On Saturday …
Scouting for Food pickup: The Boy Scouts are coming around today to pick it up – filled with canned goods, they are hoping.
Ocean State Soccer Giveback Saturday: OSS will be collecting canned goods through the new program Kick Out Hunger as well as old soccer uniforms and equipment for their other program Soccer RECYCLE. Those used uniforms and soccer equipment are sent to poor communities. Please bring items between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Ocean State Soccer fields, 650 Stony Lane. For more information, contact Soccer RECYCLE at firstname.lastname@example.org. or Jeff Wallace at email@example.com.
Super Dog Adoption Day: Super Dog Adoption Day features more than 150 dogs and puppies looking for loving families to adopt them. Same-day adoption only with preapproved application available from AlwaysAdopt.com. Event includes free admission with on site veterinarians, dog trainers and adoption counselors. Rain or shine at Clark Farms, 2984 Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Highway, Matunuck, at 10 a.m.
Jambalaya Dinner: The North Kingstown High School Sailing Team is again holding its popular fundraiser, Jambalaya Dinner, A Taste of New Orleans, at the Wickford Yacht Club. Live Jazz Music along with Jambalaya and Southern-style desserts will be included in the evening (BYOB). Tickets are $20 each (or $25 at the door). There are two settings, 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Contact any member of the sailing team for tickets or call 885-5852.Slocum Grange Harvest Supper: On the menu, Slocum Grange’s famous baked ham and baked beans, cole slaw, beets, brown bread, coffee, tea or punch, and a slice of Slocum Grange's famous homemade pie. At 5:30 p.m. $12 for adults, $10 for children 5-10. Free for children 5 and under. For reservations, call Carol Perry, 294-2989.
What’s It Worth, Wickford? Have your special item appraised by Daniel Buck Soules at Smith’s Castle this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Soules, who has been an auctioneer and appraiser for more than 30 years and has appeared since 1999 as an on-air appraiser on the PBS television program “Antiques Roadshow.” Soules, formerly of North Kingstown, specializes in 18th, 19th and early 20th century furniture, paintings, Shaker and silver items. Appraisals $10 per item, 3 items for $25. For more information and to register for a time slot contact: Smith's Castle's Office at: 401-294-3521.
Want Your House 'Featured'? If you are selling your house and think it deserves a little extra push, send us an email with the particulars – what makes your house special? Why is it a good buy? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.Tilted Barn Brewery fundraiser: The Tilted Barn Brewery, an offshoot of Ocean State Hops, is still conducting its fundraising effort on Indiegogo, a crowd-funding website. If you missed our earlier story on Matt and Kara Richardson’s brewery plans, you’ll find it here.