Bulletin Board


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 Bingo

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

Bingo March 21. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m., Bingo starts at 6:30. They will be serving fish and chips, fish sandwiches and burgers. 

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

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 Bennys 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.

Blood Drive

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.

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. Benedict’s 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.

Chicken & Pasta Luncheon

JONAH will be having a chicken and pasta luncheon March 23 at 2 p.m. at 830 Oakland Beach Avenue. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door. Any questions contact 739-1305.

GFWC Meeting

The GFWC Warwick Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting March 25 at 7 p.m. at Warwick Museum of Art, Post Road, Warwick. Members will be donating diapers, pull-ups, socks, etc. to Project Undercover. Refreshments will be available. If you wish to attend this meeting, call Sandy at 595-4555 or email Warwick@gfwcri.org.

Sampson Air Force Meeting

The monthly meeting of Sampson Air Force Base Veterans will be held March 25 at 1 p.m. All Air Force veterans, especially Sampson AFB vets, are welcome to the RI Sampson AFB Veterans Squadron. The squadron holds monthly luncheons on the fourth Tuesday of each month at Pinelli’s Italian Café, 701 Quaker Lane, West Warwick.

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.

Free Community Lunch/Food Pantry

A free community lunch & food pantry will be held March 29 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 West Shore Road, Warwick. All are welcome. Please don’t arrive before 11.RIPTA #3 Warwick Ave – Hoxsie Four Corners stop at West Shore Nursing Home next to St. Mark’s.

Corned Beef Supper

First Congregational Church of Warwick, 715 Oakland Beach Ave, is having an all you can eat corned beef supper March 29 from 4:30-7.  Cost for adults is $12, $5 for 21 and under. Children 5 and under are free. This all you can eat supper also includes homemade desserts, beverages and good company.  Come early.

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 mentor should contact Matt D’Amato, 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 Country, to help support an 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 Farm will be operating a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in East Greenwich that is dedicated to providing equine-assisted therapy for veterans, families and developmentally-challenged children. One of the programs called The Seeds of Courage Program is designed specifically for providing equine-assisted therapy and activities for veterans and 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. Kevins 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.

Trivia Night

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, membership 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 morning 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.


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