Five+ Things: Concerts x 3, Ugly Sweaters, Beach Workout
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Dec. 16.
First Lutheran Church Annual Toy Sale: Come and enjoy a complimentary brunch on Saturday and childcare while you shop for very gently used toys, games, books, and activities to help make Christmas bright for the children in your life! Clothed in Christ Thrift Shop will also be open on Saturday. (Goodwill offerings are welcome and will be donated to the East Greenwich Interfaith Fund which helps with heat and rental assistance.) Today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Frozen Clam preview workout: A fun outdoor workout led by Ryan McGowan of Laid-back Fitness. This event is a fundraiser for the Frozen Clam Plunge on New Year’s Day, which benefits the Rhode Island Mentoring Partnership. All are welcome; the workout is modified depending on your fitness level. Recommended donation of $5-20 per person. The beach at Goddard Park. From 11:30 to 12:30.
Adopt-A-Pet Open House: Animals are available for viewing and adoption today with the assistance of a dedicated East Greenwich Animal Protection League member. The open house takes place at Greenwich Bay Animal Hospital from 10:30 to 1 p.m. Individual appointments are also available.
Ugly Sweater Party at Karma Couture: Whether it's got a blinking Rudolph nose or is a handknit Christmas stocking, the folks at Karma Couture want to see you in it today from noon to 6. This is their first annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Party. Take 30 percent off everything in the store. The Ugly sweater is optional but if you do wear it you get an additional 5 percent off! (We have extras if necessary.) Champagne and other refreshments will be served.
The Music Man! By the players of Cole Middle School. Come see the final performance, a matinee performance today at 4 p.m. at East Greenwich High School.
Jazz Meets Broadway concert: Musicians and brothers Bo and Bill Winiker perform this afternoon at Cole Middle School, a combination of jazz and Broadway tunes. Sponsored by the Ira S. and Anna Galkin Charitable Trust. The concert, which is free, goes from 3 to 5 p.m. All are welcome and refreshments will be served.
St. Gregory the Great Christmas Concert: St. Gregory the Great Music Ministry will present a Concert of Lessons and Carols Sunday afternoon at 4 at St. Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Rd, Warwick. The concert will feature biblical readings and songs to celebrate the seasons of Advent and Christmas. The Parish Choir, Children’s Choir, Youth Ensemble, Emmaus Ensemble and guest soloists will perform. A free will offering will be taken at the concert to benefit the “Keep the Heat On” campaign for heating assistance in RI. For more information, call 884-1666.
St. Luke’s Christmas Concert: All are welcome on Sunday at 4 p.m. for St. Luke’s annual Christmas Concert featuring the Jubilate Bell Choir and St. Luke's children and adult choirs for a fabulous evening of song and Christmas spirit. Canned foods will be collected at the door and there will be a cookie reception following the concert. At St. Luke’s.