Gathering to Give – Folk Concert at Restmere

Gathering to Give – Folk Concert at Restmere
Saturday, June 4, 2022

Restmere Estates in Middletown will be the storied setting serving as the backdrop of a memorable and distinctive Gathering
to Give musical event to benefit Adoption Rhode Island.
On Saturday, June 4, guests will enjoy a live concert on the lawn of this beautiful Aquidneck Island home with proceeds supporting vital programs helping children and teenagers in foster care in Rhode Island to have the best future possible.Gala at the restmere

The evening will begin with tours of Restmere, the lovingly restored 1857 Italianate Villa that is home to hosts Cheryl Hackett and John Grosvernor. After enjoying a peek at Restmere’s interior restoration and basement art gallery, guests will enjoy cocktails, light bites, and a night of music on the lawn of this historic home, nicknamed ‘The Blues House’ during 1964 Newport Folk Festival.

Featured artists:
Renowned classical Guitarist John Monllos and Vocalist Joanne Rondino tour throughout New England as the musical duo John and Joanne. They will be joined by several of their noted musical friends:
Brass Force, fueled by the talent of ten exceptional musicians whose high-energy and musical skills have rocked RI and the region for more than 20 years – earning them a place as one of the area’s most beloved bands.

Seating is limited for this small, intimate event.

Ticket price of $200 per person includes house and art gallery tour, cocktails and light fare, concert, and a commemorative concert gift box.

$500 Circle of Friends Patron Package includes 2 tickets and the above features, and recognition as a patron in program materials.

Purchase tickets at
Send check to Adoption Rhode Island, PO Box 6411, Providence, RI 02940

Gathering to Give – Dunes Club Gala

Gathering to Give – Dunes Club Gala

Thursday, June 2

Come enjoy an evening overlooking the ocean from the beautiful Dunes Club in Narragansett.

Join the company of others who care about children in foster care and want to make a difference in their lives.

This evening will include:

  • Cocktail hour with passed hors d’hoeuvres
  • Program that highlights the impact of the life-changing work you make possible
  • Fund a need where you can make a donation toward an area where you would like to make the most impact
  • Live auction with some amazing items (including a week in an Italian Villa!)
  • Delectable Food stations

$100 per person

Purchase tickets at OR
If you would like to pay by check, please send to:
Adoption RI, PO Box 6411, Providence, RI 02940

Waiting Family Night

Registered and waiting families and youth are invited to join us virtually to discuss various considerations and questions waiting families might have.