THE NEWPORT COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS ‐ February 2013 ©J&E Publications Tel. 401‐619‐2605 Online: newportcountyevents.blogspot.com
Things to do in Newport County & Nearby: The information regarding events is considered reliable, but since this calendar is prepared in advance, we recommend that you call or contact the event directly ahead of time for the latest information.
1st Owl Prowl at the Norman Bird Sanctuary located at 583 Third Beach Road in Middletown. Learn about birds of prey then head out on a night hike to listen for owls. 6pm. For ages 8 and up. Reservations suggested. $8 members, $10 non‐members. Call 401‐846‐2577 or visit normanbirdsanctuary.org for details.
2nd Pirate Palooza Storytime at the Middletown Public Library, 700 West Main Rd. Dress in your pirate best and join the crew for some pirate storytime fun, games, pirate hat craft, and more. Ages 4‐10. Begins 1pm. Pre‐registration required. For info, call 401‐846‐1573. 2nd Kids Workshop at the Home Depot, 878 West Main Rd., in Middletown. Drop by anytime from 9am‐12pm for a free “how‐to workshop” geared for children ages 5‐12. Create a Valentine card holder this Saturday. For info, call 401‐845‐5092. 2nd Save The Bay Seal Watching Cruises. Family fun on the Bay. Tours depart from 142 Long Wharf Dock in Newport on Saturdays & Sundays. All ages welcome. For more details, visit www.savebay.org.
3rd Scenic Train Ride on the Old Colony and Newport Railway. 19 America’s Cup Ave. in Newport. Reservations suggested. For details and schedule, visit ocnrr.com.
1 1st‐28th The Newport Skating Center will participate in the annual “Ton of Love" Food Drive. America’s Cup Ave. in Newport. All donors ‐Owl Prowl will receive a free hot chocolate. Non‐perishables, no glass bottles ‐Ton of Love please! For more info, visit their website at www.skatenewport.com. Food Drive 1st‐28th Have a great time exploring Roger Williams Park Zoo with ‐Children’s half priced admission through February. 1000 Elmwood Avenue in Storytime Providence. For more details, call 401‐785‐3510 or visit rwpzoo.org. ‐RWP Zoo
2 ‐Pirate Palooza ‐Seal Watch ‐Speaker Series ‐Kid’s Workshop
3 ‐Scenic Train Ride ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Newport Skating Center ‐Seal Watch
4 ‐Applebee’s ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Newport Skating Center ‐Dance Lessons
5 ‐Nonni’s ‐Ton of Love Food Drive ‐Computer Help ‐Storytime ‐Planetarium Show
6 ‐Applebee’s ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Skating Center ‐Chess Group ‐Tech Savvy ‐Book Chat
7 ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Newport Skating Center ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading
8 ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Newport Skating Center ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime
9 ‐Ocean Access Cleanup ‐Speaker Series ‐Seal Watch ‐Ton of Love Food Drive
10 ‐Valentine Crafts ‐Seal Watch Cruise ‐Scenic Train Ride ‐Food Drive
11 ‐Applebee’s ‐Valentine Crafts ‐Ton of Love Food Drive ‐Dance Lessons
12 ‐Nonni’s ‐Valentine Crafts ‐Computer Help ‐Food Drive ‐Storytime
13 ‐Applebee’s ‐Valentine Chocolate Party ‐Chess Group ‐Tech Savvy ‐Book Chat
14 ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Newport Skating Center ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading
15 ‐Newport Winter Festival ‐Fireworks ‐Family Show ‐Lantern Tour ‐Storytime
16 ‐Winter Festival ‐Aerosmith Tribute Show ‐Ice Sculpting ‐Chili Cook Off ‐Seal Watch
17 ‐Newport Winter Festival ‐Children’s Fair ‐Maple Sugaring ‐Train Ride
18 ‐Applebee’s ‐Newport Winter Festival ‐Children’s Fair ‐Train Ride ‐Lessons
