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The North Providence Breeze 05-22-2019

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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | MAY 22-28, 2019 CALENDAR 7 live music at Chase Farm, 669 Great Road. Admission is free. 11 a.m. MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY – at Pawtucket's Memorial Park at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Exchange Street, at 11 a.m., hosted by the Pawtucket Veterans Council, Mayor Donald Grebien and other city officials. 11 a.m. MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE – orga- nized by the Cumberland Veteran's Council, will take place at 11 a.m. at the Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road in Cumberland. In the event of rain, the ceremony takes place at American Legion Post 14 on Broad Street in the upstairs hall. 11 a.m. MEMORIAL DAY COOKOUT FOR VETERANS – will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Elk's Lodge #850, 380 Social Street, Woonsocket. All Veterans eat free. Hot dogs, hamburgers, salad, chips, water, soda, beer will be available to purchase, and dessert and watermelon will be provided for all. Entertainment will be provided by Jeff Gamache. Contact Anna Deschamps at 401- 636-7261. 11:30 a.m. NORTH PROVIDENCE'S MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – begins at 1 p.m. at North Providence High School's front lot. Marchers will end at Governor John A. Notte, Jr. Park for a celebration and wreath laying cer- emony. 1 p.m. Tuesday May 28 "WAITRESS" – presented at The Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. presents "Waitress," May 28 through June 2. For tickets and information, call 401-421-2787 or visit www.ppacri.org . (All day) 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. ADVERTISING TRENDS – seminar held by The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402, Lincoln. Attend to get some old and new ways to get your business in front of prospects. Registration is required. To regis- ter visit https://tinyurl.com/y2bjbolp. 10 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. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.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. 6 p.m. Wednesday May 29 FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS – Audubon offers free bird walks with naturalist Laura Carberry. Each week a new birding destination will be chosen. Visit www.asri.org 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 audi- ences and are free and open to the public. Bring a friend and a snack. Call 401-353- 5600. 11 a.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 pm at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. 1 p.m. VENICE: LIGHT, COLOR AND THE SEA – is the next Italian Art series coming to the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Michelle Roberts, local art histo- rian, will lead the tour. For Information visit www.cumberlandlibrary.org or 401-333- 2552, ext. 2. 6:30 p.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. "LOVE AND OTHER FABLES" – A musical comedy presented at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, May 29 - June 16. For tickets, www.theatrebythesea. com . 8 p.m. Thursday May 30 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@ gmail.com. 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. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. NONDENOMINATIONAL BIBLE TALK – at North Scituate Library, 606 West Greenville Road. Free to all. 2 p.m. to 3 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:// mancinicenter.com . 5:30 p.m. 17TH ANNUAL AUCTION FOR THE ARTS GALA – A Stadium Theatre fundraiser at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Silent auction at 6 p.m., live auction at 7:30 p.m. Admission $15 each. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre. com . 6 p.m. FOOD AND WINE TASTING SOIREE – on the Garden Grounds of The State Ballet of Rhode Island, 52 Sherman Ave., Lincoln. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per cou- ple. A limited amount of tickets will be avail- able at the door. To RSVP, call 401-334-2560 or visit www.stateballet.com . Sample wines and beers, silent auction, cooking demonstra- tion, food samplings and entertainment. 6 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. 6:30 p.m. ARTISTS CIRCLE FOR ADULTS – held every Thursday at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., 7:15 p.m. A non-instructional gathering. Bring your own supplies or a project you are working on and meet with fellow artists and get inspired. Call the library at 401-769-9044 for more information. 7:15 p.m. Friday May 31 "WAITRESS" – presented at The Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. presents "Waitress," May 28 through June 2. For tickets and information, call 401-421-2787 or visit www.ppacri.org . (All day) LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR INDOOR YARD SALE – on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jeanne Jugan Residence. Furniture, housewares, jewelry, books, craft supplies and more. All proceeds will benefit the Little Sisters. For more information, please call 401-723-4314. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 964 Main St., Pawtucket. 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. FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS – every Friday through Sept. 27, at Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park, Providence. Experience the array of foods and sweets from a variety of vendors, take a ride on the historic carousel, ride the Carousel Express train and enjoy pony rides, weather permitting. Free admis- sion. Starts at 5 p.m. visit www.rwpzoo.org . 5 p.m. "LOVE AND OTHER FABLES" – A musical comedy presented at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield, May 29 - June 16. For tickets, www.theatrebythesea. com . 8 p.m. Saturday June 1 BIRDING THE BLACKSTONE – Celebrate National Trails Day exploring the trails at Chase Farm, 667 Great Road, Lincoln, while looking for migrating birds. Sponsored by Blackstone Heritage Corridor, 8 a.m. Register at BlackstoneBirdsMA@gmail.com . Walk lasts about two hours. In case of inclement weather, walk will be held the following day. 8 a.m. CITIZENS BANK FREE FAMILY FUN DAY – at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Join us for crafts, nature sto- ries, animal discoveries, hikes and more. No registration required. Visit www.asri.org . 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 9TH ANNUAL MAKE TRACKS FOR KIDS 5K – hosted by Connecting for Children and Families at Bryant University. Funds raised will benefit CCF's work in the community. Registration is $30 in advance, $35 day-of. Registration for the 1K Fun Run for kids 12 and younger is $10. Register at www. maketracksforkids.ccfcenter.org. 9 a.m. 1150 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR INDOOR YARD SALE – on Friday, May 31, and Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jeanne Jugan Residence. Furniture, housewares, jewelry, books, craft supplies and more. All proceeds will benefit the Little Sisters. Call 401-723-4314. From preceding page Do you know someone celebrating a June Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for JUNE will be printed on May 30, 2019. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, May 24, 2019. Send in the name of someone with his or her June birth date and $2 per edition and we'll include them in the club. The check should be made payable to The Valley Breeze for use in the Breeze charities fund. Mail to: The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865. Thank you! Greetings should be 10 words or less. 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