2015-10-08 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

October 8

LEGO Thursdays LEGOs provided, creations are dismantled at the end of the day, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

After-School Adventure See about leaves, learn how trees and plants prepare for winter, make a spooky tree, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 3:30-5 p.m., for children ages 7-12, $5, rain date Tuesday, Oct. 13, preregistration required, 401-619-3377 ballard park.org.

Creative Reading Children ages 9-14 explore their role as readers in creating the meaning of a text, thereby developing the potential to better enjoy reading a wider variety of literature, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:15-5 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.


Celebrazione! The 60th annual Festa Italiana, a celebration of Italian culture, will culminate Columbus Day weekend. Touro Park will be the setting for the Festival in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., with a marketplace of food and novelties, music, events for the bambini, and guests from Newport’s sister city of Imperia, Italy. On Monday, Oct. 12, the annual Columbus Day Parade will step off at noon in front of St. Joseph’s Church and march through town, ending up at the Columbus Statue with a ceremony at noon. For information, call 401-847-4444 or visit Newport Festa Italiana on Facebook. Celebrazione! The 60th annual Festa Italiana, a celebration of Italian culture, will culminate Columbus Day weekend. Touro Park will be the setting for the Festival in the Park on Saturday, Oct. 10, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m., with a marketplace of food and novelties, music, events for the bambini, and guests from Newport’s sister city of Imperia, Italy. On Monday, Oct. 12, the annual Columbus Day Parade will step off at noon in front of St. Joseph’s Church and march through town, ending up at the Columbus Statue with a ceremony at noon. For information, call 401-847-4444 or visit Newport Festa Italiana on Facebook. Shakespeare in Middletown Fans gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 5 p.m.

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


Seafood Festival Celebrate the rich harvest of the sea at the 25th annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival during the weekend of Oct. 17 and 18, and enjoy fresh seafood specialties hauled from Rhode Island waters. Local eateries and the Rhode Island Shellfishermen’s Association will serve up lobsters, clam chowder, stuffed quahogs, clam cakes, fish tacos, shrimp, scallops, raw oysters and clams. The docks will be rocking with local bands playing music throughout the festival. Entry is free, with food and beverages available at vendor booths. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. A kids’ tent will feature face and pumpkin painting, balloons, and special activities. For more information, visit bowenswharf.com/events. Seafood Festival Celebrate the rich harvest of the sea at the 25th annual Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival during the weekend of Oct. 17 and 18, and enjoy fresh seafood specialties hauled from Rhode Island waters. Local eateries and the Rhode Island Shellfishermen’s Association will serve up lobsters, clam chowder, stuffed quahogs, clam cakes, fish tacos, shrimp, scallops, raw oysters and clams. The docks will be rocking with local bands playing music throughout the festival. Entry is free, with food and beverages available at vendor booths. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine. A kids’ tent will feature face and pumpkin painting, balloons, and special activities. For more information, visit bowenswharf.com/events. Art After Dark Special guided tours for children and late-night tours for adults, a collaborative mixed-media collage activity, faculty-led color-mixing workshop, and a mixology session for adults, free admission, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5-10 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Rhode Island Slave Trade Talk Cynthia Johnson discusses her book, “James DeWolf and the Rhode Island Slave Trade,” 5:30 p.m., Newport Historical Society’s Resource Center, 82 Touro St., general admission $5, $1 for NHS members, seating limited, reservations encouraged, mdelaire@newporthistory.org or 401-846-0813 x110, newporthistory.org.

Financing Higher Education Join Bill Bianchi of the R.I. Student Loan Authority (RISLA) and get all of your questions answered, open to parents and students, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Opening Reception “The Way Forward,” recent work by Meg Little, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-8 p.m., gallery hours Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through Nov. 6, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Trivia Challenge $500 in weekly prizes, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Thursdays, 7:30 p.m., 401-849- 5000, newportgrand.com.

Friday

October 9

Baby Time Play Group Enjoy socializing with other parents and children ages birth-2 years while playing with specially selected, developmentally-appropriate toys and board books, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Toddler Play and Learn Children ages 18 months-5 years are invited to participate in a hands-on, fun and educational activity while caregivers drink coffee and chat, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10-11:30 a.m., 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Walking Tour Hear stories of entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Skatefest Skateboard competitions, prizes, demonstrations, live music, food, Jamestown Skate Park, behind Lawn Avenue School, 55 Lawn Ave., 5 p.m., rain date Oct. 10, $10 fee to enter competitions, free familyfriendly event, 401-423-7261.

