2016-07-14 / Calendar

CALENDAR




Thursday July 14

Black Ships Festival A variety of events that emphasize Japanese art and culture, through July 17, 401-847-7666, newportevents.com/Blackships.

Great Friends Dance Festival Island Moving Company and guest companies perform through July 23, Great Friends Meeting House, 30 Marlborough St., 401- 847-4470, islandmovingco.org.

Newport Music Festival Classical music in spectacular settings through July 24, 401-849- 0700, newportmusic.org.

Tennis Championships Top players from around the world compete at the only grass court tournament in the Americas, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., through July 17, 401-849-6053, halloffametennischampionships.com.

Fitness Class Boot camp-style fitness class for ages 18 and up, all abilities, Aquidneck Park, meet at the parking lot entrance to Newport Public Library, in the library in inclement weather, first-come, first-served for indoor class, 300 Spring St., 9-9:45 a.m., comfortable clothing and sneakers, mat or blanket, water, sun protection, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Baby Bookworms Children birth-2 enjoy read-alouds, nursery rhymes, board books and play, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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.

Jamestown Book Sale Annual summer book sale, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, noon-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Children’s Workshop “Dragonflies and Butterflies,” Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date July 18, $5, adults are free and encouraged to attend, register, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.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.

Vinyl Cutter Jerseys Program Children ages 8-12 use the library’s vinyl cutter and heat press to make sports jerseys, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., bring your own shirt or use one provided, space limited, register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen 3-D Printing Children grades 6-12 create their own object then print it, go back later to pick it up, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m., space limited, register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Teen Life-Sized Yard-Game Party Teens enjoy life-sized/oversized games such as cards, Scrabble, Jenga, Connect Four, and checkers, snacks provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Green Animals Children’s Party Games, pony rides, rock climbing, music, clowns, crafts, magic, Green Animals, 380 Cory’s Lane, 4-8 p.m., rain or shine, prices vary, 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org.

Beach Cleanup Pitch in to help keep the beach clean, a Clean Ocean Access initiative, Surfers’ End of Second Beach, Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, 5-6 p.m., through Sept. 1, 401-236-2561 or info@cleanoceanaccess.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 View artwork at participating venues including the Newport Art Museum, 5-8 p.m., newportgalleries.org.

Art After Dark Ongoing gallery games and scavenger hunts, art exhibit, talk on immigration, 6 p.m., live music on the porch, 7 p.m., Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5-9 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Children’s Night at the Beach Johnny the K sings, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., cityofnewport.com/departments/easton-sbeach.

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

Karate Program Tweens and teens learn how to protect themselves under stress, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Beach Idol Ongoing singing competition, 10 singing slots are given on a first-come, first-served basis, children ages 6-16 sign up near the stage at 6:50 p.m., open mike for anyone younger to have fun, 7-7:15 p.m., Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd.

Outdoor Movie “The Weekend Sailor,” Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., 7:35 p.m. live music, 8:35 p.m. film, $5 suggested donation, newportfilm.com.

Mixed Mayhem Performances vary weekly, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8-9 p.m., Thursdays through Aug., $10, reservations suggested, 401-849-3473, bitplayers.net.

Friday July 15

Newport Book Sale Friends summer book sale, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Martial Arts Program Demonstration and workshop for children ages 6-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tennis Championships See July 14.

Black Ships Festival See July 14.

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Middletown Library Book Sale $4 a bag book sale, Nancy’s Book Store in the Middletown Library, 700 West Main Road, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., 401-846-1573.

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.

Jamestown Book Sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See July 14.

Children’s Martial Arts Workshop Brief martial arts presentation and workshop for children ages 6-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.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.

Tween Art Adventures Children ages 9-12 are taken on an art adventure through watercolor and sketching, materials provided, space limited, register, Middletown Public Library, 1-3 p.m., 401- 846- 1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

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

‘Othello’ Theatre at St. Michael’s presents William Shakespeare’s “Othello,” 180 Rhode Island Ave., 7 p.m., free.

