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Square Dance Workshops
The Swinging Squares of RI Dance Workshops will be held on Mondays July 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.
Warwick Public Library
The Original Star Wars Trilogy
See the original Star Wars Trilogy on the big screen at the Warwick Public Library Wednesdays, July 11, 18 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. Follow Luke's journey from immature farmboy to skilled Jedi Knight. Thrill to the adventures of Leia, Han, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO and hiss at the best movie villain ever, merciless and deadly Darth Vader. Enjoy "Star Wars: Episode IV-A New Hope" July 11; "Star Wars: Episode V-The Empire Strikes Back" July 18 and "Star Wars" Episode VI-Return of the Jedi" July 25.
The Beatles After Breakup: Solo Music 1970-1980. Explore the music that John, Paul, George and Ringo made after they were Beatles in a three-part series, “The Beatles After the Breakup: Solo Music from 1970-1980," at the Warwick Public Library July 12, 19 and 26 at 7 p.m.
Tri City Elks
The Tri City Elks, 1919 West Shore Rd., will have a pasta night July 12. They will be serving seafood chowder, lasagna, bread and butter, chocolate éclair, cake and coffee. Cost is $8 for adults.
Huge Yard Sale
There will be a huge yard sale at the Church of the Transfiguration 1665 Broad St., Cranston, July 14 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (rain or shine). Proceeds will go to the Edgewood-Pawtuxet Food Pantry. Tables for rent at $15. Call Mary Beth at 338-1846.
Hearts Out to Michelle
A benefit ride for a loving wife and devoted mother of two is in the battle of her life. Show your love and support by attending this fun event on July 14 at the American Legion Hall, 1016 Main St., East Greenwich. Sign-up is at 9:30 a.m., ride leaves for the hall at 11 a.m. Ride returns to the hall with a hot and cold buffet waiting. $20 per person. In case of rain go straight to the hall at 12 noon. Call 500-0165 or tickets or more information.
The William Shields Post #43, Auxiliary and SAL will hold their annual picnic July 15 from 12-5 p.m. at the post home, 662 West Shore Rd. The cost is $6. There will be plenty of food and a bolo raffle with loads of prizes. Everyone is welcome.
Hit Leukemia Out of the Park
Attend a PawSox verses the Chiefs game on July 16 at 7:05 p.m. to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help find a cure for this disease. For $21, up to six people can attend this game. Contact Scott at 534-0098 or at email@example.com for tickets.
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 Ocean State Toastmasters will meet on July 17 from 6:55-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall. For more information call Ed Skurka at 828-1625 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Central RI Chamber of Commerce
The Central RI Chamber of Commerce will have Business After Hours July 18 from 4:30-7:30 p.m., hosted by Homewood Suites by Hilton, 33 International Way, Warwick. $10 for members, $25 for non-members.
The Danielle Rose Audette Memorial Fund is sponsoring its second annual breakfast fundraiser to benefit children's programs at Butler Hospital and Meeting Street on July 22 from 8-10:30 a.m. at Dave's Bar and Grill, 2339 Post Rd. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased by contacting Pat Audette at 739-5571 or e-mail at email@example.com. A raffle will be held during the breakfast.
Pilgrim Senior Center Trips
The Pilgrim Senior Center Tuesdays "Singing Group" is sponsoring the following cruises.
Oct. 14, Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas,” 7-night trip to Bermuda. The cost for an inside cabin, per person, including a bus to New Jersey, is $799.The group is also sponsoring another cruise, a Royal Caribbean, 7-night Bahamas cruise on the Explorer of the Seas. Inside cabin from $908.73 per person. Bus to New Jersey is $100, round trip, extra. For further information on these cruise trips call Diane at 738-8588.
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, 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.
There will be no Bingo at the Warwick Terrace Hall, 2215 Elmwood Ave., for the months of July and August. Play will resume on Sept. 5 at 6p.m. 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.
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.