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

Newport Comedy Series See Paula Poundstone, Newport Hyatt Regency, Goat Island, 8 p.m., 401-851-1234, newportcomedy.com.

Saturday

October 10

‘Second Saturdays’ at the Museum Children ages 3-10 enjoy a collection of ocean-themed short films for the Providence Children’s Film Festival, make your own movie flip book, and craft a special sea character inspired by one of the films, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m.-noon, free admission, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited, and criminals were punished, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10-11 a.m., 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-847-8770, newporthistory.org.

Trinity’s Pumpkin Patch Opens Pumpkins, food, music, fallthemed items, Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on weekends, noon-6 p.m. during the week, 401-846-0660, trinitynewport.org.

Weekend LEGO Club Children ages 4 and up with an adult drop-in anytime between 11 a.m.-noon to build something amazing, also try a surprise LEGO challenge, LEGOs provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 401-846-1573, middletown public libraray.og.

Festival in the Park This Festa Italiana event features food, music, novelties, dancing, raffles and storyteller and musician Christopher “Kavi” Carbone, Touro Park, Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m.- 4 p.m., rain or shine, free admission, 401-847-4444.

LEGO Club Work by yourself or with friends, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.- noon, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Live Music Enjoy music by Kevin Greene, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1-4 p.m., 401- 848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

Live Jazz Greenvale Vineyards, 582 Wapping Road, Portsmouth, 1-4 p.m., 401-847-3777, greenvale.com.

Long Wharf Concerts The Shops at Long Wharf summer series presents Abbey Rhode, America’s Cup Ave. and Marlborough St., 1-5 p.m., free.

Teen Science Saturday Enjoy a variety of Halloween science projects such as a dancing ghost, slime and glowing food and drink, 2-4 p.m., sign up at the library or call 401-683-9457 x104, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Tween Spooky Snacks’ Program Tweens make candy and Halloween snacks, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., for children ages 8–12, space limited, registration required, 401-847-8720 ext. 204, newportlibraryri.org.

Murder at the Museum Interactive murder mystery set in the late 1890s, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., doors open at 6:30 p.m., $10-$30, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘The Sum of 4/ + One’ Dance Performance A journey of sight, sound and dance by the iMEE Dance Company, Megley Black Box Theater, Salve Regina University, 8 p.m., tickets online at imeedanceco.com or by calling 401-851-7909, $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 SRU students and staff.

Free Concert See Rolling Stones tribute by The Glimmer Twins, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

October 11

Newport Marathon and Half Marathon Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 7:30 a.m., newportmarathon.com.

Bird Walk Free guided bird walk, bring binoculars, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 8-10 a.m., 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 9.

Live Music Enjoy music by Tom Burgess, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 1-4 p.m., 401- 848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

‘The Sum of 4/ + One’ Dance Performance 2 p.m. See Oct. 10.

Festa Italiana Concert “An Afternoon of Arias and Italian Melodies” features soprano Stephanie Tierno and organist and pianist Denis Tetrault, proceeds benefit the Senator John O. Pastore Cultural Scholarship which gives area high school students the opportunity to visit Newport’s sister city, Imperia, Italy, 1:30 p.m. doors open, silent auction and light refreshments, 2:30 p.m. concert, $35, advance sales 401-683- 4378 or 401-480-5397, St. Joseph’s Church, 5 Mann Ave.

Organ Recital Enjoy “Hereford Variations” organ recital by composer Peter Berton with members of The Choir School of Newport County singing in portions of the Variations, St. John the Evangelist Church, 59 Washington St., 4 p.m., $5 suggested donation benefits the Organ Fund, 401-848- 2561, herefordvariations.org for information about the composition.

Monday

October 12

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour 10 a.m. See Oct. 10.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 9.

Columbus Day Parade From St. Joseph’s Church to the Columbus Monument at Bellevue Ave. and Memorial Blvd., noon, 401-847-4444.

Columbus Monument Ceremony Bellevue Avenue and Memorial Boulevard, 1 p.m., 401-847-4444.

Tuesday

October 13

Story Time for Three to Fives Stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-5, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., registration required, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Road to Independence’ Tour Riots and rebellions, enemies and allies, learn about Newport’s role in the Revolution, 10-11 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Redwood’s Story Time Stories, socializing and songs, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30-11 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

'Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 10.

Tales for Twos Read-alouds, rhymes, finger plays and songs to help develop verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading, for twoyear olds, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays through Oct. 27, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Preschool Story Time For children ages 4-6, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., registration required, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Tuesday Afternoon Book Group Discuss fiction and nonfiction, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Afternoon Film Series Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare Enjoy reading with other Shakespeare fans, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Gilded Age Newport in Color Walking tour of where families of color lived and worked, Channing Church, 135 Pelham St., 2 p.m., $15, 401-846-0643.

