Forsythia in bloom at last, despite the chill in the air Wednesday. Credit: EG News
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.
Thursday, April 17
Citizens Who Care meeting: The Thursday CWC meeting takes place in the Guidance Department at EGHS. We will be discussing the recent drug and alcohol statistics for the state, pre-prom/graduation initiatives and the high school youth group will be making a presentation. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. 10 a.m.
Kent County Water Authority meeting: The panel meets at 1072 Main Ave. in West Warwick. 3:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda.
Municipal Land Trust meeting: On the agenda (which you can read here) are updates on Boesch Farm improvements and a discussion of parking at the trust’s Hunt River property. In the conference room across from Council Chambers at Town Hall. 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 18
Good Friday: Public schools are closed today. A Walk of the Cross through downtown starts at the Lutheran Church at noon. A Taize service takes place at St. Luke’s Church at 7 p.m. All are welcome at both.
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
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.