December 20, 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.

Meadowbrook

Bingo

Meadowbrook Terrace, 2220 Warwick Ave., has bingo every Friday night 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 member and volunteer. Visit www.whsri.org, join them on Facebook, or call 737-4617 for more information.

Tri-City Elks

Blood Drive July 12 at 9 a.m. in the lower level of the building. Did you know that only three percent of eligible individuals donate blood? Let’s use this opportunity to raise that number and help many individuals with your gift of blood. One pint saves three lives. After you donate, enjoy a hearty home-cooked breakfast. So mark your calendars. Stop in between 9 a.m. and 12 noon on July 12 and give the gift of life.

Country line dancing with Tami has ended for the summer and will resume again on Monday, Sept. 18.

Tiki Bar Party July 25 at 6 p.m. Quesadillas, nachos, chili, fish and other tacos. Many lodge specials as well. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased in the lounge Monday to Thursday after 3 p.m. and Friday to Sunday after noon. Come join the fun.

Conimicut Village Memorial Bricks

The Conimicut Village Association is still accepting orders for memorial bricks. Bricks can be used to commemorate a life event or to honor a person, living or deceased. The engraved bricks are installed along the walkway at the scenic overlook at the ocean end of Beach Avenue. Over 50 bricks have already been installed. For more information contact Ginny at 524-8404. Forms can be downloaded at www.conimicut.

org (events page).

Summer

Art Camp

Ages 6-12 will have unique ways to explore their creativity this summer at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. New art sessions include comic books, oil pastels, wearable art, and art & poetry in nine lines. Plus, favorite sessions like acrylic painting, ceramics, drawing and jewelry making will be offered again. Full camp schedule, instructors and pricing are on Facebook (Events), online at warwickmuseum.org or call the office. Easy phone registration with Mastercard or Visa, but register soon because spaces are limited. Call 737-0010.

Ocean State Toastmasters

Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting July 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. For more information, call Merrill Winoker, vice president for membership, at 688-4741.

Daughters

of Isabella

Saint Benedict Circle #423, Daughters of Isabella will be holding their monthly meeting July 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. There will be a pot luck supper following a short business meeting. Please bring an unwrapped $1.00 gift for the Penny Social following the supper.

Gorton High

School Luncheon

The Gorton High School luncheon will be held July 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Waterfront Restaurant and Landing (formerly Timmy’s One Bay), Oakland Beach, Warwick. Email Dot McGuinn at mcguinn@cox.net or call 463-9535.

Summer Night

Concert Series

The Apponaug Area Improvement Association presents its 4th Annual Music for a Summer Night Concert Series on the front steps of Warwick City Hall 6:30-8 p.m. The schedule is as follows: July 10 Joe Esposito Timeless Classics; July 24 Saucy Jack Band Acoustic Rock; August 7 Bobby Justin Classic Rock ’n Roll; Aug. 21 Ten Rod Ramblers Blues & Rock. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Friendship Hall of Warwick Central Baptist Church Hall across from City Hall.

Hope For Addison

The Hope For Addison Poker Run will be held July 13. Registration is 8 a.m. at Eddie’s 529 Club, 529 Warwick Ave., kickstands up at 10 a.m. Raffles and a BBQ will be held at Eddie’s at the end of the run. For more information contact Bonnie Donahue at 644-2268 or binnie442@cox.net or Julie Brunelle at 556-9314 or julbrun@aol.com.

Bohemian Quartet

Greenwood Community Church presents The Bohemian Quartet featuring traditional Gypsy music July 13 at 3 p.m. at Greenwood Community Church Presbyterian, 805 Main Ave., Warwick. Suggested donation is $10 adults, $5 children under 12. For tickets call 270-0094 or 737-3753.

