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The North Providence Breeze 08-07-2019

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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10 CALENDAR AUGUST 7-13, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION Thursday August 8 MORNING NATURE WALK – at the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Take a morning walk around the field paths and along the river. Leashed dogs welcome. About 1 mile. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508- 278-7604. 9 a.m. AUTISM SPECIALIST – at Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Family Resource Specialist Linda Brunetti from the Autism Project pro- vides information for parents of children with ASD every Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon. Contact Linda at Linda.Brunetti@lifespan.org or call 401-785-2666 ext. 76045 to verify her attendance. Takes place in the Children's Program Room. 10 a.m. to noon. 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. 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. 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. SOUNDS OF THE 60S: FROM THE BLUES TO THE BEATLES – A free live performance with 10 Providence teens and profes- sional musicians, Thursday and Friday, 5 p.m., at Prospect Terrace, 54 Congdon St., Providence. Bring a blanket and picnic. Visit www.stagesoffreedom.org . NETWORKING AT NIGHT – event at Twin River Casino Hotel, 100 Twin River Road North Entrance, hosted by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. Meet three new business professionals. Enjoy food and drinks and tour the hotel. For members the event costs $10 and for non-members $30. For more information or to register visit https://tinyurl.com/y3jet9tz. 5 p.m. DAGGETT FARM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – at Slater Memorial Park, 426 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, Thursdays at 6 p.m. This week: Hipshot Band. STONE WALLS OF RHODE ISLAND – at Historic Grange 39, 706 Hartford Pike, North Scituate. Presented by Rhode Island state archaeologist Timothy Ives and the Scituate Preservation Society. This program is an illus- trated, one-hour presentation on the history and character of stone walls across the state. For more information, call 401-828-5355. 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. BURBAGE & BARD SUMMER SHAKESPEARE – The Burbage Theatre Company will present "Julius Caesar" at Isle Brewers Guild, 461 Main St., Pawtucket. The performance is free for everyone. Email info@burbagetheatre.org or call 401-484- 0355. 7 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. Friday August 9 "NEWSIES" – presented at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. For tickets, visit www.theatrebythesea.com . FREE INTERFAITH SUMMER CAMP – at The Chapel Street Congregational Church, 185 Chapel St., for ages 4-11. The theme is "The Creation Station." Explore the ways God gives us creativity through building, art, writing and movement. To register, call the church at 401-722-7934, or stop by and fill out a registration form. 9 a.m. END OF SUMMER READING PROGRAM CELEBRATION – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St., Smithfield. Visit the library for pizza, lemonade, popsicles, and fun. For more information or to register, call the library at 401-231-5150. 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. BLOCK PARTY – on Block Island for mem- bers of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce. All members of all Chambers of Commerce are invited to a cookout at Champlin's Hotel, Marina & Resort on Block Island. Pre-registration is recom- mended. Make ferry reservations through the Chamber and receive free treats and coupons for the Island. When registering put "NRI Chamber" under Chamber Affiliation. To register or for more information, visit http:// www.chamberblockparty.com. 1 p.m. SARAH BORGES AND SIDY MAIGA – per- form 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. 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. SUMMER ICE CREAM PARTY – at Foster Fairgrounds. Hosted by the Libraries of Foster. Ice Cream Party and free raffle prizes. For more information, visit www.fosterlibrar- ies.org or call 401-397-4801. 5 p.m. CUMBERLANDFEST – This annual summer- time event features live music, an inflatable obstacle course, bingo, amusement rides, vendors, arts, crafts, food, and more at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. BURBAGE & BARD SUMMER SHAKESPEARE – The Burbage Theatre Company will present "Julius Caesar" at Rose Larisa Memorial Park, 701 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside. The performance is free for everyone. Email info@burbagetheatre.org or call 401-484-0355. 7 p.m. R&B HERITAGE MONTH FESTIVAL – hosted by the Rhode Island Rhythm & Blues Preservation Society at the Cape Verdean Progressive Center, 329 Grosvenor Ave., East Providence. RI Ladies Sing the Blues will perform, featuring Becky Bass and Michelle Cruz. Also performing will be Paul Williams and the R&B Preservation Hall Band. There will be a raffle, snacks and a cash bar/ kitchen. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door. For advance tickets, call 401- 461-0012 or email rirbps@gmail.com. Visit www.bluespreservationsociety.org for more information. 7:30 p.m. BRUCE IN THE USA – a Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band tribute at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $21-$31 and are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . 