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The North Providence Breeze 04-03-2019

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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | APRIL 3-9, 2019 CALENDAR 9 Thursday April 4 ANNUAL RHODE ISLAND HOME SHOW – at the Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence. The show will fea- ture the 26th annual Rhode Island Spring Flower and Garden Show. Thursday-Sunday. For more information and for the complete schedule, visit: www.ribahomeshow.com . KLUB HOUSE ROCK - Kids Klub beer and wine tasting fundraiser – at The Last Resort Pub & Grill, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. The event will include beer and wine tasting, and a selection of light hors d'oeuvres. There will be a raffle, door prizes, a wine pull, and silent auctions. Tickets are $35 each, or four for $100. Visit www.kidsklubri.com/klubhou- serock to learn more and purchase tickets. Tickets at the door are $40. Attendees must be 21 years of age. 5:30 p.m. 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. 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. For more information, contact Natalie Coolen at 401-725-3714, ext. 231, or programs@pawtucketlibrary.org. 6 p.m. KINDERGARTEN COUNTDOWN – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St. Children attending kindergarten in the fall of 2019 are invited to this series of story times. Call the library at 401-231-5150 for more information or to register for this program. 6:30 p.m. FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. The presentation will cover fed- eral financial aid as well as scholarships and other sources of college funding. Register by calling 401-949-3630 or visiting the event calendar at www.yourlibrary.ws . 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. HOPEHEALTH DEMENTIA & ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP – at The Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. Advance registration is required. For more information or to sign up, contact 401-415-4664 or Info@HopeDementia.org. 6:30 p.m. to 8 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 "UP CLOSE ON HOPE" – presented by the Festival Ballet Providence at the Black Box Theatre, 825 Hope St., Providence. The program will take place on two consecutive weekends, April 5-7 and April 12-14. For tickets and showtimes, visit festivalballet- providence.org . "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 through April 7. Tickets are $25 general admission; $15 for students; free for high school students. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.burbagetheatre. 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. 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 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. "RAISING THE ROOF" FUNDRAISING EVENT – for WellOne Primary Medical and Dental Care, at The Alpine Country Club, 251 Pippin Orchard Road, Cranston. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, music and dancing to the band Brass Attack, a raffle, silent auction and the presentation of the June Rockwell Levy Public Health Service Award. Tickets are $75 per person. Call 401-285-5153 or email ptaylor@welloneri.org. 6 p.m. "NORMAN, IS THAT YOU?" – presented by the Theatre Company of Rhode Island at the Assembly Theater, 26 East Ave., Harrisville. The show runs through April 13. Tickets are 15 dollars and can be purchased at Smarttix. com or at the door. The performance is at the Assembly Theater, 26 East Ave, Harrisville, RI. 7 p.m. ARNOLD MILLS COMMUNITY HOUSE 29TH ANNUAL ART SHOW & SALE – at the Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road, Cumberland. 7-9 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. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact Esther Duncan at 401-516- 7494, estherduncan69@gmail.com. EAST BAY CONTRA DANCE – at the Historic Warren Armory, 11 Jefferson St., Warren. Caller: Paul Wilde. Music by EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks on fiddle and Mike Sokolovsky on guitar and foot percussion. Admission: $10 general, $8 students. No experience necessary. Singles welcome. www.elwood70.wixsite.com/eastbaycontra . 7:30 p.m. ELIZA NEALS – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit www. chanseggrollsandjazz.com or call 401-765- 1900. 8 p.m. TAVARES – performs at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $31, $36, $41, $76 (meet and greet). 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 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. SPRING BOOK/RAFFLE SALE – at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., and Sunday, 12:30-3 p.m. The sale features paperbacks and small children's books for 25 cents each. All hard cover and large paperback books, DVDs, audio books, video games, and CDs are $1 each. Fill a Friend's canvas bag for $15 (includes bag). Call 401-725-3714. RHODE ISLAND RESOURCE RECOVERY CORPORATION ECO-DEPOT COLLEC- TION – Dispose of household hazardous waste at Resource Recovery, 65 Shun Pike, Johnston. For a full list of household hazard- ous waste materials, visit www.ecodepotri. org . Eco-Depot is 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. to noon. 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. Join us for crafts, nature sto- ries, 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. 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. WORSHIP SERVICE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILIES – at Trinity Episcopal Church, 249 Danielson Pike, North Scituate. First and third Saturday of each month at 9 a.m. All welcomed. For more information, call 401- 647-2322. 9 a.m. 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. RABIES CLINIC – presented by the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association at Governor Notte Park Recreation Hall, 1801 Douglas Ave., North Providence. The clinic is open to everyone. The cost is $12. To be eli- gible for the three-year-vaccine, owners must bring a rabies certificate as proof of prior vaccination. Call 401-751-0944 or email info@rivma.org. 10 a.m. to noon. 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. 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. NORTH PROVIDENCE MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND MATTRESS FUNDRAISER – will be held in the North Providence high school gym, 1828 Mineral Spring Ave. All mattress sizes will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefitting the North Providence Middle School Band. 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