French Heritage Festival and Soirée

Saturday, September 12, 2020

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

• Arts & Crafts • Face Painting • Paws and Sox from the Pawtucket Red Sox (at noon)•
Event Flier (more detail) and Poster

Tourtieres • Dynamites • Pate Chinois



Les Joyeux Copains (10 am-noon)
Fleur de Lis
(1-3 pm)
Madeleine Riendeau, Emcee


NRICA Free Chalk Art Contest
10 am - 2 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.

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 10 am to register
and receive your box of free Crayola Chalks (Registered Participants).
Then, get creative!



Trivia with Paul Collette

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

and chaired by:

Wally Rathbun (kitchen), Tammy Irwin (vendors)


Saturday, September 7, 2020

5:30 pm
Holy Trinity Parish Hall (OLQM)

Park Square, Woonsocket, RI


• Dynamites and Beverage
• Dancing to Fleur de Lis
Romeo Berthiaume, Emcee

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

and Co-Sponsored by Catholic Financial Life, Chapter No. 42, Duvernay, North Attleboro, MA

and chaired by:

Romeo Berthiaume, Paul Collette, and Paul Plante

All proceeds will benefit Mardi Gras 2021

All Events Sponsored by:




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



Joan Gahan



Daniel E. Gendron, City Council President



Holy Trinity (Our Lady Queen of Martyrs) Church | 1409 Park Avenue | Woonsocket, RI


947 Diamond Hill Road • Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895


L'il General

Manville Sportsmen's Rod and Gun Club

250 High Street | Manville, RI


127 Carrington Avenue | Woonsocket, RI | 401.762.1825

1005 Douglas Pike | Smithfield | 401.233.4700



State Representative Robert D. Phillips



State Senator Roger Picard 



Quota International of Woonsocket


City Councilman David Soucy

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



Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Ward