2016-06-09 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

June 9

‘Images of Jamestown’ Opens Conanicut Art Association presents “Images of Jamestown,” Jamestown Town Hall gallery, 93 Narragansett Ave., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., runs through Sept. 8, conanicutartassociation.org.

Eight Bells Lecture A look at submarine activity on the East Coast during World War II, Naval War College Museum, noon, open to the public, advance reservations are required for those without base access, seating limited, 401-841-4052, usnwc.edu.

Pre-K Spring Story and Stroll Series Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 1-1:45 p.m., $5 per program for one child and one parent, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Color Club Coloring for adults, books and pencils are provided, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Whitehorne House Opens Newport’s only Federal-period mansion open to the public displays the most significant collection of Newport furniture in Rhode Island, Whitehorne House, 416 Thames St., 5-8 p.m., $5 suggested donation, 401-847-2448, newportrestoration.org.

Newport Gallery Night Participating venues offer evening hours, 5-8 p.m., newportgallerynight.com.

Vanderbilts Talk Learn the story of four generations of Vanderbilts and their yachts, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6-8 p.m., $10-$15, register, 401- 847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Plan for Library’s Future The public is invited to give input regarding the short and long-term plans for the Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 7-9 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Friday

June 10

Baby Time Caregivers and children ages birth-2 socialize and enjoy toys and board books, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Rogues & Scoundrels Walking Tour See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:45 a.m., 401-847-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

2016 Academy Award Winners Film Series Watch “Room” (R), starring Best Actress winner Brie Larson, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Summer collegiate baseball, Newport Gulls vs. Mystic Schooners, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Jamestown Royal Scottish Country Dance Dance or watch this style of folk dancing, Grange/Senior Center, 6 West St., 7-9 p.m., $5, $10 for family, 401-423-1574.

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

Saturday

June 11

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

SVF Foundation Visitors’ Day Family fun and information about heritage breed livestock, Swiss Village Farm, 152 Harrison Ave., 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 401-848-7229, svffoundation.org.

Plan for Library’s Future 10 a.m.-noon. See June 9.

Family Craft Fair Fundraising event for Hasbro Children’s Hospital, crafts, music, Elks Lodge, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Garden Help Master gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions, Paradise Park, Middletown, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., weather permitting, uri.edu/mastergardener.

Redwood Book Club Discussion of “Pirates of Colonial Newport,” by Gloria Merchant, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

At the Museum Children explore making rhythmic sounds and create a selection of instruments, 10 a.m., family-friendly museum tour, 11:45 a.m., donations accepted, register, Newport Art Museum, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Colony House Tour Explore the historic Colony House and the surrounding square, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10-11 a.m. and 2-3 p.m., 401-836-0813, newporthistorytours.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Hear stories of entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, 10:30- 11:45 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Author Talk Dr. Kate Clifford Larson discusses her book, “Bound for the Promised Land,” about Harriet Tubman, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Reading Across R.I. Program Pilot Michael C. Clifton gives a talk in support of this year’s Reading Across Rhode Island program and its official selection, “The Wright Brothers,” by David McCullough, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Polo Lufthansa Cup, Glen Farm, 715 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., general admission $12, free for children up to age 15, nptpolo.com.

Mystery at the Museum “Wedding Belles,” a family-friendly interactive murder mystery, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Improv 8 and 10 p.m. See June 10.

Sunday

June 12

Garden Help Master gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 9:30 a.m.-noon, weather permitting, uri.edu/mastergardener.

Colony House Tour 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See June 11.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-847-8770, newporthistory.org.

Piano and Violin Recital Annual recital by students of Gracious Audette and Jeannine Spina, plus Mozart’s Sonata No. 21 in E minor by Audette and Spina, Newport Hospital Atrium, 2 p.m., 401- 841-9198.

Witherbee School Opens Restored one-room schoolhouse built in 1892, corner of Valley Road and Green End Avenue, 2-4 p.m., middletownhistory.org, 401-849- 1870.

