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Events for May 5, 2022

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Newport Foodies Stroll

April 30 @ 11:30 am - October 15 @ 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 15, 2022

Newport, 62 Broadway
Newport, RI 02840 United States
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Come and taste the best from local eateries and learn about the rich history of Newport, from the pirates, the Gilded Age, prohibition and much more all while strolling the historic streets and enjoying a variety of gourmet delights. Our tours are small to make sure our guests receive a personalized experience and run twice […]

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Watercolor Painting with Artist Mary Ellen Dwyer

May 4 @ 10:00 am - June 8 @ 12:00 pm
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809 United States

Discover the joy of watercolor painting in this beginner/intermediate course.Through demonstrations, learn the basics of tools, color, composition, and paint application as you learn new techniques and work on developing your inner artistic talent. Individualized instruction will guide each student in creating beautiful watercolor paintings. 8 Student maximum per classMary Ellen is a Signature artist […]

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10:00 am

Nature Drawing: May 5: Garden Blossoms in Colored Pencil

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blithewold Mansion, 101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809 United States

The Nature Drawing Class's are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the class will focus on rendering color, texture and design in nature. A variety of art materials and techniques will be presented with colored pencil the main medium. […]

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Touro Synagogue: Step inside America’s oldest synagogue once again

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Closed Wednesdays & Saturdays
Touro Synagogue, 52 Spring Street
Newport, 02840
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Visit webpage for ticket prices: https://tourosynagogue.org/plan-a-visit/hours-admissions/

Touro Synagogue, a National Historic Site, has re-opened for the 2022 Season and will be open 5 days a week in May. Touro Synagogue Foundation is also pleased to announce that the history presentations will once again take place inside the synagogue building, which had been closed for two years, due to covid restrictions. In […]

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4:00 pm

Bird Box Bonanza

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
norman bird sanctuary, 583 Third Beach Road
Middletown, RI 02842 United States
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$3 – $10

Each year, the Norman Bird Sanctuary installs over two hundred nest boxes throughout our fields, providing habitat for migrating birds. Join us to learn all about this exciting annual program and how it supports the local ecosystem. Enjoy a presentation and guided walk along the fields of the Norman Bird Sanctuary for the opportunity to […]

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6:00 pm

Creating a Container Garden

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum, 101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809 United States

Sophath Toun will demonstrate and guide participants in making a living tabletop arrangement with flair.The container garden will be assembled using an array of unique and exciting new plants, as well as indestructible old favorites, from her own shop. Your container garden will be perfect for a shady outdoor table display or indoors in a […]

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7:30 pm

Judah Touro Series Opens with a talk on religious freedom in colonial Newport

May 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Touro Synagogue Foundation has announced the first program of its 2022 Judah Touro Program Series, to be presented virtually, via Zoom, on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. Professor Carla Pestana will present a lecture titled “Religious Freedom in early America: Newport’s colonial Jewish community in context.” While Newport’s historic tradition of religious liberty is […]

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