The North Smithfield Heritage Assn (NSHA) will hold its 2024 Annual Heritage Dinner at 6 pm on June 22 at the Village Haven Restaurant, 90 School Street, Forestdale.  The event features a traditional family-style chicken dinner followed by the hilarious interactive comedy of Dave Kane who presents “Jokes My Irish Father Told Me.”

Come share this fun-filled evening with family and friends!  Tickets cost $35 each.  Funds raised will help complete the restoration of the historic Memorial Town Building.   

You can purchase tickets online using Eventbrite, or Venmo and PayPal Giving Fund.   You can also buy tickets at the Town Hall, Village Paint, or at the Memorial Town Building.   You Finally, you can mail checks made payable to “NSHA” with “Dinner Tickets” marked on the memo line to P.O. Box 413, Slatersville, RI 02876.  

The proceeds support the restoration of the main hall at the Memorial Town Building.

Contact the NSHA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 401-376-2927.   

 

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