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Monday, March 1
“Making Cents Out of Banking” – The East Greenwich Free Library is hosting the virtual program “Making Cents Out of Banking,” an hour-long presentation on the basics of banking. Hind Benyoussef from Webster Bank will cover the following topics: financial wellness, different types of bank accounts, the psychology behind spending, and building budget plans and spending. There will be a Q&A session at the end as well. The program is free for patrons. To attend, send an email to [email protected] and they will send you a link to the webex meeting. 2 p.m.
Tuesday, March 2
Special Election – The single poll at Swift Community Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Find information about the seven bond questions on the ballot HERE. If you have a mail ballot, you may drop it in the special box set up outside of the EG Police Department, 176 First Avenue, no later than 8 p.m. Tuesday. Or you can drop the ballot off Tuesday at Swift during polling hours.
School Committee Meeting – On the agenda, the panel will review the 2021-22 calendar; Supt. Alexis Meyer will update the committee about COVID-19 and end-of-year planning; and a budget workshop on elementary, secondary and curriculum. Find the agenda, including the Zoom link, here: School Committee Meeting 3/2/21.
Wednesday, March 3
Warwick Center for the Arts Collage Workshops – They are offering “Collage Story Block” workshops, with sessions for youths (from 3:30 to 5 p.m.) and teens/adults (from 5:30 to 7 p.m.).
Cost: Youth class: $30 member/$35 nonmember. Teen/adult class: $40 member/$45 nonmember. Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Rd., Warwick. For further information: www.warwickcfa.org. Or call: 401-737-0010
Saturday, March 6
Audubon Society Nature Center & Aquarium Family Fun Days – A free first Saturday of the month, courtesy of Citizens Bank. Families can explore environmental exhibits representing Rhode Island’s diverse habitats, from upland meadow and cornfields to wetlands, salt marshes and the Narragansett Bay shoreline. Situated on the beautiful 28-acre McIntosh Wildlife Refuge, visitors can enjoy Audubon’s beautiful nature trails and Rose-Pollinator Discovery Garden. The Nature Center and Aquarium offers a wide variety of education programs as well as outreach to schools throughout the state. Please note: Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, face masks and social distancing are required. Participants must bring their own masks. Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol, RI; March 6, 2021; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Free.