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.

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.warwickhistoricalsocietyonline.org, join them on Facebook, or call 737-4617 for more information.

Food Pantry

The food pantry of Woodbury Union Church, Presbyterian on the corner of Beach Ave. and West Shore Road in Conimicut Village will be open Thursday, May 30 from 6:30-8 p.m. Limited food items will be given out to those in need of assistance. Please use the office entrance on Carlisle St. and bring a bag if possible.

One Act Play Festival

Submissions are currently being accepted for the Artists’ Exchange 8th annual One Act Play Festival. For consideration, send submissions of one-act plays of all genres to Artists’ Exchange One Acts, 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston, RI 02910 or info@artists-exchange.org (include name and title of play in subject line of email). The deadline for consideration for the 2013 festival is May 31. Be sure to include a cover page with your name, contact information (phone and email) and synopsis. Selections will be announced on the Artists’ Exchange website by July 1. The festival will take place July 12 through Aug. 4 at Theatre 82 in Cranston.

Bake Sale

The East Greenwich Animal Protection League will be at the Warwick Mall Community Booth for a bake sale on June 1 from 10 a.m. to 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 the cats and dogs that are available for adoption as well as information about the league. Dropoff of baked goods will be May 31 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at 60 Middle Road, East Greenwich, or June 1 after 10 a.m. at the Community Booth. EGAPL is a non-profit and all volunteer league. All proceeds will be used for the animals in their care.

Yard & Clothing Sale

There will be a yard and clothing sale from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Spruce St., Providence. Space rental is available for $12. Call Donna at 952-5511 of for Spanish Maritza at 499-0400.


There will be a bingo June 1 at St. Kevin’s Church hall, 333 Sandy Lane. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6. Fun, prizes and refreshments.

Colon Cancer Alliance Meeting

The Voices of RI chapter of the Colon Cancer Alliance will hold their next monthly meeting June 1 from 10-11:30 a.m. in the small meeting room of the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick. All are welcome to come share their stories and learn about our organization. For more information, call 739-5623 or visit www.ccalliance.org/RI.

Rocky Hill School Reunion

Rocky Hill School will hold its annual Alumni Reunion June 1. This year’s celebration honors reunion classes ending in 3 and 8. All alumni, friends and faculty (present and past) are invited to attend. Registration can be made by calling the Alumni Relations office at 884-9070, ext. 132 or by visiting www.rockyhill.org/reunion. The event is $30 per person and includes heavy hors d’oeuvres.

Riding the Tide

The Buckeye Brook Coalition is going to be doing something a little different this year for its Riding the Tide paddle adventure. You are invited to participate in a paddle to celebrate R.I. Rivers Month June 1 at 7:30 a.m. The trip will involve a bit more paddling experience. It will involve a trip mostly in upper Narragansett Bay, not too far from shore. The trip will take 2½ to three hours. They will explore the Conimicut salt marsh and the shoreline from Conimicut Point to Rocky Point. Pre-registration is required. You must have experience in paddling on the open bay and be in good physical condition for this excursion. Participants must have their own vessel. Life jackets are required. This is a free event open to members and the public. Under adult age must be accompanied by parent or guardian. Contact Paul Earnshaw at 739-6592 or brookeye10@gmail.com for more information.

Children’s Chorus Auditions

The Rhode Island Children’s Chorus, a music education and performance ensemble for children, will hold auditions for new members for the fall 2013 season Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at the RI Philharmonic Carter Center, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence, and 2-4 p.m. at St. Luke’s Church,  99 Peirce St., East Greenwich. Auditions will also be held at the Carter Center in East Providence on Tuesday, June 11, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and in East Greenwich at St. Luke’s Church on Thursday, June 6, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Boys and girls ages 7-16 years are welcome. No prior singing experience or appointment is necessary. Visit www.richildrenschorus.org for more information or email joyce@richildrenschorus.org.

Norwood Yard Sale

The Norwood Neighborhood Association will host a community yard sale Saturday, June 1, at 8 a.m. To participate and register your address on the Master Yard Sale Map, email your name and address to norwoodna@verizon.net or call 785-0616 for more information. Copies of the map will be distributed at the Gazebo on Pawtuxet Avenue starting at 7:30 a.m. Rain date is Sunday, June 2.

Tri-City Elks

Tri-City Lodge #14, 1915 West Shore Road, Warwick, will host Dave Kane, star of the Father Misgivings Comedy Show, to lead the audience through a maze of laugh-filled interactive comedy, quizzes, contests, prizes and surprises on June 2. Brunch at 11 a.m.-12 noon, show at 12:30 p.m. $12 per person. Tickets available at lounge.

