2018-04-12 / Calendar

CALENDAR




Thursday

April 12

Seal Tours Watch seals on Citing Rock in Newport Harbor from a Save the Bay vessel, depart from Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Market Square, April 12-19, daily, April 12 11 a.m. and noon, $17-$22, register, 401-423- 7325, savebay.org/seals.

Pre-K Story and Stroll Parents and preschoolers enjoy nature stories and a nature walk, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 1-1:45 p.m., rain or shine, animal presentation instead of walk in inclement weather, $5 one child and one parent, $2 additional child per parent, recommended for ages 1-5, sign up, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

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

Art After Dark Gallery talk, artist presentations, reserve, gallery games and more, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., galleries open at 5 p.m., free for members, $10 suggested donation for nonmembers, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Art Exhibit Opening Features drawings, ceramics and sculptures, Newport Contemporary Fine Arts, 219 Goddard Row, Brick Marketplace, 5-8 p.m., 401-619-2701, newportcontemporaryart.com.

Preservation Society Lecture “Oscar Wilde: The Unrepentant Years,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $10 members, $15 nonmembers, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847-1000 x178, newportmansions.org.

Book Launch Party Celebrate “Litany for the Long Moment,” by Mary-Kim Arnold, special guest readings, light refreshments, book signing, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-8 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Mansions on Aquidneck Island Harle Tinney shares her photos and stories of mansions on Aquidneck Island and life among the wealthy, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Active Shooter Awareness Talk A Homeland Protective Security advisor provides a brief history of active shooting in America and how to prevent and prepare for potential incidents, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-7:45 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

String Quartets at Colony House Newport String Project performance featuring chamber works by Franz Joseph Haydn Colony House, Washington Square, 7-8 p.m., suggested donations start at $10, newportstringproject.org.

‘Cabaret’ Salve Regina students perform “Cabaret,” Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., April 12-13, 8 p.m., April 14, 2 and 8 p.m., April 15, 2 p.m., $8-$15, salve.edu/casino-theatre.

Friday

April 13

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ Portsmouth Community Theater presents “Love, Loss and What I Wore” by Nora Ephron, based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman, April 13-15 and April 20-22, Aquidneck Island Christian Academy, 321 East Main Road, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, admission $10. 401-489-1164.

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, newporthistorytours.org.

Summer Lights Workshop Make a trio of outdoor hanging candle holders, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Seal Tours 11 a.m. and noon. See April 12.

Marx Brothers Marathon “Animal Crackers” screens, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Rhode Island Memories’ Bring in photos for possible inclusion in the Providence Journal’s forthcoming publication, “Rhode Island Memories: The Early Years,” which concentrates on the photographic era up to 1939, photos are scanned, submission guidelines are strict and online, learn best practices for photo preservation, Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St., 3-6 p.m., 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Bingo Sponsored by the Brain Injury Association of Rhode Island, Fenner Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., doors open 5:30 p.m., game starts 6:30 p.m. 401-228-3319, biari.org.

Film Screening Watch “Liyana” (2017), an award-winner at the Providence Children’s Film Festival, in English and SiSwati with English subtitles, themes include child and alcohol abuse and HIV/AIDS, for ages 10-and-over, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $5-$10 tickets, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.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/events.

‘MHS Band Aide’ Fundraiser to support the Middletown High School band offers a pasta dinner, music follows, Knights of Columbus Hall, 7 Valley Road, Middletown, dinner from

6:30-8:30 p.m., Tickets $5-$10, call Tom Murphy, 401-835-1135 or Evan McHenry, 401-829-5709.

‘Cabaret’ 8 p.m. See April 12.

Improv Comedy 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

April 14

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ 2 p.m. See April 13.

Newport Rhode Races The races start at Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 7:30 a.m. marathon, 8 a.m. half marathon, 5k, 8:15 a.m., follow link on newportdaffydays.com to race web site information.

‘Hoods Up’ Weekend View cars with their hoods up, Newport Car Museum, 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through April 15, $8-$18, 401-848-2277, newportcarmuseum.org.

Rugby Tournament Beast of the East collegiate rugby tournament includes a number of local teams, Gardner Seveney Sports Complex, Portsmouth, through April 15, beastoftheeast.net.

Historic Cemetery Day Clean-Up Coggeshall Burying Ground, next to Breakers stable, Coggeshall Avenue near Victoria, 10 a.m., bring gloves, npthistoriccemeteries@gmail.com.

