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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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VALLEY BREEZE & OBSERVER LIVING EDITION | MAY 16-22-2018 CALENDAR 9 Zimmermen. Proceeds donated to the R.I. Music Hall of Fame. 6 p.m. BRAS FOR A CAUSE – at Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road, Lincoln. Annual event that combines humor and an auc- tion to raise money for Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation. This year's theme is "Movies throughout the Years." Business professionals model the bras and survivors escort the models down the catwalk. For more information, visit www. gloriagemma.org or call 401-861- 4376. 6 p.m. STIFTUNGSFEST CELEBRATION – The German American Cultural Society, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket, will host its Founders Day event featuring entertainment by Alpenblumen Musikanten and Alpenblumen Schuhplattler. Dinner is $15 and served in the Ratskeller from 6 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door / $8 in advance at the GACSRI Ratskeller or by contact- ing Justin at 401-419-6223 or pen- nywhistle@fullchannel.net. 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. NEW WORLD WRESTLING- EXTREME – will host Combat Warfare VIII, a live professional wrestling event, at the American Legion, 870 River St., Woonsocket, from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $12 advanced and $17 at the door. CLCC SPRING CONCERT – featur- ing "Songs of the Isles" with music from Andrew Lloyd Webber and John Rutter to The Beatles and the Bee Gees. Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m., at the American-French Genealogical Society, 78 Earle St., Woonsocket. All tickets are $15. For more infor- mation call visit www.CLCCmusic. org . JON BUTCHER AXIS – per- forms at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Admission is $28 in advance and $33 at the door. Call 401-765-1900 or visit www.chan- seggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. SWINGING SQUARES MS/PLUS LEVEL DANCE – at Oaklawn Grange 24 Searle Ave, Cranston. $7 per person. Bob Butler caller. Pat Anthony cuer. More information at: www.swingingsquares.com, or call Daphne: 401-728-9029. 8 p.m. Sunday May 20 SMITH-APPLEBY HOUSE TOURS – at the museum, 220 Stillwater Road, Smithfield. Explore the restored farmhouse, circa 1696, featuring cabinet work, stenciled walls, and other intriguing archi- tecture details, as well as a smoke room on the second floor. Donation $5 per person, free for children. Visit https://smithapplebyhouse. org or call 401-231-7363 for more information. 1-4 p.m. NATURE AND HERITAGE RIVERBOAT TOURS – aboard the Blackstone Valley Explorer begin for the season, at 1 and 2 p.m. departing from Central Falls Landing, 20 Madeira Ave., in Central Falls. Hear stories of the workers, residents and early settlers of the Blackstone River Valley, and as the 45-minute tours wind along the waters and thick foliaged riverbanks. Visit www. rivertourblackstone.com or call the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200. ANGIES ANGEL'S FUNDRAISING BREAKFAST – at the Knights of Columbus hall, 15 Basset St., North Providence. Tickets are $20 for adults, free for children 12 and under. Email angiesangelsus6@ gmail.com . Proceeds will benefit children with disabilities and their families in R.I. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. MAY BREAKFAST – at Chepachet Baptist Church, 1213 Putnam Pike. A free will donation will be taken. For more information, visit www. chepachetbaptist.org or call 401- 568-3771. 9 a.m. BINGO FUNDRAISER – hosted by The Scituate Lions at the North Scituate Community House, 546 West Greenville Road. Proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Providence. Cost is $20 per package of 10 games / nine cards each. Cash prizes awarded. This event is for those age 18 and older. 1 p.m. SPRING POLKA DANCE – at the German American Cultural Society, 78 Carter Ave., Pawtucket. Music will be provided by Eastern Sound. Tickets are available by mail for $15 or at the door. For more infor- mation, contact Mike Lebednik at 781-244-4784 or email mike_leb- ednik@oxfordcorp.com or Erika Danner at eedanner6@aol.com. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. WAR OF 1812 LECTURE – "The War of 1812 and the Development of the Blackstone Valley" presen- tation at the Blackstone Valley Historical Society's North Gate Toll House, 1873 Old Louisquisset Pike, in the upstairs hall. Kevin Klyberg will follow the creation of the Valley's textile mills. Guests invited to attend the society's annual meeting at 1:30 p.m., before the lecture. Free event, with donations accepted. 