Today In EG: Liquor License Hearing, Farmers Market

by | Sep 21, 2014

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.

Monday, Sept. 22

EG Farmers Market: This is the best time to visit the EG Farmers Market – tomatoes! apples! baked goods! ready to eat Pat’s Pastured burgers & sausages! seafood! corn! dahlias! and more! From 3 to 6 p.m. at Academy Field. Read more about the market here.

Town Council meeting: On the agenda, the council will consider granting victualing and liquor licenses to the owner of the proposed cigar bar at the site of the former Scramblers, and continuation of a public hearing on a proposed wind turbine ordinance. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7 p.m.

EG’s Third Annual Restaurant Week: East Greenwich’s 3rd Annual Restaurant Week goes through Sept. 28, with more than 30 local restaurants participating. Find out more at the EG Chamber of Commerce website here.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Zoning Board meeting: The panel will consider two applications for in-law apartments. Here’s the agenda. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Lunch on the Hill: Turns out there IS such thing as a free lunch, twice a month in the dining room at St. Luke’s. Lunch is served for all in need, from 11:15 to 12:15.

Rosh Hashanah begins: The Jewish New Year celebration begins this evening and lasts until Friday evening, Sept. 26.

Thursday, Sept. 25

No School: Because of Rosh Hashanah, there is no school today.

Friday, Sept. 26

Goddard Park Farmers Market: Among the vendors at the Goddard Park market, several farmers, bakers (both for humans and dogs!), crafts, fish and poultry. Fridays through Oct. 31. 375 Ives Road. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 27

Electronics Recycling at St. Luke’s: Goodwill is holding an electronics recycling drive at St. Luke’s Church, 99 Peirce St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Goodwill accepts all electronics, working or not, EXCEPT flat-screen TVs.

EG Police Department Tree Planting: The new EG Tree Commission is celebrating Arbor Day in September with its inaugural tree planting – three crabapple trees in front of the EG Police Department. Everyone is welcome. 176 First Avenue. 3 p.m.

‘Race to Nowhere’ screening: The Academy Foundation and Start School Later are sponsoring a showing of “Race to Nowhere,” a documentary that challenges the way the educational system operates today. In the auditorium at St. Luke’s Church, 99 Peirce St. 4 p.m. Free.

Singles Mingle @ Symposium: Dating websites are good, but Symposium Books is holding a weekly “Singles Mingle” from 5 to 7 p.m.

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