2018-11-01 / Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday

November 1

Eight Bells Lecture “The World Looked Away: Vietnam After the War,” By Dave Bushy, MWR McMacken Community Center, Fort Adams, 402 Monroe Road, noon, 12 p.m., 401-841-7276, if base access is needed visit the directions and visiting information page, usnwc.edu/news-and-events/events.

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.

Holiday Wine and Beer-Tasting Event Fundraiser for the YMCA’s community support campaign, Newport Vineyards, 909 East Main Road, Middletown, 4:30 p.m., VIP reception, $150, 5-8 p.m., $70, 401-847- 9200, newportymca.org.

‘Pirate’ Book Talk Author Jay Dolin talks about his book, “Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates,” book-signing follows, Newport Historical Society, 82 Touro St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., $1-$5, RSVP, 401-841-8770, newporthistory.org.

Yachting Community Thanksgiving Annual Thanksgiving fundraiser by Newport’s Yachting Community for the Martin Luther King Center, Seamen’s Church Institute and Newport Community Schools food bank, IYAC, 5:30 p.m., suggested donation $20/person.

Toastmasters Island Foghorns Toastmasters meets the first and third Thursdays monthly, 5:45-7 pm., Middletown Police Department, 123 Valley Road., islandfoghorns.org

Preservation Society Lecture “Dispatches from the New American Shore,” with journalist and author Elizabeth Rush, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Ave., 6 p.m., $10-$15, advance ticket purchase required, 401-847-1000, newportmansions.org.

NewportFilm “Inventing Tomorrow,” Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody Ave., 6:30 p.m. film, then conversation, $15, 401-629-2784, newportfilm.com.

Friday

November 2

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.

Newport Restaurant Week Specially priced two-course lunches and three-course dinners at dozens of area restaurants through Nov. 11, discovernewportrestaurantweek.org.

‘A Night of Glitter and Gold’ Enjoy a celebration of The Pennfield School’s visual and performing arts, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, live auction, gallery exhibits, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7-9 p.m., $40 tickets, 401- 849-4646, pennfield.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 p.m., BYOB, $18, 401-849-FIRE (3473), reservations recommended, tickets online at firehousetheater.org.

Saturday

November 3

Cornucopia Fine Arts Sale A gathering of outstanding artisans from all around New England who display and sell their work, family-friendly event, children’s tent with crafts, storytelling and entertainment, benefits The Pennfield School, Little Slocum Farm, 110 Sandy Point Ave., Portsmouth, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $3 adults, free for 18-and-under, 401-849-4646, pennfield.org.

Holiday Showcase Craft Fair Green Valley Country Club, 371 Union St., Portsmouth, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., cherishthemoments.net.

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.

Land Trust Race for Open Space 5K run/walk along Sakonnet Greenway Trail, strollers and leashed dogs welcome, canned good collection, start/finish at The Glen, Linden Lane, Portsmouth, 10:30 a.m. race followed by festivities, registration price varies, 401-849- 2799, ailt.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.

New England Owls Presentation of owl photography and stories, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2-3 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Ryan J. Bourque Neon Night 5K The more neon/glow attire the better, prizes for best glowing costumes, food trucks, music, raffle and more, Fort Getty, Jamestown, 4:30 p.m. registration starts, 6:30 p.m. race, $30 preregistration, $35 day-of, 401-423-7260, recreationinfo@jamestownri.net.

Deblois Gallery “Small Works, BIG IDEAS,” open show and pre-holiday art mart, Deblois Gallery, 134 Aquidneck Ave., Middletown, 1-5 p.m., thru Nov. 25, 401-847-9977, debloisgallery.com.

Mystery at the Museum “A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing,” Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 7 p.m., $10-$30, 401-324- 9436, newportmurdermystery.com.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Fall Moon Festival A Common Fence Music event, Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody St., 8 p.m., $30-$35, 401-683-5085, commonfencemusic.org.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Nov. 2.

Sunday

November 4

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

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.

Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Japanese-American Internment Camp Survivor Newporter and internment camp survivor Ken Nomiyama gives a talk, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 3-5 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Armistice Day Poetry Reading Reading of works by WWI poets, audience can read also, Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Road, 2-3:30 p.m., 401-847- 8720, middletownpubliclibraryri.org.

