Little League, back to school clinic: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

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Little League 

North Smithfield Little League Fall Softball and Baseball registration is now open. NSLL fall ball softball and baseball is a great way for players to try softball and baseball or gain additional experience, according to organizers. The fall program is for players who will be league age, 8 – 14, in 2022. It is a competitive program with players pitching and umpires. North Smithfield will inter-league with neighboring communities with the competitive divisions.

NSLL will also be offering a Coach Pitch House League for ages 6-8 year-olds. This is a great program for beginners looking to gain experience and build skills in a fun environment, organizers say. The season runs from September to early November. 

Visit www.northsmithfieldll.com for more information and registration, or email pstorme@verizon.net with any questions.

Back to School vaccine clinic

The town of North Smithfield is notifying residents they can help protect kids against COVID-19 by getting them vaccinated if they’re 12 or older. A clinic will be held at OLQM/Monsignor Gadoury in Woonsocket on Wednesday, Aug. 25 from 3-7 p.m.

Make an appointment by calling (844) 930-1779 or at vaccinateri.org.

Yoga

The final scheduled session of outdoor yoga will be held this week on Wednesday, Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. on the lawn next to Town Hall at 83 Greene St. Participants are advised to bring a towel, blanket or yoga mat to the class, taught by certified instructor Cheryl Marandola and sponsored by the North Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department.

The class will be cancelled in the event of rain or temperatures higher than 85 degrees at class time.

Headstart

Tri-County Community Action Agency is recruiting families in North Smithfield and surrounding towns for all Headstart options. The group offers home-based services for pregnant women, infants and toddlers, as well as part and full day options for toddlers and pre-schoolers. 

To learn more, contact Kim Larson at (401) 519-1979 or headstartrecruiter@tricountyri.com, or apply online at tricountyri.org

Town meetings

The North Smithfield Personnel Board will hold a meeting on Monday, Aug. 23 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the North Smithfield Police Station at 575 Smithfield Road for an agenda found here.

The North Smithfield Zoning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 24 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall on Greene St. The agenda can be found here.

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