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.
Wednesday, April 16
Colder temps: Yes, that is a snowlike substance you see on your lawn this morning. Temperatures will be in the 30s and 40s today. Tantrums are allowed.
EGHS PTG meeting: The PTG will meet Wednesday morning at 9:30. Principal Podraza and Vice Principal Chace will be discussing the prom.
Thursday, April 17
Citizens Who Care meeting: The Thursday CWC meeting takes place in the Guidance Department at EGHS. We will be discussing the recent drug and alcohol statistics for the state, pre-prom/graduation initiatives and the high school youth group will be making a presentation. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. 10 a.m.
Kent County Water Authority meeting: The panel meets at 1072 Main Ave. in West Warwick. 3:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda.
Municipal Land Trust meeting: On the agenda (which you can read here) are updates on Boesch Farm improvements and a discussion of parking at the trust’s Hunt River property. In the conference room across from Council Chambers at Town Hall. 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 18
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.
Improv at Warwick Museum: Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI), now in its seventh season, is a weekly interactive improv show that welcomes audience participation. The audience can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, yell out fantastic suggestions, or jump up and join the performers on stage. They offer two shows: one for families at 7 p.m. and one for adults at 9 p.m. Warwick Museum of Art, 3259 Post Road, Warwick. $7, $3 for seniors and children 12 and under (at the early show).
Saturday, April 19
Scott Carlson Memorial 5K Run/Walk: This race is special, as it honors the memory of Scott Carlson and all those who have ALS, a truly tough diagnosis. It takes place at Goddard Park, but you can register online here. If you’d rather wait, registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The fun run takes place at 9:15 and the main event steps off at 10. IMPORTANT notice: no baby joggers, strollers, pets or headsets are allowed.
Sharing Locker: A monthly non-food pantry to help people meet basic needs not provided through food stamps/SNAP. Items include cleaners, detergent, personal hygiene products and dry pet food. At the Westminster Church House, 119 Kenyon Ave., every third Saturday of the month. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hat’s Off To Poetry at the EG Free Library: Tom Chandler, the state’s poet laureate from 1999 to 2006, will be the guest speaker at Hats Off to Poetry, an English-style tea, at the East Greenwich Free Library.
NK Jaguar Football registration: The NK Jaguar Football league has begun online registration. The league serves EG and NK children from 5 years of age to 14 years old – flag for 5 to 7 and tackle from 8 to 14. Cheerleading is available for girls ages 8 to 14.
Umpires needed! East Greenwich Little League is looking for boys and girls, aged 13 and up, who may be interested in umpiring. It is a great way to give back to the community while earning a few bucks. If interested in umpiring this upcoming season, contact Bill Anderson at [email protected] Prior umpiring experience is helpful but not mandatory.