Five Things: Goddard Beach Clean Up & More

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, July 29.

Goddard Park Beach Butt Cleanup Sunday: Cigarette butts, among the most commonly littered items in America, contain toxins and chemicals that contaminate the environment and can poison living things that come in contact with them. This cleanup at the beach at is being held in collaboration with the DEM’s Great Outdoors Pursuit to help promote healthy, smoke-free Rhode Island beaches. From 10 a.m. to noon Sunday.

Adopt-a-Pet Open House: Meet dogs and cats in need of permanent homes at the weekly open house at .

Smith’s Castle: This local jewel is located just down Post Road in North Kingstown and open today and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. for house tours and views of the grounds and gardens. It’s a great family activity.

Congratulations Save the Bay swimmers: Marie Therese Shaunessey, Bill Shaunessessy, Lily Wolfgang, Rob Wolfgang, Sally Miranda, Sherrie McCarthy, Annie McCarthy, Cynthia Blanthorne, Andrea Doyle, Joe Serdakowski, Dave Egan, Allison Falkenberry, Megan Falkenberry and all the other EG swimmers we didn’t know about! Please leave a comment if you know of other swimmers!

Congrats to Elizabeth Beisel, Silver Medalist: North Kingstown's own Elizabeth Beisel swam to a silver medal in the 4 by 100m IM yesterday. We are proud.

Doing something special for the Olympics? Are you planning some sort of Olympic-themed event, EG Patch wants to know. Leave a comment here or send me an email at elizabeth.mcnamara@patch.com


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