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The Valley Breeze Pawtucket 01-08-2020

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24 ENTERTAINMENT JANUARY 8-14, 2020 | VALLEY BREEZE | PAWTUCKET EDITION Valley Talks begin Sunday at MoWC WOONSOCKET – Valley Talks, a series of biweekly historical lectures, will begin Sunday, Jan. 12. All events are free and take place at 1:30 p.m., at the Museum of Work & Culture. This year's series will focus on the Rhode Island Historical Society's 2020 theme, Spotlight Rhode Island, highlighting per- forming arts and artists throughout the state. The series will kick-off with "SOS: Saving our Stadium," a talk by Stadium restoration lead architect Dan Peloquin. In this presentation, Peloquin will share a first-hand account of the process to rescue and refurbish Woonsocket's own Stadium Theatre. Built in 1926, the Stadium was opened by Arthur Daman so locals could access high quality entertainment "right here at home." Peloquin will discuss this history and how Daman's dream inspired the 1997- 2001 restoration efforts, spearheaded by a small group of volunteers. Having been involved in every aspect of the restoration of the theatre and renovation of the Stadium Conservatory, Peloquin is uniquely situated to present on this beloved Woonsocket land- mark. Seating is limited to 75 and is first- come, first-served. Other Valley Talks will include: • Jan. 26: Rhode Island International Film Festival Executive Director George Marshall presents on the history of the festival, which began in Woonsocket, and screen 2019 Festival winner "A Sister". • Feb. 9: Former Providence Journal music critic Rick Massimo explores the history of the Newport Folk Festival through stories, music and images captured in his new book I Got a Song. • Feb. 23: Writer Jeanne Douillard exam- ines the initial move of French settlers from France to Canada, their transformation into British subjects, and their eventual immigra- tion to New England. • March 8: Paul & Denise Bourget dis- cusses how they transform themselves into Brevet Major General George Sears Greene and Mrs. Martha Greene & their dedication to historical reenacting. • March 22: Filmmaker Christian de Rezendes offers a preview of his historical documentary series "Slatersville: America's First Mill Village" highlighting the French- Canadian portion of the story. Herman's Hermits, starring PETER NOONE, will perform on Friday, Jan. 17, at 8 p.m. at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $46, $56, $69. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, kicks off their winter season with the Celtic music group FELLSWATER on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. Visit www.riverfolk.org or call 401-725-9272 for reservations. Arnolds Mills Community House will hold class registration Saturday CUMBERLAND – The Arnolds Mills Community House will hold in-person regis- tration for the following classes on Saturday, Jan. 11, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Knitted Hats: Wednesday, Jan. 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Learn to knit hats. Registration fee: $7. • Beginner Knitting: Thursdays, Jan. 16 and 30, 6:30- 9:30 p.m. Registration fee: $14. • UFO: Work on unfin- ished projects with a help of an instructor. Offered on Saturdays, Jan. 18 and Feb. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration fee is $10 per class. There will be a potluck lunch. • Intermediate Tatting/Tatted Heart: Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:30- 9:30 p.m. This class is a contin- uation of the introduction class. Registration fee: $7. • No-sew Valentine Heart: Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Registration fee: $7; materials: $7. • Knitting for Charity: Wednesdays, Jan. 29 and Feb. 12, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Knit or cro- chet hats for newborn babies. All hats will be donated to a local hospital. • Heartstrings Mini Wall Quilt: Tuesday, Feb. 4, 6:30-10 p.m. Registration fee: $7; pat- tern fee: $3. • Valentine's Day Gnome: Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6:30-10 p.m. Registration fee: $7; mate- rials: $15. • Cake Decorating Class: Saturday, Feb. 8, 9 a.m.-noon. Christine Doucette, 2017 win- ner of "Cake Wars" will dem- onstrate decorating techniques. Registration fee: $20. • Stars Table Runner: Thursday, Feb. 13, 6:30-10 p.m. Registration fee: $7. • Beginner Crochet: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Registration fee: $7. • Knit/Crochet Help Class: Tuesday, Feb. 25, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Registration fee: $7. • Woodland Birds Felt Table Mat: Wednesday, Feb. 26, 6:30- 10 p.m. Registration fee: $7. For more information, visit amchri.org . WOONSOCKET: 4 Family fully rented brick exterior low maintenance house. 3 one bedrm and 1 two bedrm apts. Updated electrical, fire coded, replacement windows. Owner pays heat & hot water, tenants pay electric. 1 car detached garage. Owner will pay a $10,000 credit towards a roof. $299,900 724-5600 S TA C H U R S K I PAWT./DARLINGTON: NEW LISTING: Darlington Estate Sale. 1200 sq. ft. older 2/3 bedroom single family in need of renovation. Not FHA eligible. Oversized lot with 12,940 Sq. Ft. of land. One car detached garage. $164,900 724-5600 Ron Brochu 401-447-1536 PAWTUCKET, Pleasant View, Solid investment property fully rented with stable history! Separate utilities including 4 modern furnaces, water heaters, and 100 amp services. Vinyl exterior with slate roof and replacement thermo windows. On-site parking. Cash laundry. Fire coded. First and second have 5 room units and third floor has two one bedroom units. Updated kitchens and baths. $349,900. 401-725-1115. PAWTUCKET, Darlington, Beautiful new over sized raised ranch in great neighborhood. Walk into an open floor plan w/ vaulted ceilings & recessed lighting. Living room, kitchen, & dining room w/open site line & hardwood flooring. Kitchen w/ granite counters, stainless appliances. Master bedroom w/ bath & two additional bedrooms on main level as well as main bathroom. $319,900 401-725-1115. LINCOLN 270 Front Street 401-724-5600 PAWTUCKET 1136 Newport Avenue 401-725-1115 WWW.C21SKI.COM Kathy Coutu 401-474-9750 PENDING

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