Arts on Main takes place Saturday. Credit: Main Street Association
Recycling is OFF this week. In addition, yard waste will be picked up every week this month. For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.
Monday, April 28
Community Dinner: CCK (Christ Community Kitchen) holds its monthly dinner tonight in the dining room at St. Luke’s Church on Peirce Street. All are welcome. It’s free, but donations are accepted. From 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Town Council meeting: The council will be voting to approve a new finance director for the town and will vote on a number of restaurant-related licenses, both victualling and liquor. You’ll find the full agenda here. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 29
Historic Cemetery Commission meeting: The panel will be reviewing plans for cleanups at three area cemeteries on Saturday, May 3. The full agenda is here. Town Hall, Conference Room B. 6 p.m.
EGHS English teacher honored: Marc Brocato will be recognized at the Warwick Barnes & Noble store where he will receive a special award acknowledging his achievement, and additional recognition and praise from the community. EGHS senior Andrew Miner, who wrote the winning essay, will receive a certificate of recognition and will be honored at the Warwick store during the ceremony for the winning teacher.
Alex & Ani EGAPL fundraiser: Buy something for you or your mom at Alex and Ani East Greenwich and you will be supporting the East Greenwich Animal Protection League. Fifteen percent of sales will go to EGAPL. At Alex & Ani, 232 Main Street. From 6 to 8 p.m.
Board of Canvassers meeting: They will be meeting with state election officials to discuss the 2014 elections. The agenda is here. Town Hall, Conference Room B. 10 a.m.
EGHS Wall of Honor ceremony: Every year, a few graduates of East Greenwich High School are singled out to be added to the EGHS Wall of Honor. It’s a special evening full of stories, some history, and family and friends of the inductees. To read profiles of some of the recipients click here. EGHS auditorium. 6 p.m.
Town Council Budget Session: The council will be looking more closely at the 2015 budget proposal. The public is welcome! Here’s the agenda. Swift Community Center. 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 1
School Committee Mental Health Subcommittee meeting: Here’s the agenda. EGHS Guidance office. 10 a.m.
Friday, May 2
Goddard Park Farmers Market returns! It’s been a really LONG winter, but a sure sign of warm weather is the opening of local farmers markets. On Friday, the market at Goddard Park reopens for the season (through Halloween). Welcome back! Here’s more information about the market. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
School Committee Health & Wellness Subcommittee meeting: Here’s that agenda. Eldredge School. 3:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 3
Arts On Main: Join the festivities for the 13th Annual East Greenwich Arts on Main Street Painting! The event will kick off at the East Greenwich Town Hall and drawing will take place on Courthouse Lane and Peirce Street. Each participant that pre-registers will receive an exclusive Arts on Main t-shirt! Prizes, including gift certificates provided by Main Street Merchants Committee, will be awarded to the winners in each category. If you are not an artist, come enjoy the day and vote for your favorite drawing in the People’s Choice Award. Find out more here. From noon to 3 p.m. (Rain date is May 10.)
Sunday, May 4
May Fair: The Barbara Tufts Cooperative Preschool’s annual May Fair tradition continues with a “Co-op-A-Luau” to be held, rain or shine, at Academy Field and Swift Gym in East Greenwich. The whole family will enjoy lots of fun and activities for kids, a silent auction & raffle, live music and plenty of good food. 111 Peirce Street. 11 a.m to 3 p.m.
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.