Blood Drive, Reflection on the Common: Five things to know in North Smithfield this week

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North Smithield Little League is in need of volunteers to run the concession stand for Monday night. To help out visit https://www.signupgenius.com/.../30E094FABA72BAAFB6...

Yoga

The North Smithfield Parks & Recreation Department’s second outdoor yoga session of the season – originally scheduled for Monday, June 26 – has been rescheduled to today, Monday, June 19. Yoga will take place on the lawn next to Town Hall at 83 Green St. from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Participants should bring a towel, blanket or yoga mat. All are welcome and no experience is necessary.

Questions can be directed to cheryl.marandola@gmail.com.

Collection Day

Scouts BSA Troop 438 is collecting gently used clothing, household items, and boxes of books in a fundraising drive to support a white water rafting trip. Community Collection Days will be held on Tuesdays, June 20 and 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Scouter’s Hall by Pacheco Park at 11 Main St.

Reflection on the Common

Slatersville Congregational Church is now offering Reflection on the Common every Wednesday through the end of August. Guests are invited to visit the front lawn of the church at 25 Green St. for a non-denominational simple faith practice of prayer and music from 6 to 6:30 p.m. every week. Participants will move inside the church in the case of rain.

Blood drive

A blood drive in the memory of Scott Wright will be held on Thursday, June 22 from noon to 8 p.m. at Village Haven Restaurant at 90 School St. Donations can be made by appointment by visiting https://donate.ribc.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/72831 using sponsor code 4017. Walk-ins will be accepted if spacing permits at the time of arrival.

Wright, a North Smithfield Middle School student, died at the age of 13 in a bicycle accident. Since the first blood drive was held in his memory in 2011, more than 2,200 people have turned out to donate

If you are unable to attend, donations can also be made in Wright’s memory at any Rhode Island Blood Center using the sponsor code.

Town meetings

The North Smithfield Fire & Rescue Services Board of Directors will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. at 1470 Providence Pike. The agenda is here.

The North Smithfield School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at North Smithfield Middle School at 1850 Providence Pike. The agenda is here.

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