On The Block

Fri, 02/10/2017 - 11:45am

Common Ground Coffee House 
On Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church, the Common Ground Coffeehouse will present “Loving,” based on the true story of an interracial couple in 1958 Virginia. Complimentary supper at 6:30 p.m. No charge but donations are welcome.

2017 July 4th celebration 
The theme of this year’s parade is “Block Island Memories.” Fireworks will be held on Sunday, July 2 (rain date July 3). Donations are needed to reserve bands and fireworks. Please send to Double Ender Committee, PO Box 808, Block Island, R.I. 02807.

Artist Studio Space
Artist studio space available at Spring Street Gallery, through April 1. Call Eileen Miller for more information at 466-9725.

Helping Hands Food Pantry 
The next Helping Hands Food Pantry is Wednesday, Feb. 22. 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.

Hurricanes Home Basketball Games 
Girls Varsity plays Rocky Hill on Friday, Feb. 10, at 2:30 p.m. Girls Varsity plays Blackstone Valley Prep on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 1 p.m. Boys Varsity plays Blackstone Valley Prep on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m. All games are played at the Block Island School.

Valentine’s Day Candy Sale
The Block Island School Friends will be selling See’s Chocolates starting Friday, Feb. 3, to Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Island Free Library. Great chocolates, great choices! All proceeds benefit the Block Island School. Please stop in to shop during library hours.

Island Free Library Events
Saturday, Feb. 11, Follow the Voyage Movie & Pizza at 12:30 p.m. Showing “The Guardian” as part of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy program.
Sunday, Feb. 12, Kids’ Valentines Party at 12:30 p.m. Come make bird seed ornaments, eat yummy snacks, and watch a movie!

Those Amazing Seals 
Learn about these wonderful winter residents and marine mammals that can be seen this time of year. Sponsored by the James Stover Exploration Series. Saturday, Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. at St. Andrew Parish Center parking lot.

Valentine Making & Pancakes
A fundraiser for the Block Island Wellness Coalition at the Block Island School Cafeteria on Sunday, Feb. 12, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $5 per person. Featuring
Chef Glen!

Prayer Shawl Ministry
The Prayer Shawl Ministry will be meeting on Monday, Feb. 13, at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church.

Bow Safety Course
The Recreation Department is sponsoring a Bow Hunter Safety Course. The class is two days. Saturday, Feb. 18, and Sunday, Feb. 19, The cost is $35 per person. The DEM requires a minimum of 10 students.

CPR Class
A community CPR and first aid class being offered by the Rescue Squad on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. The cost is $25.00 per person, in the Rescue building. Call 466-3220 or stop in to dispatch to sign up.

Taize Prayer Service
Taize Prayer Service will be meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 5 p.m. at St. Ann’s By-The-Sea.