2015-10-15 / Calendar

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Thursday

October 15

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of the Newport Art Museum's book club, bring a lunch and discuss this month’s book, "Duveen - The Story of the Most Spectacular Art Dealer of All Time" by S.N. Behrmen, 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, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.


Stone Wall Workshop Handbuilt stone walls are iconic New England landmarks along many Aquidneck Island roads. They were used to delineate boundary lines or for animal fencing in Colonial times. A fence inspector used to make sure the walls were structurally sound. Interested in learning to build and repair your own stone walls? Sign up for the Newport Restoration Foundation's Stone Wall Workshop at Prescott Farm on Saturday, Oct. 17. Reservations required, 401-846-4152 x122, newportrestoration.org. Stone Wall Workshop Handbuilt stone walls are iconic New England landmarks along many Aquidneck Island roads. They were used to delineate boundary lines or for animal fencing in Colonial times. A fence inspector used to make sure the walls were structurally sound. Interested in learning to build and repair your own stone walls? Sign up for the Newport Restoration Foundation's Stone Wall Workshop at Prescott Farm on Saturday, Oct. 17. Reservations required, 401-846-4152 x122, newportrestoration.org. 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.

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.

Toastmasters Club Polish your public speaking skills at the Island Foghorns Toastmasters open house, Middletown Police Station, 5:15 – 7 p.m., 401- 500-5990.

Orphan Train Talk Author Tom Riley will give a talk on the thousands of New York City children sent out across America on Orphan Trains from 1853-1929, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 6 p.m., $15 or $3 for Museum of Irish Heritage members, 401-841- 5493.

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.

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.

‘Art Speaks’ Lecture and Demonstration Series Internationally-recognized photographer and Jamestown resident Paul Murray shares some 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.

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

Friday

October 16

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.

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.

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.

Arts Reception National Endowment for the Arts Chair Jane Chu will attend a reception at the Newport Art Museum, 2:30 – 4 p.m., co-hosted by the museum, the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport, and the Rhode Island State Council of the Arts, open to the public.

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

Saturday

October 17

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

Daffodil Giveaway Thousands of daffodils will be given away to Newport residents, Easton’s Beach 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., while supplies last, and at Ballard Park, 5 p.m.

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

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.

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., preregistration strongly suggested, $8 members, $10 nonmembers, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

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

Cycling Workshop Ride with confidence in traffic, classroom instruction and parking lot drills plus a 3-mile downtown group ride, sponsored by Bike Newport, 437 Broadway, 1 – 5 p.m., rain date Oct. 18, $30, 401-619-4900.

Apple Day at Whitehall Apple Day festivities for the whole family, live music, apple treats, Colonial games, and tours, Whitehall Museum House, 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 2 – 4 p.m., 401-846- 3116.

Ballard Costume Parade Celebrity judges will watch the parade of children and award prizes for cutest costume, scariest costume, and most original, Ballard Park quarry meadow, 5:30 p.m., meet and greet with the Newport Fire Department, daffodil bulb giveaway by Newport Daffodillion at 5 p.m., ballardpark.org.

Dracula and Frankenstein Animated comedy of Dracula’s “Hotel Transylvania” will screen at 6 p.m. and the 1974 classic “Young Frankenstein” will follow at approximately 8 p.m., Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, (use 1 Ocean Heights Road for GPS directions; the entrance is directly across the street), free, rain date Oct. 24, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

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

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.

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 and 10 p.m. See Oct. 16.

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’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

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

Fall Harvest Festival Pumpkin decorating, face painting, games and more, St. Barnabas Church, 1697 E Main Road, Portsmouth, 11:30 a.m., donations appreciated, 401-683-1343, stbarnabasportsmouth. weconnect.com.

Middletown Family Day Middletown residents are invited for a day of family fun with music, healthy foods, cooking demos, raffles and more, presented by the Middletown Prevention Coalition, Middletown High School, 130 Valley Road, noon-4 p.m., free entrance.

Mini Maker Faire Hands-on making, building, building and hacking, and crafting activities, Florence Gray Center, 1 York St., noon-7 p.m., 413-441- 7608, makerfaireri.com.

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

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.

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.

All Ages Makerspace Program An introduction to 3-D printing, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-8 p.m., registration requested, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.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.

