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Rhode Island Guide To May Breakfasts

Saturday, May 04, 2013


Whether you prefer pancakes or Johnnycakes, it's May Breakfast time, starting this weekend.

It's that time of year again, Rhode Island! May Breakfasts are one of the state's oldest and most delicious traditions. Take your pick and get ready to chow down!

Saturday, April 27

Cranston: 31st Annual "All You Can Eat" Gourmet, Almost May
Get your fill of frittatas, Johnnycakes, homemade waffles with fruit and whipped cream, and more at Woodridge Congregational United Church of Christ’s annual all-you-can-eat breakfast. The breakfast will also serve sausage, corned beef hash, home fries, homemade baked beans, strudel, muffins, pastries, and drinks. 8-11am. Adults $8.50. Children under 10 $5.50. Woodridge Congregational United Church of Christ, 20 Jackson Road, off Budlong Road. Call (401) 942-0662, or click here for more information.

Tiverton: First Baptist Church May Breakfast
First Baptist "Old Stone" Church is offering a breakfast fit for a king, serving scrambled eggs, bacon, home fries, pancakes, Johnnycakes, toast, muffins, orange juice and coffee. Donations will benefit the ministries of Old Stone Church. 7-10am. 7 Old Stone Church Rd. Tickets: donations will be expected. For more information, call (401) 624-4155 or click here. No reservations are necessary.

Sunday, April 28

Warren: Spring Breakfast
St. Thomas the Apostle Church is offering a breakfast of includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, home fries, fruit cup, juice, doughnuts and coffee. After breakfast try your luck at winning a picnic basket, kitted out with everything you’ll need for a picnic. 7-11am. Tickets are $9 for adults and $4 for children under 12. Call (401) 245-4488 or (401) 245-4469 for tickets. 500 Metacom Ave.

Wednesday, May 1

Narragansett: May Day Morris Dancing and Community Breakfast
Get up bright and early for an English agricultural tradition of dancing in the planting season. Morris dancers decorated with ribbons and bells join to dance awake the Spring in performance on the beach in front of a beautiful oceanfront sunrise, followed by a fun dance for everyone! End the morning with a special community breakfast. Narragansett Towers, 35 Ocean Rd. 5:40am-7am. Click here for more information.

Foster: 61st Annual May Breakfast
Don’t miss out on Foster Center Baptist Church’s 61st Annual May Breakfast with bacon, eggs, toast, johnnycakes, coffee, juice and homemade pie for dessert. Pansies, church cookbooks, and May baskets will be for sale as well as quilt raffle tickets. 6-10am. Foster Center Baptist Church, Howard Hill Road. Adults: $6.00, Children 6-12: $2.00, Children 5 and under: free. Call (401) 647-5136 or click here for more information.

Saturday, May 4

Coventry: Early Morning Bird Walk and Breakfast at Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge
Springtime calls May 4th in the form of bird songs. Hear the melodies of Scarlet Tanagers, Baltimore Orioles, warblers and more in the beautiful Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge. After the exploration, pull up a seat fireside inside a cozy lakeside cabin, before heading back to the trail for more birding. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. 8am–12pm. Audubon members, $25; non-members, $30; ages 14+. Course Number: 134333-244. Call (401) 949-5454, or click here for more information. Maxwell Mays Wildlife Refuge, 2082 Victory Highway.

East Providence: 78th Annual May Breakfast
Newman Congregational Church is hosting their 78th Annual May breakfast featuring RI food and May baskets. Tickets will be on sale at the door, and as always handmade May Baskets will be available to purchase! Newman Congregational Church, corner of Newman and Pawtucket Avenues. 7-11am. Adults, $6; children under 12, $3. Call (401) 434-4742 for more information. Click here for more information.

Warwick: 87th Annual May Breakfast
Norwood Baptist Church is serving up eggs (cooked to order), bacon or ham, home fries, baked beans, cereal, muffins, rolls, pie, juice, coffee, tea or milk. Shop for special all-occasion gift baskets as well as candy filled May baskets. Call (401) 941-7040 for advance ticket sales, and reservations. Tickets may be purchased at the door. 7-10am. $8 for adults, $4 for children 5-12, children 4 and under free. Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave. Click here for more information.

Coventry: 2nd Annual May Breakfast
Join the Literacy Volunteers of Kent County and the Coventry Public Library Foundation for a May Breakfast at Nino’s on Lake Tiogue followed by raffles and kid activities for all to enjoy. 8:30am-10:30am. Nino's on Lake Tiogue, 446 Tiogue Avenue. Adults, $11; children 6-10, $5; under 5, free. Call (401) 822-9103, or email for more information, or click here.

