Seasons opens, trivia for a cause: Five things to know in No. Smithfield this weekend


Great Road gas station opens its doors

A new 24-hour gas station and market – which includes the area’s first Honey Dew Donuts – has opened up on Great Road. The business has been closed for the past several months for renovations and demolished the repair shop on the premises, installed more pumps, built a market and coffee shop, and applied for the extended hours. 

Read more about the business here.

Trivia night for Evan’s Crew

Join Evan’s Crew at Village Haven tonight, Friday, Jan. 31, for a fun night hosted by Graham WiseGuys Trivia. There will be a cash bar, light snacks and raffle items. Check in starts at 6:30 with trivia to start at 7:30 in the Waterford Banquet Room.

Funds raised will to toward the Evan T. Mandeville DIPG Research Fund at Dana-Farber in memory of a young boy who who was diagnosed with DIPG, an inoperable brain tumor, and died in 2012.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Venmo money to @Jay-Brochu with Trivia in the memo or via PayPal here

Open house

Duquette Family Eye Care will host an open house on Saturday, Feb. 1 in celebration of the business’s 10th anniversary.  They will have refreshments, a raffle, swag bags, and free eye health screening at their location at 621 Pound Hill Road from 3 to 6 p.m.

Arthritis workshop

Nestor Physical Therapy will host an arthritis workshop on Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 6 to 7 p.m. at their office at 261 Main St., Suite 101. Learn about the disease and methods of treatment in this free question and answer session. Registration is required and limited to the first 20 people. Call (401) 356-4777 to register.

Pumpkinfest announced, planning begins

The 2020 PumpkinFest Committee has announced that planning has begun for the 14th annual event scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of North Smithfield High School.

The first committee meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 6 p.m. at
R&R Machine Industries, Inc., 147 Industrial Drive, North Smithfield.

The scholarship application for 2020’s graduating seniors is also now available, and must be submitted by May 1 to be considered for this year’s scholarship. The application can be found here. 

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