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The Valley Breeze & Observer 11-28-2018

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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6 CALENDAR NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 4, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION or to make special delivery arrangements, call 401-723-4314. WINTERTIME FARMERS MARKET – at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally-grown products, including pro- duce; seafood, meats, poultry, and eggs; arti- sanal cheeses, breads, gluten-free, prepared foods, flowers, plants, wreaths and more. Visit www.farmfresh.org . 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ARNOLD MILLS COMMUNITY HOUSE HOLIDAY GIFT SHOP – corner of Hillside and Abbott Run Valley roads, Cumberland. Shop for locally made arts and crafts from area artisans, along with seasonal items, knits, jewelry, baked goods, original artwork and more. Also, Sunday, Dec. 2. Visit www. amchri.org . 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CALVIN'S MISSION MINISTRY BREAKFAST – at the Calvin Presbyterian Church,126 Angell Road, will host a compli- mentary Family Christmas Breakfast. The Breakfast is a non-denominational event and men, women and children of all denomina- tions are welcome. 10 a.m. 10TH ANNUAL WOONSOCKET MAIN STREET HOLIDAY STROLL – between Market Square and Monument Square in downtown Woonsocket. Carolers, scavenger hunt, street and musical performances, Santa visits, food and beverages, tree lighting, holi- day entertainment and more. 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. SAND TRAY STORY MAKING – at North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road. Using play-sand, food trays and small toys, participants will create narratives. For more information, visit www.scituatelibrary. org or call the library at 401-647-5133. 2 p.m. GINGERBREAD HOUSE BUILDING – at Tyler Free Library, 81A Moosup Valley Road, Foster. Pre-register at 401-397-7930 or 401-397-4801. This program will be fol- lowed by a Holiday Concert at Moosup Valley Congregational Church, at 6 p.m. 3:30 p.m. SMITHFIELD'S "ALL-LIT-UP" – Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting starts at 4 p.m. from the Smithfield Senior Center at Deerfield Park, proceeds down Route 116, to the Village Green across from the fire station in Greenville, where the Christmas tree will be lit. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus and enjoy musical performances. Visit https://tinyurl. com/yb4t79vw . CHRISTMAS CABARET – at Park Place Church, 72 Park Place, Pawtucket. Doors open at 6 p.m.; dinner at 6:30 p.m.; show at 7:15 p.m. Buffet dinner of stuffed chicken, roasted potatoes, vegetable, salad. Dessert bar during intermission. Park Place choir led by Wayne Patenaude will provide Christmas music. $20 per person. Reservations required. Call 401-726-2800. SOS BIG BAND OF RHODE ISLAND – will present a 'Swinging into the Season Holiday Benefit Concert,' at the Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, for the Northern R.I. Food Pantry. Admission is canned goods/ peanut butter or optional donation. 7 p.m. A STADIUM THEATRE CHRISTMAS – the annual spectacular at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. A trib- ute to the famed show in New York City. Tickets $21, $26 and $31. Visit www.stadi- umtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. TYLER MORRIS BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Admission is $13 in advance and $15. Call 401-765- 1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday December 2 CHRISTMAS COOKIE STROLL – at Wright's Dairy Farm, 200 Woonsocket Hill Road, North Smithfield, noon-3 p.m. Get a behind the scenes look at the bakery. Tables of fresh-baked Christmas cookies setup to create a Christmas cookie box (for purchase, by the pound). Also, Christmas music, hot chocolate, holiday gifts and more. CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE – at the historic Smith Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield, 1-4 p.m. Visit with Santa and enjoy hot cocoa and Christmas cookie decorating in the barn and see the more than 300-year-old farm house decorated for the holidays. Admission $5 adults, children admitted free. No reserva- tions needed. Call 401-231-7363 or visit www.smithapplebyhouse.org . THE MAGIC OF LYN – will be performed at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $21, $26, $31, $36. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762- 4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre. com . 2 p.m. WE THREE KINGS HOLIDAY CONCERT – presented by Stages of Freedom at the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 20 North Main St., Providence. For tickets, visit stagesoffreedom.org/holiday-concert. 