Improv with the Bit Players Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8-9:30 p.m., $18, BYOB, RSVP, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Saturday July 16

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

Newport Book Sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See July 15.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 14.

Black Ships Festival See July 14.

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Colony House Site 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.

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

Middletown Library Book Sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See July 15.

Summer Fair St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 401-423-1762.

Ballard Hike Learn the history and habitats of Ballard Park and hike the trails, Hazard Road entrance, 10-11 a.m., rain date July 17, $5 suggested donation, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Maker Lab Open Studio Visit Newport Library’s new Maker Lab to work on your projects, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m.-noon, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Book Sale 10 a.m.-2 p.m. See July 14.

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.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Robert Graves’ “I, Claudius” and watch the film adaptation, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30-11:30 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

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

Weekend LEGO Club Drop in to make a creation, try building the surprise LEGO challenge, materials provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, children 4 and up with an adult, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Get in the Game Painting Party Children ages 9-12 are guided to create an 8” x 10” acrylic painting with a game, sport or activity related to the “Get in the Game: Read” theme, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

The French in Newport Explore the heart of 18th-century Newport and discuss the French soldiers’ contribution to the Revolutionary War, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $5- $15, Museum of Newport History, Museum & Shop, 127 Thames St., 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

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

Child and Family Community Family Day Celebration Child and Family celebrates its 150th year with entertainment, food, activities, Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 401-849-2300, childandfamilyri.org.

Craft Brew Race and Festival Timed 5K run or walk starts at noon, festival features a sampling of over 20 local breweries, music, food trucks, Fort Adams, 12:30-4 p.m., prices vary, 21+ event, register for race, 401-847-0707, craftbrewraces.com.

Vernon House Tour See one of the grandest homes of Colonial Newport and the headquarters of Gen. Rochambeau during the French occupation of the city during the American Revolution, 46 Clarke St., tours at 2 and 2:30 p.m., space limited, advance registration required, tickets online or email Liz@newportrestoration.org.

Teen Movie “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” (2005), make a take-home project, snacks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Polo Newport vs. Pittsburgh, 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.

‘Othello’ 7 p.m. See July 15.

Improv 8 p.m. ($18) and 10 p.m. ($15). See July 15.

Sunday July 17

PowerShares Series Tennis Four tennis legends pair up for one-set semifinals and a one-set championship match, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., 401-849-3990, tennisfame.com.

Hall of Fame Tennis Championships See July 14.

Black Ships Festival See July 14.

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Flying Scot Nationals North American Championships, through July 21, sailnewport.org.

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

Newport Book Sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. See July 15.

Colony House Site Tour 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See July 16.

Garden Help at Prescott Farm Master gardeners offer basic soil analysis and answer gardening questions, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, weather permitting, newportrestoration.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, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 401-847-8770, newporthistory.org.

‘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, 52 Spring St., at 11 a.m., advance ticketing required, 401-290-7535, 4faiths.org.

Return to Camelot Re-live JFK’s wedding day in Newport while watching vintage film clips and listening to a live performance of music and song from the wedding, one hour program, St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., Sundays at 1 p.m., Tuesdays at 3 p.m., $15, returntocamelot.org.

NIMFest Concert Music by the Bob Kendall Band and Allysen Callery, King Park, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., lawn seating, cityofnewport.com.

Newport Polo All-Charity Day polo to benefit civic and charitable organizations, Glen Farm, 715 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., advance ticket sales only, nptpolo.com.

Newport Gulls Baseball Summer collegiate baseball, All- Star game, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Jamestown Summer Concert Series Five Flavor Discount performs, East Ferry Memorial Square, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri.gov.

Monday July 18

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Newport Book Sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. See July 15.

Rogues & Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 15.

Flying Scot Nationals See July 17.

Story Time for Two-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.

