2017-11-16 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

November 16

Read/Eat/Chat Discussion of “The Art of the Con,” by Anthony M. Amore, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, nonmembers $5, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Adult Color Group All are welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

LEGO Thursday Drop-In Children of all ages drop in for as long as they want and create with LEGO bricks, projects displayed for a week, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Third Thursday Theater Spotlight Join friends and supporters of the Newport Opera House for a construction update and special tour, Opera House Theater offices, 11 Touro St., second floor of the Hogan Building, Washington Square, 4:30-5:30 p.m., RSVP, 401- 619-4599, rsvp@operahouseri.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.

‘Locked in the Library!’ Tweens in grades five 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.

Organ Concert Award-winning organist Wesley Parrott performs, St. Mary’s Church, 12 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 “Red Hot Mamas,” by David W. Christner, Edward King House, 35 King St., Nov. 17-18, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 19, 2:30 p.m., $10, space limited, reservations 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 18

‘Christmas at the Newport Mansions’ Decorations, music and tours at several Preservation Society mansions, various dates through Jan. 1, 401-847-1000, 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 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.

Seal Tour Watch seals on Citing Rock in Newport Harbor from a Save the Bay vessel, depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Market Square, 11 a.m.-noon, through Nov. 19, $17-$22, 401-203-7325, savebay.org/seals.

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, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Owl Prowl Hike 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.

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.

Theatrical Production 7:30 p.m. See Nov. 17.

‘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.

Seal Tour 11 a.m. 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. 17.

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

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

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

Monday

November 20

Tweens-Only Maker Lab Children ages 8-12 use the vinyl cutter, 3-D printer and Scratch programming, bring a shirt to use the fabric vinyl, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., space limited, first-come, first-served, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Make It, Take It Crafts Children drop in to make a craft, best for ages 4-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Shakespeare Friends gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5 p.m., 401- 847-8720.

Tuesday

November 21

Film Screening “Twelve Angry Men” (1957), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Hand Sewing for Kids Children in grades 1-5 make a jingle bell stocking ornament, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 5-6 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Maker Lab Open Studio Drop in to work on your 3-D or other projects, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Freestyle Communal Drum Circle Percussion instruments provided, bring your own if you wish, no experience necessary, St. Paul’s Church, 12 Marlborough St., 6:30-8 p.m., 401-846-0966.

Wednesday

November 22

Grades Seven and Up Book Club Discussion of “The Scourge,” by Jennifer A. Nielsen, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday

November 23

Newport County YMCA Pie Run Entrants are asked to bring a nonperishable food item, the 5-mile road race and 3-mile noncompetitive walk start and end at the Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, 8:30 a.m., register, fees vary, 401-847-9200, newportymca.org/newsevents.php.

Seamen’s Thanksgiving Day Dinner The public is invited to a buffet of traditional Thanksgiving dishes, Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, noon-2 p.m., 401-847- 4260, seamensnewport.org.

Complimentary Thanksgiving Dinner A complimentary Thanksgiving Day dinner for anyone who wishes to break bread together and share fellowship, Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, noon-3 p.m., 401-683-4005.

Friday

November 24

Foreign Film Series “The Kid with a Bike” (PG-13), French with English subtitles, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Holiday Lantern Tour Walk and learn the history of early American holiday traditions, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 4-5 p.m., through Nov. 25, $10-$15, add $5 to your ticket to receive a keepsake lantern, reservations encouraged, 401-841- 8770, newporthistory.org.

Illuminated Boat Parade Decorated boat parade and contest, 6:15 p.m. start at Goat Island Causeway, view from various

points around Newport Harbor, including the Newport Yacht Club (open to the public), Bowen's Wharf and Bannister's Wharf, newportshipyard.com.

Saturday

November 25

Newport LEGO Club 11 a.m. See Nov. 18.

Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tour Watch seals in Newport Harbor aboard a Save the Bay vessel and tour Rose Island Lighthouse, depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Market Square, 1-3 p.m., through Nov. 26, $5-$42, 401-203-7325, savebay.org/seals.

Harry Potter Party Crafts, activities and screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Holiday Lantern Tour 4 p.m. See Nov. 24.

Mystery at the Museum 7 p.m. See Nov. 18.

Improv 8 p.m. See Nov. 17.

Sunday

November 26

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.

Newport Seal and Lighthouse Tour 1 p.m. See Nov. 25.

Library Movie “Where Soldiers Come From,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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