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The North Providence Breeze 12-05-2018

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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8 CALENDAR DECEMBER 5-11, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION 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. 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. 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 . 5 p.m. 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. "CAN YOU FEEL IT?" – A holiday concert presented by the Providence Gay Men's Chorus at Beneficent Congregational Church, 300 Weybosset St., Providence. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 each and are available online at www.provgmc.org/tickets or at the door. 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. Friday December 7 ATTLEBORO ARTS MUSEUM GIFT SHOP HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA – at the museum, 86 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. Open Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. Visit www.attleboroartsmuseum.org . "TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE" – pre- sented by Attleboro Community Theatre, at the Ezekiel Bates Masonic Lodge, 71 North Main St., Attleboro, Mass., through Dec. 16. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinées at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for $15-$18 online via https://squareup.com/market/acttickets ; or $20 at the door. To reserve tickets, email attleborocommunitytheatreACT@gmail.com. 18TH ANNUAL NORTH SCITUATE VILLAGE CANDLELIGHT STROLL – spon- sored by the Scituate Business Association, Friday, 3-9 p.m, Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., throughout the historic Scituate Village. Tree lighting, trolley rides, Victorian carolers, liv- ing nativity, a special storyteller Friday eve- ning at the library, breakfast with Santa on Saturday, crafters' wares at North Scituate Community House, local church bazaars, holi- day shopping and more. "JOKES MY IRISH FATHER TOLD ME" – a fundraiser for the historic Valentine Whitman at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Old Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling Pat at 401-334-2182, the cost is $12 per person. There will be coffee and pas- tries after the show with tickets being sold for raffles. 7 p.m. LIVE BAIT: TRUE STORIES FROM REAL PEOPLE – Take the theme "Doctors" and come up on stage to tell a true-life story that fits the theme. Put your name in the fishbowl and when your name is called, come up and tell it. Or just sit back and listen to the sto- ries fly. Tickets $7, at the door only. Call 401- 489-2555. AS220 Main Stage, 115 Empire St., Providence. 7 p.m. "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE" – presented by Rhode Island Stage Ensemble at The RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Fridays and Saturdays, at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays, at 2 p.m. Tickets available at the door at in advance at www.ristage.org . DIANE BLUE – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. CHRISTMAS FROM IRELAND – featuring Lúnasa and special guest Ashley Davis at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $30 in advance, $35 day of show. Call 401-725-9272. 8 p.m. THE CLAFLIN HILL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA HOLIDAY POPS – at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Joined by a chorus and soloists. presented by The Valley Breeze. Tickets $26, $31 and $36. Visit www.stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS – performs at PPAC, Providence. Tickets $37 to $77 each. Visit www.ppacri.org . 8 p.m. "SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS" – at the Proctor Mansion, 36 Common St., Wrentham, Mass. This Lifetime network movie was filmed primarily at the Proctor Mansion. Cash bar will be available and complimentary popcorn offered. There is no charge for this event but RSVP is required by calling 877-384-1861. Visit www.proctormansioninn.com . 8:30 p.m. Saturday December 8 ART PROVIDENCE HOLIDAY SHOW – at the Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence, Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Art, craft and design show featuring nearly 200 local and national artists. Visit www.ArtProvidenceShow.com . INDOOR YARD SALE – open every Saturday, 8 am-1pm and Sunday, 10 a.m-1 p.m., at the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket. New items every week. All proceeds benefit the cat sanctuary. Call 401-765-4174. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. 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. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE – at Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, 9 a.m. until it's sold out. Proceeds benefit Sunday School programs and activities. For more information call 401- 486-4775. 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. THE SATURDAY BRUNCH BUNCH – Toastmasters' next gathering will take place at the Hayden Center in the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For more information email sbbtm31@gmail.com or call 508-293-1488. 