On The Block

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 9:00pm

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.

Farmers Market

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

Block Island Ecumenical Choir

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church. Rehearsals for the fall concert. All who love to sing are welcome to join.

International Coastal Clean-up

Sunday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet at Fred Benson Town Beach.

B.I. Arts and Crafts Guild Fair

Sunday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Historical Society lawn. Ten percent of sales revenue goes to scholarships for Block Island art students. 

5th Annual Block Island Tango Invasion

Sunday, Sept. 22 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Harbor Church. Come with or without a partner. Introductory level class from 1 to 2:15 p.m.; practice dancing until 4 p.m. Donations accepted in support of Harbor Church programs. Contact: Willie Feuer or Susan Matheke at (401) 466-5149; wpfeuer@att.net; sqmatheke@att.net.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Sunday,  Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. the Alzheimer’s Association, R.I. Chapter, will put on Block Island’s first ever “Walk to End Alzheimer’s.” Registration can be done online at alz.org/ri/walk or by contacting Bella Garcia at either (401) 421-0008 or agarcia@alz.org.

TGIF (Thank God It’s Fall) Party

Sunday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fred Benson Town Beach there will be a beach bonfire to celebrate a wonderful summer season and welcome fall. Refreshments, music, gratitude sharing, and more. This is a Harbor Church event.

Parish Center 40th Anniversary

Sunday, Sept. 22 at the St. Andrew Parish Center from 3 to 6 p.m. Entertainment and snacks provided. All are welcome.


Tuesday, Sept. 24. The movie “The Life Aquatic” will be playing at the Fred Benson Town Beach Pavilion starting at 7 p.m.

Bird Walk

Wednesday, Sept. 25. Meet at Andy’s Way at 9 a.m. Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy.

Magical History Bus Tour

Saturday, Sept. 28. Departing from the Block Island Chamber of Commerce at 1:30 p.m. See the island's most historical and compelling sights. For further information and to reserve your space, call (401) 466-2474.

Citizen Science: King Tide Primer

Monday, Sept. 30 at 9:30 a.m. Meet at the beach end of West Beach Road.

Sunset - Moonset Evening Walk

Monday, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. Meet at Hodge Preserve on Corn Neck Road. Bring a chair or blanket and insect repellant for your viewing comfort.