Plant Sale

The GFWC Warwick Women’s Club will hold its annual plant sale June 2 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, West Shore Road, Warwick.  All proceeds will go to local charities. All are welcome. 

Daughters of Isabella

St. Benedict Circle #423 Daughters of Isabella will be celebrating their 85th anniversary June 2. Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Benedict Church, 134 Beach Ave., followed by a reception and dinner at 12:30 in the afternoon at Timmy’s Restaurant and Landing, One Bay Ave., Warwick. The cost is $24 per person. There will be a choice of four entrees. For more information and to purchase tickets, contact chairpersons Carol Corcelli, 463-5259, or Anne Angilly 736-0943.

Free Concert

A free concert will be presented June 2 at 7 p.m. at Asbury United Methodist Church by the youth choirs of Tucker First United Methodist Church of Tucker, Ga., featuring choral and instrumental music. These choirs are doing a New England tour this year. They have also toured all over the U.S. and Canada. For more information contact Anita Adams at 434-5257 or the Asbury Church office, 467-5122.

Memorial Concert

St. Catherine’s Church of Warwick will host a memorial concert in honor of Newtown, Conn. and Boston Marathon victims. St. Catherine’s music director, John Norigian, will lead voices and musicians from the parish and the community in a concert of classical and sacred music at 2:30 p.m. on June 2 at St. Catherine’s, 3252 Post Road, Warwick. Proceeds from free-will offerings will be used for non-violence workshops and training in local communities, presented by the University of Rhode Island Center for Non-violence and Peace Studies.

Golf Tournament

Valley Country Club, 251 New London Ave., Warwick, is hosting a golf tournament June 3 with a 2 p.m. shotgun start. A great day filled with 18 challenging holes of golf, a wonderful lunch, golf carts, putting contest, prize holes, raffle prizes, cocktail reception, silent auction and awards dinner.  Register your foursome today. $480 per Foursome, $120 per player, $50 dinner guest. Register online or mail in your registration. Email agarcia@alz.org or call

1-800-272-3900 for more information.

Car Show

The North Kingstown Lions Club 3rd Annual Car Show will be hosted this year by Tarbox Toyota at 3671 Quaker Lane (Rt. 2) in North Kingstown. The car show will be Sunday, June 2 with a rain date of June 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. All makes and models are welcome with a car registration fee of $15 per car and spectators are asked for $1 donation. The RI Blood Center will be there with their blood mobile. They will have food, drinks and vendors; dash plaques, t-shirts, free giveaways and trophies to be awarded. DJ Car Guy Rich George will be there for your listening pleasure. Contact Mary Ann Hutchins at hutchins77@verizon.net for more information or to register your car. Contact Jean DeFedele at jmdefedele@verizon.net for vendor information.

Ocean State Toastmasters

Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting June 4 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 and will celebrate its 50th anniversary in September. For more information, call Merrill Winoker, vice president for membership, at 688-4741.

St. Kevin Festival & Carnival

The St. Kevin Parish Festival & Carnival will be held June 7-9 on church grounds, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick.

Hours Friday 6-11 p.m., Saturday 12 noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Bingo: Friday and Saturday with Special Prizes/50-50 Raffle Drawing on Sunday carnival rides, games, live-music, tents, food, bake sale, gift & liquor baskets Special Parish Mass Sunday at 10 honoring Patron Saint Kevin. For additional information call the parish office at 737-2638. This event will be held rain or shine.

St. Benedict Church

Scouting Program

St. Benedict Church will hold a “Philly Style” cheese steak/chicken sandwich dinner June 8 from 5-7 p.m. in the St. Benedict Parish Center, 70 Transit St., Warwick. Tickets are $10 and Include your choice of a “Philly Style” steak or chicken sandwich; served with potato salad, corn, tossed green salad, chips, watermelon, dessert and beverage. Tickets are on sale by calling the Rectory at 737-9492.

Cause for Paws

The 6th annual “Cause for Paws” Classic Car Show will take place June 9 at the building known as 171 Service Place, located at 171 Service Rd. (off Jefferson Blvd.), Warwick (rain date is July 2). Antique cars, classic cars to 1989, rods, muscle cars and all-year Corvettes are invited to exhibit. Vehicle registration is from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, with free goodie bags and dash plaques to the first 100 entries. The entry fee 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 28 classes, including Best of Show, Peoples Choice and Best Club Participation. There will be door prizes and raffles, including a 50/50 raffle. Bring a can of wet dog food or wet cat food for the shelter animals and receive an additional door prize ticket. Food and refreshments will be available. For more information call Ruth Napolitano at 480-9769 or email Shelterhelp@FriendsRI.org.

