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The North Providence Breeze 04-24-2019

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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THE VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | APRIL 24-MAY 1, 2019 SPRING IN THE VALLEY 2019 31 Saturday, May 25 BIRDING ON THE BLACKSTONE – Bird Walk at the Cumberland Library/Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, 8-10 a.m. Register with Beth at veery@charter. net. If it is raining at the time of the walk, the walk will be held the following morning. Binoculars are suggested but not essential. NITRO CIRCUS: YOU GOT THIS at McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Ave., Pawtucket, at 7 p.m. You Got This features a star-studded cast of top-tier international athletes who hold over 45 X Games medals combined. Tickets are now on sale at pawsox.com or NitroCircus.com . Fans can also call the PawSox at 401-724-7300 or visit the McCoy Stadium Box Office anytime during normal business hours. Monday, May 27 HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY! LINCOLN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE kicks off at 11 a.m., starting at Smithfield Avenue at the Pawtucket line and proceeding to Walker Street to the Saylesville fire station at Dow Square where a ceremony will be held. The parade, rain or shine, follows a wreath-laying ceremony at Dow Square at 10 a.m. LINCOLN POST PARADE FOOD TRUCK CELEBRATION at Chase Farm Park, 667 Great Road in Lincoln, from 11a.m. to 3 p.m. following the Lincoln Memorial Day Parade. Enjoy live music, food trucks, and more. NORTH SMITHFIELD MEMORIAL DAY PARADE will step off from Slatersville Plaza, 900 Victory Highway, at 10:30 a.m. It will stop at Town Hall for the traditional solemn remembrance program which will be led by VFW members. Following that program, the parade will march on to The Village Haven where food and refreshments will be pro- vided for all participants. NORTH SMITHFIELD HERITAGE FAIR at Heritage Hall, Kendall Dean School and the Slatersville Church Common, 83 Greene St., North Smithfield, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Artifacts, antiques, photo exhibits, Civil War era re- enactors, touch-a-truck, food and more. Wednesday, May 29 FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS offered by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island 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+. 9-11 a.m. Thursday, May 30 AUCTION FOR THE ARTS GALA – A Stadium Theatre fundraiser at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Silent auction at 6 p.m., live auction at 7:30 p.m. Admission $15 each. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com . Saturday, June 1 NORTH SMITHFIELD TOWN-WIDE YARD SALE to benefit the North Smithfield Food Pantry. For a list of participating addresses visit the town's website at www.nsmithfiel- dri.org . PET WALK, sponsored the the Rotary Club of Cumberland Lincoln, steps off at 10 a.m. at the Monastery in Cumberland. All are welcome. Sunday, June 2 AMERICAN GIRL DOLL TEA at Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, Lincoln, with seat- ings at 1 and 3 p.m. www.hearthsidehouse. org or 401-726-0597. MUSIC ON THE HILL 2019 FESTIVAL at Clouds Hill Victorian House Museum, 4157 Post Road, Warwick, at 3 p.m. Narragansett Brass Quintet performs jazz and chamber music outdoors. Concert-goers are encour- aged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. In case of rain, concert will move to St. Gregory the Great Church, 360 Cowesett Road, Warwick. Advance tickets are $20 until May 19 at brownpapertickets.com. At the door: $25, cash or check. Free for stu- dents with ID. LIVE JAZZ returns to Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, at 7:30 p.m., with The Fringe. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available brownpapertickets.com (search Slater Mill), or by calling 401-725-8638, ext.100. Door sales subject to availability. Monday, June 3 MUSIC ON THE HILL 2019 FESTIVAL pres- ents "French Champagne" at First Baptist Church, 30 Peirce St., East Greenwich, at 7 p.m. Music of French composers Saint-Saens, Debussy, Poulenc and others. Advance tickets are $20 until May 19 at brownpapertickets. com. At the door: $25, cash or check. Free for students with ID. Wednesday, June 5 MUSIC ON THE HILL 2019 FESTIVAL presents "Now That's Italian!" at Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive, Cranston, at 7 p.m. Music of Italian compos- ers Puccini, Rossini, Albinoni, and others. Advance tickets are $20 until May 19 at brownpapertickets.com. At the door: $25, cash or check. Free for students with ID. Sunday, June 9 MUSIC AT THE FARM presents "Tour Europe in the 1700s" with Virginia Sindelar, flute and Suzanne Cartreine, harpsichord with music of Handel, C.P.E. Bach, J.S.Bach, Quantz, Loeillet, and Locatelli, at Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag, 2 p.m. After the concert, audience members are welcome to walk the farm trails, view the homestead dwelling, meet the animals and purchase homemade desserts and items from vendors from the Burrillville Farmers Market. Tickets are $20 per adult, $10 students (12 or under) available at the door or on line through Eventbrite.com . Free for children 4 or under free. LIVE JAZZ at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, at 7:30 p.m., with the Tim Ray Trio. