Five Things You Need To Know: Nov. 22

A flower deal, a fishing derby, Thanksgiving football and more in Tuesday's five things you need to know.

Holiday flower deal-

is offering a holiday season special to show customers appreciation for their business. They are offering a $5 off any arrangement over $25 for all orders by Dec. 22. The coupon attached above can be used for walk-in Thanksgiving and holiday arrangements. To order online, go to www.nysflowers.com  and use the promotional code: HOLIDAYS They are also doing a raffle for a free bouquet in January.  The more arrangements you order, the more entries you get!

Cox Sports to Air Annual Thanksgiving Football Game Live-

On Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24, Cox Sports will air live coverage of the annual rivalry football game between Woonsocket and Cumberland at 10:30 a.m.

The game will air on Cox channel 3 and 1003. It will also be available On DEMAND. In addition, Cox Sports' Varsity Life will have highlights of every Thanksgiving game on Monday, Nov. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Scott Cordischi will handle play-by-play duties while Mike Rubin will provide color for the broadcast.

Bass derby-

The Cercle Laurier recently held their annual bass derby awards banquet at the club headquarters and awarded trophies to the individual division winners.  In the junior bass division Jared L’Etoile finished in first place for landing a two pound largemouth bass. In the junior trout division Heather Chenot finished in first place for landing a 1 pound, 5 ounce trout followed closely by Connor Hardy who was awarded second place for landing a 1 pound, 4 ounce trout.  In the men’s division, Fred Charlska placed first for landing a 3 pound, 2 ounce trout.  A buffet style meal was prepared and served by the Cercle Laurier and individual prizes were given to every participant of this year’s derby. Winners are pictured above.

New Grant Funds Study Of Woonsocket School's Energy Use-

A Bryant University program funded by the Rhode Island Renewable Energy Fund will review the potential for renewable energy use in 53 high schools, including Woonsocket.

The $123,244 grant will pay for evaluations of each school's energy consumption and recommend ways that the schools can achieve "net-zero" status, meaning they would generate at least as much energy as they use, according to a Bryant University press release.

Bryant University is scheduled to host a meeting of school officials to discuss the results of the energy surveys in February. 

City natives head to Attleboro Community Theatre-

Attleboro Community Theatre will present “A Christmas Carol” this year during weekends throughout September with two Woonsocket residents in the spotlight. Kevin Fish of Woonsocket plays Fred, Scrooge’s nephew, who never gives up on his uncle finding the holiday spirit. Anthony Paola, also of Woonsocket, plays Old Joe, who in today’s world would be known as pawnbroker as he gathers up Scrooge’s belongings. Shows will take place Fridays and Saturdays; Dec. 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17 at 8 p.m. and Sundays; Dec. 4, 11, and 18 at 2 p.m.

Doors open 30 minutes prior to show at the Ezekiel Bates Masonic Lodge, 71 North Main Street, Attleboro. Tickets are $17.00 for adults, $15.00 for students and senior citizens (65 years and older) Reservations can be made at attleborocommunitytheatre.com or by calling 508.226.8100.


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