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The North Providence Breeze 04-10-2019

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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | APRIL 10-16, 2019 CALENDAR 7 tions.com or visit https://tinyurl.com/y4ce- 6afk . R.I. PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA – shares The VETS stage with conductor Marie Jacquot and soloists Julia Radosz, soprano, and Jonathan Burton, tenor, for favorites from the heart of grand opera. The program includes "Rossini's William Tell Overture" and "Respighi's Roman Festivals." 1 Ave of the Arts, Providence. Tickets start at $15. Purchase online at tickets.riphil.org or at The VETS Box Office. 8 p.m. TRACY GRAMMER WITH JIM HENRY – 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. Tickets are $25. Jim Infantino will open the show. 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. ATWATER-DONNELLY TRIO – performs at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 in advance, and $18 on the day of the show. For reserva- tions, call 401-725-9272. 8 p.m. POPA CHUBBY – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $30 for the 8 p.m. show; $25 for 10 p.m.; and $35 for both. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www. chanseggrollsandjazz.com . Sunday April 14 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. CalllJeremy Morin at 401- 248-1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . 8:30 a.m. PALM SUNDAY SERVICE AND BRUNCH – at Slatersville Congregational Church. Palm Sunday service at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary with brunch immediately following in Globe Hall (free will offering). 25 Greene Street, Slatersville. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. SYRACUSE CHIEFS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox. com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. Post game run the bases. 1 p.m. JOANNE FORMAN FILM FESTIVAL – See "Big Sonia" at Temple Beth-El Meeting Hall, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence. The event will include a discussion with Mike Fink, a profes- sor at Rhode Island School of Design. 2 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. 2 p.m. MUSIC AT THE FARM CONCERT – The Jess Tora Jazz Trio will play old standards and from the Great American Songbook at Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag. Tickets for all events are $20 for adults; $10 for students. Call 401-567-0354 or visit http://www.gracenotefarmweb.com . 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. THE MUSIC OF HOLY WEEK - MUSIC AT THE MEETING HOUSE – at the Chepachet Meeting House, 1213 Putnam Pike, Glocester. The concert will include classical music, traditional hymns, and the Easter story from Scripture. The concert is open to the public without charge; a free will offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.chepachetbaptist.org . 2:30 p.m. RRIME ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP CONCERT – presented by the Retired RI Music Educators will take place in the Sinclair Room at the Moses Brown School, 250 Lloyd Ave, Providence. The concert is free but donations for the Ed Drew Memorial Scholarship fund will be gratefully accepted. Visit www.rrime.org . 3 p.m. HAM AND BEAN SUPPER – Hosted by BSA Troop 102 Mapleville. Ham and beans, des- serts, raffles. Tickets $10 per person. 5:30 p.m. St. Teresa Church Hall, 35 Dion Drive, Harrisville. Monday April 15 THE WATERSHED EVENT – It's time to start talking about mental health at Community College of Rhode Island's Warwick Campus, 400 East Ave., Warwick. This event will educate community members on the symptoms of depression and suicidal ideations and connect individuals with tools that promote mental wellness. The event is free and open to adults ages 18 and older. Visit www.thrivebhri.org . Noon to 4 p.m. LINE DANCE CLASS – at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Call 401-231-0742 or visit https://mancinicenter.com . 1 p.m. PROJECT CHICK VISITS HOPE LIBRARY – 374 North Road, Scituate. One of the farm's Project CHICK teachers will visit and bring along a hen and chicks. This program is for all ages. Registration is encouraged but drop- ins are welcome. Visit www.hopepublicli- brary.org or call 401-821-7910. 2 p.m. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. BUFFALO BISONS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox. com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 6 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. Tuesday April 16 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. BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. TREE HUGGER TUESDAY – hosted by Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful. Cleanup: Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Meetup: The Lodge Pub & Eatery, 40 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln, for a beverage for all volunteers. These will be short after-work litter clean- ups, followed by a meet-up at the hosting restaurant. This program is geared toward adult volunteers. KBVB will supply safety vests, gloves, trash bags and litter pickers. Visit www.KeepBlackstoneValleyBeautiful. com . 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. BUFFALO BISONS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox. com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 6 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. 6 p.m. Wednesday April 17 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. ADOPT A GRANDPARENT ICE CREAM SOCIAL – at Generations at Chopmist Hill Inn, 1315 Chopmist Hill Road, Scituate. Students in grades 5-12 are invited to this event, where youths and elders will get to know each other. For more information or to RSVP, call 401-647-2662. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. MOVIE MATINEE WEDNESDAY – meets every Wednesday at the Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. These newly released films are intended for adult audienc- es and are free. Bring a friend and a snack. Call 401-353-5600. 11 a.m. 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. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. BUFFALO BISONS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox. com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 6 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. Thursday April 18 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. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE NARRAGANSETT PARK RACETRACK – through its photo archives at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Richard J. Ring will speak about the Rhode Island Historical Society's major recent acquisition of the surviving archive of approximately 20,000 negatives of photographs. Call 401-725-3714, ext. 202 or programs@pawtucketlibrary.org. 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. From preceding page Blackstone River Theatre Art Gallery presents "FOUR FOCAL FRIENDS," an exhibi- tion and sale of photography by Barbara Decesare, Cindy Wilson, Gerry Grabowski and Pat Newell from April 13-May 19, viewable two hours before and during sched- uled theater events, in the upper and lower lobby of the theater, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. There will be an opening reception with the artists on Saturday, April 13, from 5 to 7 p.m. The four photographers are all juried artists and members of the Wickford Photography Group, and Wickford Art Association. Pictured is Wilson's photo titled "Goner." Do you know someone celebrating a May Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for MAY will be printed on May 2, 2019. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, April 26, 2019. Send in the name of someone with his or her May 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! Greetings should be 10 words or less. Name: .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Date of Birth: ............................................................................................................................................ 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