Auditions, snow and a game night: Five things to know in Burrillville this weekend


Try out

GCole Productions will hold auditions on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 for a production of The Wizard of Oz scheduled to take place at the Assembly Theatre on May 17 and 18. Children ages and up are invited to try out between 6 and 9 p.m. on Friday or noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Read more about upcoming children’s productions at the theater here.

Game night

Oakley’s Bar & Grill will host a game night on Saturday, March 2 at 1950 Broncos Highway starting at 7 p.m. Guests will have the chance to play games like cornhole and Jenga at the restaurant/bar.


The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northern Rhode Island starting at 1 a..m. on Saturday, March 2. Accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected, with the heaviest snow to fall between 4 a.m. and noon on Saturday.

Four days to vote

Four days remain in the first round of Burrillville native Jenna Denault’s quest to become Miss Jetset 2019. Denault is currently in third place in her division of the competition and residents can vote for her to advance by visiting

Learn more about the contest here.

Easter event tickets on sale/volunteers needed

The Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department has scheduled the town’s annual Easter activities and is seeking volunteers to help out with the events.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny will take place at Burrillville Middle School on Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m.

The breakfast menu includes scrambled eggs, home fries, bacon, pancakes, donuts, muffins, juice, hot cocoa and coffee.  Tickets are $7 per person and can be purchased by contacting the Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department at 568-9470 or via e-mail at

Space is limited with advanced tickets required by the March 25 deadline. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Guests will have the chance to decorate their own Easter cupcakes and take part in face painting and a craft activity provided by the Jesse Smith Library.

Following the breakfast, the town’s annual egg hunt will take place outside the school for children ages eight and under. The Easter Bunny will visit with youngsters and raffle tickets will be available for $1 each to win one of the many Easter baskets. All proceeds from the Easter Basket raffle will be to benefit the Burrillville Weekend Snack Pack Program for needy children.

To volunteer for either event call the Parks & Recreation Department at 568-9470 or e-mail

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