On The Block
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 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.
NAMI BI Family Support Group
Saturday, Oct. 5 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 or living with mental illness is welcome to attend and listen or speak as they wish.
Gardeners’ Fall Roundtable
The community is invited to the Block Island Gardeners’ program, “Lessons from the Garden,” on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center. Participants are encouraged to ask questions of fellow gardeners, and discuss the “good, bad, and ugly” of this year’s garden. Bring a friend. Light refreshments will be served. Any questions, please contact Maude at (203) 233-4889.
Crazy-as-a-Coot Bird Walk
Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 8 a.m. Call (401) 595-7055 for location.
Flu Shot Clinic
The Block Island Medical Center is having a Flu Shot Clinic — Tuesday, Oct. 8 and Thursday, Oct. 10 from 12 to 2 p.m.
Tick Talks: Lyme Disease and Ticks
With Dr. Peter Krause and Dr. Maria Diuk-Wasser — Saturday, Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the Island Free Library.
Farmers Market and B.I. Arts and Crafts Guild
This last Farmers Market will be combined with the season’s final Block Island Arts and Crafts Guild Fair at the Historical Society — Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13 at 11:30 a.m. there will be a Half Marathon starting at Fred Benson Town Beach. Register at active.com.
Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, Oct. 13 at noon, blessing of the animals at Abrams Farm with The Rev. Eletha Buote-Greig from St. Ann’s Episcopal Church.