Straw Poll, Sailing, A Sale & More
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, April 19.
Hill & Harbor Knitting & Crochet Group: Do you love to Knit or Crochet? Stop in and share your designs and ideas with the Hill & Harbor Knitting and Crochet Group. It meets at the EG Free Library from 1 to 3 p.m. and all are welcome. That means you, beginners. And you, yarn pros. For more information please contact Rosemary Carlson at 865-0800.
Sailor Gary Jobson @ EGYC: Spend an evening with Gary Jobson, America's Cup veteran, US Sailing president, author, and ESPN Sailing Analyst, as he presents “Sailing, Speed and Passion,” all to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. To reserve your tickets, contact the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Avenger home action: Boys Volleyball goes up against West Warwick today, with the JV game at 4:45 p.m. and the Varsity game at 6:30 p.m. Boys Lacrosse will play Cumberland, with the JV game at 4 p.m. and the Varsity at 6 p.m.
EG GOP meeting & straw poll: The 2012 election kickoff is the focus of tonight's meeting at Caprice of the EG Republican Town Committee. John Robitaille, gubernatorial candidate in 2010, and all three EG General Assembly members — State Senators Dawson Hodgson and Glen Shibley, and State Representative Robert Watson. The committee will also hold a presidential straw poll in advance of next Tuesday’s presidential primary election. All are welcome; no cost, but a cash bar will be available. 7 p.m.
Wheeler Clothing Sale: Okay, this is a field trip, but the reputation of this annual sale is strong enough that we list it here. The Wheeler School Parents Association collects a year’s worth of clothing and other items, then sells them here. From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Wheeler School Gym, 407 Brook St. in Providence.