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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 05-08-2019

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PAWTUCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | MAY 8-14, 2019 ENTERTAINMENT / OBITUARIES / HEALTH 21 5), North Smithfield, 8-10 a.m. hosted by Audubon Society of Rhode Island. Jeff Hall leads the walk. Novice birders wel- come. Walks are geared for teen to adult. Register at overview.html . 8 a.m. FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE 41ST SEASON GALA – at the Skyline at Waterplace, 1 Finance Way, Providence. The event features complimentary valet parking included for all guests, three course dinner with wine included, live and silent auctions and more. Register at or call 401- 353-1129. 6 p.m. ZUMBA CLASSES – offered Mondays at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. $5 per class; pay as you go. Instructor April Hilliker teaches from a raised stage so students can easily follow her moves. Visit . 6:30 p.m. LINSEY WOOLSEY QUILT GUILD MEETING – at the First Baptist Church, 118 South Main St., Attleboro, Mass. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. The speaker will be Tina Craig of Seaside Stitches. Quilters are welcomed to bring a friend or make new ones. Refreshments will be served. Contact linseywoolseyquilt- 7 p.m. SWINGING SQUARES WORKSHOP CLASS – mainstream and plus levels. Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave., Cranston. $6 per person admission. Bob Butler caller. Information at or call Daphne at 401-728-9029. 7 p.m. Tuesday May 14 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. 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. Over $1,500 in cash prizes. Admission is $10 and specials are $1 each. Call 401-231- 0742. Wednesday May 15 FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS – Audubon offers free bird walks with naturalist Laura Carberry. Each week a new birding destination will be chosen. Visit 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 audiences and are free and open to the public. Bring a friend and a snack. Call 401-353-5600. 11 a.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 16 PAWTUCKET ARTS COLLABORATIVE SPRING MEMBER EXHIBITION – A col- lection of art in all genres and mediums from the members of the Pawtucket Arts Collaborative. Free and open to the public Thursdays through June 20 and Fridays through June 14, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. through June 16. Contact Lin at membershippac@ 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. From preceding page Study offers prenatal exercise program ATTLEBORO, Mass. - The Wellness Exercise Program at Sturdy Memorial Hospital is now offering a prenatal exercise program for expect- ant mothers. This 16-session program includes resistance and aerobic train- ing, pelvic floor strengthening exer- cises, and education about prenatal health and wellness. The physiologists are medically trained and will moni tor you during your workouts to help you stay healthy and active during your pregnancy. For niore infortna tion or to register, call 508-236-7390. Radiothon raises funds for Hasbro Children's Hospital PROVIDENCE - Hasbro Children's Hospital Radiothon was broadcast live from the hospital on April 4. Across 15 hours, Hasbro Children's patients and families took to the airwaves to share their stories of healing, helping to raise $428,190. The funds will support patient care, lifesaving programs, and research. A partnership between Cumulus Providence radio stations 92 PRO FM, Lite Rock 105, News Talk 630 & 99. 7 WPRO, and Hot 106, and Hasbro Children's, the Radiothon began at 6 a.m. and ran until 9 p.m. Since its inception, the Radiothon has raised more than $8.4 million for Hasbro Children's Hospital. Florence A. Kazarian, 83, of Cumberland, passed away May 2. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late William and Stella (Sroka) Malkowski. Florence had a suc- cessful career as a radiologist, retiring in 1999. She loved her family, travel- ing, and going to restaurants . She is survived by her son, Alan Kazarian, of West Yarmouth, Mass.; grandsons Tyler and Justin Morris of Cumberland; and great-grandson Killian Morris. She was the mother of the late Sharon Morris and sister of the late William F. Malkowski. Her funeral and burial were private. Arrangements by the O'Neill Funeral Home, Cumberland. For online condolences, visit www . . Florence A. Kazarian KAZARIAN City announces summer camp program PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Division will be conducting a summer camp pro- gram for Pawtucket residents only to be held at Slater Memorial Park, starting Monday,July 1 through Friday, Aug. 9, for children 6 through 13. The summer camp program will be conducting two three-week ses- sions this summer from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The first session will take place from Monday,July 1 through Friday,July 19. The second ses- sion will begin on Monday,July 22 and continue through Friday, Aug. 9. There will be a cost of $20 per child, per session. Registrations will be accepted for one or both ses sions, though parents/ guardians are urged to register accordingly if a child is unable to attend a complete session in lieu of family vacations or events. Parents/ guardians should thor- oughly review the Slater Park Summer Camp packet prior to registering their child. This packet is available through the Parks & Recreation Division tab located on the city of Pawtucket's website, . The packet is also be available at the Slater Park Office lobby, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This packet includes registration require- ments, instructions to register online and additional details about the camp program. The ability to register online will begin May 13 at 5 a.m., through the city of Pawtucket's website. On Saturday,June 1, registrations will be accepted in person for those who are unable to register online. These registrations, along with the required documentation and payment will be collected at the Slater Park Pavilion, from 10 a.m. until noon. After June 1, they will be accepted at the Slater Park Office as space allows on a first-come, first-registered basis. Starting today, May 1, applications will also be available to Pawtucket residents 16 years of age or older for limited summer camp counselor and Veteran's Park pool attendant oppor- tunities. These employment applica- tions are available at the Slater Park Office, 825 Armistice Blvd., during operational hours. All openings will be filled on Friday, May 24, through a lottery drawing process. If selected, applicants will be contacted with instructions for completing additional paperwork. Applicants 18 years of age or older who are selected will also require a BCI check that will be facilitated through the city of Pawtucket. Updated information or camp details can be found through the Pawtucket Parks & Recreation and Slater Park Camp Facebook pages or by calling the Slater Park Office at 401-728-0500, ext. 251, during operational hours. Hearthside's 'Downton Abbey' Tea is Saturday LINCOLN – Hearthside Museum, 677 Great Road, will host an Afternoon Tea -Downton Style on Saturday, May 11. Seatings are avail- able at 12:30 or 3:30 p.m. Costumed docents, both portray ing upstairs family and downstairs staff, stand ready, all decked out in their Edwardian attire, to welcome guests to Hearthside's "Downton Abbey," with elegantly tables set with china, linen, lace, fresh flowers, tea sand- wiches and sweets, and freshly brewed tea. The program features a fashion review covering the period of the show, 1912-1925, trivia games, raf fles, and more. Tickets are $35 and must be pur- chased in advance. Email; or call 401-726-0597. For more infor- mation, visit www.hearthsidehouse. org. Annual Bow Ties for Boys event set for Saturday PROVIDENCE - Stages of Freedom will present the 6th annual Bow Ties for Boys event on Saturday, May 11, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., at The University Club, 219 Benefit St. 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. Male mentors assist them in shaking hands, introducing themselves, and tying a bow tie. Each boy leaves with his very own bow tie. Registration is free. Sponsor a boy for $25. For more information, visit for-boys . 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,, 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 answers

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