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
Meadowbrook Terrace, 2220 Warwick Ave , has bingo every Friday might at 6:30 p.m., featuring great prizes and a wonderful group of people All are welcome
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
Tri City Elks Events
Running through June 9, Tri-City Elks #14 will be holding beginner line dance classes every Monday night from 7-8:30 p.m. at 1915 West Shore Road All ages are welcomed Cost is $6 per person For more information call Lori at 821-4361 or the lodge at 737-9510
Ocean State Toastmasters Meeting
Ocean State Toastmasters will hold its next meeting March 18 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 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 For more information, call Merrill Winoker, vice president for membership, at 688-4741.
Warwick Artist Featured
The opening reception for Art League of RI will be held March 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, Warwick artist Sharon Eisman is among 29 artists featured in the 2014 Associate Members Exhibit of ALRI now on view in the main gallery at WMOA. The opening reception is an excellent opportunity to meet the artists, learn about their technique, tour the exhibit and enjoy light refreshments. All 44 works are available for purchase and mediums include painting, fine art photography, calligraphy and 3D art installation. The reception is free and open to the public, as are a special screening of “RI Art Archives project” and a gallery talk by Warwick fiber artist Saberah Malik More information is on Facebook, www.warwickmuseum.org or call the gallery.
Buckeye Brook Coalition
Direct Fish Count
Training for the Buckeye Brook Coalition 12th Annual Direct Fish Count provided by R I Fish & Game will be held March 20 from 5-6 p.m. and March 22 from 10-11 a.m. Volunteers for this program are very important It requires very little of your time and helps provide such important data Please consider becoming involved this year It is very educational The training will take place both dates at Warwick Ave , where the brook passes by Park at the Knights of Columbus hall lower parking area Phil Edwards and Patrick Magee with R I Fish & Wildlife will be there to provide a 10-minute training session for the upcoming season
Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter
The monthly meeting for Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter will be held March 20 at The Pilgrim Senior Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway (behind Benny’s on Warwick Avenue and near Pilgrim High School) at 6:30 p.m. They will be finalizing plans for their breakfast on April 5 and also the craft fair to be held on May 10. Donations are needed for the breakfast Contact Brenda at 467-2692 if you would like to donate an item or gift certificate for the breakfast. All public is invited to attend.
Norwood Neighborhood Association
A general meeting of the Norwood Neighborhood Association will be held March 20 at 7 p.m. at the Norwood Boys & Girls Club, 43 Frederick St. The guest speaker will be Mayor Scott Avedisian, who will provide an update on local and statewide activity Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.
Warwick Figure Skaters Registration
Warwick Figure Skaters will hold an open registration for their spring programs March 22 from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at Thayer Arena, Sandy Lane, Warwick. Group lessons to begin April 10 are taught by professional instructors. More information is available on www.warwickfs.org
Feeding Thousand of Children
On March 22 hundreds of Rhode Island community members will work to feed thousands of starving children in the developing world. Through a partnership between Christ Church and global hunger charity Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), volunteers will prepare 175,000 life-saving meals at an FMSC MobilePack event. The MobilePack will take place March 22 at Advantage Glass, 1560 Elmwood Ave., Cranston Community members can support this MobilePack by making a donation to cover meal costs or by volunteering to package food at the event They need to recruit 875 volunteers and raise 22 cents for each meal $38,500 total for this MobilePack. Adults and children (K and up) can volunteer on March 22. To learn more visit the Christ Church website (www.christchurchec.org) or www.fundraising.fmsc.org/eastgreenwich.
Marys Way of the Cross
St Benedicts Young Adult Choir Keepin’ the Faith will present Mary’s Way of the Cross, Stations with reflections and music, March 23 at 7 p.m. at St Benedicts Church You are invited to enter an intimate journey of faith through the sorrowful heart of Mary and surrender to Gods will, just as she did.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 449, 197 Providence St., West Warwick, will hold a blood drive sponsored by the RI Blood Center March 22 from 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served Call 828-9715 for information.