19 ‐Nonni’s ‐Winter Festival ‐American Girl Event ‐Computer ‐Storytime
20 ‐Applebee’s ‐Winter Festival ‐Train Ride ‐Chess Group ‐Tech Savvy ‐Book Chat
21 ‐Pennfield School Event ‐Winter Festival ‐Ballard Park ‐Train Ride ‐Shakespeare
22 ‐Newport Winter Festival ‐Illusionquest ‐Comedy Show ‐Ballard Park ‐Lantern Tour
23 ‐Newport Winter Festival ‐Beatlemania ‐Chicken Wing Cook Off ‐Ballard Park
24 ‐Newport Winter Festival ‐Festival Day at Easton’s Beach ‐Train Ride ‐Food Drive
25 ‐Applebee’s ‐Ton of Love Food Drive at Newport Skating Center ‐Round Dance Lessons
26 ‐Nonni’s ‐Food Drive ‐Children’s Storytime ‐Drop‐In Computer Session
27 ‐Applebee’s ‐Ton of Love Food Drive ‐Weekly Chess Group ‐Tech Savvy ‐Book Chat
28 ‐Ton of Love Food Drive ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading at Redwood Library
MARCH 1 ‐Cupcake Charlie’s Spring Opening! ‐Newport Irish Heritage Month
MARCH 2 ‐Kid’s Workshop ‐Newport Irish Heritage Month
4th Round Dance Lessons at the Multi TUESDAYS IN Purpose Senior Center on Mondays. FEBRUARY 110 Bristol Ferry Rd. in Portsmouth. Call Bring in this Joyce at 508‐672‐0259 for more details. coupon when you dine in 5th Drop‐in Computer Help at Tiverton and we will Public Library. Our friendly technology take $10 off staff is here on Tuesdays from 4:30‐6pm your bill of $40 or more. in the Meeting Room. Laptops available or bring your own. For information, visit 1 coupon per table tivertonlibrary.org or call 401‐625‐6796. Nonni’s Italian Kitchen & Pasta Shop 5th Family Fun at the Krupowicz 1154 Stafford Road Planetarium at J.H. Gaudet Middle Tiverton, Rhode Island School. 1113 Aquidneck Avenue in Telephone: (401) 624-3087 Middletown. “What is in the Sky www.nonnispastashop.com Tonight?” NEW Astronaut Full Dome Show begins at 6pm. Doors open at 5:30pm with various activity stations available 30 minutes prior to the start of the show. $3/person, $2/children under 8 (no one under age 4). No reservations – first come, first served. Seating capacity is 60 people. For more information, visit their website at mpsri.net. 8th Storytime at Barnes & Noble located at 1311 West Main Road in Middletown. Held winter SPEAKER series on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30am. For Saturdays in January and February more information, call 401‐846‐3313. 6th Weekly Chess Group at Empire Tea & Coffee, 22 Broadway in Newport on Wednesdays at 7:30pm. Free. Join other enthusiasts for some friendly competition. For info, call 401‐619‐1388 or visit their website at www.newportbubbletea.com. 6th TechSavvy technology education at 683 West Main Road in Middletown. Free. Wednesdays at 5pm. Seating is limited. Visit robintime.com to register in advance. 401-848-8200 · newportartmuseum.com 6th Book Chats at Harbor House located at 111 Washington St., Newport. Wednesdays, 11am‐12pm. Free. For info, call 847‐8720. 7th Shakespeare at Redwood Library, Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Thursdays at 5pm in the Carpenter Board Room. Free for members, $2 for non‐members. Call 401‐847‐0292 or visit their website at www.redwoodlibrary.org for details. 9th Save the Bay’s Clean Ocean Access Cleanup at Ruggles Ave. in Newport. 12‐2pm. Bring sun, gloves, bundle up and a bottle of water or a warm drink and help us make a difference! For info, contact Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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10‐12th Free Family Craft Time at Michael’s located at 1305 West Main Rd. in Middletown. Bring the whole family to make free, fun Valentine themed crafts each day. One per person. Materials Included. Quantities are limited. For more information and schedule of times, call 401‐848‐5303.
