Monday Essentials: Online Rec Signups, Frenchtown Commons Zone Change

Your guide for life in East Greenwich this week.

Cemetery sheen, Sunday, Dec. 15.
Cemetery sheen, Sunday, Dec. 15.

Recycles Pickup This Week: This is the week to pull your big blue toter to the curb for pickup on your regular trash pickup day. For more information, check out the town’s DPW website here.

EG Rec winter-spring sign ups begin today: You can set up an account and sign up online now. Here’s more information.

Indoor farmers market: Check out East Greenwich's Indoor Winter Market this afternoon. "Arts & Farms" will be open from 3 to 6 p.m. serving hot coffee and selling many of your grocery needs. Say hello to our pet goats, Peaches-n-Cream and Trinity, and bring your kids to the weekly story hour from 5 to 6 p.m. by Wendy Fachon. From 3 to 6 p.m.

Town Council meeting: The Council will weigh a zone change on Frenchtown Commons. In Council Chambers at Town Hall. 7:15 p.m. 

On Tuesday …

Blood Drive at EGHS: Anyone can donate blood in this high school blood drive. Give one of the best gifts ever. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Click here to make an appointment.

School Committee meeting: On the agenda are second readings of the internet policy and the graduation NECAP waiver policy. In the library at Cole Middle School. 7 p.m.

Land Trust meeting: On the agenda are updates of the Boesch farmhouse repairs and the farm itself. The meeting takes place in the Council conference room 

On Thursday …

'Ubuntu,' A Gathering of Friends: Diversity educator and trainer Lew Dodley is back in town and will hold this session of discussion about diversity. Sponsored by The Student Agenda, a student group, and the Academy Foundation. In the Community Room at the EGPD. 6:30 p.m.

Songs of Christmas Concert: Phoebe Madden and her students present a concert of Christmas music, accompanied by Phillip Martorella. At the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 118 Division Street. 7 p.m. Free.

Children’s Workshop’s 4th Annual Parents’ Night Out: As a holiday gift, the Children’s Workshop is offering a night of our services for free. You can drop off the kids to play at The Children’s Workshop, while you get some of that holiday shopping and gift wrapping accomplished. Or, enjoy a nice night out on us. No enrollment is required, we only ask that you R.S.V.P. early so we can be prepared. Visit our website for a full list of locations and contact a center: www.childrensworkshop.com. 934 Main Street, (401) 884-0440.

On Friday …

‘Tis the Season Trunk Show at David-Max: 'Tis the Season' Trunk Show at David-Max. Enjoy an appetizer, provided by The Grille on Main, and a glass of wine while shopping for the holidays. We will be featuring the following designers: Aura Handcrafted Jewelry, Kilim East (shoes for men and woman as well as hand bags, back packs, wallets and sachels), Mahli Jewelry, Missy and Me Designs, ZekeStringer, and more. From 4 to 8 p.m. 187 Main Street.


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