2015-04-02 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

April 2

Whitehorne Museum The Samuel Whitehorne House is home to some of the best examples of 18th-century Newport and Rhode Island furniture, 416 Thames St., tours run Thursday-Saturday, guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., self-guided 11 a.m.-3 p.m., newportrestoration.org.

Eight Bells Lecture The Eight Bells Lecture Series presents Andrew Faltum discussing “The Supercarriers: The Forrestal and Kitty Hawk Classes,” Naval War College Museum, 12 p.m., free and open to the public but advance reservations required, limited seating, 401-841-2101.

URI Pharmacy Outreach program at Edward King House on various types of headaches and how to treat them, 35 King St., 1 p.m., 401-846-7426.

Teen Egg Decorating Teens decorate eggs for Easter, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5 p.m., supplies and snacks provided, free, drop in, 401-847-8720 x206.

Shakespeare in Middletown Fans gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 5 p.m.

Beyond the Tour: An Exploration of Ceramics Explore different ceramics traditions with a curator-led tour of the exhibit, “Fired and Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point,” 680 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m., offered as part of the Arts and Cultural Alliance’s Arts Behind the Scenes program. $15, $10 for ACA members, reserve at 401-847-8344.

Green Drinks Networking event for the ecofriendly community, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, 5:30-7 p.m., hosted by 11th Hour Racing and the Volvo Ocean Race.

Sailing Movie Night Jamestown Yacht Club hosts free screening of “Morning Light,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., 6:15 p.m., 401-423- 7280.

‘Humor and the Harp’ Mary King presents “Humor and the Harp,” an evening of hilarity and heavenly music, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Rd., 7 p.m., free but seating limited, reserve at 401-683-9457.

Friday

April 3

Rough Point Tours Doris Duke’s Newport home open for touring, 680 Bellevue Ave., Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., tours depart every half hour, $25, includes this year’s special exhibit “Fired and Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point,” newportrestoration.org.

LEGO Club Children ages 6-12 will build with LEGOs, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., drop in, 401- 847-8720 x204.

Trifecta Film Night Senior project films by North Kingstown students on self-image, elephants and music, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley Rd., 6 p.m., free, jamestownartcenter.org.

Zumbathon Fundraiser Dance fundraiser with Zaida Humphrey for Rogers High School music programs, RHS gym, 6:30-8:30 p.m., bake sale, prizes, $10.

Flashlight Egg Hunt Newport Rec’s flashlight Easter egg hunt, Freebody Park, 8 p.m., boys and girls, ages 8-10, free, rain or shine, bring flashlights (2 “D” cell size or smaller) and containers, 401-845-5800.

Jamestown Scottish Dance Try royal Scottish country dancing, Conanicut Grange/Senior Center, 6 West St., 7 p.m., wear soft-soled shoes, all ages, $5, $10 family, 401- 423-1574.

Saturday

April 4

Bunny Breakfast Middletown High School Class of 2016 hosts breakfast, Easter Bunny, egg hunt, activities, MHS cafeteria, 8-11 a.m., $5, $15 family of four, middletown2016@gmail.com.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny The Elks Lodge hosts breakfast, 141 Pelham St., $5 adults, $3.50 for children 10 and under, 9-11 a.m., advance reservations required, 401-845-5800.

Touro Park Egg Hunt Easter egg hunt for boys and girls ages 3-7, Touro Park, 10 a.m., sharp, free, bring containers, eggs redeemed for prizes.

Saturday Book Club Discuss “We Need New Names,” by NoViolet Bulawayo, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Rd., 10 a.m., 401-683-9457.

Seal Watch Tours Motor through Newport Harbor and see the seals on rocks off Rose Island, guides on board, 142 Long Wharf, 10 and 11 a.m., savebay.org/seals.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour Discover the transformation of the city and its people from Newport’s colonial Golden Age to the Gilded Age summer colony, departs from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 10:30 a.m., $15, weather permitting, reserve at 401-841-8770.

Jamestown Egg Hunt Annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Elks and the Parks and Recreation Dept., Wilson

Arena parking lot, 11 a.m., two age divisions, pre-school and grades 1-4, bring containers for hunt, four bikes to be given away, 401-252- 3982.

Historic Site Tours Tours of the Colony House and Great Friends Meeting House, depart from Museum of Newport History at Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at top of the hour, call to reserve, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorical.org.

‘Let’s Talk Photography’ Join members of the Island Photography Group for a discussion about cameras, photos, and photography, all ages and skills welcome, Newport Public Library, 2 p.m., 401-847-8720 x115.

