Mental Health Session, Garden Club & SpongeBob! – East Greenwich News

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Tuesday February 8th

School Building Committee – A virtual session that includes a presentation of the EGHS Architecture/CTE students’ master planning process and a presentation of the district’s Phase II master planning template. 10:00 a.m. Find the agenda, including the Microsoft Teams link, HERE.

Wednesday February 9th

Let’s PAWS Mental Health ASAPP – Hear the experts (the kids themselves!) talk about mental health issues, including things that help, the challenges, and plans for future endeavors. Local professionals will also be on hand to offer their insights. 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Temple Torat Yisrael, 1251 Middle Road. For more information, contact Bob Houghtaling (401-230-2246 or [email protected].

Historical District Commission – Items on the agenda include a conceptual plan to convert 110 King Street (aka Old Jail) into a boutique hotel, which would require an exterior renovation including window and door replacement. The panel meets virtually at 6:30 p.m. The full agenda can be found here HERE.

Tuesday February 8th

Cindy-Wood Garden Club Trees and shrubs are the most expensive and important plantings in a garden. At the February meeting, landscaper Larry Hindle will offer advice on deer-resistant shrubs and fast-growing trees, and answer questions about these essential garden traits. Its program is sponsored by the Cindy-Wood Garden Club and is open to the public for a fee of $5. It starts with refreshments at 9:30am; The program begins at 10am at St Luke’s Church, Peirce Street. Please email Mel Kastanotis at [email protected] if you want to be there. Membership of the Cindy-Wood Garden Club is open to anyone with an interest in gardening, urban beauty and environmental conservation. For more information about Cindy-Wood, call or email Arlene Roberti at (401) 886-9266 [email protected]

Friday-Sunday, 10-12 February

SpongeBob the musical – The Avenger Theater is back with a very SpongeBob show with up to 75 students. The show takes place in the EGHS Auditorium, tickets are available in advance ($12) and at the box office ($15). Thursday 2.10. and Friday 2.11. at 7 p.m. and Saturday 2.12. at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. For more information contact Rob Petrucci, [email protected]

February 12th

PAWS loves to run – Celebrate Valentine’s Day two days early with a walk with friends old and new. Meet at the Swift Community Center parking lot at 10:00 am. For more information, contact Bob Houghtaling, [email protected] or (401) 230-2246.

Until February 28th

Roger Williams Park Zoo HALF PRICE – January and February bring the perfect weather to New England to visit the zoo and see animals outside to enjoy the cooler temperatures of nature (the red pandas! the snow leopards!). The zoo is open Thursday through Monday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers half-price admission through February 28. All tickets must be purchased online in advance at

Until February 26th

Warwick Center for the Arts Members Exhibition 2022 – The Warwick Center for the Arts is pleased to present our 2022 Member Show, showcasing the talents of our Artist Members. Stop by to see works in mediums such as painting, printmaking, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, textiles, photography and digital art. Our opening reception is Thursday 17th February from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome; The exhibition is free. 3259 Post Road, Warwick. For more information: or (401) 737-0010.

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