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EGHPS October Meeting
Sunday, October 20
EGHPS October Meeting  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
East Greenwich Police Department, Public Meeting Room, 176 First Avenue
What's Your Favorite? 75 Classic New England Foods
Jim Hale will celebrate 75 classic New England foods, from American Chop Suey to Yankee Post Roast at a meeting of the East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society on Sunday, October 20th. Learn about our seasonal, hearty and comforting regional cuisine, gathered from farmland, coastal waters and generations of immigrants.
 
Jim is president of the North Attleboro Historic Society. His illustrated program is in the community room at the East Greenwich Police Station, First Avenue where there is easy parking and access. It begins at 2 pm and light refreshments will be served.
 


Historic Halloween at the Old Jail
Sunday, October 27
Historic Halloween at the Old Jail  (Special Event)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Old Kent County Jail, 110 King Street, East Greenwich
Chills, thrills, fun, games and a little bit of history are part of a family Halloween party at the Old Jail, 110 King Street in East Greenwich on Sunday, October 27th. Come tour the slightly spooky cells, rarely open to the public, with our own lady jail keeper from a hundred years ago, Mrs. Everlin (Place) Smith, who served for almost 50 years, until her death in 1925 at age 80. Vintage Halloween postcards and masks will be on display. There will be old-fashioned games, crafts, fortune-telling and snacks for all who dare to venture inside the jail. 
 
The party runs from 1 to 4 pm. Youngsters must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets, available at the door or online at our Store Page, are $10.00 per person or free with purchase of a family membership in the East Greenwich Historic Preservation Society, which includes two adults and up to three children. Halloween at the Old Jail is a fund-raiser for the Society, an all volunteer organization. Monies raised go to maintaining the historic building on the East Greenwich waterfront.