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The Tri-City Elks, 1919 West Shore Rd., will have a Pasta Night Aug. 11. from 5:30-7 p.m. Salad, lasagna, garlic sticks, bread & butter, chocolate eclair cake and coffee; $8 per person. The public is welcome
On Aug. 13 from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Dick & Dave Rock-N-Roll Oldees Show will be at the Tri-City Elks.
Country Music Dance
The American Legion Post 15, 1016 Main St., East Greenwich will have a country music dance Aug. 14 from 1-5 p.m. The band will be Jeanie Lovering & Cameleon. Donation is $6.
A Sunday Bingo, sponsored by the Friends of Warwick Senior Centers, Inc., will be held Aug. 14 at the Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway. Doors open at 11 a.m. sharp until 3 p.m. Air conditioned, ample parking.
Shields Post Blood Drive
There will be a blood drive at the William Shields Jr. Post 43, American Legion, 662 West Shore Rd., Aug. 14 from 8 a.m.-12 noon. A free breakfast to all that donate.
Walk For The Children
The Andrea Rizzo Foundation's 10th Annual "Walk For The Children" will be held Aug. 14 sat 2:30 p.m. along the Newport Cliff Walk to benefit children with cancer and special needs. The event will start and finish at Rodgers Recreation Center at Salve Regina University in Newport. This 2-mile walk-a-thon along Narragansett Bay is a free family event featuring door prizes, raffles, kids fun booth, free refreshments and entertaining dance performances by local dance companies. No pre-registration is required. The event is in memory of Andrea Rizzo, a former Ashaway school teacher in Narragansett, special education teacher, Salve Regina University graduate and childhood cancer survivor who was killed at the age of 24 by a drunk driver in 2002.
Cruise Night Fundraiser
The Oakland Beach Cruise Night is having a fundraiser for research to help find a cure of Lewy Body Disease on Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. Rain date is Aug. 23.
Norwood Neighborhood Association
You and your family are invited to "Have a Sundae on a Friday" and enjoy the music by "Cellarfull of Noise.” Make your own sundaes with Warwick Ice Cream, flavors and toppings at a nominal price, and listen to some great music Aug. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Norwood Gazebo on Pawtuxet Ave. Bring chairs and blankets.
The Church of the Assumption, 97 Walcott St., Pawtucket, will hold its 84th Annual Grecian Festival Aug. 19 from 5-10 p.m., Aug. 20 from 12-10 p.m. and Aug. 21 from 12-9 p.m. Ample street parking in the area. Free shuttle bus at the easy access parking lot on Roosevelt Ave. Rain or shine, all under tents.
Classic Car Cruise
The William Shields Post #43, 662 West Shore Rd., will have its 1st Annual classic Car Cruise Aug. 20 from 12-4p.m. (rain date Aug. 27) Sign-in is at 11 a.m. $3 entry fee per car. Hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, soda and draft beer will be available. Vote for your favorite car: 1st place prize, 2nd place prize, 3rd place prize. 50/50 raffle. Listen to your favorite "oldies" music.
Gorton High School Grand Reunion
The Gorton High School Grand Reunion for all classes 1941-1955 will be held on the weekend of Aug. 20-21. On Aug. 20 from 4-9 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Sandy Lane. Informal and casual night. On Aug. 21 a family style dinner at the Radisson Hotel. 11:30 a.m. social hour, 12:30 dinner. $30 per person. Call Dot McGuinn at 463-9535 for more info.
Steel Guitar Jam
A New England Steel Guitar Jam will be held Aug. 21 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Legion Post #15, 1016 Main St. East Greenwich. The kitchen will be open. The band is Ray Cross and the Country Heartbeats. Donation $6.
Shopping for House of Hope CDC
Macy's annual shop for a cause event is held around the nation every year, helping local nonprofits raise money for their cause. This year on Aug. 27, shoppers in Rhode Island can support House of Hope CDC by shopping at their local Macy's.
To participate, shoppers must buy a $5 shopping pass from House of Hope CDC for exclusive savings to be used in-store or online on Aug. 27. Ticket buyers also receive a chance to win a $500 Macy's gift card. All proceeds will go directly to the House of Hope CDC. For tickets call Holly at 463-3324 x233.
Neighborhood Watch Yard Sale
The Oakland Beach Neighborhood Watch will have a community yard sale Aug. 27 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the JONAH Community Center, 830 Oakland Beach Ave. Participants inside JONAH $10, outside JONAH $5. Bring a table, chair, items no longer used or needed and happiness. Call George at 732-0191 to participate or e-mail email@example.com.
