NOTICE: For your convenience, you can e-mail your bulletin board notices to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
The Chatham Village Garden Club will meet Tuesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Buffum Chace House. This will be their last meeting until next fall. Everyone is welcome.
St. Kevin Festival
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
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.
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.
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.
Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway, Warwick, is having a Sunday bingo June 9. Doors open at 11 a.m. sharp until 3 p.m. Ample parking, air conditioned, refreshments available for purchase. Minimum of 34 winners.
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
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, email@example.com.
Trudeau Memorial Center welcomes The Boys Friday, June 14 at 1:15 p.m. in the Patterson Building cafeteria. The Boys features Steven Smith, guitar; Ben Long, guitar, drums, vocals; Chris Lysik, saxophone, piano, vocals; Adrian Maris, drums; and Jeff DiIorio, guitar, vocals. They have performs musical genres ranging from jazz to Celtic folk
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Steel Guitar Jam
The band Branded will perform at New England Steel Guitar Country Post 15, Main St., East Greenwich on June 23 from 1-5 p.m. Donation is $7.
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).