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Square Dance Workshops
The Swinging Squares of RI Dance Workshops will be held July 30 from 7-9 p.m. at the East Smithfield Neighborhood Center, 7 Esmond St., Smithfield. The fee is $6 per person. The caller will be Bob Butler. Call Louise at 724-7295 for more information.
Music for a Summer Night
Music for a Summer Night will be held July 26 from 6:30-8 p.m. on the steps of Warwick City Hall featuring The Bobby Justin Band. The concert is free; bring a chair or blanket. Sponsored by the Apponaug Area Improvement Association.
BYU-Idaho Dance Alliance
Watch the BYU-Idaho Dance Alliance dancers as they perform at Rhode Island College's Roberts Hall July 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at BYUdanceallianceRItickets@gmail.com or by calling Deb vanRenselaar at 383-0757.
"Legally Blonde" opens at Bishop Hendricken tonight, July 26 at 7 p.m. and continues July 27 at 7 p.m., July 28 at 7 p.m. and July 29 at 2 p.m., presented by Summer Stage and held at Bishop Hendricken High School in the Dr. Daniel S. Harrop theater (air-conditioned). Tickets cost $15 for adults, $10 for students and may be purchased by visiting www.hendricken.com, or calling the box office 739-3450 x172.
The Oakland Beach Fire Barn, 645 Oakland Beach Ave., will be having a steak fry July 27 at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $15 per person for a one-pound rib eye with French fries or baked potato, salad, baked beans, veggie. Call 739-9631 for tickets.
The William Shields Post #43, 662 West Shore Rd., will have karaoke July 27 from 8-12 p.m. with DJ Top Tunes Entertainment.
Tri City Elks Yard Sale
The Tri City Elks on West Shore Rd. will have an outdoor yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. on July 28 (raindate July 29).
The Johnson, Gilchrist, Goff Post #183 Veterans of Foreign Wars, 176 Washington St., will have a steak fry at 5 p.m. July 28. $12 per person.
Free Community Lunch & Food Pantry
St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 111 West Shore Rd., will have a free community lunch & food pantry July 28 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Provided free to parish neighbors and friends on the last Saturday of every month. RIPTA #3 Warwick Ave.-Hoxsie Four Corners stops at West Shore Nursing Home next to St. Mark's.
77th Intertribal Pow Wow
The 77th Intertribal Pow Wow will be held July 28 and 29 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the American Indian Federation Hall Grounds, 1 Indian St., North Kingstown. The public is invited.
Vacation Bible School
Operation Overboard-Vacation Bible School will be held at Woodbury Union Church, 58 Beach Ave., July 30 through Aug. 3 from 9 a.m.-12 noon. Ages 3 years through 4th grade. There is no cost. Call Collen at 464-4764 for registration.
Vocal artist Candida Rose captivates her audiences with a unique compelling voice, which combines the undertones and overtones of jazz, rhythm and blues and gospel. She will be performing at the Trudeau Memorial Center in the cafeteria of the Patterson Building on July 30 at 1:15 p.m.
Flea Market/Bake Sale
Sparrows Point III Residents Association will hold a flea market/bake sale Aug. 4 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 355 Hardig Rd. Furniture, clothing, some antiques and collectibles plus much more. Refreshments will be available.
Colon Cancer Awareness Walk/Run
The local Colon Cancer Awareness organization will hold its fourth annual 5K Walk/Run to raise awareness and funds on Aug. 5 at Warwick City Park. Check-in and registration starts at 9 a.m. and walk/run will begin at 10 a.m. The event is the organization’s annual major event. Registration is available by calling 739-5623.
Bella 23 Foundation
To honor and memorialize Bella DiPalma, and in recognition of her 18th birthday and anniversary of her passing, a co-ed soccer tournament and raffle will be held at Teamworks Warwick, 170 Jefferson Blvd., Aug. 4 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. The entry fee is $225 per team. To enter, contact Leah Hayes at Teamworks 206-9900 or inquire in the office. Proceeds will go to the "Bella 23 Foundation" to fund annual scholarships to graduating Warwick students. All are invited to come and have a piece of birthday cake to celebrate Bella's life, to release a balloon in her honor, participate in the raffle, and to cheer on the many friends and family members who will be playing the sport that she so loved. Donations for the raffle are greatly appreciated and can be sent to Kim Ruggieri, 111 June Ave., Warwick, RI 02889.@H_Bulletin Board:Pilgrim Senior Center Trips
@T_Basic:The Pilgrim Senior Center Tuesdays "Singing Group" is sponsoring the following cruises. Oct. 14, Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas,” 7-night trip to Bermuda. The cost for an inside cabin, per person, including a bus to New Jersey, is $799.The group is also sponsoring another cruise, a Royal Caribbean, 7-night Bahamas cruise on the Explorer of the Seas. Inside cabin from $908.73 per person. Bus to New Jersey is $100, round trip, extra. For further information on these cruise trips call Diane at 738-8588.
