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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.
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.
130 Years of textiles from Abigail Allen's 1790s bed sheet to Anne Crawford Allen's 1926 coming out dress will be presented by Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum, 4157 Post Rd., by appointment through Nov. 5. The glitter of gold, opera cloaks, evening dresses and accessories, fancy work, lace collection, flat pieces etc.
Fundraisers in Memory of Bella and Elanna
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.
The Meadowlark Seniors will be meet Oct. 27 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Kevin's Hall. There will be a pizza party followed by a Cootie game. Bakers are Marie Fargnoli, Nilda DiNolfo and Denise Gagnon.
Trick or Treat Light Night
A Trick or Treat Light Night will be held Oct.28. Story telling with snacks and refreshments begins at 5:45 p.m. in Warwick Central Baptist Church. Each child will receive a trick or treat bag and a village map of participating businesses giving out goodies. Bring your friends and have fun.
Pension Reform Pizza Party
EngageRI will be hosting a pension reform pizza party at Picasso's Pizza, 2323 Warwick Ave., Oct 27 from 5-7 p.m. Free pizza will be offered to those who attend and wish to reach out to their local legislators in support of pension reform. For more information e-mail email@example.com or call 278-4437.
The annual costume parade will be held in Pawtuxet Village Oct. 29. Parents with children should meet at 1:15 p.m. at the Gazebo in Pawtuxet Park to walk through the village. The parade ends at the Village Playground, where there will be games, goodies and music until 4 p.m. Wear a costume and bring an empty goody bag to trick or treat through the village. Music at the Village Playground by Joe's Backyard Band. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
33 Inning Ragball Game
The American Little League will be sponsoring a 33 Inning Ragball Game Oct. 29 at Boyd Field. All ages are welcome. Registration will be at 10 a.m. and the game will start at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to participate. You do not need to play for Warwick American. $10 for adults and $5 for kids to play. Bring friends and family and come out and play ball.
Sadie Hawkins Sock Hop
There will be a Sadie Hawkins Sock Hop on Oct. 29 from 7-11 p.m. in Judson Hall, Warwick Central Baptist Church, 3270 Post Rd. Music from the ’40s to the ’70s by The Night Rockers. Tickets are $12 per person, $20 per couple. For reservations call 739-2828.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
On Oct. 29, Salon 2016, 2016 Warwick Ave., will be hosting a fundraiser. They will donate a portion of every service performed at the salon to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Join them form 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and help them meet their goal. Participating will be stylists Donna M., Melissa, Ally, Elena, Tina and Michael.
Fall Festival & Car Show
The 1st annual Gorton Family Fall Fest & Car Show will be held Oct. 29 from 12-6 p.m. at the school. Featured will be an Antique & Classic Car Show, registration and positioning from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Voting 1-4 p.m. Teacher's Choice and Principal’s Choice awards at 4:30 p.m. Also a rock climbing wall (weather permitting), three giant inflatables, face painting and temporary tattoos, horse-drawn hayrides, raffle baskets, carnival games, sack races, food vendors. Rain date is Oct. 30.
The Ocean State Toastmasters will meet on Nov. 1 from 7-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall. For more information call Ed Skurka at 828-1625 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gaspee Seniors will meet Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. at Woodbury Union Presbyterian Church in Conimicut for a memorial service for deceased members followed by a Dutch treat luncheon.
There will be a meat raffle to benefit the JONAH Inc. Community Center on Oct. 29 from 1-3 p.m., Nov. 5 from 1-3 p.m. and Nov. 12 from 1-3 p.m. at the Backstreet Bar and Grill, 2247 West Shore Rd. For more information call 255-0457 or 736-0404.
Free Community Breakfast
There will be a free community breakfast Oct. 29 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 will host a free breakfast for their friends and neighbors. For more information call 737-3121 or www.stmarkswarwick.org.
Brown Alumnae Club
On Nov. 2 the Brown Alumnae of Kent County will meet of lunch at the Radisson Airport Hotel from 12-3 p.m. The guest will be Professor Stephen Berenson, Director of Brown Trinity Rep. MFA Acting & Directing Programs. The cost is $22.50 per person. All reservations must be received by Oct. 27. For more information call 884-8373 or 783-8895.
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.