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April 29, 2017

Events Calendar

Here you will find what events, entertainment, activities and other random things to do  in and around Newport, Rhode Island.

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Octopus’s Garden @ Anchor Bend Glassworks Gallery
Mar 24 – May 5 all-day
Octopus's Garden @ Anchor Bend Glassworks Gallery |  |  |
Our Octopus sculptures are newly redesigned! This fan favorite now features more styles, included frosted glass, transparent cores, a new medium size, and more active tentacles! Come see these exciting changes, and see our sculptures
The Irish in Newport in the 1880 Census: A “Crowd Sourcing” workshop @ Salve Regina University - McKillop Library - Computer labs, basement level
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Irish in Newport in the 1880 Census: A "Crowd Sourcing" workshop @ Salve Regina University - McKillop Library - Computer labs, basement level |  |  |
Have an ancestor or relative who lived in Newport in 1880? If you had, or think you had, an ancestor who lived in Newport during this time, please come to the Salve Regina University Library
Star Kids Gala @ Ochre Court
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Star Kids Gala @ Ochre Court |  |  |
Join us for a spectacular evening of fabulous food, open bar, music and dancing to Decades by DeZyne as we raise vital funds to support educational opportunities to at-risk children in Newport County and Fall
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm
The St. Columba Concert Series will present its final concert of this season on April 30, at 4:00 PM in the church parish hall at 55 Vaucluse Avenue, Middletown RI. Concert pianist Clemens Teufel will
This is another of The Preservation Society of Newport County’s Cultural Connections Series, a round of monthly informal presentations by the directors of some of our sister organizations in Rhode Island. This will be a
May 4 all-day
What Did Alexander Hamilton Drink? Chocolate in the American Colonial Period @ Newport Historical Society Resource Center |  |  |
The next time you pick up a piece of chocolate, consider that you are partaking in an expedition into American history. Alexander Hamilton’s rival, Thomas Jefferson, was a chocolate fan. John and Abigail Adams also
8 Bells Lecture Series @ Seamen's Church Institute
May 4 @ 12:00 pm
8 Bells Lecture Series @ Seamen's Church Institute |  |  |
“Cassandra in Oz: Counterinsurgency and Future War,” by Conrad Crane. When Conrad Crane retired from active duty to become a research professor, he never expected to become a modern Cassandra, fated to tell truth to
Newport Contemporary Fine Arts - Spring Exhibition - Opening May 05, 2017 @ Newport Contemporary Fine Arts |  |  |
Established in 2016 ncfa showcases contemporary painting and sculpture from local and international artists. The Spring Exhibition will feature New American Art by emerging and established artists in paint and sculpture. As an emerging gallery
May 6 @ 6:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Enjoy a signature cocktail, shop our silent and live auction, kick back to live entertainment and a gourmet meal all to benefit our youth mentoring programs throughout Rhode Island.
May 6th (Saturday) at 8pm May 7th (Sunday) at 3pm The Arctic Playhouse, West Warwick, RI Directed and performed by Rachel Hanauer and the Newport Arts Collaborative, “I Love…What’s His Name,” is an original cabaret
May 6 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Evening of Star Gazing at Ballard Park @ Ballard Park |  |  |
Friends of Ballard Park will hold a star gazing program in Ballard Park’s quarry meadow on Saturday, May 6th from 8:30 to 10 pm. Robert Horton, Manager of Astronomical Laboratories at Brown University, and telescope
May 7 @ 8:00 am
Bird Walk at Ballard Park @ Ballard Park |  |  |
Friends of Ballard Park is hosting a bird walk through Ballard Park on Sunday, May 7th. The walk will begin at the Wickham Road entrance (across from Rogers High School) at 8:00 am. Birder Patty
May 6th (Saturday) at 8pm May 7th (Sunday) at 3pm The Arctic Playhouse, West Warwick, RI Directed and performed by Rachel Hanauer and the Newport Arts Collaborative, “I Love…What’s His Name,” is an original cabaret
May 13 @ 7:30 pm
ON THE VERGE: An Evening at the Casinos @ The Casino Theatre |  |  |
One Night Only-May 13th- Island Moving Company Celebrates 35 years Please join us at The Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody Street, Newport, RI 02840 7:30 pm Performance Tickets: $25 Performance Only $55 6 pm pre-show Cocktails
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
This fun, illustrated lecture will take critical lessons learned from The Trustees recent estate garden restoration projects and translate them into design lessons for your own backyard, including the 10 rules for getting your garden
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
It’s gardens galore on Wednesday evenings this spring. Drop in for special garden tours, sketching the collection activities, floral fashions, gallery talks, and much more! Topics vary each session. Lawn chairs and picnics welcomed. Special
Stone Wall Workshop @ Prescott Farm
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Learn the art of traditional stone wall construction and repair from the experts. Master class instructors Chris and Dan Smith lead for the fourteenth year of this active workshop. Coffee, muffins, and water bottles will
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
Mushroom Hike at Ballard Park @ Ballard Park |  |  |
Friends of Ballard Park will hold a mushroom hike Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 2 to 3 pm. Expert mushroom hunters, Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, will share foraging secrets as well as information about
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Newport String Project: Bringing the Outside In @ Rough Point |  |  |
The Newport String Project presents chamber music inspired by the Natural World. In celebration of Rough Point’s “Nature Tamed” exhibition, the Newport String Project returns to the Great Hall for an evening of chamber music
Murder Mystery Night Fundraiser for SCI! @ Seamen's Church Institute
May 26 all-day
Murder Mystery Night Fundraiser for SCI! @ Seamen's Church Institute |  |  |
Step back in time to an era of swingin’ jazz for an evening of music, molls, and murder. Join a cast of spurious characters from all walks of life who have gathered for the “Grand
May 27 all-day
Join us and run or walk in support of individuals with epilepsy.  This family-friendly event includes a pre-race Family Fun Zone, Matty’s Might Dash for kids, and post-race activities for all participants.  A cash prize
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
It’s gardens galore on Wednesday evenings this spring. Drop in for special garden tours, sketching the collection activities, floral fashions, gallery talks, and much more! Topics vary each session. Lawn chairs and picnics welcomed. Special
2017 Newport 10 Miler @ Fort Adams State Park
Jun 4 @ 7:30 am – Jun 4 @ 10:30 pm
We are excited to announce the fifth annual Newport 10 Miler benefiting the Fort Adams Trust! The course prominently features Newport’s scenic coastal views and ends with a truly unique finish as participants enter Fort
Game vs NewBedford @ Cardines Field (Newport)
Jun 7 @ 6:35 pm – 8:35 pm
 
