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Elks fundraiser benefits Lupus Foundation
The Elks Riders Lodge #2285 will hold a Motorcycle Ride/Poker Run to benefit the Lupus Foundation of New England on Saturday, June 29 at the Coventry-West Greenwich Elks Lodge, 42 Nooseneck Hill Road, West Greenwich. Cost is $20 per person and registration starts at 9 a.m., with kickstands up at 10:30. Raffles will be held and food will be provided. Contact Wacko at 640-4284 or Ron Kingsborough at 826-2569 for more information.
New art workshops
debut at WMOA
The following drop-by-and-try art concert workshops will be featured as part of the Apponaug Summer Concert series at the Warwick Museum of Art (WMOA) on the following dates:
* Thursday, June 13 - Colorful Art Cards with Patty Martucci
* Thursday, June 27 - Creative Collages with Patty Martucci
* Thursday, July 11 - Playing with Pastels with Taylor Terreri
* Friday, July 26 - Making Mandalas with Patty Martucci
* Thursday, Aug. 8 - Exploring Watercolors with Patty Martucci
* Thursday, Aug. 22 - Personal Art Journals with Taylor Terriri
Each 90-minute workshop will run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and costs $9. Payment can be made by phone with MasterCard or Visa or in person with cash or check. All workshops are suitable for ages 12+ but space is limited, so reservations are suggested. More info is online at www.warwickmuseum.org, FaceBook or call 737-0010 during gallery hours.
Cornerstone Vacation Bible Time
Cornerstone Church will hold its Vacation Bible Time from July 15 through July 19. The free event will run from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday, and is open to children 4 years old through 6th grade. The church is located at 1990 Elmwood Avenue, Warwick. Call 781-6121 to register children.
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.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flag Day Observance
On Friday, June 14 at 6 p.m., the American Legion Post Two and West Warwick Veterans Council will be holding their annual Flag Day observance at Two Legion Way, West Warwick. The Flag Day observance is open to the public. For more information call 821-9855.
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 performed 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.
Metal for Moore
On Saturday, June 15 Winman Junior High School will be collecting all metal items with the help of Sims Metal Management to be recycled. The container will be in the WJHS parking lot from 8-11:30 a.m. Proceeds will go directly to the rebuilding of the Moore, Oklahoma community.
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 Daves 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.
Four artists talk about the “Light Show” on Wednesday, June 19 from 6-8 p.m. at the Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, Warwick. How does a single beam of light filmed in HD become a mesmerizing nine-minute video of swirling images? Find out when Shawn Towne talks about his original video at this intriguing artists talk. Other artists who will talk about works in this exhibit are Brooke Hammerle, who creates large-scale digital photographs with visual impact; Deenie Pacik-Guiliano, who fuses glass into vividly colorful pieces; and Bryson Dean Gauthier, who creates provocative 2D and 3D art installations. Learn about their artistic vision, their different light infused mediums and their creative processes. Then meet the artists, ask questions and perhaps buy an original work to start a collection or add to one. This event is free and open to the public, and there’s plenty of free parking behind Warwick City Hall. The exhibit runs through June 29 and there’s more info available online atwww.warickmuseum.organd on Facebook.
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 email@example.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.
Zion Korean United Methodist Church will host a yard sale to benefit its ministry/mission works June 22 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the parking lot of the Zion KUMC/Open Table Christ UMC building located at 35 Kilvert St. in Warwick.
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.
The Alzheimers Association Rhode Island Chapter will hold its third annual Caregivers Journey, a conference for Alzheimers caregivers and healthcare professionals. June 25 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick, from 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m. This conference features nationally-known keynote speaker and advocate Stephanie Zeman, author of Kisses for Elizabeth. In addition, 24 workshops presented by experts in the field of Alzheimers care will be offered. For more information call Marge Angilly at 1-800-272-390 or 421-0008.
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
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).
Night at the Pawsox
TheLaSalle Academy Alumni Association is sponsoring a Night at the Pawsox on July 3 at McCoy Stadium versus the Yankee affiliates, Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders. The evening will start with an all-you-can-eat buffet at 4:15. Then mingle with the players and mascot; tour the historic stadium; watch the game from seats or from the picnic area. At the conclusion of the game, watch wonderful fireworks to celebrate our nations independence. The cost is $30 per person (those under 3 years of age free). Reservations by check made out to LSA are requiredby June 15; mail to La Salle Academy Alumni Association, 612 Academy Ave., Providence, RI 02908. For more information call or email Brother Ralph 351-7750 ext. 159 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Womens 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 linesin a variety of settings, includingcommunity centers, health care facilities, etc. Contact Dennis Robbins at 465-6342 or email email@example.com.
Sing the Blues Away
Winter blues have you down? Time for something different? Join us every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and learn four-part a capella harmony. Reading music not required. Learn music from prepared tapes. Bring enjoyment to others by entertaining at Retirement centers, clubs and parties.