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The Valley Breeze Woonsocket North Smithfield 11-27-2019

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 LIVING EDITION | NOVEMBER 27-DECEMBER 4, 2019 CALENDAR 11 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 LIGHTING OF THE GREEN – at the Cumberland Fire Department Station 5, 50 Arnold Mills Road. They will kick off the holiday season with the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree. Santa will be there to greet the kids and have small gifts. There will also be fire trucks and refreshments. 6 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. 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. AFTERNOON BOOK GROUP – meets at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. Meet up with fellow book lovers for a discussion of favorite novels. Coffee and tea will be available. Register at http://nspl. evanced.info/signup or call 401-767-2780. 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 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. FAMILY SNOW GLOBE CRAFT – for Children ages 6 and up with an adult at Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, to make a water-less snow globe, which are lighter than regular snow globes. The Library will provide supplies to make the snow globe. Register now online at lincolnlibrary.com, stop by the Reference Desk or call 401-333- 2422, ext. 22, to sign up. 6:30 p.m. CHRISTMAS CONCERT WITH KELLY 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, Lincoln, where Fr. Kevin Hunt, a Trappist Monk and Zen Master will present the eve- ning'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. 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 . 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. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753- 7000. 1 p.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. 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. BINGO – at Lincoln Housing, 10 Franklin St., Lincoln. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Bingo starts 6 p.m. 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. ROUTE 44 MUSIC SERIES – presents Sarah Potenza and Ian Crossman at The Harmony Lodge, 102 Putnam Pike, Glocester. 7:30-9:30 p.m. For tickets, visit https://route- 44sarah.brownpapertickets.com . 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 . CHRISTMAS PARTY – held at the St. Aidan Parish Center, 1460 Diamond Hill Road, for the Saint Aidan Senior Club, featuring a Roast Beef luncheon. The entertainment will be provided by Polka Paul. New members are welcome. 8:30 a.m. 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. PANCAKES WITH SANTA – breakfast host- ed by Cub Scout Pack 711, at St. Ambrose Church Hall, Albion. The cost is $6 per person. For more information contact Sara Brown 908-303-8628 or pack711albionRI@ gmail.com. 9 a.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. Free will offering will benefit the parish supply closet. 6:30 p.m. From preceding page answers Are you a Church, Scout group, spos team or School hosting a Pancake Breakfast, Cra Fair, Pasta Dinner or any other type of fund-raiser this season? You can buy an ad of this size for only $75! The ad will be in more than 31,000 papers. Deadline: Fridays at 3 p.m. Call 401-334-9555. Dial 0 for details. Prepayment is required. Adve•ise your Volunteer Organization's Fund-raiser on Calendar Pages • Raffles • Crafts for Kids • Face Painting • Cookie Decorating • Fantastic Shopping with UNIQUE Vendors • Delicious BBQ Lunch options from Gotta Q • A Special Guest from the North Pole Raffle ticket Sales close at 2 p.m. Cumberland Hill PTO Holiday Fair Saturday, December 7, 2019 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Cumberland Hill Elementary School 205 Manville Hill Rd., Cumberland RI Fun for the WHOLE Family!

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