You know parade season is back when the Kentish Guard fife and drum corps starts practicing outdoors. Credit: EG News
Recycling is ON this week. In addition, yard waste will be picked up every week this month. For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.
Friday, May 23
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.
Teen Center: The gymnasium at Eldredge Elementary is open most every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. for teenagers looking to shoot some hoops or some bull. All are welcome. To learn more, check out the F.A.C.E.S. website here.
EGAPL Steak Fry: Come out for the East Greenwich Animal Protection League’s Summer Kick-Off Steak Fry – food, cash bar and music by Ray Renzi. $21 per person – you can buy tickets here (type “Steak Fry” in the “purpose” box). At the William Shields American Legion, 650 West Shore Road, Warwick. 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 24
Croquet at Goddard – Mental Health! When the going gets tough, the tough play croquet. The National Institute for Croquet Education (NICE) is hosting an afternoon of croquet with the underlying message that croquet – and other such pursuits – can cure, or at least help, what mentally ails you. The event includes croquet, lunch, and a NICE t-shirt. $10 donation will go toward a mental health agency/charity to be decided by participants. Noon to 3 p.m.
Sunday, May 25
EG Animal Protection League open house: Every Sunday, the EGAPL opens its doors so people can meet the dogs and cats in need of permanent homes. You can find videos of some of the animals available for adoption here. At a NEW LOCATION: EG Animal Hospital, 4302 Post Road. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Monday, May 26
Memorial Day Parade: The parade steps off at 10 a.m. from Academy Field. Here’s more information.
Register for Safety Town Day Camp: Camp dates are June 23 to 26. This is an EG tradition of teaching children about to enter kindergarten all aspects of childhood safety including: police, fire, school bus, bicycles, animals and more. Send registration form and checks payable to Renu Englehart, 2005 Division Road. If you have questions, contact Maura Meiser at [email protected] or 885-2429.
EG Summer Camps: Follow this link for details on EG summer sports camps.