2018-06-21 / Calendar

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Thursday

June 21

Newport Charter Yacht Show Dedicated exclusively to yacht charter professionals, agents, owners, brokers and captains, the public can visit the 20-plus vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., 401-846-6000, newportchartershow.com.

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.

Read/Eat/Chat Bring lunch and discuss “You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin,” by Rachel Corbett, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, nonmembers $5, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.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.

Yachting History Free and open to the public, at this meeting of the Yachting History Society share stories and learn about the great racing schooners, International Yacht Restoration School, 449 Thames St., 2 p.m., 843- 906-6682, varnishman@gmail.com.

Edible Flowers Talk Mary Newman, co-author of “Edible Flowers: A Global History,” shares examples of flowers that have a long history as a tasty ingredient in a variety of cuisines, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 3-4 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Feeding Frenzy at the Aquarium Learn about and assist in feeding some critters from Narragansett Bay, Save the Bay Aquarium, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., $8-$10, must register by 4:30 p.m., 401-324-6020, savebay.org/feedingfrenzy.

Music on the Porch U.S. Navy Band concert, Eisenhower House, Fort Adams State Park, 5-7 p.m., free.

Newport Bridge Lecture “A Monument to Perseverance: The Struggle to Build the Newport Bridge, 1945-1969,” Newport Historical Society Resource Center, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-5, RSVP, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Gallery Talk Curator-lead gallery talk with Joan Hall, her exhibit is “Sea of Heartbreak,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m., free for museum members, free with museum admission for nonmembers, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘ARC’ Book Club At the Advance Readers Copy Book Club (ARC), teens get access to the hottest young adult books before they’re published, all are welcome, Newport Public Library, 30 Spring St., 5:30-7 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Essential Oils Class A certified aromatherapist hosts a class on essential oils, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7:30 p.m., 401-855-6735, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Neighborhood Safety A forum with the Jamestown police on how people can increase neighborhood safety, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7:45 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Caribbean Night on the Lawn The Vasco da Gama Portuguese American Charitable Society hosts a catered pig roast with live music, Fenner Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., 6-8 p.m., $20, limited to 80 people, RSVP, 401-846-0913.

Business Tips and Networking Open to the public, Newport Interactive Marketing event, get and give tips and highlight your business, Queen Anne’s Loft, 212 Thames St., 6-9 p.m., free, register, newportinteractivemarketers.com.

Thursday Evening Book Group Meets on the third Thursday of each month, books are nonfiction and fiction, today’s discussion is on “The Sympathizer,” by Viet Thanh Nguyen, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” Aquidneck Park, 35 Golden Hill St., behind Newport Public Library,

6:30 p.m. food vendors open, 7:25 p.m. live music, 8:40 p.m. film followed by discussion with director and producer, suggested $5 donation, 401-649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

Newport Flower Show Theme is “Cottages Smart and Small,” four tiny houses on the front lawn, horticultural exhibits, garden displays, tonight’s party with special guest Martha Stewart, moonlight movie, lectures and demonstrations, children’s activities, champagne and jazz brunch, afternoon tea, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., general hours, today from 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m., June 23-24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., single day admission $20 in advance, $20-$25 day of, ages 6-17 $6, special events’ times and prices vary, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Looking Upwards’ Golf Tournament A fundraiser to support people with disabilities, Green Valley Country Club, 371 Union St., Portsmouth, 9 a.m. shotgun start, $135 individual, $480 foursome, register, 401-847-0960 x21, lookingupwards.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.

Clagett Regatta U.S. and foreign sailors with disabilities compete, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., through June 24, 401-846-4470, clagettregatta.org.

Art Exhibit “The Flower (Power) Show,” a multi-discipline exhibit featuring works of art with a floral point of view, inspiration or relationship, Jessica Hagen Fine Art and Design, 9A Bridge St., shown through July 14, 401-835-7682, jessicahagen.com.

James Brown Film “Get on Up,” based on the life story of James Brown, the “godfather of soul,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Opening Reception Features paintings by famous maritime artist Richard Hayley Lever, music, wine and treats, Mariner Gallery, 267 Spring St., 5:30-8 p.m., marinergallery.com.

Documentary Screening View “Reflections on a Mermaid: Roy Lichtenstein” (1994), contextualizing Lichtenstein’s iconic creative process, discussion with director and others follows, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m., tickets $10-$15 online, or at the door if space available, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., $1-$5 general admission, newportgulls.pointstreaksites.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.

Wasted Talent Show Live comedy with Stavros Halkias from Comedy Central, Diego’s Barrio Cantina, 116 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 9 and 11 p.m., $15 with reservation by emailing TheWastedTalentShow@gmail.com.

Saturday

June 23

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.

Newport Flower Show See June 22.

Common Burying Ground Tour Focus is on stones carved in the 1700s, a highlight of the visit is God’s Little Acre, the largest collection of gravestones from people of African heritage in Colonial New England, meet at the entrance on Warner Street, at Burnside Avenue, 10 a.m., free, npthistoriccemeteries@gmail.com.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See June 21.

Redwood Book Club Discuss the second half of Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick,” all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30-noon, 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport Pride Weekend Activities to celebrate LGBTQ+ people and allies, info@newportout.com or 202-222-8921.

Clagett Regatta 11 a.m. See June 22.

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.

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

Photo Exhibit and Reception “Discovered” features large, framed, digital images of 1960s plastic bird models by Rhode Island artist Dan McManus, Blink Gallery, 478 Thames St., 6-9 p.m., 401-619-3717.

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 22.

Sunday

June 24

Newport Flower Show See June 22.

