Stadium Young Actor's Academy- Registration is under way for the Stadium Theatre’s Fall Young Actors Academy Sessions, an 11 week, hands on, theater arts education program. Choose from: Musical Theater, Acting or Glee, YAA students can develop specific skills - acting, singing, dance or a combination:
Acting - September 16th through November 25th - Mondays from 4pm to 6pm - Ages 8 to 16
Glee - September 17th through November 26th - Tuesdays from 4pm to 6pm - Ages 9 to 18
Musical Theater - September 18th through November 27th - Wednesdays from 4pm to 6pm - Ages 5 to 12
Musical Theater - September 21st through November 30th - Saturdays from 10am to 12pm - Ages 5 to 12
Call 401-762-4545 for more information.
Landmark informational meeting - The RI Attorney General's office is hosting an informational public hearing Sept. 30 at Woonsocket High School, 777 Cass Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. about the bid by Prime Healthcare to convert Landmark Medical Center into a for-profit hospital. You may also submit written comments about plans for the hospital before Oct. 7 to:
Jodi Bourque, Health Care Advocate,
Department of Attorney General, 150 South Main St., Providence, RI 02903
Michael Dexter, Chief,
Office of Health Systems Development, Department of Health, Three Capitol Hill, Room 410, Providence, RI 02908
Ukranian Festival Sept. 7 - St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church, located at 74 Harris Avenue, Woonsocket's “Ukrainian Festival” is Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11 am to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public. All are invited.
The Ukrainian Kitchen will highlight the day’s festivities. The menu will feature many homemade Ukrainian favorites such as varenyky (pierogies), holubtsi (stuffed cabbage), kovbasa (kielbasa) and kapusta (fried cabbage), and much more.
Labor Day Rubbish, Recycling - In observance of Labor Day, on Saturday, Aug. 31 and Monday, Sept. 2, the Woonsocket Recycle Facility, located at 943 River St., was closed.
The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (Central Landfill) in Johnston was also closed Sept. 2. Curbside pick-up of rubbish and recycling for the week of Sept. 2, to Sept. 6 will be delayed by one day.
Residents are reminded that any overloaded trash carts or recycling carts placed at curbside will not be collected. In those cases, it is the responsibility of the property owner or tenant to properly dispose of the waste at their own expense.
Food Bank Needs Help - The St. James Episcopal Church's Prescott Beach Food Bank, 24 Hamlet Ave., is in need of bars of soap, as well as any canned or boxed food items you can donate. Find a good sale or thin out your cupboard and help them stock up. Call the church at 401-762-2222 or bring items to the Food Bank during their hours Mondays and Wednesdays from 3-4 p.m.