West Warwick: 49th Annual May Breakfast
All you can eat breakfast buffet featuring Johnny Cakes, sausage, home fries, beans, pancakes, pies, muffins, fresh fruit, juice, coffee and more! Get the chance to grab specially made May baskets with homemade fudge and tasty candies at the breakfast. 7 am-10 am. Adults $7.50, Children $4.00 under 3 our guests. Riverpoint Congregational Church, 75 Providence Street. Call (401) 821-1195, or click here for more information.

Cranston: 11th Annual May Breakfast with Camilla Gibb
Digest your reading and your breakfast with guest speaker Camilla Gibb, author of four novels, recipient of the Trillium Book Award, the City of Toronto Book Award and the CBC Canadian Literary Award and an adjunct faculty member of the graduate creative writing programs at the University of Guelph-Humber and the University of Toronto. 9am-12pm. Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. Registration required. Click here to register. Call 401-273-2250, email, or click here for more information.

Cranston: Traditional May Breakfast
Join Phillips Memorial Baptist Church for the annual May Breakfast featuring Johnnycakes, baked beans, scrambled eggs, ham, fruit pie, juice, coffee and tea. After breakfast browse their selection of beautiful, handmade May Baskets overflowing with cookies and candy! 7-10am. Price: $6.00 adults, $3.00 children (10 and under). Fellowship Hall, Phillips Memorial Baptist Church, 565 Pontiac Ave. Click here for more information.

Providence: May Breakfast
The Church of the Redeemer will host its annual May Breakfast featuring eggs, pancakes, ham, sausage, homemade muffins, and more. 8am-11am. Adults: $7; Children under 12: $4; under 5: Free. 655 Hope St. For more information call (401) 331-0678.

Sunday, May 5

Smithfield: 40th Annual May Breakfast Brunch
Join the Smith-Appleby House Museum for tasty homemade goodies from berry breads, Grandma's old fashioned baked beans, chilled fruit cups, Johnnycakes, omelets, bacon, coffee and orange juice. The food will be served by volunteers dressed in Colonial-costumes in historic House Museum. 11am. $20, includes self-guided house tour. Reservations required. Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road. Call (401) 231-7363, email, or click here for more information.

Providence: May Breakfast
For over 40 years St. Martin's Episcopal Church has hosted a May breakfast for the community. This year join them for an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet featuring all your favorite tasty fares. Proceeds benefit the Epiphany Soup Kitchen and the Episcopal Conference Center. Call the church to register for tickets. 7am-12pm. St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 50 Orchard Avenue. Call (401) 751-2141, or click here for more information.

Warren: May Breakfast
Looking to catch a later breakfast? St. Alexander Church is hosting an all homemade breakfast starting a little later, at 10am. Serving eggs, sausage, ham, homemade home fries, breads and muffins, fruit, juice, coffee and more–there’s something for everyone. $9 for adults, $5 for children. 10am-noon. 221 Main St. Call (401) 245-6369 for more info.

Saturday, May 11

Cranston: Edgewood Congregational Church
Get your fix of traditional New England breakfast vittles featuring hash browns, sausage, baked beans, Johnnycakes, fruit salad, eggs, juice, pie, all you can eat! Don't forget to bring Mom along to celebrate the day before Mother's Day. After the breakfast pick out flowers, plants, gift items, gift baskets, candy, cards and more. 7am-11am. Edgewood Congregational Church, 1788 Broad Street. Call (401) 461-1344 or click here for more information.

Saturday, May 18

West Warwick: 3rd Annual May Breakfast Fundraiser
Support The Artic Mission homeless shelter and enjoy a lively May breakfast packed full of live music, raffles, live and silent auctions, and a fantastic full breakfast! Proceeds benefit The Artic Mission. 9:30am-12:30pm. The West Valley Inn, 4 Blossom Street. Call (401) 828-9400 x102, or click here for more information.

Sunday, May 19

Middletown: 31st Annual Birds and Breakfast
Stop by the Norman Bird Sanctuary to usher in the spring with birdsong and food. Executive Chef of White Horse Tavern, Rich Silvia presents his delicious locally grown and organic May breakfast. Indulge in the feast before embarking on a walk led by expert birders, partaking in children’s activities, and meeting a resident raptor. Bird Walks: 7:30-11am on the half hour. Breakfast seatings: 8, 9 and 10 am. Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road. Call (401) 846-2577 for reservations, or click here for more information.


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