Magic show, fundraising calendars: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week


Family Fun Magic Show

Magician Fran Flynn will bring his Family Fun Magic Show to the North Smithfield Public Library on Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 6-7 p.m. Flynn has performed for audiences around New England for decades. All ages are welcome for this program, but registrations are required and can be made online at by clicking on events – or by calling (401) 767-2780.

Recycling Center moves to winter hours

Starting on Monday, Nov. 1, the North Smithfield Recycling Center drop off hours are Wednesdays from 3 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. only through December 29. Residents will not be able to drop off outside those regular hours. Residents are welcome to bring yard waste or accepted recyclables during business hours. The town offers free drop off for ridged plastic and scrap metal items as well as used motor oil. Recyclers are advised not to leave items outside the gate after business hours, as officials will take notice.

Questions can be directed to Trash & Recycling at (401) 767-2200 ext. 348

Fundraising calendars

The North Smithfield Athletic Association is holding a calendar fundraising raffle throughout the month of December with prizes including cash and gift certificates to many local businesses. The calendars cost $10 and can be purchased through athletes or by contacting the NSAA.

All proceeds will help to support Northmen athletic programs.

Medicare enrollment

Aging Well, Inc. has announced that the organization will have a Senior Health Insurance Program counselor available to assist North Smithfield residents navigate the confusing process of reviewing Medicare healthcare plans and benefits. Appointments will be held on Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. in the North Smithfield Town Hall council chambers. To schedule an appointment, call Aging Well at (401) 766-3734.

Town meetings

The North Smithfield Town Council will hold a regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 1 at 83 Greene St. starting at 6:45 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

The Halliwell Review Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 83 Greene St. starting at 6:30 p.m. The agenda can be found here.

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