Anthony Quinn Film Anthony Quinn Foundation hosts free screening of “A High Wind in Jamaica” (1965), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., 3 p.m., 401-423-7280.

Opening Reception DeBlois Gallery reception for “Driven,” a non-juried show open to artists in all media, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 4-7 p.m., 401-847-9977.

‘Birds & Blooms’ Reception Artists portray signs of spring at Spring Bull’s “Birds & Blooms” exhibition, 55 Bellevue Ave., reception 5-7 p.m., 401-849-9155, springbullgallery.com.

Murder at the Museum Marley Bridges Theatre Co. presents “Forgeries & Frauds,” interactive murder mystery at Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $30, 401-324-9436, newportartmuseum.org.

Improv Comedy 8 and 10 p.m. , Equality Park Place, 401-849-3473.

Free Comedy Ace Aceto’s Royal Flush Comedy Show, Newport Grand, 150 Adm. Kalbfus Rd., 9 p.m., 18+, free, 401- 849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

April 5

Happy Easter See page 16 for listing of services.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See April 4.

Historic Site Tours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. See April 4.

Seal Watch Tours 12 and 1 p.m. See April 4.

Monday

April 6

Imagine, Perform and Create Multimodal storytelling for beginner readers ages 4-8, Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 10 Redwood St., 4 p.m., public welcome, free, register at 401-847-0292 x105, redwoodlibrary.org.

Toastmasters Contest Public is invited to the Toastmaster’s annual International Speech and Table Topics Contest, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., 6 p.m., 401-497-3457, mangosteenri@gmail.com.

Monday Night Mysteries Discuss “The Minor Adjustment Beauty Salon,” by Alexander Mc- Call Smith, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Rd., 7 p.m., all welcome, 401-423-7281.

Tuesday

April 7

Pre-K Story Time Story time for preschoolers, Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 10 Redwood St., 10:30 a.m., public welcome, free, register at 401-847- 0292 x105, redwoodlibrary.org.

Meet/Eat/Chat A “getting to know you” lunch with the Newport Art Museum’s executive director and staff, 12 p.m., 76 Bellevue Ave., 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare’ Informal gathering of those who enjoy interpretive readings of Shakespeare’s works, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

International Film Series The Friends of the Jamestown Philomenian Library continues winter foreign film series with France’s “Chocolat,” 26 North Rd., refreshments 6:30 p.m., film at 7 p.m., 401-423-7280.

Wednesday

April 8

Kids' Guitar Sing-a-Long Families with children ages 0-5 welcome to sing, dance, and have fun, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., drop in, 401- 847-8720 x204.

Computer Workshop How to Email: Part 2, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m. free but registration required, 401-847-8720 x208.

Reading and Art at Redwood Children ages 4-7 learn how to connect music and art, Ballard Annex, 10 Redwood St., 3:45 p.m., free, register at 401-847-0292 x105.

Life of the Mind Salon James McGuane, filmmaker, writer and photographer, will speak on his book, "The Hunted Whale,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., reception at 5:30 p.m., talk at 6 p.m., members free, non-members $10, reserve at 401-847-0295 x112.

Great Decisions Seminar The Newport Council for International Visitors Great Decisions discussion with Thomas Fedyszyn on “Russia and the Near Abroad,” Newport Public Library, 6:30 p.m., newportciv.org.

Thursday

April 9

Whitehorne Museum The Samuel Whitehorne House is home to some of the best examples of 18th-century Newport and Rhode Island furniture, 416 Thames St., tours run Thursday- Saturday, guided tours at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., self-guided 11 a.m.-3 p.m., newportrestoration.org.

Eight Bells Lecture The Eight Bells Lecture Series presents Capt. Brett Friedman, USMC, discussing “21st Century Ellis,” Naval War College Museum, 12 p.m., free and open to the public but advance reservations required, limited seating, 401-841-2101.

Story Time from Space Learn about the solar system and listen to astronaut Mike Hopkins read a story from the International Space Station, up to 4 years, Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 10 Redwood St., 4 p.m., free but registration required, register at 401-847-0292 x105 or redwoodlibrary.org.

Shakespeare in Middletown Fans gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 5 p.m.

Newport Gallery Night Newport’s art galleries offer evening hours, 5-8 p.m., free admission to the Newport Art Museum with reception for show curated by Portsmouth High School senior Paige Colman, newportgalleries.org.

Market Wallet Workshop The Newport and Rhode Island historical societies’ History Space program on making colonial era clothing and accessories continues with participants crafting an 18th century wallet from a precut linen kit, Colony House, 5:30 p.m., $22, register at newporthistory.eventbrite.com.

