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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 05-23-2019

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 LIVING EDITION | MAY 23-29, 2019 CALENDAR 9 THE NORTH SMITHFIELD MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – will step off from Slatersville Plaza at 10:30 a.m. Immediately follow- ing the parade will be the North Smithfield Heritage Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Heritage Hall, Kendall Dean School, and the Church Common in Slatersville. 10:30 a.m. MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE – hosted by the City of Woonsocket and the United Veterans Council at United Veterans Council Park on Davison Street. 10:30 a.m. Davison Street, Woonsocket. MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE – Veterans' Memorial, Deerfield Park, Smithfield. Hosted by American Legion Balfour-Cole Post 64, Smithfield Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2929 and its Auxiliary. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m., with a parade of colors featuring the honor guards from the Smithfield Police Department and the Smithfield Fire Department. Donations of new socks and underwear are requested and will be distributed to homeless veterans around the state. 10:30 a.m. LINCOLN'S MEMORIAL DAY PARADE – , held rain or shine, starts at 11 a.m. and will kick off at Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Higginson Ave. Following the parade will be a celebra- tion with food trucks and 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. 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. 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. SENIOR HEALTH OPEN HOUSE – at the Woonsocket YMCA, 18 Federal St. Enjoy sample exercise classes, refreshments, blood pressure monitor, pool time and free fitness assessments. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 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. 10 a.m. 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. 1 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. New hours:. 5 p.m. to 7:30 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. MONTHLY MEETING – for the Lincoln Democratic Town Committee at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. 7 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. BILINGUAL FAMILY STORY CLASS – at the Pawtucket Library, 13 Summer St. Families and their children are invited to this is free program for children of all ages and their parents/caregivers. Listen to fun inter- active stories that help build vocabulary and improve language skills, hands-on crafts and traditional songs that encourage social inter- action and cultural awareness. Registration encouraged, but not required. Call 401-725- 3714, ext. 208 or email mcotto@pawtuck- etlibrary.org . 10:30 a.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. From preceding page 12:30 p.m. 11 a.m. 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. Name: .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Date of Birth: ............................................................................................................................................ Age: .............................................................................. From: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Contact Phone Number (for questions, not publication) ................................................................................................................................................. Edition (please check): Cumberland/Lincoln edition ($2) Pawtucket edition ($2) Observer edition ($2) North Smithfield/Blackstone/Woonsocket edition ($2) North Providence edition ($2) answers 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

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