Arnold Cemetery Clean-Up Help clean up Arnold Cemetery, Jamestown’s oldest burial ground, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., call 401-640-1800 to volunteer, jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Preservation Society Book Club Dr. Nicholas Frankel of Virginia Commonwealth University leads a discussion, “The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray,” Isaac Bell House, 70 Perry St., 10:30 a.m.- noon, $10 Preservation Society members, $15 nonmembers, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847-1000, x178, newportmansions.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Hear stories about religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:45 a.m., $5-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Second Saturday at the Museum View Providence Children’s Film Festival shorts in English, with English subtitles, or no dialogue, films for all ages, workshops, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., starts at 10:30 a.m., see online for pricing and reservations, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Daffodil Days Festival The festival includes more than 20 events, family fun and store deals, through April 22, newportdaffydays.com.

Seal Tours 11 a.m. and noon. See April 12.

Artist Signing Middletown artist, Peter Yalanis, signing T-shirts of his own design which celebrates Newport, combining music, the ocean, and fish, Bailey T’s, Long Wharf Mall, 1-3 p.m., 401-848-4500.

Artist Reception for Kelsy Patnaude, local artist and MFA student, works center around strong women, water and the sea, Fluke Newport, Bannisters Wharf, 2-4 p.m., 401- 849-7778, flukenewport.com.

Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access for a clean-up along the Cliff Walk at Marine Avenue Beach, hot coffee provided, volunteers of all ages can meet and park on Wetmore Avenue, noon-2 p.m., 401-236- 2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Daffodil Days Festival Opening Ceremonies Musket-firing, family fun, games, live music, crowning of the Daffodil Queen, tips on spring planting, Bowen’s and Bannisters wharf, 1-2 p.m., newportdaffydays.com.

‘Cabaret’ 2 and 8 p.m. See April 12.

Learn Basic Spanish All levels and ages welcome, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 3-3:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Newport Music Festival Flutist Göran Marcusson and pianist Tim Carey perform, wine reception, Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., 7 p.m., $40 tickets, reserve, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Common Fence Music Performance by Woody Pines, 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 April 13.

Sunday

April 15

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

‘Hoods Up’ Weekend 10 a.m. See April 14.

Rugby Tournament See April 14.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ 2 p.m. See April 13.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour From Newport’s colonial Golden Age to Gilded Age summer colony, discover the transformation of the city and its people, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:45 a.m., reservations strongly suggested, $5-$15, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Seal Tours 11 a.m. and noon. See April 12.

‘Tour de Jonquilles’ Bike Ride Decorate your bike, don a yellow jersey, and join other riders for an easy three-mile ride to view daffodils throughout Newport, begins

at Touro Park and ends at Ballard Park, 2-3:30 p.m., newportdaffydays.com.

Daffodil Delights Private Garden Tour See thousands of daffodils in bloom, Hillside, 300 Gibbs Ave., 2-4 p.m., $5 suggested donation, newportdaffydays.com.

‘Cabaret’ 2 p.m. See April 12.

Providence Children’s Film Fest Movie Watch “Magic Carpet Ride” (2016- 2017), for all ages, Jamestown Arts Center, 26 North Road, 2 p.m., $6- $8, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Slackwater String Band Performs This folk trio performs an eclectic acoustic mix of originals, old-time and Celtic tunes, country blues, and its own take on Jamaican music called AmeriMento, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Piano Concert World-traveled German pianist Clemens Teufel performs, St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., 4 p.m., $20, 401-847-5571, stcolumbaschapel.org.

Monday

April 16

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

Road to Independence Walking Tour Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:45 a.m., $5-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Seal Tours 11 a.m. and noon. See April 12.

Family Movie Children 6-12 and their families watch “Coco” (PG-13), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Make It, Take It Crafts Young children make a craft while supplies last, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3:30- 5 p.m., 401-846-1597, middletownpubliclibraryri.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.

Poet Performance A reading and musical performance by local poet Teresa Murray, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday

April 17

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

Meet the Chicks Educators from Casey Farm bring a hen and chicks to discover and hold, open to all ages but children must be able to sit calmly and attentively for the hour, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Animal Experiences Meet and learn about a variety of animals at this hands-on, educational show, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:45 a.m., 401-846-1597, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Seal Tours Noon and 1 p.m. See April 12.

