Drag Bingo will return for the 2017 - 2018 season on September 21st. Over $2000 in cash and prizes awarded every month. Here's the full schedule and themes for the 2017-2018 season. 

9/21/17 – Talk like a Pirate Bingo – Celebrate National Talk Like a Pirate Day as we kick off the 21st season of Drag Bingo! 
10/19/17 – Texas Chainsaw Mascara – Halloween Costume Contest Bingo! - $100 Cash Prize for Best Costume!
11/16/17 – Spanksgiving Bingo! Bring Canned food Items for thefamilies of ACOS 
12/21/17 –Jingle-Bingo Ball Rock! Donate Toys and Target for the Kidsat ACOS 
1/18/18 – 70’s Sleep Over Bingo! Come Dressed in your Pajamasand rock the night away to your favorite 70’s hits!  
2/15/18 – Cosmic Love: A Space Oddity – Bingo will be out of this world!
3/15/18 – Irish Eyeliner are Smiling! – Kiss your Blarney Stone and Come play Bingo! 
4/5/18  – BONUS BINGO! – King of Queens – The Queens are WILD!!
4/19/18 – Spring Bonnet Bingo - $100 Cash Prize for Best Bonnet!
5/17/18 – Under the Sea! - Down here all the fish are happy! Wear your towl and make a splash!!
6/21/18 - Show us Your 'Pride' Bingo! - Beniefiting Rhode Island Pride!

The Riviera Bingo Palace
1612 Elmwood Ave.

Cranston, RI 02910 (get directions)
Doors open at 5:30pm, bingo starts at 7pm
$20 to play, 18+ event

Join AIDS Care Ocean State as we kick off the ARTBeat 2017 Season to benefit our mission of providing care for those who are affected by or at risk for HIV infection. ARTBeat kicks off with our Reflections Gallery Opening and Cocktail Reception on October 1st at the Providence Place Mall Winter Garden and concludes on October 27th with our Gala which will include a Live and Silent Auction, Artistic Performance and Amazing Culinary Masterpieces at Skyline at Waterplace Park!

Reflections Gallery Opening Night: Sunday, October 1, 2017 - Click Here for Tickets
Location: Providence Place Mall
7:00 PM - $25.00 or Complimentary for Sponsors, Artists & VIP ARTBeat Ticket Holders. 
This events Includes Open Bar, Passed Hors D'oeuvres and Exclusive Opening Night Performances.

Our Reflections Gallery will feature 100 local artists who will create a commissioned piece based on this year's theme: Reflection on canvases donated by the Ocean State Job Lot Charitable Foundation. These 100 works of art will be on display at the Providence Place Mall from October 1st - October 31st. Each piece can be bid on through BiddingforGood.com and AIDSCareOS.org. The 3 works of art that have the highest bid will be featured in the LIVE ARTBeat Auction at Skyline at Waterplace Park on October 27th

If you would like to create a piece of art for our Reflection Gallery Opening please contact: George Evans Marley at GeorgeM@AIDSCareOS.org or Call 401.521.3603

ARTBeat Red Ribbon Auction: October 1 - 25 - Click HERE to View Our Auction
Our online auction of gift certificates, services, jewelry, vacations, clothing, electronics, etc. will be live from October 1 - 31, 2017 on BiddingforGood.com. Bidding for Good allows thousands of people nationwide to bid and learn all about what Rhode Island has to offer! Our goals are to provide as much visibility as possible for our auction donors and raise much-needed funds to support our expanding programs. Bid High and Bid often! Check back all the time! New items will be added every week!

ARTBeat2017: Friday, October 27, 2017 - Click Here for Tickets
Location: Skyline at Waterplace Park
VIP Entrance - 5:00pm: $100 (2 for $175)
General Admission - 6:00pm: $40
All Tickets include Complimentary Valet Parking

VIP Entrance Includes: Open bar until 8 PM, exclusive culinary tastings, exclusive live art experiences, first-hand look at all live and silent auction items, free swag bag with exclusive art as well as admission to the ARTBeat Reflections Gallery opening on October 1 at The Providence Place Mall. 
General Admission Includes: Complimentary tasting from our culinary partners, once in a lifetime artistic performances and cash bar.

2017's King of Queen - May 7, 2017 at the Colosseum in Downtown Providence! Join us and cheer on members of our community who are transformed into beautifully stunning DRAG QUEENS for ONE night only by their amazing drag queen mothers. Who will be crowned 2017 King of Queens for Judges Choice and Fan Favorite? Join us and find out and support ACOS!

Each contestant has been matched with a Drag Mother to guide them in their look, character, performance and name. Our contestants will spend the upcoming weeks waxing, shaving, plucking, primping, learning to walk in heels and finding the perfect outfit and song to lip-sync while their Drag Mothers share their time, expertise and a whole ton of makeup. But, only ONE will be named the 2017 King of Queens!

Join us on May 7th at The Colosseum (180 Pine St. in downtown Providence.) Doors open at 6pm, show starts at 7pm. Tickets sold at door for $20. King of Queens 2017 is produced and presented by Alysha Brock and its proceeds are donated to AIDS Care Ocean State to support HIV/AIDS programs and services in Rhode Island.

Remember to bring your tip money! The Fan Favorite is chosen based on tips and donations the contestant receives. Be sure to check out your favorite contestants online because many of them have already started collecting donations through gofundme.com!

For more information and event details, please visit us on the web at aidscareos.org

or contact info@aidscareos.org. See you there!

World AIDS Day is held on the 1st December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died. World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day, held for the first time in 1988.

AIDS Care Ocean State is celebrating World AIDS Day this year at Barnes & Noble, 1350 Bald Hill Rd. December 1st from 9am – 9pm. Barnes & Noble (Warwick, RI) will donate up to 20% of all sales including books, toys, holiday items and even café items will go back to AIDS Care Ocean State.

Shop Barnes and Noble Online, Warwick, Smithfield, and in Portsmouth to benefit ACOS. - Just mention World AIDS Day at Checkout! 

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO CAME OUT TO PAINT THE TOWN RED with Eat Drink RI, Rhode Island Monthly, 94 HJY, The Rhode Island Department of Health & AIDS Care Ocean State on Thursday, April 27, 2017!

Participating bars, clubs and restaurants contribute up to 30% of their total sales to benefit AIDS Care Ocean State's mission of providing quality housing, case management, medical and nursing care, and prevention to those affected by or at risk for HIV infection.

We are currently seeking additional Restaurants, Bars & Clubs to participate in Paint the Town Red 2018 to Benefit AIDS Care Ocean State. 

To Sign Up, Visit: bit.ly/PARTNERPTTR2018

Restaurants who sign up before January 1st 2018 will be featured on all collateral materials including posters, post card mailers, electronic invitations, social media, press releases and more!!

That’s Amore!

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

VIP Reception starts at 5 p.m.

General admission starts at 6 p.m. 

Ticket Price: $80 VIP Reception   $50 General Admission

Use Promo Code: EarlyBird for 20% of Tickets until December 1st, 2017

Celebrate the culinary tradition of Rhode Island at the Skyline at Waterplace, where some of the best local restaurants, breweries, vineyards and distilleries will excite your taste buds and spirits while supporting AIDS Care Ocean State's Mission of providing quality housing, case management, medical and nursing care, and prevention to adults, families, adolescents and children who are affected by or at risk for HIV infection.

Click here to see a full list of Current Vendors