2016-09-22 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

September 22

Wine and Food Festival Newport Mansions’ annual wine and food festival, Rosecliff, The Elms, Marble House, through Sept. 25, tickets 401-847-1000, newportmansions.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.

Tech Help Bring a device or laptop or use the library’s to get tech questions answered, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Rd., 2:30-3:30 p.m., first-come, first-served, 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Jamestown’s LEGO Thursdays Children of all ages are invited to create with LEGO bricks, children ages 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult even if an older sibling is present, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 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 Rd., 5 p.m.

Newport Chamber’s ‘Business After Hours’ Networking event, Heatherwood Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, 398 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., chamber members $5, nonmembers $10, register, 401-847-1608, newportchamber.com.

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, space limited, contact Laura Freedman Pedrick at lpedrick@ailt.org to reserve, or 401-849-2799 x18, ailt.org.

Doris Duke Lecture Learn about the New York life of Doris Duke, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, tickets, 401-846-4152 x122, newportrestoration.org.

Preschool Bedtime Stories Children wear pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed animal or blanket and hear stories, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 6:30-7:15 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Wine and Food Festival Film “The Missing Ingredient,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m. wine and hors d’oeuvres, 7 p.m. film followed by conversation, newportfilm.com.

Author Reading Presentation by John Enright, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Tonight, Tonight’ Musical moments from Broadway, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7:30 p.m., $18-$20, 401-560- 0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Friday

September 23

Wine and Food Festival See Sept. 22.

Rogues and 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.

Database Download Workshop Bring your device and library card and learn how to take advantage of the free downloads from the library’s website, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:30-noon, space limited, register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Corn Maze Get lost in an 8-acre maize maze at Escobar’s Highland Farm, 255 Middle Rd., Portsmouth, 4 p.m.-dusk, 401-683-1444, escobarfarm.com.

John Panaggio Original Ziti Night This Festa Italiana event benefits the Anna M. Ripa Memorial Scholarship Fund, Vasco da Gama Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., 5-7 p.m., $5- $18, 401-849-7087 to reserve.

Scottish Dance Class Learn the energetic steps for Scottish dancing, similar to contra dancing, classes in Oct. and Nov., Jamestown Grange/Senior Center, 6 West St., Jamestown, 6 p.m., $10 per class, 401-423-1574.

Murder on the Rails Newport & Narragansett Bay Railroad offers interactive Gilded Age whodunit on a train, 6:30 p.m., reservations, 401-295-1203, newportmurdermystery.com.

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

Saturday

September 24

Jamestown Rhode Race Half marathon, 7 a.m., starts at bottom of Fort Getty Road, 5K, 7:15 a.m., runri.us.

Wine and Food Festival See Sept. 22.

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

Pumpkin Festival at the Corn Maze Pick your own pumpkins, games, crafts, face painting, scarecrow making, Escobar’s Highland Farm, 255 Middle Rd., Portsmouth, noon- 4 p.m., rain date Sept. 25, 401-683- 1444, escobarfarm.com.

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., 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Harvest Craft Fair Unique creations and products, Knights of Columbus, 7 Valley Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-935-4904, cherishthemoments.net.

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.

Newport 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.

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

Rose Island Fundraiser Yoga on the beach, the $20 donation includes the session, gifts and transportation, Rose Island, ferry leaves Perrotti Park at 11 a.m., returns at 2 p.m., space limited, register, roseisland.org/events.

Clean Ocean Access Cleanup Join Clean Ocean Access to clean up at Pheasant Drive, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., cleanoceanaccess.org.

Beavertail Lighthouse Tower Opens Discover Jamestown’s most visited landmark, noon-3 p.m., $5 suggested donation, time and other restrictions/ considerations apply, such as climbers must be at least 4 feet tall, beavertaillight.org/visitor.

Rugby Match Newport Rugby Club faces off against Burlington, Fort Adams fields, 1 p.m.

