Opening Day, Bleachery Cleanup & More

Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, April 28.

EGLL Opening Day: Little Leaguers will take part in the EGLL Opening Day parade and ceremonies this morning. The parade steps off from at 10 a.m. and proceeds down Church Street, to Main Street and south and west over to . The ceremony will follow immediately after the parade. Then it’s time to play ball!

“Aladdin Kids”: Students from Hanaford and Meadowbrook star in Aladdin Kids at at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door.

Prescription Drug Give Back this Saturday: If you have prescription drugs you need to dispose of, drop them off at the this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Bleachery Pond cleanup: Join Evan Carpenter as he works on his Eagle Scout project to clean up the Bleachery trail and falls at 9 a.m. with everyone meeting at St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Pat’s Pastured on-farm sale: The on-farm store at (830 South Rd.) this morning rom 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For sale will be grass-fed beef & lamb, pastured pork, chicken, turkey and free-range chicken and duck eggs! The first 10 customers receive a free dozen eggs and all customers get a ticket for a chance to win a Pat's Pastured Gift Certificate for $30.

But, wait, there's more ... a sixth item today!

Volunteers in Mission Auction: The is the primary fundraiser for the 's annual Volunteers in Mission Trip. For the past 20 years, a work team of high school students and adult volunteers has traveled to Johns Island, S.C., during February school vacation to rebuild homes of those in need as identified by the Rural Mission of The Sea Islands. The silent auction and item preview at the church begin at 6 tonight. The live auction begins at 7. There is no admission charge and complementary child care is available. Food items, donated by Greenwich Bay Gourmet, Greenwich Pizzeria & Marketplace, and church members, will be offered free of charge. All are welcome — encouraged! — to come. Get some great deals and help these missioners.


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