2017-06-22 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

June 22

Newport Sailing Week Regatta Competitive sailing in Narragansett Bay, through June 25, newportsailingweek.com.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Hear stories about religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Longest Day Ride Celebrate all things cycling, for all skill levels and ages, featured are four different-length arrowed courses, shirts and helmets required, 5 p.m. sign-in, 6 p.m. ride, Ten Speed Spokes, 18 Elm St., register, 401-847-5609, tenspeedspokes.com.

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr., Memorial Clinic and Regatta An event for sailors with disabilities, through June 25, 401-846- 4470, clagettregatta.org.

Jamestown LEGO Club Children create according to a theme, 7-and-under must be accompanied by an adult, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Teens’ Dinner and a Movie Teens watch “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” refreshments and activity provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Chess Club All ages and skill levels are invited to join the newly-formed chess club, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 6-7:45 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Power of Song Celebration of African-American music with Mt. Zion's annual Power of Song concert with music of protest, peace and praise, Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church, 31 Van Zandt Ave., 7 p.m., free will offering, 401- 849-3569.

Outdoor Film Screening Short, ocean-themed films, drive in or bring a chair, rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 8:40 p.m., $5 suggested donation, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

June 23

Newport Flower Show This French-themed show includes floral designs, horticulture exhibits and garden displays, shopping, a party, a brunch, lectures, demonstrations and children’s activities, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., through June 25, times and prices vary, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Newport Sailing Week Regatta See June 22.

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr., Memorial Clinic and Regatta See June 22.

Baby Time Play Group Children up to age 2 drop in for board books, music and toys, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30- 11:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

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.

Opening Reception at the Redwood Library Opening reception of “Inspired Interlude: Newport Taste and Fashion 1920-1940,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., shown through Oct. 30, free and open to the public, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Summer Solstice’ Fundraiser Fort Adams fundraiser, Fort Adams State Park, 6-10 p.m., 401-841- 0707, facebook.com/fortadams.

Newport Gulls Collegiate Baseball Newport Gulls vs. New Bedford Bay Sox, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845-6832, newportgulls.com.

Everybody Chorus Concert A presentation of Jamestown Community Chorus, Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., 7:30 p.m., free will donation, 401-423-1574, jamestownchorus.com/tickets.

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

Saturday

June 24

Newport Flower Show See June 23.

Newport Sailing Week Regatta See June 22.

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr., Memorial Clinic and Regatta See June 22.

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.

Nest Watch Learn which species of birds are breeding at NBS and how to collect information about nesting birds, recommended for ages 5 and up, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10-11 a.m., $8-$10, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Redwood Book Club All are welcome to discuss Seamus Heaney’s translation of Virgil’s “Aeneid, Book VI,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 22.

Butterfly Count Learn about butterflies and participate in the North American Butterfly Association’s annual butterfly count, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-619- 3377, ballardpark.org.

Movie and Summer Reading Sign-Up Watch “The LEGO Batman Movie,” children can sign up for the summer reading program, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3:45 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Newport Polo Series Newport vs. Boston, Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., $12, free up to age 15, 401-846- 0200, nptpolo.com.

Mystery at the Museum “Poison, Pens, and Poets,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Improv 8 p.m. See June 23.

Sunday

June 25

Newport Flower Show See June 23.

Newport Sailing Week Regatta See June 22.

C. Thomas Clagett, Jr., Memorial Clinic and Regatta See June 22.

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

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial Age to Gilded Age, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., $10-$15, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Miantonomi Tower Opens Ascend the stairs for a great view of our island, Miantonomi Memorial Park, Hillside Ave., Sundays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., through Aug. 17, 401-845-5800.

Watercolor Demonstration and Presentation A walk-in watercolor technique demonstration and presentation, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 1 p.m., free with the price of museum admission, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Boyd’s Windmill Opens Visit this historic windmill, Prospect Avenue, at Paradise Middletown, Sundays, 2-4 p.m., donations appreciated, middletownhistory.org.

Middletown Historical Society Museum Opens This former one-room schoolhouse offers an exhibit of Middletown’s founding families, other items highlight contributions made by our ancestors, Prospect Avenue, Sundays, 2-4 p.m., donations welcome, middletownhistory.org.

NIMFEST Concerts Begin The Newport Independent Music Festival begins with music by Cee Cee & the Riders and the Kane Brothers, lawn seating, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

ESU Garden Party Public welcome to English Speaking Union garden party, Bellevue House, 304 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., $45, RSVP janslee@cox.net.

'A Novel Evening' Friends gather for “A Novel Evening at the Beach,” an event to benefit the Newport Public Library, Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6-8:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720 x100, info@newportlibraryri.org.

Monday

June 26

Preschool Story Time Children ages 2-5 with a caregiver enjoy books, songs, finger plays and a craft, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15- 11 a.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Redwood Story Time Children ages 1-5 enjoy stories and songs, Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30-11:30 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Road to Independence Walking Tour Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Family Story Time Drop in for stories, songs, games and rhymes, best for ages 2-6, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Jamestown Farmers’ Market Local produce, meats, crafts and artwork, Fort Getty pavilion, 913 Fort Getty Road, Jamestown, 4-7 p.m., Mondays through Sept. 4, farmfresh.org.

