EG Weekend: The Doors Tribute at Odeum, Beauty & Beast at Eldredge

by | Mar 26, 2015

Jim Morrison's grave in Paris.

Jim Morrison’s grave in Paris.

Recycling is ON. Appliance pickup third Saturday of the month but you must call DPW first (886-8620). For the full 2015 pickup schedule, click here.

Friday, March 27

Teen Center: Sponsored by the Town of East Greenwich and the Town Substance Abuse Program, the Teen Center is a weekly drop-in location for teens to gather and “hang out” with other teens. At the gymnasium at Eldredge Elementary. For more information, contact Bob Houghtaling at 401-230-2246.

‘Empty Bowls’ RI Food Bank event: Here’s the lowdown from the RI Food Bank itself: “Join us for the biggest Empty Bowls event Rhode Island has ever seen. Enjoy local pottery and food at this casual family-friendly event! Choose a handmade artisanal bowl. Taste samples of soup, bread and dessert from local restaurants. Keep your bowl as a reminder that your support helps fill all the empty bowls in our community.” Find out more here. At Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

‘Beauty & the Beast Jr.’: Students (lots of students!) are performing in “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at Eldredge Elementary tonight at 6:30 and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets, $5, are available at the door.

First Works Presents Soledad Barrio: Spellbinding live music with song and dance reveal the essence of flamenco in a transcendent and deeply emotional performance by this direct from Spain ensemble of dancers, singers, musicians, and its star, Soledad Barrio. An authentic look at a fiery and expressive art forms a passionate journey through the very heart and soul of flamenco. At Vets in Providence. Find out more here.

Beauty & the Beast Saturday, March 28

Pound the Pavement, Pound a Nail 5K: The University of Rhode Island is hosting the “Pound the Pavement, Pound a Nail 5K: Run/Walk/Mosey” to benefit South County Habitat for Humanity. The first 500 participants will receive a race t-shirt. This is a USTFA Certified 5K that weaves throughout the scenic URI campus. All are welcome. Find out more here.

‘Beauty & the Beast Jr.’: Students (lots of students!) are performing in “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at Eldredge Elementary tonight at 6:30 and Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets, $5, are available at the door.

 

Through the Doors @ the Odeum: Through the Doors is a multi-media tribute to Jim Morrison and The Doors. The band recreates the sound, look and feel of an actual Doors concert. You can buy tickets here.

Sunday, March 29

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. EG Animal Hospital, 4302 Post Road, Cowesett. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

And …

Vote for Matt Wegrzyn! Hood.com sponsors a $5,000 sportsmanship scholarship each year where New England high school seniors write an essay and try to get votes to move onto the interview round. Matt Wegrzyn is the only EGHS student in the running. Let’s help get him an interview! You can vote once a day until April 24th, here: http://hood.com/scholarship.

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