EG Calendar: Candidate Forums, Farmers Market

by | Oct 2, 2022

Above:  Early fall means the last of summer flowers and vegetables – a final burst of beauty. The Goddard Park Farmers Market can hook you up this Friday.

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This Week

Monday, Oct. 3

Town & School Candidate Forums – You will be able to hear from School Committee and Town Council candidates on a variety of topics as they respond to questions we’ve gathered from readers at the first floor lecture hall at New England Tech. These forums are organized by EG News and the EG Chamber of Commerce, with the generous support of NEIT and the EG Rotary Club. School Committee candidates will meet at 5:30 and Town Council candidates will meet at 7. (Look for info on Oct. 12 General Assembly Candidate Forums below.) The public is welcome. The forums will be videotaped so they can be watched on demand.

Wednesday, Oct. 5

Yom Kippur – No school today in honor of the Jewish Day of Atonement.

Friday, Oct. 7

Farmers Market – The Goddard Park Farmers Market goes from 9 to noon. Find it at the first entrance to the park off Ives Road.

Saturday, Oct. 8

GBWC Yard Sale – [Rescheduled from Oct. 1] The Greenwich Bay Women’s Club is holding a yard sale on from 8 a.m. to noon at the Warwick Fire Station, 225 Potowomut Road. All proceeds will go the Hope Alzheimer’s Center and college grants for area high school students. For more information, email [email protected].

Sunday, Oct. 9

Deadline to Register to Vote in the Nov. 8 General Election – find out more HERE

Monday, Oct. 10

Indigenious Peoples’ Day / Columbus Day – No school today as we remember the people who inhabited the United States before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

Christian Zen Meditation – Oceans of Grace is offering Lime Rock Christian Zen Meditation classes every other Tuesday evening at 7, starting tonight. The in-person session will be led by Rev. Gene Dyszlewski via Zoom. All are welcome and it is free. Dates through October are 9/27, 10/11 and 10/25. Rev. Gene will also be joining soon for an in-person class. If you would like to register for the classes or have any questions, contact Jane Sullivan,  [email protected] or (401) 339-9797. 

Wednesday, Oct. 12

General Assembly Candidate Forums –You will be able to hear from House 30 and 24 and Senate 35 candidates on a variety of topics as they respond to questions we’ve gathered from readers (you can submit questions through Friday, Oct. 7). These forums are organized by EG News and the EG Chamber of Commerce, with the generous support of NEIT and the EG Rotary Club. The forums will run from 5:30 to 6:15, 6:30 to 7:15, and 7:30 to 8:15. The public is welcome. The forums will be videotaped so they can be watched on demand.

Friday, Oct. 14

Farmers Market – The Goddard Park Farmers Market goes from 9 to noon. Find it at the first entrance to the park off Ives Road.

Saturday, Oct. 15

‘Capturing the Past’ Plein Air Event at NE Wireless & Steam Museum – The East Greenwich Art Club and the New England Wireless & Steam Museum are co-sponsoring a plein air painting day on the grounds of the museum. The museum is offering a discounted entrance fee ($10) to artists throughout the region who wish to enter the grounds between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to draw, paint, or photograph the unique historic machines and buildings on site. For more information, contact newsm.org or eastgreenwichartclub.org.

Troop 2 Continues 100th Anniversary Celebration Troop 2 East Greenwich is inviting the community to help celebrate its 100th anniversary  from 2 to 5 p.m. at Academy Field, Swift Community Center and Troop 2’s Scout Hall on Spring Street. There will be displays, activities and tours and all are welcome.

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