2018-07-19 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

July 19

Tennis Hall of Fame Open Professional men’s tennis played on grass courts, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., through July 22, 401-849-6053, tennisfame.com.

Process Art Children 2-11 have fun creating with mud, seating limited to 16 participants, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-10:30 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Play for Kids by Kids Families see a play performed by kids, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10:30-11 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Join art lovers and avid readers to discuss “The Last Castle,” by Denise Kiernan, bring lunch, 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.

Redwood Classics Reading Program Discuss part one of “Paradise Lost,” by John Milton, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Whitehall Museum House Reception Philosophers in residence talk about their work and their relationship to philosopher George Berkeley and his relevance today, refreshments, Whitehall Museum House, 331 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 4:30-6 p.m., free, 401-846- 3116, whitehallmuseumhouse.org.

Music on the Porch Lois Vaughan Quartet, Eisenhower House lawn, Fort Adams State Park, 5-7 p.m., free.

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.

Children’s Night at the Beach Singer Johnny the K, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., 401-845-5810 for cancellation info.

Teen/Tween Instrument Program Children entering grades 5 and up explore sound, 3-D construction and music through the creation of their own working instruments, then create improvisational music, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Beach Idol Children 6-12 sign up at 6:45 p.m. to participate in a competition featuring a wide array of talents, open mic for younger kids, 7-7:15 p.m., then the competition until 8 p.m., Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., Thursdays through Aug. 9, finals on Aug. 21.

Music on the Lawn Series Performance by the Strattones, food truck, beer, wine, raffle, bring blanket or chair, St. John’s, 61 Poplar St., 6 p.m., donations welcome, 401-848-2561.

NewportFilm Outdoors “The Serengeti Rules” (2018), Newport Beach House, 55 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 6:25 p.m. venue and food vendors open, 7:10 p.m. live music, 8:25 p.m. film followed by conversation, suggested $5 donation, see online for rules and regulations, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival Island Moving Company and five professional dance companies from around the world perform, event includes a free pre-performance talk and Q&A, 5:45-6:15 p.m., bring food and beverages if you wish, St. Michael’s Country Day School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., lawn seating, July 19-21, 6:30 p.m., July 22, 6 p.m., performance prices vary, 401-847-4470, online tickets at islandmovingco.org.

Beach Idol Children 6-16 sign up at 6:45 p.m. to participate in a competition featuring a wide array of talents, open mic for younger kids, 7-7:15 p.m., then the competition until 8 p.m., Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., Thursdays through Aug. 9, finals on Aug. 21.

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.

Friday

July 20

Tennis Hall of Fame Open 11 a.m. See July 19.

Oversized Board Games Children 4-12 play with jumbo sized versions of Connect 4, Scrabble, Jenga, checkers and playing cards, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m.-noon, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Polynesian Fusion Dance & Music Learn about and experience the music and dance from the islands of Hawaii and Tahiti, sing and dance together as a group, best for ages 4-and-over, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11-11:45 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Library Movie “Ricki and the Flash” (2013/PG-13), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Hellenic Festival Greek music, food, dancing, raffle, St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church, 390 Thames St., July 20, 4 p.m.-1 a.m., July 21, noon-2 a.m., July 22, noon-6 p.m., 401-846- 0055, hellenicfest.org.

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

Great Friends Dance Festival 6:30 p.m. See July 19.

Artists’ Ball Cocktails, 6:30 p.m., live auction, dinner and dancing, 7:30 p.m., pop art color attire, fundraiser for Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., $350 and up, purchase tickets online or call Joanne Rodino at 401-619-7277, newportartmuseum.org.

Shakespeare Outdoors “As You Like It,” St. John’s churchyard, 61 Poplar St., lawn seating, 7 p.m., through July 21, $10-$12, tickets at 401-332-0029 or tututix.com/whatcheer.

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.

Newport Music Festival See July 19.

Saturday

July 21

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.

Church Fair Food, raffle, silent auction, gently used household items, St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-423-1762.

4-H Country Fair Family fun, livestock, petting zoo, activities, Glen Park, Glen Road, Portsmouth, 9 a.m., through July 22, Facebook.com.

Living History Event Costumed interpreters show what life was like in Newport in 1780 after 12,000 French arrived to help the American army in the fight for independence from Great Britain, Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, 17 Broadway, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., donations welcome, 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

IYRS Open House and Shark Film Open house, 1 p.m., prescreening of the first episode of Shark Week before it airs on TV followed by Q&A with a shark expert, 3:30 p.m., International Yacht Restoration School, 449 Thames St., free and open to the public, family-friendly, register at iyrs.edu/shark, 401-848- 5777.

