2017-08-03 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

August 3

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

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Teens and Tweens Paint Instruction on how to paint a specific painting using step-by-step instructions, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, register, 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.

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., $22 members, $25 nonmembers, $10 under 21, 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 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., Thursdays through Aug. 17, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., eastonsbeach.com/beachidol. 401-855-1910.

NewportFilm Outdoors “May it Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers,” St. Michael’s Country Day School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., rain venue Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., 7 p.m. live music, 8:15 p.m. film, $5 suggested donation, 401-649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

August 4

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

‘Beauty and the Beast’ 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 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.

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 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.

‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Portsmouth Community Theater presentation, Aquidneck Island Christian Academy, 321 East Main Road, Portsmouth, Aug. 4-5, 7 p.m.; Aug. 6, 2 p.m., 8-$12, 401- 297-1779.

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

August 5

Newport Jazz Festival See Aug. 4.

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.

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.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 3.

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.

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’s Gilded Age Fashions Learn about the Gilded Age fashions of Newport’s summer residents, such as the Vanderbilts,

Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.

‘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.

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

NewportFilm Summer Benefit A benefit for NewportFilm, cocktails and savories, International Tennis Hall of Fame Horseshoe Piazza, 194 Bellevue Ave., 6-8 p.m., tickets start at $100, 401-649-2784, newportfilm.com.

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 Aug. 4.

Improv 8 p.m. See Aug 4.

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.

‘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.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See Aug. 5.

'You Can't Take It With You' 2 p.m. See Aug. 4.

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.

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 Alan Bernstein All Star Jazz Ensemble, Yvonne Monnett and Genevieve Rose, King Park, Wellington Avenue, lawn seating, 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

Kids’ ‘Swah-Ray’ Magical performance and crafts, St. Michael’s Country Day School lawn, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 4-6 p.m., RSVP, Opera House Theater, 401-619-4599, rsvp@operahouseri.org.

Opening Reception Opening reception for Artists’ Choice exhibit, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., shown through Aug. 31, 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

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

Monday

August 7

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

Golf Fundraiser for the Preservation Society, Newport National Golf Club, 324 Mitchells Lane, Middletown, noon registration, 1 p.m. shotgun start, reserve, 401-847-1000 x120 or events@newportmansions.org.

Tween Sewing Children ages 8-12 get an introduction to hand sewing and go home with a piece of art and supplies, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teens’ Dinner and a Movie The conclusion of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” pizza, drinks, snacks and an activity provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6:15 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Band Concert The Newport Community Band from Salve Regina University will give a free concert, Long Wharf Mall, 6:30 p.m., concert hosted by Bailey T's Resortwear in honor of their eighth anniversary.

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.

Jamestown Historical Society Annual Meeting Includes a talk on Rhode Island shipwrecks, all are welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-7:45 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Tuesday

August 8

Picture Book Putt-Putt Children ages 4-12 bring the family to play miniature golf and meet picture book characters at each hole, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Drop-In Crafting Children of all ages drop in to make a jungle collage, 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 Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 3.

Animal World Experience Children learn about a variety of shelters that animals build and use, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Newport Arboretum Event A discussion of Newport’s past and present, and conservation efforts to preserve the area and its landmarks, Touro Park, Bellevue Avenue, noon, bring a blanket or chair and lunch.

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

Animated Movie Watch the animated movie “La Tortue Rouge/The Red Turtle” (2017, PG), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30- 3:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Teen Sewing Teens learn how to machine sew a zippered pouch made from candy packaging, no experience necessary, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2-3 p.m., register in person, at porlibteen@gmail.com, or at 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

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

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

Movie See a movie matinee, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

JPL Board of Trustees Meeting The library’s monthly board of trustees meeting is open to the public, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4:45-6:45 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Maker Lab Open Studio Work on 3-D and other projects, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Summer Concert Series Music from the last five decades with 6 Diggit, Sweetberry Farm, 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com.

Magic Show The Great Baldini performs, for all ages, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Family Night Concert Series Down City Band, oldies to today, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com.

Author Talk Find out what everyday life was like on Aquidneck Island during the Revolutionary War, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-7:30 p.m., free, seating limited, reserve, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

August 9

Family Movie Children ages 6-12 with their family watch a movie on the big screen, snacks provided to children, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Drop-In Crafting 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 10.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 6.

Farmers’ Market Local produce and products, Memorial Boulevard, 2-6 p.m., Wednesdays, through Oct. 25, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Snacks in the Stacks Children ages 8-12 discuss books they’ve read, are reading and want to read, and enjoy snacks, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2:30-3:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Computer Workshop Computer Basics, Part 1, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Kids’ Art Kids learn art techniques and create a project on canvas to bring home, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-4 p.m., register, 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Rough Point Beyond the Tour Sketching, flower activity, guided garden tour, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., adults $10, children 12 and under free, reserve, 401-847-8344, Kelsey@newportrestoration.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 August, info@cleanoceanaccess.org.

Discussion on America’s Irish Aristocracy James MacGuire discusses his book, “Real Lace Revisited: Inside the Hidden World of America’s Irish Aristocracy,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-7 p.m., 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Closing Reception Closing reception for “Word: Text in Contemporary Art,” with curator, Karen Conway, and select artists, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-8 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Chess Instruction For chess beginners and intermediate players, ages 8-15, 6-7 p.m.; ages 15 and up, 7-8 p.m., Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Dewey’s Readers Discuss “Soul of an Octopus, by Sy Montgomery, 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 p.m., 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Oceanography Lecture A lecture by Bruce Corliss, dean of U.R.I Graduate School of Oceanography, Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, 7-9 p.m., $10 suggested donation,401-847-4260, seamensnewport.org.