‘From Colonial to Contemporary City’ Walking Tour Discover how Newport’s cultural identity is embedded in its urban history and streetscapes, tours depart from the Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 1-2:15 p.m., free, reservations required, space limited to 20 participants per tour, reserve, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Books and Authors Series Tamara Valentine presents her new book, “What the Waves Know,” book signing, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, newportlibraryri.org.

Living History Talk “And One for the Pot, Tea and Treason,” Newport Historical Society’s Resource Center, 82 Touro St., 2-4 p.m., newporthistory.org.

Family Movie Children ages 6-12 and their families watch “Zootopia,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Polo Newport Polo series finals, 715 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 4 p.m., general admission $12, free for children to age 15, nptpolo.com.

Mystery at the Museum “A Shocking Shower,” a family-friendly interactive murder mystery, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, newportmurdermystery.com.

Improv Comedy 8 and 10 p.m. See Sept. 23.

Sunday

September 25

Car Show Middletown Rotary’s annual car show, live music, refreshments, Fort Adams, rain date Oct. 2, 401-864- 4028, rotaryatthefort.org.

Wine and Food Festival See Sept. 22.

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.

Cluny Fair Cluny School holds its annual country fair, 75 Brenton Road, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-847-6043, clunyschool.org.

Colony House Site Tour 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See Sept. 24.

‘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.

Corn Maze 11 a.m. See Sept. 23.

Medicinal Vinegars Program An herbalist leads a program on medicinal and culinary vinegars, bring a lunch and stay for a self-guided tour to the shoreline, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 1-3 p.m., $15-$20, register, 401-423-0005, historicnewengland.org.

Narragansett Bay Chorus Performance by the Narragansett Bay Chorus, a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society, St. Columba’s Parish Hall, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, 2 p.m., $20 tickets, available at the church office or at stcolumbaschapel.org.

Piano Journey Concert with pianist I-Heung Lee, Redwood Library, 3-4 p.m., $5-$10, reserve, 401-847-0295 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

Monday

September 26

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 23.

Maker Monday Children ages 5-12 learn about the library’s vinyl cutter and are introduced to the design software, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1 p.m., space limited, register, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Make It, Take It Mondays Drop-in craft hour, 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, 7-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday

September 27

Coloring Club Coloring for adults, supplies provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11:30 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 24.

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Discuss “Our Souls at Night,” by Kent Haruf, books available, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, noon-1:30 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday Matinee at the Library “Love–Friendship” (PG), with Kate Beckinsale, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30- 4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Basic Email Class Learn how to send, receive and forward messages, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30-4:30 p.m., register, 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Draw with Phil Sketch with local teen artist Phil Reilly, share your tips and tricks, pen and paper provided or bring your own supplies, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Computer Assistance Tips and tricks to help you get the most from your computer, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:15 p.m., space limited, register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Crazy 8s Math Club Recreational math club for children in kindergarten through second grade that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite recreational activities, build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes, play games, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., register for the entire 8-week club, 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.

Maker Lab Open Studio Children ages 12-adult drop in to work on projects independently, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Film Screening “Into the Sea,” a documentary in which surf culture and Middle Eastern culture collide, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, 401-846- 4152 x122, newportrestoration.org.

Preschool Bedtime Stories 6:30 p.m. See Sept. 22.

Festa Italiana Film Screening “Il Monstro/The Monster” (1994), rated R, with Roberto Benigni, Edward King House, 35 King St., 6:30 p.m.

Book Discussion People of all ages discuss “The Fault in Our Stars,” by John Green, books available, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

September 28

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 25.

Decomposition Discovery Discover what decomposers are and why they are vital to keeping our environment clean, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., $5 per child, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Growers’ Market Local products and produce, Memorial Boulevard, Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 26, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Creative Sewing for Teens Learn creative sewing skills, no skill or experience necessary, all supplies provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Rough Point Beyond the Tour Series Short gallery talks that spotlight lesser known stories about the more than 9,000 objects in the Rough Point collection, 680 Bellevue Ave., doors open at 5 p.m., $10 for adults, 401-846-4152 x122, newportrestoration.org.

