The Block Island Times

Island Adventures

By Kathleen Mitchell | Feb 01, 2013

We have some exciting news for you! Starting in February, you will be able to find all of your activities for the month listed under “Calendar” on the Block Island Times website.

For those of you not on the computer, we will continue to post a monthly calendar around town and will have extra copies at the Community Center so you can decorate your fridge.

We hope this helps you to find all your favorite activities! Check out our special events below.

Friday, February 1

Chair Aerobics: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Community Center. Work out. Feel sexy in time for Valentines Day. $3

Soup Group: 12:30 p.m to 1:30 p.m. Community Center. Great group enjoys great soup. $3

Saturday, February 2

Coffee, Tea or Smoothie Social: 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Community Center. You won’t believe what you just drank! $2

Beautiful Bereavement: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Community Center. For those of us who wish to share our losses and feel comforted by friends.

Monday, February 4

Meditations Monday: 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Community Center. Research shows  that stress reduction is critical to good health. Explore meditation, breath work or guided imagery. $2

Dining Delivered: It’s Meatloaf Monday at the B.I.G. Call Betsey DeMaggio (in advance please) at 466-2339 to have yours delivered to your home just in time for lunch. $5

Tuesday, February 5

Chair Aerobics: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Community Center. Exercise is sexy! $3

Lunch Bunch: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Community Center. Are you tired of the same ole, same ole, for lunch, by yourself? Why not dine on a deluxe meal with friends? $4

Heating Assistance: 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (during Lunch Bunch) Community Center. Our guest speaker, Suzanne Carson, (South County Community Action) will be back, joining us for lunch, with all sorts of information, and assistance, for you. If you’re a really good listener, you may have dessert!

Wednesday, February 6

Wednesday Walks: 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Heinz Field. Do a few laps, have a few laughs. See you there. Wear your old shoes... you’ll soon see why.

Thursday, February 7

Dining Delivered: Special delivery for our seniors from the B.I.G to your kitchen table. Call Betsey at 466- 2339, in advance please. $5

Valentine’s Day Jewelry: 1 p.m to 2 p.m. Community Center. Barbara Battey keeps coming back by popular demand. First she taught us to make a simple, sea glass bracelet, then beautiful sterling sea glass earrings and now we will be working with copper to make a heart shaped pin with a crystal accent, just in time for Valentines Day. (Hey guys, your honey would love this as a gift, handmade from you, for Valentines Day) Cost $20. Scholarships available.

Friday, February 8

Chair Aerobics: 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Community Center. Work it Baby! $3

Soup Group: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Community Center. Mmm, Mmm good. That’s what Soup Group soup is, Mmm, Mmm good! $3

Upcoming Specials:

Knife Sharpening with Sam Spak

Sensational Salad with Betty Lincoln

Pequot Museum &/or Gaming at Foxwoods/MGM

Reach Kathleen Mitchell, RDH, CHC, at, at 401-466-5419, ext 2, or at P.O. Box 220, Block Island, RI 02807.

P.S. Please call or email me what would be your:

Favorite day (not just Wednesdays)

Favorite time of day to walk with friends and

Favorite place to go for a Wednesday Walk. Thank you.

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