2018-10-11 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

October 11

Aesthetic Furniture Lecture “The Aesthetic Furniture of A. & H. Lejambre,” Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 11 a.m., $10-$15, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org.

Sylvia’ A play by A.R. Gurney, Newport Playhouse, 102 Connell Hwy., times/prices vary, through Nov. 18, 401-848-7529, newportplayhouse.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 Book Group Discuss “Shaggy Muses,” by Maureen Adams, all are welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3:30-4:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

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

Redwood Classics Reading Program Discuss “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” by Jonathan Edwards, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Art After Dark Calligraphy demonstrations, mini-workshops, curator tour, light refreshments, cash bar, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5-9 p.m., members free, $10 suggested donation for nonmembers, 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘Rock the Mansion’ Supports Newport Mental Health clients with little or no insurance, dinner and dancing, live and silent auctions, OceanCliff, 65 Ridge Road, 6-10 p.m., $85, sales end Oct. 10, newportmentalhealth.org.

Author Talk and Book-Signing Red Cummings discusses his books on local history, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., register, 401- 683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Friday

October 12

Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference “Community Preservation through Adaptive Reuse,” Salve Regina University, Ochre Court, 100 Ochre Point Ave., through Oct. 13, fees vary, register, salve.edu/events.

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.

Library Film “Vertigo” (1958), Alfred Hitchcock thriller, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Pumpkin Regatta Four to five-member teams race in “pumpkin” vessels to support the Warrior Sailing Program and the Women’s Resource Center of Newport, Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington St., 4:30-7:30 p.m., $25 per person, register by 1 p.m. today, 401-846-6000, newportshipyard.com.

Clean Ocean Access Event Newport Harbor trash skimmer tour, learn how skimmers work, what debris is collected, and how to reduce marine waste, Perrotti Park, 39 America’s Cup Ave., 5-6 p.m., register, 401-874-6805, rhodeislandseagrant@gmail.com, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Exhibit Opening Reception Members’ exhibit, all are welcome, Portsmouth Arts Guild, 2679 East Main Road, 6-8 p.m., through Nov. 11, 401-293-5278, portsmoutharts.org.

Fortress of Nightmares Tunnels of Terror, Mayhem 3-D, Paranormal 360, Spirits Rising Haunted House, Fort Adams, Fort Adams Drive, Oct. 12-13, 19-20 and 26-27, prices vary, 7-10 p.m., Fortressofnightmares.org.

Sound Healing Journey Instruments include Himalayan and crystal singing bowls, flutes, percussion instruments, gongs and didgeridoos, St. Mary’s Church, 324 East Main Road, Portsmouth, 7:15 p.m., 401-846-9700.

Improv Comedy Watch the Bit Players create bits from audience suggestions, pure improvisation, Firehouse Theater, “Off Broadway,” 4 Equality Park Place, 8-9:30 p.m., BYOB, $18, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, tickets online at firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

October 13

Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference See Oct. 12.

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.

Stone Wall Workshop Learn traditional stone wall construction repair from experts, snacks and refreshments, bring gloves if you have them, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., rain date Oct. 14, $40, register, 401-847-8344, newportrestoration.org.

St. Joseph’s Harvest Fair Kids’ activities, food court, vendors, raffle, silent auction, Christmas and Spanish tables, St. Joseph’s church hall, Broadway at Mann Avenue, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 401-847-0065, stjosephsnewport.org.

Trinity’s Pumpkin Patch Opens Buy pumpkins, food, baked goods and more, supports local charities, Trinity Church, Queen Anne Square, noon-6 weekdays, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. weekends, through Oct. 31, 401-846-0660.

‘Hoods Up’ Weekend Check out what’s under the hood of more than 70 cars, Newport Car Museum, 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through Oct. 14, 401-848-2277, newportcarmuseum.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.

Community Rain Garden Program Speakers share their stories of building and maintaining a community rain garden, Common Fence, 933 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., RSVP, schurgin.ericd@gmail.com.

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.

Seafood Festival Local seafood, family fun, cocktails and beer, live music, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Oct. 14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., rain or shine, under festival tents, free admission, bowenswharf.com.

