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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.
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.
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.
The Conimicut Village Association will hold its monthly meeting July 8 at 7 p.m. at the William Shields Post American Legion, 662 West Shore Road. The Community Police will provide current crime information and plans for the Aug. 16 craft festival will be discussed. All Conimicut residents are welcome to attend.
Car Talk in the Gallery
Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, will present Car Talk in the Gallery July 8 from 6-8 p.m. See the “Summer Cruising: Art of the Auto” exhibit, enjoy light refreshments, and hear how a writer and two artists were inspired by cars: Peter Elsworth, writer for Car Journal section in The Providence Journal on weekends; Guy Cassaday, Hasbro toy designer turned hand-drawn, hand-colored car illustrator; and Corey Silvia, former Apple employee turned classic and muscle car photographer. Learn what cars inspire their art, how their car passion started, ask questions at the Q&A session and buy a print or original piece. Plus, ballots for “The People’s Choice Award” are entered to win a CD of 20 road hits on the exhibit soundtrack. Celebrate our love affair with cars at this free summer event and exhibit. More info on Facebook (in Events), online at warwickmuseum.org or call 737-0010.
The City of Warwick Men’s Lacrossse Open League will run from July 9 to Aug. 20 for ages 18 and up Wednesday evenings at 6:30 at the Confreda Sports Complex on Bend St. Cost is $10. Call Will Hay for more information at 871-4396.
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 email@example.com or call 463-9535.
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.
Mad Poets Cafe
Franny Choi will bee at Mad Poets Café July 12 from 7-9 p.m. at the Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. Ms. The Providence-based Pushcart Prize nominee is also a spoken-word performer, playwright and teaching artist. Her first collection of poems, Floating, Brilliant, Gone, was released by Write Bloody Publishing in March 2014. Nationally-acclaimed poet Christopher Johnson will emcee the evening and the open mic session for local poets is 7-8 (signup at 6:30). Tickets are $4 and include light refreshments and there’s free parking behind WMOA. More information can be found on Facebook, warwickmuseum.org or call during summer gallery hours Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Brunelle at 556-9314 or email@example.com.
William Shields Post 662 is holding its annual scholarship picnic and BOLO raffle July 13 from 12-5 p.m. There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, tossed salad, baked beans, deviled eggs, watermelon, fruit punch and much more. Children 4 and under eat free, 5-10 $4 and all others $7.50. All proceeds go to the children’s scholarship programs.
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.
Ocean State Toastmasters
Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting July 15 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 some 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Islands Variety Show
Trudeau Memorial Center will present its first Islands Variety Show Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Larkin Recreational Building. Please arrive at 10:30 for great pre-show events.
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.