Recycling is ON; yard waste pickup is OFF (yard waste is being picked up every other week). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.
Friday, Nov. 7
School Building Committee meeting: The panel will be reviewing a report on school space with regard to the possible addition of all-day kindergarten. At 7:30 a.m. in the Superintendent’s Conference Room, 111 Peirce St.
Bring Your Own Improv: Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is in its seventh season at the Warwick Art Museum. This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation. You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or if you feel you’re ready, jump up and get involved with the players on the stage. Teens and up are welcome. 3259 Post Rd., Warwick. 9 p.m. $7.
Saturday, Nov. 8
Auction preview: The new Providence Auction Gallery is holding an auction at the Varnum Armory on Sunday, with a preview Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The selection includes American, European, Asian, Modernism, ancient artifacts and natural history.
Shop Smart – Support Womens Education: P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter F-RI, a nonprofit women’s organization that raises money to fund/support education, is holding a special shopping event here in EG. Vendors include Pampered Chef, Scout Bags and Totes, Tupperware, Ava Anderson Cosmetics, photography, jewelry, and pottery. A percentage of all purchases will go to P.E.O. Sisterhood’s philanthropies. EG United Methodist Church, 1558 South County Trail. 1 to 4 p.m.
‘Federal Hill Mafia in 1960s’ @ Odeum: The Greenwich Odeum is hosting the production “Providence: A Story of the Federal Hill Mafia in the 1960s.” It was written and directed and will be performed by a local community of performing artists who grew up in Providence during those years. Find out more here. 6 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9
Zumba! for a good cause: Jump start your day with a Zumba class at EGHS (old gym) from 11 to noon. All proceeds will go to the Competitive Varsity Cheerleading team. $10 at the door ($8 from team members). There will be another Zumba class Sunday, Nov. 23.
Auction @ Varnum Armory: The new Providence Auction Gallery is holding an auction at the Varnum Armory on Sunday, with a preview Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The selection includes American, European, Asian, Modernism, ancient artifacts and natural history. Noon, with a preview starting at 9 a.m.
Staci’s Place Fine Intimate Apparel Closing Sale: Sad news for Main Street, but good news for shoppers – Staci’s lingerie shop at 99 Main St. is closing due to family health needs, and everything is on sale.
Pajama & Coat Drive: The EGHS club All Children Matter thanks those who donated and supported the Halloween Costumes drive. They are still collecting new pajamas (gently used will also be welcomed) and gently used coats and winter items, such as gloves, mittens, sweatshirts, snow pants, and boots will be collected at all elementary schools and EGHS until Dec. 5. All sizes welcome! There is a special need for teen and adult sizes. Thanks!
EG Rotary Citrus Drive: It’s that time again – time to purchase that box of oranges or grapefruit that will see you through the darkest days of winter. Or perhaps apples or pears strike your fancy – you can order them, too. Order online atwww.egrotary.org or call 885-4650. Order deadline is Nov. 28.
Veterans Day Parade volunteers needed: Town Clerk and parade organizer Leigh Botello is looking for a few people to help out with the East Greenwich Veterans Day Parade, Tuesday, Nov. 11. Specifically, she’s looking for help with logistics for the memorial ceremony at Cliff Street. If you are interested, contact Leigh: [email protected] or (401) 886-8604.
New York City Day Trip: The Greenwich Bay Women’s Club is sponsoring a day in the Big Apple, Saturday, Dec. 6. A deluxe motor coach (with wifi) will leave EG at 7 a.m. and depart NYC at 7 p.m. You plan what happens in between! $50. To reserve a seat, send a check payable to GBWC to Lynne Wolff, 7 Coveside Court, E.G., RI 02818. For more information, contact Lynne at 885-4376 or [email protected]
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