2015-07-16 / Calendar

Calendar

Thursday

July 16

Tennis Championships Ladies runway show, 9-11 a.m., play begins at 11 a.m., 401-849- 3990, tennisfame.com.

Whitehall Museum House Tour Guided tours by philosophers in residence offer an opportunity to learn more about the philosopher George Berkeley and his influence on the intellectual life of Colonial America, Whitehall Museum House, 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401- 846-3116, info@whitehallmuseumhouse.org.

Newport Library Book Sale Book sale extended through July 20, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Library Book Sale Book sale through July 18, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of the museum's book club, discuss “The Moon and Sixpence,” by W. Somerset Maugham, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, non-members $5, bring lunch, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Superhero Stories For ages 3-6 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.

Tween Party “Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures,” by Kate DiCamillo, crafts, activities, food, fun, for tweens, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Outdoor Teen Program During “Marshmallow Catapult!” create a design and then shoot marshmallows, grades 6 – 12, sign up, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30- 3:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Teen 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 Magic by Tommy James, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 6-6:45 p.m., 401-845-5810 after 4 p.m.

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, Memorial Blvd.

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 and picnic contest 7 p.m., tribute 8:15 p.m., film 8:30 p.m., post-film Q & A with producer Jennifer Ash Rudick, newportfilm.com.

Trivia Challenge $500 in prizes, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 8 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Newport Music Festival Classical music in spectacular settings through July 26, 401-846- 1133, newportmusic.org.

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 16.

Tennis Championships Clinic for 50+, 10-11 a.m., play begins at 11 a.m., tennisfame.com.

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

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

Sushi Sake Sail Sample sushi and sip sake aboard the Schooner Aurora, Goat Island Marina, 1:30 p.m., limited space.

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

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.

Newport Music Festival ‘Gala Brillante’ Features vocalist Anne Walsh and pianist Thomas Zink, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $300, 401- 846-1133, newportmusic.org.

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

Stritch and Caruso Concert Grammy award-winning composer Billy Stritch and Tony awardwinning Jim Caruso perform in a fun, nightclub atmosphere, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7:30- 8:40 p.m., $25 general admission, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Saturday

July 18

St. Matthew’s Fair Household items, bounce house, silent auction, St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-423-1762, stmatthewsjamestown.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local products and produce, field behind Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

4-H Country Fair Many free activities and games for children, livestock show, exhibits, entertainment, Glen Farm, Glen Rd., Portsmouth, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., $2 admission, eri4hfair.webs.com.

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

Gardening Help URI Master Gardeners offer soil analysis and give gardening advice, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, Saturdays through Sept. 26, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., urimastergardeners.org.

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.

Tennis Championships International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at noon, championship semi-finals at 2 p.m., tennisfame.com.

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.

Japan-American Fair Touro Park is transformed into a cultural center, activities including tea ceremony and Ninja demonstration, family-friendly, 10 a.m., free, blackshipsfestival.org.

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

Live Jazz Performers Ethyl Lee, vocalist; Greg Wardson, piano; Tom Pasquerelli, bass; Rick Wells, drums, Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 1-4 p.m., $3, 401-847-3777, greenvale.com.

Family Ice Cream Social Swim, bring a towel, slip and slide, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream ($1), concessions, 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.

Live Music Joanne Lurgio performs, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1-4 p.m., 401-848- 5161, newportvineyards.com.

Long Wharf Concert 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.

Beaux Art Ball A ball with three attendance options: complete Beaux Art Ball 6:30 p.m.-midnight; gala from 8:30 p.m.-midnight; or after party 10 p.m.-midnight, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., advance reservations, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. See July 17.

Comedy Show “The Whole She-Bang!” features Jessica Casiano, Autumn Spencer & Christine Hurley, adult content, rated PG-18, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., free, 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

Sunday

July 19

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 Horse show, 9 a.m., exhibits, activities and entertainment, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Glen Farm, Portsmouth.

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

Gardening Help Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Portsmouth, Sundays through Sept., 9 a.m.-noon, urimastergardeners.org.

