PVD Food Trucks, Virtual Job Fair: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Country Wild will play at this week's Riverwalk Times concert.

Virtual Job Fair

Eleanor Slater Hospital and the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training will hold a virtual job fair on Thursday, July 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., focused on openings at Burrillville’s Zambarano campus. The hospital has openings for registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses and cook’s helpers.

Job seekers who attend will be able to talk with Eleanor Slater employees, ask questions and learn more about the openings and the hospital, as well as the application process.

Eleanor Slater Hospital is operated by the state’s Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals. The hospital treats patients with acute and long-term medical illnesses, as well as patients with mental health conditions.

Job seekers who would like to attend the job fair can register at https://www.backtoworkri.com/job-fairs.

Weekly events

Spring Lake’s Family Fun Fridays continue this week with a retro movie night showing of E.T. at 7 p.m., along with family activities throughout the day sponsored by the Burrillville Prevention Action Coalition. The beach is open late for the weekly events, weather permitting.

On Saturday, July 29, the Burrillville Farmer’s Market takes place at the Stillwater Mill pavilion from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday evening, the Riverwalk Times concert series continues at the same location with a free concert by Country Wild and Dinolicious food truck on site.

Food trucks

Speaking of food trucks, there will be more than a few on the grounds of the Assembly Theatre on Sunday, July 30 during an event by PVD Food Trucks. The events feature also live music and libations, along with a variety of foods starting at 4:30 p.m.

Attendance is free and tickets are not required, just pay for what you eat and drink from a great variety of food trucks accepting cash, credit, and debit cards. Guests are invited to make themselves at home on the lawn and bring chairs and blankets.

Best of RI

Congratulation to our local winners in Rhode Island Monthly’s Best of RI contest, including Burrillville Animal Control, which was again named Best Animal Shelter/Rescue in the Blackstone Valley.

Town meetings

The Oakland Mapleville Fire District and the Nasonville Fire District will hold a meeting on Monday, July 24 where voters from both district can approve or reject a planned merger. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency will hold a meeting will hold a meeting on Tuesday, July 25 starting at 7 p.m. in the community room of Jesse Smith Memorial Library. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 7 p.m. at in the town building at 105 Harrisville Main St. The agenda is here.

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