City Council meets Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 145 Taunton Ave. They'll hold a public hearing on the City's $166,614,251 budget, whichno longer includes a plan to consolidate the Recreation Department and Senior Center.City Council tonight - The East Providence
Water flushing - Today, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Water Utilities Division will be flushing in areas of : (Bellevue Blvd.; Brentwood Dr.; Circle St.; Coyle Ave.; Deer St.; Diana Dr.; Farrell Place; Ferris Ave.; Inman St.; Leahy St.; Martha Road; McGartland Rd.; Newport Ave.; Nimitz Rd.; Patton Rd.; Pawtucket Ave.; Pioneer Ave.; Ridgewood Dr.; Roger Williams Ave.; Rosanna Ave.; Taylor Dr.; Tryon Ave.; Vista Dr.; Weeden Ave.).
Harvest Festival - Children's Workshop, an early learning center at 411 Narragansett Park Drive, Rumford, hosts their Harvest Festival Thursday, Oct. 24, 5 p.m. featuring pumpkin carving and pumpkin painting. Enjoy some snacks and light refreshments. Costumes are highly encouraged, but not required. This event is free and open to the community.
Strong Man Contest - Think you're strong enough to enter a Strong Man Competition? 212 Health and Performance at 20 Newman Ave., Rumford, is holding theirs Nov. 2. Test your strength and help a great cause: seventy-five percent of all proceeds are being donated to the K-Rob Foundation. Call Kerry Taylor 401-383-5959.
Foster Care Info Night - The Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families and Foster Forward are hosting a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Foster Forward, 55 South Brow St., East Providence. DCYF staff, foster, and adoptive parents will be available to explain the program and answer questions. The Information Night is open to anyone interested in exploring becoming a foster or adoptive parent for children in DCYF care. Please stop by and learn how you can make a difference in the life of a child! For additional information, please call Robin Perez, DCYF Foster and Adoptive Parent Recruiter, at 528-3700.