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Here’s what’s happening in and around Newport, RI during the first weekend of April!

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Friday, March 31

4:15 pm & 7 pm – The Zookeeper’s Wife at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – Thompson Middle School PBIS FUNdraiser at LaForge Restaurant

6 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner at Naval Station Newport

7 pm – MEC Spring Fundraiser 2017 at The Atlantic Newport

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

Saturday, April 1

11:30 am – Opening Weekend – Frosty Freez 

12 pm – Clean Ocean Access Watershed Cleanup at Bailey’s Brook

12:30 pm – Newport RFC vs. Mystic River Rugby at The Joseph “Jay” Kirwin Memorial Rugby Pitch

1 pm – Breathing & Essential Oils Benefits at 146 Broadway

1:30 pm – Norman Bird Sanctuary’s April Fool’s Nature Program at Norman Bird Sanctuary

3 pm to 5 pm – Newport Seal Tour with Save The Bay

4:15 pm & 7 pm – The Zookeeper’s Wife at Jane Pickens Theater

7 pm – April fools day comedy show at Elks Lodge

7 pm – Alison Fracassa’s Ride Fundraiser at Dockside

 7 pm – Magnolia Cajun Band at Sandywood Center For The Arts

7:30 pm – 2017 Newport Night Run

8 pm – Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater

8 pm – April Fools Barrel of Laughs Comedy Show at Newport Vineyards

9 pm – Ace Aceto’s Royal Flush Comedy at Newport Grand

Sunday, April 2

8 am – Free Guided Bird Walk at Norman Bird Sanctuary

8:30 am – Revive Your Image at Vanderbilt Grace Hotel

10 am – Garden Tips and Soil Testing at Prescott Farm

1 pm – Exhibition on Screen: I Claude Monet at Jane Pickens Theater

2 pm & 3 pm – Newport Seal Tour with Save The Bay

2 pm – La Bella Musica in Concert at Newport Public Library

3 pm – Sunday Bloody Funday at Jimmy’s Saloon

3:15 pm &6 pm – The Zookeeper’s Wife at Jane Pickens Theater

3:30 pm –Crafting Butterfly Boxes at McKillop Library

4 pm – RHS Robotics Team Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at Sardella’s

5 pm – Mid Lent Evensong at Emmanuel Church

To view more events (or to submit an event), visit our Event Calendar

Ryan M. Belmore

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