Tennis Championship Finals Junior Invitational, 10 a.m., Hall of Fame exhibition match, 12:30-1:30 p.m., singles and doubles finals at 2 p.m., tennisfame.com.

Taiko Drum Concert Be mesmerized by the speed, power, dramatic choreography and sound of two Taiko drum bands, Cardines Field, noon.

Sushi Sake Sail Sample sushi and sip sake aboard the Schooner Aurora, Goat Island Marina, 2 p.m., limited space, 401- 846-2720, blackshipsfestival.com.

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 16.

Monday

July 20

Teen Green Screen Photography Teens have their photos taken in front of the library’s “green screen” and digitally change the background to any image, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Vineyard Tour Behind-the-scenes look at the winemaking process from outdoor vineyards (weather permitting)

to the inside heart of the winery, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., 30-minute tour, daily, 401- 848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

Marvel Super Hero Movie Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

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

Tuesday

July 21

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

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

Pops Ensemble Navy Band Northeast concert of pops music and patriotic songs, presented by St. Michael’s School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 6-7:30 p.m., free, lawn seating, 401-849-5970 x365.

Family Night at the Beach Nancy Paolino and the Black Tie Band sing oldies to present songs, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., 401-845-5810 after 4 p.m.

Third Tuesday Book Club The group discusses “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:20-7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Landscape and Garden Tour Explore the Rough Point grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted,

680 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $10, register online at newportrestoration.org.

Wednesday

July 22

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

Toe Jam Puppet Band Children’s musical group offers interactive entertainment, Ballard Park, use Hazard Road entrance, rain date July 29, 10-11 a.m., free, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Memorial Blvd. from Bellevue Ave. to Chapel St., 2-6 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Children’s Book Club Children grades 7 and up discuss “Siege and Storm” by Leigh Bardugo, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

3-D Printing for All Create personalized 3-D projects, snacks, technology and materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibrary.org.

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

Meehan Krous Concert Charlie Meehan and Scott Krous cover songs by the Eagles, Beatles, CSN, Neil Young and others, Ballard Park, use Hazard Road entrance, rain date July 29, 7-8:30 p.m., free, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

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

Karaoke Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kal- bfus Road, 8 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

Thursday

July 23

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

‘Frogs and Friends’ Workshop Children visit the park’s vernal pond and learn about the frogs and other creatures that live there, best suited for ages 3-6, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, $5 per student, adults free and encouraged to attend, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date Monday, July 27, registration recommended, 401-619-3377 or email education@ballardpark.org.

Henna Tattoos Teen Program Learn to design and apply henna tattoos, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., materials and snacks provided, space limited, preregister, permission slip required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Philosopher Talk and Reception A philosopher will give an informal talk about his work, his relationship to philosopher George Berkeley, and Berkeley’s relevance today, Berkeley’s 18th century home, the Whitehall Museum House, 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 4-6 p.m., free, 401-846-3116, email info@whitehallmuseumhouse.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

Summer Yoga Series “Vineyard Vinyasa,” yoga class set in the winery followed by a wine tasting, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 5:45- 7 p.m., $22, 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Children’s Night at the Beach Bill Harley sings and tells stories, 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, Memorial Blvd.

Summer Bazaar Bingo, white elephants, raffles, Kiddie Land, Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Ave., July 23-25, 7-11 p.m, 401-847-1267, jsaviournewportri.org.

NewportFilm Series “The Diplomat” tells the story of the life and legacy of Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, whose career spanned 50 years of American foreign policy, 7:15 p.m. pre-film live music, 8:30 film, post-film Q & A with director Liz Garbus, suggested donation $5, Redwood Library lawn, 50 Bellevue Ave., rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., newportfilm.org.

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

Newport Antiques Show Gala Preview Party Intimate opportunity to browse and chat with some of the country’s top antique dealers, fundraiser for the Newport Historical Society and Boys and Girls Clubs of Newport, St. George’s School Ice Center, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 6-9 p.m., tickets start at $150, 401-846-1583, newporthistory.com.

