On The Block

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:45am

Fun Fridays  
Fun activities after school every Friday at the Island Free Library at 1 p.m. A different activity every week like Legos, arts and crafts, board games, and STEM projects.

Study Hall  
On Tuesdays from 5 to 7 p.m., the Island Free Library is hosting “Power Hours for Scholars.” Staff will be on hand to supervise and facilitate research, monitor group projects, and answer basic comprehension questions. Free pizza!

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

Ecumenical Choir Practice
There will be Ecumenical Choir Practice for the Easter Concert every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church.

Free Artist Studio Space  
Winter Artist Studio at the Spring Street Gallery. Dec 1, through April 1. Stay creative this winter and connect with other artists. See upcoming classes in Calendar. Call Paige (401) 575-8810 or Eileen (401) 466-9725 with questions.

Hurricanes Home Basketball Games  

The Girls Varsity has games on Saturday, Jan. 6, against North Providence at 12:30 p.m.; on Saturday, Jan. 20, against Central at 12:15 p.m.; on Saturday, Jan. 27, against Central Falls at 12:30 p.m. The Boys Varsity has games on Friday, Jan. 5, against Grove at 2:30 p.m.; Friday, Jan. 19, against New Testament at 2:30 p.m.; on Wednesday, Jan. 24, against Oxford at 12:30 p.m. All games played at the Block Island School gym.

Common Ground Coffeehouse 

Friday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m., the Common Ground Coffeehouse at the Harbor Church presents “Dunkirk,” a film written and directed by Christopher Nolan chronicling the evacuation of British soldiers from Dunkirk, France, in 1940. A complimentary supper will be served at 6:30 p.m., and coffee and dessert will be available before the film. Donations are appreciated.

Helping Hands Food Pantry  

Every other Wednesday at the Harbor Church. The next Helping Hands Food Pantry will be Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 1 to 5 p.m.

Crazy-as-a-Coot Bird Walk

It’s being held this Tuesday, Jan. 16, at a.m. Call (401) 595-7055 for location.

Grief Group  

There is a free Grief Support Group meeting being held on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m. at the Community Center meeting room.

Film & Soup

The next movie will be “A Plastic Ocean.” The show date is Tuesday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Island Free Library. Bring a spoon and cup/bowl for the soup.

BIYC Maritime Scholarship  
Applications for the B.I. Yacht Club Maritime Scholarship will be accepted until Feb. 1, 2018. Graduates of the Block Island School who 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.

Hunter Safety Classes 
Classes will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Island Free Library. The cost is $35. There needs to be a minimum of 10 people signed up for the instructor to come to the Island. The deadline to sign up is Friday, Jan. 26. Call the Recreation Dept. at (401) 466-3223 to sign up.