2017-10-19 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

October 19

Read/Eat/Chat Bring lunch and discuss “The Devil and Dr. Barnes: Portrait of an American Art Collector,” by Howard Greenfeld, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, nonmembers $5, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

LEGO Thursday Drop-In Drop in and create with LEGO bricks, children ages 7-and-under must be accompanied by an adult, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Feeding Frenzy at the Aquarium Help feed hundreds of animals from Narragansett Bay, Save the Bay Aquarium, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., $8-$10, register, 401-324-6020, savebay.org/aquarium.

Shakespeare in Middletown Friends gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 5-6 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org

Theater Spotlight on National Arts & Humanities Month Discuss the impact of the arts on education, community, and more, Newport Opera House Theater, 11 Touro St., second floor, 4:30-5:30 p.m., RSVP at rsvp@operahouseri.org or 401-619-4599.

'Redcoats Among Rebels' Lecture “Redcoats Among Rebels: British Soldiers and Newport Citizens, 1777,” with author Don Hagist, Newport Historical Society Resource Center, 82 Touro St., 5:30 p.m., $1-$5, RSVP, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Newport String Project Meeting Open meeting, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5:30-7 p.m., newportstringproject.org.

‘Rock the Mansion’ Fundraiser Benefits Newport Mental Health, OceanCliff, 65 Ridge Road, 6-10 p.m., $85 in advance, $95 at the door, info@nccmhc.org.

Intro to Overdrive Bring a laptop, phone or other device to learn how to use the Overdrive app, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., register, 401-683-9457 or porlibteen@gmail.com.

Thursday Book Group Discuss “Poverty and Profit in the American City,” by Matthew Desmond, new members welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

'The Elephant Man' Salve theater department presents “The Elephant Man” Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., Oct. 19-20, 7 p.m., Oct. 21, 2 and 7 p.m., $8-$15, 401-341-2250, salve.edu/ casinotheatre.

Friday

October 20

NMAI Guided Tour Learn more about the original paintings on display at the National Museum of American Illustration, the Golden Age artists behind these artworks, and the architecture and history of the NMAI’s home, Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., Fridays, 3-4 p.m., 401-851-8949 x18, americanillustration.org.

Corn Maze Enjoy getting lost in an eightacre cornfield, Escobar Farm Corn Maze, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth, Fridays, 4 p.m.-dusk; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-dusk; Sundays, 11 a.m.-dusk, prices vary, 401-683- 1444, 401-864-1064.

Grimm’s Fairy Trails Children ages 2-and-over take a family friendly walk as Newport Children’s Theatre actors perform scenes from Grimm’s favorites, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Avenue,

Middletown, through Oct. 21, 5:20, 5:40, 6, 6:20, 6:40 and 7 p.m., $5, free to children under 8, email newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or visit newportchildrenstheatre.com to reserve your time.

Film Screening The public views the 1932 classic, “The Mummy,” Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., 7-8:30 p.m., donations accepted, 401-847-0675.

‘Pipe Screams on the Point’ Family-friendly, Halloween organ recital, trick-or-treat table, trains appear from within the organ, fog machine used, films shown, costumes encouraged, St. John the Evangelist, 61 Poplar St., 6:30- 8:30 p.m., suggested donation $10 adults, children $5, family maximum $20, 401-848-2561, saintjohns-newport.org, krasinski.org.

Opening Reception The public is invited to enjoy “Epsalante,” an exhibition of paintings by Anna Ortiz, and a reception with the artist, Hunter Gallery at the Drury and Grosvenor Center for the Arts, St. George’s School, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 6-7 p.m., displayed through Nov. 17, karen_ roarke@stgeorges.edu.

Beginners’ Tango Lessons Drop in to learn the Argentine tango as it is danced in Buenos Aires, no experience or dance partner necessary, wear leather or suede-soled shoes, St. Paul’s Faith Community, 12 Marlborough St., 6-7:15 p.m., $10 suggested donation, 401-846-0966, stpaulsumcnewportri.com.

'Elephant Man' 7 p.m. See Oct. 19.

