Summer Camp registration, Jenna hits another round: Five things to know this week in Burrillville


BEC Summer Camp registration opens

Registration is now open for Burrillville Extended Care Summer Camp for students in 1st through 7th grades. The program runs from Tuesday, June 18 through Wednesday, Aug. 28 and will include arts, cooking, sports, science, swimming and other outdoor activities. The cost is $35 per day, space is limited, and registration is accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Questions can be directed to 401-568-1356 ext. 1.

For more information, and an application visit

Round five for Miss Jetset

Burrillville native Jenna Denault has made it to round five in her 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 for the next 29 hours by visiting

Hundreds of women from across the country have competed for the title, and the current round will narrow the contest down to the top 100. This round will be followed by a wildcard round, semi-finals and finals.

Learn more about the contest here.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Planning Board will hold their regular meeting on Monday, April 1 in the Jesse Smith Memorial Library Community Room. Their agenda can be found here.

The Ordinance Subcommittee will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, April 2 at 2 p.m. at the town building.

The Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition will hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 3 at Burrillville High School from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Fly tying

Guests from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management will visit Pascoag Public Library on Thursday, April 4 to give lessons on how to make fishing flies. Supplies and equipment will be provided but registration is required by calling (401) 568-6226. The event is for both beginners and experienced anglers.

Egg Hunt

Mark your calendars for next Saturday, when the Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department will host the town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt for kids 8 and under. The event will take place at Burrillville Middle School starting at 11 a.m.

The event is free and open to Burrillville residents, but children participating need to bring a bag or basket to collect eggs. 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.

The rain date for the event is Saturday, April 13.

For more information or if you would like to volunteer, call the Parks & Recreation Department at 568-9470 or e-mail

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