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NOTICE: For your convenience, you can e-mail your bulletin board notices to sharonr@rhodybeat.com as well as mail to 1944 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI 02889, or fax to 732-3110.

Senior Citizen Trips
The Pilgrim Senior Citizen Singing Group is sponsoring the following trips: Conway Tours, Dec. 7, two-night Niagara Falls "Festival of Lights,” 4 meals, chocolate fix. Casino Niagara. View thousands of holiday lights, etc. Price for double occupancy is $399 per person. The group is also sponsoring a March 31, Royal Caribbean Cruise to the Bahamas, a 7-night Explorer of the Seas Cruise.Inside cabin from $908.73 per person. Bus to New Jersey is $100 round trip extra. 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 ChurchCornerstone 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.

Rocktail Renditions
The Trudeau Memorial Center will welcome Rocktail Renditions, playing songs you remember and will never forget, on Aug. 23 at 1:15 p.m. at the Patterson Building Cafeteria. All welcome.Business After Hours
The Central RI Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours will be held Aug. 23 from 4:30-7:30 p.m., sponsored by Elite Physical Therapy, 535 Centerville Rd. Expand your circle of friends while enjoying an evening of networking in a relaxed social setting. Ideal for meeting fellow professionals, suppliers, community leaders and clients while you establish long-lasting business relationships, enjoy the delicious hors d'oeuvres and crudités and sip on a glass of wine, beer soda or water. Announcements and door prizes near 6:15 p.m. Must be present to win.

Music for a Summer Night
The last music for a summer night concert of the season will be held Aug. 23 from 6:30-8 p.m. on the steps of Warwick City Hall. Featured will be Reggie Centracchio and the All Star Band. Bring a chair and enjoy the music sponsored by the Apponaug Area Improvement Association.

Theater in Pawtuxet Park
The first ever performance will be on Aug. 24 from 6:30-8 p.m. Refreshments provided by The Players will be served in the Aspray Boathouse following the show. In the event of rain, the performance will take place inside the boathouse. The entire event is free, with parking available at the Aspray Boathouse. Those who attend are encouraged to arrive early and bring picnic blankets and lawn chairs.

Norwood Neighborhood
The Norwood Neighborhood Association will have a neighborhood block party Aug. 25 from 1-30-4:30 p.m. at the Norwood Gazebo. They will have live music, grilled food, refreshments at a nominal fee. Also other surprises. Bring chairs and blankets. All are welcome.

Free Lunch
Free lunch at St. Mark's Church, 111 West Shore Rd. on Aug. 25 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Call 737-3127 for more info. RIPTA Bus #3 Warwick Ave., stops at West Shore Nursing Center next to St. Mark's. Food pantry available.

Antique Truck Show
An Antique Truck Show Fundraiser for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank will be held Aug. 26 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. (rain or shine) at the RI-Conn Historical Air Field, 2357 Plainfield Pike (Rt. 14), Coventry. Entry fee is $5 per show vehicle plus one canned good. Visitor admission is four canned goods or $5. They welcome all antique trucks, tractors and more. There will be no judging and all vehicles will be parked in their own classes. Featured will also be antique planes on display and many will fly in to attend the show. Food and refreshments, live entertainment and more. Call Roger or Jackie at 647-7226. There will also be a flea market. All vendors must contact Tom Cash before the show at 568-7217. 20x20 outdoor spaces available for $25 each.

St. Kevin All American Festival
St. Kevin Church, 333 Sandy Lane, will have an All-American Festival Aug. 30-31 from 6-11 p.m., Sept. 1 from 1-11 p.m. and Sept. 2 from 12-6 p.m. Carnival rides for one price, games, music, tents, military discounts. Call 737-2638 for more information.

Toastmasters
The Ocean State Toastmasters will be meet on Sept. 4 from 7-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Rd.

Training for Volunteer Tax Counselors
The Rhode Island AARP Tax-Aide program is scheduling training for new and returning volunteers. Training will be conducted at the Cranston Public Library on Thursdays beginning Sept. 6 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. The comprehensive 9-week course is designed to train volunteers to become certified to prepare most types of personal tax returns. Pre-registration is suggested; please contact Jeff Carney at 294-6775 for registration or additional information.

Ladies, Would You be Interested
There is a group of ladies who meet most Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at Greenwood Presbyterian Church to make sleeping bags for homeless people. They can use good, no longer used bed sheets and blankets. Call Doris at 737-9192 or the church at 737-1230 for more information.

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 #41The 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.

Developmental Screening
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.

No Bingo
There will be no Bingo. at the Warwick Terrace Hall, 2215 Elmwood Ave. Proper notice will be given. Proper notice will be given when bingo resumes.

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.

Bingo
There will be bingo every Friday at 6:45 p.m. at Meadowbrook Terrace on Warwick Ave. in the Community Hall.

Donate Shop
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.


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