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The North Providence Breeze 04-17-2019

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 17-23, 2019 CALENDAR 7 Thursday April 18 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. . 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 taken at and Narragansett Park Race Track (1934- 1978). Call 401-725-3714, ext. 202 or pro- grams@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. HENNA BODY ART PROGRAM – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St. Learn about the history and origin of the art of henna. Each participant will also have the chance to get a professionally applied henna design. Call 401-231-5150 for more informa- tion. 7 p.m. Friday April 19 "LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS" – pre- sented by Trinity Rep., 201 Washington St., Providence, through May 12. Tickets start at $25. Call the box office at 401-351-4242 or visit www.TrinityRep.com.www.trinityrep. com/littleshop . 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. FISH AND CHIPS – served by North Scituate Fire Department, 201 Danielson Pike. Chowder and stuffies will also be avail- able. Call in orders at 401-647-3372. 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. POETS ON FIRE! – presented as part of Mixed Magic Theatre's Rise to Black series at the theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The poetry is a testament to the many and varied life experiences that black and brown women and men encounter. Tickets are $10. Visit mmtri.org. "POLAROID STORIES" – A visceral blend of classical mythology and real life stories told by street kids at Burbage Theatre, 249 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. For tickets, visit www.burbagetheatre.org . 8 p.m. BEST OF STADIUM MUSICALS – in the Marquee Room of the The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Travel back in time to relive memories of shows past and celebrate pieces of Stadium history. Admission is $26. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . 8 p.m. GRACIE CURRAN BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday April 20 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. 2019 KICK OFF CLEAN UP – at Franklin Farm, 142 Abbott Run Valley Road, Cumberland, a non profit, all volunteer organization that grows vegetables for the Rhode Island Community Food Bank is seek- ing volunteers. All ages are welcome with no experience necessary. More information can be found at franklinfarmri.org. 9 a.m. SPRING COOKIE WALK – at St. Michael Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 74 Harris Ave., Woonsocket. The sale will feature traditional vareneky (pierogies) filled with potato and cheese, or cabbage, and stuffed cabbage (holubtsi) filled with meats and rice. Fried pyrohy filled with potato and cheese will be available in the Cookie Walk section. No phone ahead orders can be accepted. Cash, checks and credit/debit cards will be accepted for payment. Call 401-762-3939. 9 a.m. to 11 a.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. 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. FARMERS MARKET – at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally-grown products, including produce; seafood, meats, poultry, and eggs; artisanal 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. EASTER EGG HUNT – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St. This activity is for children ages 2-5. Please bring your own basket. Registration is required. Call 401-231- 5150. 10:30 a.m. WATERFIRE ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL – at the WaterFire Arts Center, 475 Valley St., Providence. Features more than 75 local art- ists and makers. Works for sale will include everything from fine art and photography to hand-craft bath and beauty solutions and artisanal jams. Visit https://waterfire.org/art- festival . Noon to 6 p.m. EARTH DAY HIKE – at Metacomet Land Trust Hop Brook Conservation Area. Meet in the parking lot area opposite 249 Mendon St., Blackstone. Tom Bik, a VIP and Metacomet Land Trust Board Member, will lead an interpretive walk through the proper- ty. Walking conditions are moderate and the walk will be paced for all who participate. Free. Visit https://blackstoneheritagecorridor. org . 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. HIGH-LOW-JACK CARD GAME – at the Chepachet Grange, 28 Chopmist Hill Road, Glocester. There will be a penny social, prizes and refreshments. All are welcome. The building is handicapped-accessible. Call 401- 568-2011. 1 p.m. IN THE MOOD: A 1940'S MUSICAL REVUE – at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Features the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and other idols of the 1940s. The show covers favorites from the good times before WWII to the hard times of the aftermath. Admission is $29, $39, $50. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. BRIAN JAMES QUARTET – will perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. SWINGING SQUARES DANCE – Oaklawn Grange, 24 Searle Ave Cranston. Admission is $7 per person. This month's theme is crazy hats. The caller is Don Bachelder and the cuer is Margene Jervis. Visit swinging- squares.com or call Daphne at 401-728- 9029. 8 p.m. 38 SPECIAL – performs at the Twin River Event Center, Lincoln. Tickets start at $45. Visitwww.twinriver.com/entertainment/twin- river-event-center . Doors open at 7 p.m. Sunday April 21 Happy Easter! Monday April 22 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. APRIL IN PARIS WITH POULENC – Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra perform at Sapinsley Hall, Rhode Island College, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $10. Tickets will be available at the door. 1 p.m. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. LEHIGH VALLEY IRON PIGS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www. pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 2 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. SWINGING SQUARES WORKSHOP CLASS – mainstream and plus levels at Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave, Cranston. $6 per person admission. Bob Butler caller. Visit swingingsquares.com or call Daphne at 401- 728-9029. 7 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 23 PERSONAL MARKETING SEMINAR – at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402, Lincoln. No fee to attend but registra- tion is required. Visit http://tinyurl.com/ yy9etpjg for more information or to register. 8:30 a.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. 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. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. LEHIGH VALLEY IRON PIGS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www. pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 2 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. Wednesday April 24 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. 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