2018-09-13 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

September 13

Newport International Boat Show Powerboats and sailboats, marine products, services and accessories, seminars, boating courses and more, encompasses 13 acres of downtown waterfront, Sept. 13-15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., prices vary, 401-846-1115, newportboatshow.com.

Newport Brokerage Boat Show View over 100 sail and power yachts, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., Sept. 13-15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 401- 846-1115, brokerageboatshow.com.

Newport Wooden Boat Show Spectacular array of wooden power and sailboats, plus in-water and land displays, Bowen’s Wharf Marina, 1 Bowen’s Wharf, Sept. 13-15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sept. 16, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., newportwoodenboatshow.com.

Coloring Program An adult activity, use the library’s supplies or bring your own, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1-3 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Dewey’s Readers Adult Book Discussion Nonfiction that reads like fiction, today’s discussion is on “A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906,” by Simon Winchester, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Redwood Classics Reading Program Discuss Samuel Johnson's, “The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia,” all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Exhibit Reception “Burnt Sienna,” all-media show, public welcome, Town Hall Gallery, 93 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 5-7 p.m., shown through Nov. 1, conanicutartassociation.com.

Inflatable Lawn Party An extraordinary sunset lawn party and inflatable playscape, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5 p.m. lawn party opens, 6 p.m. guided mini-tour of museum, 7:15 p.m. outdoor projected presentation, light refreshments, cash bar, donations welcome, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Mark Twain Lecture A talk with Richard Zacks, author of “Chasing the Last Laugh,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $10-$15, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

Author Talk and Book-signing Neal Sanders describes how his background shaped his writing subjects and speaks about the writing process, books available for sale and signing, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2568 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., register, 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Friday

September 14

Festa Italiana Begins Celebration of Italian culture, various dates and venues through Oct. 8, 401-847-7271, facebook.com/ newportfestaitaliana.

Intercollegiate Tennis Invitational Four teams of women and men compete for International Tennis Association rankings points, Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., through Sept. 16, free, 401-849-3990, tennisfame.com/ITA.

Newport International Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Opening Reception Works by the Greater Fall River Art Association, Portsmouth Arts Guild Gallery, 2679 East Main Road, 6-8 p.m., exhibit shown through Oct. 7, 401-293-5278, portsmoutharts.org.

Newport Brokerage Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Newport Wooden Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Essential Oils Learn about essential oils and sample some favorites, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15-11:45 a.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

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

Library Film View Alfred Hitchcock’s “North by Northwest” (1959), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Original Ziti Night A Festa Italiana event, benefits the Anna M. Ripa Memorial Scholarship Fund, Fenner Hall, 15 Fenner Ave., 5-7 p.m., $5-$18, 401-849- 7087 to reserve, facebook.com/ newportfestaitaliana.

Opening Reception “Visual Development,” music and refreshments, open to all, Jamestown Arts Center, 18 Valley St., 6-8 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

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

September 15

AmpSurf An adapted surfing clinic for anyone with disabilities, Sachuest Beach, Sachuest Point Road, Middletown, clinic begins at 9 a.m. with dry land instruction, free, register to participate or volunteer, ampsurf.org, email surf@ampsurf in advance so that efforts can be made to accommodate your disability.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market Local produce and products, live music, 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.

Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access to clean up Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 10 a.m.-noon, 401-236-2571, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Children’s Book Sale Lots of gently used books, proceeds benefit the library, Portsmouth Free Public Library lawn, 2658 East Main Road, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Intercollegiate Tennis Invitational 10 a.m. See Sept. 14.

Newport County Days Newport County residents enjoy free admission to Preservation Society mansions with proof of residency, through Sept. 16, 401- 847-1000, newportmansions.org.

International Coastal Clean-Up: Middletown Wear closed-toed shoes and bring a water bottle, for all ages (with parental help), Third Beach, Third Beach Road, park in Navy lot, 10 a.m.-noon, Also, at Second Beach, Sachuest Point Road, rules, regulations, registration, savebay.org.

Newport International Boat Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. See Sept. 13.

Newport Brokerage Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Newport Wooden Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Maize Craze Superhero Day, Escobar Farm’s eight-acre maze, 133 Middle Road, Portsmouth, prices vary, cash only, 401-864-1064, escobarfarm.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.

Redwood Book Club All are welcome to discuss Virginia Woolf’s “To the Lighthouse,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 10:30 a.m.-noon, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Newport History Walking Tour “When the Puritans Came to Newport,” Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $5-$20, 401-841-8770 to reserve, newporthistory.org.

Firefly Yoga and Wellness Fest Live music, local vendors and artisans, henna painting, meditation, Thai massage and more, family and dog-friendly, Glen Park, Glen Road, Portsmouth, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., facebook.com/fireflyyogafest.

Art Exhibit “The Shapes of Birds: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa,” multi-artist, multi-media show through Dec. 30, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

3-D Printing Get a demo and instructions on use of 3-D printers, make your own design files, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 10:30 a.m.-noon, register, 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

LEGO Fun 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.

