2018-08-23 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

August 23

JPL Book Sale Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, noon-8 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

Illustrated Talk An exploration of the fashion, culture and society in the 1960s, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., doors open at 5 p.m., see the special exposition galleries before the 5:30-7 p.m. lecture, $15 tickets, 401-847-8344, newportrestoration.org.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Life in the Dog House,” Newport International Polo grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5:45 p.m. venue and food vendors open, 6:40 p.m. live music, 7:55 p.m. film followed by Q&A with director and film subjects, rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., $5 suggested donation, RSVP, 401-649-2784, rules and guidelines, newportfilm.com.

Big Band Concert Navy Band Northeast’s Alumni Big Band performs, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., grass seating, 6 p.m., free, indoors in inclement weather, space limited, reservation recommended, 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

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

Newport Interactive Marketers Event “Monetize You: Multimedia Travel Pros’ and Influencers’ Insights,” Queen Anne’s Loft, 212 Thames St. (above Starbucks), 6 p.m. networking, 7 p.m. presentation, free, register, newportinteractivemarketers.com.

Friday

August 24

Arboreta Trolley Tour and Evening Reception Explore four of Newport’s finest private tree collections during a three-hour trolley tour, register, participants to be contacted to arrange a tour time (10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. or 2 p.m.), reception at Broadlawns, 41 Ridge Road, 6-8 p.m., reserve, $150, online add fee, by phone or email no fee, 401-324- 9204, newporttreesociety@gmail.com, newportarboretum.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, newporthistorytours.org.

JPL Book Sale Noon-8 p.m. See Aug. 23.

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

Youth Night at Sandy Point Beach Drop off children ages 10-15 for food, snacks and drinks, volleyball, swimming, music and beach games, lifeguard and staff on duty, Sandy Point Beach, Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 5-8 p.m., $15 per person, reserve, 401-787-0281, portsmouthri.com/406/recreationdepartment.

Opening Reception “One Hundred Years of Painting,” Wharton and Anne Heath Biddle, all are welcome, shown through Sept. 7, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-8 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

‘Hamlet’ The Seaside Stage Society presents “Hamlet,” Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn Ave., 7 p.m., through Aug. 25, emmanuelnewport.org/ calendar.

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

August 25

Community Yard Sale Portsmouth United Methodist Church, 2732 East Main Road, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683-4005, pumcri.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.

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 Classic Yacht Regatta Distance race Bristol-Newport, noon-4 p.m., cocktail party at IYRS, 449 Thames St., open to public, 6-9 p.m., nbcyr.com.

St. Barnabas Yard Sale 1697 East Main Road, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., rain date Sept. 1, 401-683- 1343, stbarnabasportsmouth.weconnect.com.

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 St., at Burnside Ave., 10 a.m., free, npthistoriccemeteries@gmail.com.

JPL Book Sale Bring a bag and fill it for a dollar, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Redwood Book Club Discussion of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Flower Walk Get tips from an estate gardener, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 11-11:30 a.m., weather dependent, free with price of 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.

Living History Event Learn about daily life in Newport during the summer of 1778 and the weeks surrounding the Battle of Rhode Island, Washington Square, the Wanton-Lyman Hazard House, 17 Broadway, and kids’ activities at Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., noon-5 p.m., donations welcome, 401- 846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Book-signing “Gilded Summers,” by Donna Russo Morin, Newport Mansions Store, Bannister’s Wharf, 1-4 p.m., 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens Built in 1787 and in operation until 1896, this three-story windmill opens for tours, North Road, Jamestown, 1-4 p.m., jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Zentangle Lesson National Museum of American Illustration, 492 Bellevue Ave., 1:30 p.m., free with museum admission fee, reserve, 401-841-8949 x18 or art@americanillustration.org.

‘Salute to Summer’ Live music begins at 3 p.m., includes performance by Navy Band Northeast at 7 p.m., fireworks 9:15 p.m., concessions, kids’ area, free and open to general public, Naval Station Newport, Dewey Field, 2 p.m. field gates open for patrons with base access, 4 p.m. Gate 1 opens for general public, pedestrians only, no unauthorized cars, no pets, 401-841-4992, parking/rules/ regulations, navymwrnewport.com.

Redwood Library Benefit Discussion with Julia Glass and Gregory Blake Smith, author of “The Maze at Windermere,” this year’s critically-acclaimed historical novel set in Newport, Bellevue House, 304 Bellevue Ave., 4-6 p.m. discussion and reception, $20, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport International Polo Newport vs. New York, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., $15, 15-and-under free, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

‘Hamlet’ 7 p.m. See Aug. 24.

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 Aug. 24.

Sunday

August 26

Guided Bird Walk Experienced and novice bird-watchers 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.

Newport Classic Yacht Parade and Regatta Parade in Newport Harbor, 10:30 a.m., racing in lower Narragansett Bay, noon-4 p.m., nbcyr.com.

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., $5-$15, reservations strongly suggested, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

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.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See Aug. 25.

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.

Paradise School and Boyd’s Windmill Open Visit the Middletown Historical Society Museum, originally a one-room schoolhouse built in 1875, and the 1810 windmill, Prospect Avenue, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., donations appreciated, middletownhistory.org.

NIMfest Concert Jazz guitarist/singer Julio Amaro and reggae band, The Ravers, grass seating, food truck, King Park, Wellington Avenue, 3-6 p.m., free, 401-845-5800, Facebook.com/NIMfest.

Redwood Garden Party Hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, garden games and music, Redwood Library lawn, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., general admission $75, tickets, 401-847-0295 x115, redwoodlibrary.org.

