New recycling bins delivered THIS week: Starting today, the Public Works Dept. will be dropping off the new, blue 96-gallon recycle bins for you to use every other week. You should put your recycling on the curb as usual this week. Pickup under the new system (i.e. automated trucks) begins the week of Sept. 23. If you want to get rid of your old containers after this week, you can drop them at the EG Highway Garage on Bear Swamp Road off Frenchtown Road on Saturday, Sept. 28, and Saturday, Oct. 19, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Help the homeless at Finn’s Harbourside: A fundraiser to benefit Amos House takes place at Finn’s Harbourside Thursday night, with hors d'oeuvres, complimentary drinks and live entertainment. The event will include a silent auction and raffle, with prizes including hotels stays, Red Sox and Patriots tickets and gift cards. Starting at 6 p.m.
Municipal Court: Town Hall reverts to a courtroom once a month for East Greenwich Municipal Court. Anyone who has been cited for breaking a town law must report to the court. 6 p.m. in Council Chambers.
Avenger Home Action: The Girls Volleyball team plays Cranston West at 6:30 (varsity) and 4:45 p.m. (JV). The Girls Field Hockey team plays NKHS at 6:30 (varsity) and 5:30 (JV). For all the EGHS Avenger action, check out the Booster Club’s website here.
On Friday …
Goddard Park Farmers Market: The market at Goddard Park is back. It’s a great way to get ready for the weekend. Off Ives Road, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
EGHS Best Buddies meeting: Any East Greenwich High School student interested in joining the school's chapter of Best Buddies should attend a brief informational meeting immediately after school on Friday in the school cafeteria. You can learn more about Best Buddies here.
Avenger Home Action: The Girls Tennis against Mt. St. Charles at 3:30 p.m. Boys Soccer team plays Classical at 4 p.m. (varsity) and 6 p.m. (JV). The Football team plays its season opener at 7 p.m. against Exeter/West Greenwich. For all the EGHS Avenger action, check out the Booster Club’s website here.