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November Happenings

Moshassuck Cleanup - Nov. 8th

America Recycles Day - Nov. 15th

Trivia Nights - Nov. 12th- 18th

Photo Contest - till Nov. 30th

KBVB named "Affiliate of the Month"

Providence College Students join KBVB



details below

 

LET'S GET THIS AREA CLEANED UP

Wednesday - November 8th

 

 

 

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS for this big cleanup!

KBVB is tackling a heavily littered area in Pawtucket & Lincoln - Moshassuck Valley Industrial Highway.

 

This area backs up along the Moshassuck River, so our goal is clean what we can before the winter season. We hope you can help out on:

 

WEDNESDAY November 8th - 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Meet: Park on the road around NETTS Trailer School

Wear: Boots, long pants and sleeves. Plan to get dirty.

Bring: water & snacks if wanted.

KBVB will bring all needed cleanup supplies.

Thanks in advance for our super volunteers. You have helped make a huge difference to end litter in RI.

 

SIGN UP HERE 

 

 

Test Your Recycling Knowledge @ Trivia Night(s)

 

KBVB is partnering with RI Spirits & WRIK trivia nights to celebrate America Recycles - Day November 15th.

 

During these events, some of their questions will be on recycling. Come have some fun while we hope we don't stump you with questions on recycling.

 

America Recycles Day is celebrated yearly on November 15th, the perfect time to brush up on recycling dos & don'ts before the big holiday season. During the holidays, trash amount jump up considerably and we want everyone properly recycle all they can.

 

Take the pledge to recycle right and all you can year-round @:

 

America Recycles Day

 

What Can I Recycle in My Bin/Cart

 

Multi Trivia Nights with WRIK & Recycling Questions

 

WRIK holds weekly trivia nights all around RI & MA.

 

During America Recycles Week, (Nov. 12th- 18th) they will be asking some recycling questions during their games.

 

Come for a night out, play trivia and see how you do with this category. It is sure to be fun!

 

Rhode Island Events

 

Monday

Miller's Crossing - Cranston

Thames Waterside Bar - Bristol

 

Tuesday

Moniker Brewery - Providence

Flynn's Irish Pub - Pawtucket

Ogie's Trailer Park - Providence

 

Wednesday

Twin Willows - Narragansett

Lon Live Beerworks - Providence

McBride's Pub - Providence

O'Rourke's Bar & Grill - Warwick

Skeff's Pub - Providence

Providence Burger Bar - Providence

Koury's Tavern - Cumberland

Shannon View Inn - Warwick

 

Thursday

Bella Luna Bar - No. Providence

PB & J's - Warwick

Foolproof Brewery - Pawtucket

Sullivan's Public House - Pawtucket

Picasso's Pizza - Warwick

Finn's Harborside - East Greenwich

 

Friday

All Stars Subs - Warwick

 

Sunday

Flynn's Irish Pub - Pawtucket

Shannon View Inn - Warwick



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For more details and listing of MA & RI locations

WRIK TRIVIA NIGHTS

 

TRIVIA NIGHT @ RI SPIRITS

Rhode Island Spirits will hold a trivia night with KBVB where one category's questions will be on RECYCLING to celebrate America Recycles Day.

 

And how cool is this, we will be hosting this event right on the official day - Nov. 15th!

 

This event will happen:

Wednesday- Nov.15th

Time: 6 pm - 8 pm

Location: 40 Bayley St. Pawtucket

401-856-4111

Learn more about events @ RI Spirits

 
 

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Keep up the awesome submissions! We are getting some great shots and can't wait to see more!

 

Theme: "Keeping it Playful"

 

KBVB is having our first photo contest! Photos from the contest will be used to populate our first-ever calendar, so we encourage you to send photos from all seasons!

We are looking for pictures of people getting out in nature and having a blast participating in outdoor recreation activities in the 10 cities + towns of the Blackstone Valley, RI. Some examples:

Boating - Fishing - Hiking - Biking - Running - Dog-walking - Gardening - Picnicking -Kite-flying

🎁 Prize (First place): 4 tickets to ride on the Explorer River Boat: https://www.rivertourblackstone.com/site/explorer/

🎁 Prize (Second place): 1 Blackstone Valley curated foodie bag! (Filled with local tasty treats such as Sacred Cow Granola, Sassy Mama dips, Anchor Toffee, & more!)

🙋 So…What towns are in RI’s Blackstone Valley? They are Cumberland, East Providence, Glocester, Woonsocket, North Smithfield, Smithfield, Pawtucket, Lincoln, Burrillville, and Central Falls.

🖼️ We can’t wait to see your shots! Use the Google forms link at the top to submit your entries until the contest ends on November 30, 2023. Happy snapping everyone!

 

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES HERE!!

 

 

LITTER CLEANUPS ARE STILL HAPPENING

 

PROVIDENCE COLLEGE STUDENTS collect 700 pounds of litter!

 

KBVB was thankful to work with the students @ Providence College.

We had 12 students help out for an hour -- and look at what was accomplished. The great thing is this was the SECOND time PC student Liam reached out to join KBVB! We so appreciate having these volunteers take time out of their day and cleanup Rhode Island.

 

KBVB AFFILIATE NEWS

 

 

 

Thank You KAB for letting us share what KBVB is doing in our communities. See the full article, pictures and video here

 

WELCOME JULIA !

KBVB is happy to welcome Julia Kaplin to our team. She is great asset already jumping in at litter cleanups & events and starting new programs @ KBVB. She created the photo contest showcasing "Keeping it Playful" in the Blackstone Valley.

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Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful

a program of the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council

The KBVB mission is to inspire & empower individuals to improve our communities through ending litter, reducing waste and beautifying the Blackstone Valley.

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