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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-02-2020

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4 ENTERTAINMENT JANUARY 2-7, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION GMCC will hold open rehearsals in January MILFORD, Mass. – The Greater Milford Community Chorus will hold open rehearsals on Wednesdays, Jan. 8, 15 and 22, at the Memorial Hall Cultural Center, 30 School St. Arrive by 6:45 p.m.; rehearsal runs from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The 50-voice ensemble has twice yearly opportunities for new members to join. There are no auditions, how- ever, it is strongly recommended that singers have a solid understanding of music and more importantly, a willing- ness to put the work in to study their parts and to blend in to make a beau- tiful sound. Sensitive ears and good intonation are basic necessities. For more information, visit www. greatermilfordcommunitychorus.org . Linden Place will host appraisal night BRISTOL – Linden Place Mansion will hold an Antique Appraisal Night on Thursday, Jan. 9, at 7 p.m. Find out the value of your antiques with auctioneers Bruneau & Co. Held inside the historic mansion parlors, guests will be given the opportunity to have their antiques appraised while they learn more about histori- cal items, art, antiques, ephemera and more from specialists Kevin Bruneau and Travis Landry. Tickets are $10, or $5 for Linden Place members. Reservations are required as space is limited. Visit www.lindenplace.org/events- calendar . Little Rhody Bottle Club will hold annual sale Jan. 12 TAUNTON, Mass. – The Little Rhody Bottle Club's annual antique bottle show and sale will be held on Sunday, Jan. 12, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Holiday Inn, 700 Myles Standish Blvd., Route 495, exit 9. The show features more than 35 dealers from throughout the New England states who will offer more than 60 tables of antique bottles, insulators, and stoneware for sale. Inexpensive bottles will be avail- able for new collectors, while the advanced collectors will find rare and unusual offerings. Admission is $3. For more informa- tion, visit littlerhodybottleclub.org or contact Bill Rose, show chairman, at 508-880-4929 or sierramadre@com- cast.net. The Linsey Woolsey Quilt Guild will meet Jan. 13 ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The January meeting of the Linsey Woolsey Quilt Guild will be held Monday, Jan. 13, at the First Baptist Church, 118 South Main St. Registration will be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Anthony Ferranti from Sewing Machine Services of Lincoln. Guild activities will include block of the month, workshops, raffles, charity projects, retreat and social activities. Quilters are welcomed to bring a friend or make new ones. Refreshments will be provided. For information, contact linsey- woolseyquiltguild@gmail.com. Take a hike at West Hill Dam Jan. 12 UXBRIDGE, Mass. – Join Park Rangers on Sunday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m., at the West Hill Dam project office, 518 East Hartford Ave., for a Wild Winter Hike. Visitors should dress for the weath- er. The event will be canceled in the event of heavy rain or snow. If nature provides the snow, visitors may bring snow shoes. Participants need to be able to walk about a mile and may bring binoculars, field guides and a water bottle. Youth under the age of 17 are asked to bring and adult. Junior Rangers Level-2 earn wildlife credit. For more information, call Ranger Viola at 978-318-8417. The Ragdoll Fancier's Club annual WINTER WONDERLAND CAT SHOW will fea- ture a variety of breeds including ragdolls on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 4-5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Ragdoll Fanciers' Club will host cat show Jan. 4-5 in Cumberland CUMBERLAND – The Ragdoll Fanciers' Club, in conjunction with the Cat Fanciers' Federation, will host its annual Winter Wonderland Cat Show on Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 4-5, at Diamond Hill Park, 4097 Diamond Hill Road in Cumberland. A variety of breeds will be represented, including ragdoll, Maine coon, Scottish fold, Persian, Himalayan, exotic shorthair, American shorthair, and Siamese, as well as many household pet cats. Judging will take place in four rings each day along with addi- tional Household Pet Guest judg- ing. Representatives from the Massachusetts Feline Intervention Alliance cat foster program will be present with a variety of products for sale. There will also be a raffle table. The show runs Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children and seniors, and free for children under 6. For more information, contact Ken Staples at 401-575-1138 or Diane Munroe at 401-261-4133. So many papers, so little investment. To advertise, call Cindy at 334-9555, x153 IN BRIEF ACROSS 1. Database manage- ment system 5. Soft blue-gray mineral 11. Algerian coastal city 12. A healthy red- ness 16. El __, border town 17. Part of the mind 18. Female body part 19. Atrocities 24. You can call Paul Simon this 25. Copyread 26. Large integers 27. Large, flightless bird 28. Bread and whis- key are two 29. Indicate pain or discomfort 30. Worry 31. Wild goats 33. Belittle 34. More supernat- ural 38. Wakes up 39. Intestinal pouch- es 40. Popular dance 43. American state 44. CSI actor 45. Having a keen enthusiasm for 49. Swiss river 50. Restaurant item 51. Intense unhap- piness 53. Unit of loudness 54. Increase in velocity 56. Mesoamerican religion 58. Early multimedia 59. Forearm bone 60. An unprincipled person 63. Swarming with 64. Shellfish 65. Root of taro plant DOWN 1. More silly 2. Adult beverage 3. Iron used for lofting 4. Noses 5. Smile 6. One who examines closely 7. Lethal dose 8. Denotes past 9. "This Is Us" actor Fitch 10. Dabbling ducks 13. Polish beer 14. A type of cat 15. Shows respect for 20. Of I 21. Commercial 22. Chai and chamo- mile are two 23. Lodging option 27. Geological times 29. Unit of electrical inductance (abbr.) 30. Where G-men work 31. Hot beverage 32. One of the six noble gases 33. Southern constel- lation 34. South American nation 35. Suitable for use as food 36. The back 37. I (German) 38. Blood group 40. Fit to stand trial 41. Praise exces- sively 42. Female's title 44. EU predecessor 45. Acutely insightful and wise 46. Disguised 47. Improved the appearance of 48. Generator 50. The real __, the genuine article 51. Male's title 52. Home of the Hawkeyes 54. About aviation 55. At all times 57. Military peace officer 61. College degree 62. Indicates position Answers to this week's crossword puzzle can be found on page 8. Do you know someone celebrating a February Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for FEBRUARY will be printed on January 30, 2020. Forms should be re- ceived by The Valley Breeze by Friday, January 24, 2020. Send in the name of someone with his or her February birth date and $2 per edition and we'll include them in the club. The check should be made payable to The Valley Breeze for use in the Breeze charities fund. Mail to: The Valley Breeze, 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Suite #204, Lincoln, RI 02865. Thank you! Greetings should be 10 words or less. Name: .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Date of Birth: ............................................................................................................................................ Age: .............................................................................. 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