Mushrooms sprouted everywhere after the humid, rainy weather. Credit: Noel Bailey
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.
Friday, July 18
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.
Johnny the K at EGHS: Every Friday during July and into August, EG Parks & Rec presents a show for children and their lucky adults. Today is a performance by Jonny the K, a musician, from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. in the auditorium at EGHS.
Saturday, July 12
Historic District Clean up:The town and the Main Street Association are holding an “Every Day is Earth Day” cleanup of the Hill & Harbor District. Participants are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at Academy Field. From there, people will fan out. All are welcome. If you have questions, contact the Planning Dept.’s Juliana Berry at [email protected] or 886-8645 ext. 1.
Sunday, July 13
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. At a NEW LOCATION: EG Animal Hospital, 4302 Post Road. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kids Chess Club: Symposium Books hosts a Chess Club for children ages 7 to 14 every Sunday, taught by chess master Joe Martin. The first session is free. 1000 Division Street (near Panera). 1 p.m.