Saturday, May 5, 2012
What to love and loathe about living in East Greenwich this week.
RAVE: I have no real opinion regarding school being open at Meadowbrook Farms School while the building rehab goes on. Scratch that. I do have an opinion (surprise) but one that is entirely worthless since I have no kids who attend the school and so, my family is not directly involved. It does seem to me that the Cole students suffered no real ill effects from their experience of learning in a building site but then, I had no kids at that school either — so whadda I know? (That was a rhetorical question, EG Tom 33.) Anyway, who can tell what does or doesn’t affect teens? That is, other than the sound of an adult’s voice — that, I can state from direct experience, has absolutely no affect on them. As for parents who have warned that they…
Monday, December 19, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Dec 19.
Christmas dinner … early: Christ Community Kitchen will be serving up Christmas dinner a few days early tonight, starting at 5 p.m. at St. Luke’s. All are welcome; it’s free, but donations are accepted. Children’s crafts at the library: Looking for an activity to fill the hours between now and Dec. 25? Children of all ages are invited to stop by the Children's Room Drop-In Craft Table any time during regular East Greenwich Free Library hours to celebrate the season with a variety of holiday craft activities throughout the month. Parks & Rec Sign Ups: Registered for the Rec Department’s December vacation programs yet? Some things may be closed, but to see what’s being offered, click here. The Winter/Spring 2012 brochure is available and …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Oct. 27
Friends of the EG Free Library meeting: The Friends of the East Greenwich Free Library will host a Meet and Greet Evening at the library tonight from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Join them for wine and cheese and sweets. To encourage new membership, there will also be a small "members only" booksale. Help the Friends support our goal to raise awareness of what our library has to offer through the creation and sponsorship of interesting programs and services. New and old friends are welcome! Membership is $10 for an individual and $20 for a family. For more information, contact Paulette at 885-1699. Fire District meeting cancelled: It turns out that the Fire District did not post the meeting as is required by law, so it has been postponed to next …
Monday, August 22, 2011
View August's Artist of the Month at the East Greenwich Free Library.
Stop by the East Greenwich Free Library, 82 Pierce St., to see the amazing works of this month's Artist of the Month: Tom Martino. Martino's oil paintings bring a local flare, inspired by the light and color of the rocky coastline of New England. Martino's paintings are available for public viewing during regular library hours: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. For more information, call 401-884-9510 ext. 26 or visit www.eastgreenwichlibrary.org.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, August 17.
Planning, Historic District meet: The Planning Board will meet in Council Chambers at Town Hall, while the Historic District Commission will meet across the hall in the conference room tonight, both at 7 p.m. Agendas for both are attached. AARP safe driving course: Adults 55 and over are invited to take this refresher course in defensive driving, sponsored by the AARP. Successful completion of the course qualifies those over 55 for a discount on auto insurance. The class will be held at Swift Community Center from 1 to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. NRTA (National Retirement Teachers Association) members are eligible to take this class for free! For more information, call 886-8669, ext 1. Shady Lea Mill …
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Registered children are invited for a story and craft on the eight-legged insect today.
Children who have already registered are reminded to join the East Greenwich Free Library, 82 Pierce St., for today’s "Anansi the Spider" storytime and craft today at 10:30 a.m. There will be a reading of Gerald McDermott's "Anansi the Spider," and following the story, children will have the opportunity to design their own spider. For more information, call the Children's Room at 884-9510 ext. 27.
Monday, July 11, 2011
EG Free Library displays works by a new artist each month.
The East Greenwich Free Library is featuring the photographs of Jeffrey Laurie this month, continues its tradition of highlighting artists from around the state with month-long solo exhibits. Laurie’s work is impressionistic in nature. Laurie will be at the library on Thursday (7/14) between 5 and 7pm to talk about nature and landscape photography and to offer some help to novice photographers. He will be able to give advice on equipment, subject selection and using film versus digital, among other topics. If you are interested in attending the presentation, give the library a call (884-9510, ext. 22) or stop by the circulation desk.
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, June 8.
Chamber of Commerce Golf Tourney: It may be last minute, but you have a chance to play golf with other East Greenwichers and possibly win one of the many raffle prizes and auction items - including include Bruins, Patriots and Celtics tickets. Richmond Country Club is the site. For more information, contact Bev at email@example.com or (401) 885-0020. Hanaford PTG meeting: This is the last PTG meeting of the year. With two grades moving to Cole next year, there will be plenty to discuss. The meeting, held in the cafeteria, starts at 9:30am. EG Library Annual Meeting: The agenda is brief - “The Annual Meeting of the East Greenwich Free Library will be held in the Community Room.” But with a re-energized Friends of the EGFL, the …
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, May 9.
Summer Rec Program Registration opens: Yes, today’s the day that all those envelopes submitted early are opened by the staff at the Parks and Recreation Department. If you haven’t yet sent in your registration form, get on it. Lego Day at EG Free Library: The library has new Star Wars Lego kits and is looking for building enthusiasts to breath life into them. Children age 8 and older are welcome to come between 3:30 and 5:30 today and have at it with Legos. Christ Community Kitchen: Tonight’s dinner will be prepared by none other than Dana Wronski of Greenwich Bay Gourmet and Tio Mateo’s. With an emphasis on “community,” all are welcome to this free dinner held monthly at St. Luke’s church. Brush Up Your Hebrew: Or learn it anew, at Chabad…