CALENDAR – Newport This Week

CALENDAR  Newport This Week

Thursday

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October 10

‘Boeing, Boeing’ Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant, 102 Connell Hwy., through Nov. 17, dates/times/prices vary, 401-848-7529, newportplayhouse.com.

Chess Club For beginners and more advanced chess players ages 16 and over, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3-4 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Gallery Night Free guided walking tour of participating venues in Newport and Middletown, 4-8 p.m., newportgallerynight.com.

Opening Reception Public event, “PURPLE: Fashion and Fancy, Highlights from the Texas Fashion Collection,” exhibit of historic and designer wear that explores the cultural significance of the color purple, Salve Regina’s Dorrance H. Hamilton Gallery, 5-7 p.m., 401-341-2981, salve.edu.

Art after Dark Adult game night includes cash bar, chips, popcorn and candy, and among the games are “Eye Spy” scavenger hunt and “Clue,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 5-8 p.m., free, register, 401- 848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Meet the Artist Newport Gallery Night, meet the artist, Spring Bull Gallery, 55 Bellevue Ave., 5-8 p.m., 401-849-9166, springbullgallery.com.

Adult Trivia Night Come with a team of up to six or go on your own and join a team upon arrival, pizza and beer, 21 and over event, bring ID, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30-8 p.m., $15, register, 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Rogue Island Comedy Festival Stand-up comedy, various venues, through Oct. 14, schedule on rogueislandcomedyfest.com.

Newport Historical Society Talk “They Were Good Soldiers: African Americans Serving in the Continental

Army, 1775-1783,” with author John Rees, Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-$5, reserve, 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Drum Practice Open to guests to come and listen, 222 Middle Road, Portsmouth, 6 p.m., 401-683-4589, aquidneck_ indian@verizon.net, aquidneckindiancouncil.org.

Sunset Bike Ride The bike ride starts at Melville Ponds Campground, 181 Bradford St., Portsmouth, 6-7:30 p.m., 401- 400-4118, details bikenewportri.org.

Rock-the-Mansion Gala Newport Mental Health fundraiser, Ocean Cliff, 65 Ridge Road, 6-10 p.m., $95, tickets at 401-846-1213 or newportmentalhealth.org.

Mushroom Hunting Lecture Learn about mushroom hunting in Rhode Island, recommended for adults and older teens, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 6:30-8 p.m., $12-$14, reserve, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Artist Talk “Beyond the Canvas,” roundtable discussion of the artists, Jamestown Arts Center, 26 North Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Genealogy Meeting Newport County Genealogy Society meeting, LDS Church, 177 Miantonomi Ave., Middletown, 7-8 p.m.

Friday

October 11

Women’s Bike Ride Meet at Ten Speed Spokes, 18 Elm St., 6:30-7:30 a.m., info@bikenewportri.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, reservations recommended, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Jamestown Windmill Historic windmill opens, North Road, Jamestown, 1-4 p.m., jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.

Katharine Hepburn Film Series “The African Queen” (1951), starring Humphrey Bogart, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Illustration Museum Tour The National Museum of American Illustration, Vernon Court, 492 Bellevue Ave., offers a guided tour every Friday at 3 p.m., check scheduling on holiday weekends, children under 5 not admitted, advance reservations not needed, tour included with admission, 401- 851-8949, americanillustration.org.

CineFesta! “Marriage Italian Style,” starring Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni, Italian with English subtitles, Edward King House, 35 King St., 6 p.m., free, open to public, RSVP, edwardkinghouse.org, 401-846-7426, newportfesta.org.

Fortress of Nightmares Tunnels of Terror, Mayhem 3-D, Paranormal 360, Spirits Rising Haunted House, at Fort Adams, Fort Adams Drive, 7-10 p.m., prices vary, fortressofnightmares.org.

Rogue Island Comedy Festival See Oct. 10.

Improv Comedy Watch the Bit Players create bits from audience suggestions, pure improvisation, Firehouse Theater, 4 Equality Park Place, 8-9:45 p.m., BYOB, $18, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

October 12

Aquidneck Farmers Market Local products and produce, parking lot behind Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturdays through Oct. 26, 401-256-7077, aquidneckcommunitytable.org.

Spanish Conversation For adults and teens with a basic level of Spanish who want to

practice speaking, comprehension and reading, every other Saturday, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 10-11 a.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Guided Mushroom Walk Hands-on hike with New England’s leading mushroom-hunting teachers, recommended for adults and older teens, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 10-11:30 a.m., $12-$14, reserve, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

French Conversation Alliance Francaise of Newport hosts a drop-in group for French speakers of all levels, The French Confection, 72 East Main Road, Middletown, 10:30 a.m., alliancefrancaisenewportri.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.

