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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 10-31-2019

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VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION | OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 6, 2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS 9 VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also open for tours by appoint- ment. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Call 401-222-9025. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MCCOURT FALL FEST – a fun, community event will take place at 45 Highland Ave., Cumberland. Admission is $3 per child and adults free, includes, illuminated pumpkin trail, haunted hideaway, face painting, balloon animals. Additional activities and food for purchase. 4 p.m. FESTIVAL OF MEALS – A TASTING GALA – to celebrate 50 years of Meals on Wheels of R.I., at the Pawtucket Armory Arts Center, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. Featuring a "Top Dish" culinary competition, celebrity judges, a VIP cocktail reception, silent and live auctions and more. Event tickets are $125 per person for VIP and $75 per person for the main event. More information and tickets are available at www.rimeals.org/fes- tivalofmeals . 7 p.m. FOLK TRIO – consisting of Freebo, Kirsten Maxwell and Alice Howe will appear at the Circle of Friends Coffeehouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass. Admission $20. Visit www.circlefolk.org . 7:30 p.m. CIRCLE OF FRIENDS COFFEEHOUSE – will present Freebo, Alice Howe and Kirsten Maxwell at the Society's handicapped acces- sible First Universalist Society Meetinghouse, 262 Chestnut St., Franklin, Mass., and begin at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Beverages and desserts will be available. Admission is $20. Visit www.circlefolk.org to purchase tickets. 7:30 p.m. MONSTER MIKE WELCH BAND – a Blues/ Rock group will perform at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information call 401-765-1900 or visit http://www.chan- seggrollsandjazz.com. 8 p.m. MUSIC WITHOUT BORDERS: – Judith Lynn Stillman and Friends from the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, at the R.I. Philharmonic's Carter Center for Music Performance & Education, 667 Waterman Ave., East Providence. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students 18 and under or with a college ID, $10 for RI Philharmonic Music School students and family members. Visit tickets.riphil.org . Day-of-concert tickets will be available at the Carter Center starting at 7 p.m. 8 p.m. TRADITIONAL BLUEGRASS BAND MILE TWELVE – will perform at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, 8 p.m. Admission is $16 in advance and $20 on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272. Visit www.riverfolk.org for information. 8 p.m. JOHN WAITE AND SPECIAL GUEST JEFFREY GAINES – will perform at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is Tickets: $29, $39, $49, $59, $90. 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 November 3 RED, WHITE AND BLUEBERRY PANCAKE BREAKFAST – sponsored by North Providence High School's Cougar Close Up will hold its annual Red, White and Blueberry Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, at North Providence High School, 1828 Mineral Spring Ave. Tickets will be sold in advance and at the door and are $8 for adults, and $5 for children and NPHS students. Reservations can also be made for a table of seven for $50. Contact Crystal Bozigian at crystal. Bozigian@npsd.k12.ri.us to purchase tickets, sponsor a table or donate to Cougar Close Up. 8:30 a.m. R.I. PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ORCHESTRAS – will present their first concert of the season at Roberts Hall, Rhode Island College, 600 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Providence. The orchestra will perform Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5, First Movement," and Mozart's "Magic Flute Overture." The concert features the top-level Symphony Orchestra conducted by Music Director Alexey Shabalin, Repertory Orchestra under the direction of Vincent Mattera, and String Orchestra with Irina Naryshkova. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for students, 18 and under, and senior citizens. Tickets are available through the RIC box office at https://tinyurl.com/yxkybnmo or call 401-456-8144. 1 p.m. CUMBERLAND WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP – Held every Sunday at 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Senior Living, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call 774-266-7923 for more information. 2 p.m. CHORAL CONCERT – to benefit the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry will be held at St. Aidan-St. Patrick hall, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Event features per- formances by local church choruses. A cash offering and food donations will be received at the concert. 3 p.m. 8TH ANNUAL CHORAL CONCERT – to benefit the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry will be held at St. Patrick Church,1460 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Local church choirs and community chorus will perform. The event is free and open to the public. A free will offering will be collected and donated to the food pantry. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the food pantry. 3 p.m. CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF BARRINGTON AT ST. JOHN'S – will present the second concert of its season at St. John Episcopal Church, 191 County Road, Barrington. The program features works by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Franz Joseph Haydn. The concert is free, but donations are welcome. Visit www.cobsj.org . 3 p.m. Monday November 4 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. (All day) BINGO AT FOGARTY MANOR – held every Monday at Fogarty Manor, 214 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Bingo starts at 6 p.m. 6 p.m. Tuesday November 5 VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday and Tuesday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also open for tours by appoint- ment. 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. AFTERNOON BOOK GROUP – meets at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. Meet up with fellow book lovers for a discussion of favorite novels. Coffee and tea will be available. Register at http://nspl. evanced.info/signup or call 401-767-2780. 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 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. Wednesday November 6 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 cloth- ing 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. 9 a.m. FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS – by Audubon with naturalist Laura Carberry. Each week a new birding destina- tion will be chosen. Visti the Audubon webi- ste, asri.org, or Facebook Page for location. These walks are for ages 14 and up. Contact Laura at lcarberry@asri.org for more infor- mation. 9 a.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 pm at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. 1 p.m. WRITER'S WORKSHOP – meets at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St. The workshop offers writers networking opportunities, writing and research skills, and encouragement to new writers. Call John Peacock at 401-332-8323 to reserve a spot or for more information. 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. 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. 5 p.m. Thursday November 7 EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS COASTAL BIRDING TRIP – hosted by the Audubon for a day exploring beautiful birding spots from Wesptort to Fairhaven, Mass. The van departs from Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Bring a lunch and water, and dress for the weather, including walking on the beach. This event is for adults. The fee is $50 per members and $65 per non-members. Ages: Adult. Register through the events calendar at asri.org. 8 a.m. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include furniture, decorative accessories, small appliances, domestics, household items, seasonal clothing, boots, shoes, toys and holiday decorations. New items arrive weekly. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Call 401-725-1920. 10 a.m. 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. 1 p.m. to 4 p.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 registra- tion 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 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. ZUMBA CLASS – offered at the North Providence Mancini Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Classes open to adults 18 and older. $5 drop-in fee; free to North Providence Mancini members. Call 401-231-0742. 5:30 p.m. TWIST ON TASTING EVENT – led by The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce at Kirkbrae Country Club, 197 Old River Road, Lincoln. At this particular event, guests will not only enjoy sampling beer and wines, but also some creative cocktails from chamber member restau- rants. Tickets are $40 per person and $500 to sponsor. To register visit https:// tinyurl.com/y2czhf5x. 6 p.m. LEGO BUILDERS CLUB – For ages 5 and up at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Read a book together and then build on a theme. The library provides the Legos; kids pro- vide their creativity. Drop-in for weekly building challenges. Call 401-353-5600. 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. 6:30 p.m. PROCTOR MANSION INN CELEBRATES – 10 years of the mansion's renewed life at 36 Common St., Wrentham, Mass. It will be a "Then and Now," night of music, food and dancing. It will feature light appetiz- ers, cheeses and desserts catered by Chef Paul Streichert, as well as a wine tasting. Guests will enjoy live music and danc- ing in the mansion's L'Enfant Ballroom, a cash wine/beer bar, and an auction both silent and live. Tickets $75, online at proctormansioninn.com. Attire is Cocktail Casual. To find out more about the Proctor Mansion Inn, visit proctormansioninn.com or call 877-384-1861. 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. 7:15 p.m. ANNIE GUTHRIE – the daughter of folk singer Arlo Guthrie will perform in the Marquee Room of the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $26. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. From preceding page answers 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. 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