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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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6 CALENDAR JULY 2-9, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION LIVE MUSIC AND FIREWORKS – at the Glocester Memorial Park behind the Senior Center. Music starts at 3:30 p.m. and fire- works, at 9 p.m. The cost is free. 3:30 p.m. THE WINEHOUSE PROJECT – a nine piece tribute band from R.I. dedicated to honoring the music and memory of Amy Winehouse, performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday July 7 DANIELS FARMSTEAD FARMERS MARKET AND TOURS – Fresh vegetables are growing in the Daniels Garden. Other vendors will be on hand offering locally grown fruits and vegetables and more. The grill will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Entertainment will be held from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Contact Justine Brewer at justine @ southwickszoo.com or 1-508-726-2042. 11 a.m. NORTH SMITHFIELD SUMMER CONCERT – at the Slatersville Congregational Church Common, 25 Green St., on Sundays, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. This week: Whiskey Road performs. 5 p.m. RIVERFRONT CONCERT SERIES – at Veterans Park Amphitheater, corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Exchange Street, Pawtucket. Sundays at 6 p.m. This week: Hugo Gonzalez. Monday July 8 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. Tuesday July 9 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. ANNUAL CARD PARTY FUNDRAISER – to benefit the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center at the Ledgemont Country Club, 131 Brown Ave., Seekonk, Mass. Shop, enjoy lunch and play bridge, mah jong or canasta all while supporting the Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center. For more information, call 401-453-7860 or email may@bornsteinholocaustcenter.or . 11 a.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. CIRCUS ACT – at Foster Public Library, 184 Howard Hill Road. Circus Act with audience participation. Call 401-397-4801 for more information. 4 p.m. BLACKSTONE VALLEY PADDLE CLUB EVENT – Paddlers will meet at the Blackstone Gorge for a paddle to the Millville rapids. Meet at the Blackstone Gorge parking area at the end of County Street, Blackstone. Participants must bring their own canoe or kayak, paddles and life jackets. Before leav- ing for any paddle, check the Paddle Club's message board at members.boardhost.com/ FLATWATER . 6 p.m. CHILDREN'S SUMMER PERFORMANCES – Lon Cerel performs in Slater Park, Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, on the stage in front of Daggett Farm. In case of rain, these performances will be moved to the Slater Park Pavilion. Visit www.pawtucketri.com, call 401-728-0500, ext. 257 or visit city of Pawtucket Parks & Recreation Facebook page. 6 p.m. Wednesday July 10 FAMILY STORY TIME – at the Gazebo for children of all ages and their families at the Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Children and families will meet in the gazebo behind the library for this special summer story time. No registration is necessary as all story times are a drop-in format. For additional information, contact the Children's Room at 401-333-2552, ext. 3. 10 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. BILLY HARPIN BAND – at the North Scituate Gazebo, West Greenville Road, North Scituate. Traditional, Top 40 music. Part of the 2019 Scituate Summer Concert Series. There will also be food trucks at this event. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. RIDES OF DISCOVERY – Ride from Manville to the Capt. Wilbur Kelly House Museum, Lincoln. Meet at the Manville parking area, 100 New River Road, Lincoln. Helmets are required. Visit https://blackstoneheritagecor- ridor.org . 6:30 p.m. FROM EARTH TO THE MOON – at Hope Library, 374 North Road, Hope. Renee Gamba, director of the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, will conduct a hands-on family program about Earth the moon. The program is designed for families with children entering kindergarten to grade 5. For more information or to register, call 401-821-7910. 6:30 p.m. CLASSICS JAZZ PLUS CONCERT – at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., Woonsocket, in the main program room and is free and open to all. Call 401- 769-9044. 7 p.m. Thursday July 11 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. BLACKSTONE PARKS CONSERVANCY SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – at the Trolley Shelter on Blackstone Boulevard, Providence, across from the entrance of Swan Point Cemetery, 585 Blackstone Blvd. Entertainment will feature Miss Wensday. Free jazz concert. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair. The rain date is Thursday, July 18. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. DAGGETT FARM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – at Slater Memorial Park, 426 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, Thursdays at 6 p.m. This week: Throwback to the 60s. EDIBLE CONSTELLATIONS – at Hope Library, 374 North Road, Hope. Families with children entering kindergarten to grade 5 are invited to build their own constellations. Supplies and space are limited. Call 401-821- 7910 to register. 6:30 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 July 12 "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 www.rwpzoo.org . 5 p.m. STEVE SMITH AND THE NAKED TRUTH – performs at the Levitt AMP Woonsocket Music Series, at River Island Park, 95 Bernon St., Woonsocket. Concerts are free. Enjoy local food trucks, an on-site bar, kids activi- ties, and more. Visit https://concerts.levit- tamp.org/woonsocket for more information. 6 p.m. "ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR." – The show will be performed at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $16 and $19. Tickets are avail- able at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. RHODE ISLAND PHILHARMONIC SUMMER POPS – performs a free concert at Narragansett Town Beach, 39 Boston Neck Road, Narragansett. Visit riphil.org. The rain date is Saturday, July 13. 8 p.m. Saturday July 13 SOUTHERN BAY LIGHTHOUSE TOUR – Visitors will view 11 active and inactive lighthouses, and stop at Rose Island for lunch and a tour of the Rose Island Lighthouse and grounds, where guests climb up the tower to view the new Fresnel lens up close. Meet at Alofsin Piers, Fort Adams, Newport. The cost is $65 for Save The Bay and U.S. Lighthouse Society members; $70 non-members. To purchase tickets, visit www.savebay.org/ lighthouse-southern . 10 a.m. to 1:30 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. 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. LINCOLN SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – hosted by Lincoln Parks and Recreation at Chase Farm Park, 667 Great Road. All con- certs are free to attend. Food trucks will be serving a variety of food and treats. No dogs are allowed during the events. This week: South Bound Band. 4:30 p.m. OCEAN STATE PARACON – Saturday and Sunday, at 6 p.m., at The Assembly Theatre, 26 East Ave., Burrillville. This annual event brings the paranormal and metaphysi- cal communities together in supporting a selected charitable cause. This year's event will benefit Friends Way. Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children under 12, and $20 for a weekend pass. Visit www.riseupparanor- mal.com . 6 p.m. "ALICE IN WONDERLAND JR." – The show will be performed at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $16 and $19. Tickets are avail- able at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. NORTH SMITHFIELD FIREWORKS – at approximately 9 p.m. at the North Smithfield High School turf field, Greenville Road. Saturday July 6 From page 5 Do you know someone celebrating an August Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for AUGUST will be printed on August 1, 2019. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, July 26, 2019. Send in the name of someone with his or her August 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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