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The North Providence Breeze 01-09-2019

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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | JANUARY 9-15, 2019 CALENDAR 7 Thursday January 10 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. 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. 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. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. COOKBOOK CLUB – will next meet at the Foster Public Library, 184 Howard Hill Road, with a theme of Vietnam and East Asian cooking. Visit the library to find a new recipe and check the cooking books and magazines. Cooks bring a small dish to share. For more information 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. 6:30 p.m. Friday January 11 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. "BLACK ODYSSEY" – Trinity Rep will con- tinue its 2018-19 season with the epic tale by Marcus Gardley. Inspired by Homer's Odyssey, this story examines Ulysses Lincoln's journey home from war when the world – and the gods – are against him. Tickets start at $25. Visit www.trinityrep.com/odyssey . 7:30 p.m. THE BEST OF THE SECOND CITY – a night of comedy presented at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. The show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City. Admission is $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. THE BRIAN JAMES QUARTET – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday January 12 CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. New hours:. 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 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 CLUB – will hold its next meeting at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. The public is welcome. For more information, e-mail sbbtm31@gmail.com or call 508-293- 1488. 9:15 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. RI SPINNER'S GUILD MEETING – at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Call 401-725-8638 or email info@slatermill. org . Noon to 4 p.m. BROWN BAG ALONG THE BLACKSTONE – Pack a lunch and watch an episode of "Along the Blackstone," an award winning series of videos by the Rangers of the National Park Service capturing the stories, cultures, natural resources, and the heritage of the Blackstone Valley, at River Bend Farm Visitor Center, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. After the video, join an interpreter in taking a leisurely walk along the tow path while dis- cussing the stories and history uncovered in this episode. Approximately 2 miles. Noon to 2:15 p.m. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY – meets at Rocky Hill Grange, 1340 South County Trail, Route. 2, East Greenwich. This month's topic of discussion will be the many uses of hydrogen peroxide in growing orchids. The meeting will also include a "grow and show" table and raffle. The public is welcome. 1 p.m. OPEN BOOK DISCUSSION – at the Tyler Free Library, 81A Moosup Valley Road, of 'The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien. Participants do not have to be members of a book club to attend. Pre-register to help us plan the refreshments: Vietnamese and American (1970s) inspired appetizers and snacks. Call the Library at 401-397-7930. 1 p.m. ONE GUN GONE PROJECT OPENING – an art show of student and professional adult artist work at the Pop Up Shop, 233 Westminster St., Providence. The show runs trough Jan. 26. For more on the project and examples of artwork, visit scottlaphamproj- ects.format.com/one-gun-gone . 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. MILE TWELVE – performs at the OCC Coffeehouse at the Original Congregational Church, 1 East St., Wrentham, Mass. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 508-384-3110, or visit www.musicatocc.org. 7:30 p.m. 1964: THE TRIBUTE – The Beatles tribute show will be presented at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Hear such classic songs as "A Hard Days Night," "Can't Buy Me Love," "Twist and Shout," and "Yellow Submarine," and many more. Tickets are $26, $31 and $36. Call the box office at 401-762-4545 or visit www. stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. FELLSWATER – performs Celtic music at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 advance and $18 on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www.riverfolk.org for information. 8 p.m. KIM TRUSTY BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Call 401-765- 1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday January 13 LINCOLN JOHNNY LIGHTNING RACE CLUB – Race Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Johnny Lightning cars at the MacColl YMCA Program Center, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., rac- ing starts around 10:30 a.m. Also race Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to help raise money for A Wish Come True. There are also vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightnings and other die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. There are also raffle prizes and door prizes. Contact club president Jeremy Morin at 401-248-1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . 8:30 a.m. THE MARK WHITE OCTET – will perform at The Black Box Jazz Brunch, 15 West Central St, Franklin, Mass. Brunch begins at 11:45 a.m., with music beginning at noon. For tickets and more information, visit www. theblackboxonline.com or call the box office at 508-528-3370. WALK THE LINE – performs a Johnny Cash tribute show at Bargain City Galleria, 1 Ann & Hope Way, Cumberland. Admission is free. Noon to 3 p.m. VALLEY TALKS – presented biweekly at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket. This week's program will feature Richard Ring who will present the program Gansett: A Brief History of Narragansett Race Track Through Its Photo Archive. Seating for the program is is limited to 75 and is first-come, first-served. For more information, visit http://www.rihs.org/mowc- programs . 1:30 p.m. THE RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC YOUTH WIND ENSEMBLES – present a concert at Rhode Island College, Sapinsley Hall, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. The Symphonic Winds performs works by Holst, Cichy and Mozart. The Wind Ensemble features pieces by Holst, Bach and Stalter. The two ensembles end the concert with a joint performance of Fillmore's "The Klaxon." Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students, 18 and under, and senior citizens. Tickets will be available on the day of the concert from 1 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Tickets can also be purchased the Rhode Island College box office online at https://tinyurl.com/yc8ozsgh . 3 p.m. Monday January 14 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. 10 a.m. SWINGING SQUARES WORKSHOP CLASS – mainstream and plus levels at Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave., Cranston. $6 per person admission. Bob Butler caller. Information at: swingingsquares.com or call Daphne at 401-728-9029. 7 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. See TUESDAY, Page 8 ACROSS 1. Homestead 5. More (Spanish) 8. Type of notification 12. Approves 14. Mandela's party 15. "Mom" actress Faris 16. Predatory insects 18. Where honey goes 19. Canadian flyers 20. Of an earlier time 21. Indigenous peo- ple of Australia 22. Organize 23. All over 26. Made it through 30. Between-meals food 31. A quantity upon which an opera- tion is performed 32. German mytho- logical god 33. "Heavy" type of rock music 34. Pharmacy chain Duane __ 39. First responders 42. Mysterious 44. Leisurely stroll 46. Most naughty 47. Plant tissue 49. Small fish 50. Men's fashion accessory 51. Distant planet 56. Destroy 57. Location in Norse mythology 58. One who is delib- erately cruel 59. __ Romeo, car 60. Of the ear 61. Former name of Tokyo 62. Male children 63. French/Belgian river 64. Tide DOWN 1. Grave 2. Alright 3. Sharp tooth 4. Bird genus 5. Important 6. One who studies carefully 7. Not very big 8. Astronomy unit 9. A way to open up 10. Trap 11. Handle of a knife 13. Indicates one from a part of W. Africa 17. Lucky number 24. Doctor of Edu- cation 25. Legendary Cubs broadcaster 26. Female parent 27. Mimic 28. Connects to the rim 29. Small constel- lation 35. Indicates near 36. Consumed 37. Criticize 38. Shock therapy 40. Type of cigarette 41. The fashionable elite 42. Shed tears 43. Arm or branch of a bone 44. Quell anger 45. Where rock and rollers play 47. "The Alchemist" author Coelho 48. Choppers 49. Lacks brightness 52. Port in Yemen 53. Brood of pheas- ant 54. Approves food 55. A type of sign Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 8. Do you know someone celebrating a February Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for FEBRUARY will be printed on January 31, 2019. Forms should be re- ceived by The Valley Breeze by Friday, January 25, 2019. Send in the name of someone with his or her February 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. Mail to: The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865. Thank you! 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