2017-12-21 / Calendar

CALENDAR




Thursday

December 21

Winter Stories and Crafting Children 2-6 celebrate the first day of winter with stories, treats and a craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Color Group An adult activity, 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 to build with LEGO bricks, projects displayed for a week, 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.

Teens’ Dinner and a Movie Teens enjoy “Jack Frost” (1998) and pizza, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Friday

December 22

Middletown Baby Time Play Group Children 2-and-under drop in to enjoy board books and toys, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846- 1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Beach Bounce Children 2-10 enjoy a beach bounce, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $7 general admission, 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com/beach.

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., $5-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401- 841-8770, newporthistory.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., $10-$15, add $5 to your ticket to receive a keepsake lantern, reservations encouraged, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

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

Saturday

December 23

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Holiday Hoops 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Newport County YMCA fundraiser, four age groups, free T-shirt, Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, check-in and play times vary, $10, register, 401- 847-9200, newportymca.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Hear stories of religious diversity and entrepreneurship, Brick Market Museum, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:45 a.m., $5-$15, reservations suggested, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” then view the film adaptation, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Family Fun at Audrain Auto Museum Hot chocolate bar, cookies, Santa and treats for kids, and a Christmas themed train in the gallery, Audrain Automobile Museum, 222 Bellevue Ave., 2-4 p.m., $14, $10 seniors/military, $5 for children/ students (7-18), free for children 6-and-under, 401-856-4420, audrainautomuseum.org.

Holiday Lantern Tour 4 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Holiday Evening at The Breakers Stroll through the decorated rooms, enjoy live music and refreshments, The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave., 6-8 p.m., prices

vary, online ticket purchase by Dec. 22 at 5 p.m., or call today for availability, 6-8 p.m., 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.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.

Improv 8 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Sunday

December 24

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial Age to Gilded Age, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., $10-$15, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Monday

December 25

Seamen’s Annual Christmas Day Breakfast The community is invited to enjoy this breakfast, Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, 9-11 a.m., 401-847-4260, seamensnewport.org.

Tuesday

December 26

Beach Bounce 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Houses of Worship Open House Experience different holiday traditions at nine historic houses of worship, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 401-290- 7535, 4faiths.org.

Film Screening “Holiday Inn” (1942), starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Drop-In Bingo for Kids Children 4-12 play bingo for a chance to win small prizes, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Movie Matinee Watch “Wonder Woman,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3-5:30 p.m., 401-846- 1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Teen Maker Lab Teens can use 3-D printers and scanners, Graphtec cutting plotter for T-shirt making and a machine that makes buttons, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Wednesday

December 27

Redwood Toddler Open Play Children 2-4 with a caregiver play with toys, siblings welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10-11:30 a.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

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, 10 a.m.-noon, $5-$42, register, 401-203-7325, savebay.org/seals.

Rough Point Tours Decorated staff wing, first floor tour, refreshments, stories of Doris Duke’s tropical winter holiday and what went on in the mansion while she was away, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., tours every half hour from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., $15, children 12-and-under free, 401-847- 8344, newportrestoration.org.

Beach Bounce 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Jamestown Story Times Children 2-and-under with a caregiver, 10:15 a.m., children 2-5 with a caregiver, 11:15 a.m., Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Preschool Dance Party Children 5-and-under with a caregiver

are invited to shake, shimmy and dance, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Grades 7-and-Up Book Club Discussion of “Septimus Heap: Magyk,” by Angie Sage, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4-5 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Family-Friendly Improv See a family-friendly show, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 7 p.m., $15 adults, $10 children, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Thursday

December 28

Baby Explorers Sensory play and exploration for children 2-and-under and their caregivers, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 9:30 a.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Raptor Encounter Children learn about and see up to three live raptors, best for 3-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.- noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

STEAM Club Children 7-12 explore STEAM concepts through stories, crafts, games and activities, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Friday

December 29

Seal Tour Watch seals on Citing Rock in Newport Harbor from a Save the Bay vessel, depart from Bowen’s Ferry

Landing, Market Square, 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.- noon, $17-$22, register, 401-203-7325, savebay.org/seals.

Noon Year’s Eve Party Children 6-12 celebrate the new year with crafts, games, snacks and a countdown to noon, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 11 a.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Saturday

December 30

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

STEAM Play Day Features LEGO challenges and STEAM-based educational toys, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Holiday Lantern Tour 4 p.m. See Dec. 22.

Holiday Evening at The Breakers 6 p.m. See Dec. 23.

Sunday

December 31

Seal Tours 11 a.m.-noon, and noon-1 p.m. See Dec. 29.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Dec. 24.

Film Screening “Craft in America: Service,” the story of craft and the military, documents the power of the handmade to inspire, motivate and heal, discussion follows, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

New Year’s Eve at the Firehouse Theater Enjoy improv, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, shows at 7, 9 and 11 p.m., $20, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

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