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The Valley Breeze & Observer 07-03-2019

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 & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | JULY 2-9, 2019 CALENDAR 5 Moon. Take a look at how we went to the moon 50 years ago in 1969, and the Blackstone connection to this event. Learn what was made for the moon landing in the Blackstone Valley and make soda bottle rock- ets with the young people who visit along with some other fun activities. • July 28: Bark Ranger Day. Four- legged family members are welcome in the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, but there are a few rules that their human com- panion will need to know so that they can have an enjoyable visit. Come and become a Bark Ranger for the National Park Service and receive a certificate making your family mem- ber a Bark Ranger. • Aug. 4: Birds and Wildlife Along the Blackstone. The 90 acres of the Blackstone River State Park provide a diverse habitat for wildlife, including birds, mammals and even frogs and snakes. Join Ranger Steve and volun- teers Beth and Paul and learn about the birds and other animals who make this place their home. • Aug. 11: The Blackstone Valley Goes to War. Learn how the Blackstone Valley contributed to the war effort and meet World War II Veterans and hear their stories. This event will be held at the Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center, I-295 North, Lincoln. • Aug. 18: Kelly House Scavenger Hunts. Learn how to identify the invasive plants found around the Blackstone River Park site, look for signs of animals in the area, and find different signs of transportation and learn what they were used for. Join National Park Rangers for a fun day finding the unique items in the area of the Kelly House. • Aug. 25: Take Me Fishing Day and Happy Birthday to the National Park Service. Help celebrate the National Park Service's 103rd birth- day at the Kelly House. R.I. DEM will be at the Kelly House with loaner equipment and staff to teach visitors how to fish on the Blackstone River. The event will also feature fun and games and surprises. A full listing of all Sunday Funday activities can be found at the Facebook page, BlackstoneNPS. For other inquiries or additional information, contact Ranger Kevin Klyberg at Kevin_Klyberg@NPS. GOV or call 401-428-3816. FUNDAY From Page 3 Wednesday July 3 CREATING THE CONNECTIONS WITH THE AUTISM PROJECT – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. This outreach program was developed by specialists at The Autism Project to assist concerned families and professionals to access screening, evaluation, and appropri- ate services for children, youth, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder or related Developmental Disabilities. Register with Linda Brunetti, family support specialist, at or 401-785- 2666, ext.76045. 10 a.m. to noon. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. CUMBERLAND FOURTH OF JULY FIRE- WORKS – and food truck rally from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at Tucker Field, 2600 Mendon Road. Food trucks will be available from 5 to 9 p.m. and Kelley Lennon will perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Fireworks start at approximately 9 p.m. The rain date is Friday, July 5. SCITUATE FIREWORKS – presented by the Hope Jackson Fire Company, 117 Main St. in Hope, begin at sundown. Visitors can arrive at 5 p.m. Burgers, hot dogs, clam cakes and drinks will be available for purchase, and clam chowder will be free. NORTH PROVIDENCE FIREWORKS – at 9:15 p.m. The band Reminisce will play from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Notte Park tennis courts. A food court will be located in the upper park- ing lot and will include Saugy's, Jeff's Wood Fired Pizza, GottaQ BBQ, Del's, Kay's Ice Cream, Poppy's Waffles, Nettie's Kettle Corn, and more. Rain date is July 5. FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION – hosted by Knights of Columbus Dillon Council, 1675 Douglas Ave., North Providence. The event will feature food, raffles, games for kids and fireworks at Notte Park. Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for children under 12. Tickets will be sold the night of the event. For advanced tickets, call Bob Lynch at 401-524-2674. 6 p.m. REGGIE CENTRACCHIO QUINTET – at the Hope Gazebo, Hope. Light jazz and swing music. Part of the 2019 Scituate Summer Concert Series. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. PAWTUCKET FIREWORKS – will be held at McCoy Stadium after the 6:05 p.m. PawSox game against Scranton/WB. 9 p.m. WOONSOCKET FIREWORKS – start at 9 p.m. at Barry Memorial Field. The band Jeff Gamache and Runaway Train will perform at 6:30 p.m. The rain date is July 5. Thursday July 4 51ST ANNUAL ARNOLD MILLS ROAD RACE – four-mile run beginning at the North Cumberland Fire Station on Nate Whipple Highway, Cumberland. The fee to sign up is $15 before the race, and T-shirts will also be available for $10 each. Numbers for pre- entries can be picked up from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 3, and runners may also sign up on the day of the race for $18 from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. Visit to register online or contact Steve Mazzone at smaz- or 401-480-2401 for more information. 