Beavertail Lighthouse Tower Climbers must be at least 4 feet tall, people and pets cannot be carried, Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, noon-3 p.m., $5 donation, 401-423-3270, other rules and regulations, visit beavertaillight.org.

Robert Kennedy Assassination Preview John Hunt’s book, “Journey into Deception: New Evidence in the Robert Kennedy Assassination,” Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 1-2:30 p.m., 401-846-1597, middletownpubliclibraryri.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.

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

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

Sky Gazing View the sky through high-powered telescopes, bring a chair or blanket and a flashlight, Ballard Park, 21 Hazard Road, 7:30-9 p.m., rain date Sept. 16, suggested donations $5, $15 group/family, 401-619-3377, ballardpark.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Sept. 14.

Sunday

September 16

4 Bridges Ride A 26-mile charity ride that crosses the Verrazzano, Pell, Sakonnet and Mount Hope bridges, starts in North Kingstown and ends at Roger Williams University, Bristol, 7 a.m., $75 onsite registration, 4bridgesride.com.

Walk to End Alzheimers A 2.5-mile walk, Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Drive, 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:45 a.m. ceremony, 10 a.m. walk, act.alz.org.

Bird Banding Migratory bird research at Bailey Brook, meet at the Middletown Police Station, 123 Valley Road, limited parking, 9-10:30 a.m., free, register, Eventbrite.com.

Newport International Boat Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See Sept. 13.

Newport Brokerage Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Newport Wooden Boat Show 10 a.m. See Sept. 13.

Intercollegiate Tennis Invitational 10 a.m. See Sept. 14.

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.

Newport County Days See Sept. 15.

Dahlias Workshop Tips and tricks on growing dahlias, Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, 10:30 a.m.-noon, included in the price of garden admission, register, 401- 847-1000 x178, newportmansions.org.

Jamestown Windmill Opens 1 p.m. See Sept. 15.

Newport String Project Performs String quartets perform classical music in the galleries, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2-4 p.m., $15 general admission, includes museum admission, reserve, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Witherbee School Opens Circa 1892 one-room schoolhouse opens, corner of Green End Avenue and Valley Road, Middletown, 2-4 p.m., middletownhistory.org.

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

Piano Concert I-Heung Lee performs pieces by Mozart, Liszt and others, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 3-4 p.m., $10-$20, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Monday

September 17

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.

Make It, Take It Crafts Children drop in to make a craft, while supplies last, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 3:30-5 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Tween 3-D Printing Ages 8-12 learn basic design techniques and create 3-D projects, print one project per class to be picked up at a later date, first-come, first-served, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Children’s Theatre Auditions Open auditions for ages 8-18 for “The Prince and the Pauper,” Newport Children’s Theatre, 1341 West Main Road, Middletown,

by appointment at 5, 6 and 7 p.m., through Sept. 18, schedule audition time, newportchildrenstheatre.com.

Shakespeare Revisited Friends gather to read and enjoy works of the Bard, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Table Game Mondays People of all ages pick out classic and modern tabletop games with friends, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-8 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Tuesday

September 18

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 15.

Library Matinee “Tully” (2018/R),” starring Charlize Theron, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 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.

Crafting Ages 4-12 drop in to work on a craft, materials supplied, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Scrapbooking Bring photos and memorabilia to make a scrapbook, assistance provided, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4:30-6 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Children’s Theatre Auditions 5 p.m. See Sept. 17.

Cat Yoga Gentle yoga for all levels while cats walk around, bring your mat, not your cat, ages 10-and-over, two kids per adult, Potter League, 87 Oliphant Lane, Middletown, sign in around 5:20 p.m. for the 5:30-6:30 p.m. class, $20, register, 401-846- 8276, potterleague.org.

Third Tuesday Book Club Discuss “A Gentleman in Moscow,” by Amor Towles, newcomers welcome, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30- 7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Hurricane of 1938 Documentary “Nature’s Fury: New England’s Killer Hurricane,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6:30-8 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Wednesday

September 19

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 16.

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

Grades 5-6 Book Club “The Evil Wizard Smallbone,” by Delia Sherman, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘American Experience’ Film “The Hurricane of ’38” chronicles the lives of fishermen, residents and vacationers on the day before the storm and follows their stories through this disaster, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Pirate Party Ages 6-12 enjoy pirate-themed crafts and activities, light snack, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 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.

Fall Wildflower Walk Naturalist-guided program, search for and identify some common fall flowers, recommended for ages 8-and-over, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, 5:30-6:30 p.m., rain date Sept. 26, $10-$12, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Author Talk Steven Ujifusa discusses his new book, “Barons of the Sea,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, $10-20, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Portsmouth Historical Society Book Club Discuss “Sudden Sea: The Great Hurricane of 1938,” by R.A. Scotti, all are welcome, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6-7 p.m., register, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

CineFesta! “Two Women,” starring Sophia Loren, Italian with English subtitles, Edward King House, 35 King St., 6:30 p.m., free, 401-846-7426.

