Five Things: Winter Market, Story Hour, Parade Prep

Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Nov. 10.

Transfer Station:
It's open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. It's got to be the R.I. transfer station with the best view, located on Crompton Avenue between the Town Boat Ramp and the Sewage Treatment Plant. 

Coastal Growers Winter Farmers Market: The Winter Farmers Market in North Kingstown is back. Miss your Tallulah’s Tacos? You can pick some up at the winter market! You can also pick up produce, meat, baked goods and artisan goods. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lafayette Mill at 650 Ten Rod Road in North Kingstown.

Symposium Books story hour:
At Story Hour at Symposium Books every week they pick a new story and read it to the kids with animal crackers and fun! Favorite stories are "No Matter What" and "Jungle Explorer." Come early and help pick the story, and better yet, there is a 10 percent additional discount on everything in the store during story hour! From 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

EG artist Alice Benvie Gebhart at Gallery Eleven: Gallery Eleven Fine Art at 11 State Street in Bristol welcomes Alice Benvie Gebhart in their show, "The Luminous Colors of Fall," from 5 to 8 p.m. Alice uses glass as her medium to translate the average day-to-day into vibrant, energetic celebrations of art. The show will run from November 8 through December 2. Please stop in and enjoy refreshments as you view the show and meet our guest and resident artists.

Veterans Day Parade on Sunday: Veterans Day is Nov. 11, Sunday, and in keeping with tradition the parade to honor our veterans steps off on that day, but note the time – 2 p.m. This is a chance to thank all those who have served our country, and to do it in style! The parade begins at Academy Field, proceeds up Spring Street to Mawney Street to First Avenue to Main Street to Town Hall. Be there!

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