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The Valley Breeze & Observer 06-07-2018

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 | JUNE 6-12, 2018 CALENDAR 7 MARKET – at the Village Green, Scituate Art Festival Grounds, West Greenville Road and Silk Lane, North Scituate. Fresh produce, vendors and crafters. Visit www.farmfreshri. org . 9 a.m. to 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. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 1464 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Call Nancy at 401-334- 3268 with questions. HISTORICAL WOONSOCKET WALKING TOUR – The Museum of Work & Culture offers walking tours of historic Woonsocket each Saturday at 10 a.m. through Aug. 25. Guides will lead groups along the banks of the Blackstone and Main Street. Tours are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. The tours are free for children under 10 with a paid adult admission. All participants will also receive complimentary admission to the museum. Groups are lim- ited to 15. Pre-registration is suggested. Call 401-769-9675. SPRINT INTO HEALTH FAIR – hosted by Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, 39 East Ave., Pawtucket. Event will fea- ture music, kid-friendly activities and blood pressure, diabetes and optometry screenings, and more. Free. Call 401-312-9867 or email lsena@bvchc.org. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. WORLDWIDE KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY – at Old Slater Mill, 67 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket. Free and open to all. The event will feature free drop-in knitting instruction to beginners, and advice, a limited supply of yarn, and sur- plus knitting needles, a yarn swap, spinning demonstrations, food truck and more. Email info@slatermill.org, or call 401-725-8638, ext. 108. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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. 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. INTRODUCTION TO TREE IDENTIFICATION – at Audubon Powder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge, 12 Sanderson Road, Smithfield. Learn how to recognize major families of trees and shrubs as well as a number of common species in the wild and home landscape. Fee: $10/member; $14/non- member. Ages: adult. Register online through the events calendar at www.asri.org . 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. ROAST BEEF SUPPER – at Moosup Valley Grange 26, 81 Moosup Valley Road, with seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults and $7 for children ages 6-12. For reservations, call 401-397-7069 or 401-392- 0439. PAWTUCKET RED SOX VS. INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS – at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Call 401-724-7300 or visit www.pawsox.com . McCoy Stadium, 1 Ben Mondor Way, Pawtucket. Star Wars night with fireworks. 6:15 p.m. COMMANDER CODY – performs at Chan's, 267 Main St., Woonsocket. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Call 401-765- 1900 or visit www.chanseggrollsandjazz.com . 8 p.m. Sunday June 10 BARK IN THE PARK – at McCoy Stadium, 1 Columbus Ave., Pawtucket. Dogs and their owners are invited onto the field for a pregame parade around the warning track before the 1:35 p.m. PawSox game against the Indianapolis Indians. General admis- sion for game is $9, $6 for children/seniors/ military, $14 box seats. Visit www.milb.com/ pawtucket . 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.river- tourblackstone.com or call the Blackstone Valley Tourism Council at 401-724-2200. NARRAGANSETT BAY SYMPHONY COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA – will present its season finale in the McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way, Providence. Katherine Winterstein, violinist, joins NaBSco in performing Dmitri Shostakovich's "Violin Concert No. 1." General admission is $15; seniors free for ages 12 and under. Tickets are available at the door or on line at www. NABSCO.org. 1 p.m. MUSIC AT THE FARM – John Muratore will perform a classical guitar, all Spanish program at Grace Note Farm, 969 Jackson Schoolhouse Road, Pascoag, Tickets are $20; $10 for children under 12. For tickets, visit Eventbrite.com or https://tinyurl.com/ ybv49hrx or call 401-567-0354. 2 p.m. LINCOLN JOHNNY LIGHTNING RACE CLUB – meets at the MacColl YMCA, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, Lincoln. Doors open at 8:30 a.m.; racing starts at 9:30 a.m. Racing with Hot Wheels, Matchbox and Johnny Lightning cars; also vendor tables with die cast cars to buy, sell, and trade. Call Jeremy at 401-248-1625 or visit ljlrc.com. Free admission. Monday June 11 HAPPY NOTES CHORUS – Singing group open to all seniors and meets every Monday at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence, at 10 a.m. Call 401-231-0742 or email sunsense401@msn.com. 10 a.m. Tuesday June 12 VETERANS MEMORIAL MUSEUM – is open every Saturday and Tuesday 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. BEGINNER LINE DANCING LESSONS – meets every Tuesday at the Glocester Senior Center, 1210 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Call 401-710-9860. 12:45 p.m. FREE FLY-TYING WORKSHOP – at Glocester Manton Public Library, 1137 Putnam Pike, Chepachet. Hosted by The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Instruction on freshwater angling will be included, and all equipment and materials will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials, if they prefer. Children aged 10 and older are invited to participate. To register, contact Scott Travers at Scott.travers@dem.ri.gov. 6 p.m. HARMONY HERITAGE CHORUS OPEN REHEARSALS – Harmony Heritage Chorus, a female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, will hold open rehearsals every Tuesday evening 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 June 13 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. 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. MEDITATION GROUP – meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Smithfield Senior Center, 1 William J Hawkins Jr. Trail, Smithfield. Call 401-949-4590. FREE FLY-TYING WORKSHOP – at North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St., North Smithfield. Hosted by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Instruction on freshwater angling will be included, and all equipment and materials will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own materials, if they prefer. Children aged 10 and older are invited to participate. To register, contact Scott Travers at Scott.travers@dem.ri.gov. 6 p.m. 'MAKEDO AND MEND' WORKSHOP – at Smith-Appleby House Museum, 200 Stillwater Road, Smithfield. Step back in time and make an 18th-century sewing wal- let of "hussif," also known as a "housewife." Cost is $25 per person. Light refreshments will be served. Contact smithappleby@aol. com or call 401-231-7363 and leave a mes- sage. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday June 14 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. 5:30 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. 6:30 p.m. Friday June 15 "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN" – presented at Theatre By The Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Wakefield. For tickets, visit www.theatreby- thesea.com or call 401-782-8587. SALSA DANCE AEROBICS – Learn to dance the salsa, swing, merengue, samba and bachata, at the Salvatore Mancini Resource and Activity Center, 2 Atlantic Blvd., North Providence. No partner or experience required. Call 401-231-0742. 1 p.m. THE BEARDOGZ – The alternative/folk band from Northern Rhode Island will perform original music along with some catchy covers in the Stadium Theatre Marquee Room, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket. Tickets are $26. Visit www.stadiumtheatre.com or call 401-762-4545. 8 p.m. From preceding page Do you know someone celebrating a July Birthday? The Valley Breeze Birthday Club for JULY will be printed on June 28, 2018. Forms should be received by The Valley Breeze by Friday, June 22, 2018. Send in the name of someone with his or her July 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: .............................................................................. 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