Bulletin Board


NOTICE:For your convenience, you can e-mail your bulletin board notices to sharonr@rhodybeat.com as well as mail to 1944 Warwick Ave., Warwick, RI 02889, or fax to 732-3110.

Tri City Elks
The Tri City Elks, 1515 West Shore Rd., will have the James Montgomery Band with Corey Belucci music on June 23 from 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Tickets are $20 at the door.

Garden Club
The Chatham Village Garden Club will meet on June 5 at 7 p.m. at the EBC Center. The program will be Keeping Our Waters Clean, presented by Jamie with the Narragansett Bay Commission, followed be a regular meeting.

American Legion Post #15
The American Legion Post #15, 1016 Post Rd., East Greenwich, will have music by Bobby Justin on June 8 from 7-11 p.m. $7 admission.

Orchid Society
The Ocean State Orchid Society will meet June 9 at 1 p.m. at Spring Hill Suites By Marriott, 14 James P. Murphy Industrial Highway (behind Cardi's). The program will be Lessons From Nature, Lessons From Professionals-Tips and tricks to grow better orchids. The speaker will be Tim Culbertson, an accredited American Orchid Society judge and orchid hybridizer. The meeting is free and open to the public.

Almost Summer Bake Sale
The East Greenwich Animal Protection League will be at the Warwick Mall Community Booth for an Almost Summer Bake Sale June 9 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Baked goods, homemade dog and cat items and many more wonderful items will be for sale. They will also have pictures of cats and dogs that are available for adoption as well as information about the league. Dropoff of baked goods will be June 8 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 60 Middle Rd., East Greenwich, or June 9 at the Warwick Mall Community Booth after 10 a.m. All proceeds will be used for animals in their care.

Pancake Breakfast
Trinity Church, 139 Ocean Ave., Cranston, will have a pancake breakfast June 9, Gaspee Day, from 7-10 a.m. Full breakfast, all you can eat. $5 for adults, $3 for children and $1 off for anyone in uniform.

Fun Day/Yard Sale
The RI Family Shelter is having a community Family Fun Day/Yard Sale June 9 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. behind the shelter, 165 Beach Ave., next door to St. Benedict's Church. Contact Selena at 739-8584 by June 6 if you would like to donate miscellaneous household items, toys, etc. You may also register before June 6 for your own table with a minimum donation of $10.

Steak Fry Fundraiser
The Greenwood Volunteer Fire Company & Museum Annual Steak Fry Fundraiser will be held June 10 starting at noon. Advanced ticket sales are $20 each and includes all your food and entertainment. Kids under 16 free with adult ticket, and receive hamburger or hotdog. Come see "Jackie" the pink fire truck. For tickets see and GFD member or stop by the station at 45 Kernick St. No tickets will be sold at the door. For information call 732-6976 or 497-6365 or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. Proceeds will benefit the RI Pink Heals and Greenwood Volunteer Fire Museum.

Cause for Paws Classic Car Show
The 5th Annual Cause for Paws Classic Car Show will be held June 10 at 171 Service Rd. (off Jefferson Blvd.). Rain date is July 15. Featured will be antique cars, classic cars to 1980, rods, muscle cars and all-year Corvettes are invited to exhibit. Vehicle registration is from 9 a.m.-12 noon with free goody bags and dash plaques to the first 100 entries. The entry free is $15 per car. Spectators are free to roam the show. Enjoy oldies music by Cruisin' Bruce Palmer. Trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. in 26 classes, including Best of Show, Peoples Choice and Best Club Participation. Bring a can of wet dog or cat food for the shelter animals and receive an additional door prize ticket. Food and refreshments will be available. Call Ruth Napolitano at 480-9769 or e-mail Shelterhelp@FriendsRI.org for more information.

Vacation Bible Time
Cornerstone Church, 1990 Elmwood Ave., will have Vacation Bible Time July 16-20 from 9 a.m.-12 noon for ages 4 to sixth grade. Call 781-6121 to register.

