EG Weekend: Talent Show, Live Music, HS All-Stars

by | Mar 14, 2014

Friday, March 14

EGHS Talent Show: The second talent show takes place Friday, featuring more than 60 talented high school students. It’s a celebration. Tickets, $10, are available at the door. EGHS auditorium. 7 p.m.


Live Music: The Al Keith Collective, rock and blues, Greenwich Hotel, 162 Main St., 8:30 p.m. to midnight; Cory Young, pop, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., 8:30 pm-midnight; Young Rust, tribute to Neil Young, All-American Bar and Grille, 7570 Post Rd., North Kingstown, 9 p.m. No cover.

Saturday, March 15

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.

All-Star Basketball at EGHS: A High School All-Star game held at East Greenwich High School (2eZ All-Star Game), to benefit Meeting Street School and 11-year-old Jake Downey, the son of EGHS P.E. teacher and Baseball coach Bob Downey. The list of expected participants is impressive, including Friar recruits Paschal Chukwu and target Donovan Mitchell…plus many other notables. There will be a dunk contest as well, prior to tip off at 5:00 pm. $10 admission, and includes a chance to win Celtics tickets. For information, visit

Live Music: Metropolis, pop and rock, Kon Asian Bistro, 553 Main St., 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Rhode Island Rednecks, country, American Legion Post 15, 1016 Main St., 6:30 to 10:30 p.m., $7 donation; The Choos, rock, Oak Hill Tavern, 565 Tower Hill Rd. (Route 1), North Kingstown. 9 p.m. No cover.

Sunday, March 16

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 Greenwich Bay Animal Hospital, 5732 Post Road. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Local author Wendy Fachon at Symposium: EG’s Wendy Fachon has just written her first children’s book. She’ll be at Symposium Books, 1000 Division St., on Sunday, reading every half hour followed by signings. 3 to 5 p.m.

Live Music: Bushwhack, Cajun and country, American Legion Post 15, 1016 Main St., 1 to 5 p.m., $7 donation; Milt Javery, jazz brunch, Eleven Forty Nine, 1149 Division St., 10 a.m. to  2 p.m.; Traditional Irish Session, Ward’s Publick House, 3854 Post Rd., Warwick. 884-7008. 7 to 10 p.m., no cover; Buddy O’Cav, rock and Irish, Oak Hill Tavern, 565 Tower Hill Rd. (Route 1), North Kingstown, 4 p.m., no cover; The Senders, rock, Shannon View Inn, 1901 Post Rd., Warwick, 4 to 8 p.m., under the tent, 2nd Annual St. Paddy’s Day Party.

And … 

EG Little League: There’s still time to sign up for Little League Baseball, Softball and Tee Ball (and Junior/Senior league, see below). Registration is open to all boys and girls from 4 years old and up. Also, EGLL is accepting registrations for a Challenger Division that is tailored for children that may be challenged physically or mentally. This program is open to kids aged 4-18, or up to 22 if still enrolled in high school. Go to to begin your registration. Questions? Email John M. Sullivan @ [email protected].  

EG Little League Junior/Senior league signups: The Junior/Senior league (ages 13-16) runs from mid-April to mid-June, with the chance to play on a tournament team after the season. If you are interested in the Junior/Senior League, visit to sign up today. If you have any questions, please contact Bill O’Connell at 401-886-4519 or [email protected] or Anthony Giarrusso at [email protected].



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