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The North Providence Breeze 11-07-2018

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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10 CALENDAR NOVEMBER 7-13, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION wildlife-sanctuaries/oak-knoll . 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. KENNY HADLEY BIG BAND – performs at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. Tickets are $20 for the show alone; combination tickets for brunch and music are $45. Visit www.theblackboxonline.com or call 508-528-3370. 11:30 a.m. USO DINNER & SHOW 'SOMEWHERE IN ITALY' – at the South Foster Volunteer Fire Station Hall, 5 Mt. Hygeia Road, Foster. This event is a WWII-themed variety show and dinner. General admission is $ 30, military/ veteran admission is 20. Visit www.swamp- meadow.org or call 888-493-7110. 1 p.m. BINGO FUNDRAISER – at the Scituate Senior Center, 1315 Chopmist Hill Road, Scituate. Hosted by the Scituate Lions Club. Doors open at 1 p.m., games begin at 2 p.m. Proceeds benefit Rhode Island Lions Children's Cancer Fund Inc. Cost is $20 per package of 10 games/nine cards each. Ages 18 and older. Cash prizes awarded. Canned goods will be collected for Scituate Food Pantry. VETERANS DAY POLKA DANCE – at the German American Cultural Society, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. Music will be provided by the Eddie Foreman Orchestra. Tickets will be available for $15 at the door. Table reserva- tions are taken for 8-10 settings. Food will be available at 1 p.m. when the club opens. Contact Mike Lebednik at 781-244-4784 or mike_lebednik@oxfordcorp.com; or Erika Danner at 401-723-3549 or eedanner6@aol. com. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. FANCIE SENIOR FOLLIES – at Burrillville High School Auditorium, 425 East Ave., Harrisville, 2 p.m. Reserved seating, call 401- 333-2623. $14 in advance and $18 at the door. THE AMERICAN BAND – will present a concert in Sapinsley Hall of Rhode Island College, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students and seniors, and are available through the RIC Center Box Office. Visit www.ric.edu/pfa/Pages/orderinfo.aspx or call 401-456-8144 to purchase tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door. 3 p.m. JEAN MCKENNA O'DONNELL WITH MIKE RENZI TRIO – perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 6 p.m. Monday November 12 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. VETERANS DAY CEREMONY – at North Providence City Hall, Veterans Plaza, 2000 Smith St., 10 a.m. Presentation of colors, speakers and wreath laying. VETERANS DAY PARADE AND EXERCISES – hosted by American Legion Scituate Post 19. The parade steps off from the corner of Institute Lane and Danielson Pike. It will proceed west on Danielson Pike to Silk Lane to Greenville Road, to the steps of the Old Historical Congregational Church for ceremonies to honor veterans. In the event of rain, ceremonies will be held inside the Community House. 10:30 a.m. DISH & DINE BOOK CLUB MEETS – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Members will be reading and preparing dishes from "My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life" by Ruth Reichl. Copies of the book are available at the library and at the Smithfield Senior Center. Call Cassie at 401-949-3630, ext. 117, to join. 2 p.m. 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. BEGINNER LINE DANCING CLASSES – at Trinity Episcopal Church, 247 Danielson Pike, North Scituate. $7 per class. For more infor- mation, call 401-300-6593. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday November 13 TAI CHI – at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence, every Tuesday at 9 a.m. A gentle, easy form of exercise. Call 401-231-0742. USED BOOK SALE – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St. Used book, bake and jewelry sale fundraiser. There will be a $3 bag sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and from 3 to 5 p.m., all remaining books are free. All proceeds will go toward future library programs and services. For more information, email friends.east.smithfield. library@gmail.com . BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. FALL 2018 CAVALCADE OF BANDS DANCE – hosted by the Providence Federation of Musicians at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. Music by the Al Marano Group, Mike Dutra and the Strictly Sinatra Band, and more. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For advance tickets, send a check, payable to Providence Federation of Musicians, to Providence Federation of Musicians, 172 Longfellow St., Providence, RI 02907-2621. For table reser- vations, call 401-780-6887. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. COMMUNITY GUIDED MAHAMUDRA MEDITATION – A gathering of people inter- ested in a disciplined meditation/contempla- tion practice. Please bring a canned good for the food pantry. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Lime Rock Baptist Church, 1075 Great Road, Lincoln. Rev. Gene Dyszlewski, edyszlewski@gmail. com, 401-345-7291. 