Fortress of Nightmares Tunnels of Terror, Mayhem 3-D and Paranormal 360, Fort Adams, Oct. 20-21 and 27-28, 7-10 p.m., prices vary, 401-847-0707, ticket and other information at fortressofnightmares.com.

‘Taste of Portsmouth’ Fundraiser A 21-plus event featuring food from Portsmouth restaurants, local beer and wine, auction and raffle baskets to support Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 7-9 p.m., $25, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Shakespeare’s Tragic Tales Brave souls witness betrayal, greed and madness as Newport Children’s Theatre actors portray the Bard’s villains, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Avenue, Middletown, tours at 7:40, 8, 8:20, 8:40, 9 p.m., through Oct. 21, $10, free to children under 8, email newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or visit newportchildrenstheatre.com to reserve your time.

Improv Comedy by the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $18, reservations suggested, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

October 21

‘Cars and Coffee’ Event View automobiles at this Preservation Society and Audrain Automobile Museum event, Marble House, 596 Bellevue Ave., 8-10 a.m., free admission, register if you’d like to bring a car, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, Saturdays through Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Pumpkin Decoupage Workshop Collect leaves and decorate pumpkins with them, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 10 a.m., open to families with kids of all ages, $15 materials fee, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Corn Maze 10 a.m. See Oct. 20.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Leo Tolstoy's, “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” open to all, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport LEGO Club Children ages 5-12 build with LEGO bricks, projects displayed for a week, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Genealogy Workshop Learn how to overcome challenges with your Rhode Island genealogy research, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.-noon, register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Common Burying Ground Tour Learn about the stone carvers, their art and the diverse people buried there who helped shape Newport’s history, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $5-$20, reservations recommended, 401-841- 8770, newporthistory.org.

Book Signing Alyssa Maxwell signs her Gilded Newport Mystery Series books, The Breaker’s Newport Mansions store, 44 Ochre Point Ave., noon-2 p.m., 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Stone Wall Workshop Hands-on workshop to learn the art of traditional stone wall construction and repair, light snacks and refreshments provided, bring work gloves if you have them, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 1:30-4:30 p.m., rain date Oct. 22, registrants to be notified on Oct. 20 in event of postponement, $40, register, 401- 849-7300, newportrestoration.org/ learningprograms.

Giant Games Teens in grades six and up enjoy giant games, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-3 p.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Theater 2 and 7 p.m. See Oct. 19.

Meet the Author Harle Tinney discusses her book, “The Ghosts of Belcourt Castle,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-3:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Halloween Matinee Children ages 6-12 watch a Halloween movie, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Grimm’s Fairy Trails See Oct. 20.

Mystery at the Museum "Sleuth’s Symposium,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Shakespeare’s Tragic Tales See Oct. 20.

Common Fence Music Performance by the Honey Dewdrops, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $20 in advance, $22 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv See Oct. 20.

Sunday

October 22

Pell Bridge Run Runners or walkers must be able to do three miles in one hour, no pets or strollers, starts at 7 a.m. in Jamestown, ends in downtown Newport, online registration ends Oct. 19 at midnight, prices vary, weather dependent, pellbridgerun.com.

Garden Tips and Soil Testing Have your soil sample tested and get gardening tips from URI’s master gardeners, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, weather dependent, 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.org.

Corn Maze 11 a.m. See Oct. 20.

Music from the Late Middle Ages Lecture and musical highlights on the period, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Celebrating Recovery Recovery from addiction event includes live music, speakers, food, free Narcan with brief education and interactive booths, St. Paul’s

Faith Community, 12 Marlborough St., 3-5 p.m., 401-846-0966, stpaulsumcnewportri.com.

Formula 1 Viewing Recorded highlights from Oct. 21 qualifiers, 1 p.m., view live racing at Circuit of the America’s in Austin, Texas, 3 p.m., fajita grill, beer and wine, $40-$55 includes admission to the museum, Newport Car Museum, 1847 West Main Road, Portsmouth, register, 401-848- 2277, newportcarmuseum.org.

Greenlove Foundation Fundraiser A fundraiser to support initiatives promoting environmental and sustainability awareness and to provide scholarships and grants, O’Brien’s Pub, 501 Thames St., 4:30-7:30 p.m., $75, RSVP, info@greenlovefoundation.org.

