2017-07-20 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

July 20

Tennis Hall of Fame Open The only opportunity to see professional men's tennis in the Northeast prior to the U.S. Open, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., through July 23, box office and information, 401- 849-6053, halloffameopen.com.

‘Thursdays in the Garden’ Children’s Program “Edible Flowers: Biodiversity in Your Salad,” Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 11 a.m., joint admission for child and adult, $5-$10, register, children must be accompanied by an adult, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org/learn/lectures.

LEGO Drop-In Thursdays Children of all ages drop in for any amount of time, children 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Read/Eat/Chat Bring a lunch and discuss “The Red Man’s Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman,” by Benita Eisler, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, free to members, $5 nonmembers, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Business During Hours A catered networking lunch, Newport County Chamber of Commerce, 35 Valley Road, Middletown, noon-1:30 p.m., members free, nonmembers $10, register, 401-847-1600, newportchamber.com.

Bugs and Slugs Workshop Children search for bugs and slugs, examine them, and learn about their habitats, best suited for ages 6-12, siblings welcome, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date July 24, students $5, adults are free and encouraged to attend, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Book Sale The bookstore has a 50 percent off sale, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-7 p.m.; July 21, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; July 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Animal World Experience Program Children ages 4-12 learn about a variety of shelters animals build and use, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

STEM Science Lab Children drop in to create, experiment and engineer, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Farm Fresh Food Adventure Teens learn where our food comes from, prep and eat some food, and leave with a recipe, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Whitehall Museum House Philosophy Program Philosophers from the International Berkeley Society talk about their work, their relationship to Berkeley and his relevance today, Whitehall Museum House, 311 Berkeley Ave., Middletown, 4-6 p.m., light refreshments served, donations welcome, 401-846-3116, info@whitehallmuseumhouse.org.

Feeding Frenzy at the Aquarium Help feed hundreds of animals from Narragansett Bay, Easton’s Beach Rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., advance registration required, $8-$10, 401-324- 6020, savebay.org/aquarium.

Providence Children’s Film Festival Program Teens and tweens view an international film, learn about films, and participate in creating their own film, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Children’s Night at the Beach Vaudeville with the Toe Jam Puppet Band, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., in the rotunda if it rains, cityofnewport.com/departments.

Chess Club All age and skill levels are welcome, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 6-7:45 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Beach Idol Ongoing singing competition, 10 singing slots are given on a first-come, first-served basis, contestants provide their own music, children ages 6-16 sign up near the stage at 6:45 p.m., open mike for anyone younger, 7-7:15 p.m., Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., eastonsbeach.com/beachidol. 401-855-1910.

Great Friends Dance Festival An Island Moving Company festival, Great Friends Meeting House, 30 Marlborough St., July 19-23, 7:30 p.m., prices vary, 401-847- 4470, islandmovingco.org.

NewportFILM Outdoors “Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton,” Newport Beach House, 55 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 7:15 p.m. live music, 8:30 p.m. film followed by Q&A with director, $5 suggested donation, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Newport Music Festival Classical music at different venues, through July 23, 401-849-0700, newportmusic.org.

Friday

July 21

Tennis Hall of Fame Open See July 20.

Book Sale 9:30 a.m. See July 20.

Life-Sized Board Games Program Children ages 4-12 drop in to play life-sized versions of some of their favorite games, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m.-noon, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.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- 11:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Economic Update Luncheon Guest speaker is Alexander Heffner, host of “The Open Mind” on PBS, Saltwater, 49 America’s Cup Ave., noon-1:30 p.m., $30 Newport Chamber members, $35 nonmembers, register, 401-847-1600, newportchamber.com.

NMAI Guided Tour Learn more about the original paintings on display at the National Museum of American Illustration, the Golden Age artists behind these artworks, and the architecture and history of the NMAI’s home, Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., Fridays, 3-4 p.m., 401-851-8949 x18, americanillustration.org.

