Blood drive, Flower Power: Five things to know in Glocester this week


Blood drive

The Glocester Police Department will host a drive to benefit the Rhode Island Blood Center on Thursday, August 4 from 1-5 p.m. at 162 Chopmist Hill Road. To make an appointment visit using sponsor code 5089.

Walk ins will be welcomed if availability permits at time of arrival.

Final summer concert

The last free summer concert of the season will be held on Wednesday, August 3, with All About Amy to play at the Kent Field Pavilion at 1111 Putnam Pike starting at 6:30 p.m. Glocester Recreation noted that swim and tennis lessons will also hold their end of season parties this week.

Meet & Greet

Attorney General Candidate Chas Calenda will hold a meet & greet event at Pinewood Pub on Thursday, Aug. 4 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Guests are asked to consider a donation to help support the campaign, but all are welcome to attend.

Personal checks can be made payable to Friends of Charles Calenda.

Flower Power

The Flower Power fundraiser to benefit Glocester libraries will begin this week, with times the bouquets will be available at Glocester Manton Library and Harmony Library to be announced on Facebook.

Town meetings

The Foster-Glocester School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, August 2 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the library at Ponaganset High School at 137 Anan Wade Road. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Economic Development Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, August 2 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Town Council is scheduled to hold a meeting on Thursday, August 4 starting at 7:30 p.m. The agenda will be posted on the Secretary of State’s website here.

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