On The Block

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 8:15pm

Common Ground Summer Concert On Friday Nights

The Harbor Church Summer Concert Series will feature Paul Sachs of New Jersey on the lawn on June 7 at 7 p.m. 

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.

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.

Drug Addiction & Recovery Film debuts on Block Island

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), BI affiliate is cosponsoring the screening of the feature film “Underdog” with the Block Island Film Festival at Ballard’s on Friday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. There is an admission charge for this event, NAMI-BI will be picking up the cost for all youth 18 and under.

Events Around Town June 9-15

Restaurant week runs from June 9 through 14. Enjoy discounts on meals and activities; visit the Chamber of Commerce for details. The B.I. Walking Festival is June 10 through 12 with an opening reception at the B.I. Historical Society on June 10 at 3 p.m.  The B.I. Film Festival takes place June 11 through 15 at Ballard’s and The National Hotel. The Block Island Music Festival takes place from June 11 through June 16 at Captain Nick’s.

Farmer’s Market Begins

Head to Legion Park for the first Farmer’s Market of the season on Saturday, June 15, from 9 to 11:30 a.m.

Block Island School Graduation

Sunday, June 16 at The Spring House, 12 p.m.

Crazy-as-a-Coot Bird Walk

Tuesday, June 18 at 8 a.m. Call (401) 595-7055 for location.