Second Sunday CafĂ© at JAC Poetry reading and book signing by Dublin poet Micheal O’Siadhail, followed by a reception, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.,

5:30 p.m., $5-$10, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Monday

June 13

Story Time for Two to Fives Children ages 2-5 with a caregiver enjoy books, songs, finger plays and a craft, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15- 11 a.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Rogues & Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30- 11:45 a.m. See June 10.

Multi-Age Drop-In Story Time Children ages 2-6 enjoy stories, songs, games and rhymes, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

DYI Decals Learn how to make decals for your home or work space and how to use the vinyl cutter, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Fly Tying A fly-fishing clinic hosted by the R.I. Department of Environmental Management, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-8 p.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Steve Gleason Documentary NewportFILM presents “Gleason,” documentary about New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason’s life with ALS, new date and location, Jane Pickens Theater, 7 p.m., free, newportfilm.com.

Newport Gulls Baseball Summer collegiate baseball, Newport Gulls vs. Ocean State, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Tuesday

June 14

Coloring Club Coloring for adults, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11:15 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Plan for Library’s Future 10 a.m.-noon. See June 9.

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

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

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare Read the Bard, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

All Ages 3-D Printing Learn about the printer and the programs or keep working on an existing project, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-8 p.m., for all ages, register, 401-847-8720 x208.

Wednesday

June 15

Jamestown Story Times Children ages birth-2, 10:15-10:45 a.m., children ages 2-5, 11:15 a.m.- noon, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local products and produce, Memorial Blvd., 2-6 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Astronomy Film Series Learn about the actual science behind some science fiction movies in this June series, today’s film is “Gravity” (2013) about a medical engineer and an astronaut who work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Open Book Discussion Book clubs for different ages meet together through August to discuss books in general, bring suggestions of books you have enjoyed for everyone to read, snacks provided, for children in grades 3 and up, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Opening Reception “Tennis in Newport: The Casino and Jimmy Van Alen,” a collection of original artifacts highlighting the early history of the U.S. National Lawn Tennis Championships and Newport Casino, as well as original poems and papers from James Van Alen’s life, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Discover Sailboat Racing Join an experienced skipper and learn the thrill of sailboat racing, Newport Yacht Club, Long Wharf, 5 p.m., Wednesdays through August, free, newportyachtclub.org.

Rough Point Program Learn about the design history of this landscape while enjoying the gardens and breathtaking views, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $10, weather permitting, tickets online or contact Liz for reservations, 401-846- 4152 x122 or liz@newportrestoration.org.

Dewey’s Readers Book discussion featuring nonfiction that reads like fiction, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Newport Photography Guild “Trees-A Photographic Celebration,”

presented by professional photographer, teacher and workshop presenter Ian Adams, 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. meeting, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., newportphotoguild.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Summer collegiate baseball, Newport Gulls vs. North Adams, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Thursday

June 16

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers for the monthly meeting of this book club, this month’s discussion is on “The Marriage of Opposites,” by Alice Hoffman, bring a lunch, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

URI Pharmacy Series Learn about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Edward King House, 35 King St., 1 p.m., 401-846-7426, edwardkinghouse.org.

Grosvenor-Blenheim Art Opening Opening reception for exhibit “Blenheim and the Arts” with works by Richard Grosvenor and family, 303 Valley Road, Middletown, 5:30-8 p.m., exhibit through June 30, 401-849-0031.

Two ‘Bloomsday’ Celebrations “Bloomsday,” a celebration of the anniversary of James Joyce’s novel, “Ulysses,” features actors and actresses in period costume reading excerpts from the piece, accompanied by musicians, two readings, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave.,

5:30-7 p.m., and Edward King Center, 7:30 p.m., no reservations.

Author Talk Local authors Sue Maden and Rosemary Enright discuss their newest publication, “Historic Tales of Jamestown,” books available for sale, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Short Films Presentation Rhode Island Film Festival’s cultural collection of short films, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Friday

June 17

Secret Garden Tour Self-guided walking tour featuring more than a dozen private gardens in Newport’s historic Point District, starts at Storer Park near the causeway to Goat Island, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $25 day of, $20 in advance, secretgardentours.org.

