Vacation - Friendly neighborhood Woonsocket Patch editor Rob Borkowski has the week off. Between now and next Monday, Patrick Luce will be filling in. You can reach him at patrick.luce.com or 401-651-2102.
Meanwhile, If you're planning a unicycle ride down Main Street in gorilla costume, wait till April 15. For Rob's sake.
Networking tonight - Guests for tonight's NRICC Networking at Night at the Gamm Theatre will have a rare opportunity to take a backstage tour of the Gamm Theatre's performance space at the historic Pawtucket Armory, view the set of "The Real Thing" playing at the Gamm from March 14- April 14, and meet Gamm Resident Actor and Education Director, Steve Kidd who recently appeared in Anne Boleyn and is remembered by many as Crumpet the Elf in The SantaLand Diaries.
There will be complimentary hors d'oeuvres, wine and beverages, as well as beer from Newport Storm. Each attendee will also be entered to a complimentary raffle to win theater gift certificates. Cost: $10 Members pre-registered; $15 Member walk-in; $30 Non members.
Elks Sugar Shack April 13 The Sugar Shack celebration will be held at the Woonsocket Elks Lodge at 830 Social Street from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, April 13. The AFGS Cabane à Sucre (sugar shack) will take on the time-honored traditions that are typically French Canadian. The event will include music by Fleurs de Lis, a local group that performs traditional French Canadian music. Doors open at 5 p.m. with buffet dinner at 6:00 p.m. The menu includes fresh cut salad, pea soup, French Canadian meat pie, New England style baked beans, maple glazed ham, Shepherd’s pie, bread, butter, coffee, tea and dessert. Visittheir site for more information. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
Pothier Spring Book Sale - The Spring Buy 1 Get 1 Free Book Sale begins the Wednesday, April 3. The sale will be open from 2:45-5 p.m. on Wednesday, April, for Parents to shop, and again during our Rockin' Around The Books Party on April 8.
We are still looking for parent volunteers to pick up shifrts for the book fair. If you can volunteer for an hour or more, please do so. Contact Jessica at the school office, 401-767-4765. Volunteers are needed for all shifts:
MONDAY, APRIL 8th: 9:00-11:30, 11:00-2:30, 2:00-5:00, 6:00-8:00
TUESDAY, APRIL 9th, 9:00-11:30, 11:00-2:00
Red Maples For Recyclables - On Saturday April 20, the first 200 Woonsocket residents that bring recyclables to the Woonsocket Recycle Facility located at 943 River St bewteen 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. will receive a FREE Red Maple Tree seedling. Recyclables include: TVs, all electronic waste, all appliances, propane tanks, rigid plastic, books, large cardboard, all metals, gas grills, etc.