October 21, 2014
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Meadowbrook Bingo

Meadowbrook Terrace, 2220 Warwick Ave., has bingo every Friday might at 6:30 p.m., featuring great prizes and a wonderful group of people. All are welcome.

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

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.

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.

Gorton High School

Luncheon

There will be a Gorton High School luncheon for classes 1941-1955 at Top of the Bay, Warwick, Nov. 13, from 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15. Friends are invited. Call Dot McGuinn at 463-9535 or email mcguinn@cox.net

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

St. Benedict #423, Daughters of Isabella will be holding a money bingo at St. William Church Parish Hall (due to renovations), 200 Pettaconsett Ave., Warwick, off Post Road, Nov. 16 at 12:30 p.m. $10 includes bingo package plus coffee and dessert (specials excluded). For more information call Anne Angilly at 736-0943 or Mary Lee Newman at 467-3416.

Jewelry Making Class

Jewelry-Making Class for ages 13 and up is open at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, Nov. 16 from 1-3 p.m. 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. Cost is $135 and includes materials. For more information call 737-0010 or visit www.warwickmuseum.org.

Holiday Cards

& Gift Tags Workshops

Ages 15+ will get into the spirit of the holidays by designing personalized greeting cards and artful gift tags at these two-hour workshops Nov. 16 at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. Warwick artist Patty Martucci leads these creative and free-spirited workshops from 10 a.m.-12 noon. $15 per workshop includes materials; early registration is encouraged by phone (using MasterCard or Visa) or by stopping by during gallery hours. Call 737-0010.

Turkey Supper

The First Congregational Church of Warwick, 715 Oakland Beach Ave., is having their annual all you can eat turkey supper Nov. 16 from 4:30-p.m. This all you can eat dinner includes turkey with vegetables, stuffing, gravy, beverages and our delicious homemade desserts. Cost for adults is $12. Children 12 and under cost $5. Children under 5 are free. Come early, this sells out quick.

Swinging Squares

of RI Workshops

Swinging Squares of RI will hold weekly workshops Nov. 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.

Bake Sale/Craft Sale

The Ladies Auxiliary, Warwick Memorial Post 272, 840 West Shore Road, will hold a bake sale/craft sale Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come for some scrumptious delectibles and lovely handmade gifts and accessories.

Warwick Women’s Club

The GFWC Warwick Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center in Warwick. Ed Ladouceur, proprietor of Stormtite Home Improvements, will be the speaker. Refreshments will be available. If you wish to attend this meeting, call Janet at 465-4768 or email Warwick@gfwcri.org.

Ocean State Toastmasters

Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting Nov. 19 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. Ocean State Toastmasters is one of the oldest clubs in Rhode Island celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. For more information call Merrill Winoker, vice president for membership, at 688-4741.

Norwood Neighborhood

Association

A general meeting of the Norwood Neighborhood Association will be held Nov. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Norwood Boys & Girls Club, 43 Fredericks St. A PowerPoint presentation will provide an update on solving community issues and raising property values. This topic has an enormous impact on all residents and everyone should attend. Refreshments and snacks will be served. All are welcome.

Friends of the Warwick

Animal Shelter

The monthly meeting for Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will be held Nov. 21 at their new location, 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 Christmas craft fair to be held on Dec. 7. For more information call Brenda at 467-2692. The public is invited to attend.

Considering Adoption?

Adoption Options is holding a free informational session for those considering adoption and interested in hearing about available options. Licensed adoption workers will be available to provide information and answer questions. The next meeting is scheduled for Nov. 21 from 6-7 p.m. at 959 North Main Street, Providence. Adoption Options, a non-sectarian, non-profit, comprehensive adoption program of Jewish Family Service works with prospective adoptive parents, birth parents and people who have been adopted. The agency is licensed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with offices in Attleboro and Providence. The agency’s work with all members of the adoption triad is focused on helping individuals to understand their options and make the most informed choices for their future. For more information, contact Peg Boyle at 331-5437 or visit www.AdoptionOptions.org.

Turkey Trot

Oakland Beach Volunteer Fire Co., 645 Oakland Beach Ave., will have a turkey trot Nov. 22. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; free admission, free refreshments. Win turkeys, hams, veggies, a complete Thanksgiving dinner and much more. All are welcome; call 737 4786 for more information.

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.

Benefit Concert

There will be a concert to benefit the RI Food Bank and the Woodbury Food Pantry Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. at Woodbury Union Church, 58 Beach Ave. Entertainment provided by Bayside Beat. Donation is $5 and a canned good (children under 12 are gree). Refreshments will be served.

Nature’s Gifts Exhibit

Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, is looking for compelling photographic images of the natural world for an exhibit called “Nature’s Gifts” that will run Nov. 23 through Dec. 21 in the main gallery. The beauty and grandeur of nature in its many forms will be showcased with framed works, notecards and prints. All photographers who live in New England are welcome to submit .jpegs for consideration, including students enrolled in undergrad or graduate art studies. The call and required entry form is available on Facebook and online at www.warwickmuseum.

org, or call the office during gallery hours, 737-0010.


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Sat: 11/16 Holidays on the Hill Bazaar (St. Davids/200 Meshanicut Valley Pkwy/Cranston)

St. David's on the Hill in Cranston will hold their Annual Holidays on the Hill Bazaar on Nov. 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature Grannies Attic, Penny Social, Elsie's Tea Room, Kid's Corner, St. David's Bake Table, the Lunch Counter and varied craft vendors. Do some of your holiday shopping or pick up some homemade baked goods for the Thanksgiving holidays

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