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The Valley Breeze & Observer 04-11-2019

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6 NORTH COUNTY APRIL 11-17, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER EDITION South Foster Fire Co. Spring Breakfast Saturday FOSTER – South Foster Volunteer Fire Company, 5 Mt. Hygeia Road, will host its 59th annual Spring Breakfast on Saturday, April 13, from 6:30 to 10 a.m. The menu will include ham, bacon, eggs, home fries, pancakes, toast, cof- fee and juice. Visit www.southfosterfire.com for more information. The Value of a Book with Ray Rickman FOSTER – Foster Public Library, 184 Howard Hill Road, will offer The Value of a Book with Ray Rickman on Saturday, April 13, at 1 p.m., to celebrate Rhode Island Library Day. Rickman will offer his thoughts on book values, drawing on his years of experience as a longtime book dealer in Providence and former host of "Bestsellers" on Rhode Island Public Television. Call 401-397-4801 or 401-397-7930 for more information. SHS Drama Club will compete at New England Drama Festival SCITUATE – The Scituate High School Drama Club was selected as a winner at the Rhode Island High School Drama Festival in March. The club will represent the state of Rhode Island at the New England Drama Festival at Cranston High School West, April 15-17. Glocester Heritage Society meets Monday GLOCESTER – The next meeting of the Glocester Heritage Society, located in the historic Job Armstrong Store, 1181 Main St., Chepachet, will be held on Monday, April 15, at 7 p.m. The focus of the meeting will be upcoming events. The public is invit- ed and encouraged to attend. Opening Day at Dexter Pond Saturday SCITUATE – On Opening Day for fishing, Saturday, April 13, at 6 a.m., at Dexter Pond, North Scituate, the Theodore B. Dexter, Jr. award and the Emily B. Angell award will be awarded to the first boy and girl under age 12 to catch a fish. Dexter Pond is a privately owned pond named in honor of 2nd Lt. Theodore B. Dexter, Jr., who was killed in WWII. Organizers ask attendees to respect the property and the pond, and remind participants that use of the pond is at their own risk. Llama in the Library April 17 SCITUATE – North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road, will host Llama in the Library on Wednesday, April 17, at 2 p.m. Visit the library and meet a llama from Dandy Acres Farms. Call 401-647-5133. Project Chick visits local libraries Casey Farm's Project Chick will visit North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road, on Tuesday, April 16, at 3:30 p.m. Children are invited to the library to learn about the life cycle of a chicken. This program also allows the participants to view and gently handle newly hatched baby chicks. The program will also visit Hope Library, 374 North Road, on Monday, April 15, at 2 p.m., and East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St., on Monday, April 15, at 1:30 p.m. BREEZE PHOTO BY CHARLES LAWRENCE Players from Smithfield High School's Unified Bocce team met with students from the Unified Anna McCabe Elementary School team for the Bocce Bonanza at the elementary school in Smithfield on March 28. Unified Sports unites Special Olympics athletes and partners as teammates for training and competi- tion. LAYLA MURPHY, right, a 5th-grader, tries her luck at baseball bocce as CAMILLE ROBITAILLE, left, and KIERA MOUQUIN, both 4th-graders, wait their turn.

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