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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 11-20-2019

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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PAWTUCKET EDITION | VALLEY BREEZE | NOVEMBER 20-26, 2019 ENTERTAINMENT 23 Sunday November 24 R.I. POST CARD CLUB – will hold its next meeting on at the Knights of Columbus, 15 Bassett St., North Providence. Post cards of all descriptions including town views and holi- day greetings will be available for sale at the club meeting. There is no admission charge. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. SUNDAY MORNING HIKE WITH AUDUBON – at Caratunk Wildlife Refuge, 301 Brown Ave., Seekonk, Mass. 7:30-9:30 a.m. An Audubon naturalist will lead the walk to search for animals that may be up early, such as deer, turkeys, otter and more. Back at the barn, warm cider and coffee will be served. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring your binoculars. Fee: $8/members, $10/non-mem- bers. Ages: teen to adult. Register through the events calendar at COCTEAU'S SHADOW: A FLICKERS' VORTEX SCI-FI & HORROR FILM FESTIVAL – presented at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket. Admission is $10 at shop- or at the door. The museum will screen a collection of sci-fi and horror films from France, including: "On the Other Side;" "Acide;" "Chifoumi;" "Madame;" "Wild Love;" and "Bug.". 7 p.m. Monday November 25 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 TAKE CONTROL OF DIABETES – program at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road. The program will run through Monday, Dec. 16. People with pre-diabetes, diabetes and their caregivers are welcome. Register for free classes by contacting Maria Kishfy at 401-440-8136 or 11 a.m. 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. Tuesday November 26 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. Wednesday November 27 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. FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS – by Audubon with naturalist Laura Carberry. Each week a new birding destina- tion will be chosen. Vist the Audubon webiste,, or Facebook Page for location. These walks are for ages 14 and up. Contact Laura at for more information. 9 a.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. Thursday November 28 HAPPY THANKSGIVING! From preceding page do you know? The Valley Breeze distributes almost 8,500 papers in Pawtucket every Wednesday. The Pawtucket Red Sox com- pleted their year-long "50 Acts of Kindness" program on Nov. 14 by doubling the number of Rhode Island middle schoolers who received college scholarships of $10,000 each in the club's PawSox Scholars program, fund- ed by the PawSox Foundation. The PawSox Scholars for 2019, from left, are HAYLEE MCMANUS, of Pawtucket, EDWIN TOMY, of Woonsocket, and ENZO MONTEIRO FERNANDES, of Central Falls. In back are PawSox hitting coach Rich Gedman, Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt, Red Sox Hall of Famer Tommy Harper, Central Falls City Council President Maria Rivera, and PawSox president Charles Steinberg. Missing from the photo is PawSox Scholar Eli Adams, of Providence. Rhode Island Veterans Home hosts Festival of Trees Saturday Wreaths Across America ceremony set for Dec. 10 BRISTOL – The Rhode Island Veterans Home, 480 Metacom Ave., will be host to the second annual "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 proceeds will benefit the residents and fami- lies 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 com- mittee is still accepting donations for the silent auction, including decorated trees. Tickets are $30 per person and can be purchased online through EventBrite. For ticket or donation informa- tion, visit the Family Council's web- site at www.RIVHFamilyCouncil. com or contact Patti Baccus at 413- 6280. SCITUATE – A Wreaths Across America Veterans Recognition Ceremony will be held at the Ponaganset High School Field House, 137 Anan Wade Road, on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 9 a.m. This ceremony will honor veterans for serving our country and remem- ber those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The nationwide project was started by Morrill Worcester, of the Worcester Wreath Company located in Harrington, Maine, in 1992 with the donation and placing of 5,000 holiday wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery. Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, their mission to remember, honor and teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,600 additional locations, including Ponaganset High School. Refreshments will be offered. Guests are asked to arrive by 8:30 a.m. RSVP with number of guests attending to aricketson@fgschools. com or or by calling Amy Ricketson at 401-710- 7500, ext. 3372. Butler Hospital launches Alzheimer's campaign PROVIDENCE – November is Alzheimer's Awareness Month, and the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, a global leader in Alzheimer's disease research, is using the occasion to call on Rhode Islanders to help make Alzheimer's history through its ongoing #2020by2020RI campaign. The goal of the campaign is to raise the number of participants in its Alzheimer's Prevention Registry to 2,020 by the start of 2020. The registry matches people who may be willing to participate in research with studies or trials for which they may qualify. Joining does not mean that participants are required to be part of any study, just that they are willing to be contacted if it appears they may be a good match for one. The registry is open to anyone ages 40 to 85 with normal memory or mild memory loss. Those inter- ested can join online at butler. org/ALZregistry, or by calling the Memory and Aging Program at 401- 455-6402. To learn more about the Memory and Aging Program, its Alzheimer's Prevention Registry and current research studies and clinical trials, visit or call 401- 455-6402. HEALTH NEWS answers Monument Manufacturers INDOOR SHOWROOM Cemetery Lettering 91 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford 401-434-4064 Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. • Sat. 9 a.m.-Noon STANLEY GRANITE CO.

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