Serenade the summer sunset on Third Beach at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Beach Bash, set to take place on Thursday, August 8th.

Surf rock band The TeleDynes will be providing the lively tunes as guests enjoy complimentary wine, beer, lemonade and iced tea. Guests can pack their own picnic or choose from food vendors on site, including Newport Island Catering, Mooseman’s Kettle Corn, Becky’s Dogs and Peabody’s Beach Snack Shack. For dessert, guests can gather around the fire for s’mores and then cool off with ice cream compliments of Ben & Jerry’s Newport.

“We’re excited to invite the community to celebrate open space and wildlife habitat protection,” said Maureen Coleman, director of development in a press release. “Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Third Beach property is a gem, and the Beach Bash provides an incredible opportunity to take in a gorgeous sunset view and have some family beach-night fun.”

Norman Bird Sanctuary Education Staff will be teaching kids how to seine for fish and other interesting sea creatures. Guests are encouraged to go for a sunset paddle with a complimentary kayak or paddleboard provided by Jamestown Outdoors.

The proceeds from the Beach Bash directly support Norman Bird Sanctuary’s mission to preserve and steward 325 acres of wildlife habitat, including a significant portion of Third Beach. Proceeds also provide educational opportunities, including school field trip programs at Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Coastal Education Center at Third Beach.

The event will run 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Registration: $22 Members, $25 Non-members, $10 Under Age 21. Limited tickets are available online until sold out.

Rain date: Thursday, August 15th

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