Videographer Zing Gee is back with highlights from the first half of the Girls Basketball Senior Night versus Rogers.
Ed. Note: We will do better making sure we give the correct information about trash and recycling pickup and we apologize for bad information. Recycling is ON this week. For the full 2015 pickup schedule, click here.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
Affordable Housing Task Force meeting: Find the agenda here. Conference Room B at Town Hall. 9 a.m.
Community & Senior Center Advisory Committee meeting: Here’s the agenda. At Swift Community Center. 1 p.m.
Special fundraiser for 8-year-old Benjamin McDermott: A meet-and-greet will be held with Jenna Blum, a New York Times bestselling author is taking place between 5 and 7 p.m. to benefit Benjamin McDermott, an 8-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy II. For a $20 donation, guests will receive a signed copy of one of Blum’s publications. There will also be raffles at the event. Find out more on the Reading With Robin blog here. At Panera, 1000 Division Road.
EGHS Basketball Playoffs: It’s back-to-back action at home tonight, with the Girls taking on Juanita Sanchez at 6 p.m. and the Boys versus Middletown at 7:45 p.m.
School Committee meeting: The panel will discuss the 2016 fiscal year budget and the revised strategic plan outline and get updates on proposals including full-time kindergarten, school start times, and the academic calendar. Find the full agenda here. In the library at Cole Middle School (2nd floor), at 7 p.m.
Zoning Board meeting: The board will hear four different applications – find the agenda here. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 25
Academic Calendar forum: The ad hoc panel weighing changes to the school calendar will hold a forum in the cafeteria at EGHS at 9:30 a.m.
Cole PTG meeting: The February meeting takes place at 9:30 a.m. at Cole. Newcomers welcome.
AfterProm EG Community Outreach meeting: All are welcome. At Wild Harvest, South County Trail. 6 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 26
Tre Monti Winery winemaker @ Savory Grape: The Savory Grape is pleased to welcome Vittorio Navacchia, owner and winemaker of Tre Monti Winery. Navacchia is visiting from the Emilia-Romagana region of Italy and was recently featured by Anthony Bourdain on The Travel Channel. From 5 to 7 p.m.
School Start Time Committee forum: The ad hoc panel to examine middle and high school start times is holding a second community forum to hear more about the rationale behind moving to a slightly later school start time. Brown University’s Dr. Mary Carskadon, one of the nation’s leading experts on the interrelation between the circadian timing system and sleep/wake patterns of children and adolescents, will be presenting. In the library at Cole Middle School (2nd floor), at 7 p.m.
CWC meeting: Citizens Who Care meets at Town Hall. All are welcome. 9:30 a.m.