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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 09-12-2018

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32 PAWTUCKET SEPTEMBER 12-18, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Senior Center hosts fall prevention program College fair will be held at McCoy Stadium Sept. 20 PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will host the fall prevention pro- gram "Matter of Balance" for eight Wednesdays starting today, Sept. 12, from 12:15 to 2:45 p.m. Instructors will teach how to view falls as controllable, set goals for increasing activity, make changes to reduce fall risks at home, and exercise to increase strength and balance. For more information, call the center at 401-728-7582. PAWTUCKET – The RISLA College Planning Center, a free service run by the nonprofit Rhode Island Student Loan Authority, has teamed up with the Pawtucket Red Sox and radio stations B101 and Coast 93.3 to host its 9th annual college fair on Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6 to 8 p.m., at McCoy Stadium. At the fair, students will have the opportunity to speak with college representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities and get their questions answered about aca- demics, student life, and financial aid. Admission to the college fair is free and free parking is available. The event will take place indoors, rain or shine. The RISLA College Planning Center recommends stu- dents come prepared with a list of questions to ask the schools. Students and parents can learn more and register for the event at info.risla.com/2018-college-fair . SENIOR NEWS SCHOOL NEWS BREEZE PHOTOS BY ROBERT EMERSON Rhode Island Philharmonic resident conductor FRANCISCO NOYA speaks to the crowd between selections during the orches- tra's performance at the Slater Park Fall Festival on Saturday evening. Large turnout for Rhode Island Philharmonic at Fall Festival From left, guest conductor JACK PARTRIDGE, of Pawtucket, JOHN BAXTER, festival chairman, and FRANCISCO NOYA, resident conductor of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. Members of the R.I. Philharmonic STRING SECTION perform as part of Saturday's Slater Park Fall Festival. Galway Kinnell Poetry Festival event set for this weekend PAWTUCKET – Poetry will take center stage in Pawtucket with a weekend-long celebration of readings and workshops at the first Galway Kinnell Poetry Festival from Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept., 16. Supported by a grant from the Pawtucket Arts Panel in conjunction with the Pawtucket Arts Festival, the event is an offshoot of the annual Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest and honors the memory of poet Galway Kinnell. Born in Providence, Kinnell was raised in Pawtucket. Working with other Rhode Island poets and former winners of the Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest, Bill Carpenter, Ira Schaefer, and Norma Jenckes as well as Carolyn Decker and Lucas Pralle of Endless Beautiful, the weekend-long festival will include an informal evening get-together, workshops and readings. The social event Pints and Poets will take place Friday, Sept. 14, at Galway Irish Pub on South Bend Street, starting at 7 p.m. The festival workshops will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 2 to 4 p.m., in loca- tions around downtown Pawtucket. After the workshops, an open mic will take place at Stillwater Books, 175 Main St. A poetry reading featur- ing Carpenter, Schaefer, Jenckes and McAlpine will be held Sunday, Sept. 16, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Stillwater Books. All events are free and open to poets and non-poets alike. For more information or to register, call Patti Mcalpine at 401-921-1672. 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