2018-03-01 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

March 1

‘Saving Snow' Documentary “Saving Snow,” a documentary on how ski towns are coping with a changing climate, will be shown at 7 p.m., Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., 401-846-0643.

Eight Bells Lecture The Naval War College presents “Fighters Over the Fleet: Naval Air Defense from Biplanes to the Cold War,” by Norman Friedman, Seamen’s Church, 18 Market Square, noon-1 p.m., program is free and open to the public, suggested $10 donation, 401-841-7276, museumeducator@usnwc.edu.

Jamestown Coloring Club An adult activity, open to all, drop in to use the library’s supplies or bring your own, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.


Sunday, March 4 Green Eggs and Ham Brunch Buffet-style fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by an Irish sing-along, $10 individuals, family prices available, newportirishhistory.org. Sunday, March 4 Green Eggs and Ham Brunch Buffet-style fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by an Irish sing-along, $10 individuals, family prices available, newportirishhistory.org. Women in Business After Hours “A New Paradigm of Leadership: Awaken Your Inner Mandela,” with Anne Pratt, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., $15 Newport Chamber members, $25 nonmembers, register, 401-847-1600, newportchamber.com.

Volvo Volunteer Summit volunteering for the Newport Stop Over you can go to the Volvo Ocean Race Newport Volunteer Summit on March 1 at the Newport Harbor Hotel and Marina at 6:30pm to hear about how you can become involved and volunteer during the 12 day stop over.

Salve’s French Film Festival “Eastern Boys,” O’Hare Academic Center, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 7 p.m., $10 public admission, free for Salve Regina community with university ID, salve.edu/ french-film-festival.

Dance Performance Salve’s Extensions Dance Company performs, open to the public, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., March 1-2, 8 p.m., March 3, 2 and 8 p.m., salve.edu/casino-theatre.

Friday

March 2

Beach Bounce An activity for children 2-10, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., Monday and Friday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., through March 11, $7 general admission, 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com.

Newport Restaurant Week More than 50 participating restaurants in Newport and Bristol counties offer three-course prix fixe lunches for $16 and three-course prix fixe dinners for $35, through March 11, discovernewport.org/ newport-restaurant-week/.

Very Funny Film Series “A Walk in the Woods” (R/language), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Mother Goose at Rosecliff Children 3-and-over enjoy a one-hour performance by Island Moving Company’s professional dancers, meet and take photos

with some of the characters, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., March 2, 4:30 p.m., March 3, 3 p.m., March 4, 1 and 3 p.m., $20-$30, reserve, 401- 847-4470, islandmovingco.org.

Lantern Parade and Festival All lanterns are welcome at the parade and festival, especially lanterns from previous parades, no candles, dress warmly, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6 p.m. parade, 6:30 p.m. festival, 401-560- 0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Youth Night at the YMCA Children in grades 4-8 drop in for sports, swimming and gymnastics, YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, 6-9 p.m., $10 members, $12 nonmembers, 401-847-9200, newportymca.org/family-programs.

Dinner Theater Swanhurst Chorus presents “Into the Woods,” Fenner Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., March 2-3 and March 9, 7 p.m., March 4, 1 p.m., March 10, 1 and 7 p.m., prices vary, early reservations strongly suggested, 401-324-9820, swanhurst.org.

Island Moving Company Event “A Collection of Attitudes,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $45 general admission, March 3 includes a cocktail reception, $80 general admission, reserve, 401- 847-4470, islandmovingco.org.

Dance Performance 8 p.m. See March 1.

Improv Comedy Laugh as you watch the Bit Players create bits from audience suggestions, pure improvisation, Firehouse Theater, “Off Broadway,” 4 Equality Park Place, 8-9:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays, always BYOB, $18, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, tickets online at firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

March 3

Preservation Society Newport County Days Residents of Newport County communities and hospitality employees with proof of ID or hospitality employment enjoy free admission to The Breakers, 44 Ochre Point Ave., The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave. and Marble House, 596 Bellevue Ave., through March 4, check schedules for individual properties, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org/events.

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-a.m.-1 p.m. See March 2.

Seal Tours Watch seals on Citing Rock in Newport Harbor from a Save the Bay vessel, depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Market Square, noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m., through March 4, $17-$22, register, 401-423-7325, savebay.org/seals.

Brenton Point Clean-Up Clean Ocean Access hosts a family and dog-friendly clean-up, materials provided for removing marine debris and litter from Brenton Point and surrounding areas, Ocean Drive, noon-2 p.m., 401- 236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Dance Performance 2 and 8 p.m. See March 1.

