Egg My Yard, training cancelled & Easter Hunt: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

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Director Christian de Rezendes and Candace Smith of Maine introduced a plan to the North Smithfield School Committee last week for creating curriculum from the Slatersville documentary series. Credit: Christian de Rezendes

Women’s softball

Registration for the North Smithfield Women’s Softball League is now open and will run through Saturday, April 1. This softball league is non-competitive, open to women age 18 plus and being a resident of North Smithfield is not required.

Games will be played on Tuesday nights at Pacheco Park from May through August. The cost to play is $65 per year, which includes the season end banquet.

Learn more and register here.

Free CPR training

Editor’s note: The below event, originally listed in this article, has since been cancelled.

Menard CPR and local AHA CPR/AED instructors will offer free “Hands-Only” CPR/AED training, open to North Smithfield residents to be held Thursday, March 30 from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Parish Bingo hall at 1409 Park Ave. No reservation is required for the walk-in program.

Instructors will donate their time and teaching skills for the benefit of the public in supporting this American Heart Association standards program and its important mission to increase survival from cardiac arrest. Members of the community are asked to take time to learn the lifesaving skills of Hands-Only CPR/AED, “changing by-standers into by-doers.”

For more information contact rtsavaria1500@gmail.com or (401) 527-8959.

Easter Egg Hunt

The town’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will take place on Saturday, April 1 at Pacheco Park starting at noon. The event is open to children ages 2-8 and their families. Participants should bring a basket and wear appropriate footwear. The Easter bunny will also be visiting the park.

Holy week cantata

Slatersville Congregational Church’s Senior Choir will present a special Holy Week Cantata during the morning worship service on Sunday, April 2 at 10 a.m. The service will include communion, music by the handbell choir and presentation of “Worthy is the Lamb.”

Town meetings

The North Smithfield Historic District Commission will hold a meeting on Monday, March 27 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Memorial Town Hall at 1 Main St. The agenda is here.

The North Smithfield Zoning Board will hold a meeting on Tuesday, March 28 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 83 Green St. The agenda is here.

The North Smithfield School Committee will hold a special joint meeting with the North Smithfield Budget Committee on Wednesday, March 29 starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall at 83 Green St. The agenda is here.

The Halliwell Review Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, March 30 starting at 6:45 p.m. at Town Hall at 83 Green St. The agenda is here.

Bonus thing: Egg my yard

Xpress Youth Football & Cheer is offering an “egging” service on the night before Easter, with eggs prefilled with candy to be delivered to front yards across town. The fundraising program offers 25 eggs for $25, 50 for $45, 75 eggs for $65 or 100 eggs for $85, to be delivered beginning at 9 p.m. Easter eve. Reservations must be made by Saturday, April 1.

To reserve your eggs, submit payment via Venmo to @xpressfootballcheer and include your address. Questions can be directed to Kelly at KOlaes0112@gmail.com.

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