Today In EG: Sailing Fundraiser, School Planning, Lobstah

by | May 12, 2014

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Recycling is OFF this week. In addition, yard waste will be picked up every week this month. For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.

Tuesday, May 13

EGHS Sailing Team fundraiser: The high school’s sailing team does not receive funding from the school department so it relies on fundraising to help cover costs. You can help – come to Nautika Tuesday night. Pay $20 at the door and receive a coupon that entitles you to a beer or wine of the restaurant’s choice and Appetizers will be served. 28 Water St., from 4 to 6 p.m.

School Committee: A  Strategic Planning Workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13th at 5:45p.m. in the Cole library.  All are welcome to attend.  See the attached agenda.

Lobster Roll Sale – last day to order: The Westminster Unitarian Church’s annual rite of spring – the lobster roll sale – is going on now. Lobster Roll Day is Friday, May 16, but you have to order by Tuesday, May 13. Each roll is $9.50 and includes a bag of potato chips. To order or get more information, check out the WU website here.

Wednesday, May 14

Board of Assessors meeting: On the agenda, the panel will be reviewing the voter rolls for the Financial Town Meeting June 10. At Town Hall, 3:30 p.m.

EG Free Library Board of Trustees meeting: Here’s the agenda. At the library, 4 p.m.

Calling for ‘Challenger’ buddies: The EG Little League has established its first-ever Challenger baseball team for children with special needs and the league is looking for a few more buddies (non-disabled youths) to help out. You will be helping athletes with special needs enjoy the game of baseball. If you child is interested in helping out, there’s a meeting at Cragan Fieldhouse at 8:30 p.m. (the field is on Reilly Avenue off 4th Street past OLM Church). Question? Email John Sullivan at [email protected].

Historic District Commission meeting: The panel meets in Council Chambers at Town Hall. You’ll find the agenda here.

Thursday, May 15

Citizens Who Care meeting: All are welcome & encouraged to attend. We will be discussing the upcoming prom/graduation, mental health awareness month & ideas for the next school year. EGPD Community Room. will be at 10 a.m.

Friday, May 16

Bike to Work Day: Give it a try! Read about it here.

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.


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.

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