Community Barn Dance

Posted 3/16/23

Community Barn Dance

The Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road, Warwick is holding community barn dance on Saturday, March 18, 7:30 p.m. (intro session at 7:15 p.m.).  Price: $12.00 per …

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Community Barn Dance


The Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road, Warwick is holding a community barn dance on Saturday, March 18, 7:30 p.m. (intro session at 7:15 p.m.).  Price: $12.00 per person;  students (with ID, please) $8;  families $30.

Drive-Thru Food Pantry

Spring Green Memorial Church will be holding their monthly drive-thru food pantry on Saturday, March 18, 11 a.m. Grocery bags of food and free bag lunch provided by Lakewood Baptist Church, 255 Atlantic Ave, Warwick.  Parking lot in the back of the church.  If you have any questions, please email the church at or call the office at 401-463-8328.

Warwick Center
for the Arts:  Book Making Classes

Book Making with Patricia Cheyne at  Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Rd., Warwick.   Saturdays March 18, 25 and April 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Cost: $155/$135 Member.   Description: This workshop will be in 3 sessions to create simple Artist Books in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. The first day will be filled with demos, practice, and model making. The second and third days will be using the new skills to create a more formalized book(s). The class is geared for beginners, but all are welcome. Everyone will go home with a completed book and the knowledge of how to make more at home. For further info:  or 401-737-0010.


Spiritual Exploration – Is there More to Live than What We See?

Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, will host this free event on Saturday, March 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Registration opens at 9:30 a.m.  Program Features:  Dreams, Past Lives, Soul Travel; HU-Sacred Sound, Ancient Mantra; Panel Discussion; How to do a Spiritual Exercise.  Open to the public. Presentation of the RI Satsang Society, charted affiliate of ECKANKAR.

Spring Craft Fair
and Raffle

The Knights of Columbus will hold a Spring Craft Fair on Sunday, March 19, 12 – 4 p.m., 475 Sandy Lane, Warwick.  Join us for more than 25 crafters and vendors.  Don’t forget to stop by the raffle table.  All proceeds from the raffle table are being donated to The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.  A special Facebook raffle for charity is also taking place to benefit local domestic violence shelters.


Edgewood Yacht Club Open House

The Officers and members of the Edgewood Yacht Club will host its Annual Open House on Sunday, March 19, from 12 – 5 p.m. The Clubhouse, located at 1 Shaw Avenue in Cranston, has over 130 years of tradition on Narragansett Bay. Members will be available to offer tours and Information regarding yearly social activities within the Club. The Edgewood Sailing School will have staff on hand during the Open House for inquiries about Youth and Adult Sailing Programs. Light fare and refreshments will be available.

Rhode Island Active Toastmasters to Meet

Rhode Island Active Toastmasters will hold their next meeting on Monday, March 20, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich.  Regular meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month. Open to the public.

This club is one of 13,500 in Toastmasters International, a nonprofit, educational organization devoted to the development of public speaking and leadership skills. The organization has approximately 280,000 members in 116 countries.

Are YOU ready to improve your public speaking skills, presentation skills, and leadership skills? If you answered YES, then RI Active Toastmasters is the place to be!  We're here to help you achieve your goals! Visit us and see what we’re about! For more information, contact Bethany Hashway Vice President of Public Relations, at for the zoom link and more information about Rhode Island Active Toastmasters.

RI Society Sons of the American Revolution to host Workshop

Do you think you have a Revolutionary War Patriot? With America approaching the 250th Anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the Sons of the American Revolution will be hosting a workshop, free to the public, on Wednesday, March 22.  6 p.m. at the Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Ln., Warwick.  You will meet with members of SAR to learn about basic genealogy and to help you begin your family research.  Just maybe you will find out if you have a Revolutionary Patriot Ancestor. For more information, email:

Comedy for a Cause

Raising Money for an Accessible Van to help a disability advocate get back to work. This is the only means of transportation for freedom.  Friday, March 24, Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m.

The Comedy Park, 848 Park Avenue, Cranston.  Full details at,

Mental Health &
Spirituality II

 On March 25, 2023, from 6-8 p.m., Spring Green Church will once again host an informative program regarding mental health. This presentation, the second of a series, will feature Treatment/Prevention Specialists, youth, and adults who have experienced mental health challenges.

 Bob Houghtaling, the Director of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Prevention Services for the Town of East Greenwich, has organized the program while working with Spring Green staff. Mental Health & Spirituality II is free of charge, open to the public, and includes dinner. For more information contact Bob Houghtaling at or 401-230-2246.

Seth Magaziner to Speak at Temple Beth-El

Newly elected 2nd district Congressman, Seth Magaziner is speaking at the Herbert Wagner Memorial Breakfast. At Temple Beth-EL, 70 Orchard Avenue, Providence on Sunday, March 26, 8:45 a.m.  Advance reservations are required. Open to the public. $5.00 per person, bagels, lox, eggs, etc. Send payment to: The Brotherhood, 70 Orchard Avenue, Temple Beth-El, Providence, 02906.  For questions or details, contact Barry Schiff

Annual RI
Community Food Bank Benefit Concert

Lakewood Baptist Church will host its annual Rhode Island Community Food Bank benefit concert on Sunday, April 2, 255 Atlantic Ave., Warwick, at 6:30 p.m.  Refreshments will be available after the concert.  Begin Holy Week with good music and fellowship.  The performing churches are Lakewood Baptist Church, Norwood Baptist Church, Spring Green Memorial Church, Warwick Central Baptist Church, Woodbury Union Presbyterian Church, Second Baptist Church, South Hadley, MA and Acoaxet Chapel Praise Team, Westport, MA.

Admission is at least one non-perishable food item (all of the food will go to West Bay Marketplace).  A free will offering will also be taken (checks payable to RI Community Food Bank).  If you are unable to attend and would like to donate, please make checks out to: RI Community Food Bank and send to Lakewood Baptist Church, attention: Lincoln Smith. 

St. Francis Xavier
Academy Scholarship Applications

The St, Francis Xavier Academy Alumnae Association is accepting scholarship applications from Jan. 1, until July 31.  Forms are available on our two Facebook pages, by mail at SXA. P.O. Box 20452, Cranston, 02920, or contact a board member.

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

New Members Welcome

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!!!

Old Warwick Grange 41

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.

The meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. There are no meetings in July and August. The Grange Hall is located at 1175 West Shore Road, Warwick.  For information, please call either Joan Clegg at 401 465-7259 or Mike Osiensky at (508) 954-9712.

West Warwick
AARP Chapter

West Warwick AARP Chapter is looking to expand its membership. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of the month, 1 p.m., at St. Mary's Church Hall, 70 Church Street, West Warwick. All are welcome to come to enjoy a cup of coffee and chat with new friends.

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 or by calling 401-682-2100 extension number 1631.

Calling All
Cribbage Players

Do you play cribbage? If so, consider joining a small group of cribbage players every Friday at 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., who meet and play at the East Greenwich Community Center, Pierce Street, East Greenwich. 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.

Citizenship Prep
Classes at WPL

Prepare for the U.S. Naturalization Interview with Citizen Preparation classes at the Warwick Public Library. Practice citizenship vocabulary, learn the necessary civics content, and work on interview skills using the N-400 application form. Classes meet on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to noon, starting Sept. 25. Sign up at the library. For more information, call (401) 455-8041. These free classes are offered by the RI Family Literary Initiative.

Get a Job Thursdays

We Make RI, an organization that provides free manufacturing training, hosts a series of job fairs every Thursday from 11 a.m. to noon, 200 First Ave., Cranston. 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 or contact Mike at (401) 232-0077 x109.

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