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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 06-13-2019

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 | JUNE 13-19, 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 11 at 401-334-3268 with questions. TRUNK SALE/YARD SALE – in the St Theresa's Parish parking lot, 18 Baltic St., South Attleboro. Setup is at 8 a.m. Each spot is $10. All spots purchased benefit St. Theresa's Youth Group and you keep your profits. If you have any items you are inter- ested in selling and you would like to purchase a spot you can call Matt Sweeney at 508- 399-7138 or email him at mswn27@gmail. com. 9 a.m. 39TH FESTIVAL OF HISTORIC HOUSES – presented by the Providence Preservation Society in the East Side's Paterson Park Neighborhood. Self-guided private house tours will take place Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while Sunday, June 16, will feature guided walking tours of the neighborhood and its green spaces. For tickets, visit providence- housetour.com . 10 a.m. CELEBRATE THE FLAG – at the Hot Potato Schoolhouse, 671 Great Road, Lincoln, 10 a.m.-noon. In honor of Flag Day, learn about the history of flag day and see a collection of antique U.S., state and regimental flags that will be on display. Activities will also be avail- able for children. Docents and youth in period costume help bring the history of this one- room school to life. Donations welcomed. Call 401-726-0597 or visit www. hearthsidehouse. org . 10 a.m. BURRILLVILLE FAMILY FUN FAIR – returns for the 28th year at the Stillwater Mill Center adjacent to the Jesse Smith Library on Tinkham Lane. The rain date will be June 22. The Burrillville Parks and Recreation Department is working in collaboration with the Burrillville Farmer's Market and Jesse Smith Library. Anyone interested in assist- ing or participating in this event or any program offered by the Parks & Recreation Department, contact the department at 401-568-9470 or email at Parksandrec@ Burrillville.org. 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 appoint- ment. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Call 401-222-9025. 10 a.m. to 4 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. 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. 10 a.m. SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL – by Blackstone River Theatre, at Diamond Hill Park, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Four stages of Celtic and world music, plus Irish step dance, face painting and craft and food vendors. Featured acts include Atwater-Donnelly Trio, The Hanneke Cassel Band, Kevin Crawford, Cillian Valleley, Patrick Doocey, Eastern Medicine Singers, The Gnomes, HighTime, La Croisée D'Antan, Bonnie & Dan Milner, Partington & Sweeney, Roscommon Soles featuring Kevin Doyle with Sheila Falls, Josh Kane, Owen Marshall, M.L. Partington, Torrin Ryan, session tent with Bob Drouin, Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, The Vox Hunters. Admission $15 adults, $12 seniors, $5 children, free for children younger than 5. Rain date Sunday, June 16. Visit www.river- folk.org . 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. BORDERS FARM PRESENTS THE PROVIDENCE BRIGADE BAND – 31 North Road, Foster. Docents will provide house tours of the 1840 Phillips Farmhouse from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.. At 11 a.m., a draft horse demonstration will be presented. At 1:30 p.m., flag retirement ceremony. The Providence Brigade Band begins their performance at 2 p.m. For more information, visit the Borders Farm website at www.bordersfarm.org. 11 a.m. PET VACCINATION CLINIC – at The First Congregational Church UCC of North Attleborough (Oldtown Church), 675 Old Post Road, for dogs and cats. Call, text 508-212- 4774 or email clavette_6@msn.com for infor- mation, fees and to make an appointment for vaccinations, heartworm tests, or deworming. Rhode Island residents and Walk-ins are wel- come. All cats must be in carriers and dogs must be on leashes. Dr. Peter Granville DVM provides the services. 11 a.m. AIR VENTURES FLYING SCHOOL – will host its Flight School, located at North Central State Airport, 300 Jenckes Hill Road in Smithfield, from noon to 5 p.m. The event will feature $40 intro flights, free food and drinks, games and prizes, and a simulator station for children and adults. For more information, call 401-216-9359. RELAY FOR LIFE OF NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND – at the Smithfield High School track, 90 Pleasant View Ave., Smithfield. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. This is a family event with fundraisers for all ages. There will be face painting, games, bingo, music and more. Visit www.relayforlife. org/northernri or email northernrirelay@ yahoo.com. 2 to 11 p.m. GILLETTE STADIUM MONSTER JAM – at Gillette Stadium, 1 Patriot Place, Foxboro, Mass. Adrenaline-charged, high-flying, four- wheel excitement for the entire family. Tickets start at $15 and can be purchased at www. monsterjam.com . 7 p.m. NIGHT'S PEOPLE – presented by the Mixed Magic Theatre at Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., in Providence. When the Sun is Gone Night's People Gather to Sing is by Ricardo Pitts-Wiley and Robert Schleeter. To purchase tickets visit, trinityrep.com. 7:30 p.m. SARAH POTENZA – will perform two shows at Chan's, 267 Main St. in Woonsocket, at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for the 8 p.m. show, $15 for the 10 p.m. show and $25 for both shows. To purchase tickets online, visit https://www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com/ calendar.htm . 8 p.m. Sunday June 16 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 river. Visit www. rivertourblackstone.com or call the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200. (All day) 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. and noon. For more information, www.hearthsidehouse.org, or call 401-726-0597. 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 loca- tion. All ages welcome. Call 508-278-7604. 1 p.m. 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. 2 p.m. Monday June 17 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. (All day) DOCUMENTARY SERIES – continues at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. The documentary is a portrait of Malala Yousafzai. Yousafzai was wounded when Taliban gun- men opened fire on her and her friends' school bus in Pakistan's Swat Valley. An educa- tional activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. Call the library at 401-333- 2422 for more information. 10 a.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 18 VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also open for tours by appoint- ment. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Call 401-222-9025. BLACKSTONE VALLEY PADDLE CLUB EVENT – Paddle along the historic Blackstone Canal to the Goat Hill Lock in Uxbridge, Mass. Meet at the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Blackstone. 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. boardhost.com/FLATWATER . 6 p.m. Wednesday June 19 "SINGING IN THE RAIN" – on stage at Theatre By the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, South Kingstown. Performances continue through July 13. Call the box office at 401- 782-8587. (All day) EGGS & ISSUES BREAKFAST – featuring Angélica Infante-Green at Kirkbrae Country Club, 197 Old River Road, Lincoln. This breakfast is put on by The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. Infante- Green is Rhode Island's new Education Commissioner. For members the breakfast will cost $20 and for non-members it will be $40. To register visit, https://tinyurl. com/y4ky4wxc. 7:45 a.m. 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 to 11 a.m. From preceding page 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. 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 in the Fellowship Hall Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. RAIN OR SHINE Darlington Congregational Church 85 Central Ave., Pawtucket EVERYTHING MUST GO!!!!!! Make an offer, take it with you. All sales money will go to Darlington Congregational Church, accepting cash or checks. Craft books, cook books, quilt shelves, collectible, milk glass, pewter, various figurines, many miscellaneous items. Refreshments will be served.

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