Dinner for Broncos, Spring Fling breadbox: Five things to know in Burrillville this week


Lions dinner

It is the last week to purchase advance tickets for the Burrillville Lions Club’s scholarship dinner to be held in place of the organization’s usual Scholarship Breakfast, to raise funds for graduating Bronco seniors.

The dinner will be held on Monday, April 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Serio’s Pizzarama on Church Street, and will include take out or eat in ziti, meatballs, bread and salad. Tickets cost $10 for adults or $5 for kids 10 and under and can be purchased by calling Nancy at (401) 568-0148 or Scott at (401) 323-5354.

Advance tickets are preferred for planning, but dinners will also be available without advance registration the night of the event.

Earth Day

Cleanups are ongoing in celebration of Earth Day in Burrillville, and there is still time to volunteer and take part. Burrillville’s official Earth Day is Saturday, April 24, but residents can also choose to pick up litter in town any day through Friday, April 30 and receive supplies to help, with trash to be collected by the Department of Public Works.

To take part in the effort, residents should contact Trash & Recycling Coordinator Andrea Hall at ahall@burrillville.org or (401) 710-4214, and let her know where they plan to collect trash. Hall will set up an appointment to provide supplies, and work can be done anytime through the end of the month.

Read more about the effort here.

Spring clean out

It’s time to give your closet a spring cleaning. The Burrillville Patriots Youth Football and Cheer will be collecting new and gently used clothing at a drive on Saturday, April 24 from noon to 3 p.m. at The Clocktower Apartments on Tinkham Lane.

Residents are invited to drop off bags filled with soft goods to benefit the program.

Spring Fling breadbox

Sign ups are now open for Mapleville Farm’s Spring Fling breadbox session, an 8-week subscription service showcasing a different seasonal loaf of handmade bread every week. The session begins Saturday, May 1 with pickups to be held weekly.

Learn more and register for $55 here.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Conservation Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 20 starting at 7 p.m. Residents can attend virtually, with an agenda and instructions found here.

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