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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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8 CALENDAR APRIL 24-30, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION FOSTER EARTH DAY CLEANUP EVENT – hosted by The Foster Conservation Commission. The group will meet at Town Hall, 181 Howard Hill Road, at 10 a.m., for instructions. This event will be held rain or shine. Visit www.townoffoster.com for more information. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. THE FOSTER DPW – will be open special hours from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. to accept mattresses (clean and dry,) tires for $5 each, and electronic waste. 181 Howard Hill Road, Foster. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – will host a free program on the history and development of American uniforms during the Revolutionary War. The guest speaker is Uxbridge Minuteman George Goulet who will display uniforms and artifacts with his presentation. To register, call 401-222-9025. 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. 1-2 p.m. POETRY READING AND RECEPTION – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Celebration of the library's poetry contest in honor of National Poetry Month. Call the library at 401-949-3630 for more information. 1 p.m. 24TH ANNUAL DONALD HARRIS SPAGHETTI SUPPER – presented by Scituate Post 19 at at North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road, Scituate. There will be two seatings, from 4:45 to 6:15 p.m., and from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Music will be provided by The Reggie Centracchio Quintet. Proceeds will support the Scituate Post 19 High School Scholarship Fund. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $5 for children younger than age 10. Call 401-647-5050 for tickets and reservations. Tickets will not be sold at the door. 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. CREEDENCE REVIVED – pays tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Songs include "Have You Ever Seen The Rain," "Proud Mary," and "Bad Moon Rising." Admission is $26, $31, $36. Tickets are avail- able at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. JOHN PRIMER & THE REAL DEAL BLUES BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday April 28 COMMUNITY YARD SALE AND CLOTHING DRIVE – at the North Providence High School parking lot, 1828 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. For more information, con- tact Sherri Bonaminio at NPHSCAPS@gmail. com. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. R.I. POST CARD CLUB – will hold a meet- ing and sale at the Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett St., North Providence. Post cards of all descriptions including town views and holiday greetings along with other historical books, photos and paper items will be avail- able for sale. The meeting and sale is open to the public and there is no admission charge. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. THE MAGIC OF LON CEREL – at The Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Harrisville, at 12:30 p.m. $15 for adults; $10 ages 6-12; free for ages 5 and under. Tickets available at the door, visit smarttix.com or call 401- 568-9015. OPEN HOUSE TOURS AT SMITH-APPLEBY HOUSE MUSEUM – 220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield, from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy a taste of assorted herbed breads, fruit breads, and a walk through the house. Visit https:// smithapplebyhouse.org . 1 p.m. SCITUATE LIONS BINGO FUNDRAISER – at the Scituate Senior Center, 1315 Chopmist Hill Road. Doors open at 1 p.m., games begin at 2 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the R.I. Lions Children's Cancer Fund. Cost is $20 per package of 10 games/nine cards each. Participants must be 18 or older. There will be cash prizes. Canned food donations for the Scituate Food Pantry are also requested. RHODE ISLAND MUSIC HALL OF FAME EXHIBIT UNVEILING – at the Hall of Fame museum space in Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St., Pawtucket, followed by the 2019 RIMHOF Induction Concert beginning at 3 p.m. at the Met, also located in Hope Artiste Village. The unveiling of exhibits is free; a ticket will be required for entrance to the 3 p.m. concert. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door and can be purchased at www.themetri.com . 2 p.m. SPRING TIME POLKA DANCE – The German American Cultural Society, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. Music will be provided by Dennis Polisky & the Maestro's Men. Tickets are $17 at the door. Table reservations are taken for 8-10 settings. Food will be avail- able at 1 p.m. Contact Mike Lebednik at 781-244-4784 or email mike_lebednik@ oxfordcorp.com. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. LIVE AT NORTH GATE: AMERICANA III – The 1950s and 1960s. Michael DiMucci, tenor, in concert, presents a program of nostalgic songs from the 1950's and 60s at the Blackstone Valley Historical Society, 1873 Old Louisquisett Pike, Lincoln. Tickets $20 at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/4105521 and will also be sold at the door. See www.bvhsri.org for more informa- tion or email bvhsri@gmail.com. 3 p.m. Monday April 29 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. SWINGING SQUARES WORKSHOP CLASS – mainstream and plus levels at Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave., Cranston. $6 per person admission. Bob Butler caller. Information at: swingingsquares.com or call Daphne at 401-728-9029. 7 p.m. to 9:30 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 30 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. 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. 6 p.m. KENNETH GLOSS – will give a talk at the East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St., Smithfield, about the value of old and rare books. The proprietor of The Brattle Book Shop in Boston, one of the country's oldest and largest antiquarian book shops, Gloss will also appraise books that people bring to the library. 6:30 p.m. NOURISHING YOUNG TALENT – Rhode Island Philharmonic Youth Symphony Orchestra joins Rhode Island College's Symphony Orchestra for a concert at RIC's Sapinsley Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors (62 and older) and non-RIC stu- dents; free for RIC faculty, staff and alumni, and are available through the RIC box office https://tinyurl.com/yc8ozsgh or call 401- 456-8144. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday May 1 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. MOVIE MATINEE WEDNESDAY – meets every Wednesday at the Union Free Public Library and Cultural Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. These newly released films are intended for adult audi- ences and are free and open to the public. Bring a friend and a snack. Call 401-353- 5600. 11 a.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. 1 p.m. FREE HEALTH AWARENESS PROGRAM – hosted by Tune In & Tune Up Rhode Island at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. The focus of the seminar will be on hearing health and hearing protection. Rounding out the evening will be a short acoustic set by members of the Rock'n Docs. Contact Russell Gusetti at 401-374-6899 or rgusetti@gmail.com. 7 p.m. to 8 p.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. 7 p.m. Thursday May 2 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. DAYSPRING CHRISTIAN ACADEMY – 1052 Newport Ave., will be holding an open house. This school offers a distinctly Christian atmosphere and curriculum. For more information, 508-761-5552, daysprin- gag.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. HOPEHEALTH DEMENTIA & ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP – at The Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. Advance registration is required. For more information or to sign up, contact 401-415-4664 or Info@HopeDementia.org. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday May 3 "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 . "I HATE HAMLET" – presented by Attleboro Community Theatre at the Ezekiel Bates Masonic Lodge, 71 North Main Street, Attleboro, Mass. Performance dates are May 3-5, 10-12, and 17-19. Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 p.m., and Sunday mat- inees are at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $20 or $18 online at https:// squareup.com/market/acttickets . 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 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.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Visit www.swampmeadow. org or call 888-493-7110. "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. Saturday April 27 From page 7 THE DINOSAUR QUEST with Dr. T-Rex brings pre-hysterical family fun to the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, on Saturday, May 4, at 2 p.m. Using his life–size dinosaur puppets and lots of audience participation, Dr. T-Rex shows children and adults why "it stinks to be extinct." Admission is $16 and $19. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by call- ing 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . answers

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