Organ Recital A dedication of St. Matthews Church’s new organ, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 3 p.m., 401- 423-1762.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Monday

October 23

Beirut Bombing Memorial Observance Ceremony Family and friends of the "Rhode Island Nine" honor the nine Marines from Rhode Island who were lost in the Beirut bombing of Oct. 23, 1983, Portsmouth Historical Society, 870 East Main Road, 10 a.m., 401-743-1834.

Tween Maker Lab Children ages 8-12 use the 3-D printer, vinyl cutter and Scratch programming, must bring a T-shirt to use the fabric vinyl, first-come, first-served, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Make It, Take It Crafts Children drop in to make a craft, best for ages 4-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Monday Night Mysteries Mystery book discussion, newcomers and drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday

October 24

Coloring Club All adults are welcome, materials provided, Middletown Public Library 700 West Main Road, 10- 11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion Bring a salad or sandwich, drinks provided, books available at the circulation desk, newcomers and drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, noon-1:30 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Four Faiths’ Tour Four houses of worship, starting with Touro Synagogue, 72 Touro St., 1-4 p.m., $20-$28, 401-290- 7535, 4faiths.org.

Tuesday Matinee Watch a movie at the Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tech Help Drop in with your device and get help from a reference librarian, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Kennedy Wedding Remembrance “Return to Camelot,” a live musical performance and featuring historical footage, St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., 3-4 p.m., $15 tickets online and at other locations, 401- 847-0475, returntocamelot.org.

Film Screening “The Promise,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Maker Lab Open Studio Work on your 3-D or other projects, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Fiction Book Club Discuss “Learning to Swear in America,” by Katie Kennedy, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

October 25

Lecture Learn about the cultural landscape report that documents the history of The Breakers’ site and plans for its upcoming landscape rehabilitation, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Farmers’ Market Local produce and products, Memorial Boulevard, 2-6 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Computer Workshop In “Intro to Photoshop Elements,” learn how to fix common problems in digital photos, intermediate computer skills and experience using a mouse are required, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Discussion on Race “How to Talk about Race in 2017,” learn how to discuss race with people outside your cultural group, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. talk, free for Redwood members, $10 nonmembers, register online, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Consider Your Shelf Discuss new titles headed to the Newport Public Library this fall and winter, learn about reserving items, wish lists, freezing requests and submitting suggestions, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Crescent Moon Hike Hike on semi-rocky terrain and do some fun outdoor activities, recommended for ages 6-and-over, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., rain date Oct. 26, $8-$10, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Fiber Therapy Knit and crochet group, all are welcome, Newport Public Library, 300

Spring St., 6:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Thursday

October 26

STEAM Club Children ages 7-12 explore STEAM concepts through stories, games, crafts and activities, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Halloween Stroll Join the East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) and the lower Broadway community for trick-or-treating, visit EBCAP for treats and activities, 19 Broadway, 4 p.m., 401-847-7821, ebcap.org.

Halloween Party Children in grades K-4 enjoy games, food and prizes, costumes encouraged, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Teen Program Teens make bendy mummies, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4:30-5:30 p.m., register, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Shakespeare in Middletown 5 p.m. See Oct. 19.

‘Business After Hours’ Network with other professionals at this Newport Chamber event, St. Clare-Newport, 309 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., $5-$10, register, 401-847- 1600, newportchamber.com.

‘Hallowine’ Fundraiser Clean Ocean Access hosts a winetasting fundraiser which includes live music by members of Los Duderinos, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 5-7:30 p.m., $25 advance, $30 at the door, 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Edward King House Fundraiser Cocktail party to support senior programming expansion, includes live music and a mystery wine event, Edward King House, 35 King St., 5:30-7:30 p.m., $40, reserve, 401-846-7426, edwardkinghouse.org.

Edith Wharton Lecture “Picturing Edith Wharton’s Work,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $10-$15, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Virtual Cemetery Tour The Gravestone Girls present “Welcome to the Graveyard,” a presentation on the art, symbolism and history of New England cemeteries, gravestone castings for sale, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Fall for Lucy’s Hearth’ Fundraiser Hors d’oeuvres, small plates, complimentary wine and beer, silent auction to benefit Lucy’s Hearth, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 6-9 p.m., reserve, 401-847-2021, lucyshearth.org/fall-for-lucys-hearth.

