Today is Monday, March 18. Here are five things you need to know.

Family movie night

Pascoag Public Library will host a Family Movie Night tonight – Monday, March 18 with a sequel to the Disney movie that Wrecked the box office. No registration is required for the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m.

BHS Comedy night

The Burrillville High School School Improvement Team will host a comedy night on Friday, March 22 at Wallum Lake Rod & Gun Club to raise money to cover the expenses of renovating the high school media center. Money will go toward improved flooring, seating, window treatments, and shelving.

Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased online at

Sponsors can also still sign up online. Sponsorships are $100 and the sponsors’ names will be posted on the event website, every table at the show, and the show’s backdrop for the entire event. Donations and raffle prizes are also being excepted.

If you have any questions or would like to donate a raffle prize email or

Service scheduled

Funeral services for the Harrisville firefighter who died in a tragic accident last week have been announced.

A Funeral Mass for Ryan Ferris will be held Thursday, March 21 at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Good Help Church, 1063 Victory Hwy, Mapleville. Calling hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, 272 Sayles Ave., Pascoag. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harrisville Fire Dept. to benefit his two daughters, which can be sent to 201 Callahan School St., Harrisville, RI 02830.

Read Ferris’s full obituary here.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Screening Subcommittee will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 4 p.m. in the town building at 105 Harrisville Main St. The agenda can be found here.

The Budget Board will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, March 21 at the town building starting at 6:30 p.m.

Spring schedule

The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department has released the town’s spring schedule, attached below. For more information, email or call 568-9470.

Do you have a special event, fundraiser or other news that should be on our radar? Email it to and check out our calendar to see what else is happening in Burrillville this month!

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated that BHS Comedy Night would be held on Wednesday, March 20 and the correct date if Friday, March 22. We apologize for the error.

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