The Warwick Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will hold a live performance on June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gamm Theatre (1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick). The music will be a selection of classical and pop …
The Warwick Symphony Orchestra (WSO) will hold a live performance on June 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Gamm Theatre (1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick). The music will be a selection of classical and pop favorites to please audiences of all ages. Tickets for WSO performances are available at the door but can also be purchased online. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and students with a valid ID and children under 12 are free.
The Pontiac Village Association will have a neighborhood yard sale on June 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various homes throughout the village.
The Knights of Columbus will host a craft fair on June 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at 475 Sandy Lane, Warwick. Join 30+ crafters and vendors – there will be something for everyone. They will also have a raffle table filled with items from vendors and all proceeds will go to the Warwick North Little League.
The Pontiac Village Association will host its next community meeting at 7 p.m. on June 7 at the Pontiac Library.
EGAPL Heart of RI will hold a Pet fest on June 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 44 Worthington Road, Cranston. The organization will have small local businesses, the things they specialize in, raffles and a day of family fun for everyone. Proceeds will help Rhode Island small businesses as well as help EGAPL Heart of RI with continued rescue efforts.
Spring Green Memorial Church at 1350 Warwick Ave. will hold a yard sale on June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church parking lot. (In case of rain, the sale will be held inside the church building.) There will be many assorted items for sale including jewelry, clothing, household items and homemade goods. If you have any questions, you can call the church at 463-8328 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The East Providence High School Class of 1972 will hold its 50th reunion on August 14 at the East Providence Yacht Club (9 Pier Road, East Providence). At 1 p.m. there will be a meet and greet, while “Tanya McEntire and the Professors” will provide music from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pub-style food and drinks are available for purchase, and the event is free for all class members and their partners. Donations will be appreciated toward a gift from the Class of 1972 for the new East Providence High School. Contact Dave Marchetti: email@example.com or call 401-258-6412.
Applications opened May 1 for RISCA’s general Operating Support for Artists. The program provides grants of $6,000 for three consecutive years (totaling $18,000) for artists to work toward large, specific and self-identified goals in their art practice.
To assist in the application process and meet the July 1 deadline, Arts Council staff member, Mollie Flanagan, has scheduled virtual workshops and office hours throughout May and June. (RSVP is required).
Workshops: June 1, 4 p.m. Drop in Office Hours: June 25, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; June 30, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., July 1, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. One-on-one meetings start June 2.
Enjoy the excitement of running before a pre-assembled cheering crowd in anticipation of the annual Gaspee Days Parade. Over 1,600 runners each year participate in this event along the parkway’s famed red, white and blue road stripe. The Gaspee Days 5K will take place at 9:30 a.m. on June 11. Challenge yourself to place a record among our top runners and win a prize or just do it for the fun – either way, you are supporting one of the area’s favorite community events, as all proceeds support funding the annual Gaspee Days Parade. Dedicated to the loving memory of Allan & Edna Brown. For more information and to register for the race, please visit https://runsignup.com/Race/RI/Cranston/GaspeeDays5k.
The Warwick Central Library will hold a free yoga flow class on June 7 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. hosted by West Shore Wellness. Yoga flow is for all levels, and the class will focus on breath and mindfulness to flow into postures with ease. The class includes a light warm up, gradually coming into postures and finishing with meditation and sound healing. Individuals must bring a yoga mat and bottled water. The event will take place in the small meeting room. For more information, contact Maureen Mitchell at 401-255-9152.
The East Greenwich Art Club will exhibit artwork at the East Greenwich Free Library (82 Peirce St., East Greenwich) from May 31 to June 24. The exhibit is free and open to the public during library hours: Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a reception to meet the artists on June 2 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact the art club at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.eastgreenwichartclub.org.
The East Greenwich Art Club will meet at the East Greenwich United Methodist Church (1558 South County Trail) at 7 p.m. on June 7. The meeting is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Michele Leavitt -- award winning textile artist, painter and drawing teacher -- will discuss the different ways she uses needlework to create two dimensional art. Her work can be found in collections at the Newport Art Museum and the University of Virginia Art Museum. For more information, contact the art club at email@example.com or www.eastgreenwichartclub.org.
Friends of Warwick Ponds will host a meeting on June 21 at 6 p.m. at the Warwick Library; the meeting will also be on Facebook.
St. Xavier Academy’s class of 1970 will celebrate its 50th +2 reunion at Chelo’s Bar and Grille at 2225 Post Road, Warwick on Aug. 21, 2022 from noon to 4 p.m. Please email Nancy Tyrell Miley at Nmiley44@gmail.com or Pat Caldwell Carvalho at Patanncarvalho@gmail.com for additional information.
Pilgrim High School will host its class reunion on June 18 at Richard’s Pub (3347 South County Trail East Greenwich). Appetizers and dinner are $40 per person. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details.
Residents living in and around the Warwick can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. Warwick s Fraternal Order of Police 7 will host this community event on June 27. Screenings can check for the following: the level of plaque buildup in your arteries, related to risk for cardiovascular disease, stroke and overall vascular health; HDL and LDL Cholesterol levels; Diabetes risk; Bone density as a risk for possible osteoporosis; Kidney and thyroid function. The site is located at 95 Tanner Ave in Warwick. Screenings are affordable and convenient. Free parking is also available. Special package pricing starts at $159, but consultants will work with you to create a package that is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1354 or visit our website at www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.
Special package pricing starts at $159, but consultants will work with you to create a package that is right for you based on your age and risk factors. Call 1-877-237-1354 or visit our website at www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.
After a two year hiatus, the 13th Annual “Cause for Paws” Classic Car Show roars to life on Sunday, June 12. There will be antiques and classic cars, plus all Corvettes, custom, muscle, hot rod, rat rod, exotics and fire trucks. There is a $15 entry per car – registration is from 9 a.m. to noon and trophies are given at 2 p.m. For spectators, admission is free. Proceeds benefit homeless animals at the Warwick Animal Shelter. For more information, email email@example.com. The event will be located 171 Service Avenue (off Jefferson Blvd.), Warwick. Rain date is Sunday, July 17, 2022.
Join the Pontiac Free Library for a watercolor painting and educational workshop with Rhode Island artist Aileen M. Quinn on June 11 at 11 a.m. The topic of the painting will be the Conimicut Lighthouse. All materials will be supplied. Limited to eight participants. Registration requested: (401) 737-3292 or via our website.
Join the Pontiac Free Library on June 28 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. for Dave’s Animal Experiences program, a fun, hands-on way to meet turtles, snakes, small mammals and Wally the alligator up close and personal! Registration requested: (401) 737-3292 or via our website.
The Rhode Island Youth Theatre Summer Programs will have two summer programs at the Historic Park Theatre and Event Center. “The Wizard of Oz: Youth Edition” is for ages 7 to 16 and will take July 25 through August 6. No experience needed. Shows will take place August 5 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. and August 6 at 7 p.m. The second program is “The Music Man, Jr.” which will run from August 8 to August 19. No experience needed. Shows will take place August 19 at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. and August 20 at 7 p.m. Visit www.riyt.org to register. Scholarships available for all programs, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AARP Chapter 2210 has planned a Martha’s Vineyard trip for July 7. Bus pickup from the Exit 6A Park & Ride at 8 a.m., return time is approximately 7:30 p.m. Cost is $129/person. Trip includes motor coach transportation, ferry ride from Falmouth, guided bus tour of Martha’s Vineyard and sightseeing in Edgartown with a stop at Bertucci’s for dinner on the way home. For more information, call Maureen at 828-5188.