Thursday, June 13, 2013
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, June 13.
Main Street “Jazz” Stroll: Thursday’s stroll is titled “Jazz on Main,” because there will be several different jazz groups playing up and down Main Street in celebration of the Stroll’s 10th anniversary. So plan to spend your Thursday evening on Main Street – you’ll be able to hear great jazz and maybe find a gift for your dad. Author book signing: Rhode Island author Dick Martin will be signing his novel, Mae, at Symposium Books tonight from 6 to 8 p.m. Martin’s story is based his mother’s childhood growing up on a small farm in Scituate. ‘Glory’ at EG Free Library: The Civil War theme continues tonight with the free showing of “Glory” at 6 p.m. at the library, in advance of this Saturday’s Civil War reenactment at New England Tech. …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Scenes from Thursday's stroll.
Thursday's on-again, off-again rain showers made the monthly Main Street Stroll a little less vibrant than usual. But there were still people out and about – EG Patch caught some of the action.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, May 9.
Main Street Stroll: The stroll comes just in time for Mother’s Day and it’s also Military Spouse Appreciation Night. From 5 to 8 p.m. on Main Street (of course!). The next three strolls are June 13, July 18, and August 22. Author book signing at Symposium Books: Les Rolston, a lifelong Rhode Islander, will be at Symposium Books from 6 to 8 p.m. to sign copies of his book, Lost Soul: A Confederate Soldier In New England, and two other books he’s written. Lost Soul describes his efforts to preserve the unmarked grave site of a Confederate soldier buried in Rhode Island. Eva Marie Mancuso at Town Hall: Eva Marie Mancuso, chair of the Rhode Island Board of Education, is a guest of the EG Democratic Town Committee. She will discuss education…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Dec. 6.
Winter’s Eve at EG Free Library: The Friends of the East Greenwich Free Library proudly present Winter's Eve, the 2nd Annual Juried Art Exhibit & Concert. The opening reception will showcase the work of some of R.I.'s finest artists selected for the exhibit by juror and R.I. artist Mimo Gordon Riley.The evening will include a presentation of the Juror's Award and a concert by the Hummingbird Trio, a talented female group singing big band, jazz, and swing songs from the ‘30s, ‘40s and beyond! Wine and sweet/savory hors d'oeuvres will be served. All are welcome and it’s free! From 5:30 to 8 p.m. Holiday Main Street Stroll: The “Ladies Night” holiday stroll of the season takes place tonight from 5 to 8. You can do some shopping, grab dinner…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Nov. 29.
Santa at Town Hall: It can be hard to estimate travel time from the North Pole to Main Street, East Greenwich, but predictions are that Santa will touch down sometime after 5 p.m. at Town Hall. Once there, Santa will flip the switch to light the tree then retire inside to Council Chambers, where children may visit him. Main Street Stroll: The first of four special holiday strolls takes place tonight on Main Street. Most shops will be open late and even Jiggers is getting into the act, staying open until 8 p.m. Shop and eat, or eat and shop. There are plenty of shops and restaurants to choose from! Divorce Care: A friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. People who …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Here are 5 Things to know today in East Greenwich.
1. GOP Dist. 30 Debate: Tonight, the Republican Town Committee, together with EG Patch, is holding a debate between GOP candidates for the state House Dist. 30 seat at the Varnum Armory, starting at 6:30 p.m. Submit your questions to email@example.com. 2. Main Street Stroll: Tonight’s the Taste of Main Street stroll, when many of the restaurants offer samples, along with the special vendors, music and store events that take place at every stroll. From 5 to 8 p.m. Come on down! 3. Readers' Choice: Find out the best of East Greenwich in a variety of categories as East Greenwich Patch releases the Readers' Choice winners tomorrow. 4. Elizabeth’s on vacation: If you have any pressing issues this week, please email Asst. Regional …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, July 19.
EG Art Club Trunk Show: The East Greenwich Art Club holds a trunk show today starting at 4:30 p.m. at the parking lot for Crestar Framing (opposite CVS). There will be a wide variety of art to enjoy. For information, visit the website or call Ian at 941-3153. Dog Parade at the Main Street Stroll tonight: The most popular Main Street Stroll of the year takes place tonight when people are invited to bring their dogs at the parking lot of Back to Basics and participate in the Dog Parade. The parade “musters” starting at 5 p.m. but it doesn’t get going until around 6. Come early so you can register and mingle. And if your pooch is so inclined, have him/her come in costume! Concert at Academy: The Professional Harp Band, a soul & R&B band, …
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Thursday's Stroll marked Bruce MacGunnigle's 35th.
Thursday night's crowds were a nice send off for Main Street Coordinator Bruce MacGunnigle, whose last day is June 30. The perfect weather may have had something to do with it – people just seemed to need to be outdoors. From one end of Main Street to the other, things were buzzing. At Filippou's, there was live music and their newly redone outdoor patio was full. Further on, Joyce DeLisle was holding court on her front patio and the porch at Besos Tea House was full. All along the street, artists and musicians were displaying their talents and the free pasta at La Masseria was a hit. At the far end of Main Street, Zumba enthusiasts were doing their thing in front of the Varnum Armory. On Friday The Green Door's owner Susan Swanson said …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, May 10.
Hire Our Heroes Job Training session: The R.I. Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve (EGSR) is conducting a free job training seminar on two Thursdays in May (May 10, 17) from 1 to 3 p.m. at Providence Network RI, 1 Reservoir Ave., Providence, to help veterans and military spouses prepare for the upcoming “Hiring Our Heroes Rhode Island Job Fair” later in May. Main Street Stroll is back! That’s right … winter is over and the Main Street Stroll has returned. Shop for Mother’s Day or military spouses or yourself. It starts at 5 p.m. Register to Vote for FTM: Monday, May 14, is the deadline for registering to vote in time for in the East Greenwich Financial Town Meeting (which takes place June 12). This applies only to those people who …
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Dec 22.
Winter Solstice: Also known as mid-winter (even though it’s in fact the first day of winter, but at least that explains that lovely Christmas carol “In the Bleak Midwinter”), today is the shortest day of the year … but starting tomorrow, we will get a little more sun each day. Wikipedia puts it a bit more technically: The winter solstice occurs exactly when the axial tilt of a planet's polar hemisphere is farthest away from the star that it orbits. Happy solstice! Hill & Harbor Knitting & Crochet Group: The East Greenwich Free Library is the meeting place for this new-ish group. All are welcome, beginners and experienced alike. For more information, contact Rosemary Carlson at 865-0800. 1 p.m. Holiday Main Street Stroll: The theme for …