September 19, 2014
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NOTICE: For your convenience, you can e-mail your bulletin board notices to briang@rhodybeat.com as well as mail to 1944 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI 02889, or fax to 732-3110.

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.

Gaspee Seniors

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.

Taste of the Tour Exhibit

Warwick Museum of Art (WMOA), 3259 Post Road, is helping West Bay Open Studios (WBOS) celebrate the 5th anniversary of their popular Studio Tours with a “taste of the tour” exhibit that runs Sept. 3 through Oct. 2. Original works by 23 WBOS artists will be showcased in the main gallery and at four special events that are open to the public free of charge. Tonight’s exhibit is WBOS Artist Demonstrations from 5-7 p.m. Warwick artist Carole Berren will demonstrate watercolors, and other artists will show how they create fused glass, photography, hand-lettering, plein air oil painting and fiber art. More information on the exhibit and events are on Facebook, www.warwickmuseum.

org, or call 737-0010 during gallery hours.

Ocean State Toastmasters

Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting Sept. 3 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 over 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.

Blood Drive

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.”

In Her Shoes

In Her Shoes, an interactive workshop that will be led by Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Abuse Director of Policy Zulma Garcia, is scheduled for Sept. 5 at 1 p.m. from 1-4 p.m. at the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center. Learn what it’s like to make decisions as a victim of abuse, plus spend time with a RICADV staffer who has years of experience to pass on to new and seasoned advocates. Sign up today to guarantee your attendance and help your colleagues and friends by forwarding this message today. Cost is $15.

Fall Ladies Instructional League

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

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.

Tri City Elks Events

Upcoming events at the Tri City Elks Lodge on West Shore Road includes the following:

Pig Roast Sept. 7 at 2 p.m. Pig with wall the fixings and live music. $20 per ticket.

Oldies Hoop Shoot Sept. 8 from 12-4 p.m. Chicken BBQ dinner after the shoot. $15. Contact Steve Lagesse at 413-5888.

Steak Fry Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. Steak, French fries, salad and $1 drafts. $15 tickets at the bar.

Chicken Dinner

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 gift cards will be raffled. $25 registration fee; survivors walk free. For more information call 463-7895.

Swinging Squares

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 call Dot McGuinn at 463-9535, Karen Shields at 463-0004 or Monique Lavallee at 780-9855.

Daughters of Isabella

All current members of St. Benedict’s Daughters of Isabella, come and join the business meeting on Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. They will be meeting in the school at St. Benedicts.

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.

Goodwill Collecting Electronics

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.

Junior Golf Clinics

Fall Junior Golf Clinics at Tin Cup Golf Course & Driving Range are every Saturday from 5 to 6 p.m. for seven weeks, Sept. 14 through Oct. 26 for ages 5 to 17. For details and to register call 744-8141.

Moving and 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.

Steak Fry

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 held 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 724-7295.

New England Steel Guitar

New England Steel Guitar will have a meeting Sept. 22 from 1-5 p.m. at Post 15, Main St., East Greenwich. The Rednecks will be the featured band. Donation is $7.

Historic Cemetery Cleanup

Behind Picasso’s Pizza there is a historic cemetery, Warwick Cemetery #30 – called Hart Lot – at the end of Call St. in need of minor maintenance. Only one field stone can be seen. Brush and leaves have invaded the cemetery and need to be removed. The Warwick Historic Commission is looking for volunteers to clean the cemetery on Oct. 5 at 9 a.m. Contact Connie Gliottone or Debra McDaniel at 921-4395 or cotink78@yahoo.com if you would like to help. Picasso’s is offering free food and water to participants.

Community Tag Sale

The Conimicut Village Association will be hosting its 2nd Community-Wide Tag Sale Oct 12 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Maps can be downloaded from www.conimicutvillage.org to the locations of those participating after Oct. 10. For residents living in Conimicut who would like to participate (this is free) and get on the list/map, email conimicutvillage@aol.com with your address. Advertising will be statewide.

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.

Pilgrim Senior Center Trips

The Tuesday Pilgrim Senior Center singing group is sponsoring a nine-night cruise to Puerto Rico, Bermuda, St. Marteen and Haiti on April 24-May 3, 2014. Call Diane at 738-8588 for prices.

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.

Aphasia Conversation Group

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.


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