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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-02-2020

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 JANUARY 2-7, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION CANAL WALK – hosted by the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, at Plummer's Landing, Church Street, Northbridge, Mass. A guided walk along the Blackstone Canal. Find out about the canal's historical and cultural significance and its role in the farm to factory transformation of the Blackstone Valley. All walks end at the start location. All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508- 278-7604 for more information. 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Monday January 6 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. MONDAY MATINEE – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike, Smithfield. Visit the library for popcorn and "Downton Abbey," the feature film continuation of the series. Register at 401-949-3630 or by visit- ing the event calendar at www.yourlibrary. ws . 1 p.m. LECTURE ON LOS ALAMOS – at North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road. Learn about the town famous for the development of the atomic bomb. The lecturer, Ronald Barks, spent five and a half years in Los Alamos. For more information, call 401-647-5133. 6 p.m. Tuesday January 7 AQUA ZUMBA WITH BESSIE – offered at the North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Classes are sponsored by Golden Crest Nursing Center and are free for N.P. Pool and Fitness Center and N.P. Mancini Center members. $5 drop- in fee for non members. Call 401-353-7007. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 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. 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 January 8 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. MULTIPLE MYELOMA SUPPORT GROUP – of Northern Rhode Island, meets the second Wednesday of every month as part of the International Myeloma Foundation. They meet at the Cumberland Public Library, Hayden Center, Room #2, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. For more information contact Chris Regan, 401-316-9937, or email NorthernRI@ imfsupport.org. The website is NorthernRI. support.myeloma.org. 6 p.m. Thursday January 9 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. 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. 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. ANTIQUE APPRAISAL NIGHT – at Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol. Auctioneers Bruneau & Co. will appraise antiques appraised and offer information about historical items, art, antiques, ephem- era and more. Tickets are $10, or $5 for Linden Place members. Reservations are required as space is limited. Visit www.lin- denplace.org/events . 7 p.m. Friday January 10 OWL PROWL – at Fort Refuge Audubon Fort Wildlife Refuge, 1443 Providence Pike, North Smithfield. Head out with Audubon on a winter night to search for owls. An Audubon naturalist will call for different species as you walk through the forest. Dress for the weath- er, wear sturdy walking shoes and bring a flashlight. Hike will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather or icy trails. Advance registration required. For ages 9 and up. Fee: $10/member; $14/non-member. Ages: 9 and up. Register through the events calendar at ww.awsri.org. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. LOUIE LIKES IT HOT FEATURING JACK BABINEAU – performs in the Marquee Room of the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26. Visit www.stadiumtheatre.com . 8 p.m. Saturday January 11 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. 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. KNITTING WEEKEND AND FIBER MARKET – Saturday and Sunday at Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Free and open to all, the market brings in fiber pro- ducers and dyers, pattern-makers, tool mak- ers, and other fiber art product vendors from all over New England. Visit www.facebook. com/slater.mill . ZUMBA WITH FRAN – offered at the North Providence Pool and Fitness Center, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Classes are sponsored by Golden Crest Nursing Center and are free for N.P. Pool and Fitness Center and N.P. Mancini Center members. $5 drop-in fee for non members. Call 401-353-7007. 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. KIDLEIDOSCOPE STORY TIME – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Meet in the River Bend Farm Visitor Center for a nature themed story time, followed by a short nature walk and a craft activity. Appropriate for ages 3-6, siblings are wel- come, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508-278-7604 for more informa- tion. 11 a.m. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY – meets at Rocky Hill Grange, 1340 South County Trail, East Greenwich. Established member Jeff Bookbinder will show meeting par- ticipants a review of his trip to Ecuador. Additionally, he will detail information regarding greenhouse growing as well as orchids in their natural habitats. 1 p.m. ANIMAL TRACKS AND SIGNS FOR FAMILIES – at Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Learn how to identify different tracks and other signs of our native mam- mals and birds and more. Make plaster tracks to take home. End the program with a walk on the trails to see what evidence can be found of wild things. For ages 5 and up. Fee: $12 member adult/child pair; $6 each additional member; $16 non-member adult/ child pair; $8 each additional non-member. Register online through the events calendar at www.asri.org . 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. NO STATIC – A Steely Dan tribute band will perform at The Black Box. 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. For tickets, visit www. theblackboxonline.com . 8 p.m. Sunday January 5 The annual KNITTING WEEKEND AND FIBER MARKET will be held at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket, on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 11-12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit www.facebook. com/slater.mill , email info@slatermill.org, or call 401-725-8638, ext. 108. Do you like to read The Valley Breeze & Observer Then please shop with our advertisers, and tell them 'I saw it in The Breeze!' 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 $50! The ad will be in more than 18,000 papers. Deadline: Fridays at 3 p.m. Call 401-334-9555. Dial 0 for details. 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