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.

Pilgrim SeniorCenter Events

The Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, located at 27 Pilgrim Parkway, offers educational, nutritional and recreational programs to folks 55 years of age and older. The center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

AARP Income Tax Preparation

Trained AARP volunteers will be at the center to help seniors and low income individuals with income tax filing. Appointments are necessary by calling the Welcome Desk at 468-4071. Appointments are on Thursdays and Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. until April 12 and will be filed electronically. There is not an option for paper filing this year at the center.

Property Tax Relief

If you need assistance with preparing the 1040H form for Property Tax Relief, you can schedule an appointment with Kim at 468-4500. She will inform you of what paperwork to bring at the time of the appointment.

Zumba Gold

Have some fun with exercise and join the party. Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance fitness class that incorporates international and Latin music with freeing, stress-relieving movements. It is great for the mind, body and soul; any age or fitness level is welcome. This class is held Tuesday mornings at 8:50 a.m. and the fee is $3 per class.


This is a Zumba class using weights for toning and is held on Mondays at 6 p.m. and the fee is $45 for a 10-week session. You can register and pre-pay at the welcome desk. For more information call Holly at 468-4074.

Outdoor games on Thursdays at 10 a.m. weather permitting.

Do you have questions about housing, heating assistance, medical insurance, prescription assistance, tax discounts, food stamps/snap? Need help stretching the dollar? Call Kathleen, the Information Specialist at 468-4084 or stop by the lobby and visit with her, concerning various, available Assistance Programs.

CPR CLASS, Buttonwoods Community Center, March 19 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Did you know most SCAs (sudden cardiac arrests) occur at home? Are you interested in learning CPR? Call Pat Seltzer RN at 468-4077 to register for this or any upcoming class.

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.

Boating Skills

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary, Division 7 1NR, Flotilla 78, based in Pawtuxet, will be holding a boating skills and seamanship course starting April 2. The classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m. at 235 Promenade St., Room 300, Providence. There will be a total of 10 classes in the course. Interested students can register for the course by calling the public education officer at 231-2441 or by attending one of two registration events being held March 26 and 28 from 7-9 p.m. at 235 Promenade St., Room 300, Providence.

Meadowlark Seniors

The Meadowlark Seniors will have a meeting April 4 at 1:30 p.m. in St. Kevin’s Church Hall. A flea market will be held following the meeting. Bakers are Lucy Iovino, Jade Klink and Edna Leonard.

Gaspee Seniors

On April 5 the Gaspee Seniors will be meeting at the Buttonwoods Community Center, West Shore Rd. in Warwick at 1:15 p.m. The activity of the day will be horseracing. Please remember to bring quarters. New members are always welcome. Call Mary Nolan at 941-5507.

Spring Bake Sale

The East Greenwich Animal Protection League will be at the Warwick Mall Community Booth for a spring bake sale April 6 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Baked goods, homemade dog and cat items and many more wonderful items will be for sale. There will also be pictures of the cats and dogs that are available for adoption as well as information about our league. Drop-off of baked goods will be Friday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 60 Middle Road. East Greenwich, and Saturday, April 6 after 10 a.m. at the Community Booth.  EGAPL is a non-profit and all volunteer league. All proceeds will be used for the animals in their care. For more information call Liz at 885-0247.

Spring Bazaar

Sparrow Point 2, 777 Cowesett Rd., Warwick, is having a spring bazaar April 6 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Baked goods, elephant table, jewelry, raffle tickets, plants and much more. Refreshments for sale.

Frank Santorelli

See Frank Santorelli perform at the Comedy Connection in East Providence April 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and most of the proceeds will go to the American Lung Association if they are purchased though Scott Shippee. Tickets must be purchased by April 5.

R.I. Kennel Club

The Rhode Island Kennel Club, Inc. will hold a dog show and obedience and rally trials April 13 and 14 at William Thayer Arena, 925 Sandy Lane, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Admissions is $3 for adults, $1 for children under 10.

Puppet Show

There will be a puppet show with Miss Joan for adults and children immediately following the April 21 service at Spring Green Memorial Church, 1350 Warwick Ave., in the fellowship hall. Refreshments will be provided. This is a postponement of the scheduled April 7 performance.

Gorton Monthly Luncheon

The Gorton monthly luncheon will be held April 10 at Top Of The Bay, 898 Oakland Beach Avenue, Warwick, at 11:30 a.m. Cost is $15. Email Barbara Kane at barbkane14@gmail.com or call Barb Kane at 821-0161 or Fran Allin at 463-8679 to make reservations.

