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American Legion Post #15
The American Legion Post #15, 1016 Post Rd., East Greenwich, will have DJ with Leo B. Singles, couples, dancing to the oldies June 28 from 7-11p.m. No cover.
JYNX at the Trudeau Center
The Trudeau Memorial Center welcomes back JYNK with Adrian Maris, drums, Jeffrey Dilorio, lead guitar and vocals, Greg Pelland, guitar, Zach Shepard, bass guitar, June 28 at 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria a the Patterson Building.
A free lunch will be served at St. Mark's Church, 111 West Shore Rd., June 30 from 11a.m.-1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Call 737-3127 for more information. Food pantry available.
Pontiac Free Library Summer Activities
Join them for the Summer Reading Program 2012 "Dream Big-READ!,” an independent reading program for children from preschool-grade 6. Sign-up begins June 25. Burt the Raccoon Puppet Show with John Tierney, for all ages, June 26 at 1:30 p.m. Preschool storytine for ages 3-5 July 3-Aug. 7 at 10 a.m. Sweet Dreams, craft program for ages 6-12. Make a dreamcatcher, July 12 at 3 p.m., tie-dye a nightshirt on July 26 at 3 p.m. Register for program with librarian. Bring a white or light colored oversized t-shirt for the July 2 program. Performance by Bjorn the Magician, for all ages on Aug. 14 at 10:30 a.m. for more information call 737-3292 or visit www.pontiacfreelibrary.org.
Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter
The Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will hold their general meeting June 28 at the Warwick Public Library on Sandy Lane at 6:30 p.m. The will the Cause for Paws Car Show, which was held June 10, and future fundraisers. Everyone is invited. For more information call Brenda at 467-2692.
Square Dance Workshops
The Swinging Squares of RI Dance Workshops will be held on Mondays July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 7-9 p.m. at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. The fee is $6 per person. The caller will be Bob Butler. Call Louise at 724-7295 for more information.
The Ocean State Toastmasters will meet on July 3 from 7-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Rd. For more information call Ed Skurka at 828-1625 or e-mail email@example.com.
Wave Federal Credit Union will be hosting a blood drive July 5 from 1-4 p.m. at 480 Greenwich Ave. In addition, there will also be information available on joining the Bone Marrow Registry.
Vacation Bible School
Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., will have a vacation Bible school from July 16 - 20 from 5:15-8 p.m. for all children ages 4 years through 6th grade. A light supper will be provided and a picnic will be held July 21 at the Masonic Center from 12 noon. Call Michelle at 441-3622 for any questions you may have or to register.
The City of Warwick Youth Advisory and Prevention Task Force, Warwick Police Department and the Rhode Island National Guard are now accepting applications for the summer Adventure Camp. The Warwick Police Department and Rhode Island National Guard are looking for students 11-14 years old to participate. Applications can be found on the City of Warwick Police Department web site www.warwickri.gov. Dates for camp are July 10-13, July 17-20 and August 14-17. Cost is $30. For more information contact Patti St.Amant at 468-4108.
Help for Victims of Crime
Are you a victim of physical or sexual assault, domestic violence, untreated childhood abuse, or another crime or traumatic event? Are you experiencing depression, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, increased substance use or other emotional difficulties? If so, you may be eligible to receive counseling services free of charge at The Kent Center (www.thekentcenter.org). Victims of crimes and other traumatic events often experience debilitating psychiatric symptoms that may have long-term affects if left untreated. Seek treatment today at 732-5656.Cornerstone Church
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.
All are welcome to try your luck every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Warwick Terrace Hall, 2215 Elmwood Ave., behind the Family Dollar Store on Post Rd. Refreshments and coffee. For more info call Bonnie at 215-4125.
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.