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The North Providence Breeze 05-15-2019

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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©2019 BREEZE PUBLICATIONS INC. Living THE VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER MAY 15-21, 2019 Calendar 7 Entertainment 3 Parenting 3 Recipe 4 Classifi eds 9 QUICK INDEX @ Call of the wild Roger Williams Park hosts Endangered Species Day PROVIDENCE – Approximately one million species are threatened with extinction, according to a UN report released last week, and offi- cials at Roger Williams Park Zoo say they hope to spread awareness about the issue as they host a day of art and education about endangered species on Saturday, May 18. The event, called Endangered Species Day: Art and Animals, takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave. in Providence. "The message that we want to get By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer WOONSOCKET – Eleven months ago, Jay Leclair sat across from me at a coffee shop on Mineral Spring Avenue and asked if I'd be inter- Beacon's special production of 'Seussical' highlights identity, family By FRANK O'DONNELL Valley Breeze Entertainment Writer ested in co-directing a production of "Seussical: The Musical" at Beacon Charter High School in Woonsocket the following May. I didn't have to think too long or too hard. "Seussical" is a special show for me. I've performed in it twice, the first time with my three children. So I happily said yes, and looked forward to our first produc- tion meeting in February. The show rolls many of Dr. Seuss' books into an immersive musical theater experience. The Cat in the Hat serves as emcee and chief insti- gator in a story featuring Horton the Elephant, the Grinch, Yertle the Turtle, the Whos and more. For Leclair, the show blends in perfectly with Beacon's season focus on identity and family. "The messages in Seuss' works See BEACON, Page 6 out is that we all have a role in this," Tim French, deputy director of ani- mal programs at the zoo, told The Valley Breeze. "Whether you're out working to save endangered species in the field or just in the day-to-day choices you make … The more we can make responsible and consider- ate choices, the better it will be for everybody." According to the UN report, many of the endangered animal and plant species could be extinct within CHEETAHS are one endangered spe- cies visitors can see during the Roger Williams Park Zoo's Endangered Species Day: Art and Animals on Saturday, May 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. See ENDANGERED, Page 6 Are you looking Are you looking for a for a Check out the back Check out the back of our of our Classified section where Classified section where you'll find our advertisers' you'll find our advertisers' most current job offerings! most current job offerings! Family Owned Since 1926 LIC. #RIMP882 Are you thinking about replacing your boiler? Before you sign on their dotted line, give us a call for a free estimate. We can beat or match any of our competitor's prices! $100 Off Any New Boiler or Tankless Water Heater • One Day Gas & Oil Burner Replacements • Same Day Gas & Electric Water Heater Replacements • Boiler Repairs & Maintenance • HVAC Service & Replacements • All Work Guaranteed Call NOW To Schedule Your Yearly Gas Boiler & Furnace Maintenance 401-439-5227 (cell) Email me Let Andre "D"Agent be your Agent Together, we'll get home Make the RIGHT MOVE Buying OR Selling "Andy was the best agent we ever had!" Rob & Christina S. "I can't say enough kind things about ANDY." Jennifer C. "Andy was always in contact with us, ensuring we didn't miss a thing." Philip & Rebecca J.

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