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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 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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8 CALENDAR JUNE 6-12, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION 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 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. CUMBERLAND WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP – Held every Sunday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Senior Living, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call 774-266-7923 for more information. 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. FATHER'S DAY CARD MAKING – Program for kids ages 4 and older in to the Children's Program Room at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. Kids can color book- marks and greeting cards to give. All supplies will be provided and registration is not nec- essary. 3 p.m. 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 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. 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. CUMBERLAND GARDEN CLUB – will meet at the Arnold Mills Community House, 75 Hillside Road. Kate Reed, master gardener, will give a presentation on daylilies, highlight- ing various forms, tips on selection, planting and dividing and hybridizing your own. The public is invited for a donation of $5. For more information, call 401-824-4509. 12:30 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 5 p.m. to 7:30 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. 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 . YARD SALE – at Trinity Episcopal Church, 47 East St., Wrentham, Mass. Friday, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year's items include jewelry, books, household, collectibles, toys, and more. Visit the church website at www.trinitywrentham. org or call the church office at 508-384- 3958. 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. Sunday June 9 From page 7 Talk to Roger Bouchard or Jeff Gamache and plan your own show. One hour segments of radio time available for specialized talk or music segments. Programs can be Spanish, Italian or Greek. Programs can be jazz, blues, oldies or whatever. Use your imagination. Less expensive than you think. Your programs also stream on the internet at wnri.com Interested? Call and discuss the possibilities. 769-6925 News/Talk 1380/WNRI since 1954 WNRI/1380 Host your own Radio Show? 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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