Events of Interest

October 14, 2016
The Rhode Island Parent Information Network 25th Anniversary Gala

November 5, 2016
19th Annual Promising Practices Multicultural Conference
Presented by the Rhode Island College Dialogue on Diversity
Co-Sponsored by RIDE


COZ Site Events: Fall 2016


9/24: First Annual Recovery Rally
9/28 & 10/26: Bristol Health Equity Zone Cooking Demonstrations @ Franklin Court Independent Living Community Rooom

Central Falls:

Parent College (in partnership with the Central Falls School District, COZ and Rhode Island College) runs October through May:
Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 PM: Conversational ESL, Basic Computer Skills, Parenting Skills, Community Health Worker Program
Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 PM: ESL, Coaching Personal Growth, Community Health Worker Program
Thursdays, 5:30-7:30 PM: ESL, Lead Safety for Parents and Tenants, Community Health Worker Program


10/20: 21st Century Community Learning Center event


9/19: Adult Education daytime and evening courses begin
Week of 10/10: Afterschool programs begin


8/31: Kindergarten Orientation, Robert Bailey Elementary, 5-6:30 PM
9/1: All School Block Party, Charles Fortes Elementary, 3:15-4:30 PM
9/26: Family Literacy and Leadership Classes begin
10/16-19: School Programs Team attends Families Learning Summit, Detroit


Fridays @ 9:30AM, Tower Street Community Center: Tinker Tots
Mondays @ 9:30AM, Tower Street: Toddler Art and Gym Class
9/6: Afterschool programs begin
9/6-7: Adult Education program orientation
9/12: Adult Education program begins
9/16: Mid Autumn Asian Festival
9/20 @ 8AM, Tower Street (continuing weekly on Tuesdays): Community Tai Chi
9/23, 10-11:30 AM: Infant Massage Class, Tower St. Community Center
Flyer: infantmassage
9/27, 5:30 PM: Breastfeeding Education Class, Tower St. Community Center
Flyer: breastfeeding-class-2016-1
9/28 & 11/2 @ 9AM, State Street School: Parent Cafe
9/28 @ 6PM, Tower Street: Common Sense Parenting (runs six weeks)
10/5 @ 5:30PM, Tower Street: First Time Home Buying Seminar (runs four Wednesdays)
10/12 @ 6PM, State Street School: How to Raise an Adult – Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success (6-week book club)
10/15: Chalk It Up Against Bullying, downtown Westerly
10/16: Hispanic Heritage Festival
10/26 @ 6PM, Tower Street: Discussion with Superintendent of Schools Roy Seitsinger
11/2 @ 6PM, Tower Street: Fresh Food Frenzy (health seminar)
11/19 @ 2 and 3PM, Tower Street: Community Thanksgiving Dinner


9/19-11/11: Woonsocket High School after school program (fall)
10/11-12/2: Woonsocket Middle School after school program (fall)
10/28: Middle School Halloween Dance
12/7: Middle School after school session showcase event
11/11-12/2: Coleman Elementary and Citizens Elementary after school program (fall session-two schools)
12/5: Citizens after school program showcase event
12/6: Coleman after school program showcase event