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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 05-09-2019

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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10 CALENDAR MAY 9-15, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING 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. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753- 7000. 1 p.m. CHESS GAMES – at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, every Thursday, 1-4 p.m. All welcome. Call Vic Blank at 401-263-3888 for information. 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. FAMILY GAME NIGHT – at Woonsocket Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Features a fun vocabulary word game where kids can use letters to build new words, using all the letters of the alphabet. Parents are invited to play too. Suggested for grades 4 and up. Light snacks will be provided. To register, call 401-769-9044, ext. 2. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. GREYSTONE SCHOOL'S DRAMA CLUB – presents Disney's "Mulan Jr." Thursday and Friday, at North Providence High School, 1828 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $7. 6:30 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. "A DOG'S WAY HOME" – a movie based on on the book by W. Bruce Cameron at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. Registration not required. The film is rated PG and is 96 minutes long. 10 a.m. BMR PRESENTS "LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS" – in the Blackstone-Millville Regional High School auditorium, 175 Lincoln St., Blackstone. Friday at 7 p.m., and Saturday at 4 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and will be available for purchase at the door. NORTH SMITHFIELD HERITAGE ASSOCIATION – presents "The History of Whortleberry Hill" by Professor Mario DiNunzio of Providence College, at Heritage Hall, 101 Greene St., North Smithfield. Call Freya at 401-651-0188 or email nsha@ nsheritageassn.org . 7 p.m. 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.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday May 11 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. 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. here 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. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book donations are also accepted. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. SPRING FLEA MARKET – held by St. James Church, 33 Division St., Manville, in the Father Brouillette Center. There will be a little bit of everything and will be held rain or shine. No early birds. For more information, contact the Parish office at 401-766-1558. 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. 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. 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. 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. PET VACCINATION CLINIC – at the First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleborough (Oldtown Church), 675 Old Post Road, North Attleboro, for dogs and cats. Rhode Island residents and walk-ins are welcome. All cats must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes. Services are provided by Dr. Peter Granville DVM. Call / text 508-212-4774 or email clavette_6@ msn.com for information, fees and to make an appointment for vaccinations, heart-worm tests, or deworming. 11 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. MOTHER'S DAY CRAFT – at Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. Drop in between 2 and 4 p.m. Appropriate for children 3 and up with a caregiver. Call 401- 769-9044. 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@proctormansioninn.com. 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. Continues on next page Shop, meet local vendors, take a chance on our raffle items, and have a delicious snack or light lunch! Local vendors are selling candles, books, jewelry, plants, Mary Kay and Avon as well as handmade home items, art and more. Proceeds to support the Gardiner Youth Fund. The fund allows our youth to attend national denominational events. 12:30 p.m. 11 a.m. 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 $75! The ad will be in more than 31,000 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 SEEKING KOREA VETERANS Northern Rhode Island Chapter 258 is looking for new members for our active chapter. Meeting: 2nd Wednesday each month at 2 p.m. Meeting Place: Glocester Senior Center Speaker at most meetings, refreshments served. You may be entitled to the Ambassador for Peace Medal. Free hat to all new members! 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