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The North Providence Breeze 11-26-2019

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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8 CALENDAR NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 3, 2019 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION Wednesday November 27 TRASH OR TREASURE SHOP – of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket, has re- opened with fall/winter merchan- dise. 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. FREE WEDNESDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS – by Audubon with naturalist Laura Carberry. Each week a new birding destination will be chosen. Vist the Audubon webiste, 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 the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949- 4590. 1 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. KARATE SHOW AND LONG SHADOW SHEEP – perform at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. The concert is 21+ only, ID will be checked at the door. Tickets are available at www. theblackboxonline.com, by calling the box office at 508-528-3370, or at the door. 8 p.m. Thursday November 28 RHODE ISLAND FAMILY TURKEY TROT – Youth fun run starts at 9:30 a.m. 5K starts 10 a.m. Start and finish at Pawtucket City Hall. Pick up race number and T-shirt starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St., Pawtucket. Refreshments will be available at the finish line. Visit https://family- turkeytrot.com . 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 infor- mation. 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. 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. Friday November 29 "FESTIVAL OF TREES" – Open house and annual opening of Grace Country Store at at Grace Episcopal Church, 104 North Washington St., North Attleboro, Mass. Friday, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. ANNUAL COAT DRIVE DISTRIBUTION – from the Helping Hands Club at Cumberland High School will be held at St. Patrick's Church, 301 Broad St., and the Boys & Girls Club in Cumberland, 1 James J McKee Way. Those in need can take home coats for themselves and their families for the winter. 8:30 a.m. DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING AT AUDUBON – Bring the kids for fun activities and a Turkey Trot Nature Walk at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. No registration required. Free with admission. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. THE CUMBERLAND LAND TRUST – is hosting a two-hour leisurely walk at Mercy Woods at 10 a.m. Meet at the intersection of Sumner Brown Road and Wrentham Road. For more information, visit www. RILandTrustDays.org . THE GLOCESTER LAND TRUST – will lead a two-hour walk at Steere Hill in Harmony at 10 a.m. Meet at the parking area on Route 44, across from the Harmony Post Office. For more information, visit www.RILandTrustDays.org . WARM HEARTS WARM COATS DAY – at the Salvation Army, 102 High St., Pawtucket. Those who need a coat and other warm items are encouraged to come on the day of the event. Books are Wings will distribute children's books. Donations are welcome. Call 401- 369-1918. 10 a.m. to 2 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. "RISE TO BLACK: FRIENDS AND PEOPLE WE KNOW" – presented by Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Tickets are $10 and can be pur- chased at www.mmtri.org . 7 p.m. PEACHEATERS AND BEARLY DEAD – perform at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. Tickets are available at www.the- blackboxonline.com , by calling the box office at 508-528-3370, or at the door. 8 p.m. JAMES MONTGOMERY – per- foms at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com or call 401-765-1900. 8 p.m. ORNAMENT – performs the music of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $21, $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www. stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. Saturday November 30 "THE NUTCRACKER" – will be pre- sented at the Stadium Theater, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, on Saturday, at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$45. Call 401-762- 4545 or visit www.stadiumtheatre. com . 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 merchan- dise. 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. CUMBERLAND LIBRARY FRIENDS BOOKSTORE – Friends Bookstore at the Cumberland Public Library offers used books, sorted and categorized, for sale. Books are $1 or less. Book dona- tions are also accepted. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334-3268 with questions. 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. LAND TRUST DAYS ENCORE WALK – at Westconnaug Meadows, Scituate. This event is free and suitable for all ages. Leashed dogs are welcomed as well. This walk will be canceled in the case of heavy rain and/or thunderstorms. Visit https://tinyurl. com/uffla9z . For more informa- tion, contact Brian at bvenditelli@ rpiannuccillo.com. 10 a.m. 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. WATERFIRE HOLIDAY ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL – at 475 Valley St., Providence. More than 75 art- ists and makers, fine art, wood, ceramics, jewelry, metalwork and more. Also, live music and food trucks. Visit https://tinyurl.com/ r3lt87n . Noon to 6 p.m. 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 are welcome. Call 401-353- 5600. 2 p.m. HOMECOMING CONCERT AND SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER – at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, 7:30 p.m. The concert features Atwater-Donnelly, Allysen Callery, Cathy Clasper-Torch and Shelley Katsh, Yacouba Diabate, Torrin Ryan and more. For reservations, call 401-725-9272 or visit www. riverfolk.org for more information. Admission is $20. 6:30 p.m. Sunday December 1 PAWS & CLAUS – Pet photos with Santa hosted by the Pawtucket Dog Park Committee at Daggett Route 44 Music Series presents SARAH POTENZA and Ian Crossman at The Harmony Lodge, 102 Putnam Pike, Glocester. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sean Finnerty will open the show. For tickets, visit https://route44sarah.brownpapertickets.com . Continues on next page

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