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The Valley Breeze & Observer 04-25-2019

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 24-30, 2019 CALENDAR 7 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. On-site respite is available for individuals with Alzheimer's disease, with advanced registra- tion. 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. STATE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES – quarterly Retirees' Luncheon will be held at Sam's Inn, 2227 West Shore Road, Warwick. All retirees and friends are welcome. If interested, call Dolores Levasseur at 401-737-6454 for details. Noon. 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. TREE HUGGER EVENT – hosted by Keep Blackstone Valley Beautiful, designed as a cleanup meet-up. Cleanup: Farnum Pike, Smithfield. Meet-up: The Last Resort, 325 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, for a wine, beer or soda. These will be short after-work litter cleanups, followed by a meet-up at the host- ing business or restaurant for a complimen- tary beverage or light snack. This program is geared toward adult volunteers. Visit www. KeepBlackstoneValleyBeautiful.com . 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. WHAT HAVE THEY DONE (AND WHAT ARE THEY DOING) WITH OUR WATER – at Hope Library, 374 North Road, Scituate. Join filmmaker and professor Evan Villari, as he shares research for an upcoming docu- mentary film on the history of the Scituate Reservoir. Call the library at 401-821-7910 to register. 6:30 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. 6:30 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. 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. 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. providencebookfestival.org. The event contin- ues 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. "ADVENTURES IN STORY BOOK LAND" – presented by G. Cole Production at The Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Harrisville. Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. $15 for adults; $12 ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and under. Tickets available at the door, visit smarttix.com or call 401-568-9015. "THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE" – presented by Swamp Meadow Community Theatre at Captain Isaac Paine School, 160 Foster Center Road, Foster, on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.swampmeadow.org or call 888-493- 7110. "WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?" – presented by the Franklin Performing Arts Company at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. The performances will include talkbacks with the cast of four, including director Nick Paone. For tickets, visit www.theblackboxonline.com or call the box office at 508-528-3370. 7:30 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 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. 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 . SMITHFIELD EARTH DAY CLEANUP – Sign in at the concession pavilion at Deerfield Park, Smithfield. Sponsored by Smithfield's DPW and Conservation Commission. Supplies will be distributed and cleanup locations will be assigned. Email recycle@smithfieldri. com or call 401-233-1034, ext. 105. 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. GLOCESTER EARTH DAY CLEANUP – Locations: Town Pavilion, Transfer Station, Fogarty Elementary School, West Glocester Elementary School. Contact Pat Henry at 401-447-8624 or Judy Colaluca at 401-486- 8414. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. THE SATURDAY BRUNCH BUNCH TOASTMASTERS – club will hold its next meeting at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. The public is welcome. For more information, e-mail sbbtm31@gmail.com or call 508-293- 1488. 9:15 a.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. DEA NATIONAL TAKE BACK DAY – of prescription drugs at 100 Old River Road, Lincoln. Visit DEATakeBack.com for a collec- tion site near you. 10 a.m. See SATURDAY, Page 8 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: ............................................................................................................................................ Age: .............................................................................. From: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Contact Phone Number (for questions, not publication) ................................................................................................................................................. Edition (please check): Cumberland/Lincoln edition ($2) Pawtucket edition ($2) Observer edition ($2) North Smithfield/Blackstone/Woonsocket edition ($2) North Providence edition ($2) ACROSS 1. Tenor 5. Panthers' signal caller 8. Systems, doc- trines, theories 12. Rulers 14. Indonesian coastal town 15. Type of cuisine 16. Kids 18. Single Lens Reflex 19. Extra seed-cov- ering 20. Force out 21. Feline 22. __ & Stitch 23. Semantic rela- tions 26. A larval frog or toad 30. Sport for speed- sters 31. One who is learning 32. Request 33. Famed WWII conference 34. Relieved 39. English broad- caster 42. Car signal 44. Grass part 46. Trivially 47. Serve as a warning 49. Centers of activity 50. An electrically charged atom 51. Small swelling of cells 56. Irritates 57. "__ your i's, cross your t's" 58. Removed 59. "Death in the Family" author 60. When you hope to arrive 61. German district 62. Turner and Ken- nedy 63. Midway between south and south- east 64. Emerald Isle DOWN 1. Mathematical op- timization search method 2. Country along the Arabian peninsula 3. Pointed parts of pens 4. Lake __, one of the Great 5. Peruvian region 6. State capital of Georgia 7. Those killed for their beliefs 8. Typeface 9. Shrill cry 10. Sends via the Postal Service 11. Holds grain 13. Occurring at a fitting time 17. Vogue 24. Born of 25. Get the job done 26. Teletype (Com- puters) 27. Small southern constellation 28. Decaliters 29. Area near the concert stage 35. Social insect liv- ing in organized colonies 36. Winter activity 37. Snakelike fish 38. Not wet 40. In addition to 41. In league 42. Barrels per day (abbr.) 43. Monetary unit 44. Marked 45. Emerges 47. Shape by heating 48. Early Slavic society 49. Italian automaker 52. Racing legend Earnhardt 53. A type of name 54. __ Strauss, jeans maker 55. Famed garden Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 8.

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