The 12th Annual MOVIES ON THE ROCKS at Ballard Park kicks off on August 2nd with a screening of Finding Dory at 8 pm. Photo by Jennifer Carter.
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Here’s what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport this week.

Tuesday, August 8th

12 pm – A Lively Lunch Series at Touro Park

2 pm to 6 pm – Newport Farmers Market at Pell Elementary School

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power at Jane Pickens Theater

6 pm – JLRI Social Networking at Hotel Viking

6 pm – Newport Recreation Department Summer 2017 Performances at Easton’s Beach

6:30 pm – Representative Carson to host Constituent Meeting at Artillery Company

7 pm – Two Roads Tap Takeover at Plumby’s

Wednesday, August 9th

10 am – Newport Police Youth Outreach Program at Fort Adams State Park

11 am – 7th Annual Author Luncheon, Books on the Beach at OceanCliff

2 pm – Newport Aquidneck Growers Market on Memorial Blvd.

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power at Jane Pickens Theater

5:15 pm – Yoga on the Dock! at Newport Shipyard

5:30 pm – Real Lace Revisited: Inside the Hidden World of America’s Irish Aristocracy at Redwood Library

6 pm Fireside Evening Music Series: Briana White at Newport Vineyards

6:30 pm – Newport City Council Meeting at Newport City Hall

6:30 pm – Seamen’s Speaker Series: Cultural Seascapes: People, Place, Design by Sarah Gaines at Seamen’s Church Institute

7 pm – Family Friendly Funnies at The Firehouse Theater

8:15 pm – Movie On The Rocks – Beetlejuice at Ballard Park

Thursday, August 10th

1 pm – Chapter on Raptors at Ballard Park

4:45 pm & 7:30 pm – An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power at Jane Pickens Theater

5 pm – Art After Dark at Newport Art Museum

6 pm – Newport Recreation Department Summer 2017 Performances at Easton’s Beach

7 pm – Newport To Nashville Songwriter Round at Newport Playhouse

8 pm – “I Love…What’s His Name?” A Cabaret about Confusion in Love in the 21st Century at The Firehouse Theater

8:05 pm – newportFILM presents Bending The Arc at Ochre Court

Friday, August 11th

5:30 pm – Newport Yacht Rendezvous at Newport Shipyard

8 pm – Alive! at The Salvation Army – Main Hall

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

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