NewportFilm Screening “Trophy,” followed by conversation with the producer, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 6:30 p.m., newportfilm.com.

Friday

October 27

Foreign Film Series “Deux Jours, Une Nuit” (“Two Days, One Night”), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NMAI Guided Tour 3 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Corn Maze 4 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Halloween Event for Adults Peter Chabot presents Edward Gorey’s eerie cartoons, Washington (Rip) Irving reads from his ancestor’s

“The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” actors perform the witches’ scene from “Macbeth,” cake and champagne follow, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-7 p.m., $5 members, $10 nonmembers, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Beginners’ Tango Lessons 6 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Newport Music Fest Chamber Music The Euclid Quartet performs, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $40, wine reception included, reservations advised, pay at the door or call for advance ticketing and requirements at 401- 849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Ghost Hunts Visitors learn the history of the Artillery Company of Newport and its ghostly happenings while working with paranormal investigators, Clark Street Armory, 23 Clark St., ghost hunts at 7 and 8:30 p.m., through Oct. 28, $50, for space availability and tickets, call 508- 768-8158 or email sneparanormalteam@yahoo.com.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Improv 8 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Saturday

October 28

Halloween Howl Youth Regatta Sail Newport’s season-ending youth regatta, Sail Newport, Fort

Adams, through Oct. 29, 401-846- 1983, sailnewport.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m. See Oct. 21.

Computer Class Get an introduction to Facebook, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Newport LEGO Club 11 a.m. See Oct. 21.

A-Maizing Halloween Party An old-fashioned Halloween party for the whole family, fun, games, come in costume for $1 off admission, Escobar Highland Farm’s corn maze, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., rain date Oct. 29, prices vary, 401-683-1444, escobarfarm.com.

Treats and Crafts Children can drop in wearing a costume to make a craft and take a treat, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-2:30 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Haunted Halloween Craft Party Children ages 6-12 are invited to wear costumes, make spooky crafts, and enjoy Halloween treats, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Ghost Hunts 7 and 8:30 p.m. See Oct. 27.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 20.

Sunday

October 29

Guided Bird Walk Bird watchers bring binoculars and join experts to prowl the best bird watching spots, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Halloween Howl Youth Regatta See Oct. 28.

Garden Tips and Soil Testing 10 a.m. See Oct. 22.

Community ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ At Trunk-or-Treat, a community event, drivers park in the parking lot and open their trunks or the backs of their vehicles and pass out candy, costumes encouraged, if raining, go inside for treats, St. Peter’s, 525 Broadway, 11 a.m.- noon, 401-846-9567, stpetersri@coxmail.com.

Not-Very-Creepy Carousel Non-scary family fun suitable for young children, includes goody bag, two free carousel rides, light refreshments and crafts, Easton Beach rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 1-4 p.m., adults free, $5 children, 401-845-5800.

Two Island Poets Poets Carol Anderheggen, Heather Sullivan and others read their works, followed by an open mic session for poets wishing to read, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401- 847-8720, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Halloween Movie “Frankenweenie” (2012), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4:30 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Haunted Tales on Rose Island Enjoy a spooky evening of haunted tales on Rose Island, 3-6 p.m., $40 adults, $25 children, includes boat ride on the Rum Runner II from Bannister’s Wharf, register, 401-847-4242, roseisland.org.

Newport String Project Performance Quartet performs works by Haydn, Schumann, Martinu and Schubert, Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, 4-5:30 p.m., suggested donation $10 and up, newportstringproject.org.

Taste of Newport Fundraiser An evening of food and drink from various Newport venues to support Child and Family Services, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-8 p.m., general admission $125, reserve, 401-848- 4141, childandfamilyri.org.

Channing’s Haunted Happenings All ages are invited to “Haunted Happenings,” costume party, potluck dinner and screening of the original “Ghostbusters,” Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., 6-8:30 p.m., 401-846-0643.

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