EG Weekend: Neil Diamond, Carla Hall & Trout Unlimited

by | Apr 4, 2014

Recycling is OFF this week.

Friday, April 4

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 5

Winter Farmers Market: The Coastal Growers Winter Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a wide variety of vendors, including Pat’s Pastured, Besto Pesto, Robin Hollow Farm and the Local Catch, to name a few. They also feature live music, with tables where you can listen to music and eat some yummy local fare. At the Lafayette Mill, 650 Ten Rod Road, North Kingstown.

Neil Diamond Tribute at the Odeum: A Neil Diamond tribute at the Greenwich Odeum. Tickets are $25/$30 in advance (available from noon to 6 p.m. at Main Street Music) or $30/$35 the day of at the theater. Tickets are also available online at 8 p.m.

Trout Unlimited Banquet: The Narragansett Chapter #255 of Trout Unlimited is holding its annual banquet on Saturday, April 5, at the East Greenwich Veterans Fireman’s Hall, 80 Queen St. Cocktail hour begins at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner to follow.

Sunday, April 6

Community Health Fair: Temple Torat Yisrael is holding a community health fair, with guest speakers from Meadows Edge Recovery Center and the Alzheimer’s Association, and exhibitors on topics including diabetes, wound recovery, holistic health, arthritis, oncology, and chiropractic. The EG Police will be on hand to do car seat checks and discuss bike safety. All are welcome. Free. 1251 Middle Road. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

Rabies Vaccination Clinic: If your pet needs a rabies vaccine head over to the Community Room at the EGPD on Sunday. They will be offering one-year or three-year vaccines – your pet is only eligible for a three-year vaccine if it got a one-year vaccine within the past 12 months. The cost for the vaccine is $12. You can renew your dog’s license while there too. That costs $8. 1 to 3 p.m.

Carla Hall at Dave’s Marketplace: Chef and TV personality Carla Hall will be at Dave’s for a book signing. “Carla’s Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World,” $20, will be available for purchase in Dave’s Marketplace of East Greenwich Square starting April 1. Customers who purchase their cookbooks in advance will be asked to bring their receipt with their book on the day of the signing. Only books purchased at Dave’s Marketplace will be signed at the event. 1 p.m.



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