Game at Plymouth @ Forges Field
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
Game vs Upper @ Cardines Field (Newport)
Jun 9 @ 6:35 pm – 8:35 pm
 
Jun 10 all-day
26th Annual English Garden Party at St. Columba’s @ St. Columba's Chapel grounds |  |  |
26th Annual English Garden Party at St. Columba’s Proceeds help support local charitable agencies St. Columba’s Chapel in Middletown, RI is hosting their 26th annual English Garden Party on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 1:00pm
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
SVF Foundation's Annual Visitors Day @ SVF Foundation |  |  |
Learn more about the Smithsonian & SVF Biodiversity Preservation Project. Peak into our facilities and meet our laboratory, veterinary and animal husbandry staff. Attend live cryogenics and sheep shearing demonstrations. Enjoy Julian’s Omnibus food truck
Craft, Garden & Botanical Fair @ Elks Club Lodge, Newport
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Craft, Garden & Botanical Fair @ Elks Club Lodge, Newport |  |  |
Artisans by the Bay presents their annual Summer Craft, Garden and Botanical Show on the Elks Club Lodge lawn, corner of Pelham and Bellevue, Newport RI. Saturday June 10th 10AM-4PM. Artisan jewelry, plants and herbs,
Game at Vermont @ Montpelier Recreation Field
Jun 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 

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