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The Valley Breeze & Observer 05-09-2019

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8 CALENDAR MAY 8-14, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER 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 decora- tions, craft supplies and books. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. 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 infor- mation. SPRING BLOOMS WALKING TOUR – at Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd., Providence. The walking tour is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested. 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. 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://man- cinicenter.com . 5:30 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. 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" – presented 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 matinees 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. 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. HOPE LIBRARY'S WOOD AND WINE –Hope Library invites you to a night of crafts and wine, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Trinity Episcopal Church, 249 Danielson Pike. There will be a appetizers and desserts, with two glasses of wine included in admission. Tickets available at Hope Library, 374 North Road, or from Pat Rodin at nursepr@cox.net or Chris DaRosa at chrisdarosa@cox.net. BMR PRESENTS "LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS" – in the Blackstone- Millville Regional High School audi- torium, 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 avail- able for purchase at the door. PARTY FOR THE PEREGRINES – hosted by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island at the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center in Providence. This festive celebra- tion 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 performanc- es: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, at 2 p.m. Admission is $21, $26, $31. Tickets are avail- able at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre. com . "ALL SHOOK UP" – This new musi- cal comedy 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 viscer- al 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 following morning. Binoculars are suggested but not essential. GENTIAN GARDEN CLUB SPRING PLANT SALE – at the North Scituate Community House, 546 West Greenville Road, rain or shine. Purchase flowers, annuals, shrubs and vegetables for your gar- den. Proceeds will benefit the club's civic beautification projects and scholarships for local high schools. 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 pro- gram provides young boys of color an opportunity to learn important skills that will enable them to accomplish their goals and be suc- cessful in life. Each boy leaves with his very own bow tie. Registration is free. Sponsor a boy for $25. For more information, visit www.stag- esoffreedom.org/bowties-for-boys . 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. PLANT SALE – sponsored by Glocester Heritage Society and URI Master Gardeners. Plant Sale with tours of the Historic Reuben Mason House and 18th Century Medicinal Garden, 1043 Putnam Pike, Glocester. Parking will be available at Acotes Field. 10 a.m. to 2 p.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. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also open for tours by appoint- ment. 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 agricul- ture 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 win- dowsill 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@proc- tormansioninn.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 "GREASE" comes to the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, for three performances: Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, May 12, at 2 p.m. Admission is $21, $26, $31. Tickets are avail- able at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401- 762-4545 and online at www.sta- diumtheatre.com . Continues on next page

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