On The Block
Common Ground Event
There will be no Common Ground Event this week.
Lunch Bunch will resume Jan. 8 at the Community Center.
Island Free Library Event
Friday, Dec. 28 and Sat., Dec. 29, a Harry Potter movie marathon starts each morning at 10 a.m. Contact the library for details at (401) 466-3233 or www.islandfreelibrary.com.
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.
BIYC Maritime Scholarship
Applications for the B.I. Yacht Club Maritime Scholarship will be accepted until Feb. 1, 2019. 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 email@example.com or call Jim Fiorato at 466-3000.