November 23, 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 a member and volunteer. Visit www.warwickhistoricalsocietyonline.org, join them on Facebook, or call 737-4617 for more information.

Tri City Elks Events

Turkey trot Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. dinner, 7:30-9:30 turkey raffles along with many other raffle items.

Bingo Nov. 8 and 22 6:30 p.m. Kitchen opens at 4:30.

The Here Again Band Show Nov. 16, starts at 8:30. Kitchen opens at 6:30, $5 cover.

Nov. 16 Tri City Elks yard sale and craft fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tables available to rent for $10 to sell your old stuff or your crafts. Contact Lori at 529-9212.

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

Shepherd of the Valley

Chili Cook-off

The Great Chili Cook-off is being sponsored by the Shepherd of the Valley United Methodist Women, 604 Seven Mile Road, Hope. For tickets, call the church office at 821-8717. Menu will feature a wide variety of chili, salad, corn bread, dessert and beverage. As an alternative, there will be American Chop Suey. The cook-off will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 5 to 12, and under 5 free. Come and vote for your favorite chili. The winner will get an award. There will also be a silent auction. Come and enjoy.

Jewelry Making Class

Jewelry-Making Class for ages 13 and up is open at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. The class introduces students to basic techniques as they create necklaces, earrings, cast pendants and jewel boxes. Using metals, costume jewelry, plus found objects and materials, students will create unique, wearable art under the guidance of certified instructor Kerri Fletcher Saturdays from 1-3 p.m. Nov. 2, 9 and 16. Cost is $135 and includes materials. For more information call 737-0010 or visit www.warwickmuseum.org.

Chopstick Auction

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.

St. Kevin Bingo

St. Kevin parishioners will hold a bingo Saturday, Nov. 2 at the church hall at 333 Sandy Lane. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bingo starts at 6. There will be prizes and refreshments.

Vendors/Crafters Wanted

It’s time for the West Warwick Animal Shelter’s holiday bazaar to be held Nov. 2, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Church of the Apostles, 170 Fairview Ave, Coventry. They are renting out 10-foot tables for $10. Tables are limited. Application bazaar deadline is Oct. 20. For application or more information call Michelle at 450-2145.

Apponaug Babe Ruth

Registration

Apponaug Babe Ruth Baseball 2014 registration and American Legion William Shields Post 43 open house with free breakfast will be held Nov. 2 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 662 West Shore Road. Sign up your child for ABRBL 2014 season and parent and player both receive free breakfast. All veterans are welcome to come during the open house. Membership is $32 per year and gets you access to all American Legions around the country. Call Rick Robinson at 714-8451 for more information.

Pasta Dinner & Raffle

Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will host their 9th annual pasta dinner and raffle Nov. 2 from 5-7 p.m. at Norwood Baptist Church, 48 Budlong Ave., Warwick. The cost is $7 for adults and children 6 and under are $3. For information or to reserve tickets call 467-2692 or 738-6322. Please reserve tickets ahead of the event. All proceeds benefit the Warwick Animal Shelter.

Scandinavian Brunch

There will be a Scandinavian brunch held at Star Lodge 56 Vasa Order of America, Vasa Hall, 43 Bald Hill Road, Cranston, Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Donation is adults $10, under 12 $5. Bake table by Swede-a-licious. Limited seating; for reservations call 944-5525 or 739-3530. Come and enjoy some homemade Swedish cooking, including Swedish pancakes and meatballs.

Swinging Squares

of RI Workshops

Swinging Squares of RI will hold weekly workshops Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25 at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield from 7:-9:30 p.m. Fee is $6 per person. Caller is Bob Butler, cuer is Henry Barry. Contact Louise at 724-7295 for more information.

Ocean State Toastmasters

Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting Nov. 5 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.

East Greenwich-

Warwick Garden Club

The East Greenwich-Warwick Garden Club will meet Nov. 5 at 1 p.m. at the home of club member Barbara DelBonis, 115 Fry Brook Drive, East Greenwich, to prepare Thanksgiving baskets for distribution. New members are welcome to attend. For more information call 477-3678.

Rhode Island

Master Plumbers

Rhode Island Master Plumbers Association Inc.

will present a roundtable discussion Nov. 6 from 5-8 p.m. at the

F.W. Webb Co., 101 Jefferson Blvd. Warwick. The topic will be New 2013 Codes - Pertaining to 1 and 2 Family Dwellings.

Building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes will be reviewed, featuring representatives from the Office of the State Building Commissioner. Light supper, presentation and a question and answer period. Bring yourself, bring your questions, bring a friend.

United Fly Tyers

The monthly meeting of United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island will be held Nov. 6 at the Knights Of Columbus Hall, 475 Sandy Lane at 6:30 p.m. We encourage possible new members to drop in and see what we are all about. They will have a short business meeting followed by experienced tyers instructing the members on salt and fresh water fly patterns. There will also be bucket raffles for a chance on winning fly tying materials. New and old members are welcome.

Breakfast/Blood Drive

In loving memory of Eddie Cronin, who died on Nov. 22, 2012, there will be a breakfast and blood drive Nov. 10 from 8 a.m.-12 noon at the JONAH Center on Oakland Beach Ave. Cost is $8. Breakfast includes eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, coffee, tea and juice. Raffle tickets available for purchase; great prizes and baskets filled with goodies. Contact Mary Townsend at 639-3065, Debra Maymon 477-9276, Maureen Cobb 573-1599 or Lynn Mallard 286-7666.

Bill Burke Variety Show

Trudeau Memorial Center welcomes back Bill Burke in The Variety Show Nov. 13 at 1:15 p.m. in the Patterson Building cafeteria. For over 20 years, Bill has been singing and acting professionally throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He provides exciting entertainment for al audiences and all occasions.

Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Knights of Columbus Council # 1738 presents their annual Thanksgiving food drive. Their goal is 300 pounds of food by Nov. 15. Bring non-perishable food items (canned goods, bagged foods, etc.) to 1047 Park Ave., Cranston. Call 944-9700 for more information.

Daughters of Isabella

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

3 Card Mel

William Shields Post #43, 662 West Shore Road, will hold 3 Card Mel (a variation of a meat raffle) every Friday starting Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in their lounge.

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.

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.

Mentoring

Do you have an hour a week to spare? That’s all it takes to make a difference in the life of a child. Today’s children need positive, caring adult role models to help them develop confidence, self-esteem, and a desire to stay in school. For more information on the Warwick Mentor Program, contact Pamela Sherman at 732-7700 x117 or visit the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership website at www.mentorRI.org.

Barbershop Singers Wanted

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.

Beginner Line

Dance Classes

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.

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.

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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