Community Barn Dance Featuring Newport String Project, Rusty Pick-Up String Band, Tom Perrotti and Mike Fischman, St. Michael’s Country Day School, 180 Rhode Island Ave., 2-4 p.m., newportstringproject.org.

Monday

November 5

Art Exhibit “Winter’s Edge,” all-media show with works by area artists, Town Hall gallery, 93 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown, through Jan. 4, conanicutartassociation.com.

Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

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.

Needles Galore Instruction and assistance for beginning and more experienced knitters, newcomers and drop-ins welcome, Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 2-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.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.

Shakespeare Enthusiasts Gather to read the works of Shakespeare, no experience needed, weekly, except holidays, Newport Public Library, Aquidneck Room, ground floor, 5 p.m.

Brick Market Book Club “Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates,” by Eric Jay Dolin, Museum of Newport History, 127 Thames St., 5:30-6:30 p.m., donations welcome, reserve, 401-841- 8770, newporthistory.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.

Pell Center Lecture “The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States,” with Dr. Jeffrey Lewis, Salve’s O’Hare Academic Building., 36 Ochre Point Ave., 7-10 p.m., free, RSVP, pellcenter.org/events.

Tuesday

November 6

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Library Matinee See a movie at Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Road, 1:30-4 p.m., 401-423-7280, jamestownphilomenianlibrary.org.

Open Studios for Teens Teens with a working knowledge of 3-D printing, vinyl cutting, sewing machines, record players or button making are welcome to use the lab’s resources for independent work, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 4-5:30 p.m., 401- 847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Wednesday

November 7

Wednesday Morning Book Group Meets on first Wednesday of the month, drop-ins welcome, today’s discussion is on “The Cider House Rules,” by John Irving, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 10 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

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.

Pub Trivia Challenge Teams of up to five compete over five rounds, pizza and beer included, 21-plus event, valid ID required, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 6-8 p.m., $10, reserve, 401-847- 0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Maker Lab Open Studio Work independently with a 3-D printer, vinyl cutter and more, for all ages, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 6-8 p.m., 401-847- 8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Thursday

November 8

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Coloring Program 1 p.m. See Nov. 1.

Redwood Classics Reading Program Discuss “The Scarlet Letter,” chapters 13-24, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, all are welcome, Redwood Library, 50 Bellevue Ave., 4:30-5:30 p.m., 401-847-0292, redwoodlibrary.org.

Decorating with Pumpkins Decorate a pumpkin with paint or other materials to make seasonal creation, Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 5-6 p.m., register, 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Author Talk “Myths in American History,” with Frank Grzyb, Portsmouth Free Public Library, 2658 East Main Road, 6:30-7:30 p.m., reserve, 401-683- 9457, portsmouthlibrary.org.

Film Screening “Looking for Oum Kulthum,” by Shirin Neshat, Newport Art Museum, 76 Bellevue Ave., 6:30 p.m., $8-$10, reserve, 401-848-8200, newportartmuseum.org.

Friday

November 9

Rogues and Scoundrels Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Nov. 2.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Nov. 2.

Saturday

November 10

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Nov. 3.

LEGO Fun 11 a.m. See Nov. 3.

Beach Clean-Up Join Clean Ocean Access to clean up Weaver Cove, Portsmouth, noon-2 p.m., 401-236-2561, cleanoceanaccess.org.

Seal Tour Join experts aboard a Save the Bay vessel to view seals on Citing Rock, binoculars provided, Bowen’s Ferry Landing, Market Square, 1-2 p.m., Nov. 11, 2-3 p.m., $17-$22, register, savebay.org/seals.

Family Movie “Incredibles 2” (PG), Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St., 2:30-4:30 p.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.

Thanksgiving Vegan Potluck Bring a vegan Thanksgiving dish for four to share, also a plate and flatware to eat with, Channing Memorial Church Parish House, 6 p.m., free, 860-933-2589, 401-846-0643, islandseasiderabbits@gmail.com.

Mystery at the Museum 7 p.m. See Nov. 3.

Improv Comedy 8 p.m. See Nov. 2.

Sunday

November 11

Golden to Gilded Walking Tour 10:30 a.m. See Nov. 4.

Newport Restaurant Week See Nov. 2.

Seal Tour 2 p.m. See Nov. 10.

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