2017-11-09 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

November 9

Newport Restaurant Week Various Newport and Bristol County restaurants offer $16 for a three-course lunch and $35 for a three-course dinner, through Nov. 12, facebook.com/NewportRestaurantWeek.

Jamestown Adult Coloring Group Adults are invited to drop in to color, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

LEGO Thursday Drop-In Drop in and create with LEGO bricks, children 7-and-under must be accompanied by an adult, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Construction Club Children ages 5-8 enjoy free play and building with materials such as Lincoln Logs and Bristle Builders, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Providence Art and Design Film Festival Screening “Loving Vincent” followed by a discussion and Q & A, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m., space limited, $10, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Aquidneck Island’s Wild Turkeys Short walk and presentation on Aquidneck Island’s thriving wild turkey population, for ages 6-and-over, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6:30-7:30 p.m., $8-$10, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Coyote Presentation Learn about coyotes in Jamestown, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Friday

November 10

Foreign Film Series “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30- 4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 9.

‘Wonder’ Book Celebration Children ages 6-12 celebrate the book “Wonder,” by R.J. Palacio, children need not have read the book, activities included, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Opening Reception Portsmouth Arts Guild Holiday Show reception, 2679 East Main Road, 6-8 p.m., shown through Dec. 17, 401-293-5278, portsmoutharts.org.

Providence Art and Design Film Festival Screenings “The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography,” 5:30 p.m., “The Challenge,” 7:30 p.m., Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., space limited, $10 per film, purchase online or at the door, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Live Auction First preview, 10 a.m.-noon, preview and silent auction, 6 p.m., live auction, 7 p.m., St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, 401-847-5571, stcolumbascchapel.org.

Theatrical Production “Red Hot Mamas,” by David W. Christner, Edward King House, 35 King St., Nov. 10-11 and Nov. 17- 18, 7:30 p.m.; Nov. 12 and 19, 2:30 p.m., $10, space limited, reservations highly recommended, 401- 846-7426, edwardkinghouse.org.

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

Saturday

November 11

Second Saturday at the Museum “The Visual Delights of Abstract Painting,” family program, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m., free for members and children under 5, others free with price of admission, register, 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 9.

Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access to clean up Weaver Cove, bring a reusable mug for hot coffee, Burma Road, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., cleanoceanaccess.org.

Mystery at the Museum “St. Nick’s Sinister Secret,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Film Screening “The Cardboard Bernini,” Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 7 p.m., $10, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Theatrical Production 7:30 p.m. See Nov. 10.

‘Voices in Harmony’ Concert Student vocalists from Salve and Bryant universities perform, reception follows, Salve Regina University, Ochre Court, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 8 p.m., 401-341-2295, salve.edu/casino-theatre.

Improv 8 p.m. See Nov. 10.

Sunday

November 12

Guided Bird Walk Bring binoculars and join experts as they prowl the best bird-watching spots, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

BAFL Art Market Artisan market, live music and art demos, Parlor Bar and Kitchen, 200 Broadway, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., newportarthouse.org.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 9.

Opening Reception “The View from Plato’s Man Cave,” opening reception for David Barnes and Jeremy Miranda, Atelier Newport, 200 Bellevue Ave., 2-4 p.m., 401-619-0700.

Community Barn Dance An event for all ages, no dancing experience necessary, St. John’s Church, 61 Poplar St., 2-4 p.m., newportstringproject.org.

Theatrical Production 2:30 p.m. See Nov. 10.

Music of the Renaissance Lecture A lecture on music of the Renaissance accompanied by selected pieces from that time period, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., free, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Four Bridges’ Concert Enjoy a concert by Four Bridges, an acoustic quartet specializing in bluegrass, St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, 4 p.m., $20 cash or check, at the door or at the office, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.- Fri., 401-847-5571, stcolumbaschapel.org.

Veterans Day Jam Session The public is invited to a Veterans Day jam session featuring the R&B group Chops Turner and Friends, light buffet included, Pyramid Club. 32-34 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., 4-8 p.m., $10, information or tickets, call 401-847-4308.

Monday

November 13

Make It, Take It Crafts Drop in to make a craft, best for ages 4-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Teen Technology Teens learn how to make a 3-D model of their head and print it out on hard plastic game pieces, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4:30-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Sewing Program Teens in grades 6-12 learn embroidery and hand-sewing, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Newport Irish History Lecture “Providence’s Little Ulster,” International Tennis Hall of Fame’s special events room, 194 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., reception follows, $5-$20 donation, reserve, tpm1@earthlink.net or 401-841-5493, newportirishhistory.org.

Tuesday

November 14

Tuesday Afternoon Book Club Discuss Han Kang’s award-winning novel, “The Vegetarian,” newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1-2 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Movie Matinee “American Pastoral,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

On-the-Go Craft Children ages 4-12 drop in to work on a craft, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:30-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Arts Around the Fire Newport artists and patrons hear about new ideas and projects in the cultural community, today’s topic is Newport Art Museum’s expanded live arts programming, Salvation Café, 140 Broadway, 6-8 p.m., newportarts.org.

