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The Valley Breeze & Observer 06-06-2019

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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6 CALENDAR JUNE 5-11, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION Blackstone Canal. Find out about the canal's historical and cultural significance and its role in the farm to factory transformation of the Blackstone Valley. All walks end at start location. All ages welcome. Call 508-278- 7604. 1 p.m. MUSIC AT THE FARM CONCERT – presents "Tour Europe in the 1700s" with Virginia Sindelar, flute and Suzanne Cartreine, harp- sichord with music of Handel, C.P.E. Bach, J.S.Bach, Quantz, Loeillet, and Locatelli, at Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag, 2 p.m. After the concert, audience members are welcome to walk the farm trails, view the homestead dwelling, meet the animals and purchase homemade desserts and items from vendors from the Burrillville Farmers Market. Tickets are $20 per adult, $10 students (12 or under) available at the door or on line through Eventbrite.com . Free for children 4 or under free. CROWNING ACHIEVEMENTS FIGURE SKATING EXHIBITION – The Smithfield Figure Skating Club, along with the Smithfield Municipal Ice Rink, will host its 39th annual Figure Skating Exhibition at 101 Pleasant View Ave., Smithfield. Proceeds will benefit diabetes research. Cost is $10 for adults and $2 for children. 3 p.m. LIVE JAZZ – at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Avenue, Pawtucket, at 7:30 p.m., with the Tim Ray Trio. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are available brownpapertickets.com (search Slater Mill), or by calling 401-725-8638, ext.100. Door sales subject to availability. Monday June 10 AMERICAN FRENCH GENEALOGY SOCIETY – located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket, is open Mondays 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Tuesdays from 1 a.m.-9 p.m. Call 401- 765-6141. Visit afgs.org. ZUMBA CLASSES – offered Mondays at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. $5 per class; pay as you go. Instructor April Hilliker teaches from a raised stage so students can easily follow her moves. Visit www.riverfolk.org . 6:30 p.m. SWINGING SQUARES WORKSHOP CLASS – Plus levels at Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave., Cranston. Admission is $6 per person. Bob Butler caller. Visit swingingsquares.com or call Jim at 508-654-6719. 7 p.m. Tuesday June 11 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. 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. BLACKSTONE VALLEY PADDLE CLUB EVENT – Meet at the boat launch at the Rivers Edge Recreation Complex, 20 Davison Ave., Woonsocket, for a trip along the Blackstone River to the Manville Quarry. Participants must bring their own canoe or kayak, paddles and life jackets. R.I. Canoe and Kayak Association membership fee of $15 is required as is a $10 membership fee for the BV Paddle Club. Visit members.board- host.com/FLATWATER . 6 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. VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE – at the Blackstone Heritage Corridor, 670 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville, Mass. Learn about the Volunteer-In Parks program. RSVP at volun- teer@blackstoneheritagecorridor.org or call 508-234-4242. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday June 12 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. RIDES OF DISCOVERY – Ride from the Blackstone River Greenway, Uxbridge, Mass., to Blackstone, Mass. Meet at 1 Adams St., Uxbridge. Helmets are required. Visit https:// blackstoneheritagecorridor.org . 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. Thursday June 13 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. BOOTS ALONG THE BLACKSTONE – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Join an interpreter in a leisurely walk along the tow path while discussing the stories and his- tory uncovered in the episode of "Along the Blackstone." Approximately 2 miles. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508-278-7604. 1 p.m. DISOWNING SLAVERY – presented by Stages of Freedom at Linden Place, 500 Hope St., Bristol. Free admission. Call 401- 421-0606. 5:30 p.m. FAMILY MOVIE – at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, for adults and children. A sequel to an original feature based on some toys little ones love to play and build with. Everyone will enjoy this colorful film with characters from part one returning with a fight to save their home- land. No registration is needed, just drop in, and enjoy the show. 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 June 14 "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 . NEWPORT SECRET GARDEN TOUR – Take a self-guided walking tour through Newport's historic Point section Friday-Sunday. The tours run daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and tickets are good for any or all days of the tour. Tickets are available at www.secretgar- dentours.org for a discounted rate of $20. 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 . A CONCERT FOR FREEDOM – African American Spirituals presented by Stages of Freedom at Manning Chapel, Brown University Green, 21 Prospect St., Providence. Visit www.stagesoffreedom.org . 5:30 p.m. DANCING IN THE PARK – at the bandstand in Roger Williams Park, Providence, 7-10 p.m. Celebrate the history and restoration of Roger Williams Park and support the Park's preservation and programs during a festive evening featuring live music by Glamorama, dancing, and food and drinks. All proceeds benefit the Roger Williams Park Conservancy. www.rwpconservancy.org . 7 p.m. "CABARET" – presented by The Franklin Performing Arts Company at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.theblackboxon- line.com or by calling the box office at 508- 528-3370. You can follow FPAC on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. 7:30 p.m. MICHAEL BRADLEY SINGS THE CROONERS – in the Stadium Theatre's Marquee Room, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26. Visit www. stadiumtheatre.com . 8 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. LIL' ED & THE BLUES IMPERIALS – per- form at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com or call 401-765-1900. 8 p.m. Sunday June 9 From page 5 Do you know someone celebrating a July Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for JULY will be printed on June 27, 2019. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, June 21, 2019. Send in the name of someone with his or her July 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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