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On Oct. 30, SouthPointe Christian Church will be hosting their first public worship service at 10 a.m. at the Showcase Cinema, 1200 Quaker Lane. There will be an engaging and safe environment available for children ages birth through 5th grade. SouthPointe Chrisian Church is a new non-denominational church that has been hosting events, work projects and small groups for nearly a year. SouthPointe is being started after the successful start of NorthPointe Christian Church in Lincoln in 2009. All are invited to come and give hope a try. Visit www.southpointeri.com or call 965-4857 for more information.
The Tri-City Elks, 1915 West Shore Rd. will have an All "U" Can Eat Pasta Night Oct. 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. The menu includes salad, sausage & peppers, pasta, garlic sticks, coffee and dessert. Adults $8, kids 5-12 $4 and under 5 guests of the lodge. On Oct. 15 the band Rebound will play from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Kitchen opens at 7 p.m. Both events are open to the public.
The Meadowlark Seniors will meet on Oct. 13 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Kevin's Hall. A Pokeno game will follow. Bakers are Marge Niederberger, Joan Romano, Carolyn Caron and Diane Carley.
Plan RI to Honor Two
Personal Lifetime Advocacy Networks of Rhode Island (Plan RI) will host an award ceremony Oct. 14 at the Pilgrim Senior Center. The program will take place with a dessert social beginning at 7 p.m. The organization will honor Dyana Koelsch as the first recipient of their family leadership award and Denise Hagopian as the PLAN RI Network of 2011.
The Trudeau Recreation Proudly presents Fallfest Oct. 14 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Larkin Recreation Building. Featured will be Chara Smash with Kyle Miller, lead guitar, Chris Miller, bass guitar, Janice Gardner, piano, Kyle Hazen, vocals and David Gardner on drums. Special guest will be JYNX with Adrian Maris, drums, Jeffrey Dilorio, lead guitar, vocals, Greg Pelland, guitar and Zach Shepard bass guitar.
Nearly a hundred quilt artists from Rhode Island and Connecticut will be showing their quilts at the Ninigret Quilters Guild biannual Quilt Show: Locally Sewn. The show opens Oct. 14 and will be open through Oct. 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. each day at the Westerly Armory, Railroad Ave., Westerly. A donation of $5 is asked of adults. For more information call Elizabeth Coffey at 860-599-2831.
The Sparrow Point 2 Association will have a holiday bazaar Oct. 15 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Community Room at 777 Cowesett Rd. Featured will be baked goods, elephant table, jewelry, handmade articles, baskets, raffle tickets and much more.
The American Legion Post #2, Two Legion Way, West Warwick is hosting a yard sale Oct. 15 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. All proceeds benefit American Legion charities.
The Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will host a bake sale at Stop & Shop, 2430 Warwick Ave., Oct. 15 from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. If you would like to contribute a baked good or for more information call Betsy at 738-6322 or Brenda at 467-2692. All proceeds will benefit the animals at the Warwick Animal Shelter.
St. Mark's Pumpkin Patch
St. Mark's 1st Annual Pumpkin Patch will be held Oct. 15-31 at 111 West Shore Rd. on the lawn of the church. Be part of the fun. Buy pumpkins and celebrate fall with them. Call the church with questions at 737-3127.
Chop Stick Auction
Warwick Affordable Assisted Living is having a chop stick auction Oct. 15 at 1:15 p.m. at the Pilgrim Senior, 27 Pilgrim Parkway. Doors open at 12 p.m. Golden Chop Stick is only $10 and gets you in all 75 drawings. Hot dogs, snacks and beverages will be available until 1 p.m.
DAV Open House
Are you or someone you know a veteran trying to get assistance from the VA? Are you a veteran looking for an organization that truly serves veterans, their families and your community? Disabled American veterans, Emily E. Baker, Chapter 9 Warwick would like to welcome local veterans and their families to their open house Oct. 15, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library. They will have service officers on hand to assist in filing claims with the VA. Visit DAVchap9@yahoo.com for more information.
The Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave., will host a turkey supper Oct. 15 with two seatings at 5 and 7 p.m. Seating is limited. The buffet menu will include juice, rolls, sliced roasted turkey, stuffing, gravy, whipped potatoes, butternut squash, green beans, cranberry sauce, coffee, tea, milk and pie. Tickets are $10 for adults, $4 for children 3-10. For tickets and reservations call 941-7040. The church is handicapped accessible.
Concordia Dinner Dance
The Concordia Center for Spiritual Living will have its 2nd Annual Dinner Dance Oct.15 with a reception at 6 p.m. at the Ivy Garden (formerly Evelyn's Villa), 272 Cowesett Ave., West Warwick. Choice of three meals, dancing, raffle items, 50/50. Music by Bob Arnold. Tickets are 435 each. Call 732-1552.
Fall Festival Craft Fair
Robertson Elementary School, 70 Nausauket Rd., will have a fall festival craft fair Oct. 15 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. behind the school. Featured will be crafters, artists, jewelers, bakers, Avon, Mary Kay, Miche Bags, Thirty-One Gifts, Pampered Chef, Wild Tree Herbs and many others. Also a fabulous raffle with over 25 prizes. Children can play games for prizes, decorate pumpkins get their face painted and more.
Come and join the fun as you dance mainstream and plus square dancing on Oct. 15 from 8-11 p.m. at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. The caller will be Bob Butler and the cuer will be Henry Barry. For more information call Helen at 727-4748.
Steel Guitar Jam
A New England Steel Guitar Jam will be held Oct. 16 from 1-5 p.m. at the American Legion Post #15, 1016 Post Rd., East Greenwich. The kitchen will be open. The band will be Ken Law and the Lawmen. Donation is $5.
The Ocean State Toastmasters will meet on Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Rd. in Apponaug. For more information visit email@example.com or call 828-1625.
The Gaspee Seniors will meet Oct. 18 at the Buttonwoods Community Center on West Shore Rd. They will be celebrating Halloween, costumes are optional, orange and black will be colors of the day. They will be collecting food to be donated to Westbay Marketplace and will have a speaker from the Rhode Island Food Bank.
Supplementary Needs Planning
There will be workshop on financial and estate considerations when planning for the future of your family. A team of professionals from New York Life and Nerney Law will define estate planning, organize planning solutions and provide answers to all questions. The workshop will be held Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Warwick Public Schools Administration Building, 24 Warwick Lake Ave. To register call or text Jessica Schad at 474-3744. Seating is limited to the first 50 registrations. The event is free and open to the public.
Lakewood Baptist Church will sponsoring a craft show Oct. 29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Set-up will be on Oct. 28 from 6-8 p.m. Table rental is $25. If interested call 828-8011.
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.
Fundraisers in Memory of Bella and Elanna
On Oct. 22 there will be a Women's Soccer Tournament at Teamworks, Warwick. On Nov. 10 there will be a Powderpuff Football Game organized by a Warwick Vets student as a senior project. On Nov. 4 a memorial pasta dinner fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. in the Pilgrim High School cafeteria sponsored by the soccer team. Tickets are $15 each or a Family Four Pack for $40. There will be raffle prizes and a 50/50 raffle. For more information vist PilgrimGirls Soccer@gmail.com. Donations are greatly appreciated.
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 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.