Check out the week’s hottest events in The Week Ahead

Check out the week’s hottest events in The Week Ahead


Celebrate Mardi Gras on Tuesday and take care of your pancake fix at Christ Church Westerly’s annual “Shrove Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Pancake Supper” from 5 to 7 p.m. in the church hall. Sposnored by the acolytes and the Men’s Club of Christ Church, tickets are $7.50 for adults and $5 for children.


Test your spelling skills Tuesday when Savoy Bookshop & Café hosts an Adult Spelling Bee at this week’s Game Night. Spell your Signup is from 5:30 to 5:45. Contest will begin at 5:45 p.m. Contestant order is in the order of registration. Words will be drawn from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, 11th Edition, which serves as the final authority for the spelling of words. There will be prizes for the best spellers. Savoy Bookshop and Café is located at 10 Canal St., Westerly.


Celebrate your love on Valentine’s Day and allow the team of Weekapaug Inn experts to create an unforgettable evening for you and your sweetheart. Take pleasure in a cozy setting and a spectacular menu crafted by the inn’s culinary team. Various prices. Visit for details.


Hear some of the finest musicians in the region play guitar Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. at the “Pass the Guitar” fundraiser for the Westerly WARM Center. Suggested donation is $10 per person at the door. Take a chance on some great raffles and enjoy refreshments too. Christ Church Episcopal is located on Elm Street in Westerly.


Listen to the musical ensemble Cuatro Puntos on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. when the musicians, who are dedicated to universal access through the performance, writing, and teaching of music, celebrate the music and culture of Afghanistan at a special concert ​with video performances by Zohra, Kabul’s Afghan Women’s Orchestra, at Calvary Church, 27 Church St., Stonington. Admission is free, but there is a suggested donation of $10 per adult.


Catch up with Joshua A. McClure, retired pastor of Pleasant Street Baptist Church, who served as a pastor of the church for 32 years, Sunday at 2 p.m. when Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an author talk and book-signing for McLure’s new book “Are You Jesus?” For more information, visit Savoy Bookshop & Café is located at 10 Canal St., Westerly.


Head to the the Knickerbocker Music Center on Saturday to hear Josiah Johnson, from The Head and the Heart, at an 8 p.m. show. Tickets $15 in advance, $19 at the door. Visit


Support a local friend-of-animals organization and learn to paint a pup on a cup Sunday at a Stand Up For Animals painting event at the Bradford Citizens Club from 1 to 4 p.m. when participants will receive materials and instructions on how to paint a set of glasses. Tickets are $35 for adults and $25 for kids. Reserve your tickets at

— Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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