Old-Fashioned Grange Picnic

Celebrate summer with an old-fashioned grange picnic hosted by the Rhode Island and Connecticut State granges. The event will be held July 19 starting at 10 a.m. There will be lunch at 12 noon. The event will be held at the North Stonington Community Grange & Fairgrounds at 21 Wyassup Road, North Stonington, Conn. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. Rhode Island to bring snacks and desserts; Connecticut to bring sides and salads. There will be old-fashioned picnic games, entertainment and more. Fill your car for a fun day with Grange friends from Connecticut and Rhode Island. New members and prospective members welcome. RSVP by June 30 to Steve Logan at 4783-3551 or e-mail SWLogan102@cox.net.

Golf Tournament

Harmony Lodge #9, F.&A.M., Doric Masonic Center is hosting their 24th annual golf tournament July 19 at the Crystal Lake Golf Club at 100 Bronco Highway, Mapleville, R.I. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS). 7:30 a.m. registration and shotgun start at 8 a.m. sharp in scramble format includes, 18 holes of golf, cart, raffles, a steak luncheon at 1 p.m. and prizes. The cost per golfer is $125. To register for the event contact Travis J. Sousa at 368-2458.

Pontiac Free

Library Summer Activities

The Summer Reading Program 2014 will be at the Pontaic Free Library for preschool through grade 6. Preschool story time for ages 2 to 4 Tuesdays, July 1-29 at 10:15 a.m.; Fizz, Boom, Fun on Fridays July 11, July 18 and Aug. 1 anytime between 10 a.m.-12 noon; Mat Franco’s “Magic or Science?” Show Friday July 25 at 10:30 a.m.; Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experiences Program Friday Aug. 8 at 10:30 a.m. For more information call the library at 737-3292.

Vacation

Bible Time

Cornerstone Church, 1990 Elmwood Ave., Warwick, is holding a free vacation Bible time July 14-18 from 9 a.m.-12 noon children four years old through 6th grade. Call 781-6121 to register children.

Robert Black

William Shields Post #43, 662 West Shore Road, presents impersonator and tribute artist Robert Black July 16 from 7-10 p.m. in lounge. Enjoy all your favorite songs and sing along with him.

Craft Vendors Wanted

The Conimicut Village Association is seeking vendors for their annual craft fair to be held at Conimicut Point Park Aug. 16 from 12 noon until 5 p.m. The vendor fee is $25. Call 524-8404 for more information and/or an application form.

Revisit Gorton High School

Former students and friends of Gorton High School are invited to visit the school and stroll the corridors once again. The school will be opened Aug. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Preschool

Registration

The Title I Office for Warwick Public Schools announced that Preschool registration for the 2014/2015 school year has started. The preschool program is fully funded through Title I. The program will run four half days each week with a parent component every other Friday. They are offering a morning or an afternoon session to families. Parents are required to attend every other Friday for informative workshops to support family learning and kindergarten readiness. This program is free of charge and is offered to families living in the Oakland Beach, Hoxsie, Wickes and Norwood areas. If you are or know of a family with a child who will be 4 years old by September 1 and are interested in this program, call Carol Maloney at 734-3426 or email at Maloneyc@warwickschools.

org.

Cruise Nights

Every Tuesday until September, the Greater Warwick Lions will be holding Cruising with the Oldies at Oakland Beach in Warwick from 4 p.m. to dusk. Sweet antique cars, DJ Dom playing the oldies, food vendors, raffles and prizes all with an ocean view. All proceeds benefit the Lions’ charities, Ronald McDonald House, children with cancer, Insight, children and adults in the community in need of glasses, scholarships awarded to Warwick students and JONAH. Cruise Night is weather permitting; check the Warwick Lions Cruise Night website for cancellations.

St. Benedict’s Church 100th

Anniversary Gala

On Sept. 27 St. Benedict Church, 135 Beach Avenue, will be having their 100th anniversary gala. It will begin with 4 p.m. Mass and be followed by a spectacular celebration in the newly refurbished and handicapped accessible Parish Center. The church is looking for former priests, deacons, principals, nuns, teachers, students, choir members and former and present parishioners. They would like your pictures and past history to make this a memorable and uplifting event not only for the parish but also the faith community. Contact the rectory office at 737-9492 and ask for Barbara or Don or email stbenedicts@cox.net.


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