2015-07-09 / Calendar

Calendar

Thursday

July 9

Angela Moore Fashion Show & Champagne Brunch Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 9:30- 11:30 a.m., 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Tall Ships Tours Tour Rhode Island’s Oliver Hazard Perry and the replica of the French American Revolutionary warship L'Hermione, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., free, Fort Adams, 401-841-0707, fortadams.org.

Tall Ship L'Hermione Celebration Ft. Adams “village” has cavalry unit with horses, military drills, historic interpreters, historian and authors speaking program, music, Fort Adams, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $6, 401- 841- 0707, fortadams.org.

Illuminating the American Revolution This interactive living history program illustrates preparations for the candlelight illumination that Newport residents held as a goodwill gesture to the French, their new allies, as costumed interpereters share their thoughts about being occupied by French soldiers, Colony House, Washington Sq., 11a.m.-2 p.m., free, donations welcome, 401-846-1853, newporthistory.org.

Lunch with General George Washington The general will speak on his life and times at 11 a.m, lunch at noon, questions and conversation encouraged, $25, 401-841-0707, fortadams.org.

Superhero Stories For ages 3-6 years with an adult, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m-noon., registration required, 401-846- 1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Children’s Habitat Hike Youngsters examine the animal habitats at Ballard Park, scavenger hunt, hike, 1-2:30 p.m., best for ages 6-12, $5, meet at Hazard Road entrance, registration required, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Maker Space Teen Program Design a T-shirt, sticker or 3-D object, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Ducks Race for Education Hundreds of numbered rubber ducks “race” to benefit Middletown’s public school students, kids’ activities, $1,000 first prize, 5-7 p.m.,Third Beach, Middletown, mecmec.org.

Newport Gallery Night Art galleries offer evening hours, Newport Art Museum, free, 5-8 p.m., newportgalleries.org.

‘Meet the Artists’ Gallery Talk Meet exhibiting artists as they discuss their work and current exhibits, Peter Marcus (5:30 p.m.), Roger Birn (6 p.m.) and Janet Prip (6:30 p.m.), Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., free, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Children’s Night at the Beach Johnny the K sings, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 6-6:45 p.m., 401-845-5810.

Colonial Soiree Celebrate the arrival of the French war ship L'Hermione during the American Revolution. Cocktails, dinner, music, entertainment, more than 50 uniformed historic interpreters, Fort Adams, 6 p.m., $115, 401-841-0707, fortadams.org.

'Sailors and Soldiers’ Supper Enjoy a picnic-style meal with complimentary ale or wine with the troops and sailors of the ship L'Hermione’s escort, come as you are or in colonial attire, Fort Adams, 6 p.m., $45, 401-841-0707, fortadams.org.

Newport Hospital Gala “Night in Provence,” live auction, dinner, dancing and more, Ochre Point, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 6:30 p.m, 401-845-1617, giving.lifespan.org/nightinprovence.

Pops Concert Outdoor concert by the American Band featuring patriotic and traditional favorites, bring blanket, chairs, picnic, Glen Manor House grounds, 3 Frank Coelho Dr., Portsmouth, 6:30-8:30 p.m., rain or shine, grounds open at 5 p.m., free, 401-683-4177, glenmanorhouse.com.

Beach Idol Children ages 6-16 have their chance on stage, registration near the stage area at 6:50 p.m., contestants should bring their own music, Easton's Beach.

Comedy at Blues Cafe Special comedy event starring Paul D'Angelo of Showtime and Comedy Central, 286 Thames St., 7:30 p.m., 14+, $20, 401-841-5510, newportblues.com

NewportFilm Outdoors “Meru,”St. George’s School lawn, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 8:45 p.m., pre-film live music 7:30, post-film Q & A with director, BYO picnic, food vendors, complimentary popcorn, rain venue Madeira Hall, $5 suggested donation, 401- 649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

July 10

Baby Time Play Group Children up to 2 years old with an adult, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

LEGO Club Build super structures with LEGOs, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., ages 5-12, drop in, 401-847-8720 x204.

