Saturday, May 25, 2019        

Joint Veterans Memorial Service – Monday, May 27th – Memorial Day

American Legion Balfour-Cole Post 64, Smithfield Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2929 and its Auxiliary will hold a joint memorial service at the Veterans’ Memorial, Deerfield Park, Smithfield, on Monday, May 27th.

The ceremony will begin at 10:30 AM with a parade of colors featuring the honor guards from the Smithfield Police Department and the Smithfield Fire Department.

The public is welcome and encouraged to observe and pay their respects to those who died in service to our country.

The town’s veterans respectfully request that the youth of Smithfield please join us to observe this ceremony in order that they will always remember the sacrifices our men and women in uniform endured for their freedoms.

In conjunction with the Smithfield Senior Center, in support of Operation Stand Down Rhode Island, there will be a collection of clothing. Donations of new socks and underwear are requested and will be distributed to homeless veterans around the state.

The Smithfield Senior Center, along with the American Legion Post 64 Smithfield, RI are now collecting men’s new socks, shirts & underwear for Operation Stand Down Rhode Island.

These donations can be brought to the Senior Center through the month of May, and also at the Veterans Memorial Day Celebration in Deerfield Park, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27th.

Thank You for your continued support. Please call the Senior Center at 949-4590 for more information.

Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, June 1st

Tire Recycling Event on Saturday, June 1st, 2019
Smithfield DPW
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Smithfield residents only, proof of residency required.
Rimless passenger vehicle tires only.
No commercial businesses

Car Show to Benefit the Food Pantry – Saturday, June 8th

The Dept. of Human Service is hosting a car show at the Smithfield Senor Center on June 8th from 9am -2pm to benefit the food pantry. Everyone is asked to bring a canned good.

Three Food Truck Events This Summer in Deerfield Park

The Smithfield’s All Lit Up Christmas Parade Committee will be hosting three Food Truck Events this summer.

– Tuesday, June 11th
– Tuesday, July 16th
– Tuesday, August 13th

The events run from 4:30pm – 8:00pm.

Check out all the awesome “LOCAL” bands, enjoy delicious food, and have some good old family fun!

Last year’s event was a huge success and this year’s will be even better!

Check out Smithfield’s All Lit Up Christmas parade page for more information.

Smithfield Heritage Hall of Fame Committee Seeks Nominations

The Smithfield Heritage Hall of Fame Committee is requesting nominations from the community for the 2019 Induction. The purpose of the Committee is to select and induct any individual or family, a former or present resident of the Town of Smithfield, who has brought credit, prominence and contributed to the history and heritage of the Town of Smithfield. The committee is seeking those who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to the betterment of Smithfield, its citizens and quality of life be it in education, public service, recreation, business of community service.

A nomination packet may be obtained at the Town Managers Office, the Smithfield Senior Center or on the Town’s website. All nomination packets must be received by June 30, 2019, to the Town Managers office. Please contact the Town Manager for any further questions.

Download, print or view the nomination form (.pdf)

Karen Armstrong, Chair

Lyn Antonuccio, Recording secretary
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Smithfield Ralph Catuogno Basketball Courts Grand Opening – Saturday, June 15th

Saturday, June 15th at 2:00 PM the Smithfield Ralph Catuogno Basketball Courts, located at Anna McCabe Elementary School, will come back to life for the summer months and more.

The Grand Opening Event will include Music, A Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Autographs and Photo Ops with the PC Friars players and Coach, Ed Cooley, a Foul Shot and 3 Point Competition for Kids, Unified Games and Special Olympic Games, a Concession Stand, Food Trucks (Jonny’s BBQ, Noble Knots, Gastros, etc.) and plenty more fun.

The Grand Opening events will allow community members time to shoot around the courts between games and competitions. The day will end in the evening hours when the LIGHTS come on and the Futures Team plays the Varsity/Alumni Team! Don’t miss this action packed game and see the courts under the lights for the very first time since re-opening!

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