2016-10-13 / Calendar

CALENDAR




Thursday

October 13

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.

Dewey’s Readers Discuss nonfiction that reads like fiction, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Artists Workshop Children ages 7-10 learn about an artist and then create a project in that person’s style, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Dessert Decorating Teens enjoy Halloween and fall-themed fun with music, games and cupcake and cookie decorating, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.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.

Art after Dark Meet the museum’s new curator, Francine Weiss, gallery tour and talk, live model portrait sketching, scavenger hunt and music, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m., 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Newport Gallery Night View artwork at participating venues, 5-8 p.m., newportgalleries.org.

Living History Talk “And One for the Pot, Tea and Treason,” Newport Historical Society’s Resource Center, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-$5, RSVP to 401- 841-8770, newporthistory.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.

Teen Thursdays Children in grades 6-12 use felt, conductive thread and LED lights to create a light-up monster pin, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Friday

October 14

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.

Knitting Group All knitters and skill levels welcomed, guidance provided,

Middletown Public Library, 1:30- 3:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

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

Artist’s Reception “Cruor-Proelium-Cervus," by Juan José Barboza-Gubo, Hunter Gallery, St. George's School, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 6-7 p.m., 401-847-7565, stgeorges.edu.

October Full Moon Hike Children ages 5 and up venture onto the trails to view the breathtaking moonlit landscape, learn about the cycle of the moon, fun activities, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $8-$10, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

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.

Scottish Dance Class Learn the energetic steps for Scottish dancing, similar to contra dancing, Jamestown Grange/Senior Center, 6 West St., Jamestown, 7 p.m., $10 per class, 401-423-1574.

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

October 15

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

Daffodil Bulb Giveaway Newporters receive free daffodil bulbs, Easton’s Beach, Memorial Blvd., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., daffodillion.com.

Star Wars Reads Day Come in costume, try your hand at the Wookie Cry Contest, and create things to take home, for all ages, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 9:30- 11:30 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Sail for Hope Race around Jamestown, supports charities, 401-846-1983, sailnewport.org.

Halloween Art Expo Friends of Annex Comics Halloween Art Expo, Escobar’s Highland Farm, 255 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., rain date Oct. 22, 401-683-1444, escobarfarm.com.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Edith Wharton’s “The Custom of the Country,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30- 11:30 a.m., all are welcome, 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Common Burying Ground Walking Tour “Photographing Stones and Souls in the Common Burying Ground,” bring a camera, appropriate for photographers of all skill levels, the ground is uneven, proper footwear recommended, departs from the Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., $5-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841- 8770, newporthistory.org.

Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival Café-style seating throughout the wharf, live music, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 16, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 401- 849-2243, bowenswharf.com.

Fall Festival This free event includes a bounce house, kids’ games, music and more, Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, Oct. 15, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 401-847- 9200, newportymca.org.

Mini Maker Faire Share your project, tinker, and meet other makers, best for children over 5, organized by Tinker Bristol and FabNewport, Florence Gray Center, noon-5 p.m., free, 401-439-0160 or 401-441-7608.

Rugby Match Newport RFC face-off against Portland RFC, 64 Fort Adams Dr., 1 p.m.

Halloween Fun Halloween dance party and costume contest, DJ, celebrity judges, Halloween craft, prizes, Ballard Park quarry, Hazard Road entrance, 1-3 p.m., 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Things that Glow Program Hands-on program for children ages 7 and up to discover why some things glow in the dark and some things don’t, make Glo Lava, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Apple Day at Whitehall Whitehall Museum House open for

tours and Apple Day festivities, live music, apple treats, and Colonial games, Whitehall, 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 2-4 p.m., whitehallmuseumhouse.org.

Carved in Stone Walking Tour Guided tour of Newport’s Common Burying Ground, departs from the Visitors’ Center, 23 America’s Cup Ave., 4 p.m., online tickets, ghostsofnewport.com.

Comedy Night Interactive comedy with Dave Kane, quizzes, contests, prize and surprises, St. Columba’s Parish Hall, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, 6 p.m., $20, purchase tickets at stcolumbaschapel.org by clicking the “online giving" button or at the church office, 401-847-5571.

Opening Reception “Tourmaline Creations,” work by local artists, Duris Studios, 480 Thames St., 5-8 p.m., shown throughout Oct., 401-849-1540, durisstudios.com.

