Jul 28, 2014
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Thursday Five: Stadium Vote, Free Tax Prep Times, Nixle, Porketa

Good morning, Woonsocket - check out these things to know:

Thursday Five: Stadium Vote, Free Tax Prep Times, Nixle, Porketa Thursday Five: Stadium Vote, Free Tax Prep Times, Nixle, Porketa


Stadium Theatre - The Providence Phoenix has nominated Stadium Theatre for their Best 2013 awards for "Best Theater Venue". You can vote for them at the paper's website.

FRCA VITA Program - Family Resources Community Action is providing FREE Income Tax Preparation forfamilies with incomes less than $51,000. All preparers are certified by the IRS, andE-filing is done for fast returns. Appointments are available at Family Resources Community Action, 245 Main St., on the following days:

  • Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 12:30 to 4.30 p.m. Tuesdays: 4 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

Call 401-766-0900 to schedule an appointment. For more information about other FRCA programs visit www.famresri.org.

Porketa - Tickets are now on sale for the Woonsocket Rotary Porketa Monday, March 11, 6 p.m., at the Elks Hall, 368 Social St. They'll put you back $20, and you'll need to find a rotary member to buy them

Nixle - After the recent snowstorm the Woonsocket Police and Fire Department  want to send a reminder about Nixle.  During the snowstorm residents received a phone message with information from Nixle.  We are encouraging all residents and interested parties to sign up for Nixle’s OPT IN notification alerts.  You will be able to choose what messages you want to be informed of including emergency alerts, public safety updates, or community event information. You can receive Nixle messages on your cell phone, tablet, or other device.

Money Management Training - The More for Your Money Program is offering FREE workshops to help individuals in areas such astracking spending, creating a budget, learning to save, opening and managing a checking account,understanding credit and credit scores and more. The next 4-week workshop series will be heldat Family Resources Community Action, 65 Main St. Woonsocket, RI beginning Wednesday, March 13 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. Participants can also receive individualized financial coaching.For more information or to register for the training, contact Monah Rhodes at 401-235-6081 ormrhodes@famresri.org.

For more information about other FRCA financial stability, employment & training, career advancementand other programs to support and strengthen individuals, call 401-766-0900 or visit www.famresri.org

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