‘Healing of the Water’ Event Join members of the Aquidneck Intertribal Indian Council for “Healing of the Water,” Founders’ Brook, Old Boyd’s Lane, Portsmouth, 11:30 a.m., rain date Oct. 13, potluck lunch follows at 222 Middle Road, Portsmouth, bring something to share, RSVP, 401- 683-4589.

Beach Clean-Up Assist Clean Ocean Access in cleaning up the shoreline at Cory’s Lane, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Guided Museum Tour View highlights of the collection and works from changing exhibits, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 1-2 p.m., included with the price of admission, tickets recommended, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

‘Beyond Broadway’ Features breweries, wineries, food vendors, live music, Great Friends Meeting House, 21 Farewell St., noon-4, free and open to all ages, 5-8 p.m., 21-and-over event, valid ID required, $22 in advance, $25 at the door, cash only onsite for additional drink tickets, $7 each, schedule of events and tickets on broadwaystreetfair.com.

Broadway Street Fair Music, food, family activities, artwork, local nonprofits, from Equality Park on Broadway into Washington Square, noon-6 p.m., rain or shine, schedule of events, broadwaystreetfair.com, updates on facebook.com/broadwaynewport.

Jamestown Windmill 1 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Family Movie Children 6-12 watch “Detective Pikachu” on a big screen, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Exhibit Opening Reception “Shaping Tales,” glass, fiber sculpture, painting, video projection, Coastal Contemporary Gallery, 491 Thames St., 5-9 p.m., 401-612-6121, coastalcontemporarygallery.com.

Rogue Island Comedy Festival See Oct. 10.

Mystery at the Museum Enjoy “Who Ghost There?” a 90-minute whodunnit, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324-9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Sunday

October 13

Newport Marathon and Half Marathon Begins at Easton’s Beach, 175 Memorial Blvd., 7:30 a.m., register, newportmarathon.com.

Guided Bird Walk Count bird species with an experienced guide, learn how to identify common year-round residents and seasonal migrants, all birding levels welcome, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 8-10 a.m., 401-846- 2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Golden to Gilded Age 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 suggested, 401-841-8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Jamestown Windmill 1 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Prescott Farm Event Explore nature trails with guides, talk with master gardeners, climb inside the windmill, learn about the lasting importance of stone walls on Aquidneck Island, Prescott Farm, 2009 West Main Road, Middletown, noon-3 p.m., free, 401-849-7300, newportrestoration.org.

Coastal Clean-Up Pick up trash and record data, McCorrie Point Beach, McCorrie Lane, Portsmouth, 1-3 p.m., 401- 272-3540 x130, volunteer waiver release forms and other stipulations, visit savebay.org.

Herbal Remedies Join an herbalist to investigate medicinal and culinary vinegars and how they can boost your immune system, make a sample to take home, Watson Farm, 455 North Road, Jamestown, 1-3:30 p.m., $20-$25, registration recommended, 401-423-0005, x3, Watson Farm on facebook.com.

‘History Comes Alive’ Actors from the Portsmouth Community Theater portray characters from Portsmouth’s history, Portsmouth Historical Society Museum, 870 East Main Road at Union St., 2:30 p.m., last tour starts at 4 p.m., portsmouthhistorical.org.

Rogue Island Comedy Festival See Oct. 10.

Full Moon Bike Ride Leisurely 14-mile bike ride around town, then refreshments, Bike Newport, 62 Broadway, 5:30-7:30 p.m., must have bike, bike helmet, bright headlight, flashing taillight, water bottle, register, 401-619- 4900, bikenewportri.org.

Michael DiMucci In Concert Festa Italiana event, includes complimentary appetizers and cash bar, Atlantic Resort, 240 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 7:30 p.m., $35, tickets limited, advance sales 401-683-4378, newportfesta.org.

Monday

October 14

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, reservations recommended, 401-841- 8770, newporthistorytours.org.

Columbus Day Parade Steps off at noon from St. Joseph’s Church, Broadway and Mann Avenue, to the Columbus Monument on Memorial Boulevard at Bellevue Avenue, 401-533-3211, newportfesta.org.

Beavertail Lighthouse Climb the tower, Beavertail State Park, Jamestown, noon-3 p.m., information and restrictions, beavertaillight.org.

Rogue Island Comedy Festival See Oct. 10.

Tuesday

October 15

French Conversation 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 12.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 12.

Tuesday Matinee “Pavarotti” (PG-13 documentary), Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401- 423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Return to Camelot’ Remembrance of JFK and Jaqueline Bouvier’s wedding, live music and video presentation, St. Mary’s Church, corner of Spring Street and Memorial Boulevard, 2 p.m., Tuesdays through Oct. 22, returntocamelot.org.

