2018-05-31 / Calendar

CALENDAR




Thursday

May 31

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.

STEAM Club Children 6-12 explore STEAM concepts through stories, crafts, games and activities, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen DYI Program Teens make bath bombs, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportpubliclibraryri.org.

Newport Playhouse Event “Remember Me?” Newport Playhouse, 102 Connell Hwy., through July 1, dates/times/prices vary, 401-848-7529, newportplayhouse.com.

Art Talk Thoughts from the Bubble, Art in (Perpetually) Troubled Times,” with Tony Estrella, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley Road, 6 p.m., $5- $10, tickets online or at the door, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Web Tools and Your Business Learn about the latest and greatest web tools to set your business up for success, Parlor Bar and Kitchen, 200 Broadway, 6 p.m. networking, 7 p.m. talk, reserve, newportinteractivemarketers.com/events.

Friday

June 1

JPL Book Sale Unusual, rare and collectible books for sale, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., June 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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.

Authors’ Talk Best-selling author Ann Hood and

novelist Taylor Polites give a talk followed by a Q&A session and a reception, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-8 p.m., register, 401-847-0292 or Redwoodlibrary.org., for questions, call Kathleen Layton at Salve Regina at 401-341- 2212.

NPEF Evening for Education Numerous awards will be presented at the Newport Public Education Foundation’s annual fundraiser, Edward King House, 6-8:30 p.m., tickets are $80 a couple, $45 per individual, 401-847- 2100 x219, npef-ri.org.

Polo Cocktail Kick-Off Bash Join players, sponsors and friends to welcome the Polish team, cash bar, Clarke Cook House Midway Bar, 26 Bannister’s Wharf, 7 p.m., RSVP, nptpolo.com.

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, BYOB, $18, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, tickets online at firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

June 2

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Newport Vineyards’ grounds, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturdays through Oct. 27, 401-256-6627, aquidneckcommunitytable.org.

King Park Day Activities, dog parade, face painting, yoga class, live music and more, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., rain or shine, for information or to volunteer, info@newportwaterfront.org.

Garden Tours Learn about estate gardening traditions, The Breakers greenhouses and cutting garden, Bateman Avenue, behind The Breakers stable, 10-11 a.m., $15-$20, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

IYRS Graduation Open to the public, graduation and launch day, featured speaker Gary Jobson, world-class sailor, author, motivational speaker and TV commentator, International Yacht Restoration School, 449 Thames St., 10 a.m., 401-848-5777, iyrs.edu.

Summer Reading Kick-Off Registration for summer reading program opens, those signing up between 10 a.m.-noon have a chance to decorate a guitar to take home or display in the Children’s Department, sign up any time today and enter the first weekly reading raffle, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Family Seed-Sowing Workshop Help plant the garden, get some gardening tips and a seedling to take home, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-noon, Preservation Society members free, nonmembers $10, register, 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org.

JPL Book Sale 10 a.m. See June 1.

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.

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

Beavertail Lighthouse Opens Tour the site of the third oldest lighthouse in the country, Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, noon-3, 401-423-3270, beavertaillight.org.

Great Chowder Cook-Off All you can eat samples, music, activities, food and beverages for sale, including alcohol, Fort Adams’ north lawn, noon to 6 p.m., $20 advance, $25 day of event, kids 12-and-under free with paying adult, riwaterfrontevents.com.

Kite Flying Day Fly your kite, watch a professional, guided and non-guided tours of the trails, treasure hunt and crafts, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 1-5 p.m., rain or shine, 401-423-0005 x3.

Aquidneck Island Relay for Life Help raise funds for the American Cancer Society, Gaudet Middle School, 1113 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 2-10 p.m., facebook.com/AquidneckRelay/.

Newport Hospital Auxiliary Fundraiser Round-robin tennis tournament, learn from a teaching pro before playing, reception follows, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 4-7 p.m., $100, sign up, 401-849-4777.

