On The Block

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 5:15pm


Friday, Oct. 19 at the Harbor Church. Meal at 6:30 p.m. and an inspiring movie at 7 p.m. “Gravity”. An out-of-this-world adventure story of space exploration starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, and Ed Harris. Winner of seven Academy Awards.

Hurricanes Home Games

Saturday, Oct. 27 the Girls Varsity Volleyball team will be playing a home game against Narragansett High School at the School at 12:45 p.m.

Halloween Party and Parade

Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. at the Library. Wear your costume, play Halloween games, make spooky Halloween crafts, and go trick or treating down Dodge Street. The parade will start around 2 p.m. Don’t miss it!

Halloween Party and Costume Contest

Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Yellow Kittens. $10 cover to benefit the Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, with DJ Dugan.

Candidates Night

Sponsored by The Block Island Times and the Block Island Residents Association. Candidates for Town Council and state offices will answer your questions. Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m. at the Block Island School library.

Blood Drive

Thursday, Nov. 1 from 1 to 5p.m. at Harbor Church. Don’t forget to bring your driver’s license or another form of identification when you donate.

Peace Project

Thursday, Nov. 1 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Library. Susan Matheke will introduce a feature-length dance film, “Young Men,” shot on location in northern France with the BalletBoyz dance company. Stay for discussion.

Saturday Soiree

Saturday, Nov. 3  at the Island Free Library from 4 to 6 p.m. Block Island Authors: Block Island Stories, along with wine and cheese. All are welcome.

Ecumenical Choir Practice

The Ecumenical Choir will be having practice for the fall concerts every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Harbor Church. All who love to sing are welcome.

Crazy-As-A-Coot Walk

Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. call Kim for location at (401) 595-7055.

Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch Nov. 6, at 12:30 p.m. at the Community Center.

Helping Hands Food Pantry 

Helping Hands Food Pantry will be Wednesday, Nov. 7  from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Harbor Church.

Shred It & Forget It

A free paper shredding and recycling event will take place on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town Hall parking lot.

Annual Block Island Turkey Trot

Run or walk off your Thanksgiving feast with the annual 5K Turkey Trot on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The race starts at 12 p.m. at the Fred Benson State Beach. To register, download the form from the Chamber of Commerce website and return, completed, with payment to the Chamber. Or register online at active.com. Remember to register early to secure your race T-shirt.