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The North Providence Breeze 11-13-2019

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 | NOVEMBER 13-19, 2019 ENTERTAINMENT / CALENDAR 11 Thursday November 14 AT THE TABLE WITH GINA MARIE – at the North Providence Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Share recipes or even bring in a sample of your own. This month's theme is "All Things Pumpkin." All are welcome. Call 401-353-5600 or visit www.nplib.com . 11 a.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. 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. 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 provide their creativity. Drop-in for weekly building chal- lenges. 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. 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. "SEDUCTION OF THE INNOCENT" – Rhode Island Stage Ensemble's Daydream Theater production at the RISE Playhouse, 142 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 at the door or at www.ristage.org. 8 p.m. Friday November 15 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. R.I. PHILHARMONIC OPEN REHEARSAL – at The Vets, One Avenue of the Arts, Providence. General Admission is $20. Advance tickets are available at tickets.riphil. org or 401-248-7000. On day of rehearsal only, tickets are also available at The Vets Box Office. 5:30 p.m. 13TH ANNUAL WINE TASTING FUNDRAISER – Event hosted to benefit the Cumberland Land Trust Friday, at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Tickets to the event are $25 per person and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information on tickets, contact Joe at 401-374-7857 or visit www. cumberlandLandTrust.org. 7 p.m. GENERATIONS UNITED WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT – Members of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School's Youth Wind Ensembles Symphonic Winds, at Scituate High School, 94 Trimtown Road, North Scituate. Tickets available at the door on the evening of the concert for $12 general admission; and $7 for children, students and senior citizens. Call 401-248-7038, or email Cat Walsh, youth ensembles manager at cwalsh@riphil.org. 7:15 p.m. "CARMEN" – at the Black Box Theater, 825 Hope St., Providence. For tickets call 401-353-11-29 or purchase online at https:// festivalballetprovidence.org . 8 p.m. BOZ SCAGGS – Out of the Blues Tour at the Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. For tickets, visit www.twin- river.com . 8 p.m. Saturday November 16 INDOOR YARD SALE – open every Saturday, 8 a..m-1 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m-1 p.m., at the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket. New items every week. All proceeds benefit the cat sanctuary. Call 401-765-4174. 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. THE FAB FAUX will perform the music of the Beatles on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. The show will be held at The Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets: $36, $46, $56, $76. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . See SATURDAY, Page 12 Rhode Island Veterans Home will host Festival of Trees Nov. 23 BRISTOL – The Rhode Island Veterans Home, 480 Metacom Ave., will be host to the 2nd annu- al "A Veterans Affair: Festival of Trees" on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is a celebration featur- ing food, music, raffles and a silent auction organized by the Veterans Home Family Council. All pro- ceeds will benefit the residents and families of the Rhode Island Veterans Home. This year's honorees include Ron and Pete Cardi, George W. Reilly, BG (Ret.) Richard J. Valente and the Gold Star Families of the Rhode Island Nine. The featured attraction will be a lineup of uniquely and creatively decorated trees, all available in the silent auction. The organizing committee is still accepting dona- tions for the silent auction, includ- ing decorated trees. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased online through EventBrite. For ticket or donation infor- mation, visit the Family Council's website at www. RIVHFamilyCouncil.com or con- tact Patti Baccus at 401-413-6280. Learn about WWII artist Draper Sunday LINCOLN – The Blackstone Valley Historical Society will pres- ent the program The Artist in World War II on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 2 p.m., at North Gate Toll House, 1873 Louisquisset Pike. Join Park Ranger Joshua Bell from the Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park as he traces William Draper's remark- able journey around the Pacific, using works of art Draper created along the way. William Franklin Draper was named after his grandfather, the Civil War Veteran and U.S. Ambassador to Italy. William Draper, the younger, was slight and had a quiet bookishness about him. When the United States entered World War II he volun- teered his services as an artist and was eventually given a commis- sion as a Naval Reserve officer and served as a combat artist. His assignments took him to the Aleutian Islands, Hawaii, and the South Pacific. Crafters wanted ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The South Attleboro Village Lions Club is looking for crafters to participate in its annual craft fair to be held Saturday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Attleboro Elks Lodge 1014, 887 South Main St., Attleboro, Mass. Table space is $35 and must be reserved and paid for in advance. For more information, contact Lori at 774-254-0006 or Sabrina at 774- 282-0255. ACROSS 1. Shelter for pigeons 5. Popular lit genre __-fi 8. Used to harvest agave 11. Wintertime accessory 13. "Gandalf" actor McKellen 14. Taxis 15. Political plot 16. Public television 17. Nigerian ethnic group 18. Informal loan clubs 20. "Wheel of For- tune" host 21. C C C 22. North, South and Central make them up 25. In an early way 30. Lied down in rest 31. Female hip-hop trio 32. Improves 33. Genus of macker- el sharks 38. Electronic countermeasures 41. Emerging 43. Balkan body of water 45. A type of delivery 47. Ancient kingdom near Dead Sea 49. Title given to a monk 50. Partner to "oo- hed" 55. "Luther" actor Idris 56. Supporting pin (nautical) 57. Golden peas plant 59. One point north of northeast 60. Unit of measure- ment 61. Where clothes hang 62. Opposite of night 63. A way to change color 64. Korean indepen- dence proponent Syngman DOWN 1. Reciprocal of sine 2. Political organi- zation 3. Defunct funk record label 4. Geological times 5. One who drinks slowly 6. Nightclub enter- tainment 7. Establish in one's mind 8. Restaurants 9. Off-Broadway theater award 10. Requests 12. You don't watch to catch it 14. Intestinal pouch- es 19. Satisfy 23. Wet dirt 24. Regularly re- peated 25. Before 26. The color of Valentine's Day 27. Indicates near 28. Bon __: witty remark 29. One's holdings 34. Request 35. Prefix meaning "badly" 36. Midway between north and north- east 37. Ottoman military title 39. Teased 40. Happily 41. Pie _ __ mode 42. Mars crater 44. Sports TV per- sonality 45. Taxi driver 46. Abba __, Israeli politician 47. The sick are sometimes on it 48. Relating to olives 51. Swiss river 52. Grayish white 53. A way to engrave 54. Where Coach K. works 58. Midway between south and south- east Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 13.

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