Help for Victims of Crime
Are you a victim of physical or sexual assault, domestic violence, untreated childhood abuse, or another crime or traumatic event? Are you experiencing depression, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, increased substance use or other emotional difficulties? If so, you may be eligible to receive counseling services free of charge at The Kent Center (www.thekentcenter.org). Victims of crimes and other traumatic events often experience debilitating psychiatric symptoms that may have long-term affects if left untreated. Seek treatment today at 732-5656.
Cornerstone Church, 1990 Elmwood Ave., Warwick, is now a member of the RI Community Food Bank. Hours of operation are the first and third Saturday from 9-11 a.m. and the second and fourth Monday from 6-8 p.m. For more information call 781-6121.
Mentor a Child
Do you have an hour a week to spare? That's all it takes to make a difference in the life of a child. Today's children need positive, caring adult role models to help them develop confidence, self-esteem and a desire to stay in school. For more information on the Warwick Mentor Program, please contact Pamela Leonhardt at 732-7700 x117 or visit the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership web site at www.mentorRI.org.@H_Bulletin Board:Old Warwick Grange #41@T_Basic:The Grange is a fraternal community service, non-profit organization with a special interest in rural life and the traditions of faith, patriotism, leadership and family values. Grange-where the whole family can go and grow. Help them to help others. The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. No meetings in July or August. The Grange hall is located at 1175 West Shore Rd.
The Child Outreach Department of the Warwick Public Schools, in cooperation with the Volunteers of Warwick schools (VOWS), conducts regular preschool screening clinics. All Warwick preschool children between the ages of 3 and 5 are offered the Early Screening Inventory-Revised (ESI-R). This is a free service provided by the Warwick Public Schools. Participation in a Developmental Screening is a long established program of the Warwick School Department that provides families with information about their child's development and offers information about community resources. For more information, or to arrange a clinic appointment for your preschool aged child, call the VOWS office at 734-3230.
Free Sunday Lunch
St. Paul Lutheran Church, 389 Greenwich Ave., is offering a free lunch for anyone in need of a meal or companionship. All are welcome every Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For more information call 737-6758.
Rhode Island Pet Bird Club
The R.I. Pet Bird Club welcomes anyone who owns birds or has an interest in exotic birds. Meet other people who have birds, listen to guest lecturers and more. The meetings are held on the first Monday of each month. For more information call Michele at 739-7290 or visit www.orgsites.com/ri/ripbc.
There will be no Bingo. at the Warwick Terrace Hall, 2215 Elmwood Ave., for the months of July and August. Play will resume on Sept. 5 at 6p.m. For more info call Bonnie at 215-4125.
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.
There will be bingo every Friday at 6:45 p.m. at Meadowbrook Terrace on Warwick Ave. in the Community Hall.
The Donate Shop is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit thrift store that provides free clothing to families in crisis. They are an all-volunteer organization that relies solely on the support of the community to continue this endeavor. The shop has a new location at 400 Warwick Ave., Unit #14, between Dunkin Donuts and Shaw's. They are open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The phone number is 533-9944, the website is www.thedonateshop.org and “Like” them on Facebook for special updates.
Gambling Counseling Offered
Bridgemark now offers individual, group and family counseling for problem gambling. If you or a loved one is experiencing difficulties as a result of gambling, call for discreet and confidential assistance, 781-2700. Deaf services are also available; call their videophone number 1-866-730-9573.
Fife and Drum Corps
The Kentish Guards Fife and Drum Corps rehearses on Wednesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at the Kentish Guards Armory on Pierce St. in East Greenwich. Free lessons on playing the fife are provided to men and young men interested in joining the corps.
Fife & Drum Corps
Join the Pawtuxet Rangers Fife & Drum Corps of Warwick and continue the great tradition of Colonial/Revolutionary history through music. The Fife & Drum Corps meets every Wednesday night at Wyman Elementary School from 6:30-8 p.m. The corps is open to anyone over the age of 12. Drum and fife instruction is available to beginners.