2017-07-27 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

July 27

Book Club Brunch Children discuss “Save Me a Seat,” by Sarah Weeks, 10 copies of the book available to take home and keep before the club meets, snacks provided, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-10:40 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Hear stories about religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Children’s Art in the Garden Children and a caregiver explore the garden and make a work of art to bring home, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 11 a.m., $5-$10 per child/caregiver pair, space limited, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Children’s Nature Workshop Children ages 6-12 use nets and microscopes to look at organisms living in the vernal pond, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., children $5, adults are free and encouraged to attend, 401- 619-3377, ballardpark.org.

LEGO Drop-In Thursdays Children of all ages drop in for any amount of time, children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Book Sale Fifty percent off most items, Middletown Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-7 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

STEM Science Lab Children drop in to create, experiment and engineer, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Teen Henna Program Learn about henna tattoos and have them applied, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen and Tween Henna Workshop Teens and tweens learn about henna and have a custom henna design created by a professional henna artist, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Chess Club All age and skill levels are welcome, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 6-7:45 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Newport Interactive Marketers Event “One Hundred Percent Networking,” companies, nonprofits and those wanting to know more about Newport Interactive Marketers, Hotel Viking rooftop, 1 Bellevue Ave., 6-9 p.m., register at bit. ly/NIMevents.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of our Lives,” 7:05 p.m. live music, 8:20 p.m. film, followed by Q&A with Clive Davis and the director, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., $5 suggested donation, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Art Gallery Opening and Reception Maryalice Huggins Gallery and Studio exhibits “Rocks, Slopes and Paper,” works by Maryalice Huggins and Gillian Stoneburner, 79 Thames St., 4:30-7:30 p.m., mahugginsgallery.com.

Exhibit Opening "Elliott Landy: Photographs 1967- 1969" includes iconic photographs of Bob Dylan and The Band taken in the late 1960s, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 6-9 p.m., 401-846- 2669, newportantiqueshow.com.

Newport Antiques Show Gala Preview Party Preview gala of the Newport Antiques Show, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, 6-9 p.m., prices vary, 401-846-2669, newportantiqueshow.com.

Children’s Night at the Beach Magic with Scott Jameson, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., in the rotunda if it rains, cityofnewport.com/departments.

Beach Idol Ongoing singing competition, 10 singing slots are given on a first-come, first-served basis, contestants provide their own music, children ages 6-16 sign up near the stage at 6:45 p.m., open mike for anyone younger, 7-7:15 p.m., Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., eastonsbeach.com/beachidol. 401-855-1910.

Friday

July 28

Newport Folk Festival Music, food, crafts, displays, Fort Adams, through July 30, tickets are sold out, newportfolk.org.

Book Sale 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. See July 27.

Newport Antiques Show A wide selection of important American antiques, lectures, booth talks, exhibits, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 10 a.m., through July 30, newportantiqueshow.com.

Theatrical Performance Teens from St. Andrew’s School perform “Thirteen Reasons Why,” discussion follows, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10:30 a.m.-noon, register, 401-683-9457, porlibteen@gmail.com.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour See where scoundrels lived, pirates profited and criminals were punished, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30- 11:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Stage Door Dance Performance Children ages 2-12 enjoy a dance performance and a creative dance

class, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NMAI Guided Tour Learn more about the original paintings on display at the National Museum of American Illustration, the Golden Age artists behind these artworks, and the architecture and history of the NMAI’s home, Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., Fridays, 3-4 p.m., 401-851-8949 x18, americanillustration.org.

Artist Talk and Cocktails “Forget Me Not,” with Caleb Cole, guests are encouraged to attend in elaborate, floral, campy, vintage or festive dress, and enjoy a complimentary flower-themed cocktail, includes cash bar and light refreshments, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., free for members, $10 suggested donation for nonmembers, register, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Portsmouth Community Theater presentation, Aquidneck Island Christian Academy, 321 East Main Road, Portsmouth, July 28-29 and Aug. 4-5, 7 p.m.; July 30 and Aug. 6, 2 p.m., pay what you can for tonight’s performance, other dates $8-$12.