Beach Clean-Up All are welcome to join Clean Ocean Access to this clean-up on Corey’s Lane, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Author Talk Rhode Island native and best-selling author Ann Hood presents “The Writing Life,” Salve’s O’Hare Academic Building, Ochre Point Avenue, 1-3 p.m., free, reserve, salve.edu/events.

Crafting for a Cause On the second Saturday of each month, teens in grades 6-12 get volunteer service hours by working on such projects as cards for sick kids or active military and making no-sew blankets for the Potter League, supplies and instruction provided, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Parents’ Night Out Children ages 3-10 enjoy swimming, pizza and dinner, arts and crafts, YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, 4-8 p.m., prices vary, registration ends Oct. 12, 401-847- 2900, treehouse@newportymca.org.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 12.

Common Fence Music “The Lied To’s with Cardboard Ox,” St. John’s Lodge, 81 Sprague St., Portsmouth, 8 p.m., $16-$20, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Oct. 12.

Sunday

October 14

Potter League Fundraiser “Heart and Sole Walk for Animals,” animal lovers and their dogs take a one or two-mile walk around Glen Park, Glen Road, Portsmouth, refreshments, music, demonstrations, vendors, kids’ activities, food trucks, pet contests, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., register, 401- 846-8276, potterleague.org.

‘Hoods Up’ Weekend 10 a.m. See Oct. 13.

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.

Seafood Festival 11 a.m. See Oct. 13.

Fall Frolic Community event for all ages, children’s games, pumpkin carving, pie and pickled foods contests among others, Channing Memorial Church, 135 Pelham St., 11:15 a.m., 401-846-0643.

‘Hawktober’ at NBS Meet a red-tailed hawk, hike in search of wild migratory raptor species, binoculars helpful, recommended for ages 8-and-over, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 1-2:30 p.m., rain date Oct. 21, $12-$14, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Herbal Remedies Program Learn about medicinal and culinary vinegars, bring lunch, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 1-3:30 p.m., $20-$25, advance tickets recommended, 401-423-0005, x3, Watson Farm on facebook.com.

Narragansett Bay Chorus Performs Enjoy popular music in the fourpart a cappella-style known as Barbershop Quartet, full chorus and five quartets, St. Columba’s parish hall, 55 Vaucluse Ave., Middletown, 2 p.m., $20 tickets at the door or on st.columbaschapel.org, 401-847-5571.

Piano Concert Well-traveled, Bulgarian-born Nadejda Vlaeva performs, St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 2 p.m., donations welcome, 401-423-1762.

Sunday Jam Session Features the KB Express, light buffet, open to the public, Pyramid Club, 32-34 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd., 4-8 p.m., $10, 401-847-4308.

Monday

October 15

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.

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

Tuesday

October 16

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 13.

Mystery Movie “The Third Man,” 1949 British film noir set in post-World War II Vienna, 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.

Teen Scrapbooking Teens bring photos and memorabilia, get instruction, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4:30- 6 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Pell Center Panel Discussion Americans in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, Salve’s O’Hare Academic Center, 7-9 p.m., free, register, 401-341-2927, pellcenter.org.

Wednesday

October 17

Cybersecurity Conference Focus is on the growing market for cybersecurity jobs and the need to build a culture of cybersecurity across organizations, Pell Center, 518 Bellevue Ave., 8:30-11 a.m., free, register, 401-341-2927, pellcenter.org.

Halloween Crafts Children preschool through fifth grade drop in to make Halloween crafts, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-6 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

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

Grades 5-6 Book Club “Posted,” by John David Anderson, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-4 p.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

Kids Read to a Dog Children 5-12 sign up for a 15-minute time slot to read to a registered therapy dog, bring a book or choose one of the library’s, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4:30-6 p.m., register, 401-847-8720 x204, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Life of the Mind’ Salon James A. Warren discusses his new book, “God, War, and Providence,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, members free, $10 nonmembers, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Arts Around the Fire Jay Coogan, president of the International Yacht Restoration School (IYRS), talks about his goals for IYRS and design technology, Salvation Café, 140 Broadway, 6-8 p.m., free and informal, newportarts.org.

WWI Film “Legends of the Fall” (1994/R), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 7-9 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday

October 18

Read/Eat/Chat Bring lunch and discuss “The Vanishing Velazquez,” by Laura Cumming, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., noon, members free, $5 nonmembers, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

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.

