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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 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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8 CALENDAR SEPTEMBER 5-11, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION Thursday September 5 MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753- 7000. 1 p.m. 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. 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. BINGO – offered at The Forand Manor, 30 Washington St., Central Falls, every Wednesday and Friday nights. Kitchen opens at 3:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 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 . 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 PARK PLACE CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – $5 bag sale with clothing for men, women and children, including shoes, pocketbooks, hats, etc. Jewelry is not included in this sale. Park Place Church Thrift Shop, 71 Park Place, Pawtucket. The shop is open Wednesdays and Saturdays. The sale runs through Sept. 28. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ST. MARK CHURCH YARD SALE – at the church, 871 Harris Ave., in Woonsocket. A variety of different items will be available for sale. Hotdogs and bottled water will be available for $1 each. If a customer pur- chases $10 worth of items, they will receive a free hotdog and water. Rain date will be Saturday, Sept. 14. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. 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. 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. 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. CUB SCOUT PACK 7 RALLY DAY – STEM activities and games for the whole family at Scouters Hall, 32 North Main St., North Smithfield. Learn more about what Cub Scouts has to offer boys and girls entering grades K–5. Register for the 2019-2020 scouting year. For more information, email pack7info@gmail.com. 1 p.m. to 5 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. CIRCLE OF FRIENDS COFFEEHOUSE – presents Abbie Gardner at the First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass. Tickets are $20. The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, will present the BACK TO THE EIGHTIES SHOW WITH JESSIE'S GIRL on Friday, Sept. 13, at 8 p.m. It is theater meets live music, smothered in '80s glitz. Admission is $26, $31, $36. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . Continues on next page Talk to Roger Bouchard or Jeff Gamache and plan your own show. One hour segments of radio time available for specialized talk or music segments. Programs can be Spanish, Italian or Greek. Programs can be jazz, blues, oldies or whatever. Use your imagination. Less expensive than you think. Your programs also stream on the internet at wnri.com Interested? Call and discuss the possibilities. 769-6925 News/Talk 1380/WNRI since 1954 WNRI/1380 Host your own Radio Show? 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. 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