Little Movers Story Time Children ages 2-4 enjoy a craft and stories, rhymes and songs encouraging movement, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

ALT Golf Tournament Aquidneck Land Trust fundraiser, Newport National Golf Club, 324 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, 11 a.m. registration and lunch, 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, $275, register, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Programming Playground 4-H Club Children ages 8-12 learn the fundamentals of programming using Scratch, an application for creating animations, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., space limited, registration required, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Library Program “Real Life PacMan,” teens take turns being PacMan and ghosts on the library’s game course, snacks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Anne Hutchinson Celebration A reception in honor of “Anne Hutchinson in Portsmouth, 1638” celebrating 425th anniversary of Portsmouth founder, spiritual leader, famous midwife, nurse, mother, featuring art work of several local artists, Portsmouth Library, 5-7 p.m., show runs through July 30, sponsored by Friends of Anne Hutchinson, foundingmotherscelebration.org.

Comedy “Laughter for Locals,” Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8-9 p.m., $15, BYOB, reservations suggested, 401-849-3473, bitplayers.net.

Tuesday July 19

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Newport Book Sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. See July 15.

Flying Scot Nationals See July 17.

Comic Book Creation Show On-the-spot illustrations, comedy, instruction on comic book creation, designed for elementary-age children, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

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

Sachuest Point Program Fun, family-friendly educational nature program, Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-847-5511.

Drop-In Craft Children ages two and up drop in to make an animal mask, while supplies last, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Puppet Workshop Puppeteer Sue Klau teaches storytelling through puppets, plus a craft, for ages 5-10, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Mahjong Instruction Mahjong for beginners, Edward King House, 35 King St., 12:30 p.m., register, 401-846-7426, edwardkinghouse.org.

‘4 Faiths, 4 Landmarks’ Tour 1 p.m. See July 17.

Cooking Program Children ages 10 and up learn to read and prepare a recipe, led by a chef, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3 p.m., space limited, register, 401-846- 1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Teen Portable Game Program Teens fill an Altoid tin with all sorts of game boards and pieces, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Return to Camelot 3 p.m. See July 17.

On-the-Go Craft Children ages 4-12 stop by to make a craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.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.

Roller Girl Book Club Discuss “Roller Girl,” by Victoria Jamieson, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Family Night Concert Series Chicago Total Access, Chicago tribute band, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., cityofnewport.com/ departments/easton-sbeach.

‘Mad Science’ Hands-on activities and demonstrations to explore the science of sport, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Elderly Brothers Concert Music from the ‘50s and ‘60s, Sweet Berry Farm, 915 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, 6-8 p.m., 401- 847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com.

Third Tuesday Book Club Discuss “The Broken Teaglass,” by Emily Arsenault, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Clambake’ with DesignxRI Clambake is a gathering for designers, creatives, those who like to design, and want to know more, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Astronomy Program Indoor presentation, outdoor celestial viewing for ages 8 and up (adult oriented), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 7-8:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Wednesday July 20

Flying Scot Nationals See July 17.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Newport Book Sale 9 a.m.-7 p.m. See July 15.

Ballard Park Concert Concert and children’s entertainment with Toe Jam Puppet Band, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, grass seating, 10-11 a.m., 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Story Time 10 a.m. See July 19.

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

Children’s ‘Music Celebration’ Concert Interactive song and dance with Christopher “Kavi” Carbone, Aquidneck Park behind Newport Public Library weather permitting, 10:30 a.m., otherwise in the library, 300 Spring St., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Drop-In Craft 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. See July 19.

Mahjong Instruction 1:30 p.m. See July 19.

Motion Commotion Children ages 5-8 enjoy activities to keep them moving, this week’s theme, “Ninjas,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., register, 401-847-9720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Art Show Opening Conanicut Art Association’s 42nd annual members’ summer show opening, Jamestown Town Hall gallery, 93 Narragansett Ave., conanicutartassociation.com.

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. New Bedford, Cardines Field, America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., newportgulls.com.