Third Tuesday Book Discussion Adults discuss “A Long Way Home: A Memoir,” by Saroo Brierly, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Aquidneck Island Chess Club All ages and levels welcome, bring a set if you have one, sets available, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 4:30-6 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

NPL Cooking Club Adults prepare a dish to share (4-6 servings) from this month’s cookbook selection, “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” by Samin Nosrat, to avoid duplicates, let the library know your recipe, open to all cooking levels, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-7:30 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

newportFilm Presentation “Where’s My Roy Cohn?” (2019/PG- 13), Jane Pickens Theater, 49 Touro St., 7:30 p.m. film then Q&A, $15, advance payment recommended, at the door if available, 401-649- 2784, newportfilm.com.

Wednesday

October 16

Golden to Gilded Age Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. See Oct. 13.

Halloween Crafts Kids drop in to do Halloween crafts, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-5 p.m., 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Growers’ Market Local produce and products, Memorial Boulevard, 2-6 p.m., Wednesdays through Oct. 30, 401-256-7077, aquidneckcommunitytable.org.

Board Games Program Teens play board games and are invited to bring some if they wish, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45-5 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Kids’ Art Class Ages 6-12 learn simple painting techniques and complete a project on canvas, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Teen Game Night Kids in grades 6-12 learn new games or enjoy some old favorites, including Settlers of Catan, Pandemic, Yahtzee, Telestrations, Uno, and Ticket to Ride, Middletown Public Library, 5:30-7:30 p.m., 401-846-1573, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Red Tide Lecture Woods Hole scientist examines recent red tide occurrences and his current research, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 5:30 p.m.

reception, 6-7:30 p.m. lecture, $10 nonmembers, register, 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Arts around the Fire Help public historian and museum professional, Dr. Erik Greenberg, consider the question, “Who are the communities that make up Aquidneck Island, and how can our cultural institutions develop productive and lasting relationships with those communities?” Salvation Café, 140 Broadway, 6-8 p.m., newportarts.org.

Fall for Lucy’s Hearth Fundraiser Fundraiser for Lucy’s Hearth shelter, small plates, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, complimentary wine and beer, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., 6-9 p.m., $135, 401-847-2021, lucyshearth.org.

Dewey’s Readers Adult discussion of “Becoming,” by Michelle Obama, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6:30 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday

October 17

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 12.

Read/Eat/Chat Adults bring lunch and discuss “Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (In That Order),” Newport Art Museum,

76 Bellevue Ave., noon-1 p.m., $5 nonmembers, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Chess Club 3 p.m. See Oct. 10.

Ready, Set, Write! Author Kelly Parlin teaches teens how to prepare themselves to write 50,000 words in 30 days, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45-5 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Alice in Wonderland’ Children’s ballet intended for ages 3 and over, one hour, no intermission, Newport Congregational Church, 73 Pelham St., $30, 401-847-4470, online reservations suggested, islandmovingco.org.

Feeding Frenzy at the Aquarium Help feed over 50 critters from Narragansett Bay, Save the Bay Aquarium, Easton’s Beach, 15 Memorial Blvd., 5-6 p.m., $8-$10, children under 3 free, children must be accompanied by an adult, register, 401-324-6020, savebay.org.

Polar Region Lecture Stories and imagery of polar wilderness from several Newporters who traveled to the Southern Hemisphere, beer, wine, appetizers, Sail Newport, 72 Fort Adams Drive, 6-7 p.m. lecture, reception follows, $10-$15, 401-846-1983 or sailnewport.org.

Island Foghorns Toastmasters Improve your public speaking with the Island Foghorns Toastmasters, Middletown Police Department community room, 123 Valley Road, 5:30 p.m. set-up and networking, 5:45-7 p.m. meeting, islandfoghorns.org.

Sunset Bike Ride 6 p.m. See Oct. 10.

Drum Practice 6 p.m. See Oct. 10.

Trap Fishermen Film “In History’s Wake: The Last Trap Fishermen of Rhode Island,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 6-8 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Thursday Evening Book Discussion Adults discuss “The Nightingale,” by Kristen Hannah, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6:30-7:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Contemporary Ballet “The Nature of Light,” works by four choreographers, open bar, catered intermission, Newport Congregational Church, 73 Pelham St., 7:30 p.m., through Oct. 19, $49-$99 tickets, 401-847-4470, islandmovingco.org.

Friday

October 18

Women’s Bike Ride 6:30 a.m. See Oct. 11.

Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference Public event, through Oct. 19, schedule of events and reservations, visit preservationandmemory.org.

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 11.

Illustration Museum Tour 3 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Teen Art Program Sketching class for teens, no experience necessary, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 3:45-5 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

‘Alice in Wonderland’ See Oct. 17.

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, children under 5 free, through Oct. 19, 5, 5:30, 6, 6:30 p.m., reserve your time at newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or visit newportchildrenstheatre.com.

