EG Weekend: Strawberry Fest & Waterfire

by | Jun 13, 2014


Rainy day Friday on Greenwich Cove. 

Saturday, June 14

Strawberry Festival: It’s time for the annual Smith’s Castle Strawberry Festival! There will be strawberry shortcake, hartley’s meat pies, hot dogs and more. Entertainment includes Dan Butterfield’s Marionette Puppets, pony rides, Big Nazo Puppets, Colonial games, and petting farm animals from Casey Farm. There will be vendors as well. 55 Richard Smith Drive. Noon to 4 p.m.

WaterFire full lighting: WaterFire doesn’t get old. And they are holding a full lighting Saturday, with the fires lit at 8:22 p.m. Here’s a link to the official website for more info.

Sunday, June 15

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.

Kids Chess Club: Symposium Books hosts a Chess Club for children ages 7 to 14 every Sunday, taught by chess master Joe Martin. The first session is free. 1000 Division Street (near Panera). 1 p.m.

Monday, June 16

EG Free Library 100th Anniversary Committee meeting: If you are interested in helping to celebrate EG Free Library’s 100 years on Peirce and Church streets, come to the regular planning meeting (the third Monday of the month). 1:30 p.m. at the library. To meet 3rd 6/16/14 Regular Monday Meeting 1:30-2:30 Monday of month at 1:30pm at the library.

EG Historic Preservation Society meeting: John Coduri, Linda Smith Chaffee and Ellen Madison will tell the story of the Westerly granite industry at the monthly meeting of the East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society. The three are co-authors of “Built from Stone” and direct descendants of founders of Westerly granite companies. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries Westerly granite was used on hundreds of important buildings and monuments in the United States. The meeting begins with a potluck supper at 6:30 at the Old Jail, 110 King St. The program begins at 7:30. Both are free and open to the public. Call Sue Curado at 884-4643 or email her at [email protected] for more information.

New Senior Project Explained: There will be an informational session to go over in detail the new four pathways now available for the Class of 2015 to fulfill their Senior Project requirements. For more information about the new Senior project, be sure to see the new website here. In the auditorium. 6:30 p.m.

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