46TH ANNUAL GLOCESTER FOURTH OF JULY ROAD RACES – will take place in front of the Chepachet Union Church. There will again be four races: the featured 5.5-mile race, a 1.75-mile race, a one-mile race for children ages 8-12, and a half-mile race for children ages seven and under. The registra- tion fees for Glocester residents are $10 for adults and free for children, while the fees for out-of-town residents are $20 for adults and $10 for children. 9 a.m. SCITUATE OLDE HOME DAY – will take place at the North Scituate Congregational Church grounds from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This mostly free event includes North Scituate Fire Department equipment for kids to explore, hula hoops, limbo, musical chairs for all ages, water balloon contests, food, and more. THE 93RD ANNUAL ARNOLD MILLS JULY 4TH PARADE – kicks off at 11 a.m. on Nate Whipple Highway in Cumberland with fire trucks, military troops, antique and custom cars, bands, clowns, patriotic walkers, floats and Dancing Cop Tony Lepore. For more information, visit https://arnoldmillsparade. com . THE 93RD ANCIENTS & HORRIBLES 4TH OF JULY PARADE – steps off at 4 p.m. in Chepachet, featuring displays from bands, military, floats, politicians, and local organiza- tions. 4 p.m. RI REDNECKS BAND – at the Hope Gazebo, Main Street, Hope. Country-western music. Part of the 2019 Scituate Summer Concert Series. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday July 5 "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. 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 . 5 p.m. SMITHFIELD FIREWORKS – presented by the town and Bryant University. Campus opens to the public at 6 p.m. Navy Band Northeast performs at 8 p.m. and fireworks begin at 9 p.m. The rain date for fireworks is July 6. LIVE BAIT: TRUE STORIES FROM REAL PEOPLE – Take the theme "Freedom" and come up on stage to tell a true-life story that fits the theme. Put your name in the fishbowl and when your name is called, come up and tell it. Or just sit back and listen to the sto- ries fly. Hosted by Phil Goldman. Tickets $7, at the door only. Call 401-489-2555. AS220 Main Stage, 115 Empire St., Providence. 7 p.m. JAMES MONTGOMERY BLUES BAND – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit . 8 p.m. Saturday July 6 HOLIDAY BAZAAR – held by Lincoln Housing, 10 Franklin St., Lincoln. The Bazaar offers a money tree, a $150 night stay and/ or casino play, a 32 inch smart TV, a penny social with liquor basket and gift card raffles. There is also a bakery and the kitchen will be open. 9 a.m. CITIZENS BANK FREE FAMILY FUN DAY – at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Join us for crafts, nature sto- ries, animal discoveries, hikes and more. No registration required. Visit . 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. jCARS AND COFFEE – an open house and classic car cruise at Xtreme Restorations, 35 Railroad St., Slatersville. Music will be pro- vided by Vini Ames. Free coffee and pastry. Call 401-762-5544. 9 a.m. to noon. 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. PERRY DRUGAN plays Alice in the Stadium Theatre's July production of Disney's "ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR." The show will be performed three times: Friday, July 12, at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m., at the theater, 28 Monument Square. Admission is $16 and $19. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by call- ing 401-762-4545 and online at www. . See SATURDAY, Page 6 ACROSS 1. Bridge building degree 4. Catches 9. A heavy type of music 14. Original "Twilight Zone" host Serling 15. Rodent species 16. Finnish lake 17. Street (abbr.) 18. Home of the US Naval Academy 20. It held a conven- tion once 22. Makes a loud, ringing sound 23. Cave 24. Lessening of something 28. MJ's nickname "__ Jordan" 29. One's way of doing things 30. Wings 31. Quotes as evi- dence for 33. Acts glumly 37. A man's title 38. It comes first 39. Edible mollusk 41. Resembles a pouch 42. He/she checks your health 43. Nobel Prize-win- ning biochemist 44. Stop momentarily 46. Formerly (ar- chaic) 49. Commercial 50. White vestment worn by clergy 51. Island people of the Mediterranean 55. Prices 58. On a line at right angles to a ship's length 59. Where boats are parked 60. One who values reason 64. It might be on your driveway 65. Small Iranian village 66. Used to empha- size 67. Mathematical term (abbr.) 68. Long necked birds 69. Eyeglasses 70. When you hope to get there DOWN 1. Portuguese district 2. An assembly of witches 3. Having few teeth 4. The act of going across 5. Nepalese dynasty 6. "Bye Bye Birdie" actress __-Mar- garet 7. What the princess found beneath her mattress 8. Pennsylvania tran- sit organization 9. Winnie the Pooh creator 10. Riddle 11. Grads wear one 12. Body part 13. The top of a pot 19. A type of meal 21. Lake __, one of the Great 24. Capital of Jordan 25. A type of logic 26. Khoikhoi peoples 27. A fixed time of prayer in Chris- tian liturgies 31. Arrives 32. Lemur 34. Small bodies of still water 35. __ route 36. Breaks apart 40. A type of line 41. Caption that translates 45. Winged 47. Criticize severely 48. Leg bones 52. Monetary unit 53. 007's creator 54. Accumulate 56. Establish by law or with authority 57. Breed of goat 59. Millisecond 60. Mock 61. Make older 62. Some don't want to be given any 63. Wrath Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 6.

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