Drop-In Kite Craft Children 4-12 drop in to make a kite craft, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-4 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teens Paint Teens get tips on how to paint like a pro, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30- 4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Project Chick Children 3-13 enjoy a 40-minute presentation about chickens, a 15-minute talk on eggs, and a five-minute period to touch a chicken and hold chicks, space limited, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Library Matinee “The Greatest Showman” (2017/ PG-13), starring Hugh Jackman, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Shakespeare A lively reading of selected works from Shakespeare, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Third Tuesday Book Club Discuss “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats,” by Jan-Philipp Sendker, newcomers welcome, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

April 18

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

Drop-In Craft Children 3-and-over drop in between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. to create a recycled art project in honor of Earth Day, while supplies last, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Tween Painting Party Children 8-12 learn how to paint a masterpiece with a spring theme, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Seal Tours 1 and 2 p.m. See April 12.

Festival Ballet Highlights from their show, “The Little Mermaid,” dance demonstrations and a craft, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-3 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Computer Workshop Email for beginners, must have an email account prior to the class and bring user ID and password, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teens’ Pizza and Movie Teens watch “Maze Runner” and enjoy pizza, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Kids’ Art Program Children 6-12 learn art techniques and create a painting on canvas, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Grades 5 and 6 Book Club Discussion of “Flying Lessons and Other Stories,” by Ellen Oh, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Cliff Walk Public Presentation Cliff Walk Commission meeting, 5:15 p.m., presentations about the economic impact of the Cliff Walk and more, 6-8 p.m., DiStefano Auditorium in Antone Center, 56 Lawrence Ave.

NewportFilm Screening “RBG,” documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 6:30 p.m. film followed by Q&A with co-director Betsy West via Skype, $15, newportfilm.com.

Life of the Mind Salon Tom Nichols discusses his book, “The Death of Expertise,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 reception, 6 p.m. salon, members free, nonmembers $10, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.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.

Photographers’ Guild Meeting Bring recent work to informally share with those attending, Mike Dooley to give a talk “Tips and Techniques for Lightroom Users,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7 p.m. meeting and presentations, all are welcome, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

WWI Film Series “All Quiet on the Western Front” (1930), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-9 p.m.,

401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday

April 19

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

Caldecotts and Crafts Children 3-7 enjoy read-alouds and participate in creative activities based on these award-winning books, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Bring a lunch and discuss “The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art,” by Sebastian Smee, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, nonmembers $5, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Jamestown Coloring Club 1 p.m. See April 12.

Seal Tours 1 and 2 p.m. See April 12.

Tween Black Out Poetry Art Children in grades 4-6 color or decorate everything on the recycled book pages except for words they want to use in their poems, supplies provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Tween and Young Adult Movie “Thor: Ragnarok” (PG-13), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

STEAM Club Children 6-12 explore STEAM concepts through stories, crafts, games and activities, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Melted Crayon Art Teens create a unique work of art by melting whole crayons onto a canvas, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Poetry Reading Hosted by David Dragone and the editors of “Crossroads,” a Rhode Island-based poetry journal, live music and refreshments, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Senior Seminar Learn options and considerations for aging in your home and community, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-7:30 p.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Celebrate Poetry Month An evening with authors Peter Covino and Charles Kell, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday Book Group Discuss “A Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles, newcomers and drop-ins welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Salve Performing Arts Event Student choreography showcase, public welcome, Megley Theatre, April 19-20, 8 p.m., April 21, 2 p.m., $10 general admission, salve.edu/ events.

Friday

April 20

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ 7 p.m. See April 13.

Newport Artboretum Week Explore Newport’s urban forest and enjoy arboreal events citywide, through April 29, newportarboretumweek.org.

Life-Sized Games Children 4-12 play large versions of Checkers and Scrabble, Connect 4, Jenga and cards, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See April 13.

Animal World Experiences Children learn about some animals including chincillas and an alligator then get to hold them, space limited, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-3 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Seal Tours 2 and 3 p.m. See April 12.

Illuminated Trolley Tour At 7 p.m., enjoy a free reception with light refreshments, cash bar, and a display of local wood art, at 8 and 9 p.m., $15 trolley tours of Newport’s illuminated tree canopy, Elks Lodge, 141 Pelham St., reserve, newportarboretumweek.org.

‘Painting in Paradise’ Help artist David Barnes paint a masterpiece, wine, beer and dessert served, for ages 21-and-over, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 7 p.m., $20-$25, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Duet Among the Daffodils The Miller-Porfiris Duo features violin and viola, daffodil-decorated tables, refreshments, St. John’s guild hall, 61 Poplar St., 7:30- 10:30 p.m., $15-$20, $5 discount with Daffodil Days pin, tickets in advance or at the door, saintjohnsnewport.org/music.

