The EGHS Unified Basketball team fell to Chariho, 27-24, in the semi-finals Thursday after a strong season. Credit: E. McNamara
Recycling is ON this week. In addition, yard waste will be picked up every week this month. For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.
Friday, May 9
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.
Arraignment of former EG bus monitor: Scott Sanford, who was arrested on possession of child pornography charges last October, is going to be arraigned on felony charges today at Kent County Superior Court, following a lengthy investigation by the R.I. State Police.
Civic Leadership Awards: East Greenwich High School seniors Gauri Ganesh and Shiv Patel will receive 2014 Civic Leadership Awards at the State House Friday afternoon. The annual awards are given annually to members of the senior class who make outstanding contributions to their school and their community by Secretary of State Ralph Mollis. The North Plaza of the State House in Providence at 5:30 p.m. Congrats Gauri and Shiv!
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, May 10
Plant Sale: Cindy-Wood’s annual plant sale takes place Saturday in front of the American Legion Hall. Members will be on hand to give advice and answer questions about the club. The club raises money to support various projects in EG and the state. 1016 Main St. From 9 to noon.
The Jersey Four at the Odeum: The Jersey Four, a popular tribute band to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, will perform at the Odeum Saturday evening. Buy tickets online at www.theodeum.org. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 the day of the show (VIP tickets are sold out).
Sunday, May 11
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.