EG Weekend: Turkey Trot, Shop Local, Order Citrus

by | Nov 25, 2014

Photo Credit: Nöel Bailey

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

Friday, Nov. 28

FINAL DAY TO ORDER! EG Rotary Citrus Drive: It’s that time again – time to purchase that box of oranges or grapefruit that will see you through the darkest days of winter. Or perhaps apples or pears strike your fancy – you can order them, too. Order online atwww.egrotary.orgor call 885-­4650. Order deadline is Nov. 28.

Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day: You choose.

Saturday, Nov. 29

Hill & Harbour Turkey Trot: The fourth-annual 1K Fun Run and 5K Turkey Trot are a great response to Thanksgiving excess. You can register online or sign up on the day. For all the details, check out our story here.

Small Business Saturday: After the Turkey Trot, stick around (or come back) for Small Business Saturday. There will be a trolley running up and down Main Street so you don’t have to worry about finding the perfect parking place. Celebrate – and buy – local! Find out more in this article here and find out all the specials on the EG Chamber of Commerce website here.

Pet photo benefit for EGAPL: Is your pet part of the annual holiday card? Take your best friend to Critter Hut, 6637 Post Road, North Kingstown, for Santa Photos from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the East Greenwich Animal Protection League (EGAPL). The League will also have handmade pet toys, bandannas and T-shirts for sale. All animals, including birds, reptiles, and farm animals, are welcome! For more information, contact Critter Hut at 401-886-9494 or email [email protected].

Sunday, Nov. 30

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. EG Animal Hospital, 4302 Post Road, Cowesett. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Build a Gingerbread House: This popular fundraiser for London Bridge preschool takes place at the EG Firemen’s Hall. Each freshly baked house is $25 – icing and candy are provided. Call Janet at (401) 886-5347 for more information. From 1 to 5 p.m.

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