Library Movie “I, Frankenstein” (2014/PG-13), thriller, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-7 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Hack Your Anxiety’ Psychologist Dr. Alicia Clark discusses her new book, “Hack Your Anxiety,” Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. lecture, reserve, 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Bingo Night Pizza, soft drinks, coffee, sweets, snacks, raffles, supports local nonprofits, Knights of Columbus, 7 Valley Road, Middletown, doors open 5:30 p.m., games 6:30-8:30 p.m., register, 401-341-2395, newportchamber.com.

Thursday Evening Book Discussion “Frankenstein,” by Mary Shelley, newcomers welcome, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Theatrical Performance “Doubt: A Parable,” by John Patrick Shanley, Edward King House, 35 King St., 7 p.m., Oct. 19, 7 p.m., Oct. 20, 2:30 and 7 p.m., Oct. 21, and Oct. 25-28, 2:30 p.m., $12, reserve tickets at 401-846-7426 x2, pay in advance online at edwardkinghouse.org, purchase at the door if available.

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ Theatrical performance by Salve students, open to all, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., Oct. 18-20, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 21, 2 p.m., $8-$15, salve.edu/events/brighton-beach-memoirs.

Friday

October 19

Grimm’s Fairy Trail Children ages 2 and over take a family-friendly walk as Newport Children’s Theatre actors perform scenes from Grimm’s favorites, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Avenue, Middletown, $5, free to children under 5, Oct. 19-20 at 5, 5:30, 6 and 6:30 p.m., newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or newportchildrenstheatre.com to reserve your time.

Exhibit Opening Reception “Projected Planes,” works by Topher Gent and Conny Goelz Schmitt, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, 491 Thames St., 5-8 p.m., 401-612-6121, coastalcontemporarygallery.com.

Annual Taste of Portsmouth Fundraiser for Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 7-9 p.m., $25 in advance at the library or at the door, cash and checks only, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Fortress of Nightmares See Oct. 12.

ShakesFeare’s Tragic Trail Brave souls can witness betrayal, greed and madness as Newport Children’s Theatre actors portray the Bard’s villains, Paradise Valley Park, Prospect Avenue, Middletown, $10, Oct. 19-20, tours at 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 8:45 and 9:15 p.m., newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or newportchildrenstheatre.com to reserve your time.

Theatrical Performance 7 p.m. See Oct. 18.

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Oct. 12.

Saturday

October 20

Fall Festival and Wellness Fair Free community event with arts and crafts, activities, rock wall, bounce house, games, mental health wellness vendors, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, 10 a.m.- noon, rain or shine, 401-847-9200 x118, Newportymca.org.

Essential Oils Program Learn how to improve your emotional well-being with essential oils, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 10:15- 11:45 a.m., register, 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Common Burying Ground Tour Photograph gravestones, all skill levels welcome, uneven ground, proper footwear suggested, meet at Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15-$20, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Theatrical Performance 2:30 and 7 p.m. See Oct. 18.

Fall Friend-Raiser A Newport Public Education Foundation fundraiser, hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, raffle, Sail Newport, 72 Fort Adams Drive, 4-7 p.m., $25 in advance or at the door, fall friend-raiser on Facebook.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail 5 p.m. See Oct. 19.

Fortress of Nightmares See Oct. 12.

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

ShakesFeare’s Tragic Trail 7:15 p.m. See Oct. 19.

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 18.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Oct. 12.

Sunday

October 21

Pell Bridge Run Participants cross Pell Bridge from Jamestown and end in downtown Newport, four-mile race, proceeds support local charities, 7 a.m. first wave of runners/walkers, must be able to do three miles in an hour pace, register, $55, $65 on-site, pellbridgerun.com.

Guided Bird Walk Experienced and novice birders, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 14.

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ 2 p.m. See Oct. 18.

Exhibit Opening Reception “Dark Matter” features works by Jemison Faust and Jason Chase, Atelier Newport, 200 Bellevue Ave., 2-4 p.m., exhibited through Dec. 1, 401-619-0700, ateliernewport.com.

Theatrical Performance 2:30 p.m. See Oct. 18.

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