinner in Portsmouth @ Portsmouth United Methodist Church12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The public is welcome to attend a free Thanksgiving dinner. Kathy Smith is the chairwoman for this annual event.+12:00 pmThanksgiving Dinner in Portsmouth @ Portsmouth United Methodist Church
−Amicable Thanksgiving Day Celebration @ Amicable Church1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
All are invited to share in a traditional feast, and individuals and families who would otherwise be spending the holiday alone are encouraged to attend. There is no charge for the meal, and donations will not be taken. The meal is being sponsored through the generous donations of area businesses. If you already have Thanksgiving Day plans of your own but would like to help with food preparation, donations of baked goods, set-up or cleanup, the church would be grateful. Call if you plan to attend or want to help.+1:00 pmAmicable Thanksgiving Day Celebration @ Amicable Church
−Thanksgiving Dinner at Sandywoods @ Sandywoods2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thanksgiving dinner is open to Sandywoods residents and folks from the greater community. If you’d like to attend, answer a brief survey at www.sandywoodsfarm.org to help organizers prepare for the event. Food donations and/or help in the kitchen would be appreciated.+2:00 pmThanksgiving Dinner at Sandywoods @ Sandywoods
−Kick Line Contest @ Colt State Park2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Six local dance studios will participate in this dance routine as part of the National Dance Week organization’s contest in honor of the Rockettes’ 85th anniversary. More than 100 students ages 10 and up from Danceworks, Extensions, Just Dance, Rosemary’s School of Dance, Shannon’s School of Dance and The Ballet Center are expected to perform together. After the 2 minute, 30 second routine is videotaped, it will be entered into the “longest line” category.+2:00 pmKick Line Contest @ Colt State Park