The Block Island Times

More adventures on and off the island

Hosted by your Senior Advisory Committee
By Kathleen Mitchell | Oct 26, 2012


Friday, October 26th:

Medicare Made Easy: Today at the Community Center. Meet our guest speaker, Suzanne Carson from South County Community Action, and either schedule a free appointment for a personal consult (call Gail Pierce to set this up at 466-5470) or join us for Q&A at the Soup Group. Free!

Share some Soup with the Soup Group: At the Community Center at 12:30 (Medicare Q&A answered today, following lunch) Cost $3

Monday, October 29th:

Going to America: Leave on the 8:15 boat and return on the 4:45 boat. (Call me at 466-7712 to sign up) The van will be going to Westerly in the morning and back to Wakefield in the afternoon for your shopping needs or movie matinee. The cost of your van transportation on the mainland is free.

Meditation Monday is at the Community Center at 9:00 a.m. Come and explore different forms of meditation. Cost $2

Tuesday, October 30th:

Block Island Bikers: Bundle up and bike with us. Meet at Mabel’s at 11:00. Free

Lunch Bunch: Lots of lunch with a happy bunch at the Community Center at 12:30. Cost $4

Wednesday, October 31st:

Wednesday Walk & Wednesday Walk: Now you have the choice of morning walk or an afternoon walk. New Location! Meet us at Rebecca’s statue at either 9:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. and walk and talk with us. You will be so glad that you did! Free of course.

Happy Halloween: Do you miss seeing the children all dressed up, for Halloween, in their costumes? Then why not join us as we hand out candy to the children at the Community Center from 5:00-6:00 p.m. Call for a ride if you would like one. (Call Gail Pierce at 466-5470)

Thursday, November 1st:

Tai Chi Twice: Classes will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the Community Center and 4:00 p.m. at the Library. Pick what time and place works best for you!

Friday, November 2nd:

Sensational Soup Group: Join us at the Community Center, at 12:30, for sensational soup, bread, drinks and dessert! Cost $3


Trips to America: (Please remember to sign up in advance for these trips to the mainland at 466-5419)

Thursday, November 8th - Trip to RISD Museum and then to Providence Place Mall for lunch and shopping. $15 for museum entrance.

Monday, November 19th- Trip to Slater Mill, brown bag lunch on the van, food shopping for Thanksgiving. $10 for museum entrance.

Monday, December 3rd, Trip to Wrentham Premium Outlet Stores. We will have almost 4 hours for shopping and lunch in total.

Thursday, December 13th, Holiday theatre show “Greetings” at the Newport Cabaret. $45 for show and meal.

Thursday, December 20th, Trip to scenic Wickford for window shopping and lunch, followed by food shopping for Holidays in the afternoon.

Stay tuned for Chair Aerobics and Nia Classes starting the week of November 12th!

Please call us if you would like a ride to any of these activities on the island (466-5470).

Keep your ideas a’ coming!

Kathleen Mitchell, RDH, CHC

Senior Coordinator, Senior Advisory Committee, Town of New Shoreham

401-466-5419 ext 2

P.O. Box 220, Block Island, RI 02807




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