Studio 57 Artist Showcase Looking Upwards, supports adults and children with developmental disabilities, presents an artist showcase with music and refreshments, Crosspoint Church, 14 Rhode Island Ave., 5-7 p.m, kfernandas@lookingupwards.org.

Newport Gulls Newport Gulls vs. New Bedford Bay Sox, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845-6832, newportgulls.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See July 20.

Improv Comedy by the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $18, reservations suggested, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Newport Music Festival See July 20.

Saturday

July 22

Cars and Coffee Event Join the Preservation Society and the Audrain Automobile Museum for this unique cars and coffee event, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., registered cars enter the Bellevue Avenue gate, all others enter from Perry Street, 8-10 a.m., advance registration required for those planning to bring a car, newportmansions.org.

Tennis Hall of Fame Open See July 20.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, Saturdays through Oct. 28, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

Book Sale 10 a.m. See July 20.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour Hear stories about religious diversity during Newport’s Colonial period, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30-11:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

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

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

Nature Hike and Picnic Naturalist-guided hike for all ages, bring a picnic lunch, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10-11 a.m., rain date July 29, $8-$10, register, 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens This windmill, built in 1787, opens to the public, 1-4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays until Oct. 8, jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Family Movie Disney's "Beauty and the Beast,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-4:10 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Newport Polo Series U.S. vs. Ireland, Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., $12, free up to age 15, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Gallery Paint Night A gallery co-operated by Looking Upwards supporting artists with disabilities; art supplies, wine, soft drinks and music provided, Downtown Designs Gallery, corner of Broadway and Marlborough St., outdoor courtyard, 5-7:30 p.m., $20, RSVP, downtowndesigns@lookingupwards.org/845-9661

ALT Fundraiser ‘Fiesta Verde’ Cocktails, dinner, music, dancing, raffle and silent auction to benefit the Aquidneck Land Trust, the Paddock at the Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 6-10:30 p.m., $250 individual tickets, reserve, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

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

Asado Lamb Roast Enjoy a buffet with the U.S. and Ireland polo teams, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 7:30 p.m., $37- $42, buy tickets online until July 14 or until sold out, 401-846-0200, nptpolo.com.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See July 20.

Newport Music Festival See July 20.

Improv 8 p.m. See July 21.

Sunday

July 23

Tennis Hall of Fame Open See July 20.

Guided Bird Walk Birding masters and beginners join an expert to prowl the best bird-watching spots, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour From Newport’s Colonial Age to Gilded Age, discover the transformation of the city and its people, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., $10-$15, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Fitness in the Park The Aquidneck Land Trust and the YMCA offer a free exercise class for all ages and skill levels, Miantonomi Park, Hillside Avenue, 10-10:45 a.m., Sundays in August, ailt.org.

Miantonomi Park Opens Climb the tower for a view of Aquidneck Island, Miantonomi Park, Hillside Avenue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Sundays through August, ailt.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See July 22.

Portsmouth Historical Society Event Anne Hutchinson birthday celebration, Portsmouth Historical Society Museum, 870 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., portsmouthhistorical.org.

Boyd’s Windmill Visit this historic windmill, Prospect Avenue at Paradise, Middletown,

Sundays, 2-4 p.m., donations appreciated, middletownhistory.org.

Middletown Historical Society Museum This former one-room schoolhouse offers an exhibit of Middletown’s founding families, other items highlight contributions made by our ancestors, Prospect Avenue, Sundays, 2-4 p.m., donations welcome, middletownhistory.org.

NIMFEST Concert Entertainment by Barkode and La Mechante & Le Connard, King Park, Wellington Avenue, lawn seating, 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

Jamestown Outdoor Concert Enjoy pop with Down City, East Ferry Memorial Square, easternmost terminus of Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri.gov.

Great Friends Dance Festival 7:30 p.m. See July 20.

Newport Music Festival See July 20.

