On The Block
Common Ground Coffee House
Charlestown indie folksinger Will Houlihan, who performs under the name Haunt the House," will bring his affecting and spooky vocals to Common Ground Coffeehouse on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. Haunt the House released a third CD last year and was invited to perform at the Newport Folk Festival. A complimentary supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. No charge, but donations for the musician are encouraged.
Artist Studio Space
Artist studio space available at Spring Street Gallery, through April 1. Stay inspired and productive through the winter! Call Eileen Miller for more information at 466-9725.
Helping Hands Food Pantry
The next Helping Hands Food Pantry is Wednesday, Dec. 14. Helping Hands Food Pantry is open every other Wednesday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Harbor Church.
Sundays from 2 to 5 p.m. and Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m the Island Free Library will be holding Power Hours for Scholars. Staff will be on hand to supervise and facilitate research, monitor group projects, and answer basic comprehension questions. Enter through the side door.
Lunch Bunch is every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center.
Many of the stores in town will be open every Tuesday night in Dec. for the Shopping Stroll. Also the Winter Market at the Island free Library and the Artist Fair at McAloon's are open every Tuesday night in Dec. as part of the Shopping Stroll.
Hurricanes Home Basketball Games
There is a Girls Varsity game on Friday, Dec. 9, at 2:30 p.m. against Burrillville. There is a Girls Varsity game on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 12:30 p.m. against Wheeler. There is a Girls JV game on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. against JF Wilbur. There is a Boys JV game on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 12:45 p.m. against JF Wilbur. There is a Boys Varsity Basketball game on Friday, Dec. 16, at 2:30 p.m. against St. Andrews. There isa Girls Varsity Basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 12:30 p.m. against Toll Gate. There is a Boys Varsity Basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 2:15 p.m. against RI School of the Deaf. There is a Girls JV Basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 3:45 p.m. against RI School for the Deaf. All games are played at the Block Island School.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will be meeting on Monday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church.
Christmas Piano Recital
The annual Christmas Piano Recital is presented by students of Carrie Todd, who will performing your holiday favorites. The recital is on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at the St. Andrew Parish Center. All are welcome.
Library Holiday Events
Thursday, Dec. 15, starting at 6 p.m.: Kids’ Movie Night with "Frosty The Snowman,” "How the grinch Stole Christmas," and "Elf."
Friday, Dec. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m.: Gingerbread house program.
Santa At The Fire Barn
Santa will be ariving at the B.I. Fire Barn on Sunday, Dec. 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. For children in fourth grade or under.
School Holiday Concert
The Block Island School is having its Holiday Concert on Wednesday, Dec. 21 at 1 p.m. in the school gym.
Taize Prayer Service
Taize Prayer Service will be on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 5 p.m. at St. Ann's By-The-Sea.
BIYC Maritime Scholarship
Applications for the B.I. Yacht Club Maritime Scholarship will be accepted until Feb. 1, 2017. Students who have graduated from the Block Island School, intend to pursue maritime careers, and are currently enrolled in a college undergraduate maritime program are eligible. Information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jim Fiorato at 466-3000.