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Discover all that’s happening, new, and to do this Christmas Week around Newport County.

This story will be updated as we learn of additional events and meetings, so check back often. If you have an event or meeting that you’d like to see included here, email ryan@whatsupnewp.com.

Monday, December 21

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • 1:15 pm – WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Stefan Pryor, RI Commerce Secretary

Tuesday, December 22

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • 1 pm – Governor Raimondo’s weekly COVID-19 press briefing

Wednesday, December 23

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled.

Thursday, December 24

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled.

Friday, December 25

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled.

Saturday, December 26

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled.

Sunday, December 27

Things To Do

JPT Film & Event Center Virtual Screening Room 

City & Government

  • Nothing scheduled.

Live on WUN (on our Facebook Page and website)

  • Nothing scheduled.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.