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, through Oct. 19, tours at 7:15, 7:45, 8:15, 8:45, 9:15 p.m., reserve your time, newportchildrenstheatre@yahoo.com or visit newportchildrenstheatre.com.

Exhibit Opening Reception Opening reception for Portsmouth Arts Guild’s Members’ Show, public event, 6-8 p.m., shown through Nov. 11, 2679 East Main Road, 401- 293-5278, portsmoutharts.org.

Contemporary Ballet 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 17.

‘Taste of Portsmouth’ Fundraiser for Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 21-and-over event, live and silent auction, food and drink, 7-9 p.m., $25, pay at the library or at the door, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Saturday

October 19

‘Cars and Coffee’ Audrain Automobile Museum event, The Elms, 367 Bellevue Ave., view cars from 8-10 a.m., 401-856- 4420, audrainautomuseum.org.

Flea Market, Antique and Crafts Fair Dealers welcome, Newport Elks Lodge, 141 Pelham St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m., 401-225-6166, 401-855-5254.

Cultural and Historic Preservation Conference See Oct. 18.

PUMC Fall Festival Enjoy homemade crafts and candy, baked goods, kids’ activities, silent auction, attic treasures, jewelry, books and lunch, Portsmouth United Methodist Church (PUMC), 2732 East Main Road, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 401-683-4005, pumcri.org.

Books at Bell A talk on Shirley Jackson’s classic horror story, “The Haunting of Hill House,” Isaac Bell House, 70 Perry St., 10-11:30 a.m., $10, 401-847- 1000, newportmansions.org.

Autumn Arts Open House All ages, free event, meet instructors and staff, tour studios, watch demos, make something, Jamestown Arts Center, 26 North Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 401-560-0979, jamestownartcenter.org.

Coronation Coach Rare viewing of the Tinney family gold coach, Miss R.I. will be dressed as Cinderella, Trinity Church, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Oct. 12.

Common Burying Ground Walking Tour “The Uncommon Women of the Common Burying Ground,” depart from the Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $15-$20, reserve, pay at the museum or online, 401-846-0813, newporthistory.org.

Seafood Festival Lots of fresh, local seafood, signature cocktails, beer, live music, family fun, café-style seating, tents, rain or shine, Bowen’s Wharf, 11 a.m., through Oct. 20, 401- 849-2243, schedule of events on bowenswharf.com.

Music in the Galleries Performance by Newport String Project, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 2-4 p.m., $15-$20, includes museum admission, reservations

recommended, 401-848- 8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Parents’ Night Out Kids ages 3-10 enjoy games, pizza dinner, swimming, arts, crafts, Newport County YMCA, 792 Valley Road, Middletown, 4:30-8:30 p.m., $25-$30 per child, discounts for more than one child, registration closes Oct. 18 at noon, 401-847- 9200, newportymca.org.

‘Alice in Wonderland’ See Oct. 17.

Grimm’s Fairy Trail See Oct. 18.

ShakesFeare’s Tragic Trail See Oct. 18.

Mystery at the Museum 7 p.m. See Oct. 12.

Fortress of Nightmares 7 p.m. See Oct. 11.

Contemporary Ballet 7:30 p.m. See Oct. 17.

Sunday

October 20

Pell Bridge Run Runners and walkers of all ages and speeds in a 4-mile road race from Jamestown across Pell Bridge finishing in downtown Newport, supports local nonprofits, 7:15 a.m., register, $57, pellbridgerun.com.

Euro-Car Day View more than 150 Euro Cars in the giant parking lot, Newport Car Museum, 1947 West Main Road, Portsmouth, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 401- 848-2277, newportcarmuseum.org.

Heart and Sole Walk for the Animals Potter League fundraiser walk, food trucks, vendors, pet contests, kids’ fun, music, obstacle course, Glen Farm, Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., register, no fee, participants raise money, 401-846- 0592, potterleague.org.

Seafood Festival 11 a.m. See Oct. 19.

Bird Feeding Basics Workshop Interactive program, learn the basics of feeding birds at home and make a bird feeder out of natural materials, recommended for ages 8 and over, Norman Bird Sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road, Middletown, 2-3 p.m., $12-$14, register, 401-846-2577, normanbirdsanctuary.org.

Concert Pianist Constantine Finehouse and violinist Daniel Kurganov perform jazz, music from the movies and Russian folk tunes, St. Matthew’s Church, 87 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, 2 p.m., donations, 401-423-1762, saintmatthewsjamestown. weebly.com.

Genealogy Databases Two genealogy databases explored on screen with participants to show the breadth of information available, not a how-to class, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 2-4 p.m., register, 401-683-9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Cruising Presentation “Preparing for Offshore and Extended Cruising in the Caribbean,” Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 4-6 p.m., 401-423- 7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

‘Alice in Wonderland’ See Oct. 17.