On The Block

Thu, 05/30/2019 - 8:30pm

Common Ground Events On Friday Nights

Friday, May 31 The movie “Ben is Back “ a dramatic, suspense-filled story about the challenges surrounding a recovering addict’s family as he strives to live clean and sober. Complimentary meal at 6:30 p.m. Movie at 7 p.m.

Pickle Ball

Pickle Ball at the school gym on Sundays from 2 to 4 p.m. Equipment and play instructions provided. All levels welcome. For information call Bud Martin at (401) 466-5224 or email Bud_Martin2001@yahoo.com.

Environmental Care Discussion Group

All are invited to come explore vital concerns for our planet. Topics will include environmental ethics, climate change, consumer choices, environmental justice, and becoming better stewards. Group will meet on Saturday morning, June 1 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Harbor Church.

Horseshoe Crab Survey & Tagging

Saturday, June 1, at 7 p.m., Monday, June 3 at 8:30 p.m. and Wednesday, June 5 at 10 a.m. All at  Andy’s Way, Corn Neck Road.

Frederick J. Benson Memorial Scholarship

Applications are ready to be picked up at Ballard Hall Real Estate. If you need one emailed to you, please contact Michele Phelan at (401) 741-6577 or michelezphelan@gmail.com. Deadline: June 9.

Crazy-as-a-Coot Bird Walk

Tuesday, June 4 at 8 a.m. Call (401) 595-7055 for location.

Walk The Walls

Friday, June 7 at 10 a.m. Meet at the corner of West Side Road and Old Mill Road.

Not New Boutique Opening Sale

Saturday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Exceptionally good used clothing, shoes and accessories at great prices. Donations of good used clothing, shoes may be left at the parish center throughout the summer.

Gardeners' Spring Plant Swap

Everyone is invited to the annual Block Island Gardeners’ Spring Plant Swap on Saturday, June 8 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. (rain or shine), on the porch of the Historical Society.  Enjoy sharing gardening ideas, and pick up extra plants for your garden.  Light refreshments will be served.  Any questions, contact Maude at (401) 466-5676.

St. Ann’s Annual Tag Sale

Saturday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the new deck at St. Ann’s. Rain date June 9.

Spring Festival

Saturday, June 8 starting at 4 p.m. till dusk. Food, children’s activities, live music, auction and vendor tables. All happening at Harbor Church.

American Legion Auxiliary Annual Yard Sale

Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of Ocean and Connecticut Avenues. Donations can be dropped off morning of the yard sale between 8 and 9 a.m. Support our Veterans (no electronics or heavy metals please). For any questions, call or text Betty Jean (401) 465-9943. Volunteers of all ages always welcome. Community service certificate available to students who volunteer their time.