December 23, 2014
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Art Workshops at WMOA

The following drop-by-and-try art concert workshops will be featured as part of the Apponaug Summer Concert series at the Warwick Museum of Art (WMOA) on the following dates:

* Thursday, July 11 - Playing with Pastels with Taylor Terreri

* Friday, July 26 - Making Mandalas with Patty Martucci

* Thursday, Aug. 8 - Exploring Watercolors with Patty Martucci

* Thursday, Aug. 22 - Personal Art Journals with Taylor Terriri

Each 90-minute workshop will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and costs $9. Payment can be made by phone with MasterCard or Visa or in person with cash or check. All workshops are suitable for ages 12+ but space is limited, so reservations are suggested. More info is online at www.warwickmuseum.org, FaceBook or call 737-0010 during gallery hours.

Pontiac Free Library

There are various summer activities at the Pontiac Free Library.

Summer Reading program 2013, “Dig Into Reading,” an independent reading program for children from preschool to grade 6. Sign up now.

Storytimes for ages 3-6 Tuesdays at 10 a.m. July 2-30.

Craft programs for ages 6-12. Make a pop-up puppet July 11 at 3 p.m. Fun with plants July 25 at 3 p.m. Please register with the librarian.

Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure for all ages Aug. 8 at 3 p.m.

For information call the library at 737-3292 or visit www.pontiacfreelibrary.org.

Warwick Historical Society

The Warwick Historical Society meets weekly at the John Waterman Arnold House on Roger Williams Circle Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and every second Saturday of the month at 11 a.m-2 p.m. All are welcome and urged to become member and volunteer. Visit www.warwickhistoricalsocietyonline.org, join them on Facebook, or call 737-4617 for more information.

Ocean State Toastmasters Meeting

Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting July 2 from 7-9 p.m. at Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road. Ocean State Toastmasters holds its regular meetings on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The club is one of 13,500 in Toastmasters International, a nonprofit, educational organization devoted to the development of public speaking and leadership skills. The organization has approximately 280,000 members in 116 countries. Ocean State Toastmasters is one of the oldest clubs in Rhode Island and will celebrate its 50th anniversary in September. For more information, call Merrill Winoker, vice president for membership, at 688-4741.

Falling Thru the Cracks

Artists’ Exchange will feature Falling Thru the Cracks Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6 at 8 p.m. in Theatre 82. Tickets are $10 in advance, $14 at door. The life story, lessons and heartfelt moments from two class clowns with a shared dream of lives to be remembered. A mix of stand-up comedy style storytelling, video sketches and movies drenched in charisma. Theatre 82 is located at 82 Rolfe Square in Cranston. For more information visit www.artists-exchange.org or call 490-9475.

Voices of RI Meeting

The Voices of RI chapter of the Colon Cancer Alliance will hold their next monthly meeting July 6 at 10 a.m. in the small meeting room of Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick. All are welcome to come learn more about the organization, share stories and meet other survivors. Register for the 5th Annual Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Walk/Run Sunday, Aug. 4 at www.ccalliance.org/RI. For more information call 739-5623 or send email to bjoyce@ccalliance.org.

Bingo

Bingo will be held July 6 at St. Kevin’s Church Hall, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6.

Swinging Squares

Swinging Squares of RI Square Dance Summer Plus Workshops will be held on Mondays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 7-10 p.m. at East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Fee is $6 per person. Caller is Bob Butler. Contact Louise at 724-7295 for more information.

Youth Employment Program

Westbay Community Action’s Education Services in Warwick will offer a summer youth employment program for young people ages 17 to 24. The program, which runs July 8 through Aug. 16, will cover work-readiness skills as well as work experience. Participants will work 20 hours a week and earn $7.75 an hour. The focus is environmental science. They will introduce beekeeping, tree stewardship and landscaping; they will not handle live bees. There will be one visit to a hive, and everyone will wear protective gear. Call 468-4065.

Art Camp for Children 6-12

July 8 through August 16 on weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Creative kids crave summer stimulation, and that’s what they’ll get with art workshops like Make a Monster, Painting, Jewelry Making, Drawing, Improv Comedy, Cartooning and more. Camp runs Monday to Friday with three weeklong workshops at 9-11, 11:30-1:30, 2-4. Workshops are taught by experienced instructors with emphasis on trying new materials, stretching imaginations and having fun in a safe, encouraging atmosphere. Cost of each weeklong workshop is $80; cost for a week of three workshops is $225 (a savings of $15). Registration is easy by phone with MasterCard or Visa, or stop by with cash or check. More information can be found on FaceBook or online at www.warwickmuseum.org. Warwick Museum of Art is located at 3259 Post Road, Warwick (737-0010).

Ladies Only Golf League

On Course Instruction during play at Tin Cup Golf Course in Coventry. Instructional golf league starts with July 9 Clinic. Six holes each Tuesday at 10 a.m. begins July 16 through Aug. 13. Luncheon and awards on Aug. 13. Featuring Rhode Island’s top golf instructors. Sign up at Tin Cup by calling 823-4653.

Tin Cup Junior Camps

Tin Cup Golf Course & Driving Range in Coventry. July Camp: Fridays, July 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10 a.m.-noon. August Camp: Fridays August 2, 9, 16 and 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 7 to 17 eligible. All aspects of the game will be covered, including driving, full swing, pitching, chipping, putting, rules & etiquette. Fun tourney, lunch & prizes on final day of each camp. Featuring Rhode Island’s top golf instructors. Sign up at Tin Cup by calling 823-4653.

Gorton High Luncheon

Gorton High School monthly luncheon for all classes 1941-1955 will be held July 10 at Bassett’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Road, at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15. Call Dot at 463-9535 or email mcguinn@cox.net.

New England Steel Guitar

New England Steel Guitar will present the band Al Carter and the Nashville Boys July 14 from 1-5 p.m. at Post 15, Main St., East Greenwich. Donation is $7.


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