May Fair, Concerts, Best Buddies & More

Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, May 6.

May Breakfast: The West Bay Yacht Club’s May Breakfast starts serving up breakfast at 8 a.m. and continues until about noon. WBYC is located next to McKinley’s Pub. The meal is $8 for adults, $4 for young people, free for those under 6 years old. All are welcome.

Local concerts: Destiny Africa children’s choir continues its swing through East Greenwich, with a visit to EG United Methodist Church this morning at 10 a.m. All are welcome. In the afternoon, you can attend a classical music concert in Smith Hall at Westminister Unitarian Church. Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School staff Jay Desrosiers (classical guitar), Carrie Koslosky (voice), Karen Marks (flute), John Norigian (piano) and Nonetta Shatakhtsian (piano) will be joined by Music School students Felipe Ferreras (piano), Gracie Gilbert (violin), and Natasha Rosario (cello).  In addition, adding their unique talents will be Kate Norigian (voice) and Katelain Tavares (clarinet). Featuring music by Brahms, Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns and Schubert. Seating is limited. 4 p.m. Advance tickets may be purchased for $10 each at www.westminsteruu.org. For further information, call 884-5933.

May Fair – ‘Barn In the U.S.A.’: This and features such popular activities as pony rides, the cake walk, games and prizes, food, and other excitements. There’s a plant sale too and a silent auction. Why, there’s something for everyone and, organizers tell Patch, it won’t rain … but will take place regardless. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

‘Best Buddies’ Walk: Join Miss America’s Outstanding R.I. Teen, Ivy Shen, at the this morning at Garden City Shopping Center in Cranston. Teams or individuals can pre-register online now. All pre-registered walkers who raise $50 or more will receive the Official Best Buddies Friendship Walk t-shirt. Walk registration begins at 8.45 a.m. and the walk starts at 10. Refreshments and entertainment will follow the event. All proceeds directly support Best Buddies programs at middle school, high school and college campuses in Rhode Island.  Best Buddies is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information about the walk visit www.bestbuddiesrhodeisland.org/walk.

Smith’s Castle’s Bridge to the Past: Smith’s Castle will host its annual 17th-century encampment, with the help of re-enactors from across southern New England, from noon until 4 p.m. today and Sunday.


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