Nature Hike and Picnic Naturalist-guided hike along shady woodland trails, pack a picnic lunch to be enjoyed in the apple orchard, all ages, 10-11 a.m., rain date July 1, $10-$12, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

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.

Miantonomi Park Tower Open Enjoy great views from this 1929 memorial tower, Hillside Avenue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 401-849-2799.

Newport Pride Weekend Equality Fest, celebrate LGBTQ+ people and allies, vendors, food and more, Equality Park, Broadway (between the Parlor and Firehouse Theater), 11 a.m.-4 p.m., info@newportout.com or 202-222-8921.

Clagett Regatta 11 a.m. See June 22.

Harbor Walk Friends of the Waterfront conduct a walk along Newport Harbor, meet at 1 p.m. at Mary Ferrazzoli Park at the end of Long Wharf and walk to King Park, Wellington Avenue, people can drop out of the 1.5-mile walk at any time, Info@ NewportWaterfront.org.

Gallery Talk Rania Matar speaks, her exhibit is “A Girl and Her Room,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2 p.m., free for museum members, free with museum admission for nonmembers, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Paradise School and Boyd’s Windmill Open Visit the museum, originally a one-room schoolhouse built in 1875, and the 1810 windmill, 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.

Judah Touro Lecture “Convinced: Quaker Women and Liberty of Conscience in Early New England,” Touro Synagogue, 85 Touro St., 4 p.m., $8, reserve, 401- 847-4794 x207 or email tours@tourosynagogue.org.

Conversation with Sen. Jack Reed Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Newport Library Fundraiser “A Novel Evening,” casual attire, flip-flops encouraged, Easton’s Beach rotunda, Memorial Boulevard, 6-8:30 p.m., $80 tickets at 847-8720 x100.

Monday

June 25

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.

Teen Jiu Jitsu and Summer Reading Opening Party For students entering grades 6-12 only, Jiu Jitsu, snacks, games and music, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Needles Galore Knitting instruction for beginners and project assistance for more experienced knitters, newcomers and drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Sand Art Summer Reading Children 12-and-under are signed up for the summer reading program and make a sand art creation, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Jamestown Farmers’ Market Local produce, meat, crafts and artwork, Ft. Getty Pavilion, 913 Fort Getty Road, Jamestown, 4-7 p.m., Mondays through Sept. 3, farmfreshri.org.

Family Movie “Paddington 2” (PG), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7:45 p.m., 401-423-7280,

p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Tuesday

June 26

Brown Bag Book Club Discuss “My Brilliant Friend,” by Elana Ferrante, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

On the Go Craft Children 4-12 drop in to work on a craft, materials provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Coding Series For students entering grades 6-12 only, seven sessions, each has a different topic utilizing music and sound and builds upon the previous session, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-3:30 p.m., signing up registers you for all seven sessions, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.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.

Meet the Author Marian Desrosiers talks about her book, “John Banister of Newport: The Life and Accounts of a Colonial Merchant,” Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org. Circus Dynamics

A circus show of laughs and tricks, energy and excitement, all ages welcome, be sure your child can enjoy the show respectfully, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

JPL Summer Reading Program Kick-Off Children, tweens and teens enjoy an interactive performance by Animal World Experiences and register for the summer reading program (which can also be done after today), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Wednesday

June 27

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

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

Untraditional Materials in Contemporary Art Find out why some of the most interesting contemporary artists working today have opted for nontraditional materials, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Thursday

June 28

Process Art Children 2-11 enjoy an art experience with balloons that is about the process, not the product, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-10:30 a.m., seating limited, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Painting Program Teens and tweens going into grade five and up get instruction on how to paint a specific painting and bring it home, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org

Teen Candy Program Teens make colorful candy geodes, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7:30 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Fundraiser Cocktail hour, tours of the ship, dinner, dessert, dancing, live and silent auctions, support education at-sea programs, east lawn at Fort Adams, 90 Fort Adams Drive, 6 p.m., ticket prices vary, reserve, 401-841-0080, ohpri.org.

NewportFilm Outdoors “The Price of Everything,” bring blankets and chairs, Newport Art Museum lawn, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m. venue and food vendors open, 7:20 p.m. live music, 8:35 p.m. film followed by discussion with the film’s director, rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., suggested $5 donation, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Hanging Rock Hike and Lecture Learn the story of Hanging Rock during an intermediate-difficulty hike on about two miles of traverse, rocky terrain, recommended for ages 8 and up, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 7-8:30 p.m., rain date June 29, $10-$12, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Friday

June 29

Newport Gulls Baseball Cardines Field, 6:35 p.m., $1-$5

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 22.

Saturday

June 30

Cars and Coffee at the Elms A Preservation Society and Audrain Automobile Museum event, enjoy coffee and camaraderie with other car enthusiasts, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., 8-10 a.m., free admission, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Ask a Gardener An estate gardener shares expertise on a topic, gives tips on how Rough Point staff keep the grounds looking lush and how to incorporate these practices in your gardening, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 11-11:30 a.m., free with admission to house or grounds, 401-847-8344, newportrestoration.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 22.

Sunday

July 1

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 Master gardeners give tips and a talk, and test a soil sample from your garden, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.org.

Sherman Windmill Open Visit this 1812 structure, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, 401-849- 7300, newportrestoration.org.

Car Show Food, awards, raffles, vehicle owners pay $10 to enter the show, 10 a.m.-noon, RSVP at 401-683-0725, proceeds benefit the R.I. Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, Atria Aquidneck Place, 125 Quaker Hill Lane, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Atria Aquidneck Place on Facebook.com.

NIMFest Concert Ramblin’ Rhode, Grace Morrison Trio, Slackwater String Band, lawn seating, food truck, King Park, Wellington Ave., 3-6 p.m., free, facebook.com/nimfest.

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