NOTICE:For your convenience, you can e-mail your bulletin board notices to firstname.lastname@example.org as well as mail to 1944 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI 02889, or fax to 732-3110.
9/11 Special Service
Spring Green Memorial Church is having a special service commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. It will be a service filled with readings, memories and special music. Please join us at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 11 at 1350 Warwick Ave., Warwick. Call the church office at 463-8328 for more information.
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. 16 Looking Back. Donation is $7.
Country Music Dancing will be held Sept. 18 from 12-4 p.m. with Ray Cross & Country Heartbeats. Donation is $6.
Members will meet on Sept. 15, at 1:30p.m. in St. Kevin's Hall. Horse Racing will follow the meeting. Bakers are Jan David, Diane Carley, carolyn Caron and Lorraine Egan.
The Nightingale of Mosul: A Nurse's Journey of Service, Struggle, and War. Rhode Island resident, and author Susan Luz a Bronze Star recipient, will be signing books on Sept. 18 from 12-3p.m. at Just Myna"s, 174 Dainielson Pike, N. Scituate. Proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Warwick Public Library will hold their semi-annual Book Sale on Sept. 23 from 6-9p.m. (for members only, new members are welcome), Sept. 24 from 9a.m.-3p.m. and Sept. 25 from 1-3p.m. The sale has a great selection of books, videos, puzzles, and CD's. Book bags are available.
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 email@example.com.
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.
The RI Family Shelter will have a yard sale on Sept. 17 from 9a.m.-2p.m., rain date is Sept. 24. The sale will be held in the rear parking lot of the shelter at 165 Beach Ave.
The 5th Blood Drive in memory of Tiffany Renee DeSisto will be held on Sept. 17 from 8:30a.m.-2:30p.m. at the Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave. Tiffany was a graduate of Pilgrim High School class of 2005.
William Shields Post #43
There will be a meeting of the William Shields Jr. Post #43 on Sept. 19 at 7:30p.m. All members are requested to attend. The post is located at 662 West Shore Rd.
The Gaspee Seniors will meet on Sept. 20 at the Buttonwoods Community Center on West Shore Rd. at 1p.m. They will have their Pot Luck luncheon. Bring your place setting as well as you dish.
The Ocean State Toastmasters will meet on Sept. 20 from 7-9p.m. at Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Rd. For more information call Ed Skurka at 828-1625 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Norwood Neighborhood Association
The Norwoood Neighborhood Association will meet on Sept. 21 at 7p.m. ast the Boys & Girls Club on Frederick St. Bruce Place, Warwick City Council President, will be the guest speaker. Also on Sept. 24, there will be a Norwood Neighborhood Yard Sale from 7a.m.-4p.m. To register, or for details call 785-0616 or email email@example.com.
Calling all crafters, artists, jewelers, bakers, candle makers, Avon, Mary Kay, Pampered Chef, Willow Tree Herbs, Tupperware and others, are wanted for the Robertson Elementary School Fall Festival/Craft Fair will be held on Oct. 15 from 10a.m.-3p.m. Tables are $25 with a donation item worth $10. Contact Meredith Modeen at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 996-9639.
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.