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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-10-2019

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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8 CALENDAR JANUARY 9-15, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION Tuesday January 15 BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. EVENING BINGO – every Tuesday at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $10 and specials are $1 each; progressive jackpot. Call 401-231-0742. Wednesday January 16 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. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. WRITERS' WORKSHOP – at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Offers networking opportunities, writing and research skills, and encouragement to new writers. Open to high school students and adults. Call 401-332- 8323 to reserve a spot or for more informa- tion. 4:30 p.m. NIGHT WITH "THE THINGS THEY CARRIED" AUTHOR TIM O'BRIEN – Ponaganset High School welcomes the public to a night of discussion with "The Things They Carried" author Tim O'Brien at 6:30 p.m. in the Nedo Pandolfi Auditorium at PHS, 137 Anan Wade Road, North Scituate. For more information or to reserve tickets to the free event, visit https://fgschools.wixsite. com/fgneabigread, or contact cstanley@ fgschools.com or tspisso@fgschools.com. VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE – at the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Inc., Linwood Mill, 670 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville, Mass. Learn how to participate in a variety of vol- unteer opportunities available in the region's Volunteers-In-Parks program. To RSVP, email volunteer@BlackstoneHeritageCorridor. org or call 508-234-4242. To learn more about BHC and its VIP program, visit www. BlackstoneHeritageCorridor.org. 6:30 p.m. Thursday January 17 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. R.I. FARM ENERGY GRANT WORKSHOP – at North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road. Learn whether this program could work for your farm in this informa- tional workshop. Visit www.rifarmenergy.org . 5 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. Friday January 18 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. LOUIS LIKES IT HOT FEATURING JACK BABINEAU – will play at the Stadium Theatre Marquee Room, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. The group will play cov- ers of favorite hits as well as some original pieces from "Generation of Need," Babineau's first album. Seating is limited. Admission is $26. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762- 4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre. com . 8 p.m. Saturday January 19 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. 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. ANIMAL TRACKING – at Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Learn how to identify local mammal tracks and other animal signs. This class is geared for an adult audience. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy walking shoes. The fee is $10/member; $14/non- member. Register at www.asri.org . 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. SLATER MILL FIBER MARKET – Saturday and Sunday at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Free and open to all, the market brings in fiber producers and dyers, pattern- makers, tool makers, and other fiber art product vendors from all over New England. Visit www.facebook.com/slater.mill . 10 a.m. to 5 p.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. LEGO CLUB – every Saturday at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. The library will supply the bricks. Open to all ages, no registration needed, just drop in. Call the library at 401-767-2780 or visit the library's website calendar, http:// nspl.evanced.info/signup. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. SLATER MILL KNIT CAFÉ – presented by the R.I. Hook & Needle Guild at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Call 401- 725-8638 or email info@slatermill.org. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. ATTLEBORO ARTS MUSEUM'S ART LOVERS BOOK CLUB – presents "Old Masters, New World: America's Raid on Europe's Great Pictures," By Cynthia Saltzman, at Attleboro, Arts Museum, 86 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. Free and open to all. Reservations are requested, but not required, by Jan. 18. Call 508-222-2644, ext. 10, or email office@attleboroartsmuseum. org . Visit www.attleboroartsmuseum.org . 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. "FOREVER PLAID" – will be performed at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Two shows will be offered, Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. Admission is $21, $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . NEON VALLEY BOYS – present a reunion concert at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 in 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. SWINGING SQUARES DANCE WITH ROUNDS – Theme is Pajama Party. Oaklawn Grange, 24 Searle Ave., Cranston. $7 per person admission. Matt McGovern caller, Birgit Maguire cuer. Information at swing- ingsquares.com or call Daphne at 401-728- 9029. 8 p.m. From preceding page The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, will pres- ent The Beatles tribute show, 1964: THE TRIBUTE on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m. Hear such classic songs as "A Hard Days Night," "Can't Buy Me Love," "Twist and Shout" and "Yellow Submarine," and many more of The Beatles hit songs. The band features Mark Benson as John Lennon, Mac Ruffing as Paul McCartney, Tom Work as George Harrison, and Bobby Potter as Ringo Starr. Tickets are $26, $31 and $36. Call the box office at 401-762- 4545 or visit www. stadiumtheatre.com . answers

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