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The North Providence Breeze 05-16-2018

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 MAY 16-22-2018 | VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION Thursday May 17 "SOMETHING ROTTEN!" – runs through May 20, at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Call 401- 421-ARTS for tickets and informa- tion, or visit www.ppacri.org . PAWTUCKET ARTS COLLABORATIVE – Members' Summer Show opens, 1-5 p.m., at the PAC Mill Gallery, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Runs through June 21. Visit www. pawtucketartscollaborative.org for more details. 50TH ANNUAL PONAGANSET ART SHOW – at the Ponaganset High School Library, 137 Anan Wade Road, North Scituate. The show is free and open to the public. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. GLOBAL EATS – at Fete Music Hall, 103 Dike St., Providence. Join Dorcas International Institute of R.I., for an international culinary celebration to support our work and honor the vibrancy of Rhode Island's diverse community. General admission tickets- $35, VIP tickets - $100. For more information, visit globaleats.org or call 401-784- 8644. 5:30 p.m. ZUMBA – at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Open to members only. Memberships: age 55+; North Providence Residents - $10 per year and non-residents - $15 per year . Call 401-231-0742. 5:30 p.m. AN INTRODUCTION TO MUSHROOM HUNTING – at North Scituate Public Library, 606 West Greenville Road. Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, of the Mushroom Hunting Foundation, will lead a class on safely hunting for wild mushrooms.Visit www. scituatelibrary.org or call 401-647- 5133. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. INVITING BEES INTO YOUR GARDEN – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike. This program will be presented by the Rhode Island Beekeepers Association. Learn how you can create a pollinator-friendly environ- ment in your backyard. Visit www. yourlibrary.ws or call 401-949- 3630. 6 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 May 18 BAND SHOWCASE – sponsored by the CumberlandFest 2018 Entertainment Committee from 4 to approximately 10 p.m., at the Cumberland Union Hall, 7 Cray St. The event will benefit the annual CumberlandFest show of local tal- ent. Tickets are $8 in advance from participating bands, or $10 at the door. ANNUAL NEWPORT OYSTER FESTIVAL – Friday-Sunday at his- toric Bowen's Wharf in downtown Newport. This rain-or-shine event brings together our local grow- ers with craft cocktails & brews, six bands, a shucking contest and evening fundraiser in a family and dog-friendly event that coincides with the only U.S. stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race. For tickets, visit www.bowenswharf.com/newport- oyster-festival . "RAGTIME" – presented by Trinity Repertory Company through May 27 in Trinity Rep's Chace Theater. Tickets are available at www.trini- tyrep.com, by calling 401-351-4242 or at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St., Providence. "SWEAT" AND "THE GILDED SIX BITS" – presented by Mixed Magic Theatre, 560 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket. Back-to-back performances based on two Zora Neale Hurston short stories on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., through May 20. Tickets are $20 for general admis- sion; $10 for students 21 and up and military with ID. To purchase tickets, visit www.mmtri.com or call 401-305-7333. POETRY SLAM COMPETITION – at the Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park St., Attleboro, Mass. The event will kick off with a short open mic, then a high-energy poet- ry slam featuring three slam teams from around the region. Visual artists will be creating art live – in response to the words of the poets. Free and open to all. Visit www. attleboroartsmuseum.org . 7 p.m. JESSIE'S GIRL – performs the music of Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, and many more at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26, $31, $36. Visit www.stadiumtheatre. com . 8 p.m. BILLY PRICE – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Saturday May 19 MASCOT MEET & GREET DAY – at Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave., Providence. Spend time with local favorite characters, including Roger the Red Panda, Rhode Island ComicCon, Paws and Sox, NIROPE and more. Free with price of zoo admission; toddlers age 1 and younger as well as zoo members get in free. Visit http:// rwpzoo.org for details. 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. "OH WHAT A NIGHT" – Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons Experience at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26, $31, $36. Visit www.stadiumtheatre. com . Two shows: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. "SOMETHING ROTTEN!" – runs through May 20, at the Providence Performing Arts Center. Call 401- 421-ARTS for tickets and informa- tion, or visit www.ppacri.org . 