NORTH PROVIDENCE – After a pandemic hiatus, the town’s charity basketball game returns this Thursday, May 12, with local police vs. teachers.

Members of the North Providence Fraternal Order of Police #13 and North Providence Federation of Teachers 920 will compete in the game planned to benefit local charities, including MOMS of Marieville, a senior community scholarship, and giving back to youth sports.

The game will run from 6 to 8 p.m. at North Providence High School, 1828 Mineral Spring Ave. Doors open at 5:15 p.m.

Everyone is invited to this free event.

Donations are welcome.

There will be raffle items, food and drinks, DJ Sal, and the popular $10,000 prize for the person who hits a half-court shot.

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