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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-20-2019

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22 PAWTUCKET / CALENDAR OF EVENTS NOVEMBER 20-26, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Mayor's Holiday Dinner set for Dec. 4 PAWTUCKET – Mayor Donald Grebien invites the Pawtucket community to attend the annual Mayor's Holiday Dinner, to be held on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from noon to 1:30 p.m., at the Holy Family Parish Hall, 195 Walcott St. The long-standing tradition is free and open to all city residents and is sponsored by the donations of food, money, and vol- unteer help from area businesses and indi- viduals. The dinner has always enjoyed the company of "celebrity guests" that serve as waitstaff for the day. Transportation to and from the holiday dinner will be provided with a continuous shuttle beginning at 11:30 a.m. from the following locations: Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St.; Fogarty Manor parking lot, 214 Roosevelt Ave.; Kennedy Manor parking lot, 175 Broad St.; St. Germain Manor parking lot, 401 Mineral Spring Ave.; Slater Hill House parking lot, 8 George St.; Towers East parking lot, 75 East Ave. For people looking for more information about the event, or for people who would like to know how they can help, the may- or's office can be reached by calling 401- 728-0500, ext. 281. Interested parties may also email amartins@pawtucketri.com . Leon Mathieu Senior Center annual Holiday party Dec. 13 PAWTUCKET – The Leon Mathieu Senior Center, 420 Main St., will hold its annual Holiday Party along with their Basket raffles on Friday, Dec. 13, at 12:30 p.m., on the first floor activity room. There will be DJ entertainment provided by Bo Dees Circle of Music. Light refresh- ments will be served. Senior Center mem- bers must sign up at the second floor office and the cost is $2 per person. Tickets for the basket raffles are $1 per ticket or $2 for three tickets. Proceeds from the raffles will benefit the Senior Center's future programs and activi- ties. Call the center for more information at 401-728-7582. Wednesday November 20 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. 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. "IN MY MOTHER'S HOUSE" – A documentary film by Lina Fruzzetti and Akos Ostor will be shown at the North Providence Public Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Meet Liza Fruzzetti as she shares her the history of her American-Eritrean-Italian family. Sponsored by the Italian Language Meetup. All are welcome. 6:30 p.m. Thursday November 21 CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include furniture, decorative accessories, small appli- ances, domestics, household items, seasonal clothing, boots, shoes, toys and holiday decorations. New items arrive weekly. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Call 401-725-1920. 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 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. Friday November 22 BLACKSTONE VALLEY POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE – Weekends from through Dec. 22. Take a magical journey to the North Pole with storytelling, games, hot chocolate and cookies, and a visit from Santa where he'll deliver the first gift of Christmas. Departs and returns to Woonsocket Train Depot, One Depot Square. Visit www.blackstonevalleypolarexpress.com/site/tickets . DISNEY'S "FROZEN JR." – presented at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Friday at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . FASHION WEEK RHODE ISLAND SEASON VII – presented by Lights- Fashion-Philanthropy. Three nights of fashion, art and entertainment, Friday-Sunday, at Providence Career Technical Academy, 41 Fricker St., Providence. Tickets are $10. Visit https://tinyurl.com/wjr4xgk . 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. STEPHANIE MILLS – performs at the Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. For tickets, visit www.twinriver.com . 8 p.m. Saturday November 23 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. WINTER FARMERS MARKET – at Hope Artiste Village, 999 Main St, Pawtucket. Features over 80 vendors selling their locally-grown products, featuring an extensive variety of local farmers, fishers, and food producers. Visit www.farmfresh.org . 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. SATURDAY BRUNCH BUNCH – Toastmasters club will hold its next meet- ing at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. The public is welcome. For more information, e-mail sbbtm31@gmail. com or call 508-293-1488. 9:15 a.m. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include furniture, decorative accessories, small appli- ances, domestics, household items, seasonal clothing, boots, shoes, toys and holiday decorations. New items arrive weekly. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Call 401-725-1920. 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. SATURDAY SURPRISE – This drop-in program at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave., will be different every week but will always include at least one read-aloud story and will always be fun. Geared towards preschoolers; siblings welcome. Call 401-353-5600. 2 p.m. STONE SOUP COFFEEHOUSE – presents the Atwater-Donnelly Trio at the The Music Mansion, 88 Meeting St., Providence. Tickets are $20. For tick- ets, visit http://stonesoupcoffeehouse.org . 7 p.m. EILEEN IVERS AND UNIVERSAL ROOTS – performs at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, 8 p.m. Admission is $26 in advance and $30 on the day of the show. For reservations, call 401-725-9272. Visit www.riverfolk.org for 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. Continues on next page

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