North Attleborough Around Town: Composting reopening, DANA chocolate stroll, pet vaccinations

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    Composting facility open to the public

    The Town of North Attleborough’s composting facility, located on Plain Street, is now open to the public. Composting facility hours will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Fridays and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

    The facility is for the disposal of leaves, grass and brush only. Non-residents and commercial vehicles are not allowed and shall be considered trespassing and illegally dumping. North Attleborough residents shall have proof of residency in one of the following forms:

    • Driver’s license showing town residency
    • Vehicle registration showing town residency
    • Valid landfill sticker for town landfill

    The composting facility shall be open between April 5 and Dec. 15, subject to change due to weather conditions. For more information, call 508-695-9621. 

    Planetarium show at Sacred Heart Church

    On Wednesday, April 10, from 9:15-10 a.m., the public is invited to Sacred Heart Church hall to attend a free presentation of Skydome Planetarium-See the Stars. Skydome is a portable inflatable planetarium system. This program is for elementary aged children and will begin promptly at 9:15 a.m.

    The Sacred Heart Church hall entrance is located on the right side of the church at 58 Church St., North Attleborough. Funding for the performance has been provided by the North Attleborough Cultural Council. For more information, contact Shawn Sweet at Ssweet@smsh.dfrcs.org. 

    Oldtown Church pet vaccination clinic

    The First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleborough (Oldtown Church) will hold its next pet vaccination clinic for dogs and cats from 11 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 13, at 675 Old Post Rd. North Attleborough. Please call or text 508-212-4774 or email chopper1951@verizon.net  for information, fees and to make an appointment for vaccinations, heartworm tests or deworming.  Vaccinations and tests are individually priced, without additional clinic or other fees.

    Rhode Island residents and walk-ins are welcome. Pre-Registration via phone or text is preferred. Appropriate social distancing is encouraged. Pets will be received outside the building.

    All cats must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes, with muzzles as necessary.  Services will be provided by Dr. Peter Granville DVM.  The entrance for the vaccination clinic is in back of the church, to the rear of the parking lot, follow the signs.  Please remain in your car until called. 

    Lions Clubs sponsor Leo’s Spring Fling

    The South Attleboro Village and South Attleboro Lions Clubs will help sponsoring the Leo’s Spring Fling Candy Gathering (formerly annual egg hunt).

    The event will take place on Saturday, April 13, 11 a.m. at Capron Park Monument Field  (AHS gymnasium in case of rain.) There will be candy gathering with over 15,000 eggs and music by DJ Nate Adams. The event will also be sponsored by AHS Leo Club.

    DANA’s annual Chocolate Stroll

    The Downtown Association of North Attleborough’s annual Chocolate Stroll will be held on Saturday, April 27, 1-3 p.m.