May 30, “Billie and Amy,” at The Cabaret Room Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m., The Cabaret Room at The Arctic Playhouse, 1249 Main Street, West Warwick, will host Boston performing artists …
May 30, “Billie and Amy,” at The Cabaret Room Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m., The Cabaret Room at The Arctic Playhouse, 1249 Main Street, West Warwick, will host Boston performing artists singer, Frankie Campofelice and accompanist, Andy Lantz with their tribute to Billie Holiday and Amy Winehouse. Tickets are $20 in advance/$22 at the door. Full-cash bar available, table seating. Reservations highly recommended as this cabaret series is sold out every month: https://www.thearcticplayhouse.com/shows/may-cabaret-billie-and-amy/ or box office: 401-573-3443.
May 30, Photographic Society of RI Competition #5 The Photographic Society of RI will be holding its Competition #5 at the Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, on May 30, at 7 – 8:30 p.m. Members will be competing in Black & White Prints, Color Prints, Digital and Slides. There is no charge for this program. Stop in and see what the club is all about and see the beautiful work they do.
June 3, Eagle Scout Court of Honor Troup 4 Gaspee Plateau will honor five Eagle Scouts: Harry Dolan, Matthew Weeden, Benjamin Fontaine, Samuel Paolino and Nicholas Maroni on June 3, 1 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 350 Fair Street, Warwick. Refreshments to follow. RSVP to Leslie Maroni: 401-632-6781 or email@example.com.
June 3, Free Car Seat Check & Touch a Truck Event On Saturday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., South County Health will host a free car seat check and touch-a-truck event. Members of the South Kingstown Police Department, trained in Child Passenger Safety, will provide free car seat installation checks. This is a convenient opportunity for community members to ensure that they are using the right car seat, with the right installation, for their children’s ages and sizes. Other family-friendly activities will include: face painting, touch-a-truck, and guided tours of South County Hospital’s award-winning Birthing Units. For more information, or to reserve a car seat installation check, please visit: South County Health - Car Seat Check Event.
June 3, Live Bait Artists’ Exchange, 50 Rolfe Square, Cranston, Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. "True Stories From Real People”, Rhode Island’s longest running adult story telling show for over 10 years. No scripts or notes, no rants or stand-up, just true stories told in six minutes or less. Audience participation encouraged; performers and non-performers are welcome or just watch an evening of funny, gut-wrenching, scary, enlightening, soul-baring, true stories!" Continues every first Saturday of the month at this new location.
June 3, Plant Sale/Yard Sale, Cloud Hill Museum, 4157 Post Road, Warwick, will hold a Plant/Yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon. The sale will be undercover, so come rain or shine. See something you like in the yard sale, make an offer! For more information: 401-884-9490 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 9, Cranston High School East Class of 1973 50th Year Reunion Cranston High School East, Class of 1973 will hold its 50th Year Reunion on Friday, June 9, at the Valley Country Club, 251 New London Avenue, Warwick. Cash bar: 6 – 7 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. $75 per person. For more information, contact: AC 401-559-6627.
June 9, 10, & 11 RIGMC Spring Concert Series The Rhode Island Gay Men’s Chorus is presenting their Spring Concert series, “Are We There Yet?” at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 2115 Broad St, Cranston on Friday and Saturday, June 9 & 10, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 11, at 3 p.m. This concert will take you on a “road trip” from New York to San Francisco! So don’t worry about the price of gas, just fill your tank with music that only the RIGMC can provide! Tickets are $25.00 for General Admission, $20 for Seniors, $15 for Students with ID and Children 12 and under Free. Tickets can be obtained online at Rhode Island Gay Men’s Chorus (rigmc.org).
July 10, Calling all Golfers The Kent Hospital Auxiliary is celebrating their 25th Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, July 10, Luncheon served from 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. at Potowomut Golf Club, 439 Ives Rd, East Greenwich. $225/golfer. We also have sponsorships ranging from $2,000 to $5,000; T signs for $175 and program ad availability (prices range from $150-$500). After golf there is a reception, dinner, awards, silent auction and raffles. This annual event has raised thousands of dollars for Patient Care Services at Kent Hospital. If you would like to join us for this spectacular event, please contact Donna Coppola at 401-737-7000 extension 31879 or email@example.com.
June 10, Funny 4 Funds Comedy Night Fundraiser Rhode Island Canine Search and Rescue, Funny 4 Funds Comedy Night Fundraiser, Warwick Knights of Columbus, 474 Sandy Lane. Doors open at 6 p.m. Event starts at 7 p.m. $25/person. Raffles, 50/50 and auctions. Sponsor opportunities available. RICSAR is a non-profit 501c(3) search and rescue team. Our focus is to ensure that the families of the missing will be reunited. For links to more information or tickets, ricsar.org, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 10, Rummage Sale Phillips Memorial Baptist Church, 565 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, will be holding a Rummage Sale on Saturday, June 10, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Clothing, shoes, household items, linen, garden tools, games. Nice, slightly used items at low prices. For more information: 401-467-3300. The church is handicap accessible.