9:15 a.m. COOKIE WALK FUNDRAISER – at the Blackstone Public Library, 86 Main St. A wide variety of homemade cookies will be available for $8 per pound and the library will provide the cookie containers. In addi- tion, a selection of specialty treats will also be available for purchase. If you would like to donate cookies for this event, email Ellen at egoudreau@cwmars..org or call the library at 508-883-1931. 10 a.m. WINTER WONDERLAND – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Dance party for children of all ages, holiday crafts and treats. Meet Frosty the Snowman. Raffle winners from the holiday raffle will be drawn at 2 p.m. Visit www.yourlibrary.ws or call 401-949-3630. 1 p.m. CHRISTMAS AT THE BARN – Hope Historical Society will hold it's annual Christmas gathering at the "Barn," Ryefield Road, Hope. Attendees are invited to bring a $5 gift for the Yankee Swap. Original poems will be recited, readings, Christmas carols and a candle lighting. Santa will be there with gifts. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. Call 401-828-2784. 2 p.m. "HARMONY FOR THE HOLIDAYS" – pre- sented by the NoteAble Blend chorus and Harmony Heritage, of Pawtucket, at Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church, 701 Foundry St., South Easton, Mass. The show will fea- ture performances from two choruses and several guest and chapter quartets, as well as raffles and refreshments. The performance is open to the public, and good will donations will be accepted at the door. 2 p.m. AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS BY CANDLELIGHT – at the historic Hearthside House mansion, 677 Great Road, Lincoln, 2-6 p.m. Visit with Santa, listen to seasonal sounds on the harp (piano on Sunday), and take a self-guided tour of the festively deco- rated mansion. Adults $10, youth and mem- bers $5, free for younger than 10. Pullen's Corner Schoolhouse will be open 1-5 p.m. Call 401-726-0597 or visit www.hearthside- house.org . THE JESSE LIAM TRIO BAND – will put on a holiday concert at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. The concert will take place in the Community Room and admission is free but attendees are encour- aged to bring a toy donation for a needy child. For more information about this con- cert or the series as a whole, contact Aaron Coutu at 401-333-2552 ext. 2 or acoutu@ cumberlandlibrary.org. 6 p.m. "HUMBUG!" – presented by Franklin Performing Arts Company, 7:30 p.m., at Franklin High School, 218 Oak St., Franklin, Mass. Also, Sunday at 2 p.m. A holiday clas- sic featuring a professional orchestra, special guest artists and more than 100 area danc- ers. For tickets call 508-528-3370 or visit www.fpaconline.com . 7:30 p.m. BILLY GILMAN – presents "Home for the Holidays," at the Dunkin' Donuts Center, 1 La Salle Square, Providence. Visit www.dunkin- donutscenter.com . 7:30 p.m. MUD MORGANFIELD – Muddy Waters' son performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $27 in advance and $30 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. THE NIELDS CHRISTMAS SHOW AND SINGALONG – at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse in the First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children. Beverages and desserts will be available. Call 508-528-2541 or visit www.circlefolk.org to purchase tickets or for more information. 8 p.m. THE BOSTON POPS HOLIDAY POPS TOUR – with the Pops' Esplanade Orchestra, Keith Lockhart conducting, at PPAC, 220 Weybosset St, Providence. Tickets $58 to $130. Visit www.ppacri.org . 8 p.m. Sunday December 9 CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE – featur- ing the American Band with Kelley Lennon at Scituate High School Auditorium, at 2 p.m. Free admission. Lighting of the trees and music at the Village Green Gazebo will begin at 5 p.m. and include train rides for the children. Contact Reggie Centracchio at reg- giecentracchio@verizon.net. HOLIDAY VICTORIAN TEA – at the his- toric Proctor Mansion Inn, 36 Common St., Wrentham, Mass., 2-4 p.m. Entertainment by the The Holiday Trio. Tickets $42. Call 608- 259-5160 or visit www.proctormansioninn. com . MUSIC AT THE FARM CONCERT – with the Jess Tora Jazz Trio, Jessica Toracinta, See SUNDAY, Page 10 ACROSS 1. Doctor's clothes 7. NYC ballplayer 10. Flying vessels 12. Created 13. Convert 14. WWII battle 15. A cravat with wide square ends 16. Month in the Jewish calendar 17. Value 18. Brews 19. Child's eating accessory 21. Arrived extinct 22. Of the sea 27. Potato state 28. Leading man 33. Blood type 34. Oppressed 36. "Much __ about nothing" 37. World's longest river 38. deGrom and Sale are two 39. Crafty 40. At all times 41. Twins great Hunter 44. Volcanic craters 45. Outpouring 48. Where a baby sleeps 49. Dancing a Brazil- ian dance 50. Unhealthy 51. Manufacturers DOWN 1. Prevents harm to young 2. The Muse of history 3. Fascinated by 4. Unnilhexium 5. Honey maker 6. Soviet Socialist Republic 7. They hang out with papas 8. German river 9. Domain name 10. Type of chair 11. Fill someone with an urge 12. Sorceress 14. Unpleasant smell 17. Leg (slang) 18. Farewell 20. A life summary 23. 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