Adventure Camp
The City of Warwick Youth Advisory and Prevention Task Force, Warwick Police Department and the Rhode Island National Guard are now accepting applications for the summer Adventure Camp. The Warwick Police Department and Rhode Island National Guard are looking for students 11-14 years old to participate. Applications can be found on the City of Warwick Police Department web site www.warwickri.gov. Dates for camp are July 10-13, July 17-20 and August 14-17. Cost is $30. For more information contact Patti St.Amant at 468-4108

Cornerstone Church
Cornerstone Church, 1990 Elmwood Ave., Warwick, is now a member of the RI Community Food Bank. Hours of operation are the first and third Saturday from 9-11 a.m. and the second and fourth Monday from 6-8 p.m. For more information call 781-6121.

Mentor a Child
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, please contact Pamela Leonhardt at 732-7700 x117 or visit the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership web site at www.mentorRI.org.

Old Warwick Grange #41
The Grange is a fraternal community service, non-profit organization with a special interest in rural life and the traditions of faith, patriotism, leadership and family values. Grange-where the whole family can go and grow. Help them to help others. The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. No meetings in July or August. The Grange hall is located at 1175 West Shore Rd.

Developmental Screening
The Child Outreach Department of the Warwick Public Schools, in cooperation with the Volunteers of Warwick schools (VOWS), conducts regular preschool screening clinics. All Warwick preschool children between the ages of 3 and 5 are offered the Early Screening Inventory-Revised (ESI-R). This is a free service provided by the Warwick Public Schools. Participation in a Developmental Screening is a long established program of the Warwick School Department that provides families with information about their child's development and offers information about community resources. For more information, or to arrange a clinic appointment for your preschool aged child, call the VOWS office at 734-3230.

Free Sunday Lunch
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 389 Greenwich Ave., is offering a free lunch for anyone in need of a meal or companionship. All are welcome every Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information call 737-6758.

Rhode Island Pet Bird Club
The R.I. Pet Bird Club welcomes anyone who owns birds or has an interest in exotic birds. Meet other people who have birds, listen to guest lecturers and more. The meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. For more information call Michele at 739-7290 or visit www.orgsites.com/ri/ripbc.

All are welcome to try your luck every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Warwick Terrace Hall, 2215 Elmwood Ave., behind the Family Dollar Store on Post Rd. Refreshments and coffee. For more info call Bonnie at 215-4125.

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.

There will be bingo every Friday at 6:45 p.m. at Meadowbrook Terrace on Warwick Ave. in the Community Hall.

Donate Shop
The Donate Shop is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit thrift store that provides free clothing to families in crisis. They are an all-volunteer organization that relies solely on the support of the community to continue this endeavor. The shop has a new location at 400 Warwick Ave., Unit #14, between Dunkin Donuts and Shaw's. They are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The phone number is 533-9944, the website is www.thedonateshop.org and “Like” them on Facebook for special updates.

Gambling Counseling Offered
Bridgemark now offers individual, group and family counseling for problem gambling. If you or a loved one is experiencing difficulties as a result of gambling, call for discreet and confidential assistance, 781-2700. Deaf services are also available; call their videophone number 1-866-730-9573.

Domestic Violence Volunteers
The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center (EBCC) is currently seeking volunteers for their Speakers Bureau. All volunteers will be trained to provide outreach, as a representative of EBCC, to communities in their service area through attendance at health and community fairs and by fulfilling requests for informational speaking engagements. Volunteers will receive thorough and specialized training under the supervision of the agency services coordinator before beginning this work. For more information, or to get involved, contact Deb Ferrante at 738-9700.

Fife and Drum Corps
The Kentish Guards Fife and Drum Corps rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at the Kentish Guards Armory on Pierce St. in East Greenwich. Free lessons on playing the fife are provided to men and young men interested in joining the corps.

Fife & Drum Corps
Join the Pawtuxet Rangers Fife & Drum Corps of Warwick and continue the great tradition of Colonial/Revolutionary history through music. The Fife & Drum Corps meets every Wednesday night at Wyman Elementary School from 6:30-8 p.m. The corps is open to anyone over the age of 12. Drum and fife instruction is available to beginners.


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