8 p.m. JOHN FOGARTY – performs at Bold Point Park, 555 Waterfront Drive, East Providence. Tickets are $40-$225. Visit https://water- frontconcerts.com/event/john-fogerty- bpp-2019 . Doors open at 6:30 p.m. 8 p.m. Saturday August 10 NORTH SCITUATE FARMERS MARKET – at the Village Green, Scituate Art Festival grounds, at West Greenville Road and Silk Lane. WIC and senior coupons are accepted. For more information, visit www.farmfreshri. org . 9 a.m. to noon. 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 donations are also accepted. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. ULTIMATE LIGHTHOUSE TOUR – See 19 active and inactive Rhode Island historic lighthouses, while taking in breathtaking views of the Newport Pell, Bridge, Gaspee Point, Prudence Island and other spots along the way. Meet at 100 Save The Bay Drive, Providence. The cost is $95 for Save The Bay and U.S. Lighthouse Society members, seniors and children aged 3-12; $105 for non-members. For tickets, visit http://www. savebay.org/lighthouse-ultimateay.org . 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. THE SATURDAY BRUNCH – Bunch Toastmasters club will hold its next meeting at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road.The public is welcome to come and see how Toastmasters can help you develop your public speaking and leadership skills. For more information, e-mail sbbtm31@gmail.com or call 508-293- 1488. 9:15 a.m. GUIDED CANOE TRIPS ON THE BLACKSTONE – Two one-hour trips at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Friends of the Blackstone River Environmental Center, 100 New River Road, Lincoln. Cost is $20 per person. Must have two people per canoe. All instruction and supplies included. Children 5 and up must be accompanied by an adult. Call Bob Charpentier 401-688-4416. HAND-WEAVING DROP-INS – offered at Trad Arts Studio at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Drop in between 10 a.m. and noon. Parking is free in the lot next to the mill. Email info@slatermill.org, or call 401-725-8638 ext.106. 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 appointment. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Call 401-222-9025. GLOCESTER HERITAGE SOCIETY YARD SALE – at the Job Armstrong Store, 1181 Main St., Chepachet. Vintage items, weather instruments, items from the store, a book sale, a fundraiser raffle, and historic cem- etery information. Rain date is Sunday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. THE LOOFF: EAST PROVIDENCE ARTS FESTIVAL – at Crescent Park, 700 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside. Free admission. Free parking, with shuttle service from Oldham School. 110 artists, artisans, makers, authors, and community partners participating. Visit www.eastprovidencearts.org . 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. CUMBERLANDFEST – This annual summer- time event features live music, an inflatable obstacle course, bingo, amusement rides, vendors, arts, crafts, food, beer garden from 1 to 9 p.m., and more at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. The James Montgomery performs at 8 p.m. Fireworks display at 10 p.m. Noon to 11 p.m. 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. 4 p.m. CRANKING & SHANKING FEST – pre- sented by The Mighty Mighty Boss Tones at The Met Couryard, 1005 Main St. In addition to The Boss Tones the show will feature an appearance by The Amazing Royal Crowns plus Voodoo Glow Skulls, and Buck-0-Nine. Tickets are $37.50 and are available at www. themetri.com. Doors open at 5 p.m. The event will also and will feature local craft beer and food vendors. 6 p.m. BURBAGE & BARD SUMMER SHAKESPEARE – The Burbage Theatre Company will present "Julius Caesar" at Slater Park, Newport Avenue, Pawtucket. The performance is free for everyone. Email info@burbagetheatre.org or call 401-484- 0355. 6 p.m. THE LESTERS – perform a one night only concert at Woodlawn Baptist Church, 337 Lonsdale Ave., Pawtucket. Just Us 4 will open. The concert is free and will be held in the main church. CDs and other materials will be available. For more information, call 401-724-6390. 6:30 p.m. RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS – Bill Medley and Bucky Heard, will perform at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Ticket prices range from $36, $46, $56, and $66 depending on seating. Tickets are avail- able at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. MOVIES IN THE PARK – Watch "Jurassic Park" at World War II Veterans Memorial Park, Social Street, Woonsocket. Free event. Approximately 9 p.m. Sunday August 11 LINCOLN JOHNNY LIGHTNING RACE CLUB – Race Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Johnny Lightning cars at the MacColl YMCA Program Center, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., rac- ing starts around 10:30 a.m. Also race Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to help raise money for A Wish Come True. There are also vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightnings and other die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. There are also raffle prizes and door prizes. Call Jeremy Morin at 401- 248-1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . SUNDAY FUNDAYS – hosted by the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park at the Blackstone River State Park, around the Blackstone River State Park Visitor Center, I-295 North, Lincoln. Program runs through Aug. 25. This week's topic: The Blackstone Valley Goes to War. Learn how the Blackstone Valley contributed to the war effort and meet World War II Veterans and See SUNDAY, Page 12 Call Carol at 860-385-4059 or Amy at 1-800-677-2773 (Toll Free) host.asse.com or email info@asse.com 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

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