DeBlois Gallery Opening Reception “Children of the Baobab: West Africa,” multi-media show, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., public welcome, shown through July 1, 401-847-9977, debloisgallery.com.

Spring Bull Gallery Opening Reception “All Mixed Up,” a multi-media show, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., public welcome, 5-7 p.m., 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

Newport International Polo U.S. vs. Poland, 250 Linden Lane, 5 p.m., general admission $15 per adult, 15-and-under free, 401-846- 0200, nptpolo.com.

Classic Yacht Film and Talk Includes a screening of Alison Langley’s “NY40 Marilee: Restoration of a Herreshoff Classic,” International Yacht Restoration School, 449 Thames St., 5-8 p.m., $10, tickets at the door or on eventbrite.com.

‘Fusionworks’ Site-specific dance performance, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley Road, 7 p.m., $15, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 1.

Sunday

June 3

Bank Newport 10-Miler This walk/run benefits Fort Adams Trust and the Boys and Girls Club, start and finish at Fort Adams, 7:30-10:30 a.m., tickets on Eventbrite.com., fees vary, newport10miler.com.

Guided Bird Walk Novice and experienced birders join experts to prowl the best bird-watching spots, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Gardening with the Masters URI master gardeners give gardening tips, test your soil sample, and lead a walk in the herb garden, 10 a.m. and give a talk, 11 a.m., Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m., 401- 849-7300, newportrestoration.org/ events.

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.

Beavertail Lighthouse Opens Noon. See June 2.

Newport String Quartet Enjoy works by Beethoven and Borodin, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2-3:30 p.m., $15 general admission, purchasing ticket online suggested, at the door if available, includes museum admission, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Boyd’s Windmill Visit this windmill built in 1810, Prospect Avenue, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., donations appreciated, middletownhistory.org.

Witherbee School Experience school and life from the 1800s to the early 1900s, corner of Green End Avenue and Valley Road, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., middletownhistory.org.

Paradise School Visit the museum, originally a one-room schoolhouse built in 1875, Prospect Avenue, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., donations appreciated, middletownhistory.org.

Portsmouth Historical Society Museum The museum is housed in a church built in 1865, 870 East Main Road, 2-5 p.m., Sundays through Oct. 8, portsmouthhistorical.org.

St. Mary’s Choirs Concert Nearly 50 singers will perform, St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., 4 p.m., free and open to the public, 401-847-0475, stmarynewport.org.

Monday

June 4

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.

Shakespeare Remembered Friends gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-6 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Brick Market Book Club Features books about Newport’s history, today’s discussion is on “The Poison Plot: A Tale of Adultery and Murder in Colonial Newport,” by Elaine Forman Crane, all are welcome, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Fly-Tying Workshop Learn the basics of fly tying and create your own fishing lure, materials provided, Middletown Public

Library, 700 West Main Road, 6-7:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573 x1, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Tuesday

June 5

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 2.

Library Matinee “Una Mujer Fantastica/A Fantastic Woman” (Chile/R), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Teen Makers Teens use the 3-D scanner or printer, vinyl cutter, heat press, sewing machines, iMacs and Scratch programming, bring a shirt to use the fabric vinyl, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

English Garden Lecture “America’s Romance with the English Garden,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $10-$15, register, 401-847-1000 x178, newportmansions.org.

Wednesday

June 6

Wednesday Morning Book Group Discuss “A Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10-11 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 3.

Farmers’ Market Local produce and products, Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m., Memorial Boulevard, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Newport Chamber Event Nonprofit leader’s roundtable, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-6 p.m., 401- 849-3990, tennisfame.com, 401- 847-1600, newportchamber.com.

