Lunch & Learn, Reserve for Mother’s Day: Five things you need to know in Burrillville this week


Winning athletes

Congratulations to the Burrillville High School Unified Basketball team on taking 2nd place in the championship.

Root on another winning Broncos team this afternoon when the Burrillville High School Lacrosse team takes on Scituate for a non-conference home game starting at 3:30 p.m.

Lunch and Learn

Burillville seniors are invited to the town’s first Lunch and Learn program on Tuesday, May 7 at the Beckwith-Bruckshaw Lodge starting at 10:30 a.m. The free event will include food, fun, information, and prizes, with a full luncheon and dessert. Transportation is available upon request. To RSVP, call 401-568-4300 x180 or email

Reserve for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12 and now is the time to make reservations for local restaurants.

Mapleville Farm will host a garden tea and breakfast, serving soup, salad, sandwiches, pastries, candies and tea in their perennial garden. Tickets are still available here for the 1:30 p.m. seating and cost $35.

Harmony Lodge will host a Mother’s Day brunch/buffet, with seating reserved by calling (401) 949-1846.

Crystal Lake Golf Club is also taking reservations for their Mother’s Day brunch at (401) 567-4500 Ext. 5.

Wright’s Farm Restaurant is accepting reservations for parties of 2-22 by calling (401)-769-2856

Help out

The Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department is asking for assistance at the 28th Annual Burrillville Family Fair to be held Saturday, June 15 with a
rain date of Saturday, June 22.  Help is needed with set up, greeting vendors, the game area, raffle tickets and end of day breakdown.

If you can spare an hour or two to lend a helping hand for the popular community event, call Carol Conway at the Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department at (401) 568-9470.

The Burrillville Town Council is establishing a committee to review, consider and report to the Town Council on options to improve the Branch River Park and Track. They are seeking three members of the public to volunteer for the committee.

The application form can be found here and must be completed and submitted to the Burrillville Town Clerk.

Read more about the project here.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Planning Board not will hold their regular meeting this week, originally expected to be held on Monday, May 6.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, May 8, starting at 7 p.m., with an agenda that can be found here.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this article stated that there was a School Committee meeting this Thursday. There is not. We apologize for the error. 

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