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 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.whsri.org, join them on Facebook, or call 737-4617 for more information.

Tri-City Elks

Country line dancing with Tami has ended for the summer and will resume again on Monday, Sept. 18.

Tiki Bar Party July 25 at 6 p.m. Quesadillas, nachos, chili, fish and other tacos. Many lodge specials as well. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased in the lounge Monday to Thursday after 3 p.m. and Friday to Sunday after noon. Come join the fun.

Summer Art Camp

Ages 6-12 will have unique ways to explore their creativity this summer at Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road. New art sessions include comic books, oil pastels, wearable art, and art & poetry in nine lines. Plus, favorite sessions like acrylic painting, ceramics, drawing and jewelry making will be offered again. Full camp schedule, instructors and pricing are on Facebook (Events), online at warwickmuseum.org or call the office. Easy phone registration with Mastercard or Visa, but register soon because spaces are limited. Call 737-0010.

Old-Fashioned Grange Picnic

Celebrate summer with an old-fashioned grange picnic hosted by the Rhode Island and Connecticut State granges. The event will be held July 19 starting at 10 a.m. There will be lunch at 12 noon. The event will be held at the North Stonington Community Grange & Fairgrounds at 21 Wyassup Road, North Stonington, Conn. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided. Rhode Island to bring snacks and desserts; Connecticut to bring sides and salads. There will be old-fashioned picnic games, entertainment and more. Fill your car for a fun day with Grange friends from Connecticut and Rhode Island. New members and prospective members welcome.

RSVP by June 30 to Steve Logan at 4783-3551 or

e-mail SWLogan102@cox.net.

Golf Tournament

Harmony Lodge #9, F.&A.M., Doric Masonic Center is hosting their 24th annual golf tournament July 19 at the Crystal Lake Golf Club at 100 Bronco Highway, Mapleville, R.I. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ocean State (BBBSOS). 7:30 a.m. registration and shotgun start at 8 a.m. sharp in scramble format includes, 18 holes of golf, cart, raffles, a steak luncheon at 1 p.m. and prizes. The cost per golfer is $125. To register for the event contact Travis J. Sousa at 368-2458.

Pontiac Free Library Summer Activities

The Summer Reading Program 2014 will be at the Pontaic Free Library for preschool through grade 6. Preschool story time for ages 2 to 4 Tuesdays, July 1-29 at 10:15 a.m.; Fizz, Boom, Fun on Fridays July 18 and Aug. 1 anytime between 10 a.m.-12 noon; Mat Franco’s “Magic or Science?” Show Friday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m.; Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experiences Program Friday, Aug. 8 at 10:30 a.m. For more information call the library at 737-3292.

Financial Education Workshops

Home Loan Investment Bank along with the Center for Women & Enterprise will be hosting financial education workshops: Check It Out, July 21, and Borrowing Basics, August 5, both at Home Loan Investment Bank, Warwick. Each workshop will run from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at our Hoxsie. By the end of this course, participants will understand how to use a checking account responsibly. Call Christine Andrews, retail sales manager, at 272-5100.

Norwood Concert

You and your family are invited to a Warwick Parks & Recreation summer concert July 23 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Norwood Gazebo on Pawtuxet Avenue. The guest musician is local Jesse Liam featuring his latest recording “It’s Alright” on his newest CD. His picture appears on the Norwood Association website, www.norwoodnari.org. Bring chairs and/or blankets and enjoy this wonderful-relaxing evening. All welcome.

Summer Night Concert Series

The Apponaug Area Improvement Association presents its 4th Annual Music for a Summer Night Concert Series on the front steps of Warwick City Hall 6:30-8 p.m. The schedule is as follows: July 24 Saucy Jack Band Acoustic Rock; August 7 Bobby Justin Classic Rock ’n Roll; Aug. 21 Ten Rod Ramblers Blues & Rock. In case of rain, concerts will be held in the Friendship Hall of Warwick Central Baptist Church Hall across from City Hall.

Trout Unlimited

The Narragansett Chapter of Trout Unlimited #225 will host its regular monthly meeting July 30 starting at 6 p.m. at the Arcadia Management Area Check Station, Exeter. This will be the chapter’s third Stream-Side Meetings at the Check Station. Hot dogs, hamburgers and beverages will be available. All members and guests welcomed. Contact chapter president Ron Marafioti at (571) 643-1452 with any questions.

