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School Committee, Land Trust & Trivia

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Jan. 21.

Credit: EG Patch
Credit: EG Patch

NO recycle pickup this week: Just trash goes to the curb this week. For the DPW calendar, click here.

Kitchen Medicine: Members and friends of the Cindy Wood Garden Club are invited to learn about healing foods from EG resident AeRhee Lee, a pharmacist by trade. She has developed a line of gentle food restoratives based on Korean comfort food called juk, porridge-style foods made with organic grains and herbal infusions to aid in various health needs. Anyone interested in these healing foods or the garden club is invited to attend. Call Marnie Sandham at 886-9266 or Joni Plunkett at 885-2868 for more information. The Old Jail, 110 King St. 9:30 a.m. 

Historic Cemetery Commission meeting: The newly appointed commission will elect officials at the meeting at Town Hall. Here’s the full agenda. 6 p.m.

Municipal Land Trust meeting: On the agenda is an update of work taking place at Boesch Farm. At the Town Council Conference Room at Town Hall. 6:30 p.m.

School Committee meeting: On the agenda is further discussion and a vote on 1:1 devices for EGHS and Cole students in September. You can read more about the proposal here and about how 1:1 is working in one West Warwick Elementary School here. In the library at Cole Middle School. 7 p.m.

Trivia Night Benefit for NK Food Pantry: Bravo Pizza is holding a series of trivia nights to benefit the North Kingstown Food Pantry. Teams of 2 to 6 players can register to compete in any of trivia nights from Jan. 21 to Feb. 25. Call 398-2500 or register your team on Bravo’s Facebook page. Gift Certificate Prizes to Bravo and Area Merchants will be awarded to the top 2 teams. Teams are asked to bring items for the NK Food Pantry when they come for Trivia Night. Items most in need now are: personal hygiene items such as toilet paper, dish washing soap, laundry soap, toothpaste, soaps and shaving creams, and shampoos.

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Meadowbrook Farms Preschool seeks peer models: The East Greenwich Public Preschool is looking for community peers for our integrated preschool classrooms. Open house will be on Monday, Feb. 3, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Feb. Break rec program signup: The East Greenwich Parks and Recreation Department is offering four days of trips and activities for area children, in grades 1-6, during the February vacation break. Children may sign up for a whole day of activities or simply a trip or a project. Registrations will begin on Monday, Jan. 27. To get a preapproved online account, submit an online account request form to the office prior to the sign up date. For paper registrations, get your form to the office prior to Jan. 27 – the office will begin enrolling forms lottery style on that date. Your best chance of getting your selection is via the online process as classes will fill on a first come basis and the office can only process paper forms one at a time. Camperships and reduced fees are available for those on public assistance. Flyers and registration forms are available at the office, the Town Hall, or at www.eastgreenwichri.com.

EG Little League registration is open: Spring is on its way! It’s that time of year again, and Little League baseball, softball and tee ball registration is open. Registration is open to all boys and girls from 4 years old and up.  Simply go to www.egllri.com to begin your registration. Questions? Email John M. Sullivan (Jsully2698@cox.net).

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