Recycling is OFF; yard waste pickup is ON (yard waste is being picked up EVERY week through November). For the full 2014 pickup schedule, click here.
Monday, Nov. 24
CCK Supper: It’s time for a little early Thanksgiving, with Christ Community Kitchen’s monthly meal for any and all. In the dining room at St. Luke’s Church. 5 to 6:30 p.m.
East Greenwich Inauguration: Tonight’s the night all the newly-elected town and school officials are sworn in. For the Town Council, that means Sue Cienki, Michael Isaacs*, Mark Schwager, Bill Stone and Sean Todd. For the School Committee, it’s Michael Fain, David Osborne, Yan Sun and Mary Ellen Winters*. Chuck Barton will be sworn in as town moderator. Reception to follow. At Swift Community Center at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 25
School Committee Mental Health Subcommittee meeting: The panel meets in the Guidance Office at EGHS at 10 a.m. You’ll find the agenda here.
Pat’s Pastured Thanksgiving Market: Cranberries, centerpieces, breads, pies, coffee, soda, organic veggies, and meat, eggs and poultry will be on sale at Pat’s Pastured’s annual Thanksgiving Market. If you haven’t reserved a turkey yet, contact Sue at [email protected], to see if there are any left. Here’s a link to their website for more information about the market: http://www.patspastured.com/2014-thanksgiving-turkeys. 830 South Road, EG. From 3 to 7 p.m.
Zoning Board meeting: The panel meets in Council Chambers at Town Hall. Find the agenda here. 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 26
Lunch on the Hill: Turns out there IS such thing as a free lunch, every Wednesday in the dining room at St. Luke’s. Lunch is served for all in need, from 11:15 to 12:15.
Thursday, Nov. 27
Friday, Nov. 28
FINAL DAY TO ORDER! EG Rotary Citrus Drive: It’s that time again – time to purchase that box of oranges or grapefruit that will see you through the darkest days of winter. Or perhaps apples or pears strike your fancy – you can order them, too. Order online atwww.egrotary.orgor call 885-4650. Order deadline is Nov. 28.
Black Friday or Buy Nothing Day: You choose.
Saturday, Nov. 29
Hill & Harbour Turkey Trot: The fourth-annual 1K Fun Run and 5K Turkey Trot are a great response to Thanksgiving excess. You can register online or sign up on the day. For all the details, check out our story here.
Small Business Saturday: After the Turkey Trot, stick around (or come back) for Small Business Saturday. There will be a trolley running up and down Main Street so you don’t have to worry about finding the perfect parking place. Celebrate – and buy – local! Find out more in this article here and find out all the specials on the EG Chamber of Commerce website here.
Sunday, Nov. 30
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. EG Animal Hospital, 4302 Post Road, Cowesett. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Build a Gingerbread House: This popular fundraiser for London Bridge preschool takes place at the EG Firemen’s Hall. Each freshly baked house is $25 – icing and candy are provided. Call Janet at (401) 886-5347 for more information. From 1 to 5 p.m.
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