On The Block

Fri, 12/16/2016 - 11:45am

Common Ground Coffee House
The Block Island Ukeladies will lead a Christmas Singalong at the Common Ground Coffeehouse in Harbor Church on Friday, December 16, at 7 p.m. There will be familiar carols, funny songs, and an audience-participation musical comedy skit. No charge. A complimentary light supper and goodies served at 6:30 p.m.

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. 28. Helping Hands Food Pantry is open every other Wednesday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at the Harbor Church.

Study Hall
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
Lunch Bunch is every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center.

Holiday Stroll
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
Boys Varsity plays St. Andrews on Friday, Dec. 16, at 2:30 p.m. Girls Varsity plays Toll Gate on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 12:30 p.m. Boys Varsity plays R.I. School of the Deaf on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 2:15 p.m. Girls JV plays R.I. School of the Deaf on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 3:45 p.m. Girls Varsity plays St. Patrick on Friday, Dec. 23, at 2:30 p.m. Girls Varsity plays Davies on Wednesday, Dec. 28, at 11:30 a.m. Girls Varsity plays Shea on Thusday, Dec. 29, at 12:30 p.m. All games are played at the Block Island School.

Library Holiday Events
Friday, Dec. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m.: Gingerbread house program.
Saturday, Dec. 17, From 12 to 3 p.m.: Kids' Store.
Tuesday, Dec. 20, to Thursday, Dec. 22, From 3 to 4:30 p.m.: Kids' Store.
Friday, Dec, 23, from 12 to 4 p.m.: Kids' Store.

Santa At The Fire Barn
Santa will be arriving 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.

Lessons & Carols
The B.I. Ecumenical Choir invites you to Join them for Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 3 p.m. at the Harbor Church.

Crazy-As-A-Coot Bird Walk
The Ocean View Foundation's Crazy-as-a-Coot Bird Walk will be on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 9 a.m. Call 401-595-7055 for location.

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.

Bereavement Group
There will be no meeting on Sunday, Jan. 1. The next Bereavement Group meeting will be on Sunday, Feb. 5, at 3 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 biyc02807@gmail.com or call Jim Fiorato at 466-3000.