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Weekend Agenda: A Heart For Newtown

Your guide for life in East Greenwich for Saturday and Sunday.

A year ago, more than 150 East Greenwich residents gathered at the high school to form a heart for Newtown.
A year ago, more than 150 East Greenwich residents gathered at the high school to form a heart for Newtown.

On Saturday …

Newtown Anniversary: We are thinking of everyone in Newtown today and wishing you peace. Patch invites you to send a note to Newtown here. Some area churches are are also ringing their bells at 9:35 a.m. 

Bread & Milk Report: The cold temperatures are with us tomorrow, with snow beginning in the afternoon and continuing overnight and into Sunday. The snow may change to rain Sunday afternoon (yuck!). If you have photos to share, please do here.

Coastal Growers Winter Farmers Market: The Winter Farmers Market in North Kingstown features many vendors selling produce, meat, baked goods and artisan goods. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lafayette Mill at 650 Ten Rod Road in North Kingstown.

Stone Ridge Candlelight Tour: The Stone Ridge Neighborhood Association holds its annual Luminaria Saturday from 5 to 9 p.m. (rain date Sunday, Dec. 15). The neighborhood provides an outdoor display for the holidays which includes traditional holiday decorations and thousands of paper bag lanterns decorating curbs, driveways and walkways. Last year the neighborhood was lined with over 3,000 lit lanterns. Come drive slowly through the neighborhood with headlights dimmed. Directions: Follow Middle Road west of Route 2 to second right (Stone Ridge Drive).

On Sunday ... 

Main Street Holiday Stroll: The theme this week is “Cookies & Santa.” Many shops will be offering an individually wrapped cookies to take with you – so you could end up with a dozen cookies! The trolley will be back, making stops up and down Main Street. Santa will be at the Odeum for pictures, too. Noon to 4 p.m.

Christmas Concert: The choirs of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church – childrens, adult, and bells – will be performing Christmas and holiday music in their annual concert. 4 to 6 p.m.



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