EG Weekend: Blood Drive & Jedlie the Clown

by | Jul 11, 2014

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Recycling is OFF; yard waste pickup is ON (yard waste is being picked up every other week through September). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.

Friday, July 11

Goddard Park Farmers Market: The farmers market at Goddard Park is open for the season (through Halloween). Here’s more information about the market and vendors. Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Blood Drive: If you can help with a blood donation, it will be much appreciated. At Swift Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Sign up ahead of time for a specific appointment here, or just show up.

Jedlie the Clown at EGHS: Every Friday during July and into August, EG Parks & Rec presents a show for children and their lucky adults. Today is Jedlie the Clown, who performs magic and illusions, from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. in the auditorium at EGHS.

Live local music: 

Alger Mitchell & Bobby B at Finn’s Harborside 4:30 p.m.; THE ROCK at 8:30 p.m.

Metropolis at Nautika, 8:30 p.m.

Them Apples at Chelo’s on the Water, 7 p.m.

What Matters at BLU on the Water, 8:30 p.m.

Hip Bobsha at Greenwich Hotel

Saturday, July 12

Wickford Art Festival:The 52nd annual art extravaganza takes over Wickford Village Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 to 6. The weather looks to be great for strolling, admiring and, maybe, buying!

Newport Kite Festival – It takes place both Saturday and Sunday. For all the information, click here

John Hiatt & The Combo and The Robert Cray Band: At Newport Summer Concert Series.

Waterfire in Providence: There is a full lighting Saturday night, starting at sunset, 8:21 p.m. Learn more here.

Kind of Blue at The Odeum: Kind of Blue, a Miles Davis tribute band, is playing at the Greenwich Odeum, 59 Main St. Get a taste of the band here. You can buy tickets here. 8 p.m.

Live local music: 

The Smokin Toads at Finn’s Harborside, 8:30 p.m.

Metropolis at Nautika, 8:30 p.m.

Sun Kings at Chelo’s on the Water at noon / Mercy Bullets at 7 p.m.

Chris Gauthier at BLU on the Water 2 p.m. / Darik & the Funbags 8:30 p.m.

Open Mic at Greenwich Hotel

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