June 12,Scrapbooking Therapy Warwick Public Library’s newest adult club, Scrapbooking Therapy will meet every 2nd Monday of the month at 6 p.m., 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, in the Small Meeting Room, beginning June 12. Meet other scrapbooking enthusiasts who share your passion.
June 16 & 17, OUR LADY OF CZENSTOCHOWA POLISH FESTIVAL On Friday & Saturday, June 16 & 17, from 5 – 9 p.m., Our Lady of Czenstochowa will host their Polish Festival on the school grounds at 222 MacArthur Boulevard, Coventry. The festival features Polish/American food, games, raffles, Cow Chip Bingo and much more. Frozen Golombki & Pierogi will be available for sale. Free parking and free admission. Call 821-7991 or visit olcsvp.org for more information.
June 21, Firefly Walk Wednesday, June 21, 8:45 p.m. there will be a Firefly Walk. Meet at the lower Rhodes on the Pawtuxet parking lot, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston, for a half hour walk at twilight to watch the fireflies. Wear long sleeves and pants. Please do not bring nets, jars or dogs. Contact email@example.com for more information.
June 24, Strawberry Festival Smith’s Castle, 55 Richard Smith Drive, North Kingstown, invites the public to celebrate their annual Strawberry Festival on Saturday, June 24, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. This family friendly event will feature once again puppeteer Dan Butterworth, as well as pop singer Jesse Liam. Plenty of colonial games, activities, and crafts will be provided as well as pony rides for children. Vendors will be on-site, and they will be selling their famous strawberry shortcake as well as plants for the garden. A special exhibit will feature collections from the Narragansett Bay Quilt Association. Admission to Strawberry Festival is $10 per adult, $8 for seniors and military, $6 for children over 6 years of age. Family Cap is $25. For more information: http//:www.smithscastle.org or 401-294-3521.
July 30, Warwick Veterans/TollGate High School Class of 1973 Reunion Warwick Veterans Memorial High School/TollGate High School Class of 1973 will hold its 50th Year Reunion on Sunday, July 30, at the Valley Country Club, 251 New London Ave, Warwick. Cocktails 6 p.m., Dinner 7 p.m. $50 per person. Checks payable to “VetsTollGate Class of 1973” can be sent to Ms. Judy Snow, 29 Oberlin Dr. Warwick 02886. Contact us at ClassOf73VetsTollgate@gmail.com with any questions.
August 17, Lake Winnipesaukee Luncheon Cruise AARP Chapter 2210, Thursday, August 17, Lake Winnipesaukee Luncheon Cruise trip. Experience the majesty of Lake Winnipesaukee during your 2.5 hour narrated scenic tour aboard the historic M/S Mount Washington cruise vessel. Bus pickup from Exit 19 Park & Ride on Hopkins Hill Road at 8:30 a.m., return time is approximately 6:30 p.m. Cost is $134/person. For more information call Maureen at 401-828-5188. Final payment due by July 10.
September 12, Boston Duck Tour and Margaritaville AARP Chapter 2210, Tuesday, September 12, Boston Duck Tour & Margaritaville Faneuil Hall trip. Bus pickup from Exit 19 Park & Ride on Hopkins Hill Road at 8:30 a.m., return time is approximately 6 p.m. Cost is $134/person. For more information call Maureen at 401-828-5188. Final payment is due by August 12.
October 3, Mohawk Trail Fall Foliage Tour AARP Chapter 2210 Tuesday, October 3, Mohawk Trail Fall Foliage Tour on October 3. Bus pickup from Exit 19 Park & Ride on Hopkins Hill Road at 9 a.m., return time is approximately 6 p.m. Cost is $109/person. For more information call Maureen at 401-828-5188. Final payment is due by September 3.
October 14, Annual No More Hunger Walk A walk to call attention to food insecurity and raise funds for local food pantries will be held on Saturday, October 14. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. Over $20,000 has been raised in the past two years. The walk will begin at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 111 West Shore Road, Warwick and proceed along West Shore Road to Donovan Park, in Conimicut Village. Any interested churches, organizations, and individuals are invited and encouraged to join. Call 401-737-8232 or e-mail WoodburyChurchRI@gmail.com for details.
November 7 – 9, Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City AARP Chapter 2210 Tuesday – Thursday, November 7 – 9, Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City from November 7-9. The Tour includes 2 nights’ accommodation, 2 meal credits (up to $20 value each) & $20 slot play. Bus pickup from Exit 19 Park & Ride on Hopkins Hill Road at 7 a.m., return time is approximately 6 p.m. Cost is $299/person (double occupancy), $279/person (triple occupancy) or $399/person (single occupancy). For more information call Maureen at 401-828-5188. Final payment is due by September 21
Every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Gaspee Celtic Jam! (No Jam on Monday, May 29) At the Pawtuxet Village Baptist Church, 2157 Broad St. in Cranston every Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. Do you play fiddle, guitar, Irish flute, pennywhistle, bodhran, mandolin, banjo, concertina, accordion, folk harp, hammered dulcimer, Appalachian dulcimer, banjo, acoustic bass, ukulele, keyboard, recorder, or sing? All skill levels are welcome! Visit www.gaspeecelticjam.org for more info or to send us any questions.