Spring Rummage Sale

The First Baptist Church of East Greenwich, located on the corners of Peirce and Montrose streets, will have its spring rummage sale April 12 from 4-8 p.m. and April 13 from 8 a.m. until noon. The clothes are all sizes and the household articles, even small furniture and electrical items, are in very good condition. They will have books, toys, shoes and bags, linens and so much more.

Coventry Harmonica Band

Trudeau Memorial Center welcomes back the Conventry Harmonica Band April 12 at 1:15 p.m. in the Patterson Vocational Building cafeteria. The talented musicians provide limitless entertainment using harmonica, song and comedy.

Fisherman’s Breakfast

Summit Baptist Church, 1176 Victory Highway, Greene, is having a fisherman’s breakfast Saturday, April 13, serving 4-11 a.m. East-in or take-out. Start the day with a hearty breakfast of eggs, home fries, sausage and more. Also take a snack to go for mid-morning and stop in later after your catch to fuel up for the ride home.


There will be a bingo at St. Kevin’s Church Hall, 333 Sandy Lane, Warwick, on April 13. Doors open at 5 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m. Fun, prizes and refreshments.

Sunday Bingo

There will be a Sunday bingo at the Pilgrim Senior Enrichment Center, 27 Pilgrim Parkway, April 14. Doors open at 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Ample parking, air-conditioned, refreshments available. Minimum of 34 winners.

Ladies Golf League

Ladies are sought for a Tuesday morning golf league at Harbor Light Country Club, 150 Gray St, in Warwick Neck. Everyone is welcome. Sign-up day is April 19 at the Buttonwoods Senior Center on West Shore Road from 2-3 p.m. Opening day if May 7 and runs until Sept. 24. Call Nancy at 737-0515 or the clubhouse at 681-4133.

Conimicut Spring Fling

Tickets are now on sale for the Conimicut Village Association Spring Fling Fundraiser. The annual event funds the cost of the beautiful flowers that decorate the village historic light poles every summer. The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tri-City Elks Lodge on West Shore Road and includes dinner, music, silent auction and raffle items and door prizes. Tickets are $22 for adults and $10 for children and may be purchased at West Shore Carpets, 752 West Shore Road. Call 737-5559 for more information.

Women’s Golf League

Women Golfers Wanted Harbor Lights Ladies League is looking for women golfers for a Thursday night 4:30 league. Golfers should call Dee and 391-9957 for more information and/or with their GIN.

The Village Singers

The Village Singers, an adult vocal ensemble, is seeking new members for all voice parts: soprano, alto, tenor and baritone. Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at the Scandinavian Home, Broad St., Cranston. Their mission is to share musical experiences and appreciation across generational and socio-economic lines in a variety of settings, including community centers, health care facilities, etc. Contact Dennis Robbins at 465-6342 or email villagesingers2012@gmail.com.

Sing the Blues Away

Winter blues have you down? Time for something different? Join us every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. and learn four-part a capella harmony. Reading music not required. Learn music from prepared tapes. Bring enjoyment to others by entertaining at Retirement centers, clubs and parties.  


The Pilgrim Senior Center Tuesday “Singing Group” is sponsoring the following trips in 2013. Conway Tours May 19. New slots and historic spots 2-night, 3-day at the New Valley Forge Casino Resort in Pennsylvania. Casino bonus and meals $379 per person double. Single rates also available.

Sept. 15 the Hamptons in New York wine tasting, meals and waterfront hotel, two days, one night $299 per person double. Single rates available.

Celtic Tours Ireland Oct. 3-10, Celtic Sojourn, 6 nights, 7 days. Aer Lingus out of Boston to Dublin, Belfast, Donegal, Galway and Limerick. All meals and Medieval Banquet, includes air and all taxes and insurance. $2,231 per person double. $2,570 single. Call Diane at 738-8588.

Grief Support

If you have experienced the loss of someone you love and are ready to begin or continue the healing process, then you are welcome to come to a grief support group. The group meets at the Christ Church Office condo, 61 Cedar Ave. #6, East Greenwich, Sundays from 2-4 p.m. For more information visit the Christ Church website (www.christchurchec.org), call the Church office (884-8632) or email info@


Evening Counseling Available

If you are experiencing depression, anxiety or overwhelming stress coupled with an addiction to or dependence on drugs or alcohol, then The Kent Center’s new evening program may be right for you. The Kent Center is offering an intensive outpatient program for people battling co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Program hours are 4:40-8 p.m., making it accessible for people who work. The program is confidential and personalized to meet individual needs. For more information call 732-5656.


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