2016-06-23 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

June 23

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.

John F. Kennedy in Newport Using archival materials from the John F. Kennedy Presidential library and Museum, Tom Putnam, the library’s former director, talks about J.F.K’s time in Newport, Colony House, Washington Square, 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-$5, seating limited, reservations encouraged, 401-846-0813 x110 or mdelaire@newporthistory.org.

Longest Day Ride Roll out with police escort around Ocean Drive at 6 p.m., arrive at Ten Speed Spokes, 18 Elm St., no later than 5:30 p.m. for check-in, four different length arrowed courses, shirts and helmets required, for all skill levels and ages, free, register, 401-847-5609, tenspeedspokes.com.

Murder on the Rails Newport & Narragansett Bay Railroad offers interactive “Gilded Age” whodunit on a train, 6 p.m., reservations, 401-295-1203.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Sonic Sea,” about the impact of industrial and military noise on whales and other marine life, St. George’s School lawn, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 7:40 p.m. live music, 8:40 p.m. film followed by Q and A, newportfilm.com.

Friday

June 24

Clagett Regatta Regatta for sailors with disabilities, through June 26, 401-846-4470, clagettregatta.org.

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.

Toddler Play and Learn Children ages 18 months-5 drop in to enjoy crafts, games and toys, Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10-11:30 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport Flower Show Floral designs, horticultural exhibits, garden displays, champagne and jazz brunch, afternoon tea, lectures and demonstrations, children’s activities, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 401- 847-1000, newportmansions.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.

Edward King House Concert The Edward King House singers perform tunes from The Beatles to Broadway, Edward King House, 35 King St., 11 a.m., 401-846-7426, edwardkinghouse.org.

2016 Academy Award Winners Film Series Oscar Winner for Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio stars in “The Revenant” (R), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Fort Adams Summer Solstice Fundraiser Food, music, dancing, silent auction, Fort Adams north lawn, 6:30- 10:30 p.m., $85 general admission, 401-847-0707, fortadams.org.

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

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

Saturday

June 25

Clagett Regatta See June 24.

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

Newport Flower Show 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See June 24.

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.

Sketching Concepts Enhance drawing abilities and learn to use watercolors, for beginners, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 1-3 p.m., $15- $25, registration recommended, 401-423-0005.

Garden Help Master gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions, Paradise Park, Middle

town, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., weather permitting, uri.edu/mastergardener.

Craft, Garden and Botanicals Show Plants, herbs, artisan jewelry, handmade soaps, and more, Elks Lodge lawn, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., free admission.

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 and Book-Signing Newport native Bob Perlow, who has worked in Hollywood for 35 years, shares his book, “The Warmup Guy,” about his experiences and gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of television’s most famous shows and actors, Q & A and book-signing to follow, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Polo Newport vs. Boston, 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 24.

Sunday

June 26

Clagett Regatta See June 24.

Newport Flower Show 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See June 24.

Garden Help Master gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, weather permitting, uri.edu/mastergardener.

NBS Event Learn about pollinators, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, rain date July 3, 10-11 a.m., recommended for ages 5 and up, $8-$10.

Colony House Tour 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See June 25.

‘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.

NIMFest Begins Newport Independent Music Festival summer concert series begins with Randy Robbins, Another Roadside Attraction and The Skinny Millionaires, King Park, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., bring blankets or chairs, facebook.com/nimfest.

Library Fundraiser “A Novel Evening,” annual fundraiser for Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-8 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Monday

June 27

U.S. 29er Regatta National Championship Regatta, through June 30, sailnewport.org.

Story Time Children ages 2-5 with a caregiver enjoy stories, 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 24.

Minecraft Program At this R.I. Computer Museum-led program, learn to build structures and program simple games in Minecraft, for ages 11 and up, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

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

Painting Party Children paint seaside creations, materials provided, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6 p.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Monday Night Mysteries Book club for mystery fans, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday

June 28

U.S. 29er Regatta See June 27.

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

Story Time for Two-Fives Children ages 2-5 drop in for stories and songs, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Redwood Story Time Children ages 1-5 enjoy stories and songs, 10-11:30 a.m., Redwood Library’s Ballard Annex, 50 Bellevue Ave.

Drop-In Craft Children ages 2 and up, craft with cotton candy, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club A mix of fiction and nonfiction, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, noon-1:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Preschool Dance Party Children ages 3-6 enjoy music and learn dances, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-1:45 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Tuesday Afternoon at the Library “Hello, My Name is Doris” (R), starring Sally Field, 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.