‘Movies on the Rocks’ “Beetlejuice,” plus a short by the Rhode Island International Film Festival, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, lawn seating, dusk (approx. 8 p.m.), rain date Aug. 10, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Thursday

August 10

Newport Landscape Photography View rare photograph albums, stereoscopic views and monographs featuring Newport’s legendary landscapes, Salve’s McAuley Hall, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $10 suggested donation, RSVP, newportarboretum.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 3.

Children’s Nature Workshop Children learn about raptors that might be in Ballard Park, best for ages 6-12, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date Aug. 14, $5 student, adults are free and encouraged to attend, register, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

LEGO Drop-In Thursdays 1 p.m. See Aug. 3.

Life-Sized Yard Games Teens play life-sized games outdoors if weather allows, otherwise indoors, snacks and drinks provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Author Talk Sally Bedell Smith discusses her recent book, “Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m., $5-$10, reserve, 401-847-0295 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

Tween and Teen Improv Tweens and teens play at improv, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Chess Instruction 6-8 p.m. See Aug. 9.

Cabaret “I Love…What’s His Name,” a musical show, parental discretion advised under age 13, BYOB, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $18 online, $20 at the door, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Bending the Arc,” Salve Regina University, Ochre Court, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 6:50 p.m. live music, 8:05 p.m. film followed by discussion, $5 suggested donation, 401- 649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

August 11

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 4

Build a Better World Film Series “He Named Me Malala” (2016), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NMAI Guided Tour 3 p.m. See Aug. 4.

Newport Yacht Rendezvous A yacht hop, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions to benefit the Boys and Girls Club, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., register, 5:30-11 p.m., newportyachtrendezvous.com.

‘As You Like It’ Shakespeare’s “As You Like It,” St. Michael’s Country Day School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 7 p.m., through Aug. 12, 401-849-5970 x411.

Improv 8 p.m. See Aug 4.

Saturday

August 12

‘Wet Paint’ Weekend A celebration of regional artists culminating with an auction, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., through Aug. 13, artists and bidders register, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.

Fools’ Rules Regatta Entrants have two hours to construct a sailing craft made of non-marine items, Town Beach, East Ferry, Jamestown, 9 a.m. construction begins, 11 a.m. race, 401-423-1492, information, rules and entry form on jyc.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m. See Aug. 5.

Common Burying Ground Opens Newport Historic Cemetery Commission members on hand to answer questions, Farewell Street, 10 a.m.-noon, includes an 11 a.m. tour of God’s Little Acre, the most historic burial site for African- Americans in New England, wear shoes appropriate for uneven ground.

Take Me Fishing Day Fish nature crafts, scavenger hunts, children’s activities, surfcasting and bait demos, Sachuest Point, 769 Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 401- 619-2680.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 3.

Newport LEGO Club 11 a.m. See Aug. 5.

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 1 p.m. See Aug. 5.

NMAI Lecture Brian Wallin discusses "Ocean State Women and the Homefront in World War II," Newport Museum of American Illustration, 492 Bellevue Ave., 1:30 p.m., 401-851- 8949, americanillustration.org.

Tote Bag Iron-On Design Make a vinyl cut-out design for a tote bag, materials provided, or bring a white T-shirt, basic computer knowledge required, for ages 18 and up, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-3:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

‘As You Like It’ 7 p.m. See Aug. 11.

Improv 8 p.m. See Aug 4.

Sunday

August 13

Watercolor Workshop One-hour demonstration of landscape painting, then paint surroundings, guidance given, for all levels of experience, bring materials and lunch, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., $25-$40, 401-423- 0005, historicnewengland.org.

‘Wet Paint’ Weekend See Aug. 12.

Fitness in the Park 10 a.m. See Aug. 6.

Miantonomi Park Tower Opens 11 a.m. See Aug. 6.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See Aug. 5.

Race for Chase Food and beverages, bounce house and live music, Fort Adams, 90 Fort Adams Drive, 1-5 p.m., 2 p.m. triathlon, suggested donation $10 adults, $5 children, $25 families, 401-847-9200, newportymca.org.

Witherbee School Opens This one-room schoolhouse opens to the public, corner of Green End Avenue and Valley Road, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., 401-849-1870, middletownhistory.org.

Boyd’s Windmill 2 p.m. See Aug. 6.

Children’s Concert and Fun “Tadpoles to Frogs” features the performance of children’s stories and songs, with fun on the lawn including music, balloon sculpting, games and snacks, for children ages 10 and under, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

NIMFEST Concert Entertainment by the Down City Band, King Park, Wellington Avenue, lawn seating, 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

Jamestown Outdoor Concert Beatles tribute with the Billy Shears Band, East Ferry Memorial Square, eastern-most terminus of Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri. gov.

‘Rock the Docks’ Fundraiser Lobster dinner, live music, dancing and auction to benefit the Seamen’s Church Institute, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., 6-9 p.m., $100, advance tickets required, 401-847-4280, seamensnewportorg.

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