2 p.m. HOLIDAY CONCERT – at Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. The Cumberland-Lincoln Chorus will perform a free Holiday Concert under the direc- tion of Judith Stillman. The program will feature secular and non-secular songs. An original composition by Stillman will debut. Refreshments will be served following the concert. 3 p.m. MUSIC AT THE MEETING HOUSE CHRISTMAS CONCERT – at the Chepachet Meeting House, home to the Chepachet Baptist Church, 1213 Putnam Pike. The con- cert is free of charge, but free will offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served afterwards; concert-goers are invited to meet the musicians. Visit chepachetbaptist. org. 2:30 p.m. SUPER BINGO – hosted by The Greater Woonsocket Catholic Regional School at Precious Blood Church Hall, 94 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket. Doors open at 4 p.m., bingo starts at 6 p.m. Ticket are $30 for 18 cards plus two strips for each special. Only 250 tickets are available. Pre-sale tickets are available at GWCRS, 64 Hamlet Avenue, Woonsocket, or call 401-762-1095. 4 p.m. LESSONS AND CAROLS – an evening of choreographed performances of song, music, dance and prayer, at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Mount Saint Charles Academy, 800 Logee St., Woonsocket. Monday December 3 CLAYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHORUS AT THE STATEHOUSE – The state's annual holiday concert series featur- ing Rhode Island students, sponsored by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Free and open to the public. Visit www.arts. ri.gov/holiday. Rhode Island Statehouse, Providence. 9:30 a.m. 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. 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 December 4 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. NORTH PROVIDENCE MIDDLE SCHOOL SELECT BAND AT THE STATEHOUSE – The state's annual holiday concert series featur- ing Rhode Island students, sponsored by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Free and open to the public. Visit www.arts. ri.gov/holiday. Rhode Island Statehouse, Providence. 11:30 a.m. BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. ITALIAN LANGUAGE MEETUP – at the North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. Meet and mingle with local Italian language and culture lovers. All ages and levels wel- come. No registration required. Call 401-353- 5600. Wednesday December 5 NORTH SCITUATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHORUS AT THE STATEHOUSE – The state's annual holiday concert series featur- ing Rhode Island students, sponsored by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts. Free and open to the public. Visit www.arts. ri.gov/holiday. Rhode Island Statehouse, Providence. 9:30 a.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 pm at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. Franklin Art Association – meets from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at the Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel McCahill St., Franklin. FAA meetings are free and open to the public. Visit www. franklinart.org . "O COME O COME" ADVENT SERVICE – at Calvin Presbyterian Church,126 Angell Road, Cumberland. A Taize Advent service of scrip- ture, praise and prayer and all are welcome. 7 p.m. "RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER- THE MUSICAL" – will be presented at the VETS, One Ave. of the Arts, Providence. Tickets $32 to $62 each. Visit www.the- vetsri.com . 7 p.m. Thursday December 6 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. CANDLELIGHT SHOPPING AND FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS – in the historic village of Chepachet, along Main Street, Route 44, Glocester, 5-9 p.m. Participating merchants offer holiday goods and refreshments, enjoy strolling carolers, bell-ringers and entertain- ment along the decorated sidewalks, and more. Visit www.candlelightshopping.com . DEM ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION – at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St.,to gather public input on Rhode Island's outdoor recreation network. Find additional roundtable dates and locations or provide your feedback through the outdoor map survey at www.dem.ri.gov/scorp . Call 401-222-4700. 6 p.m. to 8 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. CHERISH THE LADIES – A Celtic Christmas Celebration, at the Blackstone River Theatre. Tickets $35 in advance; $38 at the door. Beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing – Celtic style. For tickets, call 401-725-9272. Visit www.river- folk.org . 8 p.m. Saturday December 1 From page 5 Do you know someone celebrating a December Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for DECEMBER will be printed on December 6, 2018. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, November 30, 2018. Send in the name of someone with his or her December 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. 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