Discover what’s happening, new and to do this week in and around Newport.

Monday, April 17

10 am – Touch a Truck with Newport Fire Department at Hotel Viking

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

6 pm – Spring Fling at the Chanler 

7 pm – Earth Day Mini-Film Festival at Channing Church

Tuesday, April 18

10:30 am – Save the Bay ‘Touch Tank’ at Hotel Viking

3 pm – Guinness Pint Night for BBAM! at Pour Judgement

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

6 pm – Paddle Craft Safety Workshop at Newport Public Library

6 pm – Screening of Ocean Frontiers III at Seamen’s Church Institue

7 pm – DIY Herbal Cocktails at Gather

8 pm – Battle Chefs V Semi-finals: Marquiss VS Stamps at The Revolving Door

Wednesday, April 19

1 pm – Chronic Disease Self-Management Class at Newport County Community Mental Health Center

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

5:30 pm – Reflections on a Childhood Spent with a Feminist, Revolution-Min at Redwood Library

6:30 pm – Fermentation Class: Catalunya at Forty 1 North

7 pm – April Vacation Family Friendly Funnies at The Firehouse Theater

Thursday, April 20

10 am – Bjorn The Magician at Hotel Viking

2 pm – National Theater Live: Rosencranz & Guildenstern Are Dead at Jane Pickens Theater

4:30 pm – Opera House Third Thursday Theater Spotlight

5:30 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – An Evening of Exultation Among the Daffodils

6 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Daffy Delights, Daquiris & Daffy-tinis

6 pm – Murder Mystery Dinner Show in Newport RI at Hotel Viking

6:30 pm – Dazed & Confused Beer Dinner at Caleb & Broad

6:30 pm – Mixology Class at Christie’s

7 pm – The Zookeeper’s Wife at Jane Pickens Theater

7 pm – Wormtown Brewery Tap Takeover at The Wharf Pub

7:45 pm – Earth Day Outdoor Screening! “Seed: The Untold Story”

Friday, April 21

10 am – Trash Skimmers splash into Newport Harbor at Long Wharf

1 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Mother Nature’s Tunes ‘n Tales

1 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Charlie & the Bucket Truck Kids Event

2:30 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – “Pour Quoi?” – Nature Stories of How and Why

5 pm – Fireside Live Music: Grayson Ty at Newport Vineyards

5 pm – Dinner & A Movie – Family Night at Hotel Viking

6 pm – Newport Daffodil Days Festival – Lighting of the Trees

6 pm – Art of the Arbor Exhibit: a NAH + Newport Arboretum Event

7 pm – Rock & Paint Night at Cross Point Church

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

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).