Newport Gulls Talk The Gulls talk about life as a student athlete and what it took to get there, children grades 5-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tween Art Adventures Watercolor and sketching, ages 9-12 years, 1-3 p.m., registration required,401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Lecture on the French Frigate L‘Hermione Philippe Bouthet du Rivault, an officer for the French General Transatlantic Company, presents “The 21st Century Hermione: Facing the Challenges,” Salve Regina University’s DiStefano Lecture Hall, in the Antone Academic Center, 56 Lawrence Ave., 1 p.m., free and open to the public, 401-847-6650, salve.edu.

Book Signing Alyssa Lozupone signs copies of her book, “A Passion for Preservation: Katherine Warren and the Shaping of Modern Newport,” a biography of the founder of the Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport Mansions Store, 1 Bannister's Wharf, 2 - 5 p.m., 401- 847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Summer Film Series “Postcards from the Edge” (1990) screens, with Meryl Streep and Shirley MacLaine, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., free, 401-847-8720 x208, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Regatta Fort Adams, sailnewport.org.

Newport Music Festival Classical music performed by world-renowned musicians, through July 26, various times and venues, 401-846-1133, newportmusic.org.

Jamestown Library Book Sale Preview Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m., $10, public sale July 11-18 during library hours, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Collegiate league, Newport vs. Danbury, Cardine’s Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m, $1-$4, newportgulls.com.

Nuit Blanche Island Moving Co. Summer Gala fundraiser and performances boast a vintage Cote d’Azur theme, Wyndom Estate, 36 Beacon Hill Road, 7:30 p.m., tickets start at $175, 401-847-4470, islandmovingco.org.

Saturday

July 11

Newport Regatta Fort Adams, sailnewport.org.

Save The Bay Swim 39th annual fundraising swim, Naval Station Newport to Potter’s Cove, Jamestown, 6:45–8:15 a.m. check in, 8:45 a.m. start, savebay.org.

Growers’ Market Aquidneck Growers’ Market, local produce and products, 909 East Main Rd. (Newport Vineyards), Middletown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Newport Library Book Sale Fiction $1, classical music CDs $2, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships International Tennis Hall of Fame, through July 19, 194 Bellevue Ave., 401-849-6053, tennisfame.com.

Jamestown Library Book Sale Annual summer book sale, through July 18, open during library hours, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

French in Newport Walking Tour Explore the heart of 18th century Newport and learn about the yearlong period when roughly 12,000 French soldiers and sailors were here during the American Revolution, departs from Museum of Newport History, Brick Market, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m., $15, space limited, reserve at 401-841-8770.

Soil Analysis URI Master Gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions at Middletown’s Paradise Valley Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free, 1-800-448-1011.

Newport Kite Festival Hundreds of kites soar across the sky, demos, Brenton Point, Ocean Drive, noon – 5 p.m., free, newportkitefestival.com.

Surf Fest Surfing enthusiasts gather to showcase surf history and culture, Fort Adams, 1-8 p.m., $15, under 10 yrs. free, 401-846-7873, originalwaterbrothers.com.

Long Wharf Concerts The Shops at Long Wharf summer series with Ben Knight, Long Wharf Mall, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., Newport, 1-5 p.m., free.

‘The Incredibles’ Teen movie series, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Polo Series USA vs. Ireland, tailgating begins at 4 p.m., first chukka at 5 p.m., children and pets welcome, Glen Farm, East Main Road, Portsmouth, $10, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

IYRS Gala Gala benefiting the International Yacht Restoration School is sold out, call 401-848-5777 to be put on waiting list, auctions, dinner, music by The Beach Boys, 449 Thames St., Newport, 6 p.m., iyrs.edu.

'Shakespeare in the Park' Newport Children’s Theatre presents, “A Midsummer’s Night Dream,” Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, 6:30 p.m., free, newportchildrenstheatre.com.

Redwood’s Summer Gala Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m., 401-847-0295, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Barrel of Laughs’ Comedy Series Features Joe Yannetty, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 6:30 p.m., live music and bar opens, 7:15 p.m. comedy show, $30, 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Murder at the Museum Interactive murder mystery, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Asado Lamb Roast Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 7:30 p.m., $40, 401-846- 0200, nptpolo.com.

