Today In EG: ‘Jazz’ Stroll, Tax Sale & School’s Out!

by | Jun 19, 2014

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Tape art at Cole Middle School earlier this week. 

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

Thursday, June 19

Last day of school: Congratulations to Cole Middle School graduates. Happy summer everyone!

Tax Sale: The town will auction off those properties with delinquent property tax bills in Council Chambers at Town Hall at 1 p.m.

Kent Co. Water Authority board meeting: At the KCWA headquarters, 1072 Main St., West Warwick. You can see the agenda here. 3:30 p.m.

Tech Session for Seniors: Saint Elizabeth Community is hosting free information session at New England Tech called “Keeping Seniors Safe in the Information Age” for senior citizens or adult children of seniors. A panel of professionals who will talk about a wide array of topics including: Internet safety and social media, protecting against fraud and identity theft, banking safety, and understanding Medicare summaries and identifying fraud on your summary. 4 p.m.

‘Jazz in June’ Main Street Stroll: This month’s stroll is filled with great music – you can stroll Main Street, shop, eat and listen! From 5 to 8 on Main Street from First Avenue to Division Street.

REGISTER TODAY Historic Stroll: Local historian Bruce MacGunnigle leads a walking tour of Peirce and Main streets, talking about the history of the area, this Saturday To register, call the library’s reference desk (401-884-9510, ext. 3). Sponsored by the Friends of the EG Free Library and the Main Street Association. Meet at the library at 1 p.m. (but call first!).

Vacation Bible School signup: Need something for your kids next week? St. Luke’s Episcopal Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School open to all children. “The Peaceable Kingdom” will run Mon. thru Thursday, June 23-26, from 9 a.m. to noon. $15.

Friday, June 20

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.

EGSD Health & Wellness Subcommittee meeting: The panel meets at the school department – here’s the agenda. 111 Peirce St. 4:15 p.m.

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, June 21

Historic Stroll: Local historian Bruce MacGunnigle leads a walking tour of Peirce and Main streets, talking about the history of the area. To register, call the library’s reference desk (401-884-9510, ext. 3). Sponsored by the Friends of the EG Free Library and the Main Street Association. Meet at the library at 1 p.m. (but call first!).

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