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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 07-12-2018

The Valley Breeze Newspapers serving the Northern Rhode Island towns of Cumberland, Lincoln, Woonsocket, Smithfield, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, North Providence, Scituate, Foster, and Glocester

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22 CALENDAR JULY 12-18, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION ited to 16 participants for each hour. Call the Children's Room at 401-333-2552, ext. 3, visit www.cumberlandlibrary.org or email read@ cumberlandlibrary.org for more information or to register. CHESS GAMES – at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, every Thursday, 1-4 p.m. All welcome. Call Vic Blank at 401-263-3888 for information. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753- 7000. 1 p.m. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. DAGGETT FARM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – at Slater Memorial Park, 426 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, Thursdays at 6 p.m. This week: Billy Shears Band. 2018 RANGER WALKABOUT SERIES – Meet up with a national park ranger to explore some of the places that are special to the Blackstone Valley, every Thursday evening through the end of August. Free program of Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park. This week: a nature walk at Blackstone River State Park Visitors Center, I-295, Lincoln. For details, visit www.nps.gov/blrv . 6:30 p.m. MUSIC AT THE MONASTERY CONCERT – The band Strumdawgs will perform at the first concert in the the Cumberland Public Library's Music at the Monastery series. Free concert on the front lawn between the library and the Porter's Lodge on the Monastery Grounds, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Contact Aaron Coutu at 401-333-2552, ext. 2, or acoutu@cumberlandlibrary.org. 6:30 p.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Call 401-353-5600. Friday July 20 SOUTH COUNTY BALLLOON FESTIVAL – Roomful of Blues and Billy Gilman will head- line the 40th South County Balloon Festival on Friday-Sunday at the University of Rhode Island Athletic Fields, South Kingstown, rain or shine. Roomful of Blues will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. Gilman will perform at 7 p.m. on July 21. During both concerts, bal- loonists offer tethered rides for $20, giving riders a view of the festival and surrounding area. Admission is $10 per person and free for kids 10 and under. Visit www.southcoun- tyballoonfest.com. "MAMA MIA!" – presented through July 21 at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. Tickets are on sale at the box office Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sundays, noon-5 p.m., performance days until curtain, and online at www.theatreby- thesea.com, or call 866-811-4111. BUBBLEOLOGY – presented by Keith Michael Johnson as seen on Discovery Channel's "Time Warp" and National Geographic TV, Bubbleology enchants audiences of all ages with the art and science of soap bubbles at Theatre at Theatre By the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. For tickets, visit www. theatrebythesea.com or call 866-811-4111 or 401-782-8587. LEGO BUILDERS CLUB – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library will host a Lego Builders Club for children on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning June 22. Bring your imagination and build Lego creations with new friends. Completed Lego creations may be displayed in the display case in the chil- dren's room. An adult must be with the child at all times in the program room for safety. Great for ages five and up. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket. CREATIVE WRITING DISCUSSIONS/ CLASSES – at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd. For more information, contact Joanne Ruggere at 401-353-0978 or jruggier@ providence.edu . 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. TEEN POETRY WORKSHOP – at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., in the Children's Program Room. Teens are invited to come to one, or all of the workshops. Anyone in middle school or high school is welcome to sign up at the Teen Desk, or just drop in. Call 401-769-9044. 3:30 p.m. LEVITT AMP SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – in River Island Art Park, 95 Bernon St., Woonsocket, 5-9 p.m. This week's genre is French Folk music and the artists include Hudost and Sidy Maiga. Admission is free and concert goers are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for the open lawn. For more information, visit concerts.levittamp. org/Woonsocket . ANTHONY GOMES – will bring his blues rock show to Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket, on Friday, July 20. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. BRIAN WILSON: GREATEST HITS LIVE – at the Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. Tickets are $50 and are available for purchase at Twin River's Box Office or at www.twinriver.com. Doors open at 7 p.m. All ages welcome. Saturday July 21 SUMMER CLOTHING CLEARANCE BAG SALE – at the the Trash of Treasure Shop of the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket. Clothing, shoes, handbags and soft domestics are priced at $3 per small bag while larger bags are $5. 9 a.m.-noon. SOIL TESTING – by URI Master Gardeners at the Cumberland Monastery Gazebo Garden, 1464 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland. Bring one cup of dry, debris free soil from each garden/lawn clearly marked. Call 401- 658-3342. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. USED CLOTHING SALE – at St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Church Thrift Shop, located in the convent behind the church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Every Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Features clothing, books, household items and more. Some items are half price. NORTH SCITUATE FARMERS MARKET – at the Village Green, Scituate Art Festival Grounds, West Greenville Road and Silk Lane, North Scituate. Fresh produce, vendors and crafters. Visit www.farmfreshri.org . 9 a.m. to noon. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334- 3268 with questions. HISTORICAL WOONSOCKET WALKING TOUR – The Museum of Work & Culture offers walking tours of historic Woonsocket each Saturday at 10 a.m. through Aug. 25. Guides will lead groups along the banks of the Blackstone and Main Street. Tours are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. The tours are free for children under 10 with a paid adult admission. All participants will also receive complimentary admission to the museum. Groups are limited to 15. Pre- registration is suggested. Call 401-769-9675. 10 a.m. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Admission is free for veterans and students. Call 401-222-9025. KELLY HOUSE MUSEUM – hosts free out- door recreation and science exploration every Saturday in July and August. Families are encouraged to stay after Science Saturday to explore the Kelly House Museum, 1075 Lower River Road, Lincoln, the Blackstone River and Canal, and the Blackstone Bikeway. 10:30 a.m. NORTH SMITHFIELD LIBRARY LEGO CLUB – meets Saturdays at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. Use the library's bricks to cre- ate something unique. Open to all ages. No registration necessary. For more information please call the library at 401-767-2780 or visit the library's website calendar, www.nspl. info . 11 a.m. OLD BUSINESSES FROM WOONSOCKET R.I. EXHIBIT – presented by The Woonsocket Historical Society, 42 South Main St., Garden Level, Woonsocket, behind the Museum of Work & Culture. Open every Wednesday and Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Artifacts from past businesses associated with the city of Woonsocket on display. Call 401-356-0067. Noon to 3 p.m. RIVERWALK TIMES CONCERT SERIES – featuring The Aviators, at the the Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville, in front of the library at the Burrillville Farmer's Market Pavilion. Concerts are free and move inside the library during inclement weather. For more information, call the library at 401-710-7800. 6 p.m. ROMANIAN MACEDONIAN AMERICAN ANNUAL FESTIVAL – at St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church, 501 East School St., Woonsocket. Saturday, 4-11 p.m. and Sunday, 12:30-7 p.m. The event will feature Mediterranean cuisine, ethnic and American music and dancing, children's events, raffles and prizes. Admission is free. Call 401-766-3343. 7:30 p.m. HOW TO USE THE RESOURCES IN THE LIBRARY AND THE FILM ROOM – Discover your family history at the American French Genealogical Society, 78 Earle Street, Woonsocket. 9:30 p.m. BREEZE PHOTO BY BILL MURPHY JULIANA BABU, left, of Lancaster, Mass., and ALINA GALVAO, of Boston, Mass., work the dessert table at last year's ROMANIAN MACEDONIAN AMERICAN FESTIVAL. This year's festival will be held at St. John The Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church, 501 East School St., Woonsocket, on Saturday, July 21, 4-11 p.m., and Sunday, July 22, 12:30 -7 p.m. Thursday July 19 From page 21 answers

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