Common Fence Music Performance by Wild Ponies, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $20 advance, $23 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

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 Oct. 14.

Sunday

October 16

Guided Hike Hike along the trails, perfect for families, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10:30-11:30 a.m., register, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.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.

Bowen’s Wharf Seafood Festival 11 a.m. See Oct. 15.

Corn Maze 11 a.m.-dusk. See Oct. 14.

Piano Concert Classical pianist Clemens Teufel performs, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., $10-15, space limited, reserve, 401-847-0295 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

Organ Recital The concert includes music by Bach, Langlais, Sowerby, Widor and Willan, St. John’s, 61 Poplar St., 4 p.m., $10 suggested donation or any amount you wish, 401-848-2561.

Monday

October 17

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 14.

Maker Monday Children ages 5-12 design and print using the vinyl cutter, bring a T-shirt for fabric vinyl, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1 p.m., space limited, register, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Needles Galore Knitting instruction, newcomers welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Make It, Take It Mondays Children drop in to make a craft, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401- 846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Adult Coloring Adult drop-in coloring group, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-8 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tuesday

October 18

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

Tuesday Book Club Discuss Magda Szabo’s “The Door,” newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Matinee Tuesday matinee, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Basic Facebook For beginning Facebook users, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Draw with Phil For those in grades 5 and up who can or want to draw, stop in to sketch with local teen artist Phil Reilly, pencils and paper provided or bring your own supplies, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 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.

Maker Lab Open Studio Drop in to work on your projects, for ages 12-adult, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Drum Circle for Peace Instruments provided but bring your own if you like, St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., 6:30 p.m., arts-in-celebration.com.

Third Tuesday Book Club Discuss “The Moonstone,” by Wilkie Collins, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Travel Slideshow Presentation on Portugal and Spain, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 7-8 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Noam Chomsky Seminar Learn about the work and philosophy of Noam Chomsky, Channing Church parish hall, 135 Pelham St., 7-9 p.m., $5, register at 401-846- 0643, and give telephone contact information.

Newport Music Festival Concert Performance by the Muresanu Plano Duo, St. Matthew’s Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 7-9 p.m., newportmusic.org.

Wednesday

October 19

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

Kids’ Book Club Children in grades 5-6 discuss “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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, space limited, advance registration recommended, 401-846-4152 x122, newportrestoration.org.

Life of the Mind Series Human trafficking with Shawn A. MacDonald, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 reception, 7 p.m. lecture, members free, $10 nonmembers, space limited, 401- 847-0295, ext. 112 to reserve, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport Chamber Event “Women in Business After Hours” networking event, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., 6-8 p.m., $15 members, $25 nonmembers, register, 401-847-1600, newportchamber.com.

Halloween Movie “Hocus Pocus” (1993), PG, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, popcorn provided, Newport Public Library, 6:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Photo Guild Guest speaker, Kris Craig, winning photojournalist from the Providence Journal, Newport Art Museum, 7 p.m., free, open to public.

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.

Debate Watch See Clinton and Trump’s final debate, audience survey before and after debate, Young Bldg., 518 Bellevue Ave., 8:30-10:30 p.m., 401- 341-2927, pellcenter.org.

Thursday

October 20

Pre-K Autumn Story and Stroll Parents and preschoolers hear nature stories and go for a walk, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 10:30-11:15 a.m., rain or shine, in inclement weather offers an animal presentation in place of walk, $5 one child and one parent, $2 each additional child per parent, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Noon Read/Eat/Chat Discuss “Genius of Place,” by Justin Martin, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘Business During Hours’ Catered networking event, Newport Chamber of Commerce, 35 Valley Road, Middletown, noon- 1:30 p.m., members free, nonmembers $10, register, 401-847-1608, newportchamber.com.

Color Club 1 p.m. See Oct. 13.

Tech Help 2:30 p.m. See Oct. 13.

Jamestown’s LEGO Thursdays 3 p.m. See Oct. 13.

Shakespeare in Middletown 5 p.m. See Oct. 13.

Teen Program Dinner and a movie, craft project, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Aquarium ‘Feeding Frenzy’ Visitors help aquarium staff feed the sharks and more, the Exploration Center and Aquarium, Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., $7-$8, tickets are limited and can be purchased at savebay.org/aquarium.

Friday

October 21

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 14.