Fiber Therapy Knit and crochet drop-in group, open to all, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Plimoth Pilgrim Talk The Learning Center of Channing Church presents, “They Knew They Were Pilgrims,” given by Hilary Goodnow, public historian at Plimoth Plantation, Q & A to follow, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 7-8:30 p.m., suitable for families.

Thursday

September 29

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 24.

Color Club 1 p.m. See Sept. 22.

Jamestown’s LEGO Thursdays 3 p.m. See Sept. 22.

Shakespeare in Middletown 5 p.m. See Sept. 22.

Aquidneck Land Trust Program This conservation speaker series program presents an interactive installation by artist Dick Lynn titled “Frackhouse: Choose Your Path,” Paradise Valley Park, Middletown, 5:30-7 p.m., RSVP, lpedrick@ailt.org or 401-849-2799 x18.

Festa Italiana Meatball Challenge Sample and vote for your favorite meatball, dessert, Edward King House, 35 King St., 6-8 p.m., $10, 401-849-7087.

Friday

September 30

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 23.

Knitting Group All knitters, all skill levels welcomed, guidance provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1:30-3:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Opening Reception Fall exhibitions, new artwork, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Murder on the Rails 6:30 p.m. See Sept. 23.

Manhattan Film Festival The same 10 short films each night, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 8 p.m., Sept. 30-Oct. 1, $10, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Sept. 23.

Saturday

October 1

Portsmouth Garden Club Yard Sale Home and garden items, books, furniture, and jewelry, Aquidneck Island Christian Academy, 321 East Main Rd., Portsmouth, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Harvest Fair Annual old-fashioned fair, games, craft tents, music, food and beer vendors, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, through Oct. 2, adults, $6, children ages 3-12, $3, free to children under 3, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m. See Sept. 24.

Colony House Site Tour 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. See Sept. 24.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 23.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 24.

Common Burying Ground Tour Learn about the stone carvers, their art and the diverse people buried in the Common Burying Ground who helped shape Newport’s history, departs from the Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $5- $15, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Garden Help at Paradise Park 11 a.m. See Sept. 24.

Middletown LEGO Club 11 a.m. See Sept. 24.

Art Exhibit Works by Kathleen Morton, Elaine Edelberg and Rita Honan, through Oct. 29, DeBlois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, Wednesdays Sundays, 1-5 p.m., 401-847- 9977, debloisgallery.com.

Technology Session The library offers a technology class, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-4:30 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Books and Authors Series Michelle Hoover on her latest novel, “Bottomland,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Opening Reception “Everyday Joy,” works by Cindy Crimmin, Elizabeth Lind, Martha

Guillette and Jeanne Rosier Smith, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., exhibited through Oct. 31, 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

Mystery at the Museum 7 p.m. See Sept. 24.

Manhattan Film Festival 8 p.m. See Sept. 30.

Sunday

October 2

Harvest Fair See Oct. 1.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30. See Sept. 25.

Superheros Day at the Corn Maze Escobar’s Highland Farm, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 401-683- 1444, escobarfarm.com.

NetWorks Videos World premiere of 2016 NetWorks videos by Richard Goulis accompany the fifth and final NetWorks exhibition at the Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 1:30 p.m., 401-828-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Watson Farm Tour “Off the Beaten Path,” a guided tour of this seaside working farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 2-5 p.m., $5-$10, 401-423-0005 or buy online, historicnewengland.org.

Beethoven Discussion Dr. Edward Markward, music director of the R.I. Civic Chorale and Orchestra, leads a discussion of Beethoven’s Sixth, Seventh and Ninth symphonies, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., space limited, reserve, 401-847- 0295 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

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