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The Valley Breeze & Observer 08-08-2019

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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12 CALENDAR AUGUST 7-13, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION hear their stories. Visit www.nps.gov/blrv . 10 a.m. 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. CUMBERLANDFEST – The 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. Cumberland High School Band performs at 12:30 p.m. Noon to 10 p.m. FOURTH ANNUAL DUFFLE BAG BASH – held by Adoption Rhode Island at the Matunuck Community Center, 619 Matunuck Beach Road, Matunuck. The admission for kids is a free duffle bag and for adults it's a donation of a duffle bag and/or a $25 gift card. Guests are asked to pre-register at www.dufflebagbash.eventbrite.com, though walk-ins are welcomed. No pets. Noon. COOKING OUT FOR CUDDLES OF HOPE – at Twelve Acres, 445 Douglas Pike, Smithfield. Food, music, picnic games, a bouncy house and more. Organizers say proceeds will be used to put 1,000 stuffed animals in the arms of children in hospitals or shelters. Tickets are $35 for adults, $15 for children younger than age 13, and free for children under 3. Tickets must be purchased prior to the event. Visit www.cuddlesofhope. org. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. MUSIC AT THE FARM – Grace Note farm and co-sponsor the Burrillville Land Trust present Phil Goldberg at the farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Burrillville. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for stu- dents and are available on Eventbrite.com or by calling 401-567-0354. Visit gracenote- farmweb.com . 2 p.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: Branded performs. 5 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. 6 p.m. RIVERFRONT CONCERT SERIES – at Veterans Park Amphitheater, corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Exchange Street, Pawtucket. Sundays at 6 p.m. This week: Nickel Jukebox. CONCERT UNDER THE ELMS – featuring the band Steve Smith & the Nakeds with food truck Noble Knots; dessert truck: Like No Udder, 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 con- cert or visit www.rihs.org/concerts-under- the-elms . 6:30 p.m. Monday August 12 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 August 13 MAXIMIZE YOUR MEMBERSHIP – meet- ing held by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 402. Meet new members and learn how to utilize the Chamber's many ser- vices. It is a free event. For more information visit https://tinyurl.com/yyx2rdrj. 8 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. 10 a.m. to 4 p.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. WOONSOCKET FARMERS MARKET – every Tuesday, 3-6 p.m., through Oct. 29, at Thundermist Health Center, 450 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Variety of fruits, vegetable, eggs and more, plus activities for children. For a full list of farmers markets in Rhode Island, visit www.farmfreshri.org. FOOD TRUCK NIGHT – at Deerfield Park, Lisa Ann Circle, Smithfield. Steve Smith and the Nakeds will perform. 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. FREE NARCAN ADMINISTRATION TRAIN- ING – at The Attleboro Public Library, 74 N. Main St., in the Balfour Room. The training will take approximately 15 to 20 minutes. The remainder of the session is to accom- modate participant questions and answers. Register on the library event calendar at attelborolibrary.org or call the library for assistance, 508-222-0157. 4:30 p.m. CHILDREN'S SUMMER PERFORMANCES – Cool Banana Wig 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. SUMMER 2019 CAVALCADE OF BANDS DANCE – at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, 60 Rhodes Place, Cranston. Four hours of con- tinuous live music, featuring big bands and smaller ensembles, appearing on two stages throughout the evening. Tickets are $20 at the door; cash or checks only. Visit http:// promusicri.org/home/cavalcade-of-bands . 6 p.m. EVENING BINGO – every Tuesday at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. Over $1,500 in cash prizes. Admission is $10 and specials are $1 each. Call 401-231-0742. 6 p.m. TOMMY CASTRO & THE PAINKILLERS – at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Wednesday August 14 "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER" – presented at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. For tickets, visit www.theatreby- thesea.com . Runs through Sept. 8. AUTISM SPECIALIST – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Family Resource Specialist Linda Brunetti from the Autism Project provides information for parents of children with ASD every other Wednesday morning from 10-12. 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. 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. MULTIPLE MYELOMA SUPPORT GROUP – of Northern Rhode Island, meets the second Wednesday of every month as part of the International Myeloma Foundation. They meet at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, Room #2, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For more information contact Chris Regan, 401-316-9937, or email NorthernRI@ imfsupport.org. The website is NorthernRI. support.myeloma.org. 6 p.m. RIDES OF DISCOVERY – Bike from the Slater Mill Historic site, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, to Blackstone Boulevard in Providence and enjoy a tour through Swan Point Cemetery. Helmets are required. Visit https://blackstoneheritagecorridor.org . 6:30 p.m. IN THE MOOD BAND PERFORMS – at Hope Gazebo, Main Street, Hope. Part of the 2019 Scituate Summer Concert Series. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday August 15 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. ST. ROCCO CHURCH FEAST AND FESTIVAL – at St. Rocco Church, 927 Atwood Ave., Johnston. Thursday, Aug. 15 through Sunday, Aug. 18. Hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from 6 to 10:30 p.m., and Sunday, from 1:30 to 10 p.m. A traditional religious procession will take place following Sunday's 11 a.m. Mass. Food, beer garden, rides, games and live entertain- ment each evening. A fireworks display will be held on Sunday evening. Call 401-556- 1484 or 401-942-5203. DAGGETT FARM SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – at Slater Memorial Park, 426 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, Thursdays at 6 p.m. This week: Shermer High. 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. 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. MIXED MAGIC THEATRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – presents Mibbit Threats and Friends at the Mixed Magic Amphitheater at Lorraine Mills, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. In the event of rain, concerts will move to Mixed Magic's Mainstage. For tickets, visit www.mmtri.org . 7:30 p.m. RICK ESTRIN & THE NIGHTCATS – per- form at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chan- seggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Friday August 16 "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER" – presented at Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. For tickets, visit www.theatreby- thesea.com . Runs through Sept. 8. FLOR DE TOLOACHE AND JULIE RHODES – 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 activi- ties, and more. Visit https://concerts.levit- tamp.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 . 92ND ANNUAL PAWTUCKET GREEK FESTIVAL – Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 97 Walcott, Pawtucket, showcases their Greek heritage, culture as they commemorate the Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary with the music and cuisine of Greece. Admission is free. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday August 17 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. RIDES OF DISCOVERY – Ride along the East Bay Bike Path. Meet at the Max Read Athletic Field, Pleasant Street, Pawtucket. Helmets are required. Visit https://black- stoneheritagecorridor.org . 9:30 a.m. 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. Gallery 175 will show artwork by landscape art- ists MARJORIE BALL, Grace Bentley-Scheck, and Kathy Weber through Sept. 6. Ball's preferred mediums are oil and charcoal and she paints on location out-of-doors as well as in her studios in East Greenwich and Pawtucket. The gallery is open daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www. Gallery175.com . Sunday August 11 From page 10 answers

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