Five Things: New Month, No Games, Some Teens
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Feb 1.
It’s FEBRUARY! … ‘nuff said.
Teen Center: Weekly teen drop-in center open for all East Greenwich teens. Every Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Eldredge Elementary School Gymnasium. Contact Bob Houghtaling for more information at 230-2246.
Avenger Home Action: Ok, there’s no home game action until Tuesday (when the Girls Basketball team plays Tiverton at 5:15 and 7 p.m). But, tomorrow night (Sat.!) there’s “near-home” action when the Boys Hockey team meets Johnston-North Providence at Thayer Arena in nearby Warwick. To check out all the Avenger action, click here for the Booster Club’s great website.
Parks & Rec February Vacation Sign Ups: Registration begins by mail began Jan. 28 for the EG Parks and Recreation Department's February Vacation programs. Four full days of trips and activities for area children, in grades 1-6, will be offered. Children may either sign up for a whole day of activities or simply a trip or a project. Flyers and registration forms were passed out at the local elementary schools and are available at the office, the Town Hall, the Library, or on the web at www.eastgreenwichri.com.
Join the fun: Biomes Marine Biology Center, Monster Mini Golf, Adventures in Space, Kingstown Bowl, ice skating, Aim High Academy, Roger Williams Park Zoo, Narragansett Ocean Club. Contact the office for more information at 886-8626-ext. 1.
Taste of the World 2 is coming! It will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, at Restaurant 1149. This parents' night out event is being held to raise money to equip classrooms at Meadowbrook Farms and Hanaford Elementary Schools with cutting-edge technology. The evening will feature a silent auction, raffles, a 50/50 drawing, great food and a cash bar. Numerous local and national companies have donated wonderful items for this event including tickets for four to Disney World and a stay in a hotel just outside of the resort, an iPad, wine tastings, hair cuts for every member of the family (including Fido!), gift cards to area restaurants and much more! Tickets are $20 and are available at http://www.mfhstechnologygroup.org/. *Adults only, please.
Booster Club’s Ultimate Hoedown: It's time to giddy up and head on over to the second annual Booster Bash benefitting East Greenwich Athletics! The Ultimate Hoedown-Booster Throwdown takes place Saturday, Feb. 9, 2012 at the Quonset O Club. Bull rides, line dancing, appetizers, dinner, dessert, and silent auction. All for $40 per person($45 at the door). 21+ Please mosey on over to their website www.goavengers.org to register. Don't miss the party of the year! It will be a boot-scootin' good time!