Blood Drive

There will be a blood drive July 30 from 4-6 p.m. at

Church of Christ the King Church Hall, 124 Legris Ave., West Warwick. Please remember to bring proper identification when you donate. Visit www.ribc.org or call 1-800-283-8385 for more information or to set up an appointment.

Auditions for Providence Singers

There will be auditions held for the Providence Singers, seeking tenors in particular, Aug. 5 by appointment only. To schedule, email chorus@providencesingers.org. The audition will be brief and encouraging and will consist of one song of your choice (a hymn is fine), guided vocalization to hear range and a bit of sight-reading. An exciting season will include “Messiah” and “Carmina Burana” with the Rhode Island Philharmonic at The Vets. Visit www.providencesingers.org for more information.

Islands Variety Show

Trudeau Memorial Center will present its first Islands Variety Show Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Larkin Recreational Building. Please arrive at 10:30 for great pre-show events.

Craft Vendors Wanted

The Conimicut Village Association is seeking vendors for their annual craft fair to be held at Conimicut Point Park Aug. 16 from 12 noon until 5 p.m. The vendor fee is $25. Call 524-8404 for more information and/or an application form.

Weekend of Celebration for Gortonites

Former students and friends of Gorton High School are invited to visit the school and stroll the corridors once again. The school will be opened Aug. 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

Osteoarthritis Program

Are the aches and pains of osteoarthritis getting in the way of living life to the fullest? Put Pain in Its Place is a free, one-hour class that gives you the tools to manage your osteoarthritis (OA) pain and live better. Developed by the experts you trust at the Arthritis Foundation in conjunction with the National Council on Aging and sponsored by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc., this program will help you understand OA, its causes and how to treat it; learn self-management strategies to prevent and relieve pain; get inspired to take action and get your pain under control; and find out about effective and safe exercises from the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Held by Arthritis Foundation (RI Chapter) at Elite Physical Therapy Warwick, 535 Centerville Road, Warwick, Aug. 29 from 2-3 p.m. Contact Brittany Gonsalves at 4737-4581 or email mpetrarca@elitephysicaltherapy.com.

Preschool Registration

The Title I Office for Warwick Public Schools announced that Preschool registration for the 2014/2015 school year has started. The preschool program is fully funded through Title I. The program will run four half days each week with a parent component every other Friday. They are offering a morning or an afternoon session to families. Parents are required to attend every other Friday for informative workshops to support family learning and kindergarten readiness. This program is free of charge and is offered to families living in the Oakland Beach, Hoxsie, Wickes and Norwood areas. If you are or know of a family with a child who will be 4 years old by September 1 and are interested in this program, call Carol Maloney at 734-3426 or email at Maloneyc@warwickschools.org.

Cruise Nights

Every Tuesday until September, the Greater Warwick Lions will be holding Cruising with the Oldies at Oakland Beach in Warwick from 4 p.m. to dusk. Sweet antique cars, DJ Dom playing the oldies, food vendors, raffles and prizes all with an ocean view. All proceeds benefit the Lions’ charities, Ronald McDonald House, children with cancer, Insight, children and adults in the community in need of glasses, scholarships awarded to Warwick students and JONAH. Cruise Night is weather permitting; check the Warwick Lions Cruise Night website for cancellations.

Crafters Needed

Crafters needed for the annual Heritage Day event at the Paine House Museum located at 7 Station St., Coventry, on September 27. The price per table is $25. Tables are not available, so you will have to supply your own. There is limited space this year, so if you’re interested contact Sandy at 821-2444.

St. Benedict’s Church

100th Anniversary Gala

On Sept. 27 St. Benedict Church, 135 Beach Avenue, will be having their 100th anniversary gala. It will begin with 4 p.m. Mass and be followed by a spectacular celebration in the newly refurbished and handicapped accessible Parish Center. The church is looking for former priests, deacons, principals, nuns, teachers, students, choir members and former and present parishioners. They would like your pictures and past history to make this a memorable and uplifting event not only for the parish but also the faith community. Contact the rectory office at 737-9492 and ask for Barbara or Don or email stbenedicts@cox.net.

Photographic Society of RI

The Photographic Society of Rhode Island welcomes camera enthusiasts of all abilities. Meetings are held on the second, third and fourth Tuesday of each month, September through May at Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave. For more information visit www.psri.us.


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