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available brownpapertickets.com (search Slater Mill), or by calling 401-725-8638, ext.100. Door sales subject to availability. Friday, June 14 NEWPORT SECRET GARDEN TOUR – Take a self-guided walking tour through Newport's historic Point section Friday-Sunday. The tours run daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tickets are good for any or all days of the tour. Tickets are available at www.secretgar- dentours.org for a discounted rate of $20. MICHAEL BRADLEY SINGS THE CROONERS in the Stadium Theatre's Marquee Room, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26. Visit www. stadiumtheatre.com . Saturday, June 15 SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL by Blackstone River Theatre, at Diamond Hill Park, Diamond Hill Road (Route 114), Cumberland, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Four stages of Celtic and world music, plus Irish step dance, face painting and craft and food vendors. Featured acts include Atwater-Donnelly Trio, The Hanneke Cassel Band, Kevin Crawford, Cillian Valleley, Patrick Doocey, Eastern Medicine Singers, The Gnomes, HighTime, La Croisée D'Antan, Bonnie & Dan Milner, Partington & Sweeney, Roscommon Soles featuring Kevin Doyle with Sheila Falls, Josh Kane, Owen Marshall, M.L. Partington, Torrin Ryan, session tent with Bob Drouin, Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, The Vox Hunters. Admission $15 adults, $12 seniors, $5 children, free for children younger than 5. Rain date Sunday, June 16. Visit www.riverfolk.org . BIRDING ON THE BLACKSTONE – Bird Walk at Blackstone Gateway Park at the new Visitor Center, 15 McKeon Road, Worcester, Mass., 8-10 a.m. Register with Beth at veery@charter.net. If it is raining at the time of the walk, the walk will be held the follow- ing morning. Binoculars are suggested but not essential. 39TH FESTIVAL OF HISTORIC HOUSES presented by the Providence Preservation Society in the East Side's Paterson Park Neighborhood. Self-guided private house tours will take place Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while Sunday, June 16, will feature guided walking tours of the neighborhood and its green spaces. For tickets, visit provi- dencehousetour.com . CELEBRATE THE FLAG AT THE HOT POTATO SCHOOLHOUSE, 671 Great Road, Lincoln, 10 a.m.-noon. In honor of Flag Day, learn about the history of flag day and see a collection of antique U.S., state and regimen- tal flags that will be on display. Activities will also be available for children. Docents and youth in period costume help bring the histo- ry of this one-room school to life. Donations welcomed. Call 401-726-0597 or visit www. hearthsidehouse.org . Sunday, June 16 Sunday, June 23 HEARTHSIDE HOUSE GUIDED TOUR DAY – Guests are invited to tour Lincoln's Arnold House, 487 Great Road and the Hearthside House, 677 Great Road. $10 per person, $5 for ages 10-17; registration is required. To purchase tickets, call 401-728-9696 or visit www.historicnewengland.org . 1-4 p.m. Last admission one hour prior to closing. LIVE JAZZ at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, at 7:30 p.m., with Rebecca Cline. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available brownpapertickets.com (search Slater Mill), or by calling 401-725-8638, ext.100. Door sales subject to availability. Sunday, June 30 LIVE JAZZ at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, at 7:30 p.m., with Dan Moretti and Greg Abate. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available brownpapertickets. com (search Slater Mill), or by calling 401- 725-8638, ext.100. Door sales subject to availability. A TRIBUTE TO JOHN PHILIP SOUSA by The Rhode Island Wind Ensemble at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $21, $26, $31. Visit www.stadiumtheatre.com . Thursday, July 4 ARNOLD MILLS JULY FOURTH PARADE AND FESTIVITIES – Road race starts at 9 a.m., and parade gets underway at 11 a.m. on Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland, start- ing at the North Attleboro line. Visit www. arnoldmillsparade.com for details. 93RD ANNUAL ANCIENTS AND HORRIBLES PARADE in Chepachet Village, proceeds along Putnam Pike (Route 44), in Glocester, beginning at 4 p.m. Locals spoof politics in annual parade on Fourth of July. ED VENDITELLI, instructor at the Hannaway Blacksmith Shop, fires up the forge to heat the metal he will shape into a hook during demonstrations. The traditions of turn-of-the-century blacksmithing can be experienced with a trip to the Hannaway Blacksmith Shop on Great Road in Lincoln, on Saturday, May 11 and 25, or Sunday, May 12, 19, or 26. In June, the openings are on the 2, 8, 9, 16, 22, 23 and 30. Stop in anytime between 8 a.m. and noon. Free admission for demonstrations. For more information, visit www.hearthsidehouse.org or call 401-726-0597. HAPPY FATHER'S DAY! 161 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI 02917 Wallysauto@verizon.net COMPLETE AUTO REPAIR Call 7 Days A Week 401-231-1200 COMPLETE A/C SERVICE $ 69.95 • CHECK FOR LEAKS • RECHARGE FOR UP TO 1½ LBS. FREON Servicing Smithfield for Over 30 Years Come Check Out Our Discount Tire Prices Inspections While You Wait 101 Higginson Ave., # 109, Lincoln, RI (Across from RI Indoor Karting) We specialize in: Wheels & Tires • Exhaust Suspension Systems Full Line of Truck Accessories Custom Headlights Custom Grills • Body Kits Floor Mats & Liners & much more

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