Teen club public opening set for Nov. 7 at former Cooper Armory


“A Night at the Club,” the grand opening of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick’s new, third branch for middle school youth is scheduled for Tuesday, November 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The Club and its broad array of tech, art, music, 4-D experiences and other programs will officially open for teens on Monday, November 13. The Club is located in the Cooper Armory at 885 Sandy Lane that is now owned by the city.

“Due to a scheduling conflict our open house will now be held on November 7,” said BGCW executive director Lara D’Antuono.

Guests at the grand opening will have a chance to explore some of what The Club has to offer. Participants will be invited to try screen printing in the Creative Center, create a beat in the Recording Studio, take part in futuristic 4-D activities in the Gym, gaming in the Teen Center and much more. Light snacks will also be available.

“Discover Your Passion,” “Find Your Voice,” “Develop Interests that Can Change Your Life” – these are just some of the themes that middle school youth will have chances to explore at The Club.

Giving young teens options to thrive and have fun is the goal the new Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick branch. The Club will provide a wide array of fun activities that foster creativity, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) skill building, healthy lifestyles and self-expression.

For more information on The Club or to register to attend the November 7 grand opening visit www.wbgclubs.org. People who already registered for the grand opening do not need to register again, only let BGCW if they cannot make the new date by emailing Eleanor@wbgclubs.org, or calling the BGCW at 467-4385.


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