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The North Providence Breeze 03-27-2019

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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2019 CALENDAR 7 Thursday March 28 CHESS GAMES – at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, every Thursday, 1-4 p.m. All welcome. Call Vic Blank at 401-263-3888 for information. PASTA AND MEATBALL DINNER – hosted by the Major Walter G. Gatchell VFW Post 306 and its auxiliary at the post home, 171 Fountain St., Pawtucket. Dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and will be available at the door. Call 401-722-7146. ZUMBA CLASS – offered at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd. Classes open to the public; $5 drop- in fee; free to North Providence Mancini Members. Call 401-231-0742 or visit https:// mancinicenter.com . 5:30 p.m. PANCAKES AND PAJAMAS STORY TIME – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St., Smithfield. Attendees are invited to visit the library in pajamas and slippers. There will be bedtime stories, songs, a craft, and pancakes. Ages 3 and older. Call 401- 231-5150 to register. 6:30 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. SCREENING OF BRAVE GIRL RISING – at the Mount Saint Charles Academy library. Short film about female refugees and their plight for education. Donations of toiletries for women and feminine hygiene products will be collected. 6:30 p.m. 800 Logee Street, Woonsocket. Friday March 29 "PETER PAN JR." – presented at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, on Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Admission is $16 and $19. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . "THE SONG OF SUMMER" – presented at Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater, 201 Washington St., Providence. For tickets and showtimes, visit www.trinityrep.com . "OUR TOWN" – presented at the Burbage Theatre, 249 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Runs March 15-April 7. Tickets are $25 gen- eral admission; $15 for students; free for high school students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.burbageth- eatre.org . "SAINT JOAN" – presented at the RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St., Woonsocket. For tickets and information, visit www.ristage. org . STATE BALLET OF RHODE ISLAND – pres- ents "Walpurgis Night," "The Colors of Love & Light" and "A Tale of Twelve Dancing Princesses" at the Park Theatre, 848 Park Ave., Cranston. The performance features three unique one-act ballets, all of which are Southern New England premiers. Saturday at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. For Tickets, visit www.stateballet.com . TWISTING FIBERS: AN ART FOR ALL REASONS – Art League of Rhode Island presents this free art exhibit on fiber arts trough May 8 at Gallery 175 and the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St., Pawtucket. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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. LENTEN FISH FRY – every Friday during INTRO TO FRESHWATER FISHING – at Tyler Free Library, 81A Moosup Valley Road, Foster. Scott Travers of the DEM Fish & Wildlife Education Center will explain basic fishing equipment, licenses, and techniques to get started with freshwater fishing. Rods and tackle boxes may be borrowed from the library. Light snacks provided. Donations of $2 per person for pizza and a beverage are welcome but not required. This program is open to children ages 8 and older, and adults. Register at 401-397-7930. 5:30 p.m. RISE TO BLACK – a talent showcase of black and brown women at Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. A meet and greet will be held at 7 p.m. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 online at mmtri.org or at the door. JAMES MONTGOMERY BLUES BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. KOOL & THE GANG – perform at the Twin River Event Center, Lincoln. Tickets start at $35. Visitwww.twinriver.com/entertainment/ twin-river-event-center . Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday March 30 ECO-DEPOT, SHREDDING, AND E-WASTE EVENT – hosted by Rhode Island Resource and Recovery Corporation at the North Smithfield Highway Garage, 281 Quaker Highway. Visit www.indiecycle.com or call 401-767-2200, ext. 348. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 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. ZUMBA WITH FRAN – offered at the North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Classes are sponsored by Golden Crest Nursing Center and are free for N.P. Pool and Fitness Center and N.P. Mancini Center members. $5 drop-in fee for non members. Call 401-353-7007. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also open for tours by appointment. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Call 401-222-9025. MONEY SMART WEEK KICKOFF – at the North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., free one-on-one personalized financial advice from Certified Financial Planner professionals will be provided free of charge to individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be workshops on a variety of financial topics throughout the day. No registration is required. Call 401-353-5600, ext. 2. Services provided by the Financial Planning Association of Rhode Island. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. SENSORY STORY TIME – at Hope Library, 374 North Road, Scituate. This program includes story time and sensory play for chil- dren ages 3-8 years old. Call 401-821-7910. 