Five Things: Garage Sales, Electronics Drive
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Sept. 15.
Garage Sales today: This sale is a gala event to raise research funds for a cure for cystic fibrosis. One in 29 Caucasians are carriers of this genetic disease. The organizer’s daughter and grandson both have CF. Click here to see a video on YouTube about them. The sale has everything from clothes to jigsaw puzzles, home decor, furniture, books galore, TVs, and more. At 342 Cedar Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Another garage sale in Signal Ridge is offering dedroom dressers, Peg Perego ride-on, snow boards/boots, toys, wooden play structure w/2 slides, razor motorbike, and household items. At 60 Signal Ridge Way from 9 a.m. to noon.
Estate tag sale in Exeter: Everything must go – furniture, sterling silver, tools, clocks, cameras, china. At 20 Locust Valley Road in Exeter from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, check this event listing.
Electronics Recycling Drive: Have you collected "Too Much Tech" over the years? Recycle your electronics properly – join Bridge Technical Solutions today from 9 a.m. to noon at the Texas Roadhouse parking lot. This will be the fourth e-waste drive BRIDGE has organized and sponsored since 2009. This one, we will also have a paper shredder on hand. To learn more, check out the Bridge blog here.
EG Restaurant Week: More than 30 restaurants are taking part in EG’s first-ever Restaurant Week through Sept. 22. For a list of all the participants and other information, click here.
Sunset Cruise benefit: A Wish Come True celebrates its 30th anniversary with a very special Sunset Cruise aboard R.I.'s luxurious catamaran the Millenium. The cruise sets sail at 6 p.m. and includes a narrated tour of 10 lighthouses and islands around Jamestown and Newport, and will honor long-time supporter Rita Downing. Tickets are $50 per person. The festivities will include food, a cash bar, music with a 1980s theme, raffle prizes and more. For more information, contact Lee at (401) 781-9199. A Wish Come True is the state's oldest wish-granting organization providing the fondest wish to children ages 3 through 18 with a life-threatening illness who live in R.I. and Southeastern Mass. Since opening, A Wish Come True has granted over 1,300 wishes to local children.
'Smiles & Sangria for Sara' tomorrow: We wrote about Sara Doherty earlier this week. Sara, owner of Sundance Therapies on Main Street, has Hodgkins lymphoma and will undergo a month-long stem cell rescue treatment soon. To help with those costs not covered by health insurance, friends are holding a fundraiser for her on Sunday at the EG Fireman's Hall at 5 p.m. There will be food, music, and a silent auction. Tickets – $35 – are available at Back to Basics, Sundance, and Cortney Shae nail salon or at the door.