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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 04-24-2019

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14 OBITUARIES / CALENDAR OF EVENTS APRIL 24-30, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Frances J. Dean Frances J. (Rogers) Dean, 86, of Cumberland, passed away peace- fully on April 20. She was the beloved wife of Walter O. Dean Jr. for 66 years. Born in Pawtucket, where she lived until 2016, she was a daughter of the late William H. Sr. and Phyllis (Crowther) Rogers. Fran worked for Rhode Island Textile Co., for over 30 years until her retirement. She enjoyed golfing, sewing and completing crossword puzzles. Above all, Fran was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and dear friend. Besides her loving husband, she leaves two daughters, Joyce Brady of Sterling, Conn., and Nancy Thibeault and her hus- band, Brian, of Attleboro, Mass.; a granddaughter, Melanie Thibeault, of Attleboro, Mass., and many beloved nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a dear son-in- law, William Brady, and siblings, Dorothy Hawkins, William Rogers Jr., Gertrude Perron, Edith Jordan and Charles Rogers. Services and flowers are respect- fully omitted. Memorial gifts to the Arthritis Foundation, 2348 Post Road, Suite 104, Warwick, RI 02886, will be appreciated. Arrangements are entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket. For online condolences, visit Trippfuneralhome.com . DEAN Wednesday April 24 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. 9 a.m. to 12 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. LEGISLATIVE RECEPTION – at the Rhode Island State House, 82 Smith St., Providence, put on by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. The cost is $20 per person and complimentary valet parking will be available. To register, visit http://tinyurl. com/y5zv2djp. 4:30 p.m. Thursday April 25 PROVIDENCE MOVEMENT FESTIVAL – a three-day event bringing together over two dozen dance artists and companies from Rhode Island, New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts to celebrate the rich- ness of dance and share their work with Providence audiences. The PMF will run through Saturday. Visit https://as220. org/?s=movement+festival . "THE BOOK OF MORMON" – runs through April 28 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. For tickets and information, call 401-421-2787 or visit www.ppacri.org. CAREGIVER'S JOURNEY – A Conference for Alzheimer's Caregivers and Healthcare Professionals, hosted by the Rhode Island Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Ave., Warwick. This is an all-day, free conference for caregivers. Visit www.alz.org/ri to regis- ter online or to view a brochure, or call the chapter office at 1-800-272-3900. 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. 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. Pawtucket School Day. 12:05 p.m. 100 YEARS OF GIRL SCOUT HISTORY – program at the Anderson Scout House, 15th 4th St., Attleboro presented by the Attleboro Historic Preservation Society. Learn about the history of Girl Scouts nationwide and in Attleboro specifically, including the history of the Anderson House and how it came to be "The Girl Scout House." This event is free and open to the public. 6:45 p.m. Friday April 26 THE NEWPORT CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL – returns for its 8th year. Friday, 8-10 p.m., and Saturday, noon-3 p.m. and 4-7 p.m. Friday tickets are $40, and Saturday tickets are $50. Tickets include admission, unlimited beer samples, live music and a souvenir glass. This rain or shine event is strictly a 21+, tickets are non-refundable. Visit www. NewportCraftBeer.com. "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. RUMMAGE SALE – at The First Baptist Church, 75 Park St., North Attleboro, will hold a Rummage Sale, clothing, indoors and on Saturday, April 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On sale are hundred year old table, some chairs, twin bed and other household items. A $5 bag sale on selected items will also take place on Saturday. For questions and assistance, call the church office at 508-699- 2434. 10 a.m. PASTA AND MEATBALL SUPPER – held to benefit the Falls Firebarn Museum at the North Attleborough Elks Club, 52 Bulfinch St., North Attleboro. Menu pasta, meatballs, bread, salad, dessert and beverage for $10 for adults and $3 for children under 10. Although tickets will be available at the door, advance reservations are highly recommend- ed. For advance reservations contact Sandra Burns at 508 695-7160, or email fallsfire- barnmuseum@yahoo.com. 6 p.m. THE PROVIDENCE BOOK FESTIVAL – fea- tures more than 75 award-winning fiction, nonfiction, children/young adult authors and poets, at the Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel, RISD Museum of Art, the Statehouse, Brown University's John Hay Library, AS220 and the Providence Athenaeum. An opening gala starts at 6 p.m., at the Renaissance Hotel. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance at www.provi- dencebookfestival.org. The event continues Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. "NIGHT OF THE LIVING GUITARS" – Providence Schools presents the 15th annual celebration of the classical guitar, featuring players from elementary school through adult, with special guest Eric Christensen, at Nathan Bishop Middle School, 101 Sessions St., Providence. Free admission. Visit www. lfmusic.org/notlg . 6:30 p.m. SHEA HIGH SCHOOL 10TH ANNUAL FASHION SHOW – at the high school, 485 East Ave. in Pawtucket. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for gen- eral admission and $10 for reserved seating. 7 p.m. "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. GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP – along with The Grass Roots will perform at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, on Friday, April 26. For tickets and information, call the box office at 401- 762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre.com. 8 p.m. COMMANDER CODY BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday April 27 LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT WEEKEND – at Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield. Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Experience a Civil War Encampment by D Battery 130th Battalion on Saturday and Sunday. Joining them on Sunday will be the United Training Artillery with a Revolutionary War Encampment. Visit www.smithapplebyhouse.org for more information. REVIVAL DAY – presented by Mixed Magic Theatre's Exult Choir at the theater, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket, at 2 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available online at mmtri.org . THE BAY'S EARTH DAY BIRTHDAY PARTY – A free family-friendly, 50th anniversary kick-off event held at our Exploration Center & Aquarium on Easton's Beach in Newport. Start the day by joining us on our Easton's Beach cleanup, 10 a.m.-noon. Then, join the birthday fun from noon - 4 p.m. In and around the Easton's Beach Rotunda. Visit www.savebay.org . FOUR CORNER COMMUNITY CHAPEL – 200 Angel Road, will have a free electronics recycling drop-off and fundraising event. The collection company Indie Cycle, LLC, has a zero landfill policy and does not remarket any hard drives or data storage devices. All electronic materials are transported to a local, R2 certified recycler for processing. For more information, visit www.indiecycle.com or email indiecycle@gmail.com. Four Corners Community Chapel can be reached at 401- 333-6171. 9 a.m. 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. 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. ONE-DAY SPIRITUAL RETREAT – FOR GRIEVING PARENTS AT ST. JOHN VIANNEY CHURCH, 3609 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. To register, visit www. emfgp.org or contact Denise Carlucci, Mother of Nicholas, at 401-480-3330, or dlgcar7@ gmail.com. Pre-registration by Saturday, April 20 is required. 9:30 a.m. 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, and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. APRIL IN PARIS WITH POULENC – with Judith Lynn Stillman and friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra at R.I. Philharmonic's Carter Center for Music Performance & Education, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students 18 and under or with a college ID, $10 for R.I. Philharmonic Music School students and family members. Tickets can be purchased online at tickets. riphil.org . 8 p.m. FIDDLER KEVIN BURKE – performs at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $18 in advance, and $20 on the day of the show. For reserva- tions, call 401-725-9272. 8 p.m. got a news tip? The Valley Breeze distributes almost 8,500 papers in Pawtucket every Wednesday. See CALENDAR, Page 21 In your time of need, The Valley Breeze will print your loved one's full obituary for a small charge. The paper also places the obituary on our web site, valleybreeze.com, as soon as it is provided to us by your family's funeral director. Notification to friends and neighbors is also made weekdays on WOON-AM radio announcements. Should you desire our services, kindly inform your funeral director. The full charge is $90, or $125 for lengthy obituaries, in the edition of your choice. You may place the obituary in any of our other editions for $50 each. Thank you. OBITUARIES Keefe Funeral Home and Cremation Services Available 24 hours/7 Days/Emergency Rental Caskets Available Pre-Arrangement Plans & Guidance Complete Funeral Arranging Wheelchair Accessible Availability to accommodate large services with small service attention Five Higginson Avenue Lincoln, RI 02865 www.thekeefefuneralhome.com 401-725-4253 5th Anniversary MILTON R. FARLEY April 16, 2014 – April 16, 2019 To my Dad and to Grandpa ~ We miss you and love you. Son, Steven and his wife, Dolores and grandchildren, Michael - Shannon Noah and Matthew

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