Sock drive, Scavenger hunt deadline: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Sock drive

Lil’ General, including the location at 485 Chapel St. in Harrisville, is holding a sock drive, and the business points out that socks are one of the most under-donated items when it comes to clothing. The stores are collecting new, unworn socks, which can be placed in drop boxes at any of their six locations.

Player evaluations

Burrillville Little League will hold major and minor player evaluations on Saturday, March 27 starting at 9 a.m. at Richard Peck Fields. All players must bring their own glove.

Events calendar

The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department has released an updated calendar of events for the 2021 season, with dates for annual town happenings, such as the Family Fair and opening of Spring Lake. All dates are subject to change due to COVID restrictions. View the complete calendar below.

Scavenger Hunt deadline

Residents are reminded that Friday, March 26 is the deadline for the town’s ongoing Easter Scavenger Hunt. participants of all ages invited to track down items via clues on the list published below for the chance to win a gift basket. Hunters must print the below form, fill in the color of the picture associated with each item, and return the completed list by mail or email.

 Town meetings

The Pascoag Utility District Board of Utility Commissioners will hold a regular meeting on Monday, March 22 starting at 2 p.m. An agenda and instructions to attend via Zoom are here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, March 22 starting at 7 p.m. Residents can attend virtually with an agenda and link found here. 

The Burrillville School District Policy Subcommittee will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, March 23 starting at 4 p.m. An agenda and link to attend via Zoom are here.

The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency will hold a workshop meeting with the Burrillville Town Council on Tuesday, March 23 starting at 7 p.m. An agenda and link to attend virtually are here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, March 24 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and link to attend via Zoom are here. 

The Oakland Mapleville Fire District will hold a monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 24 at 46 Oakland School St. for an agenda found here.

The Burrillville Budget Board will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, March 25 starting at 6:30 p.m. with an agenda and link to attend found here.

Burrillville High School students in the Biomedical Pathway shadowed the RNs that were giving vaccinations at the Burrillville vaccine clinic held on Saturday, March 20, and helped by sanitizing the vaccine stations between patients. Volunteer students and vaccinators, left to right, are Cassandra Fleming; Robin Riley, RN; Misty
(Peloso) Cook, RN; Bailey Schiffmann and Meaghan Blanchette/
Photo credit: Maria Quiray Lawrence via the Burrillville Public Schools Facebook page.
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