Beach Concert Family Night Concerts at the Beach series begins, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., Tuesdays through Aug. 9, 6 p.m., cityofnewport.com.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Children, tweens and teens sign up for the summer reading program and enjoy pizza and beverages, crafts and LEGOs, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Book Discussion Teens and adults discuss “Cinder,” by Marissa Meyer, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

June 29

U.S. 29er Regatta See June 27.

Story Time for Two-Fives 10 a.m. See June 28.

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.

Drop-In Craft 10:30 a.m. See June 28.

Astronomy Film Series “The Martian” (2015) with Matt Damon, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Windmill Wednesday See the inside of the 1812 Prescott Farm windmill, jonnycake tasting, kids’ activities, live music, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.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.

Farm to Table 4-H Club Children ages 8-12 explore science through farming and food, learn STEM concepts, led by URI graduates, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5:30 p.m., space limited, register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.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, tickets online or contact Liz for reservations, 401-846-4152 x122 or liz@newportrestoration.org.

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

Thursday

June 30

U.S. 29er Regatta See June 27.

Ready, Set, READ! Story Time Children ages 3-6 explore fitness, nutrition, team spirit and sports themes, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11- 11:45 a.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Color Club 1-3 p.m. See June 23.

Swimming Safety Red Cross water safety program for children ages 4-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Aquidneck Land Trust Trolley Tour Discover the past, present and future of conservation on Aquidneck Island, ALT office, 790 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-approx. 7 p.m., members free, nonmembers $10, exact change, checks, credit cards accepted, space limited, RSVP Laura Freedman Pedrick at lpedrick@ailt.org or 401-849-2799 x18, ailt.org.

Murder on the Rails 6 p.m. See June 23.

Gardening Series Backyard beekeeping, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30- 7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Friday

July 1

Baby Time 10-11 a.m. See June 24.

Rogues & Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30-11:45. See June 24.

Toddler Play and Learn 10-11:30 a.m. See June 24.

Tween Art Adventures Artist Julie Shoen-Hood teaches watercolor and sketching to children ages 9-12, materials provided, space limited, register, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

JAC Summer Soiree Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, seafood, live music and a silent auction, exclusive viewing of “Blanc de Blanc” exhibit that runs through Aug. 20, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-9 p.m., optional curator’s talk at 5 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Oliver Hazard Perry Summer Party Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, dinner and dancing, supports the Oliver Hazard Perry, the largest civilian sailing school vessel in the U.S., Newport Shipyard, 1

Washington St., 6-11 p.m., 401- 841-0080, ohpri.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Summer collegiate baseball, Newport Gulls vs. Danbury Westerners, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com. Improv 8 p.m. See June 24.

Saturday

July 2

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See June 25.

Colony House Tour 10-11 a.m. See June 25.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30-11 a.m. See June 25.

Weekend LEGO Club Children ages 4 and up with an adult create with LEGO bricks and try the surprise LEGO challenge, materials provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Road to Independence Walking Tour Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution, tour departs weather permitting from the Brick Market: Museum & Shop at 127 Thames St., 11 a.m., $15, space is limited, 401-841-8770 for reservations, newporthistory.org.

Garden Help 11 a.m.-1 p.m. See June 25.

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

DeBlois Opening Reception “Seascapes,” paintings by Thomas Martinelli, and ”A Herd of Elephants,” sculptures by Rodie Siegler, DeBlois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., exhibited through July 31, 401- 847-9977, debloisgallery.com.

Spring Bull Gallery Opening Reception Summer Little Picture Show, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., exhibited through July 31, 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

Beaux Arts Ball Gala fundraiser for the Newport Art Museum, cocktails, silent auction, dinner, dancing, reserve, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Improv 8 and 10 p.m. See June 24.

Sunday

July 3

Garden Help 10 a.m.-noon. See June 26.

Prescott Farm Windmill Opens The historic 1812 windmill is open to the public, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.org.

Colony House Tour 10-11 a.m. See June 25.

‘Golden To Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30-11:45 a.m. See June 26.

‘4 Faiths, 4 Landmarks’ Tour Walking tour showcases Touro Synagogue, Trinity Episcopal Church, Newport Congregational Church and St. Mary’s Catholic Church, starts at Touro Synagogue, 52 Spring St., at 11 a.m., advance ticketing required, 401-290-7535, 4faiths.org.

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