On The Block

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:45am

Common Ground Coffee House  
On Friday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. the Common Ground Coffeehouse at the Harbor Church will present “Arrival.” A light supper will be served at 6:30 p.m. and coffee and dessert will be available for the film. 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.

Tech Talk
The Island Free Library is hosting discussions about the latest technology and Q & A about digital devices every Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free advice and free tips. Everyone is Welcome!

Helping Hands Food Pantry  
The next Helping Hands Food Pantry is Wednesday, Mar. 8. 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 for school break and will resume on Sunday, Mar. 5.

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

Stump the Naturalist
Stump The Naturalist is on Sunday, Feb. 26, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Island Free Library.

Expedition Block Island
Expedition Block Island explores the southern part of Harbor Pond on Monday, Feb. 27, at 1 p.m. Meet at the Beach Avenue bridge.

Film & Soup
On Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Island Free Library Film & Soup is showing “Rara Avis” (about JJ Audubon). Bring a spoon and bowl/cup for sharing the soup.

Expedition Block Island
Expedition Block Island explores West Beach to Andy’s Way on Wednesday, March 1, at 1 p.m. Meet at the beach end of West Beach Rd.

Blood Drive
There will be a Blood Drive on Thursday, Mar. 2, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Harbor Church. Don’t forget to bring your driver’s license or another form of identification. For more information call 800-283-8385 or visit ribc.org.

Expedition Block Island:
Expedition Block Island explores Sachem Pond and the Uplands on Friday, March 3, at 2 p.m. Meet at Settlers Rock on Corn Neck Rd.

Bereavement Group
The Bereavement Group will be meeting on Sunday, Mar. 5, at St. Ann’s By-The-Sea at 3 p.m.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner
The Block Island Lions Club is hosting its annual St Patrick’s Day Buffet on Saturday, Mar. 11, from 12 to 4 p.m. at Yellow Kittens. Tickets are $18 for adults. Proceeds benefit the meeting street school.

St. Paddy’s Day Brunch
The Catholic Ladies Guild will be having their annual St. Paddy’s Day Brunch on Sunday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Andrew Parish Center.

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

Follow The Voyage Program
The Island Free Library is hosting a Follow The Voyage Program with pizza and films to follow along with the students of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. “In The Heart Of The Sea” Will be shown on Tuesday, Mar. 14, at 6 p.m.