Five Things: Cookout, Concert & More

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Aug. 2.

Pre-Concert Cookout: St. Luke’s continues the tradition it began a few years ago with a free cookout before the concert that's open to any and all. This is a community event and you are sure to know someone. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m., with the concert at 6:30 right across the parking lot.

Concert at Academy Field: This is it, the final Thursday concert of the summer. Tonight features the Ten Rod Ramblers, a folk-rock band. Bring a blanket, some chairs, something to drink and nibble on and you’ve got yourself a lovely evening. The music goes from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Brought to you by the EG Parks & Rec Department.

Great Graffiti Contest is this Saturday: The East Greenwich Housing Authority and the Town of East Greenwich are sponsoring , Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at London and Duke streets. The event is free and open to the public (rain date is Sunday, Aug. 5). Join in, or come as a spectator – either way, it’s a great event!

Readers’ Choice: We are looking for votes for the couple dozen Readers’ Choice polls current running on the site. What’s your favorite town event? Or your favorite place for nightlife? What about the best place to get a massage? We want to know! For a list of all the polls, .

Weather: It's going to get warmer today. Expect temperatures to reach into the high 80s today, with humid conditions. Heck, after all, it is summer!


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