City Council meeting and EGHS Wall of Honor – East Greenwich News
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monday april 11
City council meeting – The panel will discuss the replacement of EG High School’s artificial turf pitch scheduled for this summer, including an additional expense of $125,000 to provide a better base. The meeting begins at 7:00 p.m. in the council chambers of the town hall. Find the complete agenda (and Zoom link) HERE.
tuesday april 12
School Facilities Sub-Committee Meeting – The virtual meeting will be held in the superintendent’s office, 111 Peirce St. Find the agenda, including the Zoom link, HERE.
Go with the Flow: Intuitive Painting for Adults – A painting class for adults of all levels to let go of their daily worries by exploring and experimenting with their creative expression. Instructor Patty Martucci will guide participants through a new intuitive painting exercise each week. Leave your stress behind and participate in pure creative pleasure! All art materials are provided. Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Rd. 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; $20 per session. No registration required, but let them know you’re coming if you can: www.warwickcfa.org or 401-737-0010.
Wednesday April 13
EGHS Wall of Honor – Honored this year are: Dr. James Bowen, Class of 1966; Mason Rhodes, Class of 1971; Art Vallely, Class of 1977, and Dr. Jason D. Iannuccilli, Class of 1996. 6:00 p.m. in the auditorium at East Greenwich High School, followed by a reception in the cafeteria. Read more HERE.
friday april 15
Good Friday and Easter – Every few years, religious calendars overlap considerably. There is no school today because of Good Friday, a Christian holiday, but it is also the first evening of the Jewish Passover holiday. During this time, we are in the middle of Ramadan, celebrated by Muslims. Blessings to all who mark these religious days. And happy back to school in April too!
Registration for kindergarten EGSD – Information about the ongoing registration process and form submission can be found here. You can make an appointment at this Link or submit the required documents by scanning or by email to Ms. Robitaille at [email protected] To find student registration forms to be completed here (and look at this video on how to complete a fillable form).
cribbage – A band plays Cribbage every Friday morning from 9am to 11.30am at the Swift Community Center on Peirce Street. New players are welcome, but some knowledge of the game is required. For more information, contact Barbara at 401-737-6477 or Cam at [email protected].
Saturday April 23
Collection of electronic waste and paper shredding – East Greenwich Rotary, EG Chamber of Commerce, Cartridge World and ORS Recycling are hosting an e-waste collection and paper shredding event in the New England Tech parking lot from 9 a.m. to noon. This year’s recipient is The Greene School, an outdoor-focused charter school. The event is free, but suggested donations are appreciated: $5 per box of paper ($15 max) and $1 per electronic waste ($10 max). They will also collect non-perishable food donations for the RI Community Food Bank.
sunday april 24
20and Annual Imagine Walk – The Autism Project Imagine Walk is back in Goddard Park after a few virtual years! Learn more and register HERE.
friday april 29
NK Community and Youth Choir Spring Concert – The production is titled “How Can I Stop Singing” as the choir celebrates the joy of singing even in difficult times. The choir will perform the live world premiere of a song commissioned by Rhode Island composer and pianist Tom Kendzia. The concert will also feature songs from Broadway, including selections from Hamilton, as well as a medley of popular favorites. 7 p.m. at St. Bernard’s Church, 275 Tower Hill Rd., North Kingstown. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door (children 8 and under, $5). Tickets available at Flowers by Bert and Peg, NK Chamber of Commerce, Dave’s Marketplace in Wickford and Quonset. You can also reserve tickets by calling 401-329-6990.
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