13th Valentine Chocolate Party at the Newport Public Library located at 300 Spring Street in Newport. 3:30pm. Children ages 6 and up are invited to 809 Aquidneck Ave. Middletown, RI Telephone: 401-635-2494 celebrate Valentine’s Day by creating a variety of Valentine crafts. Hot sellsellsuzi.com ~ email@example.com chocolate and candy treats will be served! Registration is required and limited. For info, call 401‐847‐8720 ext. 204.
15th‐24th 25th Annual Newport Winter Festival. Join our “Silver Sparkle Celebration!” as the Newport Winter Festival commemorates it’s 25th Anniversary! With over 150 events, this festival has become “New England’s largest winter extravaganza.” For a listing of all daily activities and events, also where to purchase Winter Festival Buttons, call 401‐847‐7666 or go to their website at www.newportwinterfestival.com.
15th 25th Anniversary Newport Winter Festival Fireworks Display over Newport Harbor. 6:30pm. Call 401‐847‐7666 for more information.
15th Family Ventriloquist & Magic Show at the Hyatt Regency, 1 Goat Island, Newport. A fast‐paced, cutting edge show filled with hilarious magic, lively ventriloquist characters and surprises. 7:30pm. Purchase tickets at the door. For info, call 401‐847‐7666.
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16th Aerosmith Tribute Show: Draw The Line at the Hyatt Regency Newport. 8pm. Call 401‐847‐7666 or visit newportwinterfestival.com for more details.
16th Ice Sculpting Demonstration presented by Bailey T’s, 12 Long Wharf Mall. 11am‐2:30pm. Don’t miss these spectacular works of ice! Free. For more information, call the Newport Winter Festival office at 401‐847‐7666.
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Map of Newport County 16th 18th Annual Chili Cook‐Off at the Newport Harbor Hotel, 49 America’s Cup Ave. in Newport. Don’t miss the chance to taste them all and vote for your favorite! Tickets available for purchase at the door. 11am‐3:30pm. For info, call 401‐847‐7666. 16‐17th Maple Sugaring at Coggeshall Farm, 1 Coggeshall Farm Road in Bristol. Admission fee. 10am‐4pm. For more info, call 401‐253‐9062 or visit their website at www.coggeshallfarm.org. 17‐18th Children’s Fair presented by Radio Disney at the Newport Marriott Ballroom. Bring your kids for this day of family fun. 11:30am‐4pm. Admission fee. Visit newportwinterfestival.com for info. 19th American Girl Fun at Portsmouth Free Public Library. 2658 East Main Road in Portsmouth. For kids in grades 1 through 4. For more details, call 401‐683‐9457. 21‐23rd 8th Annual Illuminated Garden at Ballard Park in Newport. Thousands of lights on display in the 3 acre quarry meadow. 6‐9pm. Visit ballardpark.org for details. 21st The Pennfield School presents the Toe Jam Puppet Band. 110 Sandy Point Avenue in Portsmouth. Begins at 10:15am. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 401‐849‐4646 or visit their website at www.pennfield.org. 22nd Illusionquest at the Hyatt Regency, Newport. Entertainment for the entire family. 6:30pm. Purchase tickets at the door. For more details, call 401‐847‐7666. 22nd Winter Festival Comedy Show. Hotel Viking, Newport. 8pm. 401‐847‐7666 for info. 23rd Beatlemania at the Hyatt Regency Newport. 9pm. Call 401‐847‐7666 for details. 23rd 3rd Annual Chicken Wing Cook‐Off at the Hyatt Regency Newport. From 11:30‐3:30pm. Call 401‐847‐7666 or visit www.newportevents.com for more info. 24th Festival Day at Easton's Beach. All ages are welcome to this wonderful day of festivities! 11am‐2pm. For info, call 401‐847‐7666 or visit newportwinterfestival.com. March 1st Cupcake Charlie's Spring Re‐Opening! Spring is just around the corner and on March 1st, Cupcake Charlie's will be re‐opening for their third season in the Brick Market Place in Newport, RI! Kiss your cupcake cravings goodbye and stop in for a delicious, freshly baked, gourmet cupcake ‐ or two! Life is Short...Eat a Cupcake! Open Daily 11am‐6pm! Visit www.cupcakecharlies.com for more info.
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