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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 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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8 PAWTUCKET MAY 22-28, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Commemorate Memorial Day in Pawtucket, North Providence To honor members of the U.S. Armed Forces who died while in service and to remember the ultimate sacrifices they made for their country, cities and towns across the Blackstone Valley will host parades and ceremonies on Monday, May 27, and the weekend prior. While some observances are preceded by 5K road races, others are followed by celebrations fea- turing live music, food, and fireworks. Here's a roundup of local Memorial Day events and what to expect in each community. Pawtucket remembers local veterans Honoring the 151st anniversary of Memorial Day, the Pawtucket Veterans Council, Mayor Donald Grebien and other city officials will host a ceremony on May 27 at 11 a.m. to remember Pawtucket residents who died while in the Armed Services. The event, at Pawtucket's Memorial Park at the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Exchange Street, is family-friendly and open to the public. For more information, contact John Gallo, presi- dent of Pawtucket Veterans Council, at 401-573- 7057. NP introduces Ahlborg Memorial Day 5K before parade North Providence's 12th annual Memorial Day Parade on May 27 begins at 1 p.m. at North Providence High School's front lot. Marchers will head east on Mineral Spring Avenue and turn north onto Douglas Avenue, ending at Governor John A. Notte, Jr. Park for a celebration and wreath laying ceremony. Preceding the parade is the inaugural Ahlborg Memorial Day 5K at noon, which starts at RE/MAX Preferred offices, 1417 Douglas Ave. A Kids Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. For full race info, visit . Our sod strips are larger, better quality and less expensive than big box stores. Shop & Compare! Call ahead for large areas. 225 Douglas Pike, Smithfield, RI 401-345-3452 expensive than big box stores. Privacy Screens FRESH SOD EVERYDAY Acres of Flowering Trees, Shrubs & Perennials Aborvitae Spruce, Pine Fir & More Smith's Nursery Smith's Nursery 470 Central Avenue | Pawtucket, RI 02861 | Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tel. 401-725-6096 Fax 401-725-6135 HURRY! Sale Ends May 28th! Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-4:30p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 401-431-2190 ext. 8 141 Narragansett Park Dr., East Providence, RI 02916 (behind Patriot Cinema) Whether for your Memorial Day Barbecue or a Graduation Party, we have great products and low prices. Open to the public TFS Marketplace Hamburgers, Hot Dogs Saugys, Frozen Shrimp Spare Ribs, Blount Soups, Chicken Wings, Plates, Cups, Table Covers THANK YOU Reduced Prices Drive-In No Wait Propane Tanks & Supplies Propane Filling Station We fill Blue Rhino Tanks 621-8129 English & Spanish 904 Manton Ave., Providence (in front of Stop & Shop) 7 DAYS A WEEK • 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. All Credit/Debit Cards Accepted

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