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The Valley Breeze Cumberland Lincoln 04-12-2018

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 APRIL 12-18, 2018 | VALLEY BREEZE LIVING EDITION Thursday April 12 THRIFT SHOP – at Christ Church, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 401-725-1920. PUBLIC PHOTO SCANNING EVENT – at the Pawtucket Public Library, 13 Summer St. Pediment Publishing is col- lecting historic photos for their upcom- ing book, "Rhode Island Memories: The Early Years." Members of the community are invited to bring his- toric photos to the library's Campbell Auditorium to be scanned. Each family may share up to 10 photos taken in Rhode Island prior to 1939, depicting everyday life or spe- cial events, including views and street scenes, scenes of public service, military service, recreation, celebrations, and disasters. Email or call 401- 725-3714, ext. 231. Noon to 2 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. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, Lincoln. Call 401-753- 7000. 1 p.m. TOGETHERRI GATHERING – an evening of food and conversation at Scituate High School, 94 Trimtown Road, North Scituate. Catered by Emery's Catering. Registration is suggested, but not required. Register online at . 6 p.m. FAMILY FUN NIGHT – at YWCA Rhode Island, 514 Blackstone St., Woonsocket. Activities included with admission are: face painting, carnival game, door prizes, sing along, and an animal experience with live animals to pet and hold, scholastic book fair and Woonsocket Fire Department will be on site with a fire engine and rescue providing fire safety and education. Admission is $1 for children and 50 cents for adults. Donations are gladly accepted. Call 401-769-7450. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the North Providence Union Free Library, 1810 Mineral Spring Ave. Call 401-353-5600. Friday April 13 "NATIVE GARDENS" – at Trinity Rep. Runs through May 6. Tickets are on sale now by phone at 401-351-4242, online at www.trini-, or in person at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St., Providence. PAWTUCKET VETERANS' COUNCIL – meets at Walter Gatchell VFW Post, at Fountain and Blake streets. Annual election of officers will be held as well as initiating plans for the city's May memorial month. For more information, call 401-725-0191. 2 p.m. SPRING A STORY – story time event at the North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., Slatersville. Open to ages 5-9. To register, call 401-767-2780 or visit . 4 p.m. ITALIAN DINNER – at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 1 Smith Ave., Greenville. The menu will consist of antipasto, homemade lasagna and garlic bread. "Kid friendly" pasta with butter will also be available. Take out will be available. Donation is $15, and children under the age of 12 are admitted free. Leave a message on the church answering machine at 401-949-2260, with the number of tick- ets you need and they will be waiting for you at the door. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. "LION KING JR." – presented at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Based on the hit Disney ani- mated film. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15. Visit www. . 7:30 p.m. "FOREVER PLAID" – presented by the Community Players April 13-22 at Jenks Auditorium, 350 Division St., Pawtucket. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Order tickets at or call 401-726-6860. 7:30 p.m. HEAVEN THE EXPERIENCE WITH ROLAND COMTOIS – runs through April 15 at the The Arctic Playhouse, 117 Washington St., West Warwick. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at 8 p.m. PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION – Join paranormalist Carl L. Johnson for an after- dark investigation of the Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. The cost is $20 per person. Open to ages 15 and up. Call 401- 725-8638, ext. 100. 8 p.m. OCEAN STATE FOLLIES – presents "Lady and the Trump" at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $20. Call 401-765- 1900 or visit . 8 p.m. Saturday April 14 INDOOR YARD SALE – at the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary, 266 Mendon Road, Woonsocket. Held every Saturday, 8 a.m.- 1 p.m., and Sundays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. New items every week. Proceeds benefit the Woonsocket Cat Sanctuary. Call 401-765- 4174. CEMETERY AWARENESS CLEANUP DAY – Volunteers needed to clean up local cemeteries. Contact Christine MacWilliams at to be con- nected with group volunteer leaders in many northern Rhode Island communities. WELCOME SPRING PARTY – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St., Woonsocket. Free tickets avail- able. Two age groups are offered: ages 6 and under, 1-2 p.m.; ages 7-12, 2:30-3:30 p.m. The event will feature balloons, face paint- ing, games, crafts and more. Teens 13-17 are invited to volunteer for the program for com- munity service hours. Call 401-769-9044. (All day) FISHING DERBY – hosted by the Woonsocket Parks and Woonsocket Elks will be holding there 7th annual Ernest A. Carignan Jr. memorial fishing derby at Cass Park, Cass Avenue, Woonsocket. Children 12 and under fish weigh-in by 11 a.m.; trophies at 11:30 p.m. Register at Pete's Bait shop or Cass park the morning of derby. Hot dogs and soda for all children. Prize drawings all morning. 6 a.m. ECO-DEPOT & E-WASTE RECYCLING EVENT – at Cumberland Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Open to all Rhode Island residents. Dispose of hazard- ous waste items including propane tanks, oil, paints, pool chemicals, anti-freeze and CFLs and E-waste items including TVs, monitors, laptops, keyboards, printers, CPUs, speakers, cables. Appointments recommended for haz- ardous waste dropoffs only. Visit www.rirrc. org/eco-depot to schedule an appointment and see list of hazardous household waste items. A list of e-waste items is available at . 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. TOGETHERRI GATHERING – an evening of food and conversation at Pawtucket Family YMCA, 20 Summer St., Pawtucket. Catered by Emery's Catering. Registration is sug- gested, but not required. Register online at . 