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Meadowbrook Terrace, 2220 Warwick Ave., has bingo every Friday night 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
Join us at the Lodge for Red Sox home games April 22 and 29. Hot Dogs and apple pie will be offered from 5-7 p.m.
Bingo April 25, kitchen opens a 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6:30.
Sixth annual fishing derby for boys & girls ages 5-12 April 26 at 7 a.m. Please stop in after 3 at the lodge and sign your kids up. Two age groups: 5-8 and 9-12. A fishing pole will be awarded to one child in each group that catches the largest fish. Bring a pole and bait. Fish weigh-in will be at 11 a.m. with hotdogs and chips following.
Roger Ceresi’s All Starz Swinging in the Spring April 26 from 8:15-11:15 a.m. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $10 or
$12 at the door.
Running through June 9, Tri-City Elks #14 will be holding country line dancing with Tami 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.
Behavioral Health Board Meeting
The Kent Center Board of Directors meeting will be April 22 from 5:30-7 p.m. at 2756 Post Road, Warwick. The public is invited. The facility is handicapped accessible. If you require special accommodations or need directions call 691-6000.
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 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.
Free Community Lunch & Food Pantry
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, located at 111 West Shore Rd., will host a free Community Lunch and Food Pantry on Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. All are welcome! Please don’t arrive before 11 a.m. RIPTA #3 Warwick Ave – Hoxsie Four Corners stop at West Shore Nursing Home next to St. Mark’s.
Dinner & Silent Auction
The Asbury UMC dinner and silent auction will be held April 26 at 6 p.m. at Lemongrass restaurant, 1138 Post Road, featuring a buffet and cash bar. Adults are $20, children $8 (under 3 free). RSVP to Deb Das at 785-0498; be sure to indicate number of adults and children attending. Payment for silent auction may be made by check.
The First Congregational Church, 715 Oakland Beach Ave., is having their spring breakfast April 26 from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. Price for adults is $8, children 12 and under are $3, children 5 and under are free. Menu includes scrambled eggs, bacon, pancakes, sausage, hash browns, toast, cereal, fruit cocktail, milk, juice, coffee and tea. This is an all you can eat breakfast.
The Warwick Association for Affordable Assisted Living “At Your Service” program will have a fundraiser breakfast at Dave’s Bar and Grille, 2339 Post Road, April 26 from 7:30-10 a.m., featuring eggs, bacon, sausage, pancakes, waffles, breads, fruit, coffee, juice, custom omelets and more. Adults $9, kids under 12 $5, babies under 2 free. For tickets see any board member or call 732-7734. Walk-ins welcome. A raffle will be drawn.
Flea Market & Bake Sale
There will be a flea market and bake sale at Sparrows Point III, 355 Hardig Road, Warwick (enter of Cowesett Rd.) April 26 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Clothing, household items, books and baked goods.
Annual Toy Yard Sale
Armenian Evangelical Church, 180 Oaklawn Ave., Cranston, is having its annual toy yard sale April 26 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Choose from a wide selection of toys, books, games and tapes.
Edgewood Yacht Club Open House
On April 27, from 12 noon to 3 p.m., there will be an open house for Edgewood Yacht Club & Edgewood Sailing School. Learn about club membership, the new clubhouse construction and youth and adult sailing lessons. Come early to watch Sunfish racing and enjoy a bite to eat.
Warwick Women’s Club
The GFWC Warwick Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting April 22 at 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, Warwick. Melissa Pace, URI Master Gardener, will be the speaker. Products for Project Undercover will also be collected. Refreshments will be available. If you wish to attend this meeting, call Sandy at 595-4555 or email Warwick@gfwcri.org.
New Art Classes for Ages 17 and Up
Jumpstart spring by adding colorful creativity to your life with art classes on Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. Three-week classes are bursts of creativity that fit busy schedules. Four new classes debut this spring: Beginning Ceramics through May 1 $250 (includes all materials); Exploring Pastels May 6-22 $125 (a materials list will be emailed); Creative Drawing May 27-July 12 $125 (a materials list will be emailed); Creating Art from the Masters June 17-July 3 $125 (a materials list will be emailed). Art classes are terrific Mom and Dad’s Day gifts (gift certificates available in any amount) and phone registration is easy with MasterCard or Visa. More information is on Facebook (click “Events” for Registration Form), www.warwickmuseum.org or call the office at 737-0010.
Dogpatch Fundraising Event
Dogpatch Grooming Salon will be hosting a fundraising event May 3 (rain or shine) from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Dogpatch is located in historic Apponaug at 99 Brownlee Blvd. Featuring more than 15 vendors tables, raffles, refreshments and much, much more. There will also be a clothing sale, which benefits the American Diabetes Association. One hundred percent of all the proceeds raised goes to charity. Come out and support them by stopping at vendor tables or trying your luck in the raffle, or simply stop by with an item needed by one of the local animal shelters. Call 736-0907 for a complete list of items needed by the shelters and the Rhode Island Spay and Neuter Clinic.
Spring Craft Fair
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Friends of the Warwick Animal Shelter is hosting the 3rd Annual Crafting for Critters Spring Craft Fair and Bake Sale May 10 at the Buttonwoods Community Center, 3027 West Shore Road, Warwick, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A wide variety of vendors will be gathered under one roof selling their wares including stained glass, Silpada jewelry, handmade candles, chocolates, crafts for animal lovers, baby gifts, original paintings, handmade jewelry, Wildtree herbs, Pampered Chef housewares, baked goods, all natural dog treats, clothing, books and more. Admission is free. Food and refreshments will be available. No pets allowed in facility. For more information call 467-2692.
Community Tag Sale
The Conimicut Village Association will host its annual Spring Village-Wide Yard Sale May 17 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. All Conimicut residents/businesses are welcome to participate at no cost by calling 524-8404 or by emailing email@example.com with the address where you will set up. CVA will advertise statewide. Maps showing all participating homes will be available for download at www.conimicut.org and on Craigslist after May 14 and at many participating homes the day of the event. There is no cost to participate.
Narragansett Spring Scramble For SIDS
The Narragansett Spring Scramble For SIDS will take place May 23 with an 8 a.m. start at North Kingstown Public Golf Course. Soft spikes only; $125 per player included continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., group & individual prizes, awards ceremony, raffles, longest drive, closest to the pin, putting contest, cart, streak fry with a special
presentation to honor Eagle. Mixed groups welcome. Raffle with a chance to win a golf vacation in Catskills worth $500.
Win two free tickets that include two nights lodging, meals and golf. To assure your correct shirt size, please contact in advance. All donations accepted. For information call Joe McCue at 737-0995 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The divorce group is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s 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- to 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 email@example.com.
Natick Family & Friend Gathering
A “Natick Family and Friends Gathering” will be held May 31 at the West Valley Inn, 4 Blossom Street, West Warwick. An evening of music, dancing and fun follows the 6 p.m. start of an enjoyable evening that includes a full course dinner prepared by the Inn. Music will be provided by The Reggie Centracchio Quintet. Come join old and new friends for a very pleasurable evening. Tickets are $35. For more information call Kitty at 821-8950, Shirley at 821-0297 or Sam at 827-5300.
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 .
Clothing Collection Drive
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State is holding a collection drive for gently used clothing and small household items. Donations help to raise funds to support mentoring programs for boys and girls throughout the state. They offer convenient free home pick-up of donations and provide a tax receipt. Call or visit www BBBSOS org to schedule free home pick-up, find the nearest drop-off location or learn more about mentoring programs.