Family Fair, Feast on the Farm & budget vote: Five things to know in Burrillville this week

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Wright's Farm Restaurant has announced that this year's George Ducharme Scholarship recipients are Jenna Forrest and Emilia Ferraro, who will each receive $5,000. Pictured are restaurant owner Frank Galleshaw, Ferraro and Joan Ducharme-Surprenant, teacher and daughter of George Ducharme.

Beauty and the Beast continues

The Rhode Island Stage Ensemble’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast continues this week at the Assembly Theatre at 26 East Ave., with performance on Friday, June 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, June 15 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $27 or $23 for students, seniors and military members and can be purchased here.

Visit NRI NOW later this week for more information on the production.

Family Fair

The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department’s 31st annual Family Fair will take place on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Stillwater Mill Pavilion at 100 Tinkham Lane. The event will include live music, kids activities, a farmer’s market, giant lawn games, roving characters and informational booths with giveaways. There will also be hay rides, balloon art, raffles and food trucks. Guests who bring a box of macaroni and cheese for the Weekend Snackpack program will receive a free raffle ticket.

Feast on the Farm

Mapleville Farm at 544 Victory Highway will host a Father’s Day Feast on the Farm on Sunday, June 16 at 10 a.m., with a breakfast highlighting local meats. Tickets cost $50 for adults, $15 for kids ages 4-10, with children 3 and under free, and can be purchased at maplevillefarm.com.

Vet & first responder luncheon

Burrillville Aging Stronger has announced that a special luncheon for veterans and first responders will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at Wright’s Farm Restaurant. Doors will open at the “Serving Those Who Served Luncheon” at 10 a.m. with an event to include vendors, raffles and a free chicken dinner.

Attendees must RSVP by July 1 by calling (401) 710-7800 ext. 705 or emailing [email protected]. Transportation is available upon request.

Town meetings

The Burrillville School Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 11 starting at 6 p.m. in the media center of Burrillville High School at 425 East Ave. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Sewer Commission will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 11 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the board room of the Burrillville Wastewater Treatment Facility at 141 Clear River Drive. The agenda is here.

The Zoning Board of Review will hold a meeting on Tuesday, June 11 starting at 7 p.m. at the town building at 105 Harrisville Main St. The agenda is here.

The Harrisville Fire District Operating Committee will hold a monthly meeting on Tuesday, June 11 at 115 Central St. starting at 7 p.m. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Housing Authority will hold a meeting on Wednesday, June 12 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the community room of Aston Court at 77 Ashton Court. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Town Council will hold a meeting on Wednesday, June 12 starting at 7 p.m. at the town building at 105 Harrisville Main St. with an agenda that includes adoption of the 2025 budget. The agenda is here.

The Burrillville Ordinance Subcommittee will hold a meeting on Thursday, June 13 starting at 6 p.m. at the town building at 105 Harrisville Main St. The agenda is here.

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