2018-06-28 / Calendar

CALENDAR




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.

Newport Cleanup Day Spend an hour cleaning up lower Thames Street and the waterfront, discuss ways to help Newport become sustainable, light lunch and rum tasting follows, starts and ends at Midtown Oyster Bar, 345 Thames St., 11:30 a.m., info. and sign-up at tucker.reeks@remy-cointreau.com.

Painting Class 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-over, 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

North Side Community Market 1 York St., 2-6 p.m., Fridays through Sept. 28, newporthealthequity.com/the-fresh-zone/.

Opening Reception “Strangers in a Strange Land,” Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Road, 6-8 p.m., shown through July 29, 401-293-5278, portsmoutharts.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Newport Gulls vs. Ocean State Waves, Cardines Field, 25 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., $1-$5 general admission, newportgulls.com.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 29.

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.

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.

Exhibition Opening “Sweet Rides, Summer Fun” opens, Audrain Automobile Museum, 222 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Oct. 21, 401-297-3956, audrainautomuseum.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.

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.

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 Independence Cup, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 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 29.

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.

Boyd’s Windmill and Paradise School Visit this windmill built in 1810, and the one-room schoolhouse built in 1875 now used as the Middletown Historical Society Museum, 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.

NIMFest Concert Series Begins Performances Sundays through Aug. 26, today’s concert features Ramblin’ Rhode, Grace Morrison Trio, Slackwater String Band, lawn seating, food truck, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 3-6 p.m., free, facebook.com/nimfest.

Jamestown Fireworks Music at 7:30 p.m. by Next Stop and the Jamestown Community Band, fireworks follow, rain date July 6, Rocket Hogs on facebook.com.

Monday

July 2

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.

Teen Project Teens learn how to make a magic wand/disco stick, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-6:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Brick Market Book Club Discuss “The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered,” by Laura Auricchio, book club meets the first Monday of the month, Newport History, 127 Thames St., free and open to all, 5:30-6:30 p.m., 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Newport Gulls vs. Upper Valley Night Hawks, Cardines Field, 25 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., $1-$5 general admission, newportgulls.com.

Tuesday

July 3

‘Return to Camelot’ Remembrance of JFK and Jackie’s wedding, vintage film clips, live performance of music from their wedding and reception, and Jackie’s stepbrother, Yusha Auchincloss, and local Newporters’ impressions of what happened behind the scenes, St. Mary’s Church, 80 Memorial Blvd. West, Tuesdays through Oct. 23, 2-3 p.m., $15, org/ Return-to-Camelot.

Teen Maker Lab Teens with a working knowledge of 3D printing, vinyl cutting or button making work independently, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Wednesday

July 4

Celebration on Washington Square From 10 a.m.-1 p.m., enjoy patriotic activities, including a reading of the Declaration of Independence from the Colony House steps (around noon), and family fun, 401-846-0813, newporthistory.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.

Jamestown Historical Society Museum Open through Sept. 3 except for Mondays and Tuesdays, 92 Narragansett Ave., 1-4 p.m., jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Jamestown Windmill Open Visit this windmill originally built in 1787, North Road near Weeden Lane, jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Newport Music Festival Classical music by international musicians held in unique, intimate and historic venues, daily through July 22, times and prices vary, 401- 849-0700, newportmusic.org.

‘America in Song’ Concert The concert, free and open to the public, features the chamber chorus Collegium Ancora, Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, 4 p.m., 401-846-0660, trinitynewport.org.

Newport Gulls Baseball Newport Gulls vs. Danbury Westerners, Cardines Field, 25 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., $1-$5 general admission, newportgulls.com.

Fourth of July Extravaganza Boston Brass opens the Newport Music Festival, all-ages concert features patriotic songs, jazz and more, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 7:30 p.m., free, lawn seating, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Fireworks Newport Harbor: around 9:15 p.m., rain date July 5, 401-845-5437, discovernewport.org. Portsmouth: Middle Road area, 9 p.m.

Thursday

July 5

Newport Music Festival See July 4.

Green Screen Album Covers Teens recreate famous album covers with themselves as the stars, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Three Identical Strangers” (2018/ PG-13), O’Hare lawn, Salve Regina University, rain venue Casino

Theatre, 9 Freebody St., see NewportFilm for rules and guidelines, 6:30 p.m. venue and food vendors open, 7:20 p.m. live music, 8:35 p.m. film then conversation, $5 suggested donation, RSVP, newportfilm.com.

Friday

July 6

Newport Music Festival See July 4.

Kids Make a Beat Box Children 8-12 learn how to make their own beat box, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Newport Playhouse “No Tell Motel,” by Michael G. Wilmot, Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Hwy., dates and prices vary, ends Sept. 1, 401-848-7529, newportplayhouse.com.

Tween Craft Project Children 8-12 make their own garden stone with cement and colorful stones, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-3:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Library Movie “The Identical” (2014/PG), starring Ashley Judd and Ray Liotta, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Art and Environmental Advocacy Discussion Topics include global warming and ocean health, public policy and personal responsibility, guest panelists include Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., donations welcome, reservations strongly recommended, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

IMC Gala Fundraiser “Nuit Blanche: Dance is in the Air” benefits Island Moving Company, Bellevue House, 304 Bellevue Ave., 7:30 p.m. cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and dance performances in the gardens, 9 p.m. dancing in the tent, $250, 401-847-4470, info@islandmovingco.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 29.

Saturday

July 7

Newport Regatta An East Coast event for one-design classes, through July 8, 401-846- 1983, sailnewport.org.

Newport Music Festival See July 4.

Midsummer Island Retreat Open to all, this event includes live music, storytelling, games, face painting, historic tours, campfire, camping and more, bring lawn chairs, blankets and a salad or main dish to share at the potluck,

St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 2:30-9 p.m., rain or shine, free but donations are accepted upon registration or entry, register at St. Mary’s, Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Rd., Middletown, or on newportymca.org.

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

Deblois Opening Reception “Water and Wood,” Deblois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., shown through July 29, 401-847-9977, debloisgallery.com.

Spring Bull Opening Reception Annual “Les Petites Oeuvres en Ete,” multimedia show of small works by local artists, new art replaces sold pieces, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., shown through Aug. 1, 401-849- 9166, springbullgallery.com.

IYRS Gala International Yacht Restoration School fundraiser includes entertainment by KC and the Sunshine Band, cocktails and dinner, 449 Thames St., 6 p.m., $500 general admission, iyrsgala.com.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See June 29.

Sunday

July 8

Meet the Composer A Newport Music Fest event, meet award-winning composer/performer Jake Heggie, learn about his craft, enjoy a performance, Q&A follows, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., $40 tickets, online at newportmusic.org.

NIMFest Concert Two rock/folk, singer/songwriter groups, Radios Islands with Randy Robbins, and the Melissa Chaplin Family, lawn seating, food truck, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 3-6 p.m., free, facebook.com/nimfest.

Jamestown Concert Series Sundays through Aug. 26, tonight’s concert offers big band sounds with the Nightlife Orchestra, East Ferry Memorial Square, easternmost terminus of Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., free, jamestownri.gov.

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