Candidates Night Sept. 24 - MyWoonsocket.com and 1380 WNRI are co-sponsoring a Meet The Candidates forum on Sept. 24, 7 p.m., at Chan's, where Woonsocket voters will consider candidates in the Woonsocket Mayoral and City Council primary on Oct. 8 and the election on Nov. 5.
Lorraine Corey and Roger Bouchard will moderate the event, Jeff Gamache will moderate and Bill Bryda will be the timekeeper. The format: One question, the same question, will be asked of the incumbent City Council candidates. One different question, the same question, will be asked of the new candidates by the monderator.
Mayoral candidates will each ask a question of opposing candidates on two separate rounds.Sign up for Girl Scouts - Parents or guardians and girls entering grades K through 12 are invited to a registration rally for the Girl Scouts. There will be a sampling of Girl Scout activities, staff and volunteers will be on hand to give you more information Monday, Sept. 16, 6-8 p.m. at Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St.
GSRI offers girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade the opportunity to build character and skills for success in the real world in an accepting and nurturing all-girl environment. As a volunteer, you’ll help introduce girls to new and exciting experiences. No matter how busy your schedule is, there is an opportunity to be a role model for girls, ranging from sharing a skill once, to leading a troop short-term, or joining in on the fun year-round. The registration fee to join is $25 — $15 goes to Girl Scouts of the USA for national membership dues and a $10 council service fee stays right here in Rhode Island. Financial assistance is available. To save you time, you can also visit www.gsri.org and register online. For more information, call 401-331-4500.
Schutte at Mount Friday - The 2013-14 school year marks Mount Saint Charles Academy’s 90th anniversary of ministry. In the inaugural event of the year-long celebration, Mount welcomes Dan Schutte in concert in Mount’s Chapel Hall, Friday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. Schutte ‘s performance marks the beginning of the Academy’s first ever Performing Arts Series, established to not only celebrate Mount’s 90th anniversary, but to promote the arts in northern Rhode Island by featuring prominent artists who will perform and collaborate with MSC students as well as local school and community performers throughout the year.
Schutte is a distinguished composer of such unforgettable liturgical pieces as “Here I Am, Lord”, “City of God”, and “Sing a New Song.” Schutte’s work continues to be part of the standard repertoire for Christian worship worldwide.
Mom's Grand Opening - If you sampled the food dished out by Mom's Home Cooking during the 125th Woonsocket Birthday Block Party and want some more, or if you'd just like to try out a new restaurant, the eatery is opening Sept. 15 at 6 Florida St.