BHS Holiday Concert, Five boards hold meetings: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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A busy week for town meetings

The Burrillville Recreation Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 10 in the Jesse Smith Memorial Library Community Room. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Zoning Board will hold a hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 105 Harrisville Main St. starting at 7 p.m. That agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville School Committee will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the Burrillville High School Media Center at 6:30 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. at 105 Harrisville Main St. Their agenda can be found here.

The town’s Ordinance Committee will meet on Thursday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the town building.

At the Burrillville High School music program’s May concert, Cameron Eaton, left, and Kathryn Schionning play the clarinet.

BHS Holiday Concert

The Burrillville High School select choir, concert band and wind ensemble will play their annual Holiday Concert at the Veterans Auditorium at the East Avenue school on Tuesday, Dec. 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Students will perform under the direction of Dalen Favali and refreshments will be available. Raffle items will also be up for grabs including a grill, gift cards, baked goods, crafts, yankee candle baskets and more.
There will also be chocolates for sale with proceeds to benefit the students’ trip to perform in New York City in April.
The suggested admission cost is $4 per adult, $2 per student and/or senior and $10 per family.
BPAC internship
The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition is seeking interns for a 14-week program designed to provide students with the opportunity to work with many agencies that collaborate to prevent substance abuse and support addiction treatment and recovery in town. The internship is open to any Burrillville High School junior or senior whose attendance, academics and behavior are in good standing, and the commitment is 3 hours per week for a total of 40 hours.
For more information, email BPAC Coordinator Monica Blanchette at mblanchette@burrillville.org.
Census jobs
The US Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen.  This is an opportunity to work from home, earning $19-$21/hour. or at an office jobs from $17-$21.50/hour. Learn more here.
Library fun
Jesse Smith Memorial Library will host Robots in the Library on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 4 to 5:30 p.m.  The library will be showing off a state of the art robotic arm, and guests can try out a remote controlled robot on an obstacle course. They can also build their own obstacle course and see if they can get the robot through it. The event is open to kids ages 7+. Space is limited and registration is required.
The Pascoag Public Library will host a Polar Express Family Party on Thursday, Dec. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. for all ages with Santa, crafts, hot chocolate and a book reading. Call 401-568-6226 or email Patrick.paslib@gmail.com with any questions.
And a bonus ‘thing’…
NRI NOW is wants to know: who has the best decorated home in all of Burrillville. We already have a few entries in the holiday competition, but we want more! Learn more about the contest here or email sandy@nrinow.news with the address of who you think should take home the prize.
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