Inspirations for the Building of Channing Church Possible inspirations for the building of the church from people such as William Ellery Channing, Charles Timothy Brooks, along with the 1837 Unitarian Church on Mill Street, and the 1855 Touro Park with its tower, Channing Church sanctuary, 135 Pelham St., 6:30-8:30 p.m., $5 suggested donation, 401-846-0643.

WWI Film “Wings” (1927), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-9:15 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday

September 20

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Fest Dinners, tastings, jazz brunch, seminars, various venues/times/ prices, through Sept. 23, 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 15.

Read/Eat/Chat Bring lunch and discuss “A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley,” by Jane Kamensky, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members

free, nonmembers $5, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Coloring Program 1 p.m. See Sept. 13.

Yachting History Society Event “Sandbaggers of the mid-1800s,” International Yacht Restoration School library, 449 Thames St., 2 p.m., varnishman@gmail.com.

‘ARC’ Book Club for Teens Advanced Readers’ Copies Book Club (ARC) gives all teens access to the hottest young adult titles before they’re published and review them the next month, snacks, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Rough Point Open House Exhibition galleries open for roaming, Rough Point, 680 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-7 p.m., free, 401-847- 8344, newportrestoration.com.

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.

‘Sunset and Sequins’ Benefit Black-tie ballroom gala benefits youth through dance, Easton’s Beach rotunda, 175 Memorial Blvd., 6-7 p.m. carousel rides, 6:30 p.m. dining stations open, 7-10 p.m. dancing, $65 tickets, Eventbrite.com.

Thursday Evening Adult Book Discussion “Everything I Never Told You,” by Celeste Ng, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Firsthand Accounts of the 1938 Hurricane A reading of letters, and telegram and newspaper accounts of the 1938 hurricane on Jamestown, Carol Cronin discusses her book “Oliver’s Surprise” and the process of creating historical fiction, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-8:30 p.m., 401- 423-7820, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Friday

September 21

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Fest See Sept. 20.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 14.

North Side Community Market 2 p.m. See Sept. 14.

1938 Hurricane Presentation Video interviews with some Jamestowners by Jane Bentley, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Sept. 14.

Saturday

September 22

Audrain Automobile Museum Event “Cars and Coffee,” Fort Adams State Park, 8-10 a.m., 401-285- 7873, audrainautomuseum.org.

Aquidneck Growers’ Market 8:30 a.m. See Sept. 15.

Newport Mansions Wine and Food Fest See Sept. 20.

Watercolor Workshop Participants of all skill levels get a one-hour demo of landscape painting, and then set up their materials and paint the grounds, gardens and buildings, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., $25-$45, advance tickets recommended, 401-423-0005 x3, facebook.com.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Sept. 15.

St. Mark Fall Festival Family fun, raffles, beer garden, farmers’ market, games, food, live music, St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m., 401-423-1421, stmarkjtn.org.

Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access to clean up at 200 Pheasant Drive Beach, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., 401-236- 2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Special Collections Open House Rare volumes that approach the turning from summer to fall, including astronomical works, almanacs, planting and the harvest from the 16th to 19th century, free and open to all, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 1-2:30 p.m., 401- 847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Maize Craze Harry Potter Day at Escobar’s eight-acre corn maze, 133 Middle Road, Portsmouth, rain date Sept. 23, prices vary, cash only, 401-864- 1064, escobarfarm.com.

Italian Stories and Food A Festa Italiana event, Edward King House, 35 King St., 2 p.m., free, 401-847-7271.

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

Newport Historical Society Event “Culinary Adventure: Celebrating the End of WWI,” reenactors, libations of the time and dinner, Great Friends Meeting House lawn, 21 Farewell St., 5:30 p.m. cocktails, 6:30 p.m. dinner, $200 tickets, 401- 846-2669, hrockwood@newporthistorical.org.

Portsmouth Community Theater “Stories from the Churchyard,” St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 7 p.m., by donation, all are welcome to the 5 p.m. worship service and the 6 p.m. potluck dinner, RSVP at woofer64@yahoo.com, 401-847-5148, smcportsmouth.org.

Newport Music Festival Ariel Quartet performs, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. concert, $50 tickets, reserve, at the door if not sold out, newportmusic.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Sept. 14.

Sunday

September 23

Orchard Family Fun Run Starts and ends at The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 7 a.m. check-in, 8 a.m. short fun run for younger children, 8:30 a.m. 4-mile run/walk, prices vary, register at racewire.com, information at pennfield.org.

Car Show Middletown Rotary at the Fort Car/ Truck/Motorcycle Festival, bring a nonperishable food item, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (8 a.m. if showing car), rain date Sept. 30, 401-864-4028, rotaryatthefort.org.

Guided Bird Walk Experienced and novice birders bring binoculars, 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 Mansions Wine and Food Fest See Sept. 20.

Piano Concert Performance by award-winning pianist, Zhenni Li, St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 2 p.m., free, 401-423- 0515, stmatthewsjamestown.org/ community-piano-concerts.html.

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