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The North Providence Breeze 06-05-2019

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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | JUNE 5-11, 2019 CALENDAR 5 Thursday June 6 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. MORNING NATURE WALK – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Take a morning walk around the field paths and along the river, see what the park looks like as it wakes up. Leashed dogs welcome. About 1 mile. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508-278-7604 for more information. 9 a.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. CRUISE-IN AT PATRIOT PLACE – Cadillac will be the featured marque at the event being held at Gillette Stadium, Route 1, Foxboro, Mass. All Cadillacs and LaSalles, regardless of condition, are invited to park in a special reserved area. Club membership is not needed to participate. Visit NERCLC.com or call 201-819-0070. 4 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. INTRODUCTION TO HOMESCHOOLING – A workshop for parents interested in home- schooling covering the basics of homeschool- ing. This program is sponsored by ENRICHri. To RSVP or for more information contact the children's room at 401-769-9044, ext. 2. 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 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. AUTUMNFEST FUNDRAISER CONCERT – at Chan's Restaurant, 267 Main St. The James Montgomery Blues Band will headline a night of music. Tickets are $25 per person in advance and $30 per person the day of the show. Tickets can be purchased online at www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com or in person at Chan's. 8 p.m. Friday June 7 "MARISOL" – presented by Trinity Repertory Company, 201 Washington St., Providence. Runs through June 16. Tickets are on sale by phone at 401-351-4242, online at www.TrinityRep.com, or in person at the theater's box office. (All day) "THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO" – pre- sented by RISE June 7-16 at The RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Friday & Saturday performances 7:30 p.m.; Sunday performances at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 regular admission; $16 for seniors, students, military, law enforcement and fire- fighters. Tickets available at the door or in advance at www.ristage.org . (All day) NATURE STORY HOUR – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Join us on the lawn behind the River Bend Farm Visitor Center for a nature themed story time, followed by a short nature walk and a craft activ- ity. Meets rain or shine, during inclement weather program will move inside the Visitor Center. Appropriate for ages 3-6, siblings are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508-278-7604 for more infor- mation. 10:30 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. 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. SHS CABARET PERFORMANCE – The Smithfield High School Music Department will present a Cabaret performance, of Broadway song and dance in an intimate setting, with two shows at 6 and 8 p.m., in the SHS cafeteria, 90 Pleasant View Ave., Smithfield. Tickets are $10 per person, and will be available at the door or by email at kayoung@smithfield-ps.org. 6 p.m. SKYSCRAPERS INC. MEETS – at Seagrave Memorial Observatory, 47 Peep Toad Road, North Scituate. The topic of the meeting will be "Observing on top of the mountain: Kitt Peak." Ian Dell'Antonio, a professor of phys- ics at Brown University, will present. After his talk, the telescopes will be available for observing, if skies are clear. Contact Steve Hubbard at cstahhs@gmail.com for more information, or visit www.theskyscrapers. org. 7 p.m. EAST BAY CONTRA DANCE – at the Historic Warren Armory, 11 Jefferson St., Warren. Music with Karl Dennis on fiddle, David Hanssen on concertina and Cathy Clasper-Torch on piano. Admission: $10 gen- eral, $8 students. No experience necessary. Singles welcome. Visit www.elwood70.wix- site.com/eastbaycontra . 7:30 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 8 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. (All day) 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. FAMILY FUN DAY – at Embassy of Christ Church, 1964 Smith St., North Providence. Games, prizes, food, face painting, indoor and outdoor activities. The event is free and open to the general public. Call 401-433-8152. 10 a.m. to 2 p.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. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open AMERICAN-FRENCH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY – located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket, is open Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 401-765-6141. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY – will meet at Rocky Hill Grange, 1340 South County Trail, East Greenwich. Club member Bill Cicchelli will discuss growing orchid seedlings in flasks. There will also be the usual grow and show table and raffle. 1 p.m. AUTHOR TALK – Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., Woonsocket will host author Jacqueline Lessard Finn and co- presenter Leslie Choquette, director of the French Institute, Assumption College will present "The Sansoucys, the Harpins, and the Potvins: From Habitants to Immigrants. This presentation is free. For more information, call the library at 401-769-9044. 