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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 10-11-2018

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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VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION | OCTOBER 11-17, 2018 CALENDAR 11 Slatersville. The library will supply the bricks. Open to all ages, no registration needed, just drop in. Call the library at 401-767-2780 or visit the library's website calendar, http:// nspl.evanced.info/signup. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. COLUMBUS CLUB HOSTS AUTUMN STEAK FRY – at the Columbus Club, 171 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. The cost is $25 per ticket; which includes a beverage. Tickets are available from members of the Knights of Columbus or by calling 401-333-1492. Noon to 5 p.m. FALL HARVEST & PUMPKIN ILLUMINATION – at McCourt Middle School, 4 to 8 p.m. at the school, 45 Highland Ave., Cumberland. Pumpkin illumi- nation trail, inflatables, games, concessions, face painting, pumpkin carving contest (any- one in town can enter), raffles, vendor fair, henna, and more. CHOPSTICK AUCTION FUNDRAISER – hosted by the South Attleboro Village Lions at Saint Aidan's Parish Hall, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Doors open at 6 p.m. Auction begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $25 play all night. Over 100 items to be auc- tioned. For more information, call Joan at 508-243-9130. BEER AND DYNAMITE FUNDRAISER – will be held at St. Joseph's Veteran's Association, 99 Louise St., from 6:30 to 10 p.m., to ben- efit the family of Rena Fleury who died of a brain aneurysm. The event will feature music and raffles and guests are encouraged to bring a copy of their favorite picture of Rena. Tickets are $25 per person. For tickets, call Robin Riel at 401-742-9278 or Daneta Fleury at 401-649-8074. DISNEY'S "NEWSIES" – presented by Franklin Performance Arts Center at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. Runs Oct. 13, 14 and 19-21. Tickets for all shows and events are available at www. theblackboxonline.com or by calling the Box Office at 508-528-3370. 7 p.m. THE BOHEMIAN QUARTET – will present a night of Romani and Gypsy music at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 in advance / $18 on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272. 8 p.m. DUKE ROBILLARD - 70TH BIRTHDAY PARTY – with special guests Jerry Portnoy, Doug James, Sunny Crownover at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Call 401-765- 1900 or email www.chanseggrollsandjazz. com . 8 p.m. Sunday October 14 VICTORIAN MOURNING EXHIBIT – "Gone But Not Forgotten" at Lincoln's Hearthside House Museum, 677 Great Road, Lincoln. Topics of death and mourning in the 19th century featured, with the majestic stone mansion draped in black. Space limited; tours last 90 minutes. Reservations advised. Call 401-726-0597 or email info@hearthside- house.org. Saturday tours every half hour 5-7 p.m. Sunday tours every half hour 1-3 p.m. Admission $15; $10 ages 10-17. Not advis- able for young children. Visit www.hearth- sidehouse.org . BLACKSTONE RIVER NATURE & HERITAGE TOURS – aboard the Explorer riverboat depart from Cold Spring Park, 101 Katherine Road, Woonsocket, on Sundays at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m. for a cruise along the river where wildlife abounds and the foliage is peaking. $12 adults, $10 seniors and children under 12. Call Blackstone Valley Tourism Council, 401-724-2200, or visit www.river- tourblackstone.com . STONE WALLS OF RHODE ISLAND – Join Rhode Island state archaeologist Timothy Ives for an illustrated, one-hour presentation on the history and character of stone walls across the state, at the Northgate Toll House, 1873 Old Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln. Call 401- 222-4139. 2 p.m. MUSIC AT THE FARM – presents Scandinavian Folk music with a jazz influ- ence with artists Sunniva Brynnel, accordion and voice and Chris Overholser on violin, viola and mandolin at Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag. Tickets are $20, $10 children available at the door or on Eventbrite.com. 2 p.m. CUMBERLAND WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP – Held every Sunday at 2 p.m. The first two Sundays of the month are held at Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, Cumberland. The second two Sundays are at Brookdale Cumberland, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road. Call 774-266-7923. 2 p.m. Monday October 15 HAPPY NOTES CHORUS – Singing group open to all seniors and meets every Monday at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence., at 10 a.m. Call 401-231-0742 or email sunsense401@ msn.com. 10 a.m. BABIES AND BOOKS STORY TIME – at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For ages birth to 23 months. For more information call 401- 333-2552, ext. 3. 10 a.m. SPIRITS OF NEW ENGLAND LECTURE – in the Community Room of Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, at 6:30 p.m. Explore New England's long history of unexplained occur- rences and spooky stories with Dustin Pari of "Ghosthunters," who will share his favor- ite stories of New England investigations. Register at www.cumberlandlibrary.org or call 401-333-2552 ext. 2. MONTHLY MEDITATION GROUP – meets at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. To register, call 401-767- 2780. 5:45 p.m. THE JR. BOOK CLUB'S – Meets at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, at 6 p.m. A book discussion group for grades 3-6 and new members are always welcome. We'll be discussing the Rhode Island Children's Book Award and browsing the 2019 nominees. Technological devices and instruction will be provided. Please call 401-333-2422 ext. 15 to register. ZUMBA CLASSES – offered Mondays at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. $5 per class; pay as you go. Instructor April Hilliker teaches from a raised stage so students can easily follow her moves. Visit www.riverfolk.org . 