Bazaar, bake sale among religious events to take place in East Providence area

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The following is a list of events being hosted by religious organizations this weekend in the East Providence area:

St. Matthew/St. Mark Church hosts bazaar

“A Best Gift Bazaar” will be held on Saturday, Nov.17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Matthew/St. Mark Episcopal Church located at 5 Chapel Road at the corner of Second Street in West Barrington.

Among the items to be sold will be assorted Gift Baskets, Crafts, Baked Goods, nuts, homemade goods (including knitted items), wreaths and a raffle of a quilt. A lunch menu of meatball grinders and pulled pork sandwiches and beverages will also be served.

Bake sale takes place at Greek Orthodox church

The women of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, located at 97 Walcott St. next to St. Raphael Academy, have planned to make your Holiday baking easy this year. Just in time for the Holidays, they will be sponsoring their Holiday Bake Sale on Nov. 17 and 18. The sale is on Saturday from 10 a.m . to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Women’s Philoptochos Society will showcase some of the recipes featured in the cookbook A Greek Feast - A 100-year Journey. Beyond the popular Greek pastries, the ladies will also have holiday ‘pita,’ casseroles such as Spanakopita (spinach pie), Tiropita (feta cheese casserole) and stuffed grape leaves. These also in frozen and fresh form. As a bonus, there will be sampling of some pastries.The Cookbook will be available at a special discounted price for holiday gift giving.

For more information call the parish office at 401-725-3127, Vikki at 401-434-8156

or Nancy at 508-761-9841.

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