1 p.m. CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP – meets at St. Thomas Church, 1 Smith Ave., Greenville, on the second Saturday of each month at 4 p.m. All are welcome. Call Cheryl Hodgins at 401-949-2617 for more information. NIGHT AT THE KNOLL – Annual fundraiser for Oak Knoll and Attleboro Springs Wildlife Sanctuaries. Open to ages 21 and older. The night will feature music, catered food, beer, wine, and soft drinks, along with live birds of prey and more, at Oak Knoll, 1417 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. The cost is $50 per person. Register in advance at https://tinyurl.com/ ycw3tbtd . 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. STAR WARS NIGHT AND POST-GAME FIREWORKS – at McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket. Game time 6:15 p.m. Pawtucket Red Sox vs. Rochester Red Wings. Visit www.pawsox.com . 6:15 p.m. WATCH A BLACKSMITH AT WORK – The traditions of turn-of-the-century blacksmith- ing 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 the forge to heat the metal and then craft his hand-forged piece with hammer and anvil. 8 a.m.- noon. Visit www.hearthside- house.org, or call 401-726-0597. 6:15 p.m. MARYANN PRICE & THE EDGE HILL ROUNDERS – will present a concert with Austin Brookner at the Gamm Theatre, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. For tickets, contact the Gamm Box Office at 401-723-4266. 7:30 p.m. Sunday June 9 NATURE AND HERITAGE RIVERBOAT TOURS – aboard the Blackstone Valley Explorer begin for the season, at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m., departing from Festival Pier, 100 Tim Healey Way, Pawtucket. Hear stories of the workers, residents and early settlers of the Blackstone River Valley, and as the 45-min- ute tours wind along the waters and thick foliaged riverbanks. Visit www.rivertour- blackstone.com or call the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200. WATCH A BLACKSMITH AT WORK – The traditions of turn-of-the-century blacksmith- ing 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 the forge to heat the metal and then craft his hand-forged piece with hammer and anvil. Stop in anytime between 8 a.m.- noon. For more information, www.hearthsidehouse. org, or call 401-726-0597. 8 a.m. LINCOLN JOHNNY LIGHTNING RACE CLUB – Race Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Johnny Lightning cars at the MacColl YMCA Program Center, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., rac- ing starts around 10:30 a.m. Also race Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to help raise money for A Wish Come True. There are also vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightnings and other die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. There are also raffle prizes and door prizes. Contact club president Jeremy Morin at 401-248-1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . 8:30 a.m. WARWICK SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S POP UP SERIES CONCERT – at the Wilderness Plaza in Roger Williams Park, Providence, 1-4 p.m. Free with zoo admission. www.rwpzoo.org. 1 p.m. CANAL WALK – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park. Meet at the River Bend Farm Visitor Center, 287 Oak St, Uxbridge, Mass. A guided walk along the The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, will present MICHAEL BRADLEY SINGS THE CROONERS on Friday, June 14, at 8 p.m., in the Marquee Room. Admission is $26. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . See SUNDAY, Page 6 ACROSS 1. Ancient Rome had one 7. Engagement rings tend to have them 13. Not the leader 14. Decorated 16. Morning 17. The Garden State 19. __, myself and I 20. Gets up 22. Type of meal 23. Cavalry sword 25. Proclaims 26. Historic places 28. They go into space 29. Hostelry 30. Peter's last name 31. Necessary for syrup 33. Kids' channel 34. Take upon oneself 36. A bog 38. Small cavities in a gland 40. Grand Theft Auto vehicle 41. More vigorous 43. Supply to excess 44. Pie _ __ mode 45. Dash 47. You sometimes pardon it 48. Catch doing some- thing wrong 51. A constellation's second star 53. Famed French painter of dancers 55. Engines do it 56. Chemically inactive 58. Moved quickly on foot 59. Threaten per- sistently 60. Commercial 61. Listen without the speaker's knowl- edge 64. Rhodium 65. Caregivers to kids 67. Highly ornamented 69. Real, fixed prop- erty 70. Brains DOWN 1. Resembling apes 2. Famed TV host Sullivan 3. Rare Hawaiian geese 4. Convicted traitor 5. Make into leather 6. Urge to do some- thing 7. Small town in Spain 8. They promote products 9. Small Eurasian deer 10. Ancient people 11. The Volunteer State 12. Academic term 13. Natives of Alberta, Canada 15. Cause to become insane 18. Feed 21. Crime organization 24. Acrobatic feats 26. Car mechanics group 27. Mustachioed actor Elliott 30. Inquired 32. S. Korean industri- al city 35. Member of the cuckoo family 37. Test for high schoolers 38. Some nights are these 39. Helps you stay organized 42. Cool! 43. Genus containing pigs 46. An opinion at odds 47. Types of bears 49. Smartphones give them 50. Nobel physicist Hans 52. Where rock stars work 54. Your car needs it 55. Dutch name for Ypres 57. Go after 59. Cold wind 62. Examines animals 63. Popular island alcohol 66. Northeast 68. Indicates position Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 6.

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