Recycling is ON. Appliance pickup third Saturday of the month but you must call DPW first (886-8620). For the full 2015 pickup schedule, click here.
Monday, March 9
Temperatures are predicted to be in the 40s for most of the week. Who knew 40 degrees could feel so fabulous!?!
AfterProm EG decorations meeting: Creative folks and worker bees are encouraged to attend today’s meeting in the EGHS lobby. 5:30 p.m.
Housing Authority meeting: The panel will hear an update on the 2880 South County Trail 10-unit project. Here’s the complete agenda. 146 First Ave., at 5:30 a.m.
Town Council meeting: The Cove Commission will make a presentation and the council may vote on a revised 6-month moratorium on marijuana-related growing and sales activities. Here’s the agenda. Town Hall. 7 p.m.
Donations sought for Carrie Mac Memorial Garden: The Carrie Mac Memorial Garden donations are still being accepted. Organizers said they are getting close to their goal but are looking for a few more donations to put them over the top. You can read more about the effort here. If you would like to donate, please stop by the Guidance Office & see Barb or Sherry or mail your donation to the East Greenwich High School, 300 Avenger Drive, East Greenwich, RI 02818, Attn: Guidance Department, Sherry or Barb.
Tuesday, March 10
School Committee meeting: On the agenda, Aramark will discuss cafeteria health department violations and the debate over the fiscal year 2016 budget.
Wednesday, March 11
Lunch on the Hill: Every Wednesday in the dining room at St. Luke’s, 99 Peirce St., lunch is served for all in need, from 11:15 to 12:15. In addition to St. Luke’s, Our Lady of Mercy, Christ Church and Westminister Unitarian churches have all taken on a Wednesday to serve the meal and local restaurants Jiggers, Wild Harvest, Crosby’s Cafe, and T’s take turns providing the food. If you are interested in helping, contact Steve McCloughlin ([email protected] or 225-5540) or Steve Bartlett ([email protected] 885-5889).
Board of Assessment Review meeting: The panel meets in Conference Room A at Town Hall. Here’s the agenda. 6 p.m.
AfterProm EG Community Outreach meeting: All are welcome at this meeting at Wild Harvest on South County Trail. 6 p.m.
Historic District Commission meeting: The panel meets in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Here’s the agenda. 6 p.m.
EG-Cowesett New Neighbors meeting: This month’s meeting takes place at David-Max, 187 Main St. Owner Courtney Grady-Calcione will demonstrate how to refinish old furniture and create new treasures from old items. From 7 to 9 p.m.
Frenchtown PTG meeting: The group will be discussing next year’s budget among other topics. In the cafeteria at 7 p.m.
Thursday, March 12
School Policy Subcommittee meeting: Here’s the agenda. In the Superintendent’s Conference Room, 111 Peirce St. 7:30 a.m.
Friday, March 13
Teen Center: Sponsored by the Town of East Greenwich and the Town Substance Abuse Program, the Teen Center is a weekly drop-in location for teens to gather and “hang out” with other teens. At the gymnasium at Eldredge Elementary. For more information, contact Bob Houghtaling at 401-230-2246.
Saturday, March 14
Clown Town! The West Bay Women’s Club’s 50th (!) annual Clown Town takes place today at St. Luke’s. The event is geared to children ages 2 to 12 but is a favorite of kids of all ages. Admission is free. Game tickets are 50 cents each and raffle tickets are $1. All the money raised goes toward helping people in West Bay communities. Volunteers (6th grader or older) needed – contact Linda Mensinger Nunez at 884-6247. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wine and Wonderful: The Rotary Club of East Greenwich’s annual “Wine and Wonderful Extravaganza” is coming up on March 20th at Swift Community Center. It’s a great night with food sampling from several great East Greenwich restaurants, gourmet beer and wine tasting, games, music and fun for all. This year they are unveiling a new format, with raffles, a “wine grab,” our popular heads-and-tails game and more. Tickets and/or tables can be reserved online. Click Here or you can buy tickets at the door.
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