Five+ Things: ‘Sinatra’, Stories, Station
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Feb 16.
‘Sinatra’ at the Odeum: Chris Jason and The Sinatra Live Big Band will perform one of Frank Sinatra’s most famous concerts – "Sinatra At The Sands" in 1966 – at the newly reopened Greenwich Odeum theater. Jason is considered to be one of the most accurate interpreters of Frank around, performing over 200 per years, both solo and with The Sinatra Live Big Band. He was one of the performers at the Odeum’s reopening gala Jan. 30. Tickets, $27.50 in advance, $30 at the door, are on sale at www.theodeum.org and 401-885-4000.
Story Hour at Symposium Books: Children (and their adults) are invited to Story Hour at Symposium Books. Every week they pick a new story and read it to the kids with animal crackers and fun. Favorite stories are "No Matter What" and "Jungle Explorer." Come early and help pick the story, and better yet, there is a 10 percent additional discount on everything in the store during story hour! 11:30 a.m.
Coastal Growers Winter Farmers Market: The Winter Farmers Market in North Kingstown features many vendors from the EG Farmers Market as well as some others. Miss your Tallulah’s Tacos? You can pick some up at the winter market! You can also pick up produce, meat, baked goods and artisan goods. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lafayette Mill at 650 Ten Rod Road in North Kingstown.
‘Station’ book signing: Barnes & Noble Warwick is pleased to host Marlilyn Bellermore for a book signing for her book, The Night the Music Ended. This book is presented in the memory of The Station Nightclub and its victims. The book focuses on the music, interviews with the very bands that attracted so many devoted fans to this popular club. Quiet Riot, The Dave Davies Band, Warrant, The Fixx and many more. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to The Station Fire Memorial Foundation.
EGHS Hockey: You can see both the Boys and the Girls (Co-op) teams play close to home today. The Boys play Lincoln at 4:30 p.m. and the Girls EG/Cranston Co-op plays Narr./NK/SK Co-op at 6 p.m. Both games are at the Benny Mageria Ice Rink in West Warwick. Go Avengers!
Water Street closed: Water Street at the Barbara Tuft's Playground (Lion Street) will be closed 24 hours a day for approximately 5 weeks. No traffic will be able to pass because of the vertical trench sheeting that will be in the road. This construction is to replace the 90-year-old sewer main from the bottom of King Street to the Waste Water Treatment Facility. If you have any questions, contact the Department of Public Works at 886-8618.
Vacation head’s up: I’m away (really!) through Sat., Feb. 23. Asst. Regional Editor Patrick Luce will be manning the site in my absence. His email is firstname.lastname@example.org. But if you have something that can wait for my return, please do wait. I will have my phone but will be trying to not respond to work emails!