Bayside Beat Concert

There will be a concert to benefit the Conimicut Village Association June 8 at 7 p.m. The concert will take place at Woodbury Union Church at the corner of West Shore Road and Beach Avenue in Warwick. Entertainment will be provided by Bayside Beat, a classic rock band from the Village itself. The cost for admission is $5 and children under 12 are free. Refreshments will be served after the show. Walgreens is the sponsor of this event.

CVA Meeting

The next meeting of the Conimicut Village Association (CVA) will be Tuesday, June 11 at 7 p.m. at the Woodbury Union Church downstairs Friendship Room, where a demonstration of the Warwick Police Canine Unit will be presented. Refreshments will be served.

Gorton High School

Luncheon Reunion

There will be a Gorton High School luncheon reunion for classes 1941-1955 and friends at Chianti’s Restaurant, 195 Forge Road, Warwick, June 12 at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15. Call or email Dot for reservations: 463-9535, mcguinn@cox.net.

Child Safety Fair

The Keeping Kids Safe Project will be hosting a free child safety fair in Warwick on June 15 to provide children with free fingerprints and photographs. The child safety organization will take a child ’s fingerprints and send them home directly with parents. Parents can use the record to turn directly over to authorities anywhere in the world to instantly aid in an investigation. There will also be community organizations present to provide safety information and entertainment for families. Join us at the Balise Nissan auto dealership at 1350 Post Road in Warwick from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 15.

Yard Sale

Church of the Transfiguration, 1665 Broad St., Cranston, will have a yard sale June 15, rain or shine, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tables for rent $15 each. For more information call Mary Beth at 823-1832 or Carol at 467-7434.

Breakfast Fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 1 Conimicut will be having a breakfast fundraiser at Dave’s Bar & Grille on Post Road Sunday, June 16 from 8-10 a.m. Adults $9, kids $7. For more information call Karen at 243-5256.

Conimicut Village Yard Sale

The Conimicut Village Association will host its first annual community-wide yard sale Saturday, June 22 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Conimicut residents who would like to participate and get on the list should email leslie@i-networld.com with your address or should call 737-5559. CVA will consolidate all participating households onto one map, which will be handed out the day of the event. Maps will also be available for download from www.conimicutvillage.org after June 20. There is no cost to participate. Advertising will be statewide.

Adult Watercolor Class for Beginners

Tuesdays through June 27 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bernadette Pace, an experienced instructor and well-known regional artist, will introduce students to basic techniques of watercolor painting learning to use the materials, blending colors, creating dynamic compositions and using watercolor to express creativity. These are encouraging and adventuresome classes for people 17 years and up who want to learn to paint, and students will start seeing things in a new way. Cost is $125 for 12 hours of instruction, and a materials list will be sent after registration. Registration is easy by phone with MasterCard or Visa, or stop by with cash or a check. More information can be found on FaceBook or online at www.warwickmuseum.org. Warwick Museum of Art is located at 3259 Post Road, Warwick (737-0010).

Art Camp for Children 6-12

July 8 through August 16 on weekdays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Creative kids crave summer stimulation, and that’s what they’ll get with art workshops like Make a Monster, Painting, Jewelry Making, Drawing, Improv Comedy, Cartooning and more. Camp runs Monday to Friday with three weeklong workshops at 9-11, 11:30-1:30, 2-4. Workshops are taught by experienced instructors with emphasis on trying new materials, stretching imaginations and having fun in a safe, encouraging atmosphere. Cost of each weeklong workshop is $80; cost for a week of three workshops is $225 (a savings of $15). Registration is easy by phone with MasterCard or Visa, or stop by with cash or check. More information can be found on FaceBook or online at www.warwickmuseum.org. Warwick Museum of Art is located at 3259 Post Road, Warwick (737-0010).

Women’s 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.

The Village Singers

The Village Singers, an adult vocal ensemble, is seeking new members for all voice parts: soprano, alto, tenor and baritone. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Scandinavian Home, Broad St., Cranston. Their mission is to share musical experiences and appreciation across generational and socio-economic lines in a variety of settings, including community centers, health care facilities, etc. Contact Dennis Robbins at 465-6342 or email villagesingers2012@gmail.com.


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