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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 05-08-2019

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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20 CALENDAR MAY 8-14, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Thursday May 9 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. SPRING BLOOMS WALKING TOUR – at Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. The walking tour is free and open to the public. Reservations are request- ed. Meet in front of the office building near the main gate entrance for the tour. The rain date is Friday, May 10, at 2 p.m. Light refreshments will be served in the Gray Coale Hall following the walk. Call Anita at 401- 272-1314 or email anitav@swanpoint1846. com . 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PAC 2019 MEMBERS ONLY SUMMER GALLERY SHOW – The event will showcase works from a variety of PAC members: old and new, at PAC, 560 Mineral Spring Ave. Cash prizes will be given away for viewers choice awards. Prizes and viewer's choice awards will be announced at 6:45 p.m. Visit www.pawtucketartscollaborative.org . 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ERIC MINTEL QUARTET TRIBUTE TO DAVE BRUBECK – at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Friday May 10 "JERSEY BOYS" – runs May 10-12 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Call 401-421- ARTS or visit www.ppacri.org . "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 . "SWAN LAKE" – presented by Festival Ballet at The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at thevetsri.com or 401-421-2787. PARTY FOR THE PEREGRINES – hosted by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence. This festive celebration of Rhode Island raptors will begin at 7:30 p.m. An advance VIP Reception at 6:30 p.m. will feature a special presentation with a live peregrine falcon, bald eagle and golden eagle. Tickets are $85 per person, and VIP Reception tickets are $150 per person. Purchase tickets online at www.asri.org. 7:30 p.m. "GREASE" – comes to the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, for three performances: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, at 2 p.m. Admission is $21, $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . "ALL SHOOK UP" – This new musical com- edy is based on the book by Joe DiPietro presented by The Community Players, 350 Division St., Pawtucket. Visit http://www. thecommunityplayers.net . May 10-19. 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. SLAM ALLEN – will perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $18 in advance and $23 at the door. Call 401-765- 1900 or visit www.chanseg- grollsandjazz. com . 8 p.m. Saturday May 11 DOWNTON ABBEY AFTERNOON TEA – at Hearthside House, 677 Great Road, Lincoln, with seatings at 12:30 and 3 p.m. For tickets, visit www.hearthsidehouse.org or call 401- 726-0597. A YARD AND FLOWER SALE – will be held at Slatersville Congregational Church, 26 Green St., North Smithfield, rain or shine. There will be a selection of plants, flowers, and hanging baskets for Mother's Day as well as yard sale treasures. Call 401-769-2773. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. BIRDING ON THE BLACKSTONE – Bird Walk at River Bend Farm, 8-10 a.m., 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. 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. 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. BOW TIES FOR BOYS – presented by Stages of Freedom at The University Club, 219 Benefit St., Providence. This annual free program provides young boys of color an opportunity to learn important skills that will enable them to accomplish their goals and be successful in life. Each boy leaves with his very own bow tie. Registration is free. Sponsor a boy for $25. For more information, visit www.stagesoffreedom.org/bowties-for- boys . 10 a.m. to 11:30 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. WOODLANDS AND WATERWAYS WALK – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. This walk will take you along the banks of the Blackstone Canal and through areas of field and woodland. Learn about how the canal and agriculture shaped the landscape to what it is today. About 2 miles. Call 508- 278-7604 for more information. 10 a.m. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY – meets at Rocky Hill Grange, 1340 South County Trail, Route 2, East Greenwich. The speaker will be Helen Hersh, owner of Mount Prospect Orchids, who will be share culture tips, including which orchids are best suited to windowsill growers. She will also have orchids for sale. 1 p.m. GOAT HILL LOOP HIKE – Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Enjoy the spring time weather during this, 3-mile round trip, hike that loops up Goat Hill and back. Call the park at 508-278-7604 or email blackstone. heritage@mass.gov for inclement weather and trail updates. 1 p.m. DAVE KANE'S "JOKES MY IRISH FATHER TOLD ME" – presented by Christ Church, 1643 Lonsdale Ave, Lincoln. Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. and tickets are $12. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets can be purshased by calling the Church Office at 401-725-1920. 2 p.m. SPRING TEA CELEBRATING MOMS – at Proctor Mansion Inn, 36 Common St., Wrentham, Mass., 2-4 p.m. Reservations & payment in advance required. Cost is $40 per guest, all inclusive. Call 508-259- 5160 or email events@proctor- mansioninn.com. WATCH A BLACKSMITH AT WORK – The traditions of turn-of-the-century blacksmithing can be experienced with a trip to the Hannaway Blacksmith Shop on 671 Great Road, Lincoln. Step inside this historic shop and watch the blacksmith at work as he fires up the forge to heat the metal and then craft his hand- forged piece with hammer and anvil. Stop in anytime between 8 a.m.- noon. For more information, www.hearthsidehouse.org, or call 401-726-0597. Also on May 19, 25 and June 2, 8, 9, 16, 22, 23, 30. 6:15 p.m. MICHAEL DIMUCCI – presents a Mother's Day weekend concert at Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol. The program features beautiful songs from Broadway, pop, and standards. Tickets are $20 for non- members, $15 for Linden Place members and $10 for Colt Circle members. Reservations are recommended. To reserve tickets, please call 401-053-0390 or visit www.lindenplace. org . 7:30 p.m. ORDINARY ELEPHANT – performs at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse in the First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. Beverages and desserts will be available. Call 508-528-2541 or visit www.circlefolk.org/ to purchase tick- ets or for more information. 8 p.m. MAMIE PARRIS – will perform at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass., accompanied by Broadway composer Barbara Anselmi. Tickets can be purchased at www.theblackboxonline.com by calling 508-528-3370, or at the door. 8 p.m. IRISH FIDDLER HALEY RICHARDSON AND GUITARIST QUINN BACHAND – perform at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad, St., Cumberland. Admission is $16 in advance, $18 on the day of the show. For res- ervations, call 401-725-9272. 8 p.m. "WHITESNAKE: THE FLESH & BLOOD WORLD TOUR" – at Twin River in Lincoln. Tickets start at $35. Purchase at Twin River's Box Office,100 Twin River Road, or online at www.twinriver.com . 8 p.m. LOVE DOGS – perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday May 12 HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! MOTHER'S DAY PLANT SALE – at Revive the Roots, 374 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. Activities will include meeting sheep, bird- house building and cobb oven baking. Moms receive a free raffle ticket. Visit www. revivetheroots.org for more information. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. MOTHER'S DAY GARDEN TEA – at Mapleville Farm, 544 Victory Highway, Burrillville, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Enjoy a luncheon of fresh food all made at the farm. Purchase tickets online at www.mapleville- farm.com under the "Events" page. MUSIC AT THE FARM CONCERT – Colombian tenor David Rivera Bozon and pianist Leona Cheung will serenade with "My Favorite Arias" and more at Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag. Homemade desserts and items will be available 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. 2 p.m. WATCH A BLACKSMITH AT WORK – The traditions of turn-of-the-century blacksmith- ing can be experienced with a trip to the Hannaway Blacksmith Shop on 671 Great Road, Lincoln. Step inside this historic shop and watch the blacksmith at work as he fires up the forge to heat the metal and then craft his hand-forged piece with hammer and anvil. Stop in anytime between 8 a.m.- noon. For more information, www.hearthsidehouse. org, or call 401-726-0597. Also on May 19, 25 and June 2, 8, 9, 16, 22, 23, 30. 6:15 p.m. Monday May 13 FREE MAY BIRDING WALKS – at Fort Nature Refuge, 1443 Providence Pike (Route Continues on next page Are you a Church, Scout group, spos team or School hosting a Pancake Breakfast, Cra Fair, Pasta Dinner or any other type of fund-raiser this season? You can buy an ad of this size for only $40! The ad will be in more than 8,000 papers. Deadline: Fridays at 3 p.m. Call 401-334-9555. Dial 0 for details. Prepayment is required. Adve•ise your Volunteer Organization's Fund-raiser on Calendar Pages Please Join St. Barbara Philoptochos For a Fun-filled family evening! FRIDAY, JUNE 7 at the Assumption Greek Church Community Center 97 Walcott St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 Doors open at 5 P. M. Bingo starts at 6 P. M. Bring your friends and relatives Please call to reserve your space: Pat Panichas 401-723-0515 Vikki Kizirian 401-369-0349 (OR TEXT) Please leave a message if no answer with name, contact information and number attending Seating is limited FREE ADMISSION $1.00 for bingo cards per game with 3 chances to win GREAT PRIZES RAFFLES Gyros, hot dogs, hamburgers, veggie pizza, beverages and more available for purchase

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