Mancini Center announces support groups and events

Mancini Center announces support groups and events

NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., announces the following programs.

• Grief Support Group by Beacon Hospice meets Thursday, March 14, from 1 to 2 p.m., for those who have experienced loss. Participants learn about the grieving process, develop coping strategies and begin to integrate these changes into their lives.

• The In-Sight Support Group will meet Tuesday, March 19, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The group brings together people who are living with vision loss to help them find ways to overcome the isolation, loneliness, and frustration that they may be feeling. To register, contact Rick Andrade at 401-941-3322, or email

• Hearing screenings and consultations will be offered by Dr. Mary Kay Uchmanowicz of Twin River Hearing Health on Wednesdays, March 20 and April 17, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The screenins are free and no appointment is necessary.

• An Earth Day trip to Rhode Island Resource and Recovery and lunch at the English Muffin in Johnston will be held Thursday, April 25, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The cost is $3 per person for the tour. Pay your own lunch.

• Senior Day at McCoy Stadium PawSox Game and Pre-game Bingo will be held Thursday, May 16. Bus will leave the center at 9 a.m. Trip includes reserved seats for the game and a $7 food credit. The deadline to sign up is Monday, April 8.

• Learn how to play high-low-jack at the center on Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m. 

• A new cribbage group meets at the center on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. The group is informal open to all members.

For more information, visit or call 401-231-0742.