Wednesday

November 15

Pre-K Story and Stroll Parents and preschoolers enjoy a nature walk and nature stories, in the event of rain, an animal presentation will replace the walk, recommended for ages 1-5, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 10-10:45 a.m., $5 for one parent and one child, $2 per additional child per parent, register, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsancturary.org.

Tile Photo Coasters Create four tile coasters using PhotoShop Elements and Mod Podge, participants are welcome to bring digital copies of their own images to create coasters, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Grades 5-6 Book Club Discussion of “Anne of Green Gables,” by L.M. Montgomery, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., register, 401-423-7250, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Grades 3-4 Book Club Discussion of “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulaine,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4-5 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Film Screening “Is Anybody Listening?” includes interviews with war veterans, archival footage and visual art, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, Nov. 15, 6 p.m.; Nov. 19. 3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Fiber Therapy Knit and crochet group, all are welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Thursday

November 16

Read/Eat/Chat Discussion of “The Art of the Con,” by Anthony M. Amore, Newport Art Museum, noon, members free, nonmembers $5, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Pendant Party Make a fused glass pendant, all ages welcome, children ages 12-and-under must be accompanied by an adult, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 4:30-6 p.m., register, 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Feeding Frenzy at the Aquarium Learn about and feed some critters from Narragansett Bay, Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., $8-$10, register, 401-324- 6020, savebay.org/aquarium.

‘Locked in the Library!’ Tweens in grade 5 and over are locked in the meeting hall and must uncover clues and hidden objects to escape, pizza beforehand, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7:30 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday Book Group Discuss “The Orchardist,” by Amanda Coplin, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Friday

November 17

‘Pippin’ The Jamestown Community Theatre presents “Pippin,” Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., Nov. 17, 7 p.m., Nov. 18, 2 and 7 p.m., Nov. 19, 2 p.m., $7-$12 in advance, $10-$15 at the door, 401-862-3922, jamestowncommunitytheatre.com.

Bingo Night Hosted by the Knights of Columbus, 7 Valley Road, Middletown, 6-9 p.m., visit them on facebook.com.

Organ Concert Award-winning organist Wesley Parrott performs, St. Mary’s Church, 11 William St., 7 p.m., admission by donation, 401-847-0475.

PHS Theater “Harvey,” by Mary Chase, Portsmouth High School, 120 Education Lane, 7 p.m., through Nov. 18, $5- $10, 401-683-2124, portsmouthschoolsri.org.

Theatrical Production 7:30 p.m. See Nov. 10.

Saturday

November 18

‘Christmas at the Newport Mansions’ Decorations, music and tours at several Preservation Society mansions, various dates through Jan. 1, 401-846-1000, newportmansions.org/events.

Newport County Days Residents of Newport County with proof of residency enjoy free admission to The Breakers, The Elms and Marble House, check operating schedule and tour times, through Nov. 19, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Redwood Book Club Discussion of “500 Years of Living,” an anthology of essays from Jack Galvin’s Circle of Scholars, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

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

Mushroom Hike Join expert mushroom hunters on a hike to learn about and forage for mushrooms, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 11 a.m.-noon, rain date Nov. 19, $5 suggested donation, register, 401-619-3377 or education@ballardpark.org.

Newport History Tour “Bricks, Sticks and the Vernon House,” Newport History Museum, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $5-$20, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Meet the Author Heidi Chiavaroli discusses her book, “Freedom’s Ring,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Pippin’ 2 and 7 p.m. See Nov. 17.

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

Teen Program Teens make frosted Animal Cracker pillows, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-4:30 p.m., register, 401- 846-1573, newportlibraryri.org.

Owl Prowl the trails at dusk as owls begin to set up their nesting territory, then go indoors to meet Norman Bird Sanctuary’s captive owl, recommended for ages 8 and over, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 4:30-6 p.m., rain date Nov. 25, $10-$12, register, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

PHS Theater 7 p.m. See Nov. 17.

Newport Murder Mystery 7 p.m. See Nov. 11.

Theatrical Production 7:30 p.m. See Nov. 10.

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’ Enjoy Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” Jamestown Arts

Center, 18 Valley St., 7:30 p.m., $10-$15, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Common Fence Music Rahim Alhaj performs, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $25 in advance, $28 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Sunday

November 19

Newport County Days See Nov. 18.

Genealogy Program Learn about personal DNA testing as a tool for exploring your genealogy, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 1-2 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Newport Nutcracker’ Rehearsal Watch the Island Moving Company rehearse, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 2-3 p.m., $10 Arts and Cultural Alliance members, $15 nonmembers, reservations required, newportarts.org/events.

‘Pippin’ 2 p.m. See Nov. 17.

Theatrical Production 2:30 p.m. See Nov. 10.

Recital Salve students perform, reception follows, Salve’s Angelus Hall, 3 p.m., call for location and parking directions, 401-341-2295.

‘Twelfth Night’ Enjoy “Twelfth Night,” by Shakespeare, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 5 p.m., $10-$15, 401-560- 0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

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