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Pontiac Free Library
There are various summer activities at the Pontiac Free Library.
Summer Reading program 2013, “Dig Into Reading,” an independent reading program for children from preschool to grade 6. Sign up now.
Storytimes for ages 3-6 Tuesdays at 10 a.m. through July 30.
Fun with plants July 25 at 3 p.m. Please register with the librarian.
Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure for all ages Aug. 8 at 3 p.m.
For information call the library at 737-3292 or visit www.pontiacfreelibrary.org.
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.
Ladies Only Golf League
On Course Instruction during play at Tin Cup Golf Course in Coventry. Six holes each Tuesday at 10 a.m. begins July 16 through Aug. 13. Luncheon and awards on Aug. 13. Featuring Rhode Island’s top golf instructors. Sign up at Tin Cup by calling 823-4653.
at Conimicut Point Park
The Warwick Summer Concert in the Park Series kicks off Wednesday, July 17 at Conimicut Point Park at 6:30 p.m. Music will be provided by Bayside Beat, a Conimicut Village-based band playing classic rock and country. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy the music and the view. The concert is free of charge and runs from 6:30-8 pm.
Adoption Options is holding a free informational session those considering adoption and interested in hearing about available options. Licensed adoption workers will be available to provide information and answer questions. The next meeting is scheduled for July 18 from 6-7 p.m. at 959 North Main St., in Providence. Adoption Options, a non-sectarian, non-profit, comprehensive adoption program of Jewish Family Service works with prospective adoptive parents, birth parents and people who have been adopted. The agency is licensed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, with offices in Attleboro and Providence. The agency’s work with all members of the adoption triad is focused on helping individuals to understand their options and make the most informed choices for their future. For more information, contact Peg Boyle at 331-5437 or visit www.adoptionoptions.org.
Tin Cup Junior Camps
Tin Cup Golf Course & Driving Range in Coventry. July Camp: Fridays, July 19 and 26, 10 a.m.-noon. August Camp: Fridays August 2, 9, 16 and 23, 10 a.m.-noon. Ages 7 to 17 eligible. All aspects of the game will be covered, including driving, full swing, pitching, chipping, putting, rules & etiquette. Fun tourney, lunch & prizes on final day of each camp. Featuring Rhode Island’s top golf instructors. Sign up at Tin Cup by calling 823-4653.
Cornerstone Vacation Bible Time
Cornerstone Church will hold its Vacation Bible Time 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.
Daughters of Isabella
The Rhode State Circle of the Daughters of Isabella is holding its annual fundraiser July 21 to be held with an 11 a.m. brunch at the Riviera Restaurant, 580 North Broadway, East Providence, followed by a play, “Hollywood Arms,” presented by The Community Players in Pawtucket at 2 p.m. Cost is $35, raffles and split the pot. Call Agnes King for reservations, 738-6797. All are welcome.
One-Act Play Festival
Artist’s Exchange will present their 8th annual One Act Play Festival Wave I July 12-21; Wave II July 26-Aug. 4 Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 advance, $20 at door. One-act plays of all genres presented in two-week “waves.” Theatre 82 is located at 82 Rolfe Square in Cranston. For more information visit www.artists-exchange.org or call 490-9475.
There will be a vacation Bible school July 22-26 from 5:30-7:20 p.m. at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, for children kindergarten through 6th grade. A light supper is included. Call Michelle at 615-9587 with any questions.
Vacation Bible School
There will be a vacation Bible school at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1817 Warwick Ave., Monday-Friday, July 22-26, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 739-2937 to register.
Swinging Squares of RI Square Dance Summer Plus Workshops will be held on Mondays, July 22 and 29 from 7-10 p.m. at East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Fee is $6 per person. Caller is Bob Butler. Contact Louise at 724-7295 for more information.
Warwick Concert Series
Your are cordially invited to a summer’s night concert on Wednesday, July 24, at 6:30 p.m. at the Norwood Gazebo on Pawtuxet Avenue, featuring Nightlife (classic rock). Bring chairs/blankets and your own refreshments and enjoy this live concert courtesy of the Warwick Parks & Recreation Department.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School will be held at Woodbury Union Church July 29 to Aug. 2 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. The theme is “Everywhere Fun Fair,” a circus theme for ages 3 years to 4th grade. Deadline to register is July 15.
Country & Western
Trudeau Memorial Center presents its first country & western variety show July 26 at 11 a.m. at the Larkin Recreational Building. Music, dance, magic, roping and much more will be featured. Please arrive at 10:30 for great pre-show events.