'CRISIS OF CONFIDENCE: THE RHODE ISLAND CREDIT UNION COLLAPSE' – at Stepan Grand Hall, in the Bello Center at Bryant University, 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. Free and open to the public. Advanced registration is requested. Coffee and dessert will be served. Register at https://tinyurl.com/y7kl27bn . For more infor- mation on the event, email celder1@bryant. edu or call 401-232-6193. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday November 14 TRASH OR TREASURE SHOP – now open at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket. Items include books, pictures, picture frames, gently-used clothing and shoes, household items and soft domestic goods, toys, games and some sporting equipment. The shop is open every Wednesday and Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. THRIFT SHOP – at Epworth United Methodist Church, 915 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Variety of children's, men's and women's clothes. Shoes, handbags, and jew- elry, too. Open Wednesdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. 2018 PROJECT DISCOVERY GALA – hosted by Trinity Repertory Company in the Dowling Theater, 201 Washington St., Providence. The event will feature cocktails, light dinner, fun and laughter, plus a live auction and special performances by Trinity Rep resident actors. Tickets start at $150. Sponsorships are also available. Visit www.TrinityRep.com/PDgala or call 401-453-9237 to purchase. Seating is limited. 6:30 p.m. INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION QUILT GUILD – meets at the Smithfield Avenue Congregational Church, 514 Smithfield Ave., Pawtucket. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the doors will open at 6 p.m. Guest for the evening will be Louise Pankiewicz who will give a presentation on making a "Quilt in a Day." The meeting is open to the public and new members are welcome. Call 401-272-1278. 6:30 p.m. Thursday November 15 "PETER AND THE STARCATCHER" – Beacon Charter High School's Thespian Troupe 7444 at the Beacon Theatre Workshop, 320 Main St., Woonsocket, with performances Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students or children and are available at beacon.booktix.com. ARTS & CRAFT CLASS – meets every Thursday morning from 10-11:30 a.m., at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Each class is a fresh new project. All participants are required to sign up at reception desk or by calling 401- 231-0742. Supplies not included. 10 a.m. 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. 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. 6:30 p.m. THE CRAZY CARBONIFEROUS – at Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuaries, 1417 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. All ages welcome to explore a time period before the dinosaurs by explor- ing fossils and meeting animals whose relatives lived during that time. Fee: $5 per person for members; $7 for nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Call 508-223- 3060 or visit www.massaudubon.org/get- outdoors/wildlife-sanctuaries/oak-knoll . 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. "DITKO" – an original play about Steve Ditko the co-creator of "Spider-man and "Doctor Strange" written by Lenny Schwartz of Scituate. The play examines Ditko's deep devotion of the work of Ayn Rad and how those beliefs consumed not just his work, but his life as well. Runs Thursday-Saturday at the RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St., Woonsocket Tickets are $15 and can be pur- chased at www.smarttix.com or at the door. 8 p.m. Friday November 16 SOJOURNER HOUSE'S 8TH ANNUAL MASQUERADE BALL – at the Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance St., Providence. Tickets: sojoball2018.eventbrite.com . The event will feature a cocktail hour, a silent auction, a cash bar, and a cake competition put on by RI Food Fights. Entertainment pro- vided by Chifferobe Events. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday November 11 From page 9 answers A Hometown Holiday Calendar of Events will appear in our Gift Guide magazine, Christmas in the Valley section – and more – beginning Nov. 14 and continuing through Christmas! Deadline for the Holiday Gift Guide is Friday, Nov. 2, so Please Hurry! If your school, church, or organization are planning an event open to the public, please share it with us so we can share it with thousands of readers! Tell us the "Who, What, When, Where and Why!" You may also send a flyer in pdf format. Email to: news@valleybreeze.com Please put "Holiday Calendar" in the subject line. Thank you! Share Your Holiday Event With 100,000+ Breeze Readers! Turkey TroT aT knighTs of Columbus 15 Bassett Street, No. Providence, RI 02904 November 17, 2018 at 6 p.m. Raffles being held for: Children's toys for all ages • Girls & Boys Bikes TV • Gift Certificates • Turkeys & Hams Split the Pot • Wine & Liquor Baskets • And More Free Soda & Pizza This is a family event ~ Proceeds go to Adopt – A – Family at Christmas

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