Improv Comedy Interactive comedy with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park, 8 and 10 p.m., 401- 849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Sunday

July 12

Newport Regatta Fort Adams, sailnewport.org.

Butterfly Count The North American Butterfly Assoc. sources local butterfly population using citizen science observations, experienced and beginner enthusiasts welcome, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10 a.m., $8-$10, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Newport Kite Festival See July 11.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Witherbee Open House Middletown's fully-restored oneroom schoolhouse Witherbee School, built in 1892, corner of Valley Road and Green End Avenue, 2-4 p.m., middletownhistory.org.

NIMFest Concert Newport Independent Music Festival presents jazz funk with The Groove Merchants, with the female vocal quartet Sync or Swim opening, lawn seating, King Park gazebo, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., free.

B.B. King Tribute Claudette King, B.B.’s daughter, joins Allman, Neville and Pitchell for a special performance, New-

port Blues Café, 286 Thames St., 9 p.m., 21+, 401-841-5510, newportblues.com.

‘Shakespeare in the Park' See July 11.

Monday

July 13

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Golf Tournament Fundraiser Benefits Aquidneck Land Trust, deli lunch, cocktail reception, raffle, tournament awards, Newport National Golf Club, 11 a.m., register online, ailt.org, 401-849-2799.

Newport Library Book Sale 1-7 p.m. See July 11.

Vineyard Tours Behind-the-scenes look at the winemaking process on a guided 30-minute tour from outdoors in the vineyards (weather permitting) and through the heart of the winery, Newport Vineyards , 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily, 401-848- 5161, newportvineyards.com.

‘4 Faiths, 4 Landmarks’ Tour Walking tour showcases Touro Synagogue, Trinity Episcopal Church, Newport Congregational Church and St. Mary’s Catholic Church, departs from Touro at 1 p.m., $28, advance ticketing required, 401-290-7535, 4faiths.org.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Laughter for Locals One hour interactive improvisational comedy, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $15, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Tuesday

July 14

Newport Library Book Sale 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. See July 11.

Pre-K Summer Story and Stroll Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10:30- 11:15 a.m., 401-846-2577, $5 per program, includes 1 child and 1 parent, $2 per additional child per parent.

Pop-Up Farmers Market The East Bay Community Action Program pop-up market will feature fresh local produce and educational activities for children, 6 John H. Chafee Blvd., 3-6 p.m.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Rhythm Imagination Hands-on percussion program for children, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Teen Mask Making Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Green Animals Children’s Party Games, pony rides, magic, clowns, crafts, amid the animal topiaries, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 4-8 p.m., $10-$25, under 5 free, 401- 847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Family Night Concert Series The Rockin’ Soul Horns, swing, soul and R & B, 6 p.m., free, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 401-845-5810.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Wednesday

July 15

Newport Library Book Sale 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. See July 11.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

‘If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare’ The book group reads the Bard, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., free and all are welcome, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Visions of Vizcaya, a Passion for the Past’ Learn about the gardens of Miami’s Vizcaya, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., Newport, 6 p.m., 401-847-1000, $5-$10, reserve, newportmansions.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Collegiate league, Newport Gulls vs. Ocean State, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m, $1- $4, newportgulls.com.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Family Friendly Funnies Interactive improvisational comedy for the whole family with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 7 p.m, 401- 849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

The Rusty Cheetahs Concert Light rock, Ballard Park, use Hazard Road entrance, 7-8:30 p.m., rain date July 16, 401-619-3377.

‘Grey Gardens’ NewportFilm presents “Grey Gardens,” digitally remastered movie in which an old mother and her middle-aged daughter, the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, live their eccentric lives in a filthy, decaying mansion in East Hampton, Jane Pickens Theater, Touro St., 8 p.m., $12, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Thursday

July 16

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Superhero Stories For 3-6 year olds with adult, preregister, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573.