Choral Evensong for Treble Voices Contemplative service of music features Professional Choristers of The Choir School of Newport County joined by Choristers from Calvary Music School, Stonington, Conn., with organ music, free will offering benefits St. John the Baptist’s ministries, St. John the Evangelist Church, 59 Washington St., 4 p.m., 401-848-2561.

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

Monday

October 19

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour 10 a.m. See Oct. 17.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Multi-Age Drop-In Story Time Children ages 4-6 enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a play time, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11-11:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Drop-In Story Time Story time for all ages, Portsmouth Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Beginning Drawing for Adults The session is taught by Jamie D. Medeiros, who holds an MFA in painting from American University in Italy and has been teaching drawing and painting for over 10 years, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1:30-3:30 p.m., newportlibraryri.org.

Make It, Take It Crafts Best for children ages 3 and up, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road., 4-5 p.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Tuesday

October 20

‘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.

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

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 two-year-olds, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., Tuesdays through Oct. 27, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.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 Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 17.

Adult Coloring Session Drop in coloring session for adults, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.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.

Third Tuesday Book Club Discuss, “Born on a Blue Day,” by David Tammet, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

October 21

Story Time 10 a.m. See Oct. 20.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

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.

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

Kids’ Book Club Children in grades 7 and up discuss “Ice Breaker,” by Lian Tanner, and blog about the conversation, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

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 Peter Balakian speaks on the Armenian Genocide of 1915, 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.

Ballard’s Bats Program Children ages 7-12 learn about bats living in Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., $5, preregistration required, rain date Monday, Oct. 26, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Photo Guild Meeting Photographer, Michael Rice will be the guest speaker, Newport Art Museum, Ilgenfritz Gallery, 76 Bellevue Ave., doors open at 6:30 p.m. for show and tell, meeting begins at 7 p.m., free and open to the public.

Thursday

October 22

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. 20.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 17.

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.

Eight Bells Lecture The role of Los Alamos National Lab in the development of the weapons that launched the Atomic Age will be discussed by Dr. Ron Barks, Brett Hall, Newport Naval Station, 12 p.m., free and open to the public but advance reservations required for those without base access, limited seating, 401- 841-4052.

LEGO Thursdays 3:30 p.m. See Oct. 15.

Ballard’s ‘Haunted Forest’ Program Children ages 7-12 learn about the forest and the creatures that live in Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 3:30-5 p.m., preregistration required, rain date Tuesday, Oct. 27, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

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.

Gorgeous Gourds Craft Program Children in grades 1-5 use fine-tip markers and fine paintbrushes to create a still life using seasonal pumpkins and gourds as their inspiration, preregister, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Creative Reading 4:15 p.m. See Oct. 15.

Shakespeare in Middletown 5 p.m. See Oct. 15.

Mushroom Hunting Program Mushroom enthusiasts Ryan T. Bouchard and Emily Schmidt introduce the audience to the fun of mushroom science and the hobby of mushroom hunting, slideshow features local photography, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring Street, 6-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

The Remembered and The Forgotten Three day conference, Oct. 22- 24, talks and tours on preserving and interpreting America to 1820, sponsored by Salve Regina University and the Newport Restoration Foundation, salve.edu/chp2015, 401-341-2371.

ShakesFeare's Tragic Trail Newport Children's Theatre presents a frightening walk through the woods with Shakespeare's villains, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, October 22-23, 29-30, general admission $10, tour times Oct. 22, 5:30, 5:50, 6:10, 6:30, 6:50, and 7:10 p.m., tour times Oct. 23, 8, 8:20, 8:40, 9, and 9:20 p.m.

Trivia Challenge 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 15.

Friday

October 23

Baby Time Play Group 10 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Toddler Play and Learn 10 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Friday Flicks and Fun Children ages 2-5 and a caretaker enjoy picture books film, and a craft, featured movie is “The Day of the Dead and More Halloween Tales,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St.,10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail Newport Children's Theatre presents a not-so-spooky Halloween hike, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, Oct. 23-24, adults $10, children $8, tour times 5:30, 5:50, 6:10, 6:30, 6:50, and 7:10 p.m.

ShakesFeare's Tragic Trail Walks start at 5:30 p.m. See Oct. 22.

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

Improv 8 p.m. See Oct. 16.

