Integrity Forum, Dune & Winter Clinic: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

Burrillville schools held Kindness Week in the week leading up to winter break. Pictured are Callahan Elementary School students celebrating, "Kindness the Bronco Way." Credit: Burrillville Public Schools

School vacation

Anyone looking for free activities to do during February vacation is reminded that Burrillville Middle School and elementary school students can use their Feinstein Foundation Junior Scholar card to do a variety of activities throughout the state. To learn more visit

This week, Jesse Smith Memorial Library also has a week filled with drop-in style programs for kids and families starting on Tuesday. Visit the library on Facebook for the full list. Nearby Art Box Studio also has several workshops for kids this week. To register call (401) 568-5000 or visit

Integrity forum

Sen. Jessica de la Cruz will host Secretary of State Greg Amore at the Assembly Theatre at 26 East Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 24 for an Election Integrity Forum from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Drop in to learn about the security and integrity of the voting system in Rhode Island.

Dune movie night

The Assembly Theatre will host Dune movie night on Saturday, Feb. 24, with a showing of David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of of Frank Herbert’s 1965 classic novel, “Dune.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. show, and there will be concessions and a bar available. Admission is $10 at the door.

Winter clinic

Burrillville Girls Softball will hold a five week winter clinic on Thursday nights beginning February 29 at Burrillville Middle School. The cost to register is $60 and comes with $20 off spring registration. Register at or with questions call (401) 480-1242 or email

Town meetings

The Burrillville School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20 in the media center at Burrillville High School at 425 East Ave., with executive session at 5:30 p.m. followed by open session at 6 p.m. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Sewer Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20 starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Wastewater Treatment Facility at 141 Clear River Drive. The agenda is here.

The Harrisville Fire District Operating Committee will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20 starting at 7 p.m. at 115 Central St. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Budget Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall at 105 Harrisville Main St. The agenda is here.

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