Dragonflies & Butterflies Youngsters explore Ballard Park's quarry meadow looking at dragonflies and butterflies, then make a terrarium, 1-2:30 p.m., best for ages 6-12, $5, meet at Hazard Road entrance, registration required, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ Movie Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Summer Sunset Lecture Series Learn about coyotes, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6-7:30 p.m., $8-$10, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Thursday Book Group Discuss, “How it All Began,” by Penelope Lively, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Children’s Night at the Beach Tommy James performs magic, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 6-6:45 p.m., 401-845-5810.

Beach Idol Children ages 6-16 have their chance on stage, registration near the stage area 6:50 p.m., contestants should bring their own music, Easton's Beach.

NewportFilm Outdoors "Iris” and pre-film tribute to director Albert Maysles, Marble House lawn, 596 Bellevue Ave., rain venue St. George’s Madeira Hall, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, live music 6:30 p.m, film 7:45 p.m., post-film Q & A with producer Jennifer Ash Rudick, newportfilm.com.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Great Friends Dance Festival The Island Moving Co. hosts dance companies from around the country at Great Friends Meeting House, Marlborough St., 401-847- 4470, islandmovingco.org.

Friday

July 17

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Black Ships Festival Citywide celebration of Japanese art and culture, various Newport venues, 401-846-2720, blackshipsfestival.com.

Baby Time Play Group Stories, play time, birth-2 yrs. with adult, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road,10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Tween Art Adventures See July 10.

Newport Gulls Baseball Collegiate league, Newport Gulls vs. New Bedford, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m, $1-$4, newportgulls.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

Music Festival ‘Gala Brillante’ Features vocalist Anne Walsh and pianist Thomas Zink, Rosecliff, Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $300, 401-846- 1133, newportmusic.org.

Saturday

July 18

4-H Country Fair Glen Rd., Portsmouth, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $2 admission, many ongoing activities and games for children are free, eri4hfair.webs.com.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Erik Larson’s, “Dead Wake,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m-noon, free, all are welcome, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Weekend Lego Club Legos provided, ages 4 years and up, Middletown Public Library, 700

West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Black Ships Festival See July 17.

Garden Tour “What’s in a Garden: The History of the Whitehornes and Neighbors,” enjoy the tranquility of the Samuel Whitehorne House's formal, Federal style garden, learn about the plants and people who shaped this space as you hear stories of this vibrant working waterfront neighborhood, 416 Thames St., 11 a.m., $10-$15, reservations required, 401-846-1853, newporthistory.org.

Family Ice Cream Social Swim, bring a towel, slip and slide Ben & Jerry ice cream ($1), concession, free except for food, Newport County YMCA, noon-2 p.m., 401-847-9200, newportymca.org.

Music on the Bricks Free concert with the Ken Patterson Trio, Brick Marketplace, 1-5 p.m.

Long Wharf Concerts The Shops at Long Wharf summer series with the Taiko Drummers, Long Wharf Mall, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., 1-5 p.m., free.

Polo Series Newport vs. Dallas, tailgating begins at 4 p.m., first chukka at 5 p.m., children and pets welcome, Glen Farm, East Main Road, Portsmouth, $10, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

Black Ships Festival Gala Meet Japanese dignitaries, R.I. officials and the U.S. Navy, evening fuses both Japanese and American culture, orchestra, dancing, dinner, black tie suggested, kimonos welcomed, Marble House, 596 Bellevue Ave, 6:30 p.m., $150, 401- 846-2720, blackshipsfestival.org.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

Sunday

July 19

Free Guided Bird Walk Bring binoculars, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., free, 401- 846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

4-H Country Fair See July 18.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 11.

Black Ships Festival See July 17.

Kiley Evans Country Concert Wine tasting, concert, half-off one appetizer at Brix Restaurant following the show, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 3-5 p.m., $20, 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Free NIMFest Concert Newport Independent Music Festival presents jazz/rock group Los Duderinos plus pianist/singer Elliot Ricci, lawn seating, King Park gazebo, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., free.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

Newport Music Festival See July 10.

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