Salve Performing Arts Event 8 p.m. See April 19.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See April 13.

Saturday

April 21

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ 7 p.m. See April 13.

Ballard Park Clean-Up Volunteer to clean-up Newport’s only nature preserve, great for students who need community service, Ballard Park, 21 Hazard Road, 9-11 a.m., rain date April 22, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Newport Arboretum Week See April 20.

Celebrating Trees Children 4-12 and their families take a special tree walk at Aquidneck Park led by Scott Wheeler, Newport’s tree warden, followed by a tree story time and craft inside, Newport Public Library, 10:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See April 14.

Redwood Library Book Club A discussion of Anne Tyler’s “Vinegar Girl,” all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Earth Day Clean-Up Help clean up Rose Island and the lighthouse, 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., sign-up, 401-847-4242, roseisland.org.

Guided Hike Trails are steep in areas, wear sturdy shoes, end in the quarry meadow where 18,000 daffodils have been planted, Ballard Park,

21 Hazard Road entrance, $5 suggested donation, mention “daffy days” for free entry, 11 a.m.-noon, rain date April 22, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Newport History Tour “Victorian Newport: The Kay-Catherine Historic District,” 11 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., $15-$20, advanced purchase, departure point given at time of ticket purchase, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Sidewalk Parade and Tree Path Project Opening Celebration Parade starts at the Florence Gray Center, 11 a.m.-noon, 1 York St., features musicians, flags, banners and costumes, and winds through North End neighborhoods, followed by a celebration and picnic, noon-1 p.m. at Miantonomi Park, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Annual Authors’ Luncheon Three Rhode Island female authors describe their paths to getting published, public welcomed, Atlantic Resort Newport, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 11:30 a.m., $35, reserve, 401-683-2597.

Guitar Concert Classical guitarist Mychal Gendron performs, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Salve Performing Arts Event 2 p.m. See April 19.

STEM Lab Gummy Worms Children enjoy a fun activity while applying problem-solving skills, best for ages 4-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Tinker Club Children 5-12 drop in for free play and building with a variety of materials including Lincoln Logs, Bristle Builders, Crystal Climbers, KEVA Planks and PlayMags, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Seal Tours 4 and 5 p.m. See April 12.

Mystery at the Museum “Double Jeopardy,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

‘Her Stories’ A cast of all female-identifying performers present multiple genres of art, such as music, theater, dance, poetry and visual arts, Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., 7:30-8:30 p.m., $10 show only, $15 includes reception (ages 21-and-over), reservations suggested, 401-855- 4691, tracyjonsson@newportarthouse.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See April 13.

Sunday

April 22

Daffodil Days Festival See April 14.

‘Love, Loss and What I Wore’ 2 p.m. See April 13.

Newport Arboretum Week See April 20.

Guided Bird Walk Birders of all levels bring binoculars and join experts to prowl the best bird-watching sites, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach

Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401- 846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Dragon Dash 5K run to benefit pediatrics at Joslin Diabetes Center, St. George’s School, 372 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 10 a.m., $20, reserve, stgeorges.edu/dragondash.

Middletown Valley Clean-Up Middletown has recently installed walking paths and planted trees in Middletown Valley, Karen Day of the Middletown Tree Commission talks about improvements, park off O’Neill Boulevard, behind Shaw’s Supermarket, 10-11:30 a.m., Aquidneck Land Trust, 401- 849-2799.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See April 15.

Clean-Up at Pheasant Drive Beach Join Clean Ocean Access and the Girl Scouts of Newport County to clean up Pheasant Drive Beach, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., 401-236- 2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Early American Furniture Discussion Presented by Jeffrey Greene, a furniture maker specializing in 18th-century American designs, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2-3:30 p.m., $10-$15, reserve, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Music Appreciation Dr. Edward Markward, music director of the Rhode Island Civic Chorale and Orchestra, discusses the recently commissioned piece, “Until Forever Ends” by Geoffrey Gibbs, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., register, 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Film Screening “Dough” (Great Britain/2015), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Seal Tours 4 and 5 p.m. See April 12.

Greenlove Foundation Fundraiser Music by John Erikson, drinks and bites, proceeds to install water bottle filling stations in the community to reduce one-use plastic bottle consumption, O’Brien’s Pub, 501 Thames St., 4:30-7:30 p.m., $50 tickets, greenlovefoundation.org/obriens-event.

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