Monday

July 24

Road to Independence Walking Tour Learn about Newport’s role in the American Revolution, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 10:30 a.m., $10-$15, space limited, reservations recommended, 401- 841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Special Olympics Golf Tournament The Newport County YMCA hosts a golf tournament to benefit Special Olympics and adapted programs, Wanumetonomy Golf and Country Club, 152 Browns Lane, Middletown, 1 p.m. tee time, $150, register, 401-847-9200 x117, meganl@newportymca.org.

Construction Club Children ages 5-12 drop in and build with Lincoln Logs, Crystal Climbers, K’Nex, KEVA Planks and Goldiblocks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-4 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Needles Galore Knitting Club Teens and adults receive knitting instruction, all levels of experience and drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2:30-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Teen Book Cart Decorating Program In Part Two of this program, teens decorate the library’s book carts, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

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

3-D Printing Class Teens take a 3-D printing class, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7:45 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Newport Gulls Newport Gulls vs. Danbury Westerners, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845-6832, newportgulls.com.

Monday Night Mysteries Adults discuss mystery books, newcomers and drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

'Laughter for Locals' Comedy at Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8 p.m., $15, 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Tuesday

July 25

Coloring Club An adult activity, materials provided, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Kids’ Snake Program Snake presentation, crafts, a reading of “Verdi” by Janell Cannon and two movies, Sachuest Point, 769 Sachuest Point Road, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-619-2680.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 22.

Teen Improv Teens tell jokes and try out acting skills, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 11 a.m.-noon, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Brown Bag Book Discussion Discuss “Just Mercy,” by Bryan Stevenson, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, noon-1 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Newport Invitational Lifeguard Tournament Lifeguard teams from Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey compete in 20 events, including swimming, rowing, paddling and running, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Ave., 1 p.m.; July 26, 8:30 a.m., 401-845-5810.

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

‘Four Faiths’ Tour Visit four houses of worship, starting with Touro Synagogue, 72 Touro St., 1-4 p.m., $20-$28, 401- 290-7535, 4faiths.org

Tuesday Matinee “The Batman LEGO Movie,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4:30 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Northside Community Market The market features two or more farmers, activities for children, music and community programs, Pell School, 35 Dexter St., 2:30- 6 p.m. through Aug. 29, rain or shine, farmfresh.org.

Kennedy Wedding Remembrance “Return to Camelot,” a live musical performance and video demonstration, St. Mary’s Church, 12 William St., Tuesdays through Oct. 31, 3-4 p.m., $15 tickets online and at other locations, 401-847-0475, returntocamelot.org.

Film Screening “The Finest Hours,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Children’s Cartooning Program Children enjoy an interactive storytelling show and help design a comic strip, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Family Night Concert Series Oldies with Sh-Bop, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., 401-845-5810, cityofnewport.com.

Summer Concert Series Nicole & Blake present 1980s mix and 2000 cover music, Sweetberry Farm, 915 Mitchell’s Lane, Middletown, 6-8 p.m., 401-847-3912, sweetberryfarmri.com.

Teen Fiction Book Club Teens discuss “I Am Princess,” by Cherie Priest, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Wednesday

July 26

Newport Invitational Lifeguard Tournament 8:30 a.m. See July 25.

Children’s Outdoor Concert Toe Jam Puppet Band performs, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 10-11 a.m., lawn seating, 10-11 a.m., 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Children’s Theater “Hoot!” is intended for families with children 4 and up, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road. 10:30-11:30 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 23.

Preservation Society Event “The Gilded Age in Fashion,” and “Lighting the Mansions of the Elite,” are discussed, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., free to members, $5 non-members, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Tween Iron Chef Program Children 8-12 only compete to build the best sandwich and write a description for judges, Middletown Public Library, 700 Spring St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibrary.org.

