Five Things: Veterans Day Parade Sunday
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Nov. 9.
'Hiring Our Heroes' Job Fair for Veterans: This free hiring fair for veteran job seekers, active-duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses takes place at CCRI, 400 East Ave., in Warwick. It’s a great opportunity to meet with and talk to potential employers. Two free workshops will also be held at this job fair: "Your Elevator Speech: Getting you to the next level" from 1 to 2 p.m., and "How to Network Yourself While Looking For a Job" from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. From 1 to 4 p.m. To register, call: 401-275-4359, or email: email@example.com.
Yoga fundraiser: “Arms Wide Open,” a yoga fundraising event with Focus Yoga teacher, Tobi Jedrey, will raise money for the American Red Cross. All are welcome, any amount will do – cash or checks made out to the American Red Cross. At Focus Yoga, 63 Cedar St., at 6 p.m.
Teen Center: The Teen Center has provided a great place to hang out on Friday evenings for decades now. They meet at the gym at Eldredge School but you don’t have to play basketball to enjoy the camraderie. From 6 to 8 p.m.
Avenger Football: Cheer on the Avengers tonight at Carcieri Field when they host Burrillville. At 7 p.m. To read about last Saturday's game against Middletown, click here.
Veterans Day Parade on Sunday: Veterans Day is Nov. 11, Sunday, and in keeping with tradition the parade to honor our veterans steps off on that day, but note the time – 2 p.m. This is a chance to thank all those who have served our country, and to do it in style! The parade begins at Academy Field, proceeds up Spring Street to Mawney Street to First Avenue to Main Street to Town Hall. Be there!