September 11 Fundraiser
A September 11 fundraiser will be held in memory of Mark Charette by the Benefit Button Hole Golf Foundation on Aug. 29 at the Fenner Hill Country Club in Hope Valley. 8:30 Shotgun-Scramble-$125 per person with breakfast, golf, dinner and prizes or $30 steak fry only. Returning to Poncho O’Malley's for steak and prizes. Call Olivia at 783-8484.
Foster Parrots Open House
The Foster Parrots in Hope Valley will have an open house and gala fundraiser extravaganza at the Wildlife Sanctuary on Aug. 27. The event will feature sanctuary tours in the afternoon, a raffle and silent auction, live music by popular Boston-based acoustic rock band the Adam Ezra Group, a vegetarian buffet and an open beer and wine bar. All proceeds will benefit the work of Foster Parrots and the New England exotic Wildlife Sanctuary. Ticket and sponsorship information can be found online at www.fosterparrots.com.
Mentor a Child
Do you have an hour a week to spare? That's all it takes to make a difference in the life of a child. Today's children need positive, caring adult role models to help them develop confidence, self-esteem and a desire to stay in school. For more information on the Warwick Mentor Program, please contact Pamela Leonhardt at 732-7700 x117 or visit the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership Web site at www.mentorRI.org.
Old Warwick Grange #41
The Grange is a fraternal community service, non-profit organization with a special interest in rural life and the traditions of faith, patriotism, leadership and family values. Grange-where the whole family can go and grow. Help them to help others. The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. No meetings in July or August. The Grange hall is located at 1175 West Shore Rd.
The Child Outreach Department of the Warwick Public Schools, in cooperation with the Volunteers of Warwick schools (VOWS), conducts regular preschool screening clinics. All Warwick preschool children between the ages of 3 and 5 are offered the Early Screening Inventory-Revised (ESI-R). This is a free service provided by the Warwick Public Schools. Participation in a Developmental Screening is a long established program of the Warwick School Department that provides families with information about their child's development and offers information about community resources. For more information, or to arrange a clinic appointment for your preschool aged child, call the VOWS office at 734-3230.
Free Sunday Lunch
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 389 Greenwich Ave., is offering a free lunch for anyone in need of a meal or companionship. All are welcome every Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information call 737-6758.
Rhode Island Pet Bird Club
The R.I. Pet Bird Club welcomes anyone who owns birds or has an interest in exotic birds. Meet other people who have birds, listen to guest lecturers and more. The meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. For more information call Michele at 739-7290 or visit www.orgsites.com/ri/ripbc.
Bird House Rescue
Lazicki's Bird House Rescue, 1935 Warwick Ave. (behind the Giant Stride Dive shop) that does exotic bird rescue. For more information call 732-5806 ask for Diane.
There will be Bingo at Sparrows Point III, 355 Hardig Rd., every Wednesday starting April 6. Doors open at 4 p.m., bingo starts promptly at 6 p.m.
Photographic Society of RI
The Photographic Society of Rhode Island welcomes camera enthusiasts of all abilities. Meetings are held on the second, third and fourth Tuesday of each month, September through May at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave. For more information visit www.psri.us.
There will be bingo every Friday at 6:45 p.m. at Meadowbrook Terrace on Warwick Ave. in the Community Hall.
The Donate Shop is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit thrift store that provides free clothing to families in crisis. They are an all volunteer organization that relies solely on the support of the community to continue this endeavor. The shop has a new location at 400 Warwick Ave., Unit #14, between Dunkin Donuts and Shaw's. They are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The phone number is 533-9944, the website is www.thedonateshop.org and “Like” them on Facebook for special updates.
Gambling Counseling Offered
Bridgemark now offers individual, group and family counseling for problem gambling. If you or a loved one is experiencing difficulties as a result of gambling, call for discreet and confidential assistance, 781-2700. Deaf services are also available; call their videophone number 1-866-730-9573.
Domestic Violence Volunteers
The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center (EBCC) is currently seeking volunteers for their Speakers Bureau. All volunteers will be trained to provide outreach, as a representative of EBCC, to communities in their service area through attendance at health and community fairs and by fulfilling requests for informational speaking engagements. Volunteers will receive thorough and specialized training under the supervision of the agency services coordinator before beginning this work. For more information, or to get involved, contact Deb Ferrante at 738-9700.
Fife and Drum Corps
The Kentish Guards Fife and Drum Corps rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at the Kentish Guards Armory on Pierce St. in East Greenwich. Free lessons on playing the fife are provided to men and young men interested in joining the corps.
Fife & Drum Corps
Join the Pawtuxet Rangers Fife & Drum Corps of Warwick and continue the great tradition of Colonial/Revolutionary history through music. The Fife & Drum Corps meets every Wednesday night at Wyman Elementary School from 6:30-8 p.m. The corps is open to anyone over the age of 12. Drum and fife instruction is available to beginners.