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The Valley Breeze & Observer 09-05-2019

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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | SEPTEMBER 4-10, 2019 CALENDAR 9 Thursday September 5 MUSIC WITH MR. ROWLAND – Join a fam- ily singalong program as Mr. Rowland plays his guitar and sings kids' favorite songs at the North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. All are wel- come. Call 401-353-5600. 10:30 a.m. HOPEHEALTH DEMENTIA & ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP – at The Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Educational support group for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. For more information or to sign up, contact HopeHealth at 401-415-4664 or Info@ HopeDementia.org. 2 p.m. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS 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. Friday September 6 "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. 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 . MIXED MAGIC THEATRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – presents singer/actress Rachael Warren 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 main stage. Tickets are $15, visit www. mmtri.org . 6 p.m. NEWPORT SECRET GARDEN TOUR – Runs Friday-Sunday. The tour includes a number of gardens on and off Bellevue Avenue, and on Newport's picturesque Ocean Drive. The tours run daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and tickets are good for any or all days of the tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance online at www.secretgardentours.org for a discounted rate of $20 or at Kingscote, 253 Bellevue Ave., Newport, for $25 on the day of the tour. PAWTUCKET ARTS FESTIVAL OPENING WEEKEND – Something for everyone as organizers introduce Downtown LIVE!, an eclectic, action-packed experience of sight and sound, the Rhode Island Chinese Dragon Boat Races & Taiwan Day Festival and PAF at Payne, an inaugural community arts celebration. All events are listed at www. PawtucketArtsFestival.org . 6 p.m. LIVE BAIT: TRUE STORIES FROM REAL PEOPLE – Take the theme "Awkward" and come up on stage to tell a true-life story that fits the theme. Put your name in the fishbowl and when your name is called, come up and tell it. Or just sit back and listen to the sto- ries fly. Hosted by Phil Goldman. Tickets $7, at the door only. Call 401-489-2555. AS220 Main Stage, 115 Empire St., Providence. 7 p.m. SKYSCRAPERS INC. MEETING – The Amateur Astronomical Society of Rhode Island will meet at 47 Peeptoad Road, North Scituate. Group members will relate some of their experiences while away this summer. Because of the threat of EEE by mosqui- toes, all nighttime observing at Seagrave Memorial Observatory will be closed until further notice. Visit www.theskyscrapers.org for more information. 7 p.m. EAST BAY CONTRA DANCE – at the Historic Warren Armory, 11 Jefferson St., Warren. Music by Wry Bred with Julie Sorcek on flute, Mickey Koth on fiddle and Robert Messore on guitar. Admission: $10 general, $8 students. No experience neces- sary. Singles welcome. Visit www.elwood70. wixsite.com/eastbaycontra . 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. C JAMMER WITH THE CADILLAC HORNS – perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. AMBROSIA – will perform their hits at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $31, $36, $46. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. Saturday September 7 DRAGON BOAT RACE AND TAIWAN DAY FESTIVAL – Teams will paddle over 1,000 feet to compete for cash prizes during the annual boat race and then enjoy cultural performances, art and crafts tables, and a popular dumpling-eating contest, as part of the festival, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Festival Pier, 50 Tim Healey Way, Pawtucket. Visit www.PawtucketArtsFestival.org . YARD SALE – hosted by The North Attleborough Historical Society will hold a yard sale on the grounds of the Woodcock Garrison House and Little Red Schoolhouse, 362 North Washington St., North Attleboro. Over 15 families and vendors will be selling at one location at the junctions of Routes 1 and 1A just north of the First Baptist Church. There is always a good selection of new and used items for sale at great prices. For more information, contact Bob Lanpher at 508- 695-6649 or email nahistorical@yahoo.com. 9 a.m. FRENCH HERITAGE FESTIVAL – The annu- al festival, hosted by the Northern Rhode Island Council of the Arts at River Island Art Park, Bernon Street, Woonsocket, features arts and crafts, food, trivia, face painting and more. Music will be provided by Le Vent des Cantons and Les Joyeux Copains. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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. CARS AND COFFEE – an open house and classic car cruise at Xtreme Restorations, 35 Railroad St., Slatersville. Music will be pro- vided by Vini Ames. Free coffee and pastry. Call 401-762-5544. 9 a.m. to noon. RAPTOR WEEKEND – at Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wildlife rehabilitators and experts from across the Northeast will bring a wide variety of birds to the largest raptor celebration in New England. General admission: adult: $13/mem- ber, $16/non-member; child ages 4-12: $9/ member, $11/non-member; free for children under 3. For details visit www.asri.org . 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. BLACKSTONE VALLEY PADDLE CLUB EVENT – A trip from the Blackstone Gorge to within sight of the Millville rapids. Participants must bring their own canoe or kayak, paddles and life jackets. Visit ricka- flatwater.org . 