Mystery Dinner One clue at a time, discover a savory supper at Vanderbilt Hall, 401-846-6200.

Pet Adoption Program Maia Chrupcala, co-founder of Northbound Pound Puppies, discusses her work saving abandoned animals and guides people in best practices for adopting pets, therapy dogs on hand to show the proper way to handle and meet dogs for the first time, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30 p.m., free, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Diversity in Seeds and Breeds’ Talk Diane Ott Whealy, co-founder and current vice president of Seed Sav- ers Exchange (SSE) talks about the efforts Swiss Village Foundation and SSE have made to collect germplasm from rare and endangered breeds of livestock and seeds, SVF Foundation, 152 Harrison Ave., 7 p.m., free, RSVP kate@svffoundation.org, 401-848-7229 x10.

Karaoke Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Wednesday

October 14

Wednesday Morning Thematic Book Group Discuss “The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win WWII,” by Denise Kiernan, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 9.

Kids’ Guitar Sing-Along Children ages birth-5 and their caregivers are invited to sing and dance, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Story Time for Three to Fives 10-11 a.m. See Oct. 13.

Toddler Story Time Stories, crafts, finger plays, songs, a craft and/or snack, for children ages 2-3, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road., 11- 11:30 a.m., registration required, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Growers’ Market Aquidneck Growers’ Market, local produce and products, Memorial Blvd. between Chapel and Edgar streets, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 28, 401-932-9007, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Kids’ Book Club Children in grades 3-4 discuss Pip Bartlett’s “Guide to Magical Creatures,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Kids’ Art Class Children ages 6-12 create a painting of a Newport scene, Newport Pubic Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., registration required, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Reading and Art Children ages 3-7 bring art to life with projects and activities, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4-4:45 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Youth Book Club Children in grades 5-6 discuss “Nightbird” by Alice Hoffman, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Little Writers Children ages 6-10 practice the art of storytelling with visual and performance art and creative writing, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5-5:45 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Life of the Mind’ Series Robert Dowling speaks on his new book, “Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., wine and cheese served at 5:30 p.m., talk at 6 p.m., free for members, $10 nonmembers, seating limited, reserve at 401-847-0292 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Fired and Inspired’ Lecture Series Andrew Raftery, professor of printmaking at Rhode Island School of Design, presents historic transfer printed wares in the collection of the Newport Restoration Foundation and the Newport Historical Society from an engraver's point of view, Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St., 5:30-7 p.m., adults $10, NHS members $5, 401- 846-0813, newporthistorical.org.

Nonfiction Book Discussion Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Book Chat for Knitters For those who knit, crochet, sew, weave, bring your project and your thoughts about what you’ve been reading, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 7-8 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Karaoke 8 p.m. See Oct. 13.

Thursday

October 15

Baby Bookworms Read-alouds, board books, nursery rhymes and play for children ages birth-2 with a caregiver, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Road to Independence’ Tour 10 a.m. See Oct. 13.

Toddler Time Stories, songs and a simple craft for children ages 11 months-2 years, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10- 10:30 a.m., registration required, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

'Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 10.

Step-Up Story Time Activity rhymes, read-alouds, songs and a craft for children ages 3-4, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Baby Time Socialization and group play, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of the museum's book club, bring a lunch and discuss, "Duveen: The Story of the Most Spectacular Art Dealer of All Time" by S.N. Behrman, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, nonmembers $5, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

LEGO Thursdays LEGOs provided, creations are dismantled at the end of the day, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Owl Program Learn about owls and their anatomy, dissect an owl pellet, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 3:30- 5 p.m., for children ages 7-12, $5, rain date Tuesday, Oct. 20, preregistration required, ballardpark.org, 401-619-3377.

After-School Adventure Songs, activity, craft and stories for children ages 5-7, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45 p.m., registration required, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Creative Reading Children ages 9-14 explore their role as readers in creating the meaning of a text, thereby developing the potential to better enjoy reading a wider variety of literature, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:15-5 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Toastmasters Club Island Foghorns Toastmasters open house, Middletown Police Station, 5:15-7 p.m.

Vineyard Vinyasa Yoga class from 5:45-7 p.m. followed by a wine tasting, bring your own mat, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 401-848-5161, newportvineyards.com.

