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American Legion Post 15
The American Legion Post 15, 1016 Main St., East Greenwich, will have Oldies Music Dances on Fridays from 7-11 p.m. On Sept. 9 Bobby Justin. Donation is $7.
Country Music Dancing will be held Sept. 18 from 12-4 p.m. with Ray Cross & Country Heartbeats. Donation is $6.
Girl Scout Registration
Warwick Girl Scout registration will be held Sept. 10 at the Warwick Public Library on Sandy Lane from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Girls in grades kindergarten through grade 12 may join. Find out what Girl Scouts are doing this year, especially preparing for the 100th anniversary in 2012. They are also looking for volunteers to lead or co-lead troops. For more information go www.gsri.org.
Memorial Cancer Walk
The third annual three-mile fundraising walk to benefit women with gynecological cancer and their families will be held Sept. 10 at Warwick City Park on Asylum Rd. Registration at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds go to the "Women in Need" program at Women & Infants’ Hospital in memory of Kerri McClean, who succumbed to a five-year battle with cervical cancer in 2009. Complimentary Reiki, reflexology, massage, chiropractic and astrology services will be offered. Refreshments will be provided. Baskets and gift cards will be raffled. $25 registration fee, survivors walk free. Make checks payable to Women & Infants’ Development Foundation.
New Date Antique Truck Show
The Little Rhody Chapter of ATCA is sponsoring the 8th Annual Antique Truck Show Sept. 11 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine, at the RI-CONN Historical Air Field, 2357 Plainfield Pike, Coventry. Entry fee is $5 per show vehicle plus a canned good for the RI Community Food Bank. Visitors admission is four or more canned goods or $5 per vehicle. All antique trucks, antique tractors, equipment, engines, antique autos, vintage motorcycles and more. There will be no judging and vehicles will be parked in their own classes. Antique planes will be on display and they will have several fly in to attend the show. Also a flea market. Food and refreshments will be available, with live entertainment, games and more. No one is allowed on the showgrounds on Saturday unless you call 647-7226. No pets, alcoholic beverages or pedal bikes.
Conimicut Village Association
The Conimicut Village Association will meet on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Friendship Room of Woodbury Union Church at the corner of Beach Ave. and West Shore Rd. All residents are welcome. Refreshments will be served.
The Friends of Warwick Senior Centers, Inc. will have a bingo Sept. 11 at the Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway. Ample parking, air-conditioned. Doors open from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Learn to Square Dance
Learn to square dance with the Swinging Squares on Sept. 12 from 7-10 p.m. at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Open classes for new dancers until Oct. 17, then the class will be closed to new dancers until the next year. Singles and couples welcome. Free admission for Fun Night Only.
Service Commemorating 9/11 Attacks
Spring Green Memorial Church is having a special service commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The service will be filled with readings, memories and special music. Join them at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 11 at 1350 Warwick Ave. Call the church office at 463-8328 for more information.
Concert at The Trudeau Center
The Trudeau Memorial Center will present The Reggie Centracchio Group in a concert of famous and favorite music on Sept. 12 at 1:45 p.m. at the Patterson Building.
Buckeye Brook Fundraiser
The public is invited to the Buckeye Brook Coalition's 3rd Annual Fundraiser Sept. 18 from 4-6 p.m. on the South Bank of Mill Cove, at 15 River Vue Ave. Join your friends and neighbors for a hamburger and hot dog cookout. This is a family-friendly event with games and live music by classical guitarist Scott Dagget, who will add a touch of class to this year’s event. Tom Ardito of the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program will be this year’s guest speaker. The topic is The Pawtuxet Dam Removal Project. Help protect and preserve your watershed for $10 for BBC members and $15 for non-members. Call 737-1278 for reservations or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Walk to Defeat ALS
The Rhode Island Walk to Defeat ALS will be held at the Confreda Sports Complex, Bend St., Sept. 18. Check-in time is 11 a.m. Walk begins at 12 noon Pre-registration is requested. Walk route is your choice of one mile or more and is handicapped accessible. To register or donate online go to www.walkri.org. For more information call 732-1609.
Course in Medical Technology
Have you ever wondered about the meaning of works like dyspnea or bradycardia? If you've thought about a career in healthcare or wanted a better working knowledge of medical words in your current job, Kent Hospital's Education Department is offering a comprehensive course in medical terms and conditions. The course is open to newcomers to healthcare, people interested in preparing for a career or for anyone who simply wants a better understanding of medical words. The next class runs from Sept. 26 through Nov. 14 and will be held on consecutive Mondays and Thursdays from 4:30-6:30p.m. in the hospital's Trowbridge Building Education Classroom, 4B. The $120 class fee (non-CNE employees) includes all materials and a certificate of completion. For information call 737-7010 x3147.
Cornerstone Church, 1990 Elmwood Ave., Warwick, is now a member of the RI Community Food Bank. Hours of operation are the first and third Saturday from 9-11 a.m. and the second and fourth Monday from 6-8 p.m. For more information call 781-6121.
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.