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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-08-2018

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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SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | NOVEMBER 7-13, 2018 BAZAARS / OBITUARIES 23 Christopher A. Holton Christopher A. Holton, 47, of Smithfield, died Oct. 28. Born in Providence, he was a son of Donald and Sharon (Rubino) Holton of Smithfield. Christopher was currently working for the Walmart Store in Putnam, Conn. Previously, he was a technician for Hewlett- Packard. He was a graduate of Smithfield High School. He was a lover of nature and animals. Besides his parents, he is sur- vived by his brother, Erik J. Holton and his wife, Ginger, of East Providence, and his nephew, Colin Holton. Calling hours were held Nov. 1, in the Robbins Funeral Home, 2251 Mineral Spring Ave, North Providence. The funeral service and burial were private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the Rhode Island SPCA, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915. HOLTON Winter jacket, warm clothing giveaway for veterans Friday PROVIDENCE – The Providence VA Medical Center, 830 Chalkstone Ave., and Operation Stand Down RI will host its annual winter jacket and clothing giveaway, "Operation Keep 'em Warm," on Friday, Nov. 9, at the medical cen- ter, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Operation Stand Down will give away coats, gloves, hats, blankets and toiletries to homeless and low income veterans at the Providence VA Medical Center. OSDRI has more than a hundred coats as well as warm weather gear donated by the local community to give away. MILITARY NEWS Generations is the Boutique, where toiletries and gifts are available for members unable to make it out to the store. The store is for the benefit of the seniors, so items are sold at cost. "They love it, and thought it was a wonderful idea. It's for them, they want to handle it," she said. Longtime supporter of the Senior Center, Town Council Vice President Michael Payette, said he is proud of how far the center has come since he was elected and under the direction of Elhelw. "I look forward to the continued growth for our seniors and for our youth. I'm just extremely proud," Payette said. Call 401-647-2662 to reserve your spot at the ribbon-cutting events. RE-OPENING From Page 4 Fall fairs and holiday bazaars Weekend of Nov. 9-11 Holiday Bazaar and Craft Fair hosted by Holy Trinity Parish(formerly Our Lady Queen of Martyrs) in the Monsignor Gadoury School, 1371 Park Ave., Woonsocket, Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Handicap accessibility. Gift certificate raffle, split-the-pot, themed baskets and special raffles, hand-knitted items, jewelry, crafts, toys, Christmas items, homemade fudge, baked goods, pho- tos with Santa. The kitchen will be open for continental breakfast and lunch. Fall Bazaar and Craft Show at Heritage Hills Nursing and Rehab Center, 80 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Raffles, bake sale, pumpkin decorating and more. Annual Bazaar at Our Saviour's Parish, 500 Smithfield Road, Woonsocket, Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Polish food will be available for eat in or take out. A silent auction will include a 2013 Tom Brady alternate signed jersey. Also, gourmet pastries, children's games, Christmas gifts, and raffles. Christmas Bazaar at St. Eugene Church, 1251 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Baked goods table, penny social, door prizes, gift baskets, white ele- phant table, crafts, money tree, straw game, music, pictures with Santa, face painting, raffles and more. Food available for purchase. Holiday Bazaar and Indoor Yard Sale hosted by the Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society at the Bridgeton School, 16 Laurel Hill Ave., Pascoag, Saturday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Crafts, holiday gifts, penny social, bake sale with fresh baked apple pies and more, book sale. Thursday, Nov. 15 Class of 2019 Vendor Fair at Smithfield High School, 90 Pleasant View Ave., Smithfield, Thursday, noon-6 p.m., during parent-teacher conferences. Weekend of Nov. 16-18 Holiday Bazaar at St. James Episcopal Church, 24 Hamlet Ave., Woonsocket, Saturday, 7:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Christmas and Thanksgiving items, door prizes, baked goods, candy, crafts, jewelry, books, white elephant table, children's table, silent auction, free door prize drawings, Scandinavian products, soup, dyna- mites and refreshments. Holiday Craft Fair to benefit the Valentine Whitman House, at North Gate, 1873 Old Louisquisset Pike, Lincoln, Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors and crafters featuring jewel- ry, knit and crochet items, handbags, doll clothing, pet items and more. Refreshment stand serving food and goodies. Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair at St. Aidan-St. Patrick Parish Hall, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free admission and park- ing. Old world Santas, tapestry, Christmas angels and ornaments, pastries, jewelry, bake sale, penny social, and Santa's workshop. Food and refreshments will be available. Contact staidanstpatrickevents@ Christmas Bazaar at Our Lady of Fatima Church, 1 Fatima Drive, Cumberland, Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Handmade items, soaps, jewelry, plants, white elephant table with antiques, toys, religious items, penny social, and bake shop. Food will be served both days; Saturday: dynamite sandwiches, hot dogs, ham- burgers, fries; Sunday: chicken, rice, tripe, beans, fries. Christmas Bazaar at the Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Craft and Christmas items, hand-knitted goods, bake and food sale, jewelry, white elephant room, penny social, raffle and more. Lunch and snacks available. Holiday Bazaar and Indoor Yard Sale hosted by the Burrillville Historical & Preservation Society at the Bridgeton School, 16 Laurel Hill Ave., Pascoag, Saturday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Crafts, holiday gifts, penny social, bake sale with fresh baked apple pies and more, book sale. Church Bazaar at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, corner of Routes 44 and 116, Greenville, Friday, 4-8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nursing Home gifts, teacher's gifts, knitted goods, bags, pillows, kid's gifts, pet gifts, themed lighted Christmas trees, wreaths, ornaments, bake table with maids of honor and English mince pies, jams, beets, lollipops and more, Secret Santa room, penny socials, silent auction and raffles. Cafe will be open for dinner on Friday and lunch on Saturday. Greenville Library hosts Great American Read Book Club SMITHFIELD – Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, will offer a Great American Read Book Club. Inspired by "The Great American Read" television show, this book club invites members to read classics from "The Great American Read" list and watch their film adaptations. In November, the group will dis- cuss "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper Lee. The group will discuss the film "To Kill a Mockingbird" on Monday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m., and will discuss the book on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. Copies of the book are available at the library's front desk. Refreshments will be served during the film screening. Call the library at 401-949-3630 or visit the event calen- dar at to register. SMITHFIELD NEWS In your time of need, The Valley Breeze & Observer will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site,, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES 3rd Generation Family Owned and Operated Geoffrey Greene ~ LfD Jennifer Greene faGan ~ LfD Veronica Houston ~ LfD 2251 Mineral Spring Avenue, North Providence, RI 231-9307 • 70th Anniversary Year Monument Manufacturers INDOOR SHOWROOM Cemetery Lettering 91 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford 401-434-4064 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. • Sat. 9 a.m.-Noon STANLEY GRANITE CO. 1 Year Remembrance 3-28-1924 - 10-29-17 Joseph Gilleran (Papa) Picture We love and miss you so much, Love Bobby and Rosanne

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