Here are some things to know about this week, Sept. 30-Oct. 6, in and around Barrington:
The four-week, Barrington Conservation Commission-sponsored film series, “Earth Matters,” continue today in the Barrington library auditorium at 7 pm with “No Impact Man,” a look at how Colin Beavan made as little environmental impact as possible for one year. No more automated transportation, no more electricity, no more non-local food, no more material consumption…no problem.
The annual Harvest Stroll hosted by the Barrington Business Association takes place on Saturday, Oct. 5, in front of the Town Hall. There will be food trucks, pumpkin carving, a hayride, and plenty of other activities for kids. You can also take a tour of the Barrington Town Hall as the 125th anniversary of its opening is celebrated.
The Hampden Meadows Volunteer Fire Company holds its annual recruitment BBQ on Saturday at 1 pm. Learn all about volunteer and career opportunities as a firefighter at the 168 Sowams Road fire company. For more information, contact: Ron Pelletier at email@example.com
The Rhode Island Association of Admission Officers (RIAAO) hosts its 37th annual Regional College Fair on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 3 pm at the Rhode Island College Recreation Center Field House, 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence. Nearly 200 college representatives will attend. There also will be financial aid presentations at 1:30 and 2:30 pm
The East Bay Coalition for the Homeless hosts its first East Bay 5K on Sunday, Oct. 6, at Colt State Park in Bristol. The scenic 5K and 1-mile walk courses wind through the park on the edge of the bay. Help families help themselves! Click here to register.