Eco-depot, safe sitter class: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Coffee hour

American Legion Berard-Desjarlais Post 88 will hold a Veterans Coffee hour at the Binn’s Building at 111 Chapel St. in Harrisville from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 11. The group holds the events on the second Tuesday of every month, serving coffee and light refreshments. Any Veteran who needs help with VA and government paperwork, Veterans benefits, or any other veterans issue, is welcome.

Eco-depot

The town of Burrillville will host an eco-depot hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, May 15, rain or shine, at the new public works building at 200 Clear River Drive from 8 a.m. to noon. Staff will be accepting household waste such as chemicals and stains. An appointment is required for the drive through drop off and residents are asked to stay inside their vehicles.

For more information and to make an appointment, call Rhode Island Resource Recovery Center at (401) 942-1430 ext. 241.

Safe sitter class

The Burrillville Parks & Recreation Department will host a safe sitter class to teach local youth ages 11 to 14 safety skills and child care training on Tuesday, June 29 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Burrillville Recreation Center at 50 Lodge Road in Pascoag. The cost is $50 per students and scholarships are available based on need.

For more information or to register contact Jeanette Nessett at (401) 444-8088 or jnessett@lifespan.org.

Rocks sponsors

The Burrillville Kindness Rocks group is getting ready to assemble summer paint and fun buckets to local kids and is seeking local residents, merchants and organizations willing to serve as sponsors. On Easter, the group passed out more than 40 starter kits to children. “Rock Father,” Roger Bourbonniere noted that any donations or supplies will help. To donate or learn more, contact Bourbonniere via Facebook.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Recreation Commission will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, May 10 starting at 6:30 p.m. An agenda and instructions to attend can be found here.

The Pascoag Fire District Board of Fire Commissioners will hold a meeting on Monday, May 10 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend are here.

The Burrillville School Committee will hold a meeting in the Burrillville High School media center on Tuesday, May 11, with executive session at 5:30 p.m. and open session at 6 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Sewer Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 11 starting at 6:30 p.m. The agenda and instructions to attend can be found here.

The Harrisville Fire District will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 11 starting at 7 p.m. An agenda and link to attend virtually are here.

The Nasonville Fire District will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 11 starting at 7 p.m. at the Nasonville Fire Station, 2577 Victory Highway. Residents can also attend virtually via a link with agenda found here.

There will be no meeting for Burrillville Zoning Board of Review for the month of May.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, May 12 starting at 7 p.m. The agenda and link to attend virtually are here.

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