Cranston Dance Party to Benefit Schools

Parent Advocacy group holds fall benefit this Friday to help Cranston schools.

Cranston Parent Advocacy group; B.A.S.I.C.S. (Benefiting All Students in Cranston Schools) is holding their third annual fall community event, the Dance Party to "Just Fix It", on Friday, September 28, 2012 at the Pastore Youth Center, Gansett Street, Cranston from 7-9pm.

This event will feature a DJ, light show, fantastic raffle prizes, free pizza and refreshments, free t-shirts, and more!  Students can dance the night away while their parents can meet & chat with local Cranston candidates for the School Commitee and City Council.  Dancers can win all-school lunch parties, classroom parties, individual prizes and gift certificates, and there is even a $100 cash prize!
Funds raised from this event will pay for BASICS community activities and music program expenses.  Download your registration form on Facebook, or visit their website, www.BASICS-RI.com and join them for this fantastic event!

scott grzych September 26, 2012 at 01:07 PM
The A.C.L.U. will be monitoring the event so to all the fathers, no dancing with your daughters and to all the mothers, no dancing with your sons.
Bill Santagata September 26, 2012 at 08:57 PM
This was not at all the purpose or basis of the ACLU complaint...please do a little reading up.
Suzanne Arena September 27, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Scott, that is absolutely untrue. Think about what you said, this is not a gender specific title and that is what precipitated the strongest argument against the Father-Daughter and Mother-Son events. BASICS has nothing to worry about...and I do read thru your comment thinking it was said in jest...but we don't want to perpetuate any worry or fear. Reading up as Bill said, is best. I'll bet tapping with my kids and ensuring that each one get's a Tootsie dance with me.
Erika September 27, 2012 at 12:54 AM
This is a fund raiser for the students; lets not turn it into a political debate or it will be ruined for all parents and students participating!


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