Giant Turnip Puppet Show Beech Tree Puppets, from Washington D.C., presents “The Giant Turnip,” a Ukrainian folk tale, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Family Friendly Funnies Comedy with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 7-8 p.m., $10-$15, BYOB, reservations suggested, 401-849- 3473, bitplayers.net.

Outdoor Concert Various types of music, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, grass seating, 7-8:30 p.m., rain date July 21, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Thursday July 21

Flying Scot Nationals See July 17.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Newport Music Festival See July 14.

Fitness Class Boot camp-style fitness class for ages 18 and up, all abilities, parking lot entrance to Newport Public Library, in the library in inclement weather, first-come, first-served for indoor class, 300 Spring St., 9-9:45 a.m., comfortable clothing and sneakers, mat or blanket, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Baby Bookworms 9:30 a.m. See July 14.

Children’s Library Program Children enjoy music with Miss Lynn, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10- 10:45 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Mad Science’ Hands-on activities and demonstrations for children ages 4-12, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Bring a lunch and discuss “The Decoration of Houses,” by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr., Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, $5 nonmembers, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘Secrets Behind the Walls’ Lecture Don Trachte, Jr., tells the story of his father’s forgeries, currently on display next to several of the original versions, National Museum of American Illustration, 492 Bellevue Ave., 1 p.m., 401-851-8949, museumofamericanillustration.org.

Children’s Workshop “Frogs and Friends,” Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date July 25, best-suited for children ages 6-12, younger and older siblings welcome, $5, adults free and encouraged to attend, register, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Color Club 1-3 p.m. See July 14.

LEGO Drop-In Families and older kids drop in to make LEGO creations, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Teen Program Teens take part in a ‘Minute to Win It” game, prizes, snacks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Philosopher Talk and Reception A philosopher will give an informal talk about his work, his relationship to philosopher George Berkeley, Berkeley’s relevance today, and Berkeley’s 18th century home, the Whitehall Museum House, 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 4:30-6 p.m., donations welcome, 401-846- 3116, email info@whitehallmuseumhouse.org.

Beach Cleanup 5 p.m. See July 14.

Children’s Night at the Beach Live music, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., cityofnewport.com/departments/easton-s-beach.

Painting Program Teens and tweens get instruction from URI alumnus Jennifer Rolfsema, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Murder on the Rails 6 p.m. See July 14.

Newport Interactive Marketers Event Networking event, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., 6-9 p.m., rain or shine, space limited, preregister, bit.ly/NMevents.

Newport Antiques Show Gala Preview Party Opening night of the Newport Antiques Show, 6-9 p.m., prices vary, newportantiqueshow.com.

Beach Idol 6:50 p.m. See July 14.

Outdoor Film “Life, Animated,” St. Michael’s Country Day School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 7:30 p.m. live music, 8:30 p.m. film, followed by conversation with Ron & Cornelia Suskind (subjects of film), newportfilm.com.

Friday July 22

Newport Folk Festival Four stages of music, food, crafts, displays, Fort Adams, through July 24, newportfolk.org.

Newport Antiques Show “Curating the Future: Trends in Collecting Today,” presented by the Newport Historical Society, attendees on July 24 can participate in an antiques appraisal with a specialist from Freeman’s; special admission ticket required, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 10 a.m., through July 24, newportantiqueshow.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Saturday July 23

Newport Folk Festival See July 22.

Great Friends Dance Festival See July 14.

Roller Derby Library Program Children ages 5-12 meet members of the Providence Roller Derby and learn about the sport, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Maker Lab Open Studio Visit Newport Library’s new Maker Lab to work on your projects, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Fiesta Verde This Aquidneck Land Trust’s fundraiser features live music, dancing, food, silent and live auctions, Sweet Berry Farm, 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, 6-10:30 p.m., prices vary, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Sunday July 24

Newport Folk Festival See July 22.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m. See July 22.

Jamestown Summer Concert Performance by South County Rounders, East Ferry Memorial Square, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri.gov.

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