Wasted Talent Show Five comics perform at this 21+ show, Studio 3, 276 Thames St., 8 p.m., $15.

Newport Contemporary Music Festival The festival, which runs on various dates through Aug. 12, presents “An Evening with Howard Shore,” Portsmouth High School auditorium, 120 Education Lane, 8-10:30 p.m., prices vary, ncmsri.org.

Improv Comedy by the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $18, reservations suggested, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

July 29

Newport Folk Festival See July 28.

Save the Bay Swim Swim, kayak or volunteer for Save the Bay’s largest annual fundraiser, 500 swimmers and nearly 200 kayakers trek 1.7 nautical miles across the bay, Newport Navy Base, 6:15 a.m., 401-272-3540, savebay.org.

Kite Day at Brenton Point Bring a kite and support the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Brenton Point State Park, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., rain date July 30, 401-463- 6223 or cpecchia@cox.net.

Jamestown Studio Tour Over 20 Jamestown artists open their studios and art spaces to the public, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., maps can be picked up at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.

Photography Project Capture a lasting memory of Newport on your telephone or camera, through July 30, upload up to 10

images to the Flickr Group “48 Hours Newport RI” by Aug. 6, newportphotoguild.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, Saturdays through Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Book Sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See July 27.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 27.

Newport LEGO Club Children ages 5-12 drop in to play with LEGO bricks, projects displayed for a week, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m.- noon, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m. See July 28.

Beavertail Lighthouse Tower Opens Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, 1-4 p.m., must be in line by 3:30 p.m., weather dependent, $5 suggested donation, see website for requirements and restrictions, 401- 423-3270, beavertaillight.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens This windmill, built in 1787, opens to the public, 1-4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays until Oct. 8, jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Newport Polo Series Newport vs. Palm Beach, Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., $12, free up to age 15, 401-846- 0200, nptpolo.com.

Mystery at the Museum “Poison, Pens, and Poets,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

'You Can't Take It With You' 7 p.m. See July 28.

Improv 8 p.m. See July 28.

Sunday

July 30

Newport Folk Festival See July 28.

Miantonomi Park Clean-Up Aquidneck Land Trust hosts a clean-up of Miantonomi Park, Hillside Ave., 10 a.m., tools and supplies provided, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m. See July 28.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial Age to Gilded Age, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., $10-$15, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Miantonomi Park Tower Opens Climb the tower for a view of Aquidneck Island, Miantonomi Park, Hillside Avenue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays through August, ailt.org.

Photography Project See July 29.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See July 29.

Portsmouth Historical Society Museum Opens Among other things, this former church houses some of Julia Ward Howe’s belongings, 870 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., Sundays through Oct. 8, portsmouthhistorical.org.

Boyd’s Windmill Visit this historic windmill, Prospect Avenue at Paradise, Middletown, Sundays, 2-4 p.m., donations appreciated, middletownhistory.org.

'You Can't Take It With You' 2 p.m. See July 28.

Middletown Historical Society Museum This former one-room schoolhouse offers an exhibit of Middletown’s founding families, other items highlight contributions made by our ancestors, Prospect Avenue, Sundays, 2-4 p.m., donations welcome, middletownhistory.org.

NIMFEST Concert Entertainment by the Gnomes, the Thea Hopkins Duo, and Joyce Katzberg, King Park, Wellington Avenue, lawn seating, 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

Jamestown Outdoor Concert Country music with Branded, Ferry Memorial Square, easternmost terminus of Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri. gov.

Monday

July 31

Road to Independence Walking Tour Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorytours.org

Construction Club Children ages 5-12 drop in to build with Lincoln Logs, Crystal Climbers, K’Nex, KEVA Planks and Goldiblocks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-4 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teens Make Music With the help of invention kits, teens transform everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the Internet to make music, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Farmers’ Market Local produce, meats, crafts and artwork, Fort Getty Pavilion, 913 Fort Getty Road, Jamestown, 4-7 p.m., Mondays through Sept. 4, farmfresh.org.

Newport Gulls Newport Gulls vs. Keene Swamp Bats, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 5 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845-6832, newportgulls.com.

