Children race toward eggs during a previous EG Historic Preservation Society Easter Egg Hunt. Credit: Jeff Stevens
Recycling is OFF this week. In addition, yard waste will be picked up every week this month. For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.
Friday, April 18
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.
Improv at Warwick Museum: Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI), now in its seventh season, is a weekly interactive improv show that welcomes audience participation. The audience can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or jump up and join the performers on stage. They offer two shows: one for families at 7 p.m. and one for adults at 9 p.m. Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, Warwick. $7, $3 for seniors and children 12 and under (at the early show).
Saturday, April 19
EG Historic Preservation Society Easter Egg Hunt: Just inside the second entrance to Goddard Park, the EGHPS is holding its annual Easter Egg Hunt. Containers will be provided. For children age 7 and younger. No dogs please. Learn more about the EGHPS here. From 10:30 to noon.
Scott Carlson Memorial 5K Run/Walk: This race is special, as it honors the memory of Scott Carlson and all those who have ALS, a truly tough diagnosis. It takes place at Goddard Park, but you can register online here. If you’d rather wait, registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The fun run takes place at 9:15 and the main event steps off at 10. IMPORTANT notice: no baby joggers, strollers, pets or headsets are allowed.
Sharing Locker: A monthly non-food pantry to help people meet basic needs not provided through food stamps/SNAP. Items include cleaners, detergent, personal hygiene products and dry pet food. At the Westminster Church House, 119 Kenyon Ave., every third Saturday of the month. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EG Animal Protection League Open House: The league is holding its weekly open house on Saturday this weekend, at their NEW home, EG Animal Hospital, Post Road. From noon to 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 20
Easter sunrise service: An ecumenical Easter sunrise service will be held at Sandy Point, at the end of Ives Road in Potowomut, at 6 a.m.