NEWPORT, RI – Good Morning, today is Thursday, June 2, 2022.
🌊 The Rhode Island Foundation is sending a Newport teen off to college with a scholarship honoring Roger Williams, the state’s founding father. Ava Reise won the four-year, renewable scholarship through the Foundation’s Carter Roger Williams Initiative, which was launched by philanthropists Letitia and the late John Carter. Read More
🌊 Summer in Newport and live music, they go together like clam cakes and chowder.
There’s no short supply of live music on any given night in Newport. Here’s a look at all that can be enjoyed outdoors this summer for free or for a small donation – Schedule: Outdoor music series’ to enjoy during this spring, summer, and fall
🌊 Check out Dive Bar, an upsacle cocktail lounge, at The Surf Club!
🌊 Here’s your chance to participate in a public tour of the ongoing reconstruction of the Newport Pell Bridge approaches
🌊 ICYMI: Yesterday, we caught up with Newport School Superintendant Colleen Burns Jermain. We talk about school safety, regionalizations, construction projects, graduation, and more!
🌊 Works by Kelley Donnelly of Newport is among the summer exhibit in the GREEN SPACE Gallery at TF Green International Airport. Read More
🌊 This month, Newport Police Officers will be wearing a Pride patch. Proceeds from this patch will go directly to Newport Out, according to NPD. The Pride flag raising at Newport City Hall is on June 3rd at 5 PM and Newport Pride Weekend is June 24, 25, and 26!
To purchase the patch, visit https://npdpatches.company.site
🌊 The biennial Atlantic Cup, which was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, had to be put on hold again in 2022 due to low entries, Sailing Scuttlebutt reports. The race was scheduled to stop in Newport, RI; Charleston, SC; and Portland, ME.
🌊 Today we cross another longer-day milestone – 15 hours of sun is on the schedule.
Thanks for reading, have a great Thursday,
What’s Up Today
- Today – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
- Tonight – Showers, mainly after 1am. Low around 58. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Today – Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming E 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Tonight – E wind around 6 kt. Showers, mainly after 1am. Seas 1 ft or less.
- Coastal Water Temperature: 59°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
- Sunrise: 5:13 am | Sunset: 8:14 pm | 15 hours of sun.
- High tide at 10:37 am & 10:44 pm | Low tide at 4:03 am & 3:43 pm.
- Moon: Waning Crescent, 2.3 days, 6% lighting.
Things To Do
- 10 am to 12 pm – Tree Corps Volunteers at Morton Park
- 12 pm – Taproot Slider Thursdays at Newport Vineyards
- 12:15 pm & 2:05 pm – Coastal Queen’s Spring Lighthouse Cruises departing from Bowen’s Wharf, Newport
- 6 pm – Cocktail Club Mixology Class at Hotel Viking
- 7:30 pm – Lecture to explore the lives of Jewish Women in early New York and Newport
- 7:30 pm – Tell Newport “Dang!” at The Firehouse Theater
- For more events and things to do, visit our events calendar.
- JPT Film & Event Center: Downton Abbey 2: A New Era at 4 pm, National Theatre Live – Henry V at 7 pm
- Landing: Justin Pomfret at 2:30 pm, Timmy Smith at 6 pm
- Narragansett Cafe: They Were Robots from 8 pm to 11 pm
- Newport Blues Cafe: Felix Brown Band at 9 pm
- One Pelham East: Sugarbabies at 8 pm
- Ragged Island Brewing: Trivia in the Barn at 6 pm
- The Firehouse Theater: Tell Newport “Dang!” at 7:30 pm
- The Reef: Eric Fontana from 6 pm to 9 pm
- Top of Pelham: Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
City & Government
- Newport – Newport School Committee – Wellness Subcommittee at 3:30 pm
- Portsmouth – Portsmouth School Committee – Safety Subcommittee at 2 pm, Portsmouth School Committee at 6 pm
- Tiverton – Tiverton Wastewater District at 5:30 pm, Tiverton Recreation Commission at 6 pm, Tiverton Dog Park Advisory Committee at 6:30 pm, Tiverton Town Council at 7 pm
Governor McKee will host a minority small business roundtable at 5 pm at Rhode Island College Workforce Development Hub to hear feedback from the small business community and discuss the Administration’s FY23 budget proposals to help small businesses.
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