Bridgefest Celebrate jazz, folk and Newport’s musical community at different venues and times, through Aug. 3, newportbridgefest.com.

Comedy “Laughter for Locals,” Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Tuesday

August 1

Bridgefest See July 31.

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

Drop-In Craft A travel project for all ages, while supplies last, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport 10:30 a.m. See July 27.

‘Four Faiths’ Tour Visit four houses of worship, starting with Touro Synagogue, 72 Touro St., Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m., through Oct. 31, $20-$28, 401-290- 7535, 4faiths.org.

On-the-Go Craft Program Children ages 4-12 drop in to work on a craft activity, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Outdoor Water Games Teens dress to get wet and dirty to engage in outdoor water games, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-3 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, porlibteen@gmail.com.

Garden Party Some refreshments provided, BYOB, The Artful Lodger Inn, 503 Spring St., 2-5 p.m., 401-847-3132, newportbridgefest.com.

Kennedy Wedding Remembrance “Return to Camelot,” a live musical performance and video demonstration, St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., Tuesdays, 3-4 p.m., through Oct. 31, $15 tickets online and at other locations, 401-847- 0475, returntocamelot.org.

Northside Community Market The market features two or more farmers, activities for children, music and community programs, Pell School, 35 Dexter St., Tuesdays, 2:30-6 p.m., through Aug. 29, rain or shine, farmfresh.org.

Opening Reception See works made this summer by students of Sprouting Rock Beach Association’s Sports Group, Newport Art Museum’s Coleman Center, 26 Liberty St., 5 p.m., 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Children’s Mad Science Program Experiments based on how science has built a better world and the principles and discoveries that science has made to create the world we live in, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Family Night Concert Series Swinglane, the Larry Brown Band, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Boulevard., 6 p.m., 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com.

Preservation Society Lecture Lecture on Pierpont Morgan’s library, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m. lecture followed by a reception, $15-$20, reserve, 401-847- 1851, newportmansions.org.

‘Jokes on Us’ Enjoy “Jokes on Us: An Evening of Comedy with Brian Frates and Charlie Hall," Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $20, reservations suggested, 401-849- 3473, firehousetheater.org.

Summer Concert Series Elderly Brothers perform music from the 50s and 60s, Sweetberry Farm, 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, 6-8 p.m., 401-847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com.

Wednesday

August 2

Bridgefest See July 31.

Photography Exhibit "Elliott Landy: Photographs 1967- 1969" includes iconic photographs of Bob Dylan and The Band taken in the late 1960s and a 1968 Janis Joplin portrait, Jessica Hagen Fine Art + Design, 9A Bridge St., through Aug. 19, 401-835- 7682, jessicahagen.com.

Drop-In Craft 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 1.

Little Makers Children ages 5-8 experiment, tinker and build, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Farmers’ Market Local produce and products, enjoy music by Judy Hestnes, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 25, Memorial Boulevard, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Castle Building Children ages 6-12 and their families work together to build castles and other structures with recycled boxes, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

After Five Beach Clean-Up Help clean up Surfers’ End at Second Beach, 315 Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, 5-6 p.m., Wednesdays through Aug., info@cleanoceanaccess.org.

Jazz Age Cottages in Newport Lecture The influence some architects had on the appearance of Newport during the interwar years, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception followed by the lecture, $25, reserve, 401-847- 0295 x115, redwoodlibrary.org.

Live Music and Documentary Live music featuring C Note Missionaries followed by “Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary,” Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., 7 p.m. music, 8 p.m. film, $10, newportbridgefest.com.

Family-Friendly Funnies Comedy with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 7 p.m., 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Ballard Park Film Screening “Finding Dory,” Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, dusk (approx. 8:15 p.m.), rain date Aug. 3, lawn seating, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Thursday

August 3

Bridgefest See July 31.

Chamber 101 Members and nonmembers learn more about the Newport County Chamber of Commerce, 35 Valley Road, Middletown, 8:30-9:30 a.m., register, 401-847-1600, newportchamber.com.

Fort Building Project Children ages 6-12 design and build forts using dowels, connectors and cloth, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Discover Colonial Newport 10:30 a.m. See July 27.

