Cruise nights, taxes & soccer: Five things to know in Glocester this week

Pack 9 Harmony Cub Scouts took part in the town's Earth Day cleanup, filling bags of trash at Glocester Memorial Park.

Cruise time

Car Cruise nights at Hill’s Tavern at 417 Putnam Pike begin on Monday, May 1, with all models of cars, trucks, bikes and jeeps welcome from 6 to 10 p.m. The family-friendly outdoor event comes with a chance to grab food and drinks, sit by the tavern’s fire pit, or play a game of horseshoes or cornhole.

Fall soccer

Registration is now open for Burrillville/Glocester Youth Soccer Association’s fall recreational season, open to kids from U4 to U15. The season runs from August 19 to October 28 and early registration costs $100 until May 15.

To register, visit


The town of Glocester is reminding residents that fourth quarter tax payments on 2022 bills are due on Monday, May 1. Taxes unpaid after June 1 are subject to an 8 percent penalty per annum, retroactive to November 1, 2022.

Food pantry

Grace’s Food Pantry at Glad Tidings Community Church in Chepachet now has monthly Saturday pick-up times for those in need of assistance in addition to regular weekday pickups. The pantry is open to residents in Burrillville, Glocester and surrounding communities, with “no questions asked.” Those in need of assistance should email Melissa at [email protected] to schedule a pick up.

Those who would like to donate to the pantry can leave non-perishable items in the drop box under the walkway in front of the church at 111 Victory Highway.

Town meetings

The Glocester Recreation Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, April 25 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

The Glocester Zoning Board will hold a meeting on Thursday, April 17 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall at 1145 Putnam Pike. The agenda is here.

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