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.
Adoption Options is holding a free informational session those considering adoption and interested in hearing about available options. Licensed adoption workers will be available to provide information and answer questions. The next meeting is scheduled for July 18 from 6-7 p.m. at 959 North Main St., in Providence. Adoption Options, a non-sectarian, non-profit, comprehensive adoption program of Jewish Family Service works with prospective adoptive parents, birth parents and people who have been adopted. The agency is licensed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with offices in Attleboro and Providence. The agency’s work with all members of the adoption triad is focused on helping individuals to understand their options and make the most informed choices for their future. For more information, contact Peg Boyle at 331-5437 or visit www.adoptionoptions.org.
Tin Cup Junior Camps
Tin Cup Golf Course & Driving Range in Coventry. July Camp: Fridays, July 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.
Cornerstone Vacation Bible Time
Cornerstone Church will hold its Vacation Bible Time through July 19. The free event will run from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, and is open to children 4 years old through 6th grade. The church is located at 1990 Elmwood Avenue, Warwick. Call 781-6121 to register children.
Daughters of Isabella
The Rhode State Circle of the Daughters of Isabella is holding its annual fundraiser July 21 to be held with an 11 a.m. brunch at the Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, followed by a play, “Hollywood Arms,” presented by The Community Players in Pawtucket at 2 p.m. Cost is $35, raffles and split the pot. Call Agnes King for reservations, 738-6797. All are welcome.
One-Act Play Festival
Artist’s Exchange will present their 8th annual One Act Play Festival Wave I through July 21; Wave II July 26-Aug. 4 Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 at door. One-act plays of all genres presented in two-week “waves.” Theatre 82 is located at 82 Rolfe Square in Cranston. For more information visit www.artists-exchange.org or call 490-9475.
There will be a vacation Bible school July 22-26 from 5:30-7:20 p.m. at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, for children kindergarten through 6th grade. A light supper is included. Call Michelle at 615-9587 with any questions.
Vacation Bible School
There will be a vacation Bible school at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1817 Warwick Ave., Monday-Friday, July 22-26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 739-2937 to register.
Swinging Squares of RI Square Dance Summer Plus Workshops will be held on Mondays, July 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.
Warwick Concert Series
Your are cordially invited to a summer’s night concert on Wednesday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Norwood Gazebo on Pawtuxet Avenue, featuring Nightlife (classic rock). Bring chairs/blankets and your own refreshments and enjoy this live concert courtesy of the Warwick Parks & Recreation Department.
Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, is holding an art workshop, Making Mandalas, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. Patty Martucci will lead an art workshop on creating colorful Mandalas, the international symbol of wholeness that connects minds and bodies to the infinite. The drop-by-and-try workshop format is for ages 12 and up, and all workshops are held inside so weather is never a factor. Cost of the workshop is $9 per person (materials included). Register by phone with MasterCard or Visa, or just drop by and try art. This is the fourth workshop; the full schedule is at www.warwickmuseum.org and on Facebook. Call 737-0010 for more information.
Country & Western Variety Show
Trudeau Memorial Center presents its first country & western variety show July 26 at 11 a.m. at the Larkin Recreational Building. Music, dance, magic, roping and much more will be featured. Please arrive at 10:30 for great pre-show events.
Summer Art Camp
Kids crave creative stimulation, and Summer Art Camp will keep them busy. All workshops are taught by experienced instructors with emphasis on trying new materials, stretching imaginations and having fun in a safe, encouraging atmosphere. Best bets for registration are Cartoon Illustration (week of July 22 2-4 p.m.), Creative Collages and Making Mosaics (week of July 29, 11:30-1:30 and 2-4), Improv Comedy and Art of the World (week of Aug. 5 from 9-11 am). Other workshops also have openings so call for availability. Workshops are $80 each and a week of three workshops is $225 (a savings of $15). Registration is easy by phone with MasterCard or Visa, or stop by Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, with cash or check. More information and registration forms are available at www.warwickmuseum.org or call 737-0010.
Lung Association Fundraiser
Alex & Ani is hosting a fundraiser for the American Lung Association July 31 from 6-8 p.m. The store is located at 232 Main St., East Greenwich. You can stop in earlier and tell them not to ring in the item until those hours if you can’t make it during that time. Chances to win a prize. Fifteen percent of most purchases will be donated to the Lung Association. Contact Scott Shippee at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
St. Kevin’s Church, 333 Sandy Lane, is holding bingo Aug. 3 in their air-conditioned church hall. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6. Fun, prizes and refreshments.
Vacation Bible School
Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave., Warwick will be holding their Vacation Bible School Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Come have an enjoyable week of Gospel Light’s SonRise National Park VBS stories, games, crafts and more. Offered to children in preschool through six grade. Register as soon as possible; call 941-7040 and leave a message for Traci or email NorwoodBaptist1@gmail.com.