Craft Brew Races and Festival A 5K walk/run followed by a beer festival, Fort Adams, 10 a.m. registration, race at noon, festival gates open at 12:30 p.m., individual and combination tickets, prices vary, craftbrewraces.com/newport.

Redwood Book Club Discuss Alice McDermott’s “The Ninth Hour,” all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Books at the Breakers Stable Discuss a masterpiece by Edith Wharton, The Breakers Stable, 53 Coggeshall Ave., 11 a.m., $10-$15, reserve, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.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.

Jamestown Windmill Day Sails up, antique cars, Johnny cakes, Windmill Hill, Jamestown, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free, Jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Tennis Hall of Fame Open 11 a.m. Includes induction ceremony noon-2. See July 19.

Live Local Music and Arts Fest Celebration of the art and culture that defines Newport and Rhode Island, food, music, art, and more, Great Friends Meeting House, corner of Marlborough Street and Dr. Marcus Wheatland Boulevard, doors open at 11 a.m., music ends around 9 p.m., $15, children 5-and-under free, rules and regulations at livelocalnpt.com.

Hellenic Festival Noon. See July 20.

Album Design and Swap Teens start with their favorite playlist and burn them onto a CD, design an album cover and swap it, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-4:30 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Fiesta Verde Aquidneck Land Trust fundraiser, Arnow Farm, 115 Howland Ave., Middletown, 6-10:30 p.m., $250 general admission, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Great Friends Dance Festival 6:30 p.m. See July 19.

Shakespeare Outdoors 7 p.m. See July 20.

Newport Music Festival See July 19.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See July 20.

Sunday

July 22

4-H Country Fair 9 a.m. See July 21.

Miantonomi Park Tower Climb the stairs of this 1929 memorial tower to view Aquidneck Island, Hillside Avenue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays through Sept. 2, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Tennis Hall of Fame Open 11 a.m. See July 19.

Hellenic Festival Noon. See July 20.

Reptiles Program Learn about the natural history of reptiles, then take a naturalist guided hike in search of snakes and turtles, see a live reptile presentation, for all ages, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 1-2 p.m., rain date July 29, $10-$12, register, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Harbor Walk Friends of the Waterfront lead a walk along the harbor, start at Mary Ferrazzoli Park at the end of Long Wharf at 1 p.m., continue to King Park, Wellington Avenue, 90-minute walk, drop out at any time, info@newportwaterfront.org.

Portsmouth Historical Society 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 Classic pop/rock with Zoink Zulag and Galactic Shag, along with Portsmouth-based Island Rockers, grass seating, food truck, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 3-6 p.m., free, 401-845-5800, Facebook.com/NIMfest.

Opening Reception “The Fairer Sex,” all-female show, Jessica Hagen Fine Art and Design, 9A Bridge St., 5-7:30 p.m., shown through Aug. 19, 401-835-7682, jessicahagen.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival 6 p.m. See July 19.

Jamestown Concert Series Sundays through Aug. 26, Brass Attack performs tonight, East Ferry Memorial Square, 6:30 p.m., free. Newport Music Festival See July 19.

Monday

July 23

Four Faiths Walking Tour Visit four houses of worship on an escorted walk, beginning at Touro Synagogue, 85 Touro St., tour begins promptly at 10:30 a.m., ends at 1 p.m., Mondays through Sept. 3, $10-$20, 401-290-7535, map and tour notes on 4faiths.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.

Documentary Screening “Seeking Shelter,” with director and producer Susan Hagedorn, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Laughter for Locals Improvisation with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, “Off Broadway,” 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., BYOB, $15 general admission, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, tickets online at firehousetheater.org.

Tuesday

July 24

Bears Program Presentation, craft, reading, two movies, refreshments, Sachuest Point Visitor Center, Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-364-9124.

Damhsa Irish Step Performance Children ages 4-12 learn and try out some basic steps, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10:30-11:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Henna for Teens and Tweens Children 8-and-over have a henna design created by a professional henna artist, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Brown Bag Lunch Book Club Discuss “Rules of Civility,” by Amor Towles, all are welcome, 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 any time to work on a craft, materials supplied, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 1-5 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

Bucket Drumming Teens make music with a five-gallon bucket and a pair of drumsticks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4:30-6 p.m., register, 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Havana Lecture “Havana Living Today,” with architect and author, Hermes Mallea, reception follows, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $15-$20, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847-1000 x178, newportmansions.org.

Magic Show For all ages, make sure your child can enjoy the show respectfully, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-6:45 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Family Concert at the Beach Oldies with Sh-Bop, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., in inclement weather, call 401- 845-5810 for cancellation info.

