Plan Ahead: Entertainment, Sports and Governance You Shouldn't Miss

Here's what you need to know to plan the week ahead.

The second week in January is turning out to be a busy one. Between budget meetings, basketball games, and penciling in a little fun, South Kingstown has a full schedule.


Town Council Meeting|7:30 p.m. at the , 180 High St., South Kingstown.

The council will discuss new bid awards and a communication by the Kingston Fire District chief regarding improvements to Route 138. A work session begins at 6:45 p.m. Click here to see the full agenda.


School Committee Meeting|7 p.m. at the, 215 Columbia St., South Kingstown.

The committee will make a decision on the 2012-13 calenda, an item that has been under contention since the state Department of Education asked Rhode Island school districts to explore eliminating the February and April vacation weeks in favor of a single week off in March. Click here for the full agenda.

Planning Board Meeting|7 p.m. at the , 180 High St., South Kingstown.

The board will make a formal decision to the Town Council on LED-type sign technology in South Kingstown. It will also review plans for a 7,500 sqaure-foot medical building on Route 1. To view the agenda, click here.\

Library Board of Trustees Meeting|7 p.m. at the , 1057 Kingstown Road, South Kingstown.


Town Council Work Session No. 3:  School Committee FY 2012-13 Capital Improvement Program|6:30 p.m. at the , 180 High St., South Kingstown.

The council will hold a joint public work session with the School Committee to discuss proposed improvements to school properties and long-term financial programs. Click here for the agenda.

For the full budget schedule, click here for more information.

South Kingstown Special Education Advisory Comittee|7 p.m. at the 307 Curtis Corner Road, South Kingstown.


Waterfront Advisory Committee Meeting|7 p.m. at the , 325 Columbia St., Peace Dale.

Renewable Energy Siting Partnership Project: Fifth Stakeholder Meeting|6 p.m. in the Hazard Room of the Coastal Institute Building at the University of Rhode Island Bay Campus, Narragansett.

The focus of this meeting will be presentations on visual impacts, electromagnetic interference, shadow flicker, and property value impacts.


Avenue Q auditions at Courthouse Center for the Arts|Cancelled. , 3481 Kingstown Rd, West Kingston.

The Kingston auditions are rescheduled for Friday Jan. 20 at 7-10 p.m. at Courthouse Center of the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston and Saturday, Jan. 21 at RI College, Providence.

Actors are asked to prepare both an up-tempo song and a ballad not from Avenue Q, and be prepared to sing these songs legit and in puppet character voices. A cold reading from the script is expected. For more information, click .

South Kingstown Wintertime Farmers' Market|10 a.m. , 1425 Kingstown Rd, South Kingstown.

Bring your old old electronics that you don't want to end up in a landfill this Saturday for proper disposal:

  • computers(residential) - laptops - PDA's - cellphones - keyboads and mice - networking equip and cabling - monitors - telephones - stereo equip - tv's
  • lead batteries of all sizes and shape including auto/marine and battery backups
  • for an additional fee of $10 we accept dehumidifiers - mini fridges and  household air conditioners

We are pleased to partner with Indie Cycle LLC to keep South County a little greener!  Check out their website:  www.indiecycle.com


A Simply Stunning Wedding: How to Design a Perfect South County Celebration|1 p.m. 36 South County Commons Way, South Kingstown.

will be hosting an informational workshop for Brides, Grooms and their families.  Representatives from local bridal businesses and event planning experts will share trends, tricks, and techniques; everything a bride and groom should know before they begin planning their event.  Light refreshments will be served.

Following the workshop, there will be an opportunity to meet one on one with our guest speakers who can answer your specific questions or inquire about their services.

Please RSVP with Adornment Fine Jewelry at 401-284-3333 by Jan 10th.


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