September 18, 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

Game dinner Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. $30 per person. Please come in and purchase your tickets before Jan. 15.

Running through June 9, Tri-City Elks #14 will be holding beginner line dance classes every Monday 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.

Friends of the Warwick

Animal Shelter

The monthly meeting for Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will be held Jan. 16 at 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 setting up dates for upcoming events. For more information call Brenda at 467-2692. The public is invited to attend.

Prayer Service

A Tazie prayer service in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe will be held at Saints Rose and Clement Parish, 111 Long St., Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

Gaspe Seniors

On Jan. 21 the Gaspee Seniors will meet to celebrate Chinese New Year at the Buttonwoods Community Center, 3027 West Shore Rd., Warwick. They will be having a chopstick auction. New people are always welcome. Call Mary Nolan at 941-5507.

St. Rose of Lima Registration

St. Rose of Lima School, 200 Brentwood Ave., will begin new student registration for 2014-2015 for Grades Pre-K through 8, including the Rose Bud program for 3-year-olds, Jan. 21 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the school. Open house will be held Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. New student registration will be ongoing from that day. For more information visit www.saintroseschool.com. To arrange a visit call 739-6937.

St. Timothy’s Family Night

St. Timothy’s Church is holding a Family Night at Lemongrass Thai Vietnamese Cambodian & Chinese Cuisine, 1138 Post Road; Warwick, Jan. 25 at 5:30 p.m. Donation is $20 adults, $10 children. For each adult ticket purchased receive one free raffle ticket. All proceeds benefit St. Timothy’s Helping Hands For The Needy. Call the rectory at 739-9552 for tickets and further information.

Book Signing

Warwick artist and art historian Ann Eckert Brown will present a PowerPoint program on interior painted decorations in early Rhode Island houses at Linden Place in Bristol on Jan. 26. After lunch and the presentation, Eckert will be signing copies of her books. For more information contact Ann at greenshold@aol.com.

Adult Art Classes

Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, is holding adult art classes from January to March. The winter schedule of adult art classes has just been announced: Watercolors for Beginners runs through January 30, Mixed Media & Collage runs February 4-20, and Watercolors for Intermediates runs February 25 through March 13. Classes will run for three weeks and meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8 pm. Full details and registration forms are posted on Facebook, online at www.warwickmuseum.org, or call the office during gallery hours for easy phone registration. Call 737-0010 for more information.

Sports Collectors Show

The 38th Annual Cranston Sports Collectors Show will be held Feb. 1 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Valley Inn, 4 Blossom St., West Warwick. $3 per person. Sponsored by St. Joseph Men’s Guild of Immaculate Conception Parish. Contact person Thomas McDonough at 942-1854 (church phone).

Save the Bay Open House

On Sunday, Feb. 9 from 2-4 p.m. there will be an open house at Save the Bay headquarters for marine science summer camp and Edgewood Sailing School youth and adult lessons. Come learn about joint sailing/marine science programs and other “learn to sail” activities. There will be a door prize. Save the Bay Drive, Fields Point, Providence.

New England Steel Guitar

New England Steel Guitar will meet Feb. 9 at Post 15, Main St., East Greenwich, from 1-5 p.m. The band will be Branded. Kitchen will be open.

Men’s Senior Softball

Registration is now underway for men 57 and over to join the Warwick Senior Softball League. It is a recreational league whose priorities are fun, safety and friendly competition. You do not have to be a Warwick resident to join. All games (double headers) begin at 9 a.m. and are played at City Park in Warwick on Wednesday mornings. The application fee is $20. Deadline for registration is March 15. The playing season is from April 30 to early September. For more information contact Bill Russo at 739-3973 or email wrusso7@yahoo.com.

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.

New Gallery Hours at WMOA

The main gallery at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, Warwick, is now open Tuesdays through Fridays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. so exhibits are available to school groups, home-school students and anyone who can stop by on their lunch hour. The main gallery is also open on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for those who work during the week. More information on exhibits, classes and camps and rentals is available online at www.warwickmusuem.org, on Facebook or call the office during gallery hours at 737-0010.

Friday Comedy Shows

New for 2014, the Bring Your Own Improv comedy troupe will perform two shows on Fridays at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road: 7-8:30 p.m. Family-Friendly Comedy Show (G-rated laughs) and 9-10:30 p.m. Late Night Comedy Show (PG-13 rated laughs). Kick off your weekend with laughter when BYOI takes audience suggestions, comedy skits morph instantly and the actors react to the silliness onstage. Every show is brand new, so you’ll want to become a regular. Tickets are priced to be budget-friendly, and they’re available at the door or online at www.bringyourownimprov.com. Call 737-0010 for more information.

Hi-Lo-Jack League

There is a hi-lo-jack league at the Buttonwoods Communitry Center every Thursday at 12:30 p.m. open to anyone who likes to play. If interested call George Gange at 739-6682.

Clothing Drive

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State is seeking donations of gently-used clothing and small household items. Donations help to raise much-needed funding to support mentoring programs for boys and girls throughout the state. They offer convenient home pick-up of donations and provide a tax receipt. For more information or to schedule a home pick-up call 921-2434 or visit www.bbbsos.org.

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.

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.

Photographic Society of RI

The Photographic Society of Rhode Island welcomes camera enthusiasts of all abilities. Meetings are held on the second, third and fourth Tuesday of each month, September through May at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave. For more information visit www.psri.us.

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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