2018-2019 Program

Note: In order to advance the Association's quest to involve our youth, the Directors voted
to pay the admission fee for children 12 years and under to any of the following events.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018   1:15PM
ROGER WILLIAMS PARK DUCK BOAT TOUR
Enjoy a 40-minute land and water historic tour of Roger Williams Park aboard the 'Miss Betsey,' an authentic World War II amphibious vehicle at the boathouse. Depending on our participation numbers, prices will vary with maximum $20 for adults and $10 for kids. In the event our numbers are high enough for a private boat tour at 2:30 (versus 1:15), cost will be less. All are welcome to later visit the newly renovated 'Betsey Williams Cottage.' Bring a bagged lunch to commence our brief family meeting and picnic. RSVP by September 15th to dmw888@me.com or 401-418-9971.
Directions to 1000 Elmwood Ave. Providence, RI; 95 N to Exit 16 (Rt. 10) to Elmwood Ave Exit. Take a right, take a left on Park Ave, and left into RWP. From 95 S to exit 16 (Rt. 10) to Park Ave-East, left at the light, left to enter RWP.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018 11:00AM
FOUNDER'S DAY SERVICE AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN AMERICA
Observe reverence for Founder Roger Williams who pioneered the Baptist Religion at the First Baptist Church. Concluding service, a tour of the church will be conducted and brief meeting. Parking can be difficult so plan arrival time accordingly. Join for lunch later at 1:00PM at Jackie's Galaxy Waterplace where car valet is recommended. RSVP by October 20th to dmw888@me.com or 401-418-9971.
Directions to 75 North Main Street, Providence, RI; Located in downtown at the corner of North Main and Waterman Street. From I-95: take exit 22A following the signs to Downtown and Memorial Boulevard. Follow Memorial Blvd. to the river. Turn left onto Washington Street. The church is visible directly ahead. From the West: Follow Rt. 6 to exit for Downtown Providence to Memorial Blvd.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2018 12:00PM
THE HALL AT PATRIOT PLACE
Visit the museum of the New England Patriots Football Hall of Fame and modern, interactive exhibit. See the team's 5 Super Bowl Championship trophies. Fee will vary based on attendance, maximum $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Post venue, we will gather for lunch at the CBS Sporting Club overlooking Gillette Stadium. RSVP by November 3rd to dmw888@me.com or 401-418-9971.
Directions to 1 Patriot Place, Foxboro MA; I-95 N toward Boston, take exit 6B to merge onto I-495 N toward Worcester, take exit 14A onto US-1 N toward Wrentham, keep right to US-1 S, turn R onto Patriot Place, turn left, and the hall is on your right.  Park closest to The Hall, enter at the P1 entrance and take the first right toward Showcase Live.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2018 2:00PM
HOLIDAY PARTY
Our family holiday reception of a traditional Victorian tea, music presentation, followed by Christmas carols, and a short business meeting will be held at the festively decorated home of Clifford and Marilyn Brown. Kindly bring a dish to share. RSVP by November 25th to dmw888@me.com or 401-418-9971.
Directions to 180 Brown Street, Providence, RI; I 95 N or S: take exit 22A following signs to Downtown Providence and Memorial Blvd. From Route 6 West: travel to Memorial Blvd. exit as well. Follow to the river. Turn left onto Washington St. which becomes Waterman St. Proceed up the hill to Brown St., just beyond the summit. Turn left and proceed 7 blocks to Keene St. the Brown residence is on the far left corner of Brown and Keene.

SATURDAY, MAY, 2019     *DATE/TME TO BE ANNOUNCED VIA EMAIL LIST
PAW SOX GAME AND FIREWORKS AT MCCOY STADIUM
Attend the Pawtucket Red Sox Minor League baseball game and firework display on a Saturday evening. General admission on group discounts available based on participation from $13 for adults and $8 kids maximum. RSVP ASAP with tentative interest and by April 24th to 401-418-9971 or dmw888@me.com.
Directions to 1 Columbus Ave. Pawtucket, RI; I-95N to Exit 27, 28, or 29 and follow directional signs to McCoy Stadium parking lots. Rt. 146 S to Rt. 295N to I-95 S  then follow direction from the North.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2019 2:00 PM
RISD ART MUSEUM
Join us for an independent self-tour of Rhode Island School of Design art museum's 100,000 objects containing works from all over the world including our own Alonzo Chappel's Landing of Roger Williams Painting. Dinner arrangements and brief business meeting will be at Anthony's Authentic Italian Cuisine at 4:00PM upon opening. RSVP by June 16th to 401-418-9971 or dmw888@me.com.
Directions to 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI; On Sunday parking is available in the restricted RISD school parking lot on Waterman between Benefit and Prospect or street side.

SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019 11:00AM
VARNUM MEMORIAL ARMORY
View a slideshow presentation with an armory specialist Roberta Humble, followed by a tour of this medieval-style redbrick armory dating to 1913 military history, uniforms, propaganda posters & weaponry collection.  Lunch and a brief meeting will proceed at Finn's Harborside restaurant. RSVP by July 8th to 401-418-9971 or dmw888@me.com.
Directions to 6 Main Street, East Greenwich, RI; I-95 S keep left at fork to continue on RI-4 S, follow signs for N Kingstown, take exit 8 for RI-401 toward RI-2/I-95/E Greenwich, turn right onto RI-401 E, left onto Division St. Turn right onto US-1 S, armory on the left.

 


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