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The North Providence Breeze 09-11-2019

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 11-17, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION 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. 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. 32ND APPLE FESTIVAL – hosted by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and The Washington Trust Company at Johnston Memorial Park. Free Parking is available at Johnston High School, 345 Cherry Hill Road, Johnston, with com- plimentary shuttle service. Admission is free. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. YARD SALE – Woodlawn Catholic Regional School, 61 Hope St., Pawtucket, will hold an indoor yard sale. The items to be sold include desk top computers, file cabinets, cafeteria tables, book cases, children's desks and chairs, holiday decorations, lots and lots of books and more. Noon to 2 p.m. 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 mem- bers, 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. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY – meets at Rocky Hill Grange, 1340 South County Trail, East Greenwich. The topic will be Cymbidiums: an overview of the more important species, hybrid types and cultural requirements. 1 p.m. KITTEN STORY TIME – at North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road. The library is partnering with Pawswatch Animal Rescue to host a group of cats and kittens during a special story time. All of the cats in attendance will be available for adop- tion. For more information, call the library at 401-647-5133. 1 p.m. OCEAN STATE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL & PICK-NIC – at Frerichs Farm, 65 Kinnicutt Ave., The event is sponsored by the Rhode Island Bluegrass Alliance. Saturday night's festival will feature three bands from 6 to 9 p.m.: the Ocean State Ramblers, Bend in the River and headliner Pretty Saro. Gates open at 3 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. Admission for Saturday night's show is $15. Tickets are now on sale on at www.ribluegrass.org . Also on Sunday at 11 a.m. Sundays activi- ties include bluegrass jamming, food, raffles and workshops. Admission on Sunday is free but there will be a $5 parking fee for non- campers. ROAST BEEF DINNER – at Moosup Valley Grange, 81 Moosup Valley Road, Foster. Seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 6-12. For reserva- tions, call 401-397-7069 or 401-392-0439. POPS IN THE PARK – Rhode Island Philharmonic presented by Pawtucket Teachers Alliance and city of Pawtucket with Bristol County Savings Bank sponsoring the fireworks. Slater Memorial Park, Armistice Boulevard, Pawtucket. Rain date: Sunday, Sept. 15. Free. Call 401-248-7000 or visit riphil.org . 5:30 p.m. MIXED MAGIC THEATRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – presents the Joe Parillo Trio 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. Tickets are $20, visit www.mmtri.org . 6 p.m. STARLIT NIGHT HIKE – Join Park Ranger Viola Bramel for a Starlit Night Hike at West Hill Dam. Meet at the office located at 518 East Hartford Ave., Uxbridge, Mass. Explore various habitats along the river and marshes, grassland and wooded areas. Youth under the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult. Call 978-318-8417. The event will be canceled in the event of heavy rain. 7:30 p.m. MARK HUMMEL AND BLUES SURVIVORS – perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $23 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m. JONNY LANG – performs his blues rock hits at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $37, $47, $57, $67. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762- 4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre. com . 8 p.m. Sunday September 15 34TH ANNUAL ST. JUDE BREAKFAST – to benefit St. Jude's Children Hospital at the Club Par-X, 36 Stanley St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $8 in advance; $10 at the door, and free for children under 5. Tickets on sale at the following locations: Club Par-X, Club Lafayette, Pepin Lumber, Vose Hardware, Bileau Flowers, Piette Jewelers, WNRI and WOON. Call Romeo Berthiaume at 401-651- 4739 for more information. 8 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. 11 a.m. STEP THIS WAY – Live life through the art of dance and music at Slater Memorial Park, Newport Ave., Pawtucket. The event will fea- ture dance instructors and music from vari- ous genres including Latin, African, hip hop, Cape Verdean, zumba and other visual art forms. Audience participation will be encour- aged. The program will be led by salsa per- formers JJ Latin Dance and zumba instruc- tors Fatima Khiara and Sonia Andrade and more. Open to all Ages. Noon to 2:30 p.m. PRECIOUS BLOOD CEMETARY WALKING TOUR – hosted by the Woonsocket Historical Society, in conjunction with the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage CorridorGO! program sponsored by the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. Meet at the front gate of the cemetery is located in Woonsocket at the corner of Rathbun Street and Diamond Hill Road. 1 p.m. MIXED MAGIC THEATRE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES – presents the 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 Mainstage. Tickets are $15, visit www.mmtri. org . 6 p.m. Monday September 16 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. SWINGING SQUARES WORKSHOP CLASS – Beginner level offered from 7 to 9 p.m.; higher level offered from 9 to 9:30 p.m., at Oaklawn Grange, 24, Searle Ave., Cranston. Admission is $6 per person. Free for new dancers. Bob Butler will be the caller. Visit swingingsquares.com or call Jim at 508- 654-6719. GLOCESTER HERITAGE SOCIETY MEETS – at the historic Job Armstrong Store, 1181 Main St., Chepachet. Raffle winners will be drawn at the end of the meeting. Raffle tick- ets are available at the Town Trader Antique store on Main Street. All are welcome to attend. 7 p.m. Tuesday September 17 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. 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. 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. BLACKSTONE VALLEY CULINARIA FOOD TOUR – Meets at the Harvest Kitchen, 2 Bayley St., Pawtucket, for a fun and informa- tive, hands-on class on Japanese cuisine, food culture and customs. This class will focus on bento, the Japanese meal in a box. Each participant will create their own bento and leave with a pair of chopsticks and recipes. A drink, appetizer and dessert are included. The cost is $33 per person. Advanced reser- vations are required at www.blackstoneculi- naria.com . 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. OPEN HOUSE – for the Cumberland Lincoln Community Chorus Tuesday at Wesley UMC, 55 Woodland St., Lincoln. For further infor- mation, contact clccmusic.org, check us out on Facebook or just show up and see what it's all about. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday September 18 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. TRASH OR TREASURE SHOP – of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket, has re-opened with fall/winter merchandise. New and gently- used clothing and shoes for the family is available along with handbags, books, home goods, soft domestics, etc. The shop is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m.- noon. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. 1 p.m. CAROLYN ENGER – will perform the "Exposé" at the Dwares Jewish Community Center, 401 Elmgrove Ave., Providence, with support from the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. There will also be a perfor- mance on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 3 p.m., at Providence College. The program is free and open to the public. 7 p.m. Thursday September 19 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. Saturday September 14 From page 6 Do you know someone celebrating an October Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for OCTOBER will be printed on October 3, 2019. 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