EG Week: Land Trust-Council Meeting, Preventing Gun Violence

by | Mar 29, 2015

early crocusesRecycling is OFF, but the exciting news is that yard waste is being picked up this week. Think of it, Yard Waste! That means warm weather really is coming. 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 30

CCK Supper: Christ Community Kitchen is a monthly community dinner open to all. In the Dining Room at St. Luke’s church. 5 to 6:30 p.m.

AfterPromEG Community Outreach meeting: All are welcome. At Wild Harvest, South County Trail. 6 p.m.

EG Historic Preservation Society meeting: The next meeting will be on March 30th, Erica Luke, executive director of the Pettaquamscutt Historical Society, will be the speaker. The meeting starts with a potluck supper at 6:30, with the regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. It’s free and open to the public. At the Fireman’s Hall, 80 Queen St. (note change!). Call or email Sue Curado to let her know you’re coming – 884-4643, [email protected]. For more information, check out

Joint Town Council–Land Trust meeting: The Land Trust will give an overview of its mission and projects, followed by an executive session. The full Land Trust agenda is here. You’ll find the Town Council agenda here (they are similar but not exactly the same). 7 p.m. at Swift Community Center.

Tuesday, March 31

Ad Hoc Senior Center Advisory Committee meeting: The panel meets at Swift Community Center at 1 p.m. Here’s the agenda.

EG Tree Committee meeting: The group will be planning upcoming events and talking about the RI Tree Council Tree Steward course happening in May. Tree lovers welcome! SITE CHANGE: Felicia’s Coffee. Want to know more? Contact [email protected]. 6 p.m.

Preventing Gun Violence: The CWC and the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence are holding a roundtable discussion about legislative strategies and school initiatives for safer communities. All are welcome. 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Town Hall. For further information, please contact Lindsay Daskalopoulos, LICSW, Co-Chair, CWC, (401) 286-8508.

Wednesday, April 1

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).

Cove Commission meeting: The panel meets in the conference room across from Council Chambers at Town Hall. 4:30 p.m. Find the agenda here.

Thursday, April 2

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting:  The committee in the library at Cole Middle School at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 3

Good Friday: The darkest day in the Christian calendar includes a multi-denominational Walk of the Cross that starts at the Lutheran Church on Division Street at noon, and a Taize service at St. Luke’s at 7 p.m.

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.

And …

Vote for Matt Wegrzyn! sponsors a $5,000 sportsmanship scholarship each year where New England high school seniors write an essay and try to get votes to move onto the interview round. Matt Wegrzyn is the only EGHS student in the running. Let’s help get him an interview! You can vote once a day until April 24th, here:

Kindergarten Registration for 2015-16: Here’s information on registering for kindergarten next year. Registration begins mid-April.

Donations sought for Carrie Mac Memorial Garden: The Carrie Mac Memorial Garden donations are still being accepted.  Organizers said they are getting close to their goal but are looking for a few more donations to put them over the top. You can read more about the effort here. If you would like to donate, please stop by the Guidance Office & see Barb or Sherry or mail your donation to the East Greenwich High School, 300 Avenger Drive, East Greenwich, RI 02818  ATTN: Guidance Department, Sherry or Barb.

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