Trout Unlimited Meeting
The Narragansett Chapter of Trout Unlimited #225 will host its regular monthly meeting March 26 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Coventry/West Greenwich Elks, 42 Nooseneck Hill Road, West Greenwich The chapters Habitat Assessment Group will offer a PowerPoint presentation outlining the finding from its 2013 research efforts Contact chapter president Ron Marafioti at (571) 643-1452 with any questions
Lions Club Ham & Bean Supper
The Greater Warwick Lions Club will hold a ham and bean supper March 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1817 Warwick Ave Tickets are $8 per person and $4 for children under 10 All proceeds will benefit the Lions Club charities For tickets call Rob Farrell at 527-1996
The Big Skate
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State announced their annual Big Skate March 29 from 2-4 p.m. featuring free ice skating, crafts and refreshments Representatives from the URI hockey team will also be on hand to skate with the kids at the Boss Ice Arena on the URI Kingston Campus All attendees are encouraged to bring their own skates, as rentals may be limited Participation in the Big Skate is free; however, an RSVP before March 15 is required Persons interested in attending and learning about what it takes to become a.m.entor should contact Matt DAmato, BBBSOS Match Support Specialist, at MDAmato@BBBSOS org or 921-2434 x126
Benefit Concert & Dinner
The Mustard Seed Farm will be hosting a benefit concert and dinner beginning at 6 p.m. on March 29 at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, sponsored by Cat Countryto help support our equine-assisted therapy program The evening features blues legend, James Montgomery,Dynamic Sounds Unlimited, dinner/appetizer, silent auction, raffles and door prize The Mustard Seed Farmwill be operating a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in East Greenwich that isdedicated to providing equine-assistedtherapy forveterans,families and developmentally-challenged children One of the programs calledThe Seeds of Courage Programis designed specifically for providing equine-assisted therapyand activities for veteransand emergency responders to support them in personal and professional development Their programs are designed to challenge, strengthen and enlighten For tickets call 465-3511 $55 per person, $100 VIP and $25 children 12 and under
Old England/New England Concert
Warwick Symphony Orchestra and West Bay Chorale will hold a concert March 29 at 7:30 p.m. at St Kevin’s Church, 333 Sandy Lane, and March 30 at 3 p.m. at CCRI Knight Campus-Hackett Theater, 400 East Ave Join music directors Catherine Gagnon and Amanda Santo in a celebration of music from Old England to New England selections by British and American composers Admission is $10 at the door or visit www WSORI org
There will be a Trivia Night March 31 at 7 p.m. at Bellas Restaurant, located at 1152 Main St, Coventry Come and test your knowledge of Rhode Island history and have a great time doing it The Western RI Civic Historical Society (Paine House) is hosting a trivia night where teams will compete in all four rounds of questions all relating to local history No cost to participate RSVP to Laurie Tapazada at laurietapazada@hotmail com, call 440-7551, or message on Facebook
East Greenwich Leisure Learning
Do you enjoy learning something new in a fun and friendly environment? East Greenwich Leisure Learning, a.m.embership organization now in its 36th year, welcomes interested adults, regardless of residency, to join them by registering for their upcoming six-week series of 12 lectures and programs The dates for the spring series are April 3, 10, 24 and May 1, 8 and15, with a.m.orning and afternoon presentation each day Topics of lectures vary from the practical to the historical, especially Rhode Island history, and anything in between Programs are held at St Luke’s Parish House on the corner of Peirce and Church Sts The registration fee for the series is $15, and members sign up for the entire series Pre-registration is required Those interested may contact the registrar at 828-0978
Bingo will be held April 5 at St Kevin’s Church hall, 333 Sandy Lane, starting with a $75 special; the last special is $100 Doors open at 5 p.m. , bingo starts at 6
Community Health Fair
A community health fair will be held at Temple Torat Yisrael, 1251 Middle Road, East Greenwich, April 6 from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Guest speaker will be Dr Wartenberg from Meadows Edge Recovery Center as well as a PowerPoint presentation by the Alzheimer’s Association Form more information contact Leah at lrc275@cox net or Beverly at bevsue66@verizon net
Ladies Golf League
Harbor Lights Country Club is sponsoring a Tuesday morning league for ladies in a non-competitive style They will have a signup day April 8 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Buttonwoods Center on West Shore Road Opening day is the first Tuesday in May and ends Sept 23 with a fun day and banquet Call Nancy at 737-0515 or the club at 681-4133
The Conimicut Village Association Spring Fling is scheduled for April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tri-City Elks Lodge 1915 West Shore Road The event features a buffet dinner, live music, door prizes, raffle baskets and silent auctions Tickets are $22 and can be purchased online at www conimicut org or by calling 524-8404 This sellout annual fundraiser helps pay for the flowers and flags that adorn Conimicut Village center every summer No tickets will be sold at the door
The divorce group is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of lifes most difficult experiences The sessions are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help There will be a 30-40-minute video featuring top experts on divorce and recovery subjects, followed by a discussion and sharing time Sessions will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Christ Church Office Condo through May 27 For more information call the church office (884-8632) or email info@christchurchec org
Grief Support Group
Those who are suffering from the loss of a loved one are welcome to come to one or all of the grief support sessions that will be held at the Christ Church Office Condo (61 Cedar Ave , Unit 6, East Greenwich) every Sunday from 2-4 p.m. through June 1 The meetings will begin with a video featuring interviews with leading authors, counselors, speakers and pastors covering a variety of topics to help you deal with your grief, followed by discussion and sharing For more information call the church office at 884-8632 or email info@christchurchec org