Food & Wine Expo Area restaurants and vendors host fundraising evening to benefit local high school music programs with wine and beer, tastings, music by local musicians, OceanCliff, 6-9 p.m., ages 21+only, $30, for tickets and reservations contact alanbernstein@npsri.net or 401- 847-6235 x2808.

Swing into Spring Annual fundraiser for the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, Atlantic Beach Club, 6-10 p.m., $75 advance, $85 at door, for tickets and info contact 401-846-4828 x102 or anovick@mlkccenter.org.

SVF Lecture SVF Foundation presents Patrick Martins discussing his book, “The Carnivore’s Manifesto,” Swiss Village Farm, 152 Harrison Ave., 7 p.m., free but reservations required, 401-848-7229 x10, rkate@ sv ffoundation.org.

Atwood Lecture: Platon Salve Regina University presents internationally renowned photographer and human rights activist Platon with “Powerful Portraits: An Intimate Look at Humanity and Leadership,” O’Hare Academic Center, Bazarsky Lecture Hall, Ochre Point Ave., 7 p.m., salve.edu.

Friday

April 10

Rough Point Tour Doris Duke’s Newport home open for touring, 680 Bellevue Ave., Thursday – Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., tours depart every half hour, $25, includes this year’s special exhibit “Fired and Inspired: Ceramics at Rough Point,” newportrestoration.org.

Fort Adams Tours Guided tours of the nation’s largest coastal fortification, tours depart daily at 12 and 2 p.m., weather dependent, 401-619-1511, fortadams.org.

Seal Watch Tours 3 and 4 p.m. See April 4.

Chamber Music Concert Cellist Benjamin Larsen and violinist Kelly Cho perform, St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., 7 p.m., $20 donation, 401-847-5571. stcolumbaschapel.org.

IYRS Lecture Series continues with graduates John Aubrecht and Casey Brown, Restoration Hall, 449 Thames St., 7:30 p.m., $10, students free, iyrs.edu.

‘Two Teens and a Score!’ The Jamestown Community Theatre presents “Two Teens and a Score,” Jamestown Senior Center, 6 West St., 7:30 p.m., suitable for ages 14+, advance $7, $10 at door, limited seating, tickets at 401-864- 0392.

Saturday

April 11

Rose Island Cleanup Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation hosts a community beach and lighthouse cleanup, bring a lunch and meet at Sail to Prevail at Fort Adams, boat will depart at 10 a.m. and return approximately 3:30 p.m., advance registration required, call 401-286-1209 or 401- 847-4242.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See April 4.

Spring in Bloom The Newport Mystical Society offers sessions with mediums, psychics, tarot and crystal readers, aura photography and astrologers, Elks Lodge, 141 Pelham St., 11 a.m.- midnight, $5, family friendly, children under 12 free, 401-864-6778.

Historic Site Tours 11 a.m.-3 p.m. See April 4.

Bilingual Story Time Children ages 3-12 and their families invited to listen to stories in English and Spanish, songs and poems, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., drop in, 401-847-8720 x204.

Beach Cleanups In preparation for the Volvo Ocean Race, Clean Ocean Access leads cleanups of Cliff Walk at Marine Ave. and Fort Adams State Park, 12 p.m., dress warmly, wear gloves and sturdy shoes, hot beverages provided by Empire Coffee & Tea.

Seal Watch Tours 1 and 2 p.m. See April 4.

Books and Authors John Partridge discusses the latest in his Algy Temple series, “Scratched,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., 401- 847-8720 x215.

Murder at the Museum 7 p.m. See April 4.

‘Two Teens and a Score!’ 7:30 p.m. See April 10.

Sunday

April 12

Bird Walk Jay Manning leads guided bird walk at the Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Rd., Middletown, 8 a.m., no registration necessary, bring binoculars, 401- 846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Piano Concert Bulgarian born pianist Nadejda Vlaeva will perform on the Jamestown community piano, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., 2 p.m., free.

‘Spies’ Lecture Middletown Historical Society presents Christian McBurney discussing his book “Spies in Revolutionary Rhode Island,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd., 2 p.m., middletownhistory.org.

Poetry Reading Kevin Holder reads from his recently-published work, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 4:30 p.m., $18 door, $15 advance, 401-560-0979, reception and book signing to follow, jamestownartcenter.org.

NewportFILM “Coming Home” screens at Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. film, Q&A to follow with film’s subject Angel Cordero, tickets $20 reception and film, $12 film, newportfilm.com.

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