September 18, 2014
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Bulletin Board

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.

West Bay Chorale

The West Bay Chorale welcomes new and former members, male and female, all ages. If you like to sing, attend rehearsals at Edgewood Congregational Church, 1788 Broad Street, Cranston, from 7-9:30 p.m. on Monday evenings. No audition necessary. For information call 392-3458 or go to www.westbaychorale.org.

Brown Alumnae Club

The Brown Alumnae Club of Kent County will be meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17 for a guided tour of the National Museum of American Illustration in Newport. The meeting will be preceded by lunch at the Atlantic Beach Club in Middletown. For more information call Betty Goff at 437-1680 or Dorothy Lafond at 783-7885.

Apprentice School

Registration

Rhode Island Master Plumbers Association, Inc. will hold apprentice school registration 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 17 at St. Paul School, 1789 Broad St., Cranston. Any questions call 225-4129.

Brown Alumnae Club

The Brown Alumnae Club of Kent County will be meeting Sept. 17 for a guided tour of the National Museum of

American Illustration in Newport. The meeting will be preceded by lunch at the Atlantic Beach Club in Middletown. For more information. Call Betty Goff at 437-1680 or Dorothy Lafond at 783-7885.

Gaspee Seniors

On Tuesday, Sept. 17 we will be meeting at the Buttonwoods Community Center on 3027 West Shore Rd. in Warwick at 1:15 p.m. We will be celebrating Citizenship Day with Ranger John McNiff from Roger Williams National Park, who will be our speaker. New members are always welcome. For more information, call Mary Nolan at 941-5507.

Friends of Warwick

Animal Shelter

The monthly meeting for Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will be held Sept. 19 at their new location, the Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway (behind Benny’s on Warwick Avenue and near Pilgrim High School) at 6:30 p.m. They will be finalizing plans for the upcoming bake sale in September and dog walk in October. Public is invited. For more information call Brenda at 467 2692.

Fall Ladies

Instructional League

Fall Ladies Only Instructional League at Tin Cup Golf Course will be held Sept. 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11. Six holes of on-the-course instruction and 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.

Governor Francis

Celebrates 75 Years

Governonr Francis will celebrate 75 years on Sept. 21 from 5-7 with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. $20.00 per person, check made out to GFNA and delivered to 604 Algonquin Dr., Warwick, RI 02888 or call 463-3957. Join your neighbors for this celebration at the RI Yacht Club, 1 Ocean Ave., Edgewood.

Giant Flea Market

There will be a giant flea market and snack bar Sept. 21 at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave. (off Warwick Ave.) from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Rain or shine.

In Our Backyard

The Buckeye Brook Coalition will hold “In Our Backyard,” a historical and pictorial journey through the Buckeye Brook Watershed, Sept. 27 at 10 a.m. and again Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. The presentation, which is free, includes a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation.

Warwick Figure Skaters

Warwick Figure Skaters will hold an open registration Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Thayer Arena, 975 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Their learn-to-skate group lesson programs taught by professional instructors will begin Oct. 19 for 18 weeks. Club information is available on their web site, www.warwickfs.org.

Bake Sale

On Sept. 21 Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will hold a bake sale at the Community Booth at Warwick Mall from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. In addition to baked items we will also have t-shirts and sweatshirts for sale. If you would like to contribute a baked item or need more information contact Brenda at 467-2692.

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.

Warwick Women’s Club

The GFWC Warwick Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at the Warwick Museum of Art, Post Road, Warwick. Members will be making thank you cards for veterans to be distributed to the VA Hospital and other veteran facilities. Refreshments will be available. If you wish to attend this meeting, call Kirsten at 996-2478 or email Warwick@gfwcri.org.

Norwood Neighborhood

Association

A general meeting will be held Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Norwood Boys & Girls Club, 43 Frederick St. A neighborhood crime update will be given, followed by a review of local rooming and boarding house issues. A session will then follow with meeting attendees to gather ideas on how to improve living conditions and property values in Norwood. Refreshments and snacks will be served. All are welcome.

Scleroderma

Support Group

The next scleroderma support group meeting is planned for Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at Roger Williams Medical Center, 825 Chalkstone Ave., Providence, in the first floor treatment room. Guest speaker is Jeffrey M. Mazer, M.D., pulmonologist, on the topic of rehabilitation for scleroderma patients. For more information contact Carole Cowell at 781-5013.

Square Dance Workshops

Swinging Square of RI weekly dance workshops will be held Sept. 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.

Tri City Elks Events

Upcoming events at the Tri City Elks Lodge on West Shore Road includes a steak fry Sept. 28 at 5 p.m. Steak, French fries, salad and $1 drafts. $15 tickets at the bar.

Sept. 20 Bingo at 6 p.m.

Don’t forget country line dancing every Monday 7-8:30 p.m. Cost $6. Instructed by Lori Enos.

Daughters of Isabella

Due to the construction at St. Benedict Parish Center, St. Benedict Circle #423, Daughters of Isabella is postponing our annual Cash Bingo fundraiser that is usually held in September, until Saturday, Nov. 16.

Community Tag Sale

The Conimicut Village Association will be hosting its 2nd Community-Wide Tag Sale Oct. 4 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Maps can be downloaded from www.conimicutvillage.org to the locations of those participating. 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.

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 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.

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.

Gorton Luncheon

All classes 1941 through 1955 of Gorton High School are welcome to Bassett’s Inn, 2227 West Shore Road, Warwick, Oct. 9 at 11:30 a.m. $15.00 per person. Email Barbara Kane at barbkane14@gmail.com or call Barb Kane at 821-0161 or Fran Allin at 463-8679 to make reservations.

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.

SAL Comedy Night

The SAL Comedy Night to be held on Oct. 18 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at William Shields Post #43 will feature a chicken dinner and 50/50 raffle. A $25 donation is requested. Dinner will be served at 7, show starts at 8. Tickets may be purchased at the bar, or call Mel Higgins at 714-2275.

Kent Hospital Auxiliary Fashion Show

Kent Hospital Auxiliary will hold a fashion show on Oct. 26 at Quidnessett Country Club, North Kingstown. Luncheon will be served at 12 p.m. Fashions are provided by Coldwater Creek and Gown Town. Tickets are $35. Doors open at 11 for shopping from local vendors that have been invited to participate. Raffles and special events will occur throughout the event. This fundraising event will support the Auxiliary’s $1 million pledge to Kent Hospital’s capital campaign and the renovation of the Dialysis Unit/3 North. For tickets and information, call Pat Carll at 884-8893.

Vendors Wanted

Reservations are being accepted now for St. Kevin’s Christmas bazaar to be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Bishop Hendricken High School. For information or to reserve a table, call the church at 737-2638 or email Secretary@stkevins.necoxmail.com.

Christmas in New York

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Greenwich Bay Women’s Club is sponsoring a daytrip to New York City. Come see the Christmas lights, shop for the holidays, take in a play – it’s up to you. The bus leaves R.I. at 7 a.m. and will drop you off mid-town. Enjoy your day, then head for home without having to drive. The return trip will leave Manhattan around 7 p.m. for arrival back in R.I. at 10:30-11. Cost is $50 per person. For further information, e-mail Lynnewolff@gmail.com or call 885-4376. Proceeds benefit local charities.

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.

Barbershop Singers Needed

Calling former barbershop singers of four-part harmony to join All In A Chord for Christmas performances Tuesday Evenings 7-9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church, Rte.5 near the former Apex.

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.

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@gmail.com.

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.

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.


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