Lung Association Fundraiser
Alex & Ani is hosting a fundraiser for the American Lung Association July 31 from 6-8 p.m. The store is located at 232 Main St., East Greenwich. You can stop in earlier and tell them not to ring in the item until those hours if you can’t make it during that time. Chances to win a prize. Fifteen percent of most purchases will be donated to the Lung Association. Contact Scott Shippee at email@example.com for more details.
Tri City Elks Lodge #14, 1915 West Shore Rd., Warwick, is having a family picnic Saturday, Aug. 10 at 12 noon. Advance tickets are $15 at the bar. Children under 5 get in free, ages 6-12 $5. Music by Here Again Band. Chowder, clam cakes burgers hotdogs, french fries, onion rings, corn and watermelon and games for the kids.
The Conimicut Village Association is looking for vendors for their Picnic at the Park scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 17 from noon until 5 p.m. Vendor cost is $25 for a 10’ x 10’ space. Vendors must supply their own tent/tables, etc. Call Paul at 737-5559 for information and an application. Space available by pre-payment only.
Art Camp for Children 6-12
There is an Art Camp for children ages 6-12 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).
Youth Employment Program
Westbay Community Action’s Education Services in Warwick will offer a summer youth employment program for young people ages 17 to 24. The program, which runs through Aug. 16, will cover work-readiness skills as well as work experience. Participants will work 20 hours a week and earn $7.75 an hour. The focus is environmental science. They will introduce beekeeping, tree stewardship and landscaping; they will not handle live bees. There will be one visit to a hive, and everyone will wear protective gear. Call 468-4065.
Lend A Hand
Charity Golf Tournament
Lend A Hand Therapeutic Riding Foundation is hosting its 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Alpine Country Club, Cranston, August 19. Registration $150/individual golfer. Dunkin Donuts brunch 10:30 a.m., food and BBQ during play, Tuscan Antipasto Bar and hors d’oeuvers immediately following event. Competitions, raffles, silent auction and prizes, 50/50 drawing. Shotgun start at 12 noon. 50/50 tickets on sale now, don’t have to play to purchase. Proceeds to benefit the Lend A Hand therapy riding program for special needs children. Call 862-7719 or visit www.lendahandri.org.
Pilgrim Senior Center Trips
The Tuesday Pilgrim Senior Center singing group is sponsoring the following trips: Aug. 30, a seven-night cruise to Bermuda with ex-mayor Buddy Cianci. Also, a nine-night cruise to Puerto Rico, Bermuda, St. Marteen and Haiti on April 24-May 3. Call Diane at 738-8588 for prices.
Girl Scouts Registration
Registration for Girl Scouts for the school year 2013-2014 can be done online at www.gsri.org. Girls entering kindergarten through grade 12 may register. Both renewal registrations and new registrations are accepted. All girls will be placed in troops during the summer and early fall. The are actively seeking new leaders and provide full training and support. Visit their new location at 500 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick. For more information visit www.gsri.org or call 331-4500.
Aphasia Conversation Group
On the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m., Sargent Rehabilitation Center, 800 Quaker Lane, Warwick, holds an aphasia conversation group. This group provides a supportive meeting place for people with aphasia to socialize and share their communication challenges and strategies. There is no charge for participation. Attendance is limited to individuals with aphasia only. For more information contact Lucia Watson, MS, SLP at 886-6600 or visit www.sargentcenter.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, located at 27 Pilgrim Parkway, offers educational, nutritional and recreational programs to folks 55 years of age and older. The center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
All meals require a reservation; call 468-4076.
Play bingo Mondays and Thursdays at 1:30
Cribbage League: This new group is looking for players. They meet every Friday at 1 p.m.
Meditation Program: Come to this very relaxed program and learn about the health and wellness benefits that can be gained from this age-old practice of meditation. This program is appropriate for those with an established practice as well those new to meditation. You will have the opportunity to learn several different ways to meditate, look at ways of integrating mindfulness into daily life, and leave feeling relaxed and renewed. Please wear comfortable clothing. Bring a yoga mat or cushion to sit on. It is not necessary to come to the floor. Your practice can be in a chair. Linda Morse has been teaching yoga and meditation for over 15 years. Her relaxed and humorous approach creates a safe and enjoyable setting. Ongoing Classes are Wednesdays (except the last week of each month) 11 a.m., $3 per class.