Ocean State Job Lot is holding its annual “Buy, Give, Get” coat donation program to benefit veterans in need. Between now and Jan. 3, 2024, any customer who buys a warm coat at a Job Lot location for $40 and gives it back to the store as a donation to a veteran in need will receive a $40 gift card. Approximately 55,000 winter coats will be available for purchase during the coat drive.
Drinks and animals
Rhode Home Rescue will hold a Cocktail Party Fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 17, from 7-9 p.m. at the organization’s new facility at 1084 West Shore Road, Warwick. The event will offer drinks, raffles, a bake sale and more. Tickets cost $25 and proceeds will support the organization, which helps find forever homes for dogs. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com.
Having a ball
Sojourner House will host its 13th annual Masquerade Ball on Friday, Nov. 17, from 7-11 p.m. at the Graduate Providence, 11 Dorrance St., Providence. The event will include an astrological-inspired cocktail hour, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and live performances. Sojourner House will sponsor a celestial-themed dessert contest and challenge the city’s best bakeries. Tickets cost $125 and proceeds will go toward the organization, which supports those who have experienced domestic abuse. For more information, visit the Sojourner House’s website.
Your best guess
A trivia night will be held in support of the Davisville Free Library on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 6-9 p.m. at St. Francis de Sales, 381 School St., North Kingstown. Attendees will participate in various trivia contests for chances to win prizes. Tickets cost $25 and proceeds will support the library’s operations. For more information, visit Eventbrite.com.