2016-02-25 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday February 25

Computer Class Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

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

Shakespeare in Middletown Fans gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 5-6 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Roundtable Discussion “Extensions in the History of the Redwood Library,” 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-7 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Paint Party Mermaid Masterpieces conducts a paint party for adults, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-8 p.m., space limited, registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Friday February 26

Beach Bounce Children ages 2-10, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com.

Origami Craft Make an origami suncatcher, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-3:30 p.m., space limited, register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Film Series “Suddenly, Last Summer” (1959) starring Elizabeth Taylor and Katharine Hepburn, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Children’s Ballet Children of all ages enjoy Island Moving Company’s “Mother Goose,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 4 p.m., $15-$25, 401-847- 4470, tickets at islandmovingco.org or newportmansions.org.

Ballet Opening Weekend Island Moving Company presents, “A Collection of Attitudes 2016,” champagne toast and catered intermission, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., through Feb. 27, $50 and up, 401-847-4470, tickets at islandmovingco.org.

Learn Scottish Dance Learn the basics of Scottish dance, Conanicut Senior Center/Grange, 6 West St., 7 p.m., $5, $10 family, 401-423-1574.

After Dark Party Adult party with live music, food, raffle, silent auction, games of ping-pong and pool to benefit the Boys & Girls Club, Central Clubhouse, 95 Church St., 7:30-11 p.m, $20 general admission, at the door or online, 401-847-6927, bgcnewport.org.

Improv Enjoy improv by the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Saturday February 27

Winter Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Newport Vineyards Winery, indoors, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-932-9007, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Middletown Library LEGO Club Children ages 4 and up, LEGO bricks provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

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

Newport Seal Tours Take in 360-degree views of seals resting on Citing Rock, the tour is entirely boat based, Bowen’s Wharf, 1-2 p.m. and 2-3 p.m., register, confirm date and time, 401- 324-6020, savebay.org/ seals.

Celebration of African-American History Community Baptist Church Unity Choir, Newporter Shirley Tyler reads a narrative of the “invisible church,” which was a service conducted among slaves, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Makerspace Open Session Learn how to use library equipment and do your own projects, Portsmouth Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Children’s Ballet 3 p.m. See Feb. 26.

‘Contemporary Voices’ Concert The Newport String Project presents “Contemporary Voices,” 20th and 21st century works for strings and percussion, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7 p.m., 401- 560-0979, $15-$20, jamestownartcenter.org.

Ballet Opening Weekend 7 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Common Fence Music Enjoy a performance by Greg Piccolo and Heavy Juice, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $20 in advance, $23 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv 8 and 10 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Concert Monkey Wrench tribute to Foo Fighters, Newport Grand, 150 Admiral Kalbfus Road, 9 p.m., 401- 849-5000, newportgrand.com.

Sunday February 28

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

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Green Eggs and Ham Brunch St. Patrick’s Day Parade fundraiser, Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., general admission $10, aohnewport.org.

Winter Tracks and Signs Head to the trails for an interactive walk to learn the basics of identifying animal tracks, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 10:30-11:30 a.m., $8-$10, recommended for ages 4 and up, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Children’s Ballet 1 and 3 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Music in the Galleries Hear music by the Community String Project’s chamber ensemble, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Newport Seal Tours 2-3 p.m. and 3-4 p.m. See Feb. 27.

Dancing at the Forty Steps Irish Heritage Month kicks off at the Cliff Walk’s Forty Steps with live music, singing and Irish dancing, Narragansett Ave., 3 p.m., weather permitting, aohnewport.org.

Monday February 29

Make It, Take It Crafts Drop in to make a craft to take home, best for children ages 3 and up, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Monday Night Mysteries Book club for mystery fans, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 5-7 p.m., 401-423-

7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday March 1

Tuesday Matinee at the Library Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-3:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Computer Assistance Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:15 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Mosaics Class Adults learn to make tile mosaics, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5-8 p.m., $50, space limited, reservations required, 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.org.

Foreign Film Series See “Okuribito” (Departures), Japan (2008), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Wednesday March 2

Business Before Hours Chamber of Commerce’s before-work networking event, Fifth Element, 111 Broadway, 8-9 a.m., members free, nonmembers $10 in advance, register, newportchamber.com.

Library Book Group The Wednesday Morning Thematic Book Group meets in a five-month rotation on Wednesdays, each of the five books revolve

around a central theme, current theme is travel the world with short stories, current book is “Dark Lies the Island,” by Kevin Barry, new members welcome, participants do not need to attend all five sessions, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Computer Workshop Learn basic computer skills, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Kids’ Book Club Children in grades 3-4 discuss and blog about “The One and Only Ivan,” by Katherine Applegate, register at the circulation desk and pick up a copy of the book, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Karaoke 8 p.m. See March 1.

Thursday March 3

Adult Coloring Club Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

After School Adventure Children ages 5-7 enjoy read-alouds, rhymes, songs and a craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Shakespeare in Middletown 5 p.m. See Feb. 25.

Green Drinks Get-Together Green Drinks is an international organization that allows environmentally conscious people to come together, tonight’s meeting is co-hosted by the Aquidneck Land Trust at the Healthy Home Shop, 1844 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Water Film “Flow: How Did a Handful of Corporations Steal Our Water?” (2010), Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6 p.m., seating limited, reserve, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Bike Newport Night Fundraiser for bike safety and user education, live music, food, silent auction, raffles, prizes, Midtown Oyster Bar, 345 Thames St., 6-9 p.m., $20, 401-619-4900, bikenewportri.org.

‘An Evening of Lines’ Readings and music, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6:30-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ Presented by St. Michael’s Country Day School Theatre Ensemble, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 7 p.m., free, open to the public, 401-849-5970 x330.

Friday March 4

Beach Bounce 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Grumpy March Film Series Watch “Grumpy Old Men” (1993),

Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ 7 p.m. See March 3.

Improv 8 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Saturday March 5

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Bus Tour of Irish Newport Departs at 10 a.m. from Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., bus returns approximately at noon, aohnewport.org.

Newport Seal Tours 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon. See Feb. 27.

Brenton Point Cleanup Clean Ocean Access leads cleanup, noon-2 p.m., dress warmly, wear gloves and sturdy shoes, hot beverages, cleanoceanaccess.org.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ 2 p.m. See March 3.

Books and Authors Series John Enright discusses his new book, “New Jerusalem News,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Presentation and Book Signing “Tales of an Art Dealer: The History of Vose Galleries Boston,” presentation and book signing with Terry Vose, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 5 p.m., $5-$10, 401-560- 0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Opening Reception Juried photography show, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., exhibit through March, 401- 849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

Opening of ‘Mary Poppins’ Swanhurst Chorus Theater presents “Mary Poppins,” 7 p.m., $35, performances until March 19, 401- 682-1630, swanhurst.org.

Improv 8 and 10 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Common Fence Music David Wilcox performs, Channing Church, 135 Pelham St., 8 p.m., $30 in advance, $33 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Sunday March 6

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See Feb. 26.

Newport Seal Tours 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-noon. See Feb. 27.

‘Mary Poppins’ Dinner Theater 2 p.m. See March 5.

Library Winter Concert Series Music by Atwater-Donnelly, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4:30 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Music Appreciation Lecture Dr. Edward Markward, music director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra, discusses popular secular music from the 16th century in Italy, France and England, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3 p.m., limited seating, 401-847-0295 x112 to reserve, redwoodlibrary.org.

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