Gilded Metropolis Study Day Explore the opulent primary residences and lifestyles of notable families away from the Newport summer colony, The Breakers Stable and Carriage House, Coggeshall Ave., 1:30-5 p.m., $25-$60, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Art Speaks Mimi Leveque speaks about her book, “My Life Among the Dead,”

Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

A Taste of Portsmouth Fundraiser benefiting the Portsmouth Free Public Library, beer, wine, restaurant specialties, silent and live auctions, 2658 East Main Road, 7-9 p.m.,$25, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

ShakeFeare’s Tragic Tales Brave souls can witness betrayal, greed and madness as Newport Children’s Theatre actors portray the Bard’s villains, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, $10, free to children under 10, Oct. 21-22, tours at 8, 8:20, 8:40, 9, and 9:20 p.m., email taraohare@hotmail.com to book.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail Children ages 2 and up take a family-friendly walk as Newport Children’s Theatre actors perform scenes from Grimm’s favorites, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Ave., Middletown, $5, free to children under 10, Oct. 21-22, tours at 5:30, 5:50, 6:10, 6:30, 6:50, 7:10 p.m., email taraohare@hotmail.com to book.

Murder on the Rails 6:30 p.m. See Oct. 14.

Fortress of Nightmares Enjoy Tunnels of Terror, an interactive maze of ghoulish horror, as well as “Turned! A Zombie Experience” (space limited, online tickets only), and other attractions, Ft. Adams, Oct. 21-23 and 28-30, 7-10 p.m., fortressofnightmares.org.

Jamestown Arts Center Event Premiere of “PARt,” Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., through Oct. 22, 7:30 p.m., $20, 401-560- 0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Improv Comedy 8 and 10 p.m. See Oct. 14.

Saturday

October 22

5K Mansion Run and Walk Through Bellevue Ave./Ochre Point neighborhood of Gilded Age mansions and seaside landscapes, starts and finishes on Salve’s campus, 8:30 a.m. race, $10-$20 online registration, $20 race day registration (begins at 7 a.m. at Rodgers Recreation Ctr.), salve.edu/run.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m. See Oct. 15.

Raptor Program Children ages 4-12 learn about and meet a live hawk and owl, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Family Movie “Casper,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Makerspace Open Session Drop in and use the vinyl cutter and 3-D printer, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-3 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Author Talk Wendy Walker discusses her book, “All is not Forgotten,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Spooky Family Movie Children ages 6-12 and their families watch “Goosebumps” (PG), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720.

Carved in Stone Walking Tour 4 p.m. See Oct. 15.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail First tour starts at 5:30 p.m. See Oct. 21.

Newport Gulls Event Newport Gulls Hall of Fame dinner and silent auction, cocktails, presentation, induction, Hyatt Regency, Goat Island, 6 p.m., $60 tickets at newportgulls.com.

Comedy Night Fundraiser for Knights of Columbus charities, 7 Valley Road, Middletown, 6:30 p.m. cocktails and appetizers followed by comedy, $25, tickets and information, Tom Murphy, 401-835-1135.

Mystery at the Museum 7 p.m. See Oct. 15.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 21.

Jamestown Arts Center Event 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 21.

Common Fence Music Performance by Martin Grosswendt and Susanne Salem-Schatz, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $18 in advance, $20 at the door, 401-683- 5085, commonfencemusic.org.

ShakeFeare’s Tragic Tales First tour starts at 8 p.m. See Oct. 21.

Improv Comedy 8 and 10 p.m. See Oct. 14.

Sunday

October 23

Pell Bridge Run Run or walk across the Pell Bridge from Jamestown to downtown Newport, first wave 7:15 a.m., online registration closes Oct. 20, $55, pellbridgerun.com.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Guided Hike 10:30-11:30 a.m. See Oct. 16.

Piano Concert A performance by Nadejda Vlaeva featuring Franz Schubert's Piano Sonata in G Major and works by Sergei Bortkiewicz and Bulgarian composer Alexander Vladigerov, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 2 p.m.

Redwood Library Piano Concert Roxana Bajdechi Frizzi performs, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., $5-$10, 401-847-0295, x112 to reserve.

James L. Maher Center's Annual Cocktail Party Fundraiser, live music, dancing, hors d’oeuvres, dessert, Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m., 401- 846-4600.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 21.

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