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The Valley Breeze & Observer 01-09-2020

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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | JANUARY 8-14, 2020 CALENDAR 7 Lincoln. Doors open at 8:30 a.m., racing starts around 10:30 a.m. Also race Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to help raise money for A Wish Come True. There will be vendor tables with Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Johnny Lightnings and other die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. There will also be raffle prizes and door prizes. Contact club president Jeremy Morin at 401-248-1625 or visit www.ljlrc.com . 8:30 a.m. LITTLE RHODY BOTTLE CLUB SHOW AND SALE – at the Holiday Inn, 700 Myles Standish Blvd., Route 495, exit 9, Taunton, Mass. 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. Admission is $3. Visit littlerhodybottle- club.org . 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. CANAL WALK – hosted by the Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park at Blackstone Gorge, County Street, Blackstone, Mass. A guided walk along the Blackstone Canal. Find out about the canal's histori- cal 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. VALLEY TALKS – presented biweekly at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket. The series will kick- off with "SOS: Saving our Stadium," a talk by Stadium restoration lead architect Dan Peloquin. Seating for the program is is lim- ited to 75 and is first-come, first-served. For more information, visit www.rihs.org/mowc- programs . 1:30 p.m. Monday January 13 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. SOUND EFFECTS WORKSHOP – for teens in middle school and high school are invited to learn tips and tricks for creat- ing sound effects for film and theatre at the Cumberland Public Library's, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, workshop "The Incredible Perception of Sound." Registration is encour- aged as space is limited. Visit the library's website www.cumberlandlibrary.org or call 401-333-2552, ext. 6, to register your teen. 6 p.m. LINSEY WOOLSEY QUILT GUILD MEETING – at the First Baptist Church, 118 South Main St, Attleboro, Mass. Registration at 6:30 followed by a meeting at 7p.m. The guest speaker will be Anthony Ferranti, Sewing Machine Services of Lincoln, Rhode Island. Guild activities will include block of the month, workshops, raffles, char- ity projects, retreat and social activities. Refreshments will be provided. Email linsey- woolseyquiltguild@gmail.com. 6:30 p.m. ZUMBA – at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, every Monday. $5 per class; pay as you go. Instructor April Hilliker teaches from a raised stage allowing everyone in class to more easily follow her moves. Visit www.riverfolk.org . 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday January 14 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. 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. TOPS – Takes off pounds sensibly, chapter Cumberland meets every Tuesday for a weigh in and meeting at the Filibuster Club, 23 High St., Cumberland. Visitors to a TOPS chapter are welcome to attend their first meeting free of charge. TOPS is open to men, women and children, ages 7 and older. Contact Therese McMaugh at tree1167@ verizon.net or 401-935-5435. 6 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. Wednesday January 15 TRASH OR TREASURE SHOP – of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket. 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. THE ART GROUP OF NORTHERN RHODE ISLAND – will hold its monthly meeting at Cumberland Public Library, Seminar Room, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. It's a free event. Adult artists of any media welcome. 6 p.m. Thursday January 16 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. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Call 401-725-1920. BROWN BAG ALONG THE BLACKSTONE – at Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park, 287 Oak St., Uxbridge, Mass. Pack a lunch and meet in the River Bend Farm Visitor Center to watch an episode of "Along the Blackstone," an award-winning series of videos by the National Park Service. Appropriate for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 508-278-7604 for more information. Noon to 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. 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. "HAVE GOAT, WILL TRAVEL & OTHER STRANGE SHORTS" – presented by the newly-formed Homebrewed Theatre Company of Cumberland at he Stone-E-Lea Golf Course Clubhouse, 1411 County St., Attleboro, Mass. Tickets are $15 and are available for purchase at homebrewedthe- atre.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday January 17 "HAVE GOAT, WILL TRAVEL & OTHER STRANGE SHORTS" – presented by the newly-formed Homebrewed Theatre Company of Cumberland at he Stone-E-Lea Golf Course Clubhouse, 1411 County St., Attleboro, Mass. Tickets are $15 and are available for purchase at homebrewedthe- atre.com. 7:30 p.m. BELL BIV DEVOE – performs at the Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. Tickets start at $56. For tickets, visit www.twinriver.com . 8 p.m. HERMAN'S HERMITS STARRING PETER NOONE – will perform at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square on Friday, January 17, at 8 p.m. 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 . JAMES MONTGOMERY BAND – performs at The Black Box, 15 West Central St., Franklin, Mass. For tickets, visit www.the- blackboxonline.com . 8 p.m. Saturday January 18 TRASH OR TREASURE SHOP – of the Church of the Good Shepherd, 490 Broadway, Pawtucket. 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. 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. 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Call 401-725-1920. 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. 11 a.m. "HAVE GOAT, WILL TRAVEL & OTHER STRANGE SHORTS" – presented by the newly-formed Homebrewed Theatre Company of Cumberland at he Stone-E-Lea Golf Course Clubhouse, 1411 County St., Attleboro, Mass. Tickets are $15 and are available for purchase at homebrewedthe- atre.com. 7:30 p.m. LEO DAYS ELVIS TRIBUTE – at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. He will be accompanied by the sounds of the B-Siders band. Admission is $26, $31, $36. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadi- umtheatre.com . 8 p.m. SWINGING SQUARES DANCE, MS/ PLUS – at Oaklawn Grange, 24 Searle Ave., Cranston. The theme is opposites. $8 per person admission. The caller is Bill Mager; the cuer is Lee Fremault. Visit swinging- squares.com or call Jim at 508-654-6719. 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. From preceding page answers 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: .............................................................................. From: ................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................ Contact Phone Number (for questions, not publication) ................................................................................................................................................. Edition (please check): Cumberland/Lincoln edition ($2) Pawtucket edition ($2) Observer edition ($2) North Smithfield/Blackstone/Woonsocket edition ($2) North Providence edition ($2) 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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