EG Weekend: Swing Music, Farmers Market

by | Jun 13, 2014

Recycling is OFF; yard waste pickup is ON (yard waste is being picked up every other week through September). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.

Friday, June 13

Goddard Park Farmers Market: The farmers market at Goddard Park is open for the season (through Halloween). Here’s more information about the market and vendors. Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Brown Bag Concert Series: The Innovations, a swing group, will play in front of Town Hall in the first of the EG Parks & Rec lunchtime concert series. Bring your lunch up onto the lawn or find a nearby spot and enjoy the music. The May concert, featuring Branded, was rained out and has been rescheduled to June 17. Other dates include July 11 (Johnny Edwards Power of Soul), Sept. 12 (In Tandem), and Oct. 10 (Caraher Brothers). There is NO concert in August. The concerts are sponsored by the EG Parks & Recreation Department. If rain is in the forecast, you can check if the concert is on by calling 886-8626, ext. 1.

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.

Saturday, June 14

WaterFire: 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.

 

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