50 SHADES OF PROM – hosted by Hearts With Hope Inc. at Savini's Pomodoro, 476 Rathbun St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. Family style chicken will be served, music provided by DJ Christian, prom photos will be available, and a prom king and queen will be announced at this formal event. Tickets are available by calling Stacy Lacroix at 401-481-1517 or Katherine Heroux at 401-442- 4742. BIRDING THE BLACKSTONE – Bird Walk at Lincoln Woods State Park, 8-10 a.m. Meet near entrance shed off Twin River Road in Lincoln. Blackstone Heritage Corridor's Volunteers-In-Parks program members Beth and Paul Milke will lead the walk. Preregister at BlackstoneBirdsMA@gmail.com . FLEA MARKET – at Holy Family Church, 414 South Main St., Woonsocket. Many items including furniture, housewares, toys, books and more. All proceeds to benefit the church. Call 401-762-4755. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. OUTDOOR YARD SALE – at Woodlawn Catholic Regional School, 61 Hope St., Pawtucket, rain or shine. Items include books, music, jewelry, toys, material, crafts, Religious Items, household items and more. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. INDOOR YARD SALE – at Precious Blood Parish, corner of Park and Hamlet avenues, in the church hall. There will also be many items from the former parish rectory for sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.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, household items and more. Some items are half price. NORTH SCITUATE FARMERS MARKET – at the Village Green, Scituate Art Festival Grounds, West Greenville Road and Silk Lane, North Scituate. Fresh pro- duce, vendors and crafters. Visit www.farmfreshri.org . 9 a.m. to noon. PLANT SALE AT MONASTERY – Blackstone Valley Garden Club/Gail Mousseau Memorial 16th Annual Plant Sale at the Cumberland Monastery, 1464 Diamond Hill Road. URI Master Gardeners will also test your soil and provide gar- den advice. A portion of proceeds donated to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Held rain or shine. Bring in empty pots for recycle/reuse. 9 a.m. to noon. PLANT SALE – at Georgiaville Baptist Church, 100 Farnum Pike, Smithfield. Annuals and perenni- als will be available for purchase. Arrive early for the best selection. Proceeds will support the church's Sunday school. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EMBASSY OF CHRIST CHURCH FOOD PANTRY – open every third Saturday of the month at the church, 649 Woonasquatucket Ave., North Providence. 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. SPRING PLANT SALE – hosted by the St. Vincent de Paul Society Saturday from 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to noon, at St. Paul Church, 48 St. Paul St., Blackstone, and St. Theresa Church, 630 Rathbun St., Blackstone. GENEALOGY SEARCH – Discover your family history at the American French Genealogical Society, 78 Earle Street, Woonsocket. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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. COOPERATIVE REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS SHREDDING EVENT – at the Slatersville branch of Navigant Credit Union, 925 Victory Highway, North Smithfield. The event will run from noon–3 p.m. Call 401-766-2244 or lisag624@cox.net. PAINTING WATERCOLOR FLOWERS – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike. Artist Jerry Aissis will lead a two- hour workshop on painting with watercolors. Space is limited and registration is required. Register at www.yourlibrary.ws or by calling 401-949-3630. 2 p.m. R.I. PHILHARMONIC YOUTH ENSEMBLE RECITAL – spring recitals presented by the Youth Chamber Ensembles at the Carter Center for Music, Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School, 667 Waterman Ave, East Providence. Saturday at 4:45 p.m. and Monday at 7 p.m. Free admission. 10TH ANNUAL CHICKEN PARMIGIANA DINNER – at North Foster Baptist Church, 81 East Killingly Road. The cost is $14 for adults, $6 for children younger than age 10 and free for children younger than age 5. Call ahead for reservations at 401-647-5805. To-go meals are also available. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ROAST BEEF SUPPER – at Moosup Valley Grange 26, 81 Moosup Valley Road, Foster, with seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. The dinner will be served family-style. Cost is $15 for adults and $7 for children ages 6-12. For reserva- tions, call 401-397-7069 or 401- 392-0439. EVENING IN THE OUTFIELD – beer and wine tasting event at Gorham Field, 800 Hartford Pike, Scituate. Tickets are $35. All pro- ceeds will benefit Scituate-Foster Little League. To purchase tickets, call Erin Pannone at 401-741-1147 or email mooneyerin@hotmail.com. Tickets will also be available at the event. 5:30 p.m. ANNUAL BOB DYLAN NIGHT REVIVAL – at Patrick's Pub, 381 Smith St., Providence. Admission is $10. Featuring the Dylan Night Band, Frankie Lee and The JESSIE'S GIRL performs the music of Bon Jovi, Cyndi Lauper, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince, and many more on Friday, May 18, 8 p.m., at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26, $31, $36. 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