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5 Things to Know About This Week

Food pantry open; find out if your old books have value; special education basic rights; frosty moon night hike; Holly Day Bazaar.

Here are five things you should know about this week in and around East Providence:

  1. The Fraternity of St. Francis Xavier food pantry, 81 N Carpenter St., is open every Monday from 9:30 to 11:20 am and 6 to 7:30 pm. A valid government ID is needed.
  2. Find out if your old books are valuable at the Weaver Library on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 pm with the East Providence Historical Society and book dealer Ray Rickman. Bring up to 3 books for a free appraisal.
  3. The East Providence Local Advisory Committee hosts a RI Parent Information Network Workshop, “Basic Rights in Special Education,” on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 6:30 pm at Martin Middle School, 111 Brown St. Get an overview of parent’s rights and responsibilities and learn about the laws that affect special education in Rhode Island.
  4. Take a Full Frosty Moon Night Hike on Friday, Nov. 30, at 6:30 pm at the Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary in nearby Attleboro. Contact the Massachusetts Audubon Society for prices and more details.
  5. Riverside Congregational Church, 15 Oak Ave., hosts a Holly Day Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 am to 2 pm.

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