On The Block

Thu, 08/29/2019 - 9:15pm

Common Ground Summer Concert Series

Friday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. Libby Johnson will be playing at the Harbor Church.

Lions Club Clambake

Saturday, Aug. 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Narragansett Inn.

B.I. Arts and Crafts Guild Fair

Sunday, Sept. 1 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Historical Society lawn. Ten percent of sales go to scholarships for Block Island art students.

Bird Walk

Wednesday, Sept. 4. Meet at Andy’s Way at 4 p.m. Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy.

Blood Drive

Thursday, Sept. 5 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Harbor Baptist Church.

NAMI BI Family Support Group

Saturday, Sept. 7 in the Island Free Library Room C, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone with a close friend or family member who is affected by living with mental illness is welcome. No commitment required, just see if the support helps.

Soup Group Every Tuesday

Meet at the Community Center at 12:30 p.m. If you need a ride or have a question, call Gail Pierce at (401) 466-5470 or Debbie Martin at (401) 466-5224.

Not New Boutique

The Boutique is extending sales into the first two weeks in September. The Not New Boutique will be open Wednesday, Sept. 4 and Wednesday, Sept.11 from 9 a.m. to  2 p.m. at the St. Andrew Parish Center on Spring Street. A final sale will be held on Saturday, Sept.. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with blow-out prices. Please do not send in donations after Sept. 1.

Farmers Market

Farmers Markets will be on Wednesdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at The Spring House and Saturdays from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Legion Park until Columbus Day Weekend.

SoundWaves Movie Night

Tuesday, Sept. 3. The movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off ” will be playing at the Fred Benson Town Beach Pavilion starting at 8 p.m.

Gardeners’ Edibles Luncheon

The Block Island Gardeners’ “Edibles from the Garden” is a pot-luck luncheon and speaker presentation. Noon on Thursday, Sept. 5 at The Narragansett. Bring a favorite dish or dessert containing an ingredient from the garden (or sea). URI Master Gardener Roger Jadosz will speak on outsmarting invasive species, and creating a backyard habitat. Bring a friend, too. Any questions, please contact Maude at (203) 233-4889.

CGSP Annual Meeting

Committee for the Great Salt Pond Annual Meeting. Sunday, Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. the Narragansett Inn. Learn about life on the Pond.

Run Around The Block

The 44th Annual 15k Road Race will take place Saturday, Sept. 7. Register at active.com.

Block Island Historical Society Annual Meeting

Sunday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. at The Narragansett Inn.

641 Cookbook Club

Wednesday, Sept 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Island Free Library. End of the summer bash and line dancing. All are welcome, but space is limited so please call or stop in to register. Phone is (401) 466-3233.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

On Sept. 22, the Alzheimer’s Association, R.I. Chapter, will put on Block Island’s first ever “Walk to End Alzheimer’s.” Registration is live and can be done online at www.alz.org/ri/walk or by contacting Bella Garcia at either (401) 421-0008 or agarcia@alz.org.