Rhode Island Women's Association
RIWA-Serving lesbian women of RI, SE/Mass. and CT.

Mark your Calendar for Upcoming Events

 June 18th
PrideFest RI
Along the River
12:00 PM -

RIWA will be hosting a booth at this years
 40th Annual PrideFest.
 Show your support, stand united and enjoy our
 beautiful city in the company of our
 fabulous LGBTQ community.
 Make sure to stop by our booth to say hello
 and leave with a free tattoo! Hope to see you there.

Saturday July 9th
12:00 PM -

Colt State Park
1070 Hope Street, Bristol, RI

Join RIWA for our annual summer pilgrimage to
Colt State Park for another great summer picnic.
Get ready to gather with old friends and meet
new. Bring  your own picnic, a blanket or a
lounge chair and help us celebrate summer!
Let the Bocce begin. Will update on exact
site location and directions as event gets
closer. Hope to see you there.

Saturday July 29th
6:00 PM -

Indigo Lounge
599 Tiogue Avenue, Coventry, RI


Since our last fundraiser was such a great
success RIWA and Indigo have decided to team
up once more. Come join us for our Summer
Fundraiser at Indigo  with all you can eat
Pizza from 6:00pm - 8:00pm for only $10.
At 8:00pm the all female band Midnight Honey
will be performing followed at 9:30 by Skelton
Crew. Great food, great music, great cause, this
is an event not to be missed.
Hope to see you there.

No cover charge for bands


RIWA has an incredible venue for our Dances….


Old Slater Mill in Pawtucket, RI! 
visit at

Mark your Calendar for the next dance

 Sept 10th

Doors open at 7:00 pm
all dances are BYOB

2016 Dance dates are available!


  September 10th, November 12th, December 10th  


Members attend all dances for free.
Registration Form

Not ready to become a member? 
Single-event membership is available at the door
$12.00 per dance, cash only please

It’s a new year, new venue and we are excited to continue old traditions while entertaining the infinite possibilities for RIWA as an organization!   


Slater Mill offers historic 19th century charm with a modern twist.


There is a large dance area, as well as quiet areas to sit and chat.

Conveniently located off Route 95 at
67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, RI.

There is ample on-site parking in a
private parking lot, adjacent to the site

SLATER MILL is a National Historic
Landmark, designated by the
U.S. Department of the Interior
and the National Parks Service

Rhode Island Women's Association, Inc. is a non-profit 
corporation whose purpose is to provide a 
supportive social, recreational, and educational network for its members.


Please feel to contact the Chairwoman for additional information

RIWA invites you to visit our meetup site at: RIWA Meetup

E-mail Chairwoman: Donna-Marie Frappier

        E-mail: webmaster@RIWA.net

      Mail: Rhode Island Women's Association, Inc.
PO Box 3586
Cranston, RI 02910

What's going on, you decide - sponsor an event!

Be sure to catch up with a member of the steering committee and tell them about
 your interest, show your support to keep the organization active. Sponsor an event and share
your interest with the group, you'll be surprised how many women may share a common interest.


Officers for 2016:

Chairwoman: Donna-Marie Frappier

Treasurer: Lynn

Secretary: Lisa Abreau

 Membership Coordinator:  Lisa Cipriano

Website Administrator: Leslie Baker

Members-at-large are:

Jennifer Heald
Shawn Judge
Sharon Cavalloro
Rose Thompson

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