Today In EG: Wear Green, Eat Cabbage, Drink Beer

by | Mar 17, 2014

Monday, March 17

St. Patrick’s Day! The seniors will be celebrating with their annual St. Patrick’s Day luncheon, including live music and even some dancing. What do you like to do for St. Patrick’s Day?


Tuesday, March 18

Autism workshop: Social & Emotional Developmental Needs and Sibling Relationships! (Part 2) will focus on elementary age children. Kristin Long, Ph.D, is the speaker. At Meadowbrook Farms Elementary School, 2 Chestnut Drive. From 2 to 3:30 p.m. Please RSVP to Nina Mackta, 398-1634 or [email protected].

EG Housing Authority meeting: The agenda (which you’ll find here) includes an update on 10-unit development going in at 2880 South County Trail. 146 First Ave. 4:15 p.m.

Art Talk at EG Free Library: Friends of the Library presents “Questions and Answers About Methods, Mediums, Magic of Abstract Art,” featuring Uli Brahmst and Ken Steinkamp. East Greenwich Free Library. 6 to 8 p.m.

School Committee Meeting: The next School Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7:00p.m. in the Cole library. You’ll find the agenda here.

Land Trust meeting: The panel meets in the conference room across from Council Chambers at Town Hall. 6:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda.

Wednesday, March 19

St. Joseph’s Day: In other words, zeppole day. Felicia’s does gangbuster zeppole business this time of year. They are giant and come in many different flavors. If you know of another local zeppole purveyor, let me know ([email protected]).

Planning Board meeting: On the agenda is a Master Plan application by Spencer’s Corner Estates II, a five-lot residential subdivision located on Shippeetown Road and the Spencers Grant Drive cul-de-sac, as well as continued discussion of the revised sign ordinance. The full agenda is here. Town Hall. 7 p.m.

Thursday, March 20

Citizens Who Care meeting: The group will discuss two upcoming community presentations, on diversity and bullying, as well as looking for ideas for pre-prom initiatives. All are welcome. EG Police Station Community Room. 10 a.m.

And …

Spring Soccer signups: Some day it really will be warm enough to play soccer outside again. So, if you want your child involved, now’s the time to sign up for Ocean State Soccer’s spring season, which starts April 5. The recreational program is for ages 3 to 18 and includes eight games (all on Saturdays) plus mid-weekly practices in North Kingstown. You can register at Call 294-7272 with any questions or email [email protected].

EG Little League: There’s still time to sign up for Little League Baseball, Softball and Tee Ball (and Junior/Senior league, see below). Registration is open to all boys and girls from 4 years old and up. Also, EGLL is accepting registrations for a Challenger Division that is tailored for children that may be challenged physically or mentally. This program is open to kids aged 4-18, or up to 22 if still enrolled in high school. Go to to begin your registration. Questions? Email John M. Sullivan @ [email protected].  

EG Little League Junior/Senior league signups: The Junior/Senior league (ages 13-16) runs from mid-April to mid-June, with the chance to play on a tournament team after the season. If you are interested in the Junior/Senior League, visit to sign up today. If you have any questions, please contact Bill O’Connell at 401-886-4519 or [email protected] or Anthony Giarrusso at [email protected].

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