Dear Edwina Jr., ‘Closet’ grand opening: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

The Assembly Theatre hosted a fundraiser for Children's Wishes on Saturday as part of Jennifer Wildgoose's senior project, raising more than $1,000 for the organization. Pictured are Lauren Peloquin, Tina Pedersen and Holly Dumaine Picard.

Pasta dinner

The Burrillville Lions Club Scholarship Dinner will take place on Monday, April 25 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Serio’s Pizza at 405 Church St. in Pascoag. Funds raised will be awarded to graduating seniors in 2022. Tickets cost $10 or $5 for children age ten and under and can be purchased at the door.


The Assembly Theatre will hold audition for an upcoming performance of Dear Edwina Jr. on Tuesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall at 103 Harrisville Main St. Performances will be held the first week in August. Find more information and a list of cast members needed at

Business open house

A new retail store in Pascoag, Victoria’s Closet at 74 North Main St., will host a grand opening celebration on Sunday, May 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature raffles and refreshments all day, and provide a chance to welcome the new addition, selling apparel, jewelry accessories and more, to the community.

Visit NRI NOW later this week to read more, with a feature on the business and its proprietor.

Test kit announcement

The town of Burrillville announced this week that COVID-19 test kits remain available at all municipal buildings, libraries and post offices in town, as well as local pharmacies. One free kit containing two tests will be given to each person present. View the full announcement here.

Town meetings

The Burrillville Redevelopment Agency will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 26 starting at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Jesse M. Smith Library at 100 Tinkham Lane. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, April 27 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 105 Harrisville Main St. The agenda can be found here.

The Burrillvile Senior Housing Exploratory Committee will hold a special meeting on Thursday, April 28 starting at 5 p.m. at Town Hall. The agenda can be found here.

Bonus ‘thing’

Support Troop 102 Mapleville by visiting the Taco Shop on Friday, April 29 from 3-8 p.m. The troop will receive 10 percent of all sales.

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