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The North Providence Breeze 12-12-2018

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 12-18, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION Thursday December 13 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 decora- tions, craft supplies and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. ST. PHILIP SCHOOL CHORUS AT THE STATEHOUSE – The state's annual holiday concert series fea- turing Rhode Island students, spon- sored 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. 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 refresh- ments, enjoy strolling carolers, bell- ringers and entertainment along the decorated sidewalks, and more. Visit www.candlelightshopping. com . COOKBOOK CLUB HOLIDAY COOKIE SWAP – at Foster Public Library, 184 Howard Hill Road, Foster. To participate, bring 3-4 dozen cookies to share and an empty tray/tin to bring home a sampling for yourself. Visit www. fosterlibraries.org or call 401-397- 4801. 6 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. GREG BONIN – "Home for Christmas" at the Stadium Theatre's Marquee Room, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. A show packed with Christmas standards and favorites. 7:30 p.m. Tickets $26. www.stadiumtheatre. com . Friday December 14 "TRIAL OF EBENEZER SCROOGE" – presented 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. "A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THE NEW MUSICAL" – a brand new retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece presented each year at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets $21, $26 and $31. Visit www.stadiumtheatre.com for dates and times. SALSA DANCING – every Friday at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Learn all the latest dance moves. Call 401-231-0742. 1 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 . JEFF PITCHELL & TEXAS FLOOD – perform at Chan's, 267 Main Street, Woonsocket. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday December 15 INDOOR YARD SALE – open every Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. 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. RESOURCE RECOVERY – invites Rhode Island residents to safely dispose of their household hazard- ous waste, from 8 a.m. to noon, at Resource Recovery located at 65 Shun Pike in Johnston. Available to Rhode Island residents only. Appointments should be made in advance. Visit www.ecodepotri. org or call 401-942-1430 ext. 241. 8 a.m. 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 dona- tions 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. WINTERTIME FARMERS MARKET – at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally-grown products, including produce; seafood, meats, poultry, and eggs; artisanal cheeses, breads, gluten-free, prepared foods, flow- ers, plants, wreaths and more. Visit www.farmfresh.org . 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. VETERANS OUTREACH SERVICE SESSIONS – offered at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Program will assist veterans in navigating benefits and other services available to them. Call Tim McGorty at 401-830- 2599 or email him at woonsocket. vets@gmail.com. 10 a.m. WREATH MAKING FOR WILDLIFE – at Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Make a winter wreath that is both beau- tiful and edible to birds and other wildlife. Program Fee: $30/mem- ber; $35/non-member. Ages: 14+. Register through the events calen- dar at www.asri.org . 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 decora- tions, craft supplies and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. MIRACLE ON MINERAL SPRING AVE. – An exploration of the arts, artists, food, gift shops, brew- ers and distillers at Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Free and open to the public. Visit https://mmtri.com . 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. HIGH-LOW-JACK CARD GAME – at the Chepachet Grange, 28 Chopmist Hill Road, Chepachet. Penny social, prizes and refresh- ments. All are welcome. The build- ing is handicapped-accessible. Call 401-568-2011. 1 p.m. HOLIDAY FAMILY FREE DAY – at the Bristol Art Museum & Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol. This event will be campus-wide, with activities held at both locations over the course of the afternoon. Admission is free with a donation to Toys for Tots. Donations will be accepted at either site and allow admission to both locations. Call 401-253-0390. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. COLONIAL CHRISTMAS – at the historic Valentine Whitman House, 1147 Great Road, on Saturday as well as Sunday, Dec. 16, from 1-4 p.m. There will be coffee and cookies served, the admission is a canned good or non-perishable item for the towns Holiday food baskets. For any questions about this event or the Whitman House, call Pat at 401-334-2182. FISHERMAN'S FOLLIES PRES- ENTS "DOVE TALE" – at St James Episcopal Church, 24 Hamlet Ave., Woonsocket, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. There is no charge for admission, but since this is a benefit, there will be a collection at intermission and all proceeds will benefit CityCamp Woonsocket. Call 401-722-2222. 7 p.m. "HENDEL'S MESSIAH" – pre- sented by the Rhode Island The Stadium Theatre presents "A CHRISTMAS CAROL – THE NEW MUSICAL" a brand new retell- ing of the Charles Dickens masterpiece at the theater, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, Dec. 14-23. Tickets $21, $26 and $31. For tickets and showtimes, visit www.stadiumtheatre.com for dates and times. Continues on next page

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