Monday Essentials: Wickford Junction Zone Change Hearing

Your guide for life in North Kingstown this week.

An ariel view of the Wickford Junction area. Credit: EG Patch screen capture.
An ariel view of the Wickford Junction area. Credit: EG Patch screen capture.

On Monday …

Audit Committee meeting: North Kingstown’s new finance director, Ted Pryzbyla, will be at the meeting. The agenda is here. Town Hall. 6:45 p.m.

Town Council meeting: On the agenda is a public hearing on proposed changes to the town’s Comprehensive Plan and zoning ordinance for the Wickford Junction area. Here’s a link to the full agenda. At Beachwood Senior Center, 44 Beach Street. 7 p.m.

Seawalls: Property Protection or Public Nuisance: A panel discussion on seawalls. Corless Auditorium, URI Bay Campus, Narragansett. 6 to 8 p.m.

On Tuesday …

Recognition Of Stony Lane’s Blue Ribbon: Stony Lane Elementary School was named a Blue Ribbon School earlier this fall. Tonight, the School Committee recognizes the school. At Stony Lane Elementary School. 7 p.m.

School Committee work session: On the agenda (found here), the School Committee will discuss the 2014-15 budget. At Stony Lane Elementary School. 8 p.m.

Zoning Board meeting: On the agenda is an application from the owners of the Carriage Inn for setback relief. Here’s the full agenda. At Town Hall. 7 p.m.

On Wednesday …

Chamber Jingle Mingle: All are welcome at the Jingle Mingle. Great idea to bring your employees for a holiday night out! Yummy appetizers, Music by Ten Rod Ramblers. Call the Chamber to RSVP. At Sonoma Bistro & Wine Bar. 5:30 p.m. $20.

Santa at Biomes: Santa will be taking a special trip down from the North Pole to visit Biomes tonight! They will have a professional photographer to take pictures with Santa and will print the photo for you while you wait. Pets are allowed. Special holiday craft to make. Pre-registration is required. $10 per person ($8 for members). Children under 3 free.

Brown Madrigal Singers at the library: The Brown University Madrigal Singers will be performing at the NK Free Library. They sing in an eclectic variety of styles ranging from Renaissance to modern and will perform a special repertoire of holiday and seasonal music. Please register.

On Thursday …

Emily Dickenson’s birthday party: The NK Free Library is celebrating Emily Dickenson’s birtday. Poet Emily Dickinson was born Dec. 10, 1830, in Amherst Mass. Join Poet Emily Dickinson was born December 10, 1830, in Amherst Massachusetts.  Join Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) member and Dickinson enthusiast Susan Berman to celebrate the poet’s birthday (two days late) by enjoying cakes and tea and reading some of her poems. Bring one or two of your favorites to read, or just come to hear others read. Register please.

Harbor Management Commission meeting: They meet at Town Hall. Here’s the agenda. 7 p.m.

On Friday …

Intro to Homeschooling: ENRICHri, a nonprofit secular organization, provides support and guidance for homeschooling families in Southern New England. Bev Burgess, State Coordinator for ENRICHri, and Melissa Robb, a homeschooler with six years of experience and an ENRICHri Board member,  will present this program that covers the basics of homeschooling. 10 a.m.


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