Mother Goose at Rosecliff 3 p.m. See March 2.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Sponsored by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians, this scholarship fundraiser includes the Ancient Order of Hibernians Pipes and Drums, dancers and raffles, BYOB, St. Augustin’s church hall, corner of Carroll and Harrison avenues, 5 p.m., children under five free, $20 tickets bought at Hibernian Hall, Wellington Avenue, from Colleen McCarthy, 401-662- 1423 or Anna Duffy at Discover Newport, 401-845-9110, newportirishhistory.org.

DeBlois Gallery Opening Reception A multi-media show on the theme “Anything Goes,” all are welcome, DeBlois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., shown through March 25, open to the public, 401-847-9977, debloisgallery.com.

Spring Bull Opening Reception View “Irish Eyes: An Artistic Celebration of Irish Heritage,” open to the public, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., shown through April 3, 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

Dinner Theater 7 p.m. See March 2.

Island Moving Company Event 7 p.m. See March 2.

Mystery at the Museum “I Do and I Die,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See March 2.

Sunday

March 4

Green Eggs and Ham Brunch Buffet-style fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s Day parade, Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., 9 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by an Irish singalong, $10 individuals, family prices available, newportirishhistory.org.

Preservation Society Newport County Days See March 3.

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-a.m.-1 p.m. See March 2.

Dinner Theater 1 p.m. See March 2.

Portsmouth Arts Guild Opening Reception Opening reception for the emerging artists show, public welcome, Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-293- 5278, portsmoutharts.org.

Seal Tours Noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. See March 3.

Mother Goose at Rosecliff 1 and 3 p.m. See March 2.

Musical Pairs with Virginia Eskin Piano concert by Virginia Eskin, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., $5-$10, register, 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Community Piano Concert International pianists Clemens Teufel and Angela Kim perform Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, Shubert and Stravinsky, St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., 2 p.m., donations welcome, 401- 423-1762, saintmatthewsjamestown. weebly.com.

Salve’s French Film Festival Coffee and pastry reception, 2 p.m., “L’Avenir/Things to Come,” 3 p.m., O’Hare Academic Center, 100 Ochre Point Ave., $15 general public, free for Salve Regina community with university ID, salve.edu/french-film-festival.

Dancing at the Forty Steps Official opening event of Newport Irish Heritage Month, live music, singing and dancing, Forty Steps, Cliff Walk, at the east end of Narragansett Avenue off Bellevue Avenue, 3 p.m. weather permitting, newportirishhistory.org.

Newport String Project Performance “Americana: String Quartets by Barber, Montgomery and Snowden,” features Newport String Project along with special guest Elizabeth Stefan, viola, St. John’s Church, 61 Poplar St., 3-4 p.m., suggested donations begin at $10, newportstringproject.org.

Choristers Concert “Music for a Sunday Afternoon,” performed by the Newport Navy Choristers, St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 4 p.m., $8 adults, $5 seniors and children, $20 families, newportnavychoristers.org.

Monday

March 5

Beach Bounce 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See March 2.

Make It, Take It Crafts Drop in to make a craft, while supplies last, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3:30- 5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Book Club Discuss “Craft: An Inquiry into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts,” by Alexander Langlands, all are welcome, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 5-6 p.m., registration suggested, 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

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

Tuesday

March 6

Newport Chamber Event “Chamber 101,” Newport County Chamber of Commerce, 35 Valley Road, Middletown, 8:30-9:30 a.m., free to members and nonmembers, register, 401-847-1600, newportchamber.com.

Lecture “A Groundwater Approach to Racial Equity” is an interactive program to establish a foundational understanding of how racebased structural inequities impact health outcomes, Salve Regina, O’Hare Academic Building, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 1-4 p.m., register, Eventbrite.com.

Tuesday Matinee Watch “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” (2017/R), starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North St., 1:30-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

3-D Printing Workshop Learn more about 3-D design and fabrication while making your own Irish design, best for ages 10-andover, younger children welcome when accompanied by a parent or guardian, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3:30- 5:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Teens’ Open Gaming Teens choose from a variety of video and board games, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare Read works by Shakespeare, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Senior Tech Club A staff member leads a discussion on a technology topic of interest and answers questions, seniors share tips with their peers, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., March 6, 6-7 p.m., March 7, 10-11 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Clean Ocean Access Public Meeting Learn about the latest results from Clean Ocean Access’s environmental programs and ways you can make a difference, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., 401- 236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Salve’s French Film Festival “Louise en Hiver/Louise by the Shore,” Salve Regina O’Hare Academic Center, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 7 p.m., $10 public admission, free for Salve community with university ID, salve.edu/ french-film-festival.

Wednesday

March 7

Wednesday Morning Book Group Discuss “Rebecca,” by Daphne du Maurier, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10-11 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Photoshop Elements Program Introduction to Photoshop Elements, part one, designed for people with good computer and mouse skills, prior Photoshop Elements experience not required, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Senior Tech Club 10-11 a.m. See March 6.

