Yoga fundraiser, Creature Double Feature: Five things to know in Burrillville this weekend


Pumpkin Fest volunteers, vendors

The Downtown Pascoag Neighborhood Association is seeking high school volunteers for the Haunted Trail at their annual Pumpkinfest to take place on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 5-8 p.m. Community service hours will be given.

The festival also needs general volunteers and is accepting vendors for the event. Those interested should contact Courtney Gath or Amanda Desjardins.

Yoga fundraiser

Christine Gallo of Sunflower Kids Yoga and Jillian Bouley of A Touch of Light Yoga Studio will hold a family yoga class for all ages on Sunday, Oct. 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Beckwith-Bruckshaw Lodge. All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run Rhode Island. Light refreshments will be served. The cost is $10 per child or $20 per family.

Raffles will also be held with such prizes as admission to Mystic Aquarium, Southwick Zoo, 47 Brand products, #tobinstylebootcamp items and more.

Email with any questions.

Join the Fire Explorers

Pascoag Fire Explorers Post 4 has some openings in their program for Burrillville teens 14-18 years old. The program offers a way to serve the community while exploring a potential career. The group trains on Mondays and meets the first Wednesday of every month.

To learn more, contact them on Facebook here.

Winning button numbers

If you bought a raffle button at Autumnfest last weekend, you may have won one of four prizes, but will need to claim it before Monday, Oct. 15, when new button numbers will be drawn.

The current winning numbers are as follows:

Grand Prize – A trip for two, for four days and three nights to Orlando, Fl. including hotel and airfare donated by WNRI Radio. Button #:  8970

1st Prize – $300: Button #: 6180

2nd Prize – $200: Button #: 3935

3rd Prize – $100: Button #: 4047

If you have a winning number, call WNRI Radio at 401-769-6925 to claim your prize.  If a prize is not claimed within one week, then new button numbers will be drawn on Monday afternoons until all prizes are claimed or until the end of the year.

Help needed: Assembly Theatre

The Patrons of the Assembly Theatre, a nonprofit group formed by the theater’s Board of Administration, currently needs new members. The group assists with operation and management of the community theater with monthly meetings to plan for events, scheduling, advertising, promotion, entertainment choices, fundraising and sponsorships.

Volunteer applications are available on the town’s main website page under “Forms & Documents”; also at the Burrillville Town Hall in the office of the Executive Assistant, or at the Board of Administration’s Office, located in the Legion Hall next door to the Town Hall, rear parking lot. Applications may be sent by email to: or by mail to: Board of Administration, PO Box 502, Harrisville, RI 02830.

The theater will host a Creature Double Feature on Saturday, Oct. 13 beginning at 7 p.m. with “Monsters Inc.,” followed by “Corpse Bride” at 9 p.m. The donation is $5 and tickets are available at the door.

View our complete calendar of Burrillville events here. If you would like your special event to be included, email the flyers or information to

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