October 22, 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

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.

Clothing Collection Drive

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State is holding a collection drive for gently used clothing and small household items. Donations help to raise funds to support mentoring programs for boys and girls throughout the state. They offer convenient free home pick-up of donations and provide a tax receipt. Call or visit www.BBBSOS.org to schedule free home pick-up, find the nearest dropoff location or learn more about mentoring programs.

Mixed Media Art Class for Adults

Warwick-based artist Taylor Tererri, whose colorful works can be found at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and URI Health Services, will introduce students 17 and older to the process of combining various mediums like acrylic paint, watercolors, drawing and collage at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. Students will explore composition and use line, color, texture, pattern and symbolism to convey an artful message. The classes run Feb. 4-20, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 6-8 p.m. for three weeks. Full details and registration forms are available at www.warwickmuseum.org, on Facebook, or call the office during gallery hours at 737-0010.

Garden Club

The Chatham Village Garden Club will meet Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. at the EBC House. The program will be presented by the Worm Ladies of Charlestown. Also the Apple Blossom Garden Club from Smithfield will be joining in for this presentation.

Art Reflection Event

for “Love Medicine”

Loren Spears, executive director of Tomaquag Museum, will lead a special Art Reflection based on the current exhibit of Native American artwork Feb. 4 from 6-8 p.m. at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. The book “Love Medicine” will be discussed, and participants will create a collage inspired by works in the main gallery. The exhibit showcases pieces by 13 artists of the Narragansett, Wampanoag, Choctaw, Navajo, Chicksaw, Mexican Apache and Ojibwe tribes and is a unique opportunity to see beadwork, painting, sculpture, woven and painted fabrics, photography and ceremonial artifacts. This event is free and open to the public with plenty of free parking behind WMOA. For more information visit them on FaceBook or at www.warwickmuseum.org or call 737-0010.

East Greenwich/Warwick Garden Club

The East Greenwich/Warwick Garden Club will meet Feb. 4 at 1 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library, Sandy Lane, Warwick. For more information call Marie at 477-3678. New members always welcome.

Turkey & Ham Meat Raffle

American Legion Post #2, 2 Legion Way, West Warwick, is hosting a turkey and ham meat raffle Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. This event is open to the public. All proceeds benefit American Legion charities. For more information call 821-9855.

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.

Friends Bingo

The Friends Bingo will be held Feb. 9. Doors open at 11 a.m. This will be a Have a Heart Bingo. Bring a canned good and get a free ticket for a bingo (one per person). They are also collecting toiletries for the homeless. Come bring a friend and have a great time.

Conimicut Village Association

The Conimicut Village Association will meet Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the lower level of Woodbury Union Church. Plans will be finalized for the annual Spring Fling fundraiser. The Community Police officers will be in attendance. All are welcome to see what is happening in your neighborhood. Refreshments will be served.

Gorton High School Luncheon    

The Gorton High School monthly luncheon will be held Feb. 12 at Top of the Bay Restaurant, Oakland Beach, at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15. All Gorton High School classmates from 1941-1955 are welcome. Call Barbara Kane at 821-0161 or email barbkane14@aol.com or Fran Allin at 463-8679 if you plan to attend.

Hospice Volunteer Informational Meeting

On Feb. 13 from 10-11 a.m., the VNA of Care New England will conduct a hospice volunteer informational meeting at the VNA of Care New England, 51 Health Lane, Warwick.  Have you ever wondered how you can make the difference in the life of a family whose loved one is in hospice care? Do you want to join with a dedicated hospice volunteer program that provides training and ongoing support in this most rewarding work? Come and find out more about the VNA of Care New England hospice. Call Carolyn McDonough, hospice volunteer coordinator, at 921-7614 to register.

EG Animal Shelter

The next meeting of the East Greenwich Animal Shelter is Feb. 13 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Eaast Greenwich Police Department on First St.

Voices of RI Meeting

The Voices of RI chapter of the Colon Cancer Alliance will hold their next monthly meeting Feb. 15 from 12 noon-1:30 p.m. in the small meeting room of the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick. All are welcome to come learn more about the organization, share their stories and

meet other survivors. For more information call 739-5623 or visit www.ccalliance.org/RI.

Art Camp for Children & Teens

A new schedule of art sessions for February vacation was announced by Warwick Museum of Art. Returning favorites include Intro to Drawing, Watercolors, Mixed Media, Sculpture, and Improv Comedy; Printmaking and Intro to Acting are new. Camp runs February 17-21 with morning sessions for ages 6-12 and afternoon sessions for ages 13-17. Cost per three-hour session is $25 and there’s a discount for all five. Full schedule and registration forms are available at www.warwickmuseum.org, Facebook, or you can call the office at 737-0010.

Baked Ziti Supper

The First Congregational Church of Warwick, 715 Oakland Beach Ave, is having an all-you-can-eat baked ziti supper Feb. 22 from 4:30-7 p.m. Cost for adults is $8, $4 for children 12 years and under. Children under 5 are free. Come and enjoy good food, good company and great homemade desserts.

Venison and Game Dinner

The annual Boys and Girls Clubs of Warwick venison and game dinner is Feb. 23 at the Kelley Gazzero Post on Plainfield Pike, Cranston. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and there is a cash bar. The proceeds of the event go to support the programs and staff of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Warwick. A great family-style meal of venison, wild boar, rabbit, etc...and great raffles, too. Tickets are $30 and tables can be reserved for groups of 10. For tickets or additional information, contact the Boys and Girls Clubs of Warwick at 437-4385. Tickets go fast.


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