Circus Dynamics Children enjoy an energetic, audience-interactive, highly-skilled circus variety show, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

PBS Documentary Screening “Beyond the Fields: Slavery at Middleton Place,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 6-8 p.m., register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

New Design in RI “Clambake” is a gathering for designers, creative and those who like design and want to know more, two presentations followed by Q&A, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-8, 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Opening Reception Conanicut Art Association Members’ Show, public welcome, harpist Mary King performs, refreshments, awards, 6:30 p.m., Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave., 6-8 p.m., conanicutartassociation.com.

Sweetberry Farm Concert Series Top hits from the 1950s to now with the Jesse Liam Band, lawn seating, Sweetberry Farm, 19 Third Beach Road entrance, Middletown, 6-8 p.m., food for purchase, 401- 837-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com.

Wednesday

July 25

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

Tween Book Club Children 8-12 discuss “The First Rule of Punk,” by Celia Perez, and get a free copy of the book, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-3:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

If It’s Wednesday, 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.

Illustrated Talk “Giovanni Boldini and His Newport Ladies Portraits,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, $25, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Exploring Newport’ Series “Gilded Age Summer Society,” presentation and refreshments, Channing Church parish hall, 135 Pelham St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., $10, 401-846-0643.

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

Ballard Park Concert Family-friendly reggae show with the Ravers, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, grass seating, 7-8:30 p.m., rain date July 26, free, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Family-Friendly Funnies Improvisation with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, “Off Broadway,” 4 Equality Park Place, 7 p.m., $10-$15 general admission, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, tickets online at firehousetheater.org.

Thursday

July 26

Rose Island Family Fun Join the Naval War College Museum for free family programs at Rose Island Lighthouse, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting, 401-841- 7266, museumeducator@usnwc.edu, trip information roseisland.org.

Jamestown Coloring Club 1 p.m. See July 19.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Two Trains Runnin,’” St. Michael’s Country Day School lawn, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 5:30 p.m. venue and food vendors open and picnic contest set-up begins 6:30 p.m., live music 6:50 p.m., film 8:20 p.m., then discussion with producer and writer, $5 suggested donation, rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., RSVP, 401-649-2784, newportfilm.com.

Henna Workshop Children entering grades 5 and up earn about henna and have a custom henna design, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Music on the Lawn Series Performance by the Larry Brown Swinglane Orchestra, food truck, beer, wine, raffle, bring blanket or chair, St. John’s, 61 Poplar St., 6 p.m., donations welcome, 401- 848-2561.

Networking Event Network to further your company’s or nonprofit’s success with Newport Interactive Marketing, top of Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., space limited, register at bit.ly/NIMevents.

Children’s Night at the Beach Singer Johnny the K, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., 401-845-5810 for cancellation info.

Friday

July 27

Newport Folk Festival Four stages of music, food and crafts, beer and wine garden, Fort Adams, 90 Fort Adams Drive, 10 a.m. gates and food and crafts open, music 11 a.m.-sundown, through July 29, rain or shine, newportfolkfest@gmail.com, newportfestivals.org.

‘Newport Show’ Formerly the Newport Antiques Show, features more than 40 vendors selling antique furniture, fine art, jewelry and other vintage accessories, plus modern objects such as photos and mid-century art, gala preview party tonight, 6-9 p.m., show July 28, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., July 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., prices vary, thenewportshow.com.

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

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See July 20.

Saturday

July 28

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 8:30 a.m. See July 21.

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.

‘Newport Show’ 10 a.m. See July 27.

Newport Folk Festival 10 a.m. See July 27.

Ask a Gardener Get insider tips about medicinal herbs from an estate gardener, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 11-11:30 a.m., weather dependent, free with admission to house or grounds, 401-847-8344, newportrestoration.org.

Book-Signing “Newport Bridge,” by James Ricci, Newport Mansions Store, Bannister’s Wharf, noon-4 p.m., 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org.

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

Newport International Polo Newport vs. Palm Beach, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., general admission $15 per adult, 15-and-under free, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com. Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See July 20.

Sunday

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

‘Newport Show’ 10 a.m. See July 27.

Newport Folk Festival 10 a.m. See July 27.

NIMfest Concert Folk music with the Otis Read Trio and Joyce Katzberg, grass seating, food truck, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 3-6 p.m., free, 401-845- 5800, Facebook.com/NIMfest.

Jamestown Concert Series Sundays through Aug. 26, Gemini performs oldies tonight, East Ferry Memorial Square, 6:30 p.m., free.

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