Sons of Italy Celebration The Forum Lodge #391, Sons of Italy is America will hold a 100th anniversary celebration, Atlantic Beach Club, for reservations call Shirley at 401-7087.

Trivia Challenge See July 16.

Friday

July 24

Newport Folk Festival Four stages of music, food, crafts and displays, Fort Adams, newportfolk.org.

Baby Time Play Group Drop-in story time and play group for children birth-2 years old with an adult, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

LEGO Club Children ages 5-12 are invited to drop in and create super structures independently or with friends, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Antiques Show More than 40 of the country’s top dealers present a diverse selection of paintings, furniture, jewelry and other fine and decorative arts, buy and learn about antiques and collectibles, St. George’s School Ice Center, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 401- 846-1583, newporthistory.com.

Tween Art Adventures Artist Julie Shoen-Hood takes tweens on an art adventure through watercolor and sketching, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-3 p.m., ages 9-12 years, registration required, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Shakespeare in the Vineyard “Much Ado About Nothing,” performed by What Cheer, Shakespeare?, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, seating begins 6 p.m., showtime 7 p.m., wine by the glass available for purchase, $20 in advance, $22 at the door, bring lawn chair or blanket, 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

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

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

Summer Film Series “Defending Your Life” (1991), starring Meryl Street and Albert Brooks, in an afterlife resembling the present-day U.S., people must prove their worth by showing in court how they have demonstrated courage, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Church Bazaar Bingo, white elephants, raffles, Kiddie Land, Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Ave., July 23-25, 7-11 p.m, 401-847-1267, jsaviournewportri.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See July 17.

Saturday

July 25

Newport Folk Festival See July 24.

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

‘The Incredibles’ PG movie, snacks provided, Middletown Public Library, 1-2:55 p.m., children under 8 must be with a caregiver 13 or older, 401-846- 1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Live Music Ed Pepe Trio performs, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1-4 p.m., 401-848- 5161, newportvineyards.com.

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 Zan Ricky, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., 1-5 p.m., free.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 16.

Newport Antiques Show See July 24.

Polo Series U.S. vs. Italy, 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.

Land Trust’s ‘Fiesta Verde’ Aquidneck Land Trust’s annual fundraiser, includes cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, silent auction, 6-11 p.m., $200 (dessert and dancing only, 9-11 p.m., $75), Sweet Berry Farm, 915 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Shakespeare in the Vineyard See July 24.

Murder at the Museum Interactive murder mystery, “Scent of a Killer,” set during a 1925 fashion show, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7-8:30 p.m., reservations strongly suggested, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Summer Bazaar Bingo, white elephants, raffles, Kiddie Land, Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Ave., July 23-25, 7-11 p.m, 401-847-1267, jsaviournewportri.org.

‘Asta La Pasta!’ Buffet An authentic Italian buffet immediately following the U.S. vs. Italy polo match, Glen Farm, East Main Road, Portsmouth, 7:30 p.m., $25, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Newport Comedy Series “Laughs and Luck of the Irish,” with Juston McKinney, Ray Harrington and Mike Donovan, Hyatt Regency, Goat Island, 8 p.m., age restriction 14+, 401-851-3385, newportcomedy.com.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. See July 17.

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

‘Moondance’ Concert Tribute to Van Morrison, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., free, 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

July 26

Newport Folk Festival See July 24.

Nature Observation Mapping Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10-11:30 a.m., $8-$10, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Whitehall House Tour See July 16.

Gallery Talk Collector James Baker and Newport Art Museum curator Nancy Whipple Grinnell discuss “The Eternal Feminine” exhibition, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Live Music 2-5 p.m. See July 18.

NIMFest Concert A celebration of the 1960s folk festivals featuring Rhode Island singers Jim McGrath, Joyce Katzberg, John Hillman, Olivia Michel, Mike O’Donnell and others, King Park gazebo, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., free, lawn seating.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See July 24.

Newport Music Festival See July 16.

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