On The Block
Common Ground Event
Harbor Church, Friday, Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. The film “The Nativity Story” is a retelling of Joseph and Mary’s incredible journey of hope and discovery.
Island Free Library Holiday Events
Kid’s Store will be open on Friday, Dec. 21, from 12 to 4 p.m. and on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 22 at 1 p.m., Lars Trodson reads by the fire from his book “The Christmas Traveler.” Thursday, Dec. 27 to Sat., Dec. 29, a Harry Potter movie marathon starts every morning at 10 a.m. Contact the library for details at (401) 466-3233 or www.islandfreelibrary.com.
Christmas Pageant & Candlelight Service
Monday, Dec. 24 at 4:30 p.m. Come to the Harbor Church. There will be a family celebration with a Christmas play, carol singing, and kid-friendly candles.
Lunch bunch will resume Jan. 8 at the Community Center.
Community Bird Census
Wednesday, Dec. 26 at 9 a.m. Meet at Sachem Pond to look at sea ducks, and plan the day. Call Kim at (401) 595-7055 for more information.
Film & Soup
Thursday, Dec. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Island Free Library. “The Big Year” presented by The Nature Conservancy and Island Free Library. Bring a spoon and cup/bowl for the soup.
Saturday, Dec. 29 at 1 p.m. Meet at the Hodge Preserve on Corn Neck Road and walk Clay Head.
New Year’s Eve Ball
There is a New Year’s Eve Ball on Monday, Dec. 31, at 9:30 p.m. at the Yellow Kittens. Entertainment by DJ Libre. Music, Dancing, and a champagne toast at midnight!
The Polar Plunge is on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at noon at the Town Beach.
Helping Hands Food Pantry
The next Helping Hands Food Pantry will be Wednesday, Jan. 2 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Harbor Church.
Dim Sum Dinner — To Go!
The Block Island 10th grade students are having a “Dim Sum Dinner To Go” fundraiser for their Further Afield trip on Monday, Jan. 14. Dim sum is $20 per person and can be picked up between 4:30 and 6 p.m. at the 1661 Inn. Quantities are limited. All dinners must be pre-ordered by Monday, Jan. 7. Call Charlotte at 466-2129 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your dim sum.