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.
Crime Watch Meeting
The Oakland Beach Crime Watch August meeting will be held Aug. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at JONAH Community Center, 830 Oakland Beach Ave. The citizens from the Buttonwoods neighborhood have been attending to learn how to start their own neighborhood watch. If any other Warwick communities would like to start a watch group, you are welcome to come to the meeting.
The staff and students of Pilgrim High School invite the Class of 2017 and new students to orientation and an ice cream social Aug. 22 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the school. All incoming 9th graders will receive their schedule that evening and meet with student leaders as they tour the building and discuss what makes a Patriot successful. Parents are invited to the auditorium for a short program before all meet back for the ice cream social.
Tin Cup Junior Camps
Tin Cup Golf Course & Driving Range in Coventry. August Camp: Friday August 23, 10 a.m.-12 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.
Spaghetti & Meatball
Enjoy a spaghetti and meatball meal while helping fulfill Jason’s lifelong dream of a trip to Disney World with his family. Jason has lived with cystic fibrosis. The event will be held Aug. 25 from 2-6 p.m. at the Fireman’s Oakland Beach Club, 645 Oakland Beach Ave. The menu will include spaghetti with sauce, meatballs, Italian bread, salad with dressing, dessert and coffee. There will be a cash bar, a 50/50 raffle and prize raffles. Adults cost $15, kids $10, kids under 6 eat free. All donations are accepted and appreciated. Call Artie at 256-9481 for questions.
The Cranston Cyclones will be holding a car wash at the Buttonwoods Senior Center, corner of West Shore Road and Buttonwoods Ave., Aug. 25 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $5; donations are welcome.
The 3rd Annual Realtor 5K Run/Walk for Habitat for Humanity will be at the Quonset “O” Club, North Kingstown, Aug. 25. Registration is at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. race, 11 a.m. 1K Kids’ Dash followed by barbecue/awards ceremony. $20 registration fee. The 3rd Annual Realtor 5K Run/Walk is timed and scored by Organization Plus Road Race Management. Visit www.homerunri.
com for details or to register.
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.
There will be a blood drive at the Church of Christ the King Church Hall, 124 Legris Ave., West Warwick, Sept. 4 from 4-7 p.m. “Give the Gift of Life.”
Fall Ladies Only Instructional League at Tin Cup Golf Course will be held Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4 and 11. The Summer League is a huge success, so they are having a Fall League for those who enjoy the cooler temperatures. The league starts with a Sept. 6 clinic. Six holes of on-the-course instruction & league play each week begins Sept. 13 Fridays at 11 a.m. Lunch and prizes on Oct. 11. Featuring Rhode Island’s top golf instructors. Register early by calling Tin Cup at 823-4653.
Bingo will be held at St. Kevin’s Church hall, 333 Sandy Lane, Sept. 7. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6. Air-conditioned, fun, prizes, refreshments.
Memorial Cancer Walk
The fifth annual Kerri McClean Memorial Cancer Walk to benefit women with gynecological cancer and their families will be held Sept. 8 at Warwick City Park on Asylum Road. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds go to “Women in Need” and “Integrative Care Service” programs at Women & Infants’ Hospital in memory of Kerri McClean, who succumbed to a five-year battle with cervical cancer in 2009. Complimentary Reiki, reflexology, massage, chiropractic and astrology services will be offered. Refreshments will be provided. Baskets and gist cards will be raffled. $25 registration fee; survivors walk free. For more information call 463-7895.
Swinging Squares Dance Club of RI’s Fun Night, open to all singles or couples who want to learn to square dance, will be held Sept. 9 from 7-9:30 p.m. at East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. Free for this night. Contact Louise at 724-7295.
Women’s Bowling League
St. Peter’s Women’s Bowling League has several openings for this year’s bowling. They meet Monday evenings at 6:15 p.m. at Meadowbrook Bowling Alley, Warwick Ave. First week of bowling is Sept. 9. If you are interested in joining please call Dot McGuinn at 463-9535, Karen Shields at 463-0004 or Monique Lavallee at 780-9855.