Recycling is ON. Appliance pickup third Saturday of the month but you must call DPW first (886-8620). For the full 2015 pickup schedule, click here.
Monday, March 23
AfterPromEG meeting: The Raffle Committee is meeting at Wild Harvest, 1675 South County Trail, at 5:30 p.m. Newcomers welcome!
Joint Council–School Committee meeting: They will be discussing the 2014 audit and the 2016 budget. At Swift Community Center – NOTE LOCATION! 7 p.m.
Town Council meeting: The Town Council will hold a regular meeting after its joint session with the School Committee. Here’s the agenda. At Swift Community Center – NOTE LOCATION!
Wednesday, March 25
Lunch on the Hill: Every Wednesday in the dining room at St. Luke’s, 99 Peirce St., lunch is served for all in need, from 11:15 to 12:15. In addition to St. Luke’s, Our Lady of Mercy, Christ Church and Westminister Unitarian churches have all taken on a Wednesday to serve the meal and local restaurants Jiggers, Wild Harvest, Crosby’s Cafe, and T’s take turns providing the food. If you are interested in helping, contact Steve McCloughlin ([email protected] or 225-5540) or Steve Bartlett ([email protected] 885-5889).
Thursday, March 26
Citizens Who Care meeting: The group meets in the conference room across from Council Chambers at Town Hall at 9:30 a.m.
Education Conversation @ NEIT: RIDE together with the EG Chamber of Commerce is hosting a conversation about public education at New England Tech from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Read more about it here.
‘Seeds of Hope’ fundraiser @ 1149: The Interfaith Counseling Center‘s Seed of Hope fundraiser takes place at 1149 Restaurant on Division Street at 6 p.m. ICC aims to make mental health counseling services available to all. There will be a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Tickets are $30 – buy them online here or you can pay at the door.
Friday, March 27
Teen Center: Sponsored by the Town of East Greenwich and the Town Substance Abuse Program, the Teen Center is a weekly drop-in location for teens to gather and “hang out” with other teens. At the gymnasium at Eldredge Elementary. For more information, contact Bob Houghtaling at 401-230-2246.
‘Empty Bowls’ RI Food Bank event: Here’s the lowdown from the RI Food Bank itself: “Join us for the biggest Empty Bowls event Rhode Island has ever seen. Enjoy local pottery and food at this casual family-friendly event! Choose a handmade artisanal bowl. Taste samples of soup, bread and dessert from local restaurants. Keep your bowl as a reminder that your support helps fill all the empty bowls in our community.” Find out more here. At Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.