Junior League of Rhode Island, Inc. Hosts
3rd Annual Women Authors Luncheon
Proceeds to Support Youth Aging out of the
Foster Care System in Rhode Island
WHAT: Come to the Junior League of Rhode Island’s 3rd Annual Women Authors Luncheon and hear about two amazing books from local women authors.
Gail Gilkey, The Flame Flickers
This tale is the true-life novel of one woman’s circumstances, her struggles, loves, hopes, mistakes and ambitions as she was swept away and coursed through her era. Not only is this book a good story, but readers with an interest in the teaching profession, art, mental illness, New York State, and twentieth century history will find a lot of information on those topics between these pages. The spectrum of events is broad covering a time of unimaginable change. The older generation lived it. Middle-aged readers experienced snatches and heard accounts, but the younger generation doesn’t know what happened. This book is for them, to let them know about the lives of the people who have proceeded them, to fill them in on how we got from the old times to where we are today. Ms. Gilkey resides in Barrington, RI.
Hank Phillippi Ryan, Say No More
Ms. Ryan is an on-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH-TV, winning 33 EMMYS and dozens more journalism honors. The bestselling author of nine mysterious, Ryan’s also an award winner in her second profession – five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne and Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her books are Library Journal’s Best of 2014, 2015, and 2016 and SAY NO MORE is an Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark Award nominee.
Lunch is $35 and can be purchased online by visiting www.jlri.org. Lunch includes roasted sliced turkey breast with gravy, penne pasta primavera, swedish meatballs, caesar salad, chicken salad finger sandwiches, egg salad finger sandwiches, mini carrot cake squares, mini cheesecake squares, mini eclairs, coffee, tea, and soda.
This is a great mother-daughter event and/or an opportunity to include a close friend or relative in a wonderful afternoon of great food, good conversation and an opportunity to interact with two great women authors. Following our luncheon and our author’s presentations, a book signing will be held. We know you will want to join us!
Go to the Junior League of RI website at www.jlri.org to purchase tickets.
WHEN: Saturday, April 22, 2017
11:30 AM – 2:00 PM
WHERE: 1149 Restaurant
1149 Division St
East Greenwich, RI 02818
Posted February 8, 2017
Friday, February 10 – Sunday, February 12
Come enjoy a brand-new production of Shakespeare’s enduring tragedy, Romeo and Juliet presented by Festival Ballet Providence at 2pm at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. With its familiar tale of star-crossed lovers, the ballet brings to life the ill-fated romance. One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. 421-2787.
Take a trip to Downtown Providence and come see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time at The Providence Performing Arts Center at either 1:00 or 6:30 pm. Hailed as one of the most inventive broadway shows by the New York Post, this play is sure to reel you in. 220 Weybosset Street, Providence. 421-2787.
Friday, February 10
Get your inner detective on with the Artist Salon: Who Dunnit? presented by The Providence Athenaeum at the Providence Athenaeum. Acclaimed mystery novelist Jack Partridge joins Sam Coale, Professor of English at Wheaton College and author of The Mysteries of Mysteries: Cultural Differences and Designs, in conversation about the contemporary mystery novel. 251 Benefit Street, Providence. 421-6970
“We’re off to see the Wizard!” The wonderful Wizard of Oz is performing at 2pm at The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Center, presented by Shining Light Productions. This production of the classic musical will include all your favorite songs such as “Over The Rainbow,” “Munchkinland” and “If I Only Had A Brain.” 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. 762-4545
Saturday, February 11
Join Johnston native and America’s Got Talent winner Mat Franco at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center to experience a magical and thrilling show. 1 Lincoln Almond Plaza, Kingston. 788-3200
Get your dancing shoes and celebrate with Providence Swings’ Bakers Dozen Birthday Dance. Beginner Lindy Hop lessons start at 7pm and enjoy live music from Rhode Island locals Superchief Trio. 85 Industrial Circle, Ste 4102, Lincoln.
Break out of the winter doldrums and join the Junior League of Rhode Island and celebrate the 5th Annual Winter Sparkle from 7-9 pm. For the 5th year, Winter Sparkle will showcase the culinary talents of top local restaurants and caterers by serving up their signature dish for a food sampling extravaganza. 199 Hope Street, Providence. 453-0688.
Sunday, February 12
That’s just the way the cookie crumbles! Join the 5th Annual Spectacular Cookie Smackdown where only the finest bakers have been invited to compete for the title of very best cookie of Rhode Island. The best cookies in Rhode Island and ice cold Yacht Club Soda and New Harvest Coffee Roasters. 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket. 312-3850.
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