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Teens entering grades 6 and up in the fall paint a local scenic spot from Portsmouth, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-7:30 p.m., register, 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Newport Gulls Collegiate Baseball Newport Gulls vs. Valley Blue Sox, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845-6832, newportgulls.com.

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

June 27

Drop-In Story Time Children ages 2 and up drop in for a story time, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road., 10-10:30 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 22.

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

Coloring Club An adult activity, supplies provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Drop-In Craft A fireworks’ painting project for all ages, while supplies last, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Tuesday Matinee Watch “A United Kingdom” (PG- 13), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Movie at Middletown Library Watch “A Dog’s Purpose,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 5-7 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.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.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Children, tweens and teens sign up for the summer reading program and enjoy Animal World Experiences performances, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Family Night Concert Series Music by the Driftwoods, Beach Boys tribute band, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Boulevard., 6 p.m., 401- 845-5810, cityofnewport.com.

Arts and Cultural Alliance Event Learn about the Audrain Automobile Museum and the exhibit, 222 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m., $10-$15, 401-856-4420, audrainautomuseum.org.

Teen Fiction Book Club This month’s selection is “Since You’ve Been Gone,” by Morgan Matson, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

June 28

Drop-In Story Time 10 a.m. See June 27.

Redwood Toddler Time Children ages 2-4 play with toys, siblings welcome, 10-11:30 a.m., Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 50 Bellevue Ave., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 25.

Jamestown Story Times Children up to age 2 with a caregiver, 10:15 a.m.; children ages 2-5 with a caregiver, 11:15 a.m., Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Drop-In Craft 10:30 a.m. See June 27.

Computer Workshop Learn the basics of Excel, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720 x208, newportlibraryri.org.

3-D Design Your photo will be taken and incorporated into a 3-D project, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3-5 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Rough Point Beyond the Tour Sketching, flower activity, guided garden tour, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., adults $10, children 12 and under free, reserve, 401-847-8344, Kelsey@newportrestoration.org.

Redwood Library Lecture “Mapping the Spaces of Global Contemporary Art,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, lecture follows, $20, 847-0292 x115, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘World War II Rhode Island’ Lecture Learn about Rhode Island’s contribution to World War II, Newport Historical Society Resource Center, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-$5, RSVP, 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Newport Gulls Collegiate Baseball Newport Gulls vs. Ocean State Waves, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845-6832, newportgulls.com.

Thursday

June 29

Kids’ Cooking Class Children entering grades K-5 cook Rhode Island-grown foods with a chef, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Painting Class Children ages 6-12 learn how to paint a masterpiece, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10:30-11:30 a.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 22.

Jamestown LEGO Club 3 p.m. See June 22.

‘Lost Newport’ Lecture “Lost Newport” highlights Newport’s vanished estates, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., lecture followed by reception and book

signing, $10-$15, register, 401- 847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Tween and Teen Summer Reading Program An introduction to hand sewing for tweens and teens, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Chess Club 6 p.m. See June 22.

NewportFILM Outdoor Screening “Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story,” Redwood Library lawn, 50 Bellevue Ave., rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 7:25 p.m. live music, 8:40 p.m. film, Q &A with producer, $5 suggested donation, 401-649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

June 30

Baby Time Play Group Children up to age 2 drop in to enjoy board books, music and toys, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Pinwheel Wreath Workshop Make a pinwheel wreath, for ages 13 and up, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 23.

NMAI Guided Tour 3 p.m. See June 23.

Newport Gulls Collegiate Baseball Newport Gulls vs. North Adams Steeple Cats, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845- 6832, newportgulls.com.

JAC Summer Soiree Benefit A benefit for the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7-10 p.m., prices vary, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Improv 8 p.m. See June 23.

Saturday

July 1

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 22.

Redwood Library Discussion Dodie Kazanjian leads a discussion with Flora Miller Biddle and Fiona Donovan about their recently republished book, “The Whitney Women and the Museum They Made,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m.-noon, reserve, 401-847-0292, x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

STEAM Play Day The program features LEGO challenges and STEAM-based educational toys, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Spring Bull Gallery Opening Reception At “Les Petites Oeuvres en Ete” exhibit, see small works in a variety of media, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., shown through July 31, 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

DeBlois Gallery Opening Reception Opening reception for works by Joseph Matose and Judy Volkmann, DeBlois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., shown through July 30, 401-847- 9977, debloisgallery.com.

Artists’ Ball A masked ball to benefit Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner, dancing, silent auction, masks and black tie optional, prices vary, 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Improv 8 p.m. See June 23.

Sunday

July 2

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 25.

Miantonomi Tower Opens 11 a.m. See June 25.

Boyd’s Windmill Opens 2 p.m. See June 25.

Middletown Historical Society Museum Opens 2 p.m. See June 25.

NIMFEST Concert The Newport Independent Music Festival presents music by Los Duderinos and the Lisa Martin Trio, lawn seating, King Park, Wellington Avenue., 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

Artist's Reception for “From a Private Collection: Photos by E.A. Kahane,” Jessica Hagen Fine Art + Design, 9A Bridge St., 5-7 p.m., 401-835- 7682, jessicahagen.com.

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