Rogues & Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30-11:45 a.m. See June 10.

Newport Gulls Baseball Summer collegiate baseball, Newport Gulls vs. New Bedford, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Improv 8 p.m. See June 10.

Saturday

June 18

NBS 5-K Walk/Run 10th annual 5K in honor of David Leys Jr., Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8:15 a.m. Frosty Freez Kids’ Run, 8:30 a.m. 5K race start, register at racewire.com, 401-846-2577 x17, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See June 11.

Colony House Tour 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See June 11.

Secret Garden Tour 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See June 17.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30- 11:45 a.m. See June 11.

Garden Help 11 a.m.-1 p.m. See June 11.

Medicinal Plants Program On a walking tour of Watson Farm, discover which plants can promote well-being and relieve common ailments, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15-$20, register, 401-423-0005, historicnewengland.org.

Newport County Days Newport County residents and hospitality industry employees enjoy free admission to Preservation Society properties and other participating venues with proof of residence or hospitality industry employment, through June 20, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

* Participants * for Newport County Days

Newport Ballard Park, June 19-20, free guided tour at 11 a.m.

International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum, June 18-20, free.

Museum of Newport History, June 18-20, free.

Preservation Society, June 18-20, free.

Save the Bay Exploration Center & Aquarium at Easton’s Beach, June 19-20, free.

Touro Synagogue, June 19-20, free, guided tours at 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.

Middletown Newport Vineyards & Winery, June 19-20, free tour.

Norman Bird Sanctuary Hiking Trails & Natural History Museum, June 19-20, free.

Portsmouth Greenvale Vineyards, June 19-20 Free tour & tasting.

Green Animals, June 18-20, free.

Little Compton Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyard, June 19-20, complimentary wine tasting.

Bristol Audubon Society of RI Environmental Education Center, June 18-20, free.

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, June 18-19, free.

Linden Place, June 18-19, free.

LEGO Club Kids drop in and build with LEGO bricks, 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 LEGO bricks and can try building the surprise LEGO challenge, materials provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Photographing Newport’s Architectue Tour Photo-based walking tour, learn about select historic buildings, architectural details and streetscapes of Newport’s Old Quarter while discussing site-specific photography techniques, departs from Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., $5-$15, space limited, reservations suggested, 401-841- 8770, newporthistory.org.

Chowder Cook-Off Enjoy endless samples of chowder, live entertainment, activities, Fort Adams, noon-6 p.m., prices vary, 888-900-8640, fortadams.org.

Author Talk and Booksigning Newport native Dr. James J. O’Connell shares his autobiography, “Stories from the Shadows: Reflections of a Street Doctor,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., proceeds from book sales to benefit the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Foundation, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Movie “Paper Towns” (2015), snacks and optional hands-on project provided,

Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Polo U.S. vs. Australia, Glen Farm, 715 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., general admission $12, free for children up to age 15, nptpolo.com.

Mystery at the Museum “Hanging Chad,” a family-friendly interactive murder mystery, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $15-$30, newportmurdermystery.com.

Sunday

June 19

Elliot Kaminitz Father’s Day Ride For all ages, multiple distances, Fort Adams, 7:30 a.m. registration or register online, fees vary, 401- 847-0707, fortadams.org.

Newport Motor Car Festival Sponsored by the Portsmouth Rotary Club, Portsmouth Abbey School, Cory’s Lane, 8 a.m. show car registration, $15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. public viewing, $5 requested donation per vehicle, portsmouthrotary.com, portsmouthrotarycarshow@gmail.com.

Newport County Days See June 18.

Secret Garden Tour 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See June 17.

Father’s Day Hike Learn about the history of Ballard Park and explore the trails, Hazard Road entrance, 11 a.m., $5 suggested donation.

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