Every Tuesday, Jeep Night Tri-City Elks Lodge #14, 1915 W. Shore Rd Warwick presents Jeep Night every Tuesday at 5:00 p.m. Around back at the lodge. Jeeps and 4 x 4's of all shapes and sizes are welcome. The Tiki Bar will be open for beverages and there will be food prepared by PB&J's available to purchase.
Every Second Tuesday West Warwick AARP Chapter West Warwick AARP Chapter meets the second Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m. at St. Mary's Church Hall, 70 Church Street, West Warwick. Looking to expand its membership. All are welcome to come to enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with new friends.
Every Third Wednesday Old Warwick Grange #41 The Grange Hall is located at 1175 West Shore Road, Warwick, meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. For information, please call either Joan Clegg at 401 465-7259 or Mike Osiensky at (508) 954-9712. The Grange is a fraternal community service, nonprofit organization with a special interest in rural life and the traditions of faith, patriotism, leadership and family values. It’s a place where the whole family can go and grow. Help us to help others. There are no meetings in July and August.
Every Thursday, Custom Collectible Car Show Tri-City Elks Lodge #14,1915 W. Shore Rd. Warwick, presents a Custom Collectible Car Show every Thursday at 5:00 p.m. Around back at the lodge. Bring your auto and show it off or just come and enjoy! Motorcycles are welcome. There will be live music & food for sale and the Tiki Bar will be open for beverages!
Every Thursday, Take Off Pounds Sensibly TOPS #38 is meeting every Thursday morning at St. Luke's Episcopal Church (lower level), 99 Pierce Street, East Greenwich. Weigh-in begins at 9:30 a.m. The is from 10 – 11 a.m. Enter from the side parking lot, go down the stairs to the kitchen area. All are welcome as well as any canned food donations. For information, call: Joan Tinkham 401-739-5322.
Every Thursday Meadowlark Seniors the Meadowlark Seniors meet Thursdays at 1:30 p.m., at St. Kevin Church Hall, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Short meetings, fun activities, and socializing. Come join us. New members are welcome.
Every Thursday - Get a Job Thursdays We Make RI, 200 First Ave., Cranston. An organization that provides free manufacturing training, hosts a series of job fairs every Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon. We Make RI offer job seekers a chance to meet with employers, get career counseling, resume help and more. Some employers include Swissline Precision, Admiral Packaging, KB Surfaces, Warwick Hanger and Hitachi Cable. For more information about this event or other training opportunities, visit www.wemakeri.com/get-a-job-thursday or contact Mike at (401) 232-0077 x109.
Every Friday Cribbage Players Do you play cribbage? If so, consider joining a small group of cribbage players every, who meet and play at the East Greenwich Community Center, Pierce Street, East Greenwich every Friday at 9:30 p.m. This is a social group where all levels of players are invited to play and meet new friends; there is no cost involved. If you are interested in joining, contact Barbara at 737-6477.
Starting Saturday, September 25, Citizenship Prep Classes at WPL Prepare for the U.S. Naturalization Interview with Citizen Preparation classes at the Warwick Public Library, starting Saturday, September 25, 10:00 a.m. to noon.. Practice citizenship vocabulary, learn the necessary civics content, and work on interview skills using the N-400 application form. Sign up at the library. For more information, call (401) 455-8041. These free classes are offered by the RI Family Literary Initiative.
Jan. 1, until July 31, St. Francis Xavier Academy Scholarship Applications The St, Francis Xavier Academy Alumnae Association is accepting scholarship applications from Forms are available on our two Facebook pages, by mail at SXA. P.O. Box 20452, Cranston, 02920, or contact a board member.
Amenity Aid – Volunteers Needed We are looking for volunteers that would like to help us plan and staff community events, organize hygiene product collection drives and raise funds for Amenity Aid. If you are interested in doing any of the above or would like to be a member of our Community Outreach Committee, please contact Stacey Silva, Community Outreach Chair at Stacey@AmenityAid.org.
Amenity Aid’s mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations by creating access to essential hygiene products. Serving all of Rhode Island, we distribute toiletry necessities to those most vulnerable through our network of direct service agencies.
Coventry Senior Band The Coventry Senior Band is looking for musicians. A group of retired volunteers, we play gigs at Nursing Homes, Senior Centers, etc. If you are over 55 and play an instrument call David at (401) 368-6895 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hearts for Hospice Visiting Nurse Home and Hospice (VNH&H) is asking for individuals to support their hospice programs by giving $20.00 or more to their Hearts for Hospice campaign. People can dedicate their gift to a loved one who is always in their heart; all dedications are listed on the organization’s website. You can make your donation at www.visitinghursehh.org/giving/ or by calling 401-682-2100 extension number 1631.
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