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The Valley Breeze & Observer 07-03-2019

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8 NORTH COUNTY JULY 3-10, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER | SMITHFIELD SCITUATE FOSTER GLOCESTER EDITION Floyd graduates from U.S. Army War College Lt. Col. Jeffrey Floyd, United States Army, graduated from the U.S. Army War College at Carlisle, Pa., with a master's degree in strategic studies on June 7. Graduate studies included a completion of a Strategy Research Project, titled Army National Guard Support to Law Enforcement; Current Capabilities and Future Implications. A resident of Smithfield, Floyd will next serve at the Rhode Island National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters. FLOYD Hope Jackson Fire Company hosts fireworks display Wednesday SCITUATE – On July 3, the Hope Jackson Fire Company, 117 Main St. in Hope, will host its annual fireworks display, beginning at sundown. Visitors can arrive at 5 p.m. Burgers, hot dogs, clamcakes and drinks will be available for purchase, and clam chowder will be free. The evening also features fire safety demos for children, as well as the demonstrative live smoke trailer, bounce house, glow sticks, and face painting. On July 4, the annual Scituate Olde Home Day will run 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, and water balloon contests. Children are also encouraged to decorate their favorite stuffed ani- mal in one of the following catego- ries: patriotic, formal wear, beach wear, sports, and professional wear. Prizes and T-shirts will be awarded in all categories. There will be free face paint- ing and a patriotic children's craft. For a small fee, pony rides and a hug-a-bunny playpen are avail- able. Patrons can purchase food from nonprofit organizations and can enter the pie-eating contest, which starts at 12:15 p.m. At 12:30 p.m. fire trucks will cool down participants with water spray. The "Making a Difference Award" will be presented at noon. Hope Library presents Lego time SCITUATE – Hope Library, 374 North Road, presents Lego time for families with children ages 4 and up on Saturdays, July 6 and 20, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Legos will be supplied. For more information, call 401-821- 7910. IN BRIEF Hope Library hosts movie screening SCITUATE – Hope Library, 374 North Road, will host a movie screen- ing on Tuesday, July 9, at 2:30 p.m. Popcorn will be served. Call the library at 401-821-7910. Hope Library hosts From Earth to the Moon SCITUATE – Hope Library, 374 North Road, will host From Earth to the Moon on Wednesday, July 10, at 6:30 p.m. Renee Gamba, director of the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, will conduct a hands- on family program about Earth and the moon. The program is designed for families with children entering kin- dergarten to grade 5. For more information or to reg- ister, call the library at 401-821- 7910. Hope Library presents Edible Constellations SCITUATE – Hope Library, 374 North Road, presents Edible Constellations on Thursday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. 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. Library hosts Rock-a-Baby SCITUATE – Hope Library, 374 North Road, will host the Rock-a- Baby program on Friday, July 26, at 11 a.m. This program is meant for chil- dren ages 5 years and younger and a parent or caregiver. Registration begins Monday, July 8. Space is limited. To register, or for more information, call the library at 401-821-7910. Sun protection program at Hope Library SCITUATE – Hope Library, 374 North Road, will host Amanda Marzano for Fun in the Sun, a pro- gram about protecting skin from the sun, on Tuesday, July 16, at 2:30 p.m. The program is for families with children entering kindergarten and up. For more information or to regis- ter, call the library at 401-821-7910. Batty for Bats set for July 23 SCITUATE – R.I. DEM's wildlife outreach coordinator, Mary Grande, will visit Hope Library with a nature program – R.I. Wildlife: Batty for Bats – on Tuesday, July 23, at 2:30 p.m. The program is aimed at children entering grades K-2. To register or for more informa- tion, call the library at 401-821- 7910. IN BRIEF BookLook at Hope Library SCITUATE – BookLook will take place at Hope Library, located at 374 North Road in Scituate, on the following Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. On July 16, there will be a read- ing and discussion about Rhode Island Children's Book Award nominees. 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