12:30 p.m. HUMAN TRAFFICKING INFO SESSION – sponsored by The Friends of the East Smithfield Library, 50 Esmond St., Smithfield. Presented by Maj. Mark Bourgery, who has served in the Air and Army National Guard for 25 years and is currently in the inactive reserves. Bourgery's experience on this topic include annual briefings to National Guard and Reserve members. For more information, call the library at 401-231-5150. 1 p.m. PORTUGUESE AMERICAN CLUB MUSIC FEST – at 40 Fenwood Ave., Smithfield. The event will feature local rock 'n' roll bands. Food and beverages will be available. No coolers, outside beverages or food will be allowed. Lawn chairs are welcome. Tickets are $10 for adults, and free for children younger than 12. 2 p.m. FRENCH HERITAGE SOIREE – at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 1409 Park Ave., Woonsocket. A $10 donation per person benefits Mardi Gras 2020. Music will be pro- vided by Les Vents des Cantons. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. SUGAR RAY & THE BLUETONES – perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggroll- sandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday September 8 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 will be vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightnings and other die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. There will also be raffle prizes and door prizes. The club will have its annual Touch A Truck event from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the YMCA parking lot. Contact club president Jeremy Morin at 401-248- 1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . GEORGIAVILLE BAPTIST CHURCH CEL- EBRATES RALLY DAY – at 100 Farnum Pike, to welcome children back to Sunday School. All families are invited to bring their children for a morning of learning, games, crafts and refreshments. For more information, call 401- 232-5925. 9:30 a.m. UKRAINIAN FESTIVAL – at St. Michael's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, 74 Harris Ave., Woonsocket. Event features pierogies, stuffed cabbage and more, music, kids' entertainment. Free admission. Visit www. stmichaeluoc.org . 11 a.m. to 5 p.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. 11 a.m. CAR SHOW – at the Villa at Saint Antoine, 400 Mendon Road, North Smithfield, Free admission to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and $15 to register a car. The event will offer music, raffles, breakfast sandwiches, burgers, sausage & peppers, a variety of snack items, and a beer and beverage tent. Trophies will be awarded at 2:30 p.m. Visit Saint Antoine Community's Facebook page for more information or con- tact Kristen at 401-767.2574. MUSIC AT THE FARM – presents "Fall in Love with the Violin Again" withinternational violinist David Bernat, with Elias Dagher on piano. They will perform Beethoven, Schubert, Janacek, Bach, Gluck and Vaughan Williams and a piece by a Chinese composer. Guests may bring a picnic lunch prior to the concert and are invited to enjoy homemade desserts and tour the grounds after the con- cert. Tickets are $20; $10 for students and available at the door or through Eventbrite. com. 2 p.m. ANNUAL SERVICE OF HYMNS AND PRAISE AND THANKSGIVING – at the Chestnut Street Meeting House on the corner of Thayer and Chestnut Hill Road in Millville. Guest speaker the Rev. Eileen Morris, Pastor of Congregational Church Slatersville, and the Millville Senior Chorus will be guest singers. In honor of the meeting house's 250th anniversary. 3 p.m. MIXED MAGIC THEATRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – presents vocal stylist and Broadway performer Ava Gaudet 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 main stage. Tickets are $15, visit www.mmtri.org . 6 p.m. Monday September 9 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. HEALTHSOURCE RI NORTH PROVIDENCE ENROLLMENT EVENT – at the North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., North Providence. Open Enrollment has ended, but you can still enroll if you've had a life changing event such as moving to R.I., changing your job/income, turning 26, and having a baby. For more information, visit HealthSourceRI.com/events. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. SWINGING SQUARES DANCE – Swinging Squares Workshop class, beginners level See MONDAY, Page 10 Do you know someone celebrating an October Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for OCTOBER will be printed on October 3, 2019. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, September 27, 2019. Send in the name of someone with his or her October 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. Name: .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Date of Birth: ............................................................................................................................................ Age: .............................................................................. From: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Contact Phone Number (for questions, not publication) ................................................................................................................................................. Edition (please check): Cumberland/Lincoln edition ($2) Pawtucket edition ($2) Observer edition ($2) North Smithfield/Blackstone/Woonsocket edition ($2) North Providence edition ($2) 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 $50! The ad will be in more than 18,000 papers. Deadline: Fridays at 3 p.m. Call 401-334-9555. Dial 0 for details. 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