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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.
Pilgrim Senior Center Trips
The Tuesday Pilgrim Senior Center singing group is sponsoring the following trips: Aug. 30, a seven-night cruise to Bermuda with ex-mayor Buddy Cianci. Also, a nine-night cruise to Puerto Rico, Bermuda, St. Marteen and Haiti on April 24-May 3. Call Diane at 738-8588 for prices.
Free Community Lunch
There will be a free community lunch and food pantry Saturday, Aug. 31 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 West Shore Road, Warwick. All are welcome. Please don’t arrive before 10:30 am. RIPTA #3 Warwick Ave – Hoxsie Four Corners stop at West Shore Nursing Home next to St. Mark’s.
On Sept. 3 at 1:15 p.m. Gaspee Seniors will be meeting at the Buttonwoods Community Center, 3027 West Shore Road. We will be playing bingo; please bring a marker and small bills. Refreshments will be provided by Ruth Abbott, Delores Bartoszewicz, Helen Blair and Joan Briggs. They are looking forward to getting back together again. New members are welcome. Call Mary Nolan at 941-5507.
There will be a blood drive at the Church of Christ the King Church Hall, 124 Legris Ave., West Warwick, Sept. 4 from 4-7 p.m. “Give the Gift of Life.”
Fall Ladies Only Instructional League at Tin Cup Golf Course will be held Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11. The Summer League is a huge success, so they are having a Fall League for those who enjoy the cooler temperatures. The league starts with a Sept. 6 clinic. Six holes of on-the-course instruction & league play each week begins Sept. 13 Fridays at 11 a.m. Lunch and prizes on Oct. 11. Featuring Rhode Island’s top golf instructors. Register early by calling Tin Cup at 823-4653.
Bingo will be held at St. Kevin’s Church hall, 333 Sandy Lane, Sept. 7. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6. Air-conditioned, fun, prizes, refreshments.
Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, will hold a chicken dinner Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. Menu includes roasted chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, salad, coffee and dessert. Adults are $8, children 6-10 $6, children under 5 eat free. For reservations call Donna at 828-8011 or Marge at 828-3764.
Wine Tasting Silent Fundraiser
The third annual wine tasting silent fundraiser at Beso’s will be held Sept. 8 from 5-8 p.m. to benefit London Bridge. Send ticket requests with payment to 165 Duke St., East Greenwich, RI 02818.
Memorial Cancer Walk
The fifth annual Kerri McClean Memorial Cancer Walk to benefit women with gynecological cancer and their families will be held Sept. 8 at Warwick City Park on Asylum Road. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds go to “Women in Need” and “Integrative Care Service” programs at Women & Infants’ Hospital in memory of Kerri McClean, who succumbed to a five-year battle with cervical cancer in 2009. Complimentary Reiki, reflexology, massage, chiropractic and astrology services will be offered. Refreshments will be provided. Baskets and gist cards will be raffled. $25 registration fee; survivors walk free. For more information call 463-7895.
Swinging Squares Dance Club of RI’s Fun Night, open to all singles or couples who want to learn to square dance, will be held Sept. 9 from 7-9:30 p.m. at East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Free for this night. Contact Louise at 724-7295.
Women’s Bowling League
St. Peter’s Women’s Bowling League has several openings for this year’s bowling. They meet Monday evenings at 6:15 p.m. at Meadowbrook Bowling Alley, Warwick Ave. First week of bowling is Sept. 9. If you are interested in joining please call Dot McGuinn at 463-9535, Karen Shields at 463-0004 or Monique Lavallee at 780-9855.
Beginner Line Dance Classes
Starting Sept. 9 and running through June 9, 2014, Tri-City Elks #14 will be holding beginner line dance classes every Sunday night from 7-8:30 p.m. at 1915 West Shore Road. All ages are welcomed. Cost is $6 per person. For more information call Lori at 821-4361 or the lodge at 737-9510.
On Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., Goodwill Industries of Rhode Island will be collecting donations of old electronics, clothing, leather goods and small toys at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce Street, East Greenwich. Goodwill takes all items that have a plug, including TVs, even if they no longer work. One hundred percent of the revenue generated from this program helps to provide job training, education and social services that result in employment and economic opportunities for residents of Rhode Island with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
Moving & Shaking Zumbathon
There will be a Moving and Shaking Zumbathon in memory of Hortence Cotta to benefit A.L.S. Sept. 14 from 9-11 a.m. at Elks Tri-City Lodge #14, 1915 West Shore Road. Tickets can be purchased at the door for a $10 donation or register online at webri.alsa.org/site/TR?px-1623506&fr_id9394&pg=personal.
Saints Rose & Clement Parish will be hosting a steak fry Sept. 14 in the church hall. Come and enjoy a delicious dinner of steak, baked potato, mixed veggies and dessert. Cocktails (cash bar) will begin at 6:15 p.m., dinner at 7:15. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased at the Parish Office or by calling 739-0212.
Apprentice School Registration
Rhode Island Master Plumbers Association, Inc. will hold apprentice school registration 6:30 – 8 p.m. on Sept. 12 and Sept. 17 at St. Paul School, 1789 Broad Street, Cranston. Any questions call 225-4129.
Square Dance Workshops
Swinging Square of RI weekly dance workshops will be hled Mondays September 16, 23 and 30 from 7-9:30 p.m. at East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Fee is $6 per person.
Contact Louise at 401-724-7295
St. Rita’s Autumn Bazaar
St. Rita’s Women’s Club is looking for vendors for their autumn bazaar, to be held Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Rita’s Church. Tables cost $20. Call Joan at 739-0239.
Girl Scouts Registration
Registration for Girl Scouts for the school year 2013-2014 can be done online at www.gsri.org. Girls entering kindergarten through grade 12 may register. Both renewal registrations and new registrations are accepted. All girls will be placed in troops during the summer and early fall. The are actively seeking new leaders and provide full training and support. Visit their new location at 500 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick. For more information visit www.gsri.org or call 331-4500.
On the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m., Sargent Rehabilitation Center, 800 Quaker Lane, Warwick, holds an aphasia conversation group. This group provides a supportive meeting place for people with aphasia to socialize and share their communication challenges and strategies. There is no charge for participation. Attendance is limited to individuals with aphasia only. For more information contact Lucia Watson, MS, SLP at 886-6600 or visit www.sargentcenter.org.
Womens Golf League
Women Golfers Wanted Harbor Lights Ladies League is looking for women golfers for a Thursday night 4:30 league. Golfers should call Dee and 391-9957 for more information and/or with their GIN.
The Village Singers
The Village Singers, an adult vocal ensemble, is seeking new members for all voice parts: soprano, alto, tenor and baritone. Rehearsals will be on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Scandinavian Home, Broad St., Cranston. Their mission is to share musical experiences and appreciation across generational and socio-economic lines in a variety of settings, including community centers, health care facilities, etc. Contact Dennis Robbins at 465-6342 or email villagesingers2012@
Sing the Blues Away
Winter blues have you down? Time for something different? Join us every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and learn four-part a capella harmony. Reading music not required. Learn music from prepared tapes. Bring enjoyment to others by entertaining at Retirement centers, clubs and parties.
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.
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.
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.