On The Block

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:45am

Harbor Church Open House
The public is invited to a Christmas Open House at the Parsonage on the second floor of the Harbor Church, the residence of Steve and Becca Hollaway, on Friday, Dec. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All ages are also welcome on Christmas Eve (Saturday) at 7 p.m. for the Candles and Carols service in the beautifully decorated sanctuary of the Harbor Church.

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. Study Hall is Suspended from Friday, Dec. 23 to Monday, Jan 2.

Lunch Bunch
There is no Lunch Bunch on Tuesday, Dec. 27. It will resume on Tuesday, Jan 3, at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center.

Hurricanes Home Basketball Games
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 Thursday, Dec. 29, at 12:30 p.m. Boys Varsity plays Highlander on Friday, Jan. 6, at 2:30 p.m. Girls Varsity plays Tiverton on Saturday, Jan. 7, at 12:30 p.m. All games are played at the Block Island School.

Kids' Store
The Kids' Store will be open on Friday, Dec, 23, from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Island Free Library.

Community Bird Census
The Ocean View Foundation is having its Annual Community Bird Census Monday, Dec. 26, at 9 a.m. Meet at Sachem Pond.

Films & Soup
The Ocean View Foundation and the Island Free Library present: Films & Soup - showing  "The Yes Men are Revolting" Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the library. Bring a spoon and a cup/bowl, to share the soup!

Taize Prayer Service
There will be no Taize Prayer Service on Wednesday, Dec. 28. The next metting will be Wednesday, Jan. 25, 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.

Prayer Shawl Minisrty
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will be meeting on Monday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church.

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.