Beach Clean-Up Join with Clean Ocean Access to clean Second Beach, Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, meet at Surfers’ End, 5-6 p.m., 401-236- 2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Pub Trivia Challenge Individuals and teams of up to five compete over five rounds, all-you-can-eat pizza and beer, 21-plus event, valid ID required, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 6-8 p.m., $10, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

NewportFilm Screening “Love Means Zero,” a documentary on legendary tennis coach Nick Bollettieri followed by Q&A with director and producer Jason Kohn, Newport Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 6:30 p.m., $15, 401- 649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Newport Gulls Opening Night Collegiate baseball, Newport Gulls vs. Mystic Schooners, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., $1-$5 general admission, newportgulls.pointstreaksites.com.

Thursday

June 7

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 2.

Eight Bells Lecture “Finding a Pirate Ship,” by Bob Cembrola, Seamen’s Church Institute, 18 Market Square, noon, donations welcome, 401-841-7276.

Jamestown Coloring Club 1 p.m. See May 31.

Redwood Classics Reading Program Adults read and discuss select titles from the library’s original collection, refreshments, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

MET School Art Exhibit Works by students who have chosen art as their high school focus, live music, project displays, spoken word performances, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m., free to museum members and MET School community, free to general public with paid museum admission, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Newport Historical Society Lecture “The “Palatine” Wreck: The Legend of the New England Ghost Ship,” book signing follows, Newport Historical Society Resource Center, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-$5, RSVP, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Easton’s Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access to clean the beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Opening Reception “Images of Jamestown,” music and refreshments, public welcome, Town Hall gallery, 93 Narragansett

Ave., Jamestown, 5-7 p.m., shown through Sept. 6, conanicutartassociation.com.

Seaside Gala Silent auction, live country music, dinner and more, turquoise and other bling, and country-western attire welcome, benefits East Bay Community Action Program, Castle Hill Inn, 590 Ocean Ave., 5:30 p.m., $100, reserve, ebcap.org.

‘TellNewport’ Real people tell real stories, Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., 6:30 p.m. doors open, 7:30 p.m. show, $10, janepickens.com.

Friday

June 8

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 1.

Newport Gulls Collegiate Baseball Newport Gulls v. North Adams Steeple Cats, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., $1-$5 general admission, newportgulls.pointstreaksites.com.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 1.

Saturday

June 9

Green Animals’ Topiary Garden Enjoy a walk among the formal parterres, flowers, topiary, fruits and vegetables with a horticulturist, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 10-11 a.m., $15-$20, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847- 1000 x178, newportmansions.org/ events.

Regatta Sail Newport Youth Challenge, Fort Adams, 10 a.m. harbor start, June 10, 9:30 a.m. harbor start, register, 401-847-0707, sailnewport.org.

‘Hoods Up’ Look under the hoods, Newport Car Museum, 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through June 10, 401-848-2277, newportcarmuseum.org.

Newport Car Museum Check out new cars, new exhibits, a new gallery and gift shop, “American Muscle Then and Now,” Newport Car Museum, 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-848-2277, newportcarmuseum.org.

Sculpting Session Tour the campus, see sculptures at the Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., then create your own at the museum’s Coleman Center, Liberty St., 10:30 a.m.- noon, register, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 2.

Newport LEGO Club 11 a.m. See June 2.

Beavertail Lighthouse Opens Noon. See June 2.

St. Columba’s Garden Party Family fun, silent auction, petting zoo, adult and children’s teas, pony rides, choir concert, flower festival and much more, St. Columba’s Chapel, 55 Vaucluse Ave., 1-5 p.m., 401-847-5571, stcolumbaschapel.org.

Jazz Concert Performance by the Mitch Kaplan Trio, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport International Polo Newport Cup, 250 Linden Lane, 5 p.m., general admission $15 per adult, 15-and-under free, 401-846- 0200, nptpolo.com.

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

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 1.

Sunday

June 10

Elliot’s Ride for Everyone Free, all-day bike event, all ages and skill levels, Fort Adams, 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., register, elliotsride.org.

Regatta 9:30 a.m. See June 9.

‘Hoods Up’ 10 a.m. See June 9.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 3.

Beavertail Lighthouse Opens Noon. See June 2.

Portsmouth Historical Society Museum 2 p.m. See June 3.

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