One group at last week’s Thursday concert. Credit: EG News
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 10
Pre-concert BBQ: St. Luke’s – across the parking lot from Academy Field – is hosting a free pre-concert BBQfor anyone who’d like to come, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Bring a dessert or salad to share, or just yourselves. For more information, call 884-4116.
Chicago Total Access at Academy: This week’s summer concert, sponsored by EG Parks & Rec, features Chicago Total Access, a tribute band to the ‘70s group Chicago. On Academy Field from 6:30 to 8 p.m. (in case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Swift Community Center).
Municipal Court: At Town Hall, starting at 6 p.m.
EGHS band ‘Public Alley’ at AS220: East Greenwich High School students Zoe Hinman, Noah Baretto, Max Fertik and their band Public Alley will be on stage at AS220 Concert Hall, 115 Empire St., Providence. All ages are welcome. The doors open at 9 p.m. and the band will play from 9:15 to 10 p.m. (Public Alley opens for Hemlok and Kamchatka.) $6. Find directions here.
Public Alley, from left: Szabi Kiss (keyboard), Noah Barreto (vocals/guitar); Zoe Hinman (vocals) and Max Fertik (drums). Not pictured, Evan Carley (bass).
Friday, July 11
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.
Blood Drive: If you can help with a blood donation, it will be much appreciated. At Swift Community Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Sign up ahead of time for a specific appointment here, or just show up.
Jedlie the Clown at EGHS: Every Friday during July and into August, EG Parks & Rec presents a show for children and their lucky adults. Today is Jedlie the Clown, who performs magic and illusions, from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. in the auditorium at EGHS.
Saturday, July 12
Wickford Art Festival: The 52nd annual art extravaganza takes over Wickford Village Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 to 6. The weather looks to be great for strolling, admiring and, maybe, buying!