Saturday

October 24

Growers’ Market 9 a.m. See Oct. 17.

Friends Holiday Book Sale Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Rogues and Scoundrels’ Tour 10 a.m. See Oct. 17.

Makerspace Open Session Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10 a.m-noon, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 17.

Redwood Book Club Discuss the first half of Gabrielle Walker's “Antarctica” and watch the first half of the BBC version of the film, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, free, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

LEGO Club Children ages 5-12 drop in and build with LEGOS, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.-noon, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Weekend LEGO Club Children ages 4 and up with an adult drop in to build with LEGOS and can try building the surprise LEGO challenge, leave LEGOS at home as they are provided, Newport Public Library, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Appraisal Day with Skinner, Inc. Meet privately with an expert appraiser from Skinner, Inc. who will examine your piece, discuss issues of age and condition, and give you a verbal appraisal based on current market prices for similar examples. Limit three items per person, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $20 per item or $50 for three, reservations required, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 401-619-7990, newportartmuseum.org.

A-Maizing Halloween Party An all-ages old-fashioned Halloween costume party for the entire family, fun and games, Escobar’s Highland Farm, Middle Road, Portsmouth, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; rain date Sunday, Oct. 25. Come in costume and receive $1 off admission, escobarshighlandfarm.com.

Relieve Stress Through Meditation Learn a simple and effective method to manage stress, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., seating limited, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Movie Watch "Mockingjay- Part 1," pizza and popcorn provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Haunted Folklore at Rose Island Learn about the island’s past and hear tales of haunted experiences, refreshments, 4-6 p.m., $35 adults, $25 children, 401-847-4242 or roseisland.org to reserve.

Murder at the Museum 7 p.m. See Oct. 17.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail Hikes start at 5:30 p.m. See Oct. 23.

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

Films at the JAC “Short Films of Tension and Turmoil,” Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7 p.m., $10 suggested donation at the door, 401-560- 0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Common Fence Music Series Malcomb Holcombe performs, Common Fence Community Hall, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 7 p.m. doors open, 8 p.m. concert, bring picnic basket, $20 in advance, $23 at the door, 401-683- 5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Haunted Graveyard Tour Tour and games, activities and snacks inside the parish hall for all ages, tour may be too intense for young children, proceeds benefit St. Columba's Youth Group's "pay it forward" program, St. Columba's Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Avenue, Middletown, 7:15-9:45 p.m., $5, tours depart every 15 minutes, space limited, 401-847-5571.

Improv 8 and 10 p.m. See Oct. 16.

Free Concert “Hey Nineteen” Steely Dan tribute, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., 401-849-5000, newportgrand.com.

‘Heifetz on Tour’ Concert Enjoy classical music by worldclass musicians in an intimate setting, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7:30 p.m., $30 general admission, $25 JAC members, and $15 for ages 25 and under, buy tickets online, no paper tickets are issued, give your name at the door, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Sunday

October 25

Pell Bridge Run Once a year, pedestrians and runners are allowed to cross the Pell Bridge, four-mile run or walk, proceeds to charities, 7:15 a.m., pellbridgerun.com.

‘Discover Colonial Newport’ Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Howl-a-Palooza Dogs of all sizes and ages are welcome to show off their costumes as they parade around the Potter League grounds for an afternoon of Halloween fun, noon -2 p.m. There will be a spooky agility course, photos, prizes, and of course tricks and treats. Dogs must be leashed and dog-and people-friendly. Dog-safe and comfortable costumes are encouraged. Rain or shine, reservations not required, $10 per dog, 401- 846-0592.

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

Not Very Creepy Carousel Non-scary family fun suitable for young children at Easton’s Beach rotunda and carousel, 1 -4 p.m., $5 per child includes a goody bag, two free rides on the carousel, light refreshments and many crafts to make, 401-845-5800.

Pumpkin Carving Vanderbilt Grace has the pumpkins to create your own spooky Halloween pumpkin while enjoying caramel popcorn and apple cider, 1-4 p.m., $10 per person, 401-846-6200.

Friends Holiday Book Sale 1 p.m. See Oct. 24.

Family History 2 p.m. See Oct. 18.

Music in the Galleries Enjoy chamber music, folk tunes, classical minuets and more by the Newport String Project, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

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

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