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Will the Gaspee Rise from the Ashes? New Doc Holds the Answer

The commemoration of the burning of the Gaspee concludes this weekend in Pawtuxet Village. CREDIT: Gaspee Days website; original image: The Burning of the Gaspee, by Charles DeWolf Brownell.
Has the HMS Gaspee been found? Visit Pilgrim Senior Center on Nov. 13 for the presentation of a new documentary that may answer that question. CREDIT: Gaspee Days website; original image: The Burning of the Gaspee, by Charles DeWolf Brownell.

Warwick, RI — A couple of cinematic treats are on the upcoming calender for Warwick, including a brand new documentary on the HMS Gaspee.

Can’t Miss:

‘Search for the HMS Gaspee’ free showing:

Pilgrim Senior Center hosts a free showing of the Capitol TV-produced documentary, “Search for the HMS Gaspee,” starting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Following the 38-min. presentation, there will also be a panel discussion including some of the people who have been active in trying to locate the remains of the British boat burned by Colonial rebels on June 10, 1772.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014:

‘Dial M for Murder’ at Ocean State Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

It’s the last weekend for the Frederick Knott classic murder thriller. Catch a performance before the final curtain falls on Nov. 16. Tickets are $34/44/49. [Order online here]

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014:

‘Maleficent’ at Warwick Public Library, 3 p.m.

If you missed in the theaters — or just want to see it again — the central branch of Warwick Library is hosting a showing of “Maleficent,” starring Angelina Jolie.

Mark Your Calendar:

Thanksgiving in Warwick isn’t just about football — although there are two great match-ups scheduled, with Toll Gate visiting Hendricken Wednesday night and Pilgrim hosting Vets on Turkey Day — it’s also about the 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Warwick Rotary and Warwick Schools.

Registration kicks off at 8 a.m. at the baseball parks in City Park. Local schools,Warwick Rotary Charity Fund and the Westbay Marketplace Food Pantry are the recipients of the funds and nonperishable food items collected for the event.

Fees are $10 + a food donation for adults , $5 + a food donation for the 6-to-18-year-old set, and a food donation for youngsters under 5. Get more info by emailing [email protected] or find registration forms here.

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