Tween 3-D Printing Children ages 8-12 drop in to experiment with 3-D printing and bring home a 3-D project, first-come, first-served, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Farmers’ Market Local produce and products, Wednesdays, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 25, Memorial Boulevard, aquidneckgrowersmarket.org.

After Five Beach Clean-Up Help clean up Surfers’ End at Second Beach, 315 Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, 5-6 p.m., Wednesdays through Aug., info@cleanoceanaccess.org.

Rough Point Beyond the Tour Enjoy special garden tours, floral fashions, gallery talks, art projects, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 5-7 p.m., adults $10, 12-and-under free, 401-847-8344, kelsey@newportrestoration.org.

Mothers of the American Revolution Discussion A discussion on the Mothers of the American Revolution and the dynamic roles these women played in the war, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 6-7 p.m., $5-$10, reserve, 401-847-0295 x112, redwoodlibrary.org.

3-D Printing Class 6 p.m. See July 24.

Newport Gulls Newport Gulls vs. Vermont Mountaineers, Cardines Field, 20 America’s Cup Ave., 6:35 p.m., general admission $1-$5, 401-845- 6832, newportgulls.com.

Family-Friendly Funnies Comedy with the Bit Players, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 7 p.m., 401-849-3473, firehousetheater.org.

Outdoor Concert Enjoy music by the Ravers, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 7-8:30 p.m., rain date July 27, lawn seating, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Armchair Travel Program The focus is Ecuador and the Galapagos, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday

July 27

Book Club Brunch Children discuss “Save Me a Seat,” by Sarah Weeks, 10 copies of the book available to take home and keep before the club meets, snacks provided, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-10:40 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 22.

Children’s Art in the Garden Children and a caregiver explore the garden and make a work of art to bring home, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 11 a.m., $5-$10 per child/caregiver pair, space limited, register, 401-847-1851, newportmansions.org.

Children’s Nature Workshop Children ages 6-12 use nets and microscopes to look at organisms living in the vernal pond, Ballard Park, Hazard Road entrance, 1-2:30 p.m., children $5, adults are free and encouraged to attend, 401- 619-3377, ballardpark.org.

LEGO Drop-In Thursdays 1 p.m. See July 20.

STEM Science Lab 2 p.m. See July 20.

Teen Henna Program Learn about henna tattoos and have them applied, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen and Tween Henna Workshop Teens and tweens learn about henna and have a custom henna design created by a professional henna artist, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-7 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Chess Club 6 p.m. See July 20.

Newport Interactive Marketers Event “One Hundred Percent Networking,” companies, nonprofits and those wanting to know more about Newport Interactive Marketers, Hotel Viking rooftop, 1 Bellevue Ave., 6-9 p.m., register at bit. ly/NIMevents.

NewportFilm Outdoors “Clive Davis: The Music of our Lives,” 7:05 p.m. live music, 8:20 p.m. film, followed by Q&A with Clive Davis and the director, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., rain venue Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., $5 suggested donation, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Art Gallery Opening and Reception Mary Huggins Gallery and Studio exhibits “Rocks, Slopes and Paper,” works by Maryalice Huggins and Gillian Stoneburner, 79 Thames St., 4:30-7:30 p.m., mahugginsgallery.com.

Newport Antiques Show Gala Preview Party Preview gala of the Newport Antiques Show, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, 6-9 p.m., prices vary, newportantiqueshow.com.

Children’s Night at the Beach Magic with Scott Jameson, Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6 p.m., in the rotunda if it rains, cityofnewport.com/departments.

Beach Idol 6:45 p.m. See July 20.

Friday

July 28

Newport Folk Festival Music, food, crafts, displays, Fort Adams, through July 30, tickets are sold out, newportfolk.org.

Newport Antiques Show A wide selection of important American antiques, an exhibit

on the urban development in Newport, lectures, booth talks, St. George’s School, 375 Purgatory Road, Middletown, 10 a.m., through July 30, newportantiqueshow.com.

