On The Block

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:45am

Common Ground Coffeehouse
Island chanteuse Virginia Dare returns to the Common Ground Coffeehouse on Friday, Aug. 26, at 7 p.m. accompanied by Snorri, a quick-witted orangutan, in a program that is sure to be hilarious as well as musical. A complimentary dinner is served beginning at 6:30 p.m. No charge for the show, but donations are encouraged.

Art Classes
HeartSpace Gallery is offering kids’ art classes. See all Around The Block and our online calendar for dates and times. Sign up with Paige at heartspacebi@gmail.com.

Old Harbor Walking Tours
Join the Block Island Historical Society for a walking tour of Old Harbor. Meet at Statue of Rebecca, 10 a.m., Thursdays all summer.

Movie Night
The Spring House is hosting Family Movie Night every Monday night at dusk. See our calendar at www.blockislandtimes.com for movie schedule.

Beach Mass
St. Ann’s Beach Mass every Tuesday at 5 p.m. at Fred Benson Town Beach. All are welcome. For more information call (401) 466-2911.

Art Night At The Museum
Every Thursday all summer from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Block Island Historical Society. This event is free.

Not New Boutique
The Not New Boutique is open every Wednesday in Aug. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Andrew Parish Center.

Farmers’ Market
Block Island Farmers’ Market runs every Wednesday and Saturday all season. The Wednesday market is on The Spring House lawn and the Saturday market is at Legion Park. Both are from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Gallery Openings
There is a gallery opening on Thursday, Aug. 26, at the HeartSpace Gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring paintings by Shirley Howe. There is gallery opening on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Spring Street Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. featuring paintings by Eileen Miller. There is a Gallery Opening on Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Spring Street Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. featuring glass works by Eben Horton. There is a Group Exhibit at Jessie Edwards Studio over Labor Day Weekend.

Oysta’ Fest
The Block Island Maritime Institute presents the Second Annual Oysta’ Fest on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the BIMI center. Admission is $20 and kids under 12 with a parent get in free.

Night Sky Viewing
There is a night Sky Viewing on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m. at the Hodge Property on Corn Neck Rd.

Arts & Crafts Guild Fair
There is an Arts and Crafts Guild Fair on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Lawn of the Hisrorical Society.

Jazz Up Old Harbor Parks
Sunday, Aug. 28, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the National Hotel. Champagne Jazz Brunch with the Ocean Wind Jazztet. There is also a Live auction. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at The National Hotel and the Chamber of Commerce. To reserve tickets call 401-466-2163 or 401-466-5053.

Lions Club Clambake
The Lions Club Annual Clambake is on Saturday, Sept. 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. on the lawn of the Narraganssett Inn. Tickets are $40 for the Clambake or $20 for the BBQ. There will be live music, a raffle, and lots of great food.

Night Sky Viewing
There is a Night Sky Viewing on Saturday, Sept. 3, at 7:30 p.m. at the Hodge Preserve on Corn Neck Rd.

Bereaved Parents Group
The Bereaved Parents Group meets on Sunday, Sept. 4, at 5 p.m. at St. Ann's By-The-Sea.