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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 07-10-2019

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22 CALENDAR OF EVENTS JULY 10-16, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION ride departing from the Route 295 Visitor Center, I-295 North, Lincoln, and riding to the Lonsdale Marsh, Lincoln. Helmets are required. Visit https://blackstone- heritagecorridor.org . 6:30 p.m. ATWATER AND DONNELLY PER- FORM – at the Hope Gazebo, Main Street, Hope. Folk music. Part of the 2019 Scituate Summer Concert Series. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday July 18 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 infor- mation. 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. New hours:. 5 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: No Limit. CONCERTS UNDER THE ELMS – featuring the band The Becky Chase Band with food truck HG80; dessert truck: Atomic Blonde Ice Cream at the John Brown House Museum lawn, 52 Power St., Providence. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on site. In case of inclement weather, call 401- 331-8575, ext.133 after 1:30 p.m. on the day of the concert or visit www.rihs.org/concerts-under-the- elms . 6:30 p.m. MOTOR CITY LIVE – Mowtown tribute concert at Twin River Events Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. For tickets, visit www.twinriver.com . 7 p.m. REVIVE THE ROOTS FIREFLY WALK – at Mowry Commons, Smithfield. Join Revive the Roots for an evening garden walk. Enjoy campfire camaraderie and watch for fireflies by the light of a full moon. Bring a flashlight. Weather permitting. $5 subjected donation. Visit www.revivetheroots.org. 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday July 19 "NEWSIES" – presented at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. For tickets, visit www.theatrebythesea.com . 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 admission. Starts at 5 p.m. visit www.rwpzoo.org . LUTHER GUITAR JR. JOHNSON AND BRIAN JAMES QUARTET – perform 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 activities, and more. Visit https://concerts.levittamp.org/ woonsocket for more information. 5 p.m. FREE SHOWING OF APOLLO 11 DOCUMENTARY – at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Fifty years ago, Neil Armstrong took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Celebrate this historic moment at this free screening of the Apollo 11 documentary which will fea- ture never-before-seen footage and audio recordings. No tickets are needed for this event. Call 401-762-4545 or visit www.stadi- umtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. Saturday July 20 LINCOLN JOHNNY LIGHTNING RACE CLUB HOSTS DIECAST JAM – at the MacColl YMCA, 32 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Admission is free. Activities will include vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightning and other types of die cast vehicles to buy, sell, and trade. There will be live auctions to raise money for A Wish Come True and Operation Stand Down, raffles, silent auction, downhill racing with Hot Wheels and other die cast brands, food trucks, Car Cruise outside and more. For more infor- mation, call 401-248-1625. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book dona- tions are also accepted. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – at 1643 Lonsdale Ave, Lincoln, (entrance on John Street). Summer hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. to noon. Departments include furniture, household items, family clothing, special occasion apparel, baby and toddler essentials, shoes, jewelry, seasonal decorations, craft sup- plies, and books. 9 a.m. to noon. WHITE ELEPHANT SALE – at Summit Commons Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 99 Hillside Ave., Providence. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. FREE SOIL TESTING – by URI Master Gardeners at the Cumberland Public Library Gazebo, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Gardeners can bring one cup of dry soil from each area of garden or lawn in separate cups to test the pH levels and texture. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer any garden question. For more information contact Mary Malouin at smellthe- roses1@verizon.net. 9 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. NORTHERN BAY LIGHTHOUSE TOUR – Visitors will view eight active and inactive lighthouses and stop for a tour of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse. Meet at 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence. The cost is $50 for Save The Bay and U.S. Lighthouse Society members, seniors, and children aged 3-12; $55 for non-members. Tickets are available at www.savebay.org/ northern . 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ESTIVAL FESTIVAL – A music fest fundraiser at AS220's Empire Street Complex, Providence. Tickets are $15. Visit https://tinyurl.com/ y3jjjskd . 3 p.m. MARGARITAVILLE NIGHT AT THE BALLPARK – at McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket. Jimmy Buffet-themed fireworks show fol- lows the 6:15 p.m. baseball game between the Pawtucket Red Sox and Charlotte Knights. Visit www. pawsox.com . 6:15 p.m. FOREIGNERS JOURNEY – per- forms favorite Journey ballads along with Foreigner rock clas- sics at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $21, $26, $31, $36. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. CALENDAR From Page 21 Check out fireflies in two locations in Smithfield SMITHFIELD – The Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road in Smithfield, is hosting an eve- ning of celebrating fireflies on Friday, July 12, from 7 to 9 p.m. Visitors will learn how fire- flies use their flickering lights to communicate and how to recognize them during the day. They can make a glowing firefly craft and end the evening by going out to the fields to watch for their blinking displays. The event is open for chil- dren ages 6 and up. The cost is $10 for member adults, $5 for member children, $14 for nonmember adults, and $7 for nonmember children. Rain date is July 13. Register online through the events calendar at www.asri. org . On Thursday, July 18, Revive the Roots at Mowry Commons, 374 Farnum Pike in Smithfield, is hosting a firefly walk from 8 to 9:30 p.m., weather permitting. Visitors can bring flashlights for the event, described as "a magical eve- ning garden walk," and can enjoy campfire camaraderie and watch for fireflies by the light of a full moon, states a release. "Last summer was a great year for fireflies here, and we're starting to see them again this summer," said Hannah Martin, community builder at Revive the Roots. "We thought it would be a nice thing to share with people." Trails on the property will be lit with markers, Martin said, and members of Revive the Roots will be there to serve as guides. Admission is free but there is a $5 suggested donation to Revive the Roots, which cre- ates ecologically regenerative and dynamic social spaces through the education and practice of permaculture. For more information, visit revivetheroots.org . Clarinet concert at Grace Note Farm BURRILLVILLE – As part of the Music at the Farm event, Grace Note farm and co-sponsor the Burrillville Land Trust will present Bastille Day –Discover the Clarinet Fantastique on Sunday, July 14, at 2 p.m., at the farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road. The concert will feature International clarinetist Milos Bjelica from Serbian and pianist Paulis Pancekauskas who will perform works by Mozart, Monti, Grgin, Bassi, Copland and Serbian folk music. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for students and are available on Eventbrite.com or by calling 401-567-0354. Visit gracenotefarmweb. com . answers

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