EG Weekend: ‘Seussical’, Tom Rush, Super Bowl

by | Jan 30, 2015

A very tall snowman, with two of his creators Friday.

A very tall snowman, with two of his creators Friday. Credit: Kim Ragosta

Recycling is ON. Because of Tuesday’s storm, trash pickup is delayed one day for the rest of the week. For the full 2015 pickup schedule, click here.

Friday, Jan. 30

‘Seussical the Musical’: The EGHS Drama Club presents “Seussical the Musical” tonight, with more than 75 students involved. 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available at the door. The show continues Friday at 7 p.m. and two shows Saturday, at 1 and 7 p.m. (read about the brunch matinee below). To buy family four-packs for $35, contact [email protected] or call 398-1579.

Saturday, Jan. 31

‘FIRST Tech Challenge: New England Institute of Technology sponsors the 9th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Tech Challenge, hosting 33 Rhode Island middle and high school robotics teams – including EGHS – at the college’s Center for Automotive Technology, 101 Access Road, Warwick. From 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

‘Seussical the Musical’ Brunch, two shows: Come to the matinee but start with some green eggs and ham (and pancakes, French toast, sausage, etc.) first! You can hang out with the characters too. $15 includes brunch (at 11:30 a.m.) and the matinee (at 1 p.m.).

Tom Rush @ the Odeum: The great Tom Rush returns to the Greenwich Odeum tonight. The folk legend helped to shape the folk revival of the 1960s and the renaissance in the 1980s and ‘90s. Artists including James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty and Garth Brooks have all cited Rush as a major influence. Tickets are $40, $50 for VIP seating. 8 p.m. 59 Main St. For more info and to buy tickets:

Sunday, Feb. 1

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. Read about the league’s efforts to save the “Frozen” pups. EG Animal Hospital, 4302 Post Road, Cowesett. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Super Bowl XLIX: Kick-off is at 6:30 p.m. That means supermarkets and liquor stores are going to be BUSY Sunday afternoon – you’ve been warned. Go Pats!

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January 31, 2015 1:43 pm

Amazing… first concert was Tom Rush in Boston in the early 1970s…now he’s playing where I watched Sean Connery’s James Bond…


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