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.
The Gaspee Seniors will meet on Sept. 20 at the Buttonwoods Community Center on West Shore Rd. at 1p.m. They will have thier Pot Luck luncheon. Bring your place setting as well as you dish.
The Ocean State Toastmasters will meet on Sept. 20 from 7-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Rd. For more information call Ed Skurka at 828-1625 or email@example.com.
Norwood Neighborhood Association
The Norwood Neighborhood Association will meet on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at 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 7 a.m.-4 p.m. To register or for details call 785-0616 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Girls Basketball Tryouts & Open Gym
Tryouts for all 2012 RI Breakers Girls teams are Sept. 22 and 29. Grades 5-8 registration is 6 p.m., grades 9-11 registration is 7:30 p.m. at CCRI Knight Campus, 400 East Ave., Warwick. Open Gym is open to all high school basketball players every Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at CCRI Knight Campus, 400 East Ave., Warwick.
Friends of Warwick Animal Shelter
The Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will have a general meeting Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. They will be discussing the upcoming dog walk and other fund-raisers and possible new events. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Brenda Nordin at 467-2692.
@H_Bulletin Board:American Legion Post 15@T_Basic:The American Legion Post 15, 1016 Main St., East Greenwich, will have Oldies Music Dances on Fridays from 7-11 p.m. On Sept. 23, Bobby Justin. Donation is $7.
Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Warwick Public Library will hold their semi-annual book sale Sept. 23 from 6-9 p.m. (for members only, new members are welcome), Sept. 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sept. 25 from 1-3 p.m. The sale has a great selection of books, videos, puzzles and CDs. Book bags are available.
Fall Prevention Balance Screenings
On Sept. 23 VNA of Care New England will support Rhode Island’s efforts to recognize National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Rehabilitation staff from VNA Care New England will be at the Pilgrim Senior Center Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. to conduct a fall prevention balance screening. This program will also be held at 10 a.m. on Oct. 11 at the Buttonwoods Community Center, 3027 West Shore Rd.
The Pet Refuge, a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter, is holding a book sale Sept. 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Pet Refuge, 500 Stony Lane, North Kingstown.
A free community breakfast will be held Sept. 24 from 8-9:30 a.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 111 West Shore Rd. On the last Saturday of every month St. Mark's is hosting a free breakfast for their friends and neighbors. Please join them. For more information call 737-3127 or visit www.stmarkswarwick.org.
Duckpin Youth Bowling
Warwick PAL and Meadowbrook Lanes sponsor Duckpin Youth Bowling Leagues on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. Open to all children from ages 7-21 years of age. Registration is Sept. 24 from 9-11 a.m. and the bowling starts on Oct. 2 at 9 a.m. $20 registration, $7 per week includes three strings of bowling, shoe rental, end of season bowling party and trophy.
On Monday after school at 3:30 p.m. Open to all children ages 4-6 years old. $12 registration fee, $6 per week to bowl, includes two strings of bowling, shoe rental, end of season bowling party and trophy. Registration is Sept. 26 from 3:30-5 p.m. Bowling starts Oct. 3 at 3:30 p.m. Call Meadowbrook Lanes at 737-5402 for more information.
Daughters of Isabella Bingo
The St. Benedict Circle daughters of Isabella, Circle #423, will be sponsoring a money bingo Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. at the St. Benedict School Parish Center on Transit St. $10 admission includes bingo package, dessert, coffee and a chance to win door prizes. All are welcome. There will also be an assorted prize raffle held with first prize being the Miss Isabella Doll with $50 attached. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. For more information call Donna or Gina at 738-6379.
There will be a chili cook-off at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Sept. 24 from 4-6 p.m. Everyone is invited. Join them for a chance to taste some delicious chili and vote. $5 donation will get you all the chili you can eat and a vote.
Steel Guitar Jam
There will be a New England Steel Guitar Jam Sept. 25 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Legion Post 15, 1016 Main St., East Greenwich. The band will be The Rhode Island Rednecks. The kitchen will be open. Donation is $6.
Friendship Baptist Church, 2945 West Shore Rd., will have an anniversary celebration Sept. 25 at 3 p.m. Join them in celebrating 50 years in Warwick and 130 years as a church. For more information visit email@example.com or call 738-4392.
A City of Warwick Community Meeting will be held Sept. 26 from 9-10:30 a.m. Learn how you can help change R.I. laws to better protect Warwick residents from tobacco-related addiction, disease and premature death. This training session will be fun, action-packed and informative. It is absolutely free and refreshments will be served. The event will be held at the Buttonwoods Community Center, 3027 West Shore Rd. Sponsored by the City of Warwick, City of Warwick "Smoke Free Me" Program and the Warwick Youth Programs Advisory/Prevention Task Force. Please RSVP to Patti St. Amant at 468-4108.
St. Rita's Church Autumn Craft Fair and Raffle will held Oct. 15 at the Knights of Columbus in Warwick. Interested crafters and vendors can call Sharen Wisher at 739-0438 for information.
Your World Up Close
The macro-photography class instructed by Warwick resident Shane Gutierrez will exhibit their work at the main branch of the Warwick Public Library on Sandy Lane through Oct. 30 in a show titled "Your World Up Close." The exhibited images all reveal subjects photographed at close range using macro photography, and show intriguing, and some surprising, points of view. An opening reception will be held at the library on Oct. 15 from 2-4 p.m.
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 to be held on Oct. 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.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 Grancge #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.