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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 03-28-2019

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 LIVING EDITION | MARCH 28-APRIL 3, 2019 CALENDAR 11 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. Children 2-5 with an adult meet the the first Tuesday of the month for a fun story, special themed craft and exploring nature trails. Fee: $5 per child for members; $7 for nonmembers. Pre- registration is required. Call 508-223-3060 or visit www.massaudubon.org/get-outdoors/ wildlife-sanctuaries/oak-knoll . 10 a.m. FREE SENIOR YOGA CLASSES – at Arnolds Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, will offer its winter session of free senior yoga classes weekly. Participants must bring a yoga mat and a towel or small blanket. Spaces are limited. Email Chuck Tramontana at cstramontana@hotmail.com. 1:30 p.m. ZUMBA CLASSES – offered Mondays at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. $5 per class; pay as you go. Instructor April Hilliker teaches from a raised stage so students can easily follow her moves. Visit www.riverfolk.org . 6:30 p.m. Tuesday April 2 KNITTING AND CROCHET GROUP – The Needlers meets at the Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Call 401-353- 5600. 10 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. 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. 6 p.m. COMPUTER CLASSES – at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. The Library will be offer an introductory class on Microsoft Publisher and each user will be working on a laptop with Windows 10. Register online by going to lincolnlibrary. com and clicking on Events. Call the library at 401-333-2422, for more information. 6:30 p.m. CHRISTIAN ZEN FOR LENT – at the Lime Rock Baptist Church, 1075 Great Road, in Lincoln. The format includes a sitting medita- tion, a walking meditation and a teaching on spiritual practice. For more information about the program visit the website lrbcri. org or contact Rev. Eugene Dyszlewski at edyszlewski@gmail.com or 401-345-7291. 7 p.m. Wednesday April 3 FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS – Audubon offers free bird walks with naturalist Laura Carberry. Each week a new birding destination will be chosen. Visit www.asri.org or the Facebook page for the location. Ages: 14+. 9 a.m. to 11 a.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. ANNUAL PAWSOX LUNCHEON – held by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce at the Twin River Events Center, 100 Twin River Road, where Red Sox Hall of Fame pitcher, Bob Stanley, whill be the key- note speaker. All are welcome to attend and celebrate America's favorite past-time with the entire PawSox team, food and crowd. Tickets are $40 per person. For additional information and to register, call the Chamber at 401-334-1000 or visit www.nrichamber. com. 11:30 a.m. FRANKLIN ART ASSOCIATION – meets from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at the Franklin Senior Center, 10 Daniel McCahill St., Franklin. FAA meetings are free and open to the public. Visit www.franklinart.org . URI MASTER GARDENERS – will hold a presentation on pruning shrubs, trees and perennials at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, Room 2, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For further information, contact Project Leader, Mary Malouin at smellthero- ses1@verizon.net. 6:30 p.m. KNITTING AND CROCHET GROUP – The Needlers meets at the Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Call 401-353- 5600. 7 p.m. JAZZ AMBASSADORS PERFORMANCE – at Ponaganset High School, 137 Anan Wade Road, North Scituate. The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. For more information, call 401-710-7500. To obtain free tickets, visit armyfieldband.com and click: Get Concert Tickets Here. Ticket holders must be seated by 6:45 p.m. Unclaimed seats will be released at 6:50 p.m. Thursday April 4 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. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753- 7000. 1 p.m. 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. 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. CUMBERLAND SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY – Committee meeting will be held at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. All meetings are open to the public. 6 p.m. GARDENING IS MURDER – book presen- tation with Neal Sanders in the Campbell Auditorium of the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Sanders will share his humor- ous observations about gardening and gardeners. Contact Natalie Coolen at 401- 725-3714, ext. 231, or programs@pawtuck- etlibrary.org. 6 p.m. "IN THE HEIGHTS" – plays April 4, 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. in the Woonsocket High School auditorium, 777 Cass Ave., Woonsocket, Tickets are $10 when purchased ahead or $15 at the door. Tickets are available in the WHS main office during school hours. Friday April 5 "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 . 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. LENTEN FISH FRY – every Friday during Lent at St. Paul's Parish Center, lower hall, 48 St. Paul St., Blackstone. Haddock, fries, coleslaw, tartar sauce at $10 per order. Call 508-883-6726. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. CULINARY CABARET 2019 – presented by the Franklin Performing Arts Company at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. The annual food and wine event showcases the culinary and performing arts, featuring creative dishes and gourmet spe- cialties. Tickets are $75 and are fully inclu- sive of the evening's food, wine, beer, and entertainment. Tickets may be purchased at www.the blackboxonline.com or by phone at 508-528-3370. 7 p.m. REMNANTS ARISE INTERNATIONAL MINISTRY – at the Providence Marriott Downtown, 1 Orms St., for the second annual conference of Divine Destiny and Purpose. Also Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information contact, Esther Duncan, 401-516-7494, estherduncan69@ gmail.com. 7 p.m. TAVARES – performs 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 . 8 p.m. Saturday April 6 CITIZENS BANK FREE FAMILY FUN DAY – at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Crafts, nature stories, animal discoveries, hikes and more. No registration required. Visit www.asri.org . 9 a.m. to 5 p.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 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. 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. 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. 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. MYSTERY BOOK CLUB – meets at the Millville Public Library, 169 Main St., Millville, Mass. A discussion of "A Veiled Deception," by local author Annette Blair, will be held. Refreshments will be served. Free and open to all interested readers. 11 a.m. SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW – The Evolution of Wedding Fashions & Traditions at Lincoln's Hearthside House Museum, 677 Great Road, Lincoln. General admission is $10 adults and $5 for youth ages 10-17, and free for members of Friends of Hearthside. Payment at the door, cash preferred. Call 401-726-0597 or visit www. hearthsidehouse.org. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. DISNEY'S 'BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.' – presented by Community School 4th-grad- ers at the Cumberland High School audito- rium, 2600 Mendon Road, 6 p.m. Tickets pur- chased in advance are $8 each. If available, tickets may be purchased at the door the day of the show for $10 each. Tickets will be sent home via backpack the week of April 1. Also Sunday at 2 p.m. OLDTOWN CHURCH PORK LOIN SUPPER – 675 Old Post Road, Attleboro, Mass. The price is $13 for adults, and $4 for children 10 years old and under. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Ed at 508-212-4774. Take-out orders will also be accepted. 6 p.m. 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 . From preceding page answers

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