NOTICE: For your convenience, you can e-mail your bulletin board notices to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Tri City Elks Events
Don’t forget country line dancing every Monday 7-8:30 p.m. Cost $6. Instructed by Lori Enos.
Tribute to Baseball
Trudeau Memorial Center welcomes Scott Jablonski in a tribute to baseball Oct. 1 at 1:15 p.m. in the Patterson building cafeteria. Jablonski inspires and educates students throughout Rhode Island with captivating presentations to reach out to audience members to bring out the best in human character.
Ocean State Toastmasters
Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting Tuesday, Oct. 1 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 2013. For more information, call Merrill Winoker, vice president for membership, at 688-4741.
On Oct. 1 at 10:15 the Gaspee Seniors will meet at the Buttonwoods Community Center to enjoy a pot luck luncheon and eat country ham. Please bring your plate utensils and a serving utensils to use with your pot luck item. Call Mary Nolan at 941-5507.
The Chatham Village Garden Club will meet Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m. at the EBC House in Warwick. The program will be thinking ahead to the holidays will be presented by one of our members, Marge Ovalles.
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.
Toll Gate Open House
On Oct. 3 Toll Gate High School will be holding its open house. There will be a meeting of all parents at 6:15 p.m. in the Robert J. Shapiro Cultural Arts Center. Mr. Chrabaszcz will address the parents on various topics of interest. Beginning at 6:30, all parents will report to their child’s advisory period. Advisors will be distributing students’ schedules. After advisory, parents will follow the issued schedules and will have the opportunity to make appointments with teachers. The evening will conclude at 8:30.
Fall Ladies Only Instructional League at Tin Cup Golf Course will be held 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.
Community Tag Sale
The Conimicut Village Association will be hosting its second community-wide tag sale on Oct. 5 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 email@example.com with your address or call 524-8404. Advertising will be statewide.
Blessing of the Animals
The Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will hold its 6th annual Dog Walk and Blessing of the Animals Oct. 5 to benefit the Warwick Animal Shelter. Shelter dogs up for adoption will also be present. The event is at Warwick City Park off Ayslum Road. The fee is $10 per dog and registration is from 10:30-11:30, with walk beginning at 11:30. There are two trails, a short one and a longer one for bigger dogs. Blessings will be available until 12 noon. All dogs must be leashed and all registrants must show current rabies certificate. Refreshments will be available. This is a rain or shine event. For directions or information call Brenda at 467-2692.
A chopstick auction for Warwick Association for Affordable Assisted Living (WAAAL) will be held Oct. 5 at the Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway. Doors open at 12 noon, auction starts at 1:15. A Golden Chop Stick for only $10 gets you in all 75 drawings and can be purchased in advance from a board member. They can be purchased at the door. Hot dogs, snacks and beverages will be available until 1 p.m. Call the office at 732-7734, Vertie at 738-6763 or Gail at 739-2255 for more information.
Bingo will be held Oct. 5 at St. Kevin’s Church hall, 333 Sandy Lane. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to help. Picasso’s is offering free food and water to participants.
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 per person. Email Barbara Kane at email@example.com or call Barb Kane at 821-0161 or Fran Allin at 463-8679 to make reservations.
Three Women Artists
Andrea Beall, Janice Sheehan Hodge and J.Marie Hansen invite the public to “Experience Autumn Through Art” Columbus Day weekend Oct. 11, 5-9 p.m. and Oct. 12, 2-6 p.m. The exhibit will be held in the historic village of Chepachet at the Glocester Heritage Society building, 1181 Putnam Pike (Rte. 44). Part of the proceeds will be donated to Glocester Heritage Society.
St. Rita’s Autumn Bazaar
St. Rita’s Women’s Club is having its annual Autumn Bazaar to be held at the church at 722 Oakland Beach Ave. Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be vendors, a penny social, a flea market (weather permitting), raffles, plus lunch will be available.
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church at Atwells Ave./Dean St. in Providence is having a yard sale Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 12-14, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Rental spaces is available $15 per day, $30 for three days. For more information call Donna at 952-5511. Donations are also needed.
Volunteers of Warwick Schools will hold its popular chopstick auction Nov. 2 at Buttonwoods Community Center. VOWS is seeking contributions of new items to auction during this fundraiser. If you would like to contribute a gift certificate or a gift that would be appropriate for a man, woman or child, contact the VOWS office at 734-3230 or drop items off at VOWS located at the Drum Rock Early Childhood Center, 575 Centerville Road, Warwick. Items should be dropped off by Oct. 18. All proceeds from this event support the work of Volunteers of Warwick Schools.
Pasta Dinner Fundraiser
Warwick National Little League is hosting a pasta dinner fundraiser in loving memory of Donald “Dutch” Dutchover Oct. 18 from 6 p.m.-12 midnight at the Knights of Columbus, 475 Sandy Lane. Dinner featuring pasta, meatballs, salad, bread and dessert will be served until 10:30. There also will be a 50/50, raffles and more. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 kids 5-12, 4 and under eat free. All proceeds go directly to Nicholas Dutchover. For ticket information contact David Palumbo at 345-0400.
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.
The First Baptist Church of East Greenwich, located on the corner of Peirce and Montrose Streets, will have its Fall rummage sale Oct. 18 from 4-8 p.m. and Oct. 19 from 8 a.m. until noon. The clothes are all sizes and household articles, even small furniture and electrical items, are in very good condition. They will have books, toys, shoes and bags, linens and so much more.
Join Norwood Baptist Church Oct. 19 for their 61st Annual Turkey Supper. Menu includes traditional harvest supper served buffet style with rolls, sliced roasted turkey, stuffing, gravy, whipped potatoes, butternut squash, green beans, cranberry sauce, coffee, tea, milk, juice and pie. Adults $10, kids ages 3-10 $4. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Choose from the 5 p.m. or 7 p.m. seating. To place your reservations call 941-7040 or email NorwoodBaptist1@
Asbury United Methodist Church, 143 Ann Mary Brown Dr., Warwick, is having a Halloween party Oct. 26 from 2-4 p.m. Children 10 and under are welcome (must be accompanied by an adult). Free will donations will be accepted. RSVP by Oct. 21; call 467-5122.
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 Carol at 884-8893.