Theatrical Performance for Teens from St. Andrew’s School perform “Thirteen Reasons Why,” discussion follows, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10:30-noon, register, 401- 683-9457, porlibteen@gmail.com.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 21.

Stage Door Dance Performance Children ages 2-12 enjoy a dance performance and a creative dance class, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

NMAI Guided Tour 3 p.m. See July 21.

Artist Talk and Cocktails “Forget Me Not,” with Caleb Cole, guests are encouraged to attend in elaborate, floral, campy, vintage or festive dress, and enjoy a complimentary flower-themed cocktail, includes cash bar and light refreshments, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., free for members, $10 suggested donation for non-members, register, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Portsmouth Community Theater Six performances of "You Can't Take It With You," Aquidneck Island Christian Academy, 321 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 7 p.m.

Wasted Talent Show Five comics perform live stand-up, Studio 3, 276 Thames St., 7:30 p.m., $15.

Newport Contemporary Music Festival The festival, which runs on various dates through Aug. 12, presents “An Evening with Howard Shore,” Portsmouth High School auditorium, 120 Education Lane, 8-10:30 p.m., prices vary, ncmsri.org.

Improv 8 p.m. See July 21.

Saturday

July 29

Newport Folk Festival See July 28.

Save the Bay Swim Swim, kayak or volunteer for Save the Bay’s largest annual fundraiser, 500 swimmers and nearly 200 kayakers trek 1.7 nautical miles across the bay, Newport Navy Base, 6:15 a.m., 401-272-3540, savebay.org.

Kite Day at Brenton Point Bring a kite and support the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Brenton Point State Park, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., rain date July 30, 401-463- 6223 or cpecchia@cox.net.

Jamestown Studio Tour Over 20 Jamestown artists open their studios and art spaces to the public, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., maps can be picked up at the Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St.

‘48 Hours in the Life of Newport’ Photography Project Capture a lasting memory of Newport on your telephone or camera, through July 30, upload up to 10 images to the Flickr Group “48 Hours Newport RI” by Aug. 6, newportphotoguild.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 9 a.m. See July 22.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 20.

Newport LEGO Club 11 a.m. See July 22.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m. See July 28.

Beavertail Lighthouse Tower Opens Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, 1-4 p.m., must be in line by 3:30 p.m., weather dependent, $5 suggested donation, see website for requirements and restrictions, 401- 423-3270, beavertaillight.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See July 22.

Newport Polo Series Newport vs. Palm Beach, Newport International Polo Grounds, 250 Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 5 p.m., $12, free up to age 15, 401-846- 0200, nptpolo.com.

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

Portsmouth Community Theater 7 p.m. See July 28.

Improv 8 p.m. See July 21.

Sunday

July 30

Newport Folk Festival See July 28.

Miantonomi Park Clean-Up Aquidneck Land Trust hosts a clean-up of Miantonomi Park, Hillside Ave., 10 a.m., tools and supplies provided, 401-849-2799, ailt.org.

Newport Antiques Show 10 a.m. See July 28.

‘Golden to Gilded’ Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See July 23.

‘48 Hours in the Life of Newport’ Photography Project See July 29.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See July 22.

Portsmouth Historical Society Museum Opens Among other things, this former church houses some of Julia Ward Howe’s belongings, 870 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., Sundays through Oct. 8, portsmouthhistorical.org.

Boyd’s Windmill Opens 2 p.m. See July 23.

Portsmouth Community Theater 2 p.m. See July 28.

Middletown Historical Society Museum 2 p.m. See July 23.

NIMFEST Concert Entertainment by the Gnomes, the Thea Hopkins Duo, and Joyce Katzberg, King Park, Wellington Avenue, lawn seating, 3-6 p.m., facebook.com/nimfest.

Jamestown Outdoor Concert Country music with Branded, Ferry Memorial Square, easternmost terminus of Narragansett Avenue, Jamestown, 6:30 p.m., jamestownri.gov.

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