Live Music and Arts Festival A celebration of the art and culture that define Newport and R.I., Great Friends Meeting House, entrance at the corner of Marlborough

Street and Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard, 11 a.m.-8:45 p.m., for pricing and what not to bring, see livelocalnpt.com.

Thursdays in the Garden Children and their caregivers create natural music makers from objects in the garden, Green Animals, 380 Cory’s Lane, 11 a.m., $5-$10 for each child/caregiver pair, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Children’s Sewing Program Children entering grades 1-5 learn how to sew an ice cream backpack tag, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Children’s Nature Workshop Children ages 6-12 engage in an eco-scouting workshop, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date Aug. 7, $5 children, adults are free and encouraged to attend, register, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Teen Bristlebot Program Teens build a robot using a toothbrush and a few simple tools, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., walk-ins as space allows, register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Feeding Frenzy at the Aquarium Help feed hundreds of animals from Narragansett Bay, Save the Bay Aquarium, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., $8-$10, advance reservations required, 401-324-6020, savebay.org/aquarium.

Children’s Night at the Beach Enjoy the play, “Fabled: A Journey through the World of Aesop,” Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., in the rotunda if it rains, cityofnewport.com/departments.

Chess Club 6 p.m. See July 27.

Norman Bird Sanctuary Beach Bash Dance in the sand to live music, snacks by the bonfire, complimentary beer, wine, lemonade and iced tea, seining and children’s activities, food truck available, Third Beach, Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6-9 p.m., rain date Aug. 6, $10-$25, register, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

‘A Bridge Together’ An international music and dance event connecting American jazz, African beats and Indian music,

Fort Adams, 6:30 p.m., newportfestivals.org.

Beach Idol 6:45 p.m. See July 27.

Friday

August 4

Newport Jazz Festival Music, food, crafts and displays, Fort Adams, through Aug. 6, newportjazz.org.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ Performance Children ages 5-12 and their families enjoy a performance of “Beauty and the Beast,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 28.

Film Screening Watch “Loving” (2016, PG-13), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NMAI Guided Tour 3 p.m. See July 28.

'You Can't Take It With You' 7 p.m. See July 28.

Opening Reception “Abstractions,” Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Road, 6-8 p.m., exhibit shown through Aug. 27, 401-293-5278, portsmoutharts.org.

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ 7 p.m. See July 28.

Saturday

August 5

Newport Jazz Festival See Aug. 4.

Preparing Your Own Home Remedies Join an herbalist in a hands-on exploration of how to harvest and prepare common herbs and plants for making home remedies, Watson Farm, 455 North Main Road, Jamestown, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15-$20, registration recommended, 401-423-0005 x3, historicnewengland.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See July 29.

‘Merchants and Masterpieces’ Illustrated Lecture An illustrated lecture exploring

Newport's masterful works of architecture, painting and furniture during its 18th-century heyday, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Mystery at the Museum “Vicious Victorians,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

New England Lobster Bake Local seafood and produce cooked over hot coals and under a bed of local seaweed, Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 7:30 p.m., $60, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

'You Can't Take It With You' 7 p.m. See July 28.

Newport Contemporary Music Festival “The Contemporary Violin,” with French violinist Solenne Paidassi, Portsmouth High School auditorium, 120 Education Lane, 8-10:30 p.m., prices vary, ncmsri.org.

Sunday

August 6

Newport Jazz Festival See Aug. 4.

Fitness in the Park The Aquidneck Land Trust and the YMCA offer a free exercise class for all ages and skill levels, Miantonomi Park, Hillside Avenue, 10-10:45 a.m., Sundays in August, ailt.org.

Miantonomi Park Tower Opens 11 a.m. See July 30.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See July 29.

'You Can't Take It With You' 2 p.m. See July 28.

Portsmouth Historical Society Museum Opens 2 p.m. See July 30.

Boyd’s Windmill 2 p.m. See July 30.

Middletown Historical Society Museum 2 p.m. See July 30.

Jamestown Outdoor Concert Jazz with Greg Abate, East Ferry Memorial Square, eastern-most terminus of Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri. gov.

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