Portsmouth Founders’ Day Program See the original town founding document, the Compact of 1638, hear remarks by historian Jim Garman, Portsmouth Town Hall, 2200 East Main Road, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., portsmouthhistorical.org.

Grades 1-2 Book Club Discussion of “Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea,” by Ben Clanton, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, register, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Trump and U.S. Foreign Policy Lecture, “Is There a Trump Doctrine in U.S. Foreign Policy?” Salve Regina’s O’Hare Academic Building, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 7-9 p.m., register, Eventbrite.com.

Thursday

March 8

Jamestown Coloring Club 1-3 p.m. See March 1.

‘God’s Little Acre’ A talk on historic New England burial sites of African-Americans, including Newport’s ‘God’s Little

Acre,’ Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., RSVP, 401-841-8770, NewportHistory.org.

Salve’s French Film Festival “Voir du Pays/The Stopover,” Salve Regina O’Hare Academic Building, 100 Ochre Point Ave., 7 p.m., $10 public admission, free for Salve community with university ID, salve.edu/french-film-festival.

Friday

March 9

Beach Bounce 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See March 2.

JAC Opening Reception “Con/textile/ized” presents artists working with textiles and surface design in unique ways, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley Road, 6-8 p.m., shown through April 28, 401- 560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Youth Night at the YMCA 6-9 p.m. See March 2.

Dinner Theater 7 p.m. See March 2.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See March 2.

Saturday

March 10

Trolley Tour of Irish Newport Two-hour narrated tours include stops at sites such as the Forty Steps, Ochre Court, the Barney Street Cemetery and the Museum of Newport Irish History, meet at the Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., 9:30 a.m. coffee and Danish provided, 10 a.m. tour, second tour at 1:30 p.m., donations accepted,

reservations required, contact Mike Slein, farmags@cox.net or 401-855-5097, newportirishhistoryt.org.

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See March 2.

Second Saturdays at the Museum Rhythmic sounds and patterns through music and movement, guided gallery tour, instrument-making, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m., members and 18-and-under free, other participants free with paid museum admission, $10-$15, register, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access for a family friendly beach clean-up, Island Park Beach, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Teens’ Movie and Pizza Teens watch “Wonder Woman” and enjoy pizza, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Dinner Theater 1 and 7 p.m. See March 2.

STEAM Lab Children engineer a leprechaun trap by luring him to a pot of gold, best for ages 4-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Knights of Columbus Irish Night Corned beef and cabbage dinner,

live music, Irish step dancers, cash bar, Knights of Columbus, 7 Valley Road, Middletown, doors open at 6 p.m., dinner at 7:30 p.m., Admission $17, contact Brian Geer, 401-743-3789, or Michael O’Sullivan, 401-641-3263, newportirishhistory.org.

Newport-Kinsale, Ireland Chefs Exchange Kickoff Several chefs from Kinsale, Ireland, join with local chefs to put on a food-tasting event, Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., 6-9 p.m., $30, tickets at Hibernian Hall and participating restaurants, newportkinsalechefexchange.com.

Mystery at the Museum 7 p.m. See March 3.

Studio 54 Night This fundraiser for NewportFilm includes cocktails, small bites, flip book photo booth, raffle, DJ, disco dancing, 1970s-inspired attire encouraged, Christie’s, 14 Perry

Mill Wharf, 7:30-11 p.m., $75 in advance, $95 at the door, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Common Fence Music Enjoy traditional music from New England to Ireland, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $20 in advance, $22 at the door, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See March 2.

Sunday

March 11

Beach Bounce 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See March 2.

French Lecture "The Sun Never Sets in France" is presented in French, Q&A in English, all are welcome, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4:30, reserve, afnewportri@gmail.com.

Grand Marshall Testimonial Roast Colleen M. Hastings, Grand Marshal of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, is honored with a roast, enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, St. Augustin’s Church hall, 1:30 p.m., $25, tickets at 401-846-5081, or purchase at Hibernian Hall, 2 Wellington Ave., newportirish.com/ events.html.

Middletown Historical Society Lecture “Post-Revolutionary War America,” with Rebecca Schiff, Paradise School, corner of Prospect and Paradise avenues, 2 p.m., middletownhistory.org.

St. Patrick’s Day Tea Features the Ancient Order of Hibernian Men Singers, Edward King House, 35 King St., 2:30-4 p.m., $10, reserve, 401-846-7426, x2, edwardkinghouse.org.

Music Appreciation Program “Mannerism and the Beginning of the Baroque Era,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Irish Music The Exiles perform Irish music, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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