6:30 p.m. THE GRIEF SHARE SUPPORT GROUP – at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland. Grief Share is a caring group of people offering hope and encouragement after the death of a loved one. For more information and to register, call the church office at 401-333-0355. 7 p.m. THE NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH HISTORICAL SOCIETY – will meet at the Little Red Schoolhouse, next door to the Woodcock Garrison House at 362 North Washington St. Topic: The Apples of New England. Refreshments will be served following the presentation and a plant donated by Brigg's Nursery will be raffled. This meeting is free and open to the public. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday October 16 ITSY BITSY YOGA – Open to ages 6-26 months and their caregivers at North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. To register, call the library at 401-767-2780 or visit the library's website calendar, http://nspl.evanced.info/signup. 10:30 a.m. COMMUNITY MEDITATION SESSION – at Lime Rock Baptist Church, 1075 Great Road, Lincoln. One hour contemplation with a blend of Eastern and Western, Christian and Buddhist, elements. Contact the Rev. Gene Dyszlewski at 401-334-2999. 7 p.m. THE HISTORY OF COLLETTE – Collette Tours celebrates its 100-year anniversary with a presentation by Kevin Sullivan at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St., Pawtucket. Everyone is welcome, especially former workers and tour-goers from before 1980 who are invited to bring their pictures, stories and any Collette memorabilia they might have that they would like to donate to the archives, or allow them to be photo- graphed. Email Carol Palmer at cpalmer@ collette.com or call 401-592-3459. 7 p.m. Wednesday October 17 JUST FOR TWOS STORY TIME – at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For children age 2 years old and adults are required to attend. For more infor- mation call 401-333-2552, ext. 3. 10 a.m. JUST FOR PRESCHOOLERS STORY TIME – at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For ages 3-5 year-olds. For more information call 401-333-2552, ext. 3. 11 a.m. SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKEUP CLASS – at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Learn how to make great makeup for the perfect Halloween costume. Open to students in middle and high School. 3-4 p.m. POPCORN AND PAINT – Enjoy a bowl of freshly popped popcorn while you paint a fall pumpkin at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. Open to ages 10-15. To register, call the library at 401-767-2780 or visit the library's website calendar, http://nspl.evanced.info/signup. 5:30 p.m. PAJAMA STORYTIME – at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For children of all ages and their families. For more information call 401-333-2552, ext. 3. 6:30 p.m. BLACKSTONE VALLEY PIECEMAKERS – quilting group bi-monthly meeting at Slatersville Congregational Church, 25 Green St., North Smithfield. Open sewing. Make charity pillows for Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CUMBERLAND/LINCOLN LIONS CLUB MEETS – at The Twisted Hop Tavern, 48 School St., in Lincoln. New members are always welcome. For more information or to reserve a spot at the meeting, contact Vern Rainville, president, at vernrain@cox.net. 7 p.m. Thursday October 18 CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include special occasion apparel and baby and toddler essentials. Other offer- ings: furniture, family clothing, shoes, jewelry, seasonal decorations, craft supplies and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. 10 a.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. New hours: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. GEOSPATIAL TECHNOLOGY: ONLINE MAPPING AND MORE – at the Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Participants will learn to access the free resources and add local information. Participants will create a story map of their choosing. Bring your own device or use one of Audubon's iPads. Two days: Friday, 6-8 p.m., and Saturday, 9-10 a.m. Fee: $75/members, $85/non-members. Ages: Teen to adult. Register online through the events calendar at www.asri.org. From preceding page Do you know someone celebrating a November Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for NOVEMBER will be printed on November 1, 2018. Forms should be re- ceived by The Valley Breeze by Friday, October 26, 2018. Send in the name of someone with his or her November birth date and $2 per edition. and we'll include them in the club. The check should be made payable to The Valley Breeze for use in the Breeze charities fund. Mail to: The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865. Thank you! Greetings should be 10 words or less. Name: .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Date of Birth: ............................................................................................................................................ Age: .............................................................................. From: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Contact Phone Number (for questions, not publication) ................................................................................................................................................. Edition (please check): Cumberland/Lincoln edition ($2) Pawtucket edition ($2) Observer edition ($2) North Smithfield/Blackstone/Woonsocket edition ($2) North Providence edition ($2) answers

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