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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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | NOVEMBER 26-DECEMBER 3, 2019 CALENDAR 9 Farm in Slater Park, 451 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. The event is open to all fur babies. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots collection bin and receive a raffle ticket to win prizes. Raffle tickets will also be available for purchase. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ORGAN/PIANO CONCERT BY EVIE AND SHARON – with a guest appearance by The Faithful Harmonies. Summit Baptist Church, 1176 Victory Highway, Greene. No tickets are required for the concert. A free-will offering will be received and refreshments will be served. Organizers say proceeds are going to charity. For more information, contact Pastor Kim at 401-397-3672. 2 p.m. OLD ENGLISH CHRISTMAS CONCERT – presented by Music at the Meeting House at the Chepachet Baptist Church, 1213 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. The concert will be a pro- gram of English Christmas favorites. The Christmas story will be read from the Bible, and the congregation will be asked to sing familiar English-origin Christmas hymns. The concert will be open to the public without charge, but a free-will offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served. Visit www.che- pachetbaptist.org . 2:30 p.m. FREE HOLIDAY CONCERT – presented by the Carillon Women's Chorus at Greenwood Community Church, 805 Main Ave., Warwick. 3 p.m. ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING – at Hope Village Green, Main Street in Hope. There will be music, refreshments and activities featuring the Scituate Elementary School Chorus, Cub Scout Pack 42, Hope Jackson Fire Company, Scituate Health Alliance and Scituate Prevention Partnership. Stuff a Cruiser will also be taking place. Donate a toy during the Tree Lighting and bring a canned food dona- tion for a local food pantry. Santa will arrive by fire truck. The rain date will be Sunday, Dec. 8, at 4 p.m. Monday December 2 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 afgs.org. TAKE CONTROL OF DIABETES – program at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road. People with pre-diabetes, diabetes and their caregivers are welcome. Register for free classes by contacting Maria Kishfy at 401-440-8136 or mariakishfy@gmail.com. 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. PAWS TO READ – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Children may sign up to read with a therapy dog. Call 401-949-3630 to register. 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday December 3 NRI CHAMBER SEMINAR – Customer Retention- 3 Things you Need to Know at the Chamber of Commerce, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite 40, Lincoln. Learn the three things you need to know to retain your best customers. Registration is required, visit https://tinyurl.com/srayclj. 9 a.m. 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. COFFEE, CAKE & CONVERSATION MORNING BOOK GROUP MEETS – at East Smithfield Public Library, 50 Esmond St. This group meets every Tuesday. Join the group for a cup of coffee or tea and cake, and dis- cuss what members have been reading. For more information, call the library at 401-231- 5150. 10:30 a.m. BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. 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. CHRISTMAS CONCERT WITH KELLEY LENNON – at North Scituate Baptist Church, 619 West Greenville Road, North Scituate. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or by calling 401-647-3238. All proceeds will benefit Special Olympics of Rhode Island. 6:30 p.m. CHRISTIAN ZEN MEDITATION AT LIME ROCK BAPTIST – Church, 1075 Great Road, where Fr. Kevin Hunt, a Trappist Monk and Zen Master will present the evening's teaching: "Christian Spirituality on the Zen Path." Visit lrbcri.org or contact Rev. Eugene Dyszlewski at rev.Gene@Icloud.com or 401- 345-7291. 7 p.m. Wednesday December 4 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. 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. Thursday December 5 ANNUAL FOUNDRY ARTISTS HOLIDAY SALE – at the Pawtucket Armory Center for the Arts, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. Opening reception Thursday, 5-9 p.m. Continues Friday, noon-8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; also the weekend of Dec. 13-15. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber arts, glass, fine arts, furniture, photography, home accessories, giftware and much more. www. foundryshow.com . "FADE" – presented at Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence. Runs Dec. 5 – Jan. 5. Tickets start at $27. For more infor- mation, call the box office at 401-351-4242 or visit www.TrinityRep.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 information. HOPEHEALTH DEMENTIA & ALZHEIMER'S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP – at The Village at Waterman Lake, 715 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Educational support group for people caring for someone with Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. For more information or to sign up, contact HopeHealth at 401-415-4664 or Info@ HopeDementia.org. 2 p.m. 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. HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE – held by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce at Twin River Casino Events Center, 100 Twin River Road. Sponsored by the Chamber's Board of Directors and Twin River Casino, the night includes networking, food stations and signature drinks along with a silent auction. A portion of the registra- tion fee will be donated to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. To register visit https://tinyurl.com/uwe56vw. 5 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. Friday December 6 "FADE" – presented at Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence. Runs Dec. 5 – Jan. 5. Tickets start at $27. For more infor- mation, call the box office at 401-351-4242 or visit www.TrinityRep.com . MUSEUM GIFT SHOP HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA – at Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. Admission is free. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit www.attleboroartsmuseum. org . 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. Saturday December 7 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. CITIZENS BANK FREE FAMILY FUN DAY – at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium, 1401 Hope St., Bristol. The Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium is open free to the public the first Saturday of every month. Join us for crafts, nature sto- ries, animal discoveries, hikes and more. No registration required. Visit www.asri.org . 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 donations 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 exten- sive variety of local farmers, fishers, and food producers. Visit www.farmfresh.org . 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CHRIST CHURCH THRIFT SHOP – Open Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Departments include furniture, decorative accessories, small appliances, 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. HOLIDAY CONCERT – A Journey from Advent to Christmas an Evening of Sacred Music at St. Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., Providence. The concert will feature the R.I. College Chamber Singers and the Adult Choir of St. Agnes Parish. 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The kitchen will be open all 3 days. Please contact the Rectory at 401-861-7265 for further information

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