The organizers of the Pumpkin People of North Smithfield decorating contest have extended the deadline to submit your creation, for the chance to win a cash prize, to Monday, Oct. 26.
To take part, just submit a picture of your display via the event Facebook page, and message the hosts your address. Judges will be choosing the most creative, funniest and best overall. Three $100 prizes have been donated by Goodwin Bros. Farms and winners will be announced on Halloween.
Read more about the contest here.
Drive through job fair
The Saint Antoine Community is hiring nursing, housekeeping and kitchen staff and will hold a drive-through job fair on Tuesday, Oct. 20 from 7 a.m. to noon and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Positions offer flexible hours and benefits packages.
To apply, visit the facility at 10 Rhodes Ave., pull up your mask, roll down your window and interview on the spot.
For more information call (401) 767-3500.
Town Council Forum
NRI NOW will host a virtual forum for Town Council candidates on Wednesday, Oct. 21 starting at 7 p.m. The event will be streamed live on the NRI NOW Facebook page and will remain there for viewing or sharing through election day on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
The deadline for readers to submit questions for the candidates is today, Monday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m.
The North Smithfield Heritage Association will host a celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage event on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Heritage Hall at 101 Green St. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Masks are required and social distancing rules will be observed.
As part of the event, the organization will display one of their most prized artifacts, the Slatersville Grenadiers, Dorr Rebellion Flag, that was used in 1843 to promote support for men’s suffrage.
The group is currently working on plans to restore the artifact.
The event is open to the public.
The North Smithfield Town Council will hold its regular meeting on Monday, Oct. 19 starting at 6:45 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend virtually can be found here.
The North Smithfield Budget Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20 starting at 6 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend via Zoom can be found here.
The North Smithfield School Committee will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend via Zoom are here.
The North Smithfield Sewer Commission will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and link to attend can be found here.
Editor’s note: The above article has been edited from its original version, which mistakenly stated that the NSHA event would take place at the Little Red Schoolhouse.