EG Calendar: Special Election, Annual Planning Report, Making Hay – East Greenwich News

Above: Making Hay I, at Faith Hill Farm in 2020. If you have an event you want to share, send it to [email protected].

Monday October 4
Advance voting – Advance polls are available at the Town Hall clerk’s office between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. today. Nicole Bucka and Peter Carney are running for a vacant seat on the EG school committee in a special election on October 5th. Find out more HERE.

Mindfulness meditation – Sessions offer a westernized, secular version of Vipassana, also known as insightful, open-heart, and analytical meditation. Sessions often include guided breathing meditation, moving meditation, benevolence meditation, and musical meditation. The meditation exercises are guided and no experience is necessary. The first and third Monday of the month. To free. For more information: www.warwickcfa.org or 401-737-0010. At the Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 5
Special election day – The special school committee election is held at the Swift Community Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Candidates Nicole Bucka and Peter Carney are in the running to fill the seat left vacant by the departure of Lori McEwen. Find out more HERE.

School committee meeting – The panel will discuss a number of contracts to renew, including with custodians and paraprofessionals of collective bargaining units, as well as with the IT and sports director. They will also receive a COVID update and a strategic plan update (2021-2024). Find the complete agenda, including the Zoom link, HERE.

East Greenwich Art Club – The EG Art Club is back this fall, with its first reunion from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 30 Peirce Street. Use the entrance from rue Montrose. We encourage anyone interested in art to join us for a “friendly meet and greet” to learn more about the club and our upcoming artist demonstrations and local exhibition possibilities. You can bring in a job to critique by the group, or just come and enjoy a social gathering. For more information contact the club at [email protected] Where www.eastgreenwichartclub.org.

Wednesday October 6

Les Homards, by Jean Green

Art exhibition at the free EG library – An exhibition of Nancy Counts Ventura’s work will reopen the library’s community room, long closed to public exhibits due to the pandemic. Ventura has exhibited in the community hall every year since 2005 (except 2020). The exhibition features a pen and ink contour line with a watercolor wash. Two watercolors, of the beach and the lighthouse, are permanent acquisitions of the Bibliothèque Libre EG to consult at any time. Learn more about the free EG library HERE.

Making hay II – Building a sense of community is an important part of our mental health. What better way to do this than to engage with friends, listen to music, and learn about the work being done to reduce stress. All while enjoying an evening at Faith Hill Farm, 2056 Division Road, 6:30 p.m. For more information, contact Bob Houghtaling at 401-230-2246 or [email protected]

Planning board meeting – This is a meeting with no app. Instead, the panel will revisit the growth discussion that began last February and hear the “annual report” from town planner Lisa Bourbonnais as well as a report from the Affordable Housing Commission. 7 p.m. in the council room at the town hall. Find the agenda HERE. (In person only; there is no virtual component.)

Thursday October 7
Community services Fall breakfast – EG Community Services invites everyone to lunch – October 7 in a tent at Academy Field, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Reckless Blues duo – swing, jazz and blues – will perform. $ 3. The guest list is open to all residents and city staff, but they need you to reserve a spot. Do this through the Swift Community Center or the Parks & Recreation building on Frenchtown Road. Or call (401) 886-8669 to reserve a spot.

Friday October 8
Goddard Park Farmer’s Market – The market, at the southern end of the park, is open from Friday to October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn more about RI’s farmers markets HERE.

Look forward …

Monday, October 11
City council meeting – The jury meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the town hall council chamber. The agenda (and Zoom link) will be available closer to the meeting date.

Friday October 15th
Goddard Park Farmer’s Market – The market, at the southern end of the park, is open from Friday to October from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn more about RI’s farmers markets HERE.

Warwick Center for the Arts 35th Annual RI Open – The show opens today and runs through November 20, with a reception opening October 21 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Rd. Free and open to the public. For more information: www.warwickcfa.org OR 401-737-0010. Photo credit: “The Den” by Alison Watt

Monday, October 18
Mindfulness meditation – Sessions offer a westernized, secular version of Vipassana, also known as insightful, open-heart, and analytical meditation. Sessions often include guided breathing meditation, moving meditation, benevolence meditation, and musical meditation. The meditation exercises are guided and no experience is necessary. The first and third Monday of the month. To free. For more information: www.warwickcfa.org or 401-737-0010. At the Warwick Center for the Arts, 3259 Post Road. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

School committee meeting – The panel meets the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Cole Middle School. The agenda (and Zoom link) will be available closer to the meeting date.

Saturday 23 October
West Bay Open Studios Tour – This annual event gives people the opportunity to visit artists in their studios, which are all located in the West Bay. Click on HERE to find the list of artists and find this year’s card.

Sunday October 24
West Bay Open Studios Tour – This annual event gives people the opportunity to visit artists in their studios, which are all located in the West Bay. Click on HERE to find the list of artists and find this year’s card.

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