Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Dec. 19.
Local Gift Ideas: EG Patch is featuring “Holiday Spotlights” up to Dec. 24, short articles highlighting a good gift idea you can buy in East Greenwich (or very nearby). To see yesterday's spotlight on Pop, click here. To see all the spotlights, use the “search” box on the far right of the blue bar across the EG Patch home page. Jam Night at the Greenwich Hotel: Come down and jam with host Brian Shovelton every Wednesday night at the Greenwich Hotel starting at 9 p.m. And … Community Gathering: An opportunity to come together to celebrate our children, our community and each other and to help all of us to feel safe, connected and supported during a time of sadness, yet a season of joy. Sponsored by Citizens Who Care, the Town of East …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Nov. 24.
Turkey Trot today! The second annual EG Hill and Harbour Turkey Trot is this morning. Work off the holiday calories with friends and family. It’s a fully sanctioned and certified 5K race in downtown EG. The main event starts at 9 a.m. with a 1-mile fun run at 8:30. Other activities will include crafts, music, and food. The EG Lions ask that you bring a canned good with you to donate to the EG Interfaith Food Cupboard. Come on down to the Varnum Armory. See you there! Shop Local Saturday: If you love Main Street (and the shops on Post Road and Division Street), show that love today! Also known as Small Business Saturday. Symposium Books story hour: At Story Hour at Symposium Books every week we pick a new story and read it to the kids …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Just what is Small Business Saturday and why should you support it in East Greenwich?
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Big name national retailers take the spotlight on Black Friday as their deep price cuts pull in shoppers in droves. What about those mom-and-pop businesses all over East Greenwich and beyond that are the backbone of America’s economy? Just when do they get their day? That’s basically the question that was asked back in 2010 when the concept of Small Business Saturday was born. Small Business Saturday is “a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities,” the U.S. Small Business Administration explains on its website. American Express gets the credit for founding the shopping holiday, which got its official start on Nov. 27, 2010, according to the Small Business Saturday Facebook page. Celebrating its …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, July 7.
Trash & Recycle holiday schedule: If you had trash and recycle pickup on Friday this week, your pickup takes place today because of the 4th of July holiday. EG 'Shop Local' Cyber-Mob: This is an extension of the “cash mob” movement that swept into town a few weeks ago. At 8 a.m. this morning, a local store’s website will be announced on Facebook and we’re all invited to “mob” the store. Don’t worry, if you aren’t a big online shopper, you are more than well to visit the bricks-and-mortar site. Click here for the Facebook page. Blood drive at Felicia’s: This is a good deed you get to do lying down. And the good it will do! Turns out as hard as they try, scientists still haven’t made a suitable synthetic blood substitute. So those of us in …