This Week in EG: School Committee Meeting, West Bay Open Studios

by | Oct 15, 2017

A weekly article that lists happenings in East Greenwich and nearby. If you have something you’d like to add, send your information to [email protected]

Monday, Oct. 16 

Meditation at the Library – Come and learn about meditation and give it a try. No experience required. Free and open to all. For more information, contact Paulette Miller at [email protected] From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. East Greenwich Free Library, Peirce Street.   

Tuesday, Oct. 17

EG Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours – At Red Stripe this month, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Members $5; non-members $10.

School Committee meeting – Among the items on the agenda, the committee will discuss the new website, get an update on transportation and a vote on a assistant principal for Cole Middle School. In the library at Cole starting at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

Lunch on the Hill – If you are looking for some good food and company, stop by the dining room at St. Luke’s Church on Peirce Street where you will find both. A free lunch is offered every week, sponsored by various local churchs and restaurants – a different church-restaurant combination each week.From 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.Learn more and check out the full schedule here: Lunch On The Hill Info Sheet

Volunteer Crossing Guard Training – The training starts at 3:15 at Hanaford Elementary. To learn more about this new program, click here.

Planning Board meeting – On the agenda is a final plan approval application by the developer of Whispering Woods, a 13-lot subdivision at the end of Larkspur Road (off South Road) that received preliminary plan approval from the town in 2007. The board meets in Council Chambers at Town Hall at 7 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 19

EGSD Transportation Subcommittee meeting – The panel meets in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at 111 Peirce Street.  9 a.m.

PARCC/Survey Works Forum – Parents are invited to a community discussion about the school district’s PARCC test and SurveyWorks data. In the library at Cole Middle School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. 

Saturday, Oct. 21

The annual self-guided tour returns for its ninth year.

West Bay Open Studios – This is the ninth year several West Bay artists have banded together for two days of open studios. Visit one studio or visit a bunch of them. It’s free and you get to see and even buy some amazing artwork. Studios will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For a map of all the studios, go to westbayopenstudios.com

Sunday, Oct. 22

West Bay Open Studios – This is the ninth year several West Bay artists have banded together for two days of open studios. Visit one studio or visit a bunch of them. It’s free and you get to see and even buy some amazing artwork. Studios will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For a map of all the studios, go to westbayopenstudios.com

OTHER ITEMS OF NOTE

Recycling is ON this week.

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