Jamestown Concert Series Performance by the Jamestown Community Band, East Ferry Memorial Square, grass seating, 6 p.m., free, jamestownri.gov.

Monday

August 27

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.

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.

Needles Galore Knitting instruction and assistance, drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

Marina Trash Skimmer Tours Clean Ocean Access offers free tours of the marina trash skimmers in Newport Harbor, learn about marine debris pollution and current initiatives to remove it, Perrotti Park, 39 America’s Cup Ave., 6-7 p.m., 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Lecture and Exhibit “American Irony: Religious Freedom and Slavery in Colonial Newport,” Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn St., 6-8:30 p.m., free and open to all, 401-847-0675, emmanuelnewport.org.

Family Movie Night “Hugo” (2011/PG), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Fun on Sachuest Beach Fire pits, food trucks, live music with The New 40, Sachuest Beach, Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, 6-9 p.m., middletownri.com/upcoming events.

Monday Night Mysteries Discussion of the book, “A Place of Execution,” by Val McDermid, 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

August 28

Brown Bag Lunch Book Club Discuss “Gilead,” by Marilynne Robinson, all are welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 12:30-1:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

Great Houses at Home and Abroad Lecture “William Waldorf Astor: American Tycoon to English Lord,” lecture followed by reception and book-signing, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $15-$20, advance tickets required, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Young Adult Book Club Discuss “All the Crooked Saints,” by Maggie Stiefvader, refreshments, all are welcome, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

August 29

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 26.

Newport Farmers’ Market Local produce and products, Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 31, Memorial Boulevard, aquidneckgrowersmarket.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.

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.

Italian Villas and Their Gardens Lecture “Palladian Perfection: The Villas of the Veneto,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception followed by lecture, $25 tickets phone or online, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

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

Thursday

August 30

Redwood Book Sale Preview Preview showing of a wide selection of nonfiction, fiction, CDs and DVDs, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-8 p.m., $5 admission, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 25.

Jamestown Coloring Club 1 p.m. See Aug. 23.

Redwood Classics Reading Program Adults discuss the fourth part of “Gulliver’s Travels” (1726), “The Voyage to the Land of the Houyhnhnms,” all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

‘Music on the Lawn’ Performance by Doug Woolverton and the Groove Merchants, 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 “Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable,” Second Beach parking lot (drive in), 5:30 p.m. venue and food vendors open, 6:20 p.m. live music, 7:35 p.m. film followed by Q & A with director, free popcorn, $5 suggested donation, rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., rules and guidelines, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

August 31

Redwood Book Sale Nonfiction, fiction, CDs and DVDs, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through Sept. 2, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 24.

North Side Community Market 2 p.m. See Aug. 24.

Maize Craze Escobar eight-acre corn maze opens, 133 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 4 p.m.-dusk, $8, under 5 free, 401-864-1064, escobarfarm.com.

Audrain Auto Museum Gala and After Party Circus-themed event, with celebrities Jay Leno and Don Osborne, Salve’s Ochre Court bldg., 100 Ochre Point Ave., 6:30 p.m., after party 9:30 p.m., separate tickets for each event, 401-285-7980, audrainautomuseum.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Aug. 24.

Saturday

September 1

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 8:30 a.m. See Aug. 25.

Car Show at Clements Market “Labor Day Weekend Kick-Off Cruise,” no competition, no fee to enter, grilled food, Clements Market, 2575 East Main Road, Portsmouth, cruisinbruce.com.

Redwood Book Sale 10 a.m. See Aug. 31.

Maize Craze Escobar eight-acre corn maze , 133 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.- dusk, $8, under 5 free, 401-864- 1064, escobarfarm.com.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 25.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See Aug. 25.

Newport Waterfront Concert Irish folk music and Ceili dance, King Park gazebo, Wellington Avenue, 2-6 p.m., free, info@newportwaterfront.org.

Newport International Polo U.S. vs. England, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 4 p.m., $15, 15-and-under free, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Spring Bull Gallery Opening Reception “Above and Below” features works by two pastel artists, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., free and open to all, exhibit shown through Sept. 30, 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

DeBlois Gallery Opening Reception "Spark in the Dark: Igniting Creativity,” acrylic and mixed media by Valerie DeBrule, ceramic sculpture by Brother Ralph Bucci and digital art by Judith Kinzel, DeBlois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 5-7 p.m., show closes Sept. 30, 401-847-9977, debloisgallery.com.

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

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Aug. 24.

Sunday

September 2

Around the Island Race At this 91st annual event, one hundred boats compete in an 18- mile race around Conanicut Island, starts at Conanicut Yacht Club at the foot of the Newport Bridge, conanicutyachtclub.org.

Car Show at Fort Getty Top-pick awards format, $15 entry fee, food available, proceeds benefit local charities, Fort Getty, on bluffs overlooking the bay, 1050 Fort Getty Road, Jamestown, crusinbruce.com.

Redwood Book Sale Includes a $5 a bag option, 10 a.m., see Aug. 31.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Aug. 26.

Maize Craze Escobar eight-acre corn maze , 133 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 11 a.m.- dusk, $8, under 5 free, 401-864- 1064, escobarfarm.com.

Gardening with the Masters Bring in a soil sample from your garden for testing, lecture on growing and managing crops in your garden (11 a.m.), guard house and 1812 windmill open and staffed, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.-noon, free, 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.org.

Miantonomi Park Tower 11 a.m. See Aug. 26.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See Aug. 25.

Portsmouth Historical Society 2 p.m. See Aug. 26.

Paradise School and Boyd’s Windmill Open 2 p.m. See Aug. 26.

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