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The North Providence Breeze 11-06-2019

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©2019 THE VALLEY BREEZE Living THE VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER NOVEMBER 6-12, 2019 Bazaars 7 Calendar 9 Entertainment 3 Movie 6 Real Estate 8 Recipe 4 Classifi eds 11 QUICK INDEX valleybreeze.com @ Craftopia Sunday, Nov. 10 10 a.m.-4 p.m. A watercolor painting of an indigo bun- ting bird by Pawtucket artist HOLLY WACH, whose art will be displayed at this year's Craftopia event. Traditional Parenting JOHN ROSEMOND What to do about stealing Q: Our 7-year-old son recently stole two small model cars from a playmate while he was at the play- mate's house. Apparently, he wanted to trade one of his toys for the two cars, but the playmate refused, so he stole them. When we found them, he claimed his friend had given them to him. We absolutely know that's not true, but it's been over a week and our son refuses to admit to the theft. He's changed his story, then changed it back, so we know he's lying, but still he refuses to budge. Nothing like this has ever happened before and we're at a loss. We called an acquain- tance of ours who's also a therapist. She said that children who steal are often compensating for some inse- curity and that punishing him could make matters worse. We have no idea what insecurity our son is deal- See PARENTING, Page 6 Craftopia 11th annual juried show features handmade, local goods PAWTUCKET – For those looking to get a head start on their holiday shopping, the 11th annual Craftopia will feature 65 artists and crafters sell- ing handmade wares this weekend in Pawtucket. The event, hosted by Rhody Craft, takes place at Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., on Sunday, Nov. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The juried craft show features local and affordable art and goods, says organizer Kim Clark, owner of Rhody Craft. What sets Craftopia apart from other craft shows? "It's fun (and) festive," Clark said. "It's juried but also affordable. We look for fun, colorful, affordable art by the people for the people." "Sometimes when you hear juried shows, that means it's very high end," she added. "We're very careful about the quality we're admitting but look for affordable (products)." By MELANIE THIBEAULT Valley Breeze Staff Writer melanie@valleybreeze.com When asked about the price range of items, Clark said they're anywhere from $1 to $100. For returning visitors, she said not much is new in terms of the setup, as they "pretty much stick to what See CRAFTOPIA, Page 7 RI Beef & Veal 60 Armento St. Johnston, RI 401-232-7220 rhodeislandbeef.com Hours: Mon. 7 a.m.-1 p.m.; Tues.-Sat. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Time to order the bird. Whole Fresh Turkey $2.49 lb. (subject to change) Boneless Chicken Breasts $20 10-lbs. Party Wings $25.99 10-lbs. Ground Chuck 80/20 $22.50 10-lbs. A Thanksgiving Reminder WET LEAKY BASEMENT? • PUMPS INSTALLED • UNDER FLOOR DRAINAGE • REASONABLE PRICING (401) 225-2000 www.DivConServices.com LET A PROFESSIONAL SOLVE YOUR BASEMENT WATER PROBLEMS John A. D'Ambra Diversified Services RI Reg. #9386

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