2 p.m. RENAISSANCE V BRASS QUINTET PERFORMS – at Greenville Public Library, 573 Putnam Pike. The group plays a variety of music ranging from the 15th century up to today. In honor of Memorial Day, the group will focus on patriotic pieces for this performance. Register by calling 401-949-3630 or by visiting the event calendar at www.yourlibary. ws. 2 p.m. Monday May 21 HAPPY NOTES CONCERT – at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. Call 401-231- 0742. 11 a.m. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RAILRIDERS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 6:15 p.m. GLOCESTER HERITAGE SOCIETY MEETS – in the historic Job Armstrong Store, 1181 Main St., Chepachet. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, email sayles303@verizon.net . 7 p.m. FREE MAY BIRDING WALKS – at Fort Nature Refuge, 1443 Providence Pike (Route 5), North Smithfield, 8-10 a.m. hosted by Audubon Society of Rhode Island. Novice birders welcome. Walks are geared for teen to adult. Register at https://asri.org/news-events/ overview.html . Tuesday May 22 BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RAILRIDERS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 6:15 p.m. HARMONY HERITAGE CHORUS OPEN REHEARSALS – Harmony Heritage Chorus, a female a cap- pella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, will hold open rehearsals every Tuesday eve- ning in May and June in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 50 Park Place, Pawtucket. Visit www.harmonyher- itage.org or contact Barbara-Ann MacIntosh at 401-560-0073 or joyhi@cox.net or Mary Levasseur at 508-930-5362 or at marylevas- seurc21@comcast.net. 7:15 p.m. Wednesday May 23 THRIFT SHOP – at Epworth United Methodist Church, 915 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Variety of children's, men's and women's clothes. Shoes, handbags, and jew- elry, too. Open Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION – at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. There will be a Color Guard Ceremony with the Korean War veterans of Northern R.I. Make meal reservations by Friday, May 18. Call 401-231-0742. 11 a.m. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 pm at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RAILRIDERS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 6:15 p.m. RIDES OF DISCOVERY – explore the Burrillville Pedestrian Path. Meet in the parking area at the Jesse M. Smith Memorial Library, 100 Tinkham Lane, Harrisville. Discover this quiet 1.2 mile off- road bike path that runs along the former New York, New Haven and Hartford Railway and con- nects the villages of Harrisville and Pascoag. Bring your own bike. Helmets required. Visit blackstone- heritagecorridor.org/event/ride-of- discovery-burrillville-ri . 6:30 p.m. Thursday May 24 PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RAILRIDERS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 11:05 a.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 infor- mation. 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. 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 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. 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. SAIL ON: THE BEACH BOYS TRIBUTE – perform at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $21, $26, $31. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by calling 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com . 7:30 p.m. Friday May 25 "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. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. LEHIGH VALLEY IRON PIGS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.paw- sox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. 7:05 p.m. KEITH SWEAT – performs his hits live at the Twin River Event Center, Lincoln. Doors open 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $40. All ages welcome. Visitwww. twinriver.com/entertainment/twin- river-event-center . OH WHAT A NIGHT will perform the hits of the Four Seasons on Saturday, May 19, at 2 and 8 p.m., at the Stadium Theatre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Admission is $26, $31, $36. Tickets are available at the Stadium Theatre Box Office or by call- ing 401-762-4545 and online at www.stadiumtheatre.com. From preceding page Do you know someone celebrating a June Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for JUNE will be printed on May 31, 2018. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, May 25, 2018. Send in the name of someone with his or her June 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. 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