French Heritage Festival and Soirée

Saturday, September 8, 2018

River Island Park, Woonsocket, RI
9 am to 3 pm

• Arts & Crafts • Local Farmers' Fresh Produce • Food • Trivia • Face Painting • Paws from the Pawtucket Red Sox • Bobo the Clown •
Event Flier

Join us as a vendor, farmer or informational/demonstration booth! (Click here for form)


Les Joyeux Copains (10 am-noon)
Le Vent des Cantons


NRICA Free Chalk Art Contest
11 am - 3 pm

Dan Guernon, Artist and Owner of Grendel2040 Art & Dan's Martial Arts Center, is chairing this event!
Students will have 4 hours to draw their masterpieces. The size is limited to 3x3 feet.

$100 cash prizes for the winner of each of the 3 age divisions:

1) First through Fourth Grade

2) Fifth through Eighth Grade

3) Ninth through Twelfth Grade

Be at the patio in River Island Art Park at 11 am to register
and receive your box of free Crayola Chalks (Registered Participants).
Then, get creative!

The French Heritage Festival is hosted by:
The Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts

and chaired by:

Irene Blais, Wally Rathbun


Saturday, September 8, 2018

5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Hall

Park Square, Woonsocket, RI
Donation: $10

• Dynamites and Beverage
• Dancing to Le Vent des Cantons

The Soiree is hosted by:
The Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts

and chaired by:

Romeo Berthiaume, Paul Colette, and Paul Plante

All proceeds will benefit Mardi Gras 2019

All Events Sponsored by:


Romeo and Diane Berthiaume

Representative Stephen M. Casey   

Cercle Laurier
165 East School Street | Woonsocket, RI


 Club Lafayette | 289 Aylsworth Ave | Woonsocket, RI 


10 Nate Whipple Highway | Cumberland, RI | 800.888.4661

Senator Marc A. Cote

99 Cumberland Street & 463 South Main Street |
Woonsocket, RI | 401.769.0940

L'il General

Manville Sportsmen's Rod and Gun Club
Manville Sportsmen's Rod and Gun Club

250 High Street | Manville, RI

127 Carrington Avenue | Woonsocket, RI | 401.762.1825

State Representative, District 49, Michael A. Morin

1005 Douglas Pike | Smithfield | 401.233.4700

Holy Trinity (Our Lady Queen of Martyrs) Church |

1409 Park Avenue | Woonsocket, RI

Quota International of Woonsocket

Friends of Senator Roger A. Picard

362 Rathbun Street | Woonsocket, RI

401.762.2218 | 800.585.2218 |


Stadium Theatre
Stadium Theatre
28 Monument Square | Woonsocket, RI


84 Cumberland Street | Woonsocket, RI

36 Blackstone Street | Woonsocket, RI | 401.766.3270

Vose True Value Hardware
849 Cumberland Hill Road | Woonsocket, RI | 401.762.4343