‘Art Speaks’ Lecture and Demonstration Series Internationally-recognized photographer and Jamestown resident Paul Murray shares images, stories and challenges of traveling to destinations including the Arctic and Mexico, brief intermission with light refreshments, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m, free, exhibit through Oct. 22, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday Evening Book Group Read fiction and nonfiction, new members welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Friday

October 16

Toddler Play and Learn Children ages 18 months-5 years are invited to participate in a hands-on, fun and educational activity while caregivers drink coffee and chat, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10-11:30 a.m., 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 9.

Baby Time Play Group Enjoy socializing with other parents and children ages birth-2 years while playing with speciallyselected, developmentally-appropriate toys and board books, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Family History “Start Writing Your Family History,” led by experienced family history researcher Anne B. Wagner, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

National Endowment of the Arts 50th Celebration Arts & Cultural Alliance hosts a golden anniversary celebration with Senator Jack Reed, and Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, Newport Art Museum, 2:30-4 p.m., newportarts.org.

Halloween Month Film Series See Bela Lugosi’s last film,“Plan 9 from Outer Space,” popcorn provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Fortress of Nightmares Featuring Tunnels of Terror Haunted Maze, Zombie Laser Tag, Ghost Hunt, Killer Film Fest, Fort Adams, Oct. 16-18 and 23-25, 6-10 p.m. nightly, halloween.fortadams.org.

Newport Comedy Series Lenny Clarke and Tony V. perform, Newport Hyatt Regency, Goat Island, 8 p.m., 401-851-1234, newportcomedy.com.

‘Taste of Portsmouth’ Fundraiser Sample beer, wine, and restaurant specialties from local businesses, fundraiser supports library services, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 7-9 p.m., live auction 8:30 p.m., $25, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Improv 8 p.m. See Oct. 9.

Saturday

October 17

Daffodil Bulb Give Away Free bags of daffodil bulbs, Easton's Beach, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., daffodillion.com.

Halloween Howl Youth Regatta Sail Newport’s season-ending youth regatta, Oct. 17-18, 401-846- 1983, sailnewport.org.

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour 10 a.m. See Oct. 10.

'Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 10.

Stone Wall Workshop Learn to build and repair traditional stone walls in this hands-on experience, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., reservations required, 401-846-4152 x122, newportrestoration.org.

Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival Enjoy fresh local seafood, live music, cocktails and beer, and family fun, Bowen’s Wharf, Oct. 17, 11 a.m.-5 p.m, Oct. 18, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., free admission, food and beverages available for purchase, rain or shine under tents, 401-849-2243, bowenswharf.com.

Middletown Family Day Celebration of healthy living, family cardio dancing, trail mix bar, obstacle course, more, Middletown High School, noon-4 p.m., 401-845-0409.

Mini Maker Faire Hands-on making, building, building & hacking, and crafting activities, Florence Gray Center, noon-7 p.m., 413-441-7608, makerfaireri.com.

Family Outdoor Adventure Learn how to build shelters and forts in the yew forest, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, recommended for children ages 4 and up with an adult, 1-2 p.m., register, $8 members, $10 nonmembers, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Live Jazz 1-4 p.m. See Oct. 10.

Halloween Movie Night Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, (use 1 Ocean Heights Road for GPS directions, the entrance is directly across the street), 5 p.m. meet and greet with the Newport Fire Department, daffodil bulb giveaway by Newport Daffodillion, 5:30 p.m. costume parade, prizes for best costumes, 6 p.m. children’s movie, 8 p.m. scary movie, grass seating, free, allow 15 minutes to get to the quarry meadow, no smoking, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Fortress of Nightmares 6-10 p.m. See Oct. 16.

Murder at the Museum 7 p.m. See Oct. 10.

Common Fence Music Series Mary Gauthier performs, Common Fence Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth,7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. concert, bring picnic basket, $22 in advance, $25 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. See Oct. 9.

Free Concert See Prince tribute by Love Sexy, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday

October 18

Halloween Howl Youth Regatta See Oct. 17.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 9.

Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival 11 a.m.-6 p.m. See Oct. 17.

YMCA Fall Festival Pony rides, bounce house, games, face painting, balloon maker, music, Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, 12:30- 2:30 p.m., free admission and games, tickets for food and pony rides, 401-847-9200, newportymca.org.

Live Music 1-4 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Gallery Talk Join curator Nancy Whipple Grinnell for a talk on "Reviving Durr Freedley," Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., free to members, general admission $10, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

A Piano Journey with I-Heung Lee Acclaimed pianist I-Heung Lee gives a performance featuring works by Bach, Liszt, Leschetizky, Mozart and Saint-Saens, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3 p.m., 401-847-0295 x112 to reserve, $5 members, $10 nonmembers, redwoodlibrary.org.

Fortress of Nightmares 6-10 p.m. See Oct. 16.

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