Today In EG: Route 2 North of Division Closed Thru A.M. Commute

by | Aug 20, 2014

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The Barton Corner Route 95 bridge over Route 2 north of Division Street Tuesday evening. 


 

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.

Wednesday, Aug. 20

Route 2 closed: The state Department of Transportation is moving a new Route 95 bridge (known as the Barton Corner Bridge) into place and will be closing Route 2 between Division Street and East Greenwich Avenue from 10 p.m. Tuesday night through the Wednesday morning commute.

 

Young Adult Book Club: Symposium Books, 1000 Division St., hosts the Young Adult Book Club, with discussion of Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell, Wednesday. 5 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 21

Author visit: Julien Ayotte, author of the novel Dangerous Bloodlines, will be at Symposium Books, 1000 Division St., Thursday at 6 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 22

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.

Route 2 closed: The state Department of Transportation is moving a new Route 95 bridge (known as the Barton Corner Bridge) into place and will be closing Route 2 between Division Street and East Greenwich Avenue from noon Friday through the afternoon commute.

Saturday, Aug. 23

Sharing Locker: The Sharing Locker takes place the third Saturday of every month at Westminister Unitarian Church and is a place for people in need to get toiletries, pet food and other items not given out at food pantries. For more information, contact the church at (401) 884-5933. 119 Kenyon Avenue. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

East Greenwich Arts Festival: The 4th Annual EG Arts Festival takes place Saturday and Sunday at New England Tech. More than 150 contemporary Amarican arts and crafts artists will be displaying their work, along with strolling entertainment including Rhode Island’s Big Nazo puppets. There will be a childrens art area too. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

David-Max Parking Lot Sale: David-Max is holding a parking lot sale Saturday, with furniture, home decor, accessories and more on sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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