9 a.m. USED CLOTHING SALE – at St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Church Thrift Shop, located in the convent behind the church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Every Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Features clothing, books, house- hold items and more. Some items are half price. MILLVILLE EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CLEAN UP – Celebrate Earth Day with the whole family and help to keep the commu- nity of Millville clean. Gloves and trash bags will be provided. Registration and refresh- ments begin at 9 a.m. at the Millville Lock parking, intersection of Central and Hope streets. Town-wide clean-up efforts kick off at 9:30 a.m. Contact Eric Olson at 508-951- 2328 or email for more information and to sign up. 9 a.m. GENEALOGY SEARCH – Discover your family history at the American French Genealogical Society, 78 Earle Street, Woonsocket. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. SENSABILITIES SATURDAYS – The Museum of Work & Culture, 42 S Main St, Woonsocket, the MoWC will provide free admission for families who wish to experi- ence the museum in a low sensory, less crowded environment. Sensory elements such as lighting and sound are adjusted, and trained staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide supplementary tools to visitors who have children with special needs. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. THRIFT SHOP – at Christ Church, 1643 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Every Thursday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 401-725-1920. VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located at 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. Admission is free for veterans and students. Call 401-222-9025. HARRY POTTER DAY – at Cumberland Public Library, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. Activities begin at 10 a.m. when participants receive their "To-Do Lists" from Professor McGonagall. Then Wizard tasks, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; owl care and feeding by the Audubon Society, 10:30 a.m.; Escape from Azkaban, 11 a.m.; demonstration by the URI Muggle Quidditch Team, 1 p.m.; Lauren Fairweather concert, 3 p.m.; music by Draco and the Malfoys, 4 p.m. Call 401-333-2552 for more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. OLD BUSINESSES FROM WOONSOCKET R.I. EXHIBIT – presented by The Woonsocket Historical Society, 42 South Main St., Garden Level, Woonsocket, behind the Museum of Work & Culture. Open every Wednesday and Saturday, noon-3 p.m. Artifacts from past businesses associated with the city of Woonsocket on display. Call 401-356-0067. Noon. to 3 p.m. OCEAN STATE ORCHID SOCIETY MEETING – Discussion of the club's Nutmeg Orchid Show display. There will be a grow and show table filled with members' orchids, and members will answer your orchid ques- tions. Admission is free and open to the pub- lic, and refreshments will be served. 1 p.m. EARTH DAY RIVER CLEANUP – spon- sored by the Blackstone River Watershed Association at Massachusetts towns includ- ing Auburn, Millbury, Grafton, Upton, Sutton, Northbridge, Uxbridge, Douglas, Hopedale, Mendon, Millville, and Blackstone. Pre- register at Call us at 508-278-5200 or email us at info@thebrwa. org. 1 p.m. VINTAGE WEDDING EXHIBIT AT HEARTHSIDE HOUSE – Wedding dresses and traditions covering 150 years, 1840- 1990, are on display throughout the Hearthside House museum, 677 Great Road, Lincoln. Take a self-guided tour and learn how weddings have evolved over the years from interpreters in period costume. Last admission at 3 p.m. $10; $5 ages 10-17; members free. Includes tour at one-room schoolhouse at Chase Farm Park. Visit; or call 401-726-0597. Also on Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday April 15 BREAKFAST BUFFET – hosted by Manville Firefighters Association at St. James Church, 33 Division St., in Manville. There will also be a bake sale and 50/50 raffle. Tickets $8 adults, $5 children ages 5-12, free for children 4 and younger. Purchase at the door or in advance by calling Manville Fire Department at 401-762-4170. 8 a.m. to noon. BOOK TALK – at the Museum of Work & Culture, 42 South Main St., Woonsocket, featuring historian Robert Chiles for a free talk on his new book "The Revolution of '28: Al Smith, American Progressivism, and the Coming of the New Deal." Call 401-769-9675. 1:30 p.m. CUMBERLAND WIDOW SUPPORT GROUP – Held every Sunday at 2 p.m. The first two Sundays of the month are held at Four Corners Community Chapel, 200 Angell Road, Cumberland. The second two Sundays are at Brookdale Cumberland, 10 Old Diamond Hill Road. Call 774-266-7923. BOSSA NOVA! A BRAZILIAN JAZZ CONCERT – featuring the bossa-nova and Brazilian jazz compositions of Antonio Carlos Jobin by the Debra Mann Trio at Linden Place Mansion, 500 Hope St., Bristol. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $15 for Linden Place members and free Colt Circle members. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 401-253-0390 or visit 2 p.m. LORELEI ENSEMBLE – will share the stage with members of the Rhode Island Children's Chorus at Central Congregational Church, 296 Angell St., Providence. General admis- sion is $30; $15 for students. Visit www. . 3 p.m. MATTHEW BYRNE – the Newfoundland singer-songwriter will perform at the Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland. Admission is $16. For reserva- tions or information, call 401-725-9272. 7 p.m. The Stadium Theatre will host a GIRLS NIGHT OUT event on Friday, April 20, at 8 p.m., at the theater, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. The comedy event will feature Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame inductee DOREEN COLLINS, comedi- ennes Christine Hurley, and Tracy Locke, with entertainer Jackie Collins, and Jared Haibon – contestant on the 11th season of "The Bachelorette!" Admission is $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762- 4545 and online at . See MONDAY Page 21

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