12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. UKRAINIAN EGG DECORATING – at Tyler Free Library, 81A Moosup Valley Road, Foster. Ukrainian Easter eggs are decorated using beeswax and dyes that are applied in sequence. There will be a fee of $10 for materials. This program is recommended for adults and teens. Pre-register by calling 401- 397-7930. 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. "THE THREE LITTLE PIGS" – Festival Ballet Providence's newest ChatterBOXtheatre pro- duction. This new ballet is set to Beethoven's "Pastoral Symphony" will delight the family with animal antics, colorful costumes, and dancing at Festival Ballet Black Box Theatre, 825 Hope St., Providence. For tickets, visit https://festivalballetprovidence.org . 4 p.m. HAM AND BEAN DINNER – at North Foster Baptist Church, 81 East Killingly Road, Foster. $14 for adults and $7 for children younger than age 10. Children younger than age 5 are admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door and reservations may be made by call- ing 401-647-5805. Take-out meals will also be available. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. BOY SCOUT TROOP 1 SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALL DINNER – at Greenville Baptist Church, 582 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Tickets are $9, with children ages 5 and younger admitted free. Tickets can be purchased from a Scout, at the door, or with a service fee online, through the Troop's Facebook page, Troop 1 Greenville. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. JANE ROTHFIELD AND ALLAN CARR AND THE VOX HUNTERS – will perform at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 in advance, $18on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272. 8 p.m. AUREA ENSEMBLE – performs Secret Signs a program is Inspired by the romanticism of the 20th Century Russian artistic sensibility at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 50 Orchard Ave., Providence. Admission: $30 General; $25 Senior; $10 Student. Tickets are avail- able at the door or in advance at Eventbrite. com . 8 p.m. CELTIC BAND RUNA – performs at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse in the First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. 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. WILLIE J. LAWS – meets at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 401-765- 1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday March 31 GLOCESTER LIONS 'BUZZ DOVE MEMORIAL' SCHOLARSHIP PANCAKE BREAKFAST – at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Glocester. All-you- can-eat pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee. Tickets may be purchased at the door and are $7 per person; free for children younger than age 5. For more information, call Bob DeRoche at 401-440-2850. 7 a.m. to noon. R.I. POST CARD CLUB – meets at the Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett St., North Providence. Post cards of all descriptions including town views and holiday greetings will be available for sale. This month check out the antique Easter cards. The meeting and sale is open to the public and there is no admission charge. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW – The Evolution of Wedding Fashions & Traditions at Lincoln's Hearthside House The Grammy-winning group TAVARES will perform on Friday, April 5, at 8 p.m., at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $31, $36, $41, $76. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401- 762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . See SUNDAY, Page 8 ACROSS 1. Joint 6. A group of coun- tries in special alliance 10. Stone 14. Move with a splashing sound 15. Can be fixed 17. Giving human characteristics to the nonhuman 19. Other side of yang (Chinese) 20. Consume 21. Gave it a go 22. One point north of due east 23. Fat used to make puddings 24. Turfs 26. Not awake 29. Not nice 31. Frighten 32. Political action committee 34. Skin problem 35. Type of music 37. Intestinal pouch- es 38. Eight 39. Emerald Isle 40. Interpret char- acters 41. Abandon 43. Felines 45. Energy and enthusiasm 46. Resembles a pouch 47. Relating to sense of smell 49. Swiss river 50. Bradley Int'l Airport 53. __ __ __ __ yonder 57. Tarred and ___ 58. Boyish 59. This (Spanish) 60. Male parent 61. Lounge chair DOWN 1. Sports award 2. Monetary unit of Angola 3. Some animals live here 4. Former CIA 5. Global health group 6. Male given name 7. Opposite of right 8. Open Payment Initiative 9. Desert plants 10. A bird that can- not fly 11. Off-Broadway theater award 12. Lump of clay 13. Barbie's pal 16. Seldom 18. Noses 22. Denotes past 23. Selling at spe- cially reduced prices 24. __ Claus 25. Comes before two 27. Fencing swords 28. Nocturnal rodent 29. Chinese revolu- tionary 30. Electronic count- er-countermea- sures 31. Enjoyable 33. Villain 35. Discussed 36. Waterfall (Scot- tish) 37. Old television part (abbr.) 39. Roughly chipped flint 42. Helps change channels 43. __ Sagan, astron- omer 44. Cooling unit 46. Uttered words 47. Small integers 48. Type of data 49. Inspired 50. France's first Jewish PM 51. Famed sci-fi novel 52. Body parts 53. Nigerian City 54. Amount of time 55. Coloring material 56. Type of constric- tor snake Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 8.

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