Today In EG: Big Band @ Academy & Pre-concert BBQ

by | Jul 24, 2014


A great blue heron taking off at Scalloptown Park on Monday. Credit: Noel Bailey

Recycling is OFF; yard waste pickup is ON (yard waste is being picked up every other week through September). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.

Thursday, July 24

Board of Canvassers meeting: The panel will meet to select poll workers for the Sept. 9 primary. Town Hall, Conference Room B, 2 p.m.

Pre-concert BBQ: St. Luke’s invites you to enjoy a BBQ dinner before the concert at Academy Field (see below). It’s free and all are welcome. 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Mac Chrupcala Orchestra @ Academy: Come on down to the Academy Field for this week’s summer concert performance. The East Greenwich Parks & Recreation Dept. features the Mac Chrupcala Orchestra for dance music and jazz. 6:30 to 8 p.m. (If it rains, the concert is held in Swift Community Center.)


  • Mystique at Nautika, 8 p.m.
  • DJ at Finn’s Harborside, inside and outside
  • Sugar Babies at Chelo’s on the Water, 6 p.m.
  • World Premier at BLU on the Water, 8 p.m.

Friday, July 25

Goddard Park Farmers Market: The farmers market at Goddard Park is open through Halloween and offers a wide variety of products. Here’s more information about the market and vendors. Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Nappy’s Shadow Puppet Show at EGHS: Every Friday during July and into August, EG Parks & Rec presents a show for children and their lucky adults. It’s free and all are welcome. Today is a performance by Nappy’s Shadow Puppets, from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. in the auditorium at EGHS.

Saturday, July 26

Yard Sale: Toys, baby things, gardening, dishes, vinyl records, furniture, household items and more. At 661 Shippeetown Road, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Documentary Surprise at The Odeum: This is your chance to see an award-winning documentary filmmaker’s take on a Rhode Island institution. We can’t say more than that, except you don’t want to miss it! Click here for more information.

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