THE NEWPORT COUNTY CALENDAR OF EVENTS ‐ MAY 2013 ©J&E Publications Tel. 401‐619‐2605 Online: newportcountyevents.blogspot.com
April 28 ‐Newport 10 Miler ‐Prescott Farm ‐Train Ride ‐Daffodil Days ‐Musical Sundays
April 29 ‐Applebee’s ‐Round Dance Lessons at the Multi Purpose Senior Center
April 30 ‐Drop‐in Computer Help Sessions ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime
1 ‐Applebee’s ‐Spring Orchestra Concert ‐Brick Market ‐Book Chat ‐Tech Savvy
2 ‐ASL Class ‐Lego Club ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading in Newport
3 ‐My Best Friend’s Closet Consignment Sale ‐Band Concert ‐Storytime
4 ‐Spring Craft Fair Event ‐My Best Friend’s Closet Consignment Sale ‐Glen Park ‐Boat Show
5 ‐Police Parade ‐Prescott Farm ‐Train Ride ‐Consignment Sale ‐Bird Walk ‐Birthday Par‐Tea ‐Boat Show ‐Choral Concert ‐Colonial Tour
6 ‐Applebee’s ‐Round Dance Lessons at the Multi Purpose Senior Center
7 ‐Drop‐in Computer Help Sessions ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime
8 ‐Applebee’s ‐Book Chat at Harbor House in Newport ‐Tech Savvy Education
9 ‐ASL Class ‐Lego Club ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading at Redwood Library
10 ‐Newport Children’s Theatre presents “Thoroughly Modern Millie” ‐Storytime
11 ‐Watson Farm ‐Green Animals ‐Spring Nestival ‐Newport Children’s Theatre
12 ‐Tea & Turtles ‐Nestival ‐Prescott Farm ‐Colonial Tour ‐Newport Children’s Theatre
13 ‐Applebee’s ‐Round Dance Lessons at the Multi Purpose Senior Center
14 ‐Drop‐in Computer Help Sessions ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime
15 ‐Applebee’s ‐Book Chat at Harbor House in Newport ‐Tech Savvy
16 ‐ASL Class ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading at Redwood Library
17 ‐3rd Annual Bike to Work Day ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime at B&N
18 ‐Sailing Festival ‐Soap Box Derby ‐Sheep & Fiber ‐Marine Beach Ocean Access Cleanup
19 ‐Prescott Farm ‐Colonial Newport Tour ‐Train Ride ‐Musical Sundays Finale
20 ‐Applebee’s ‐Round Dance Lessons at the Multi Purpose Senior Center
21 ‐Drop‐in Computer Help Sessions ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime
22 ‐Applebee’s ‐Horseshoe Crab Program ‐Tech Savvy ‐Book Chat at Harbor House
23 ‐ASL Class ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading at Redwood Library in Newport
24 ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime at Barnes and Noble in Middletown
25 ‐Atlantic Cup at Fort Adams ‐RI State Beaches ‐Garden and Herb Festival
26 ‐Atlantic Cup at Ft. Adams 2nd Shakespeare at Redwood Library, Bellevue Avenue in Newport. Thursdays ‐Prescott Farm at 5pm. $2 for non‐members, free for members. Visit redwoodlibrary.org for info. ‐Train Ride ‐RI State 2nd Beginner American Sign Language Class at the Jamestown Philomenian Beaches Library located at 26 North Road in Jamestown. Held from 7pm‐8pm. Opening Weekend Free. For more details and to register, call the library at 401‐423‐7280.
27 ‐Applebee’s ‐Round Dance Lessons at the Multi Purpose Senior Center
28 ‐Drop‐in Computer Help Sessions ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime at B&N
29 ‐Applebee’s ‐Book Chat at Harbor House in Newport ‐Tech Savvy Education
30 ‐ASL Class ‐Weekly Shakespeare Reading at Redwood Library in Newport
31 ‐Weekly Children’s Storytime at Barnes and Noble in Middletown
June 1 ‐Chowder Cook off ‐Ballard Park Fundraiser ‐Kid’s Workshop ‐Watson Farm Open House
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 Spring Orchestra Concert at the Casino Theatre, 9 Freebody Street in Newport. 7:30–9:30pm. $8 for general admission, $5 for students & seniors. For info, call 401‐341‐2295.
1st Tech Savvy technology education at 683 West Main Rd. in Middletown. Free. Held on Wednesdays at 5pm. Seating is limited. For more information, visit robintime.com.
1st Book Chats at Harbor House, 111 Washington St. in Newport. Wednesdays from 11am‐12pm. Free. For details, call 401‐847‐8720.
1st‐31st Hearth and Home: Keeping Warm in Early Newport at Brick Market Museum and Shop located at 127 Thames St. in Newport. This new exhibit explores the hearth, the fuels and tools used to start and maintain the fires that kept Newporters warm before the modern thermostat. Daily at 10am. Suggested donation $4 per person. For info, call 401‐841‐8770 or visit newporthistorical.org.
2nd Lego Club at Jamestown Philomenian Library located at 26 North Road in Jamestown. The Club will meet from 3‐4pm on: April 4th and May 2nd for kids ages 8 and up and on April 11th and May 9th for children ages 7 and under. Registration required, limited to 35 children. For more info, call 401‐423‐7280.
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3rd‐5th My Best Friend's Closet Consignment Sale at the Hampton Inn, 317 West Main Rd Middletown. Come and visit our 3 day sale as we will have thousands of gently used items from the best designer brands at up to 70% off of retail prices. Shop our clothing, shoes, handbags, jewelry, accessories and more. Hours: Fri. 10‐7pm, Sat. 10‐5pm, and Sun. 10‐3pm*(*Most items are 50% off.) Visit mybestfriendsclosetsale.com for details. 3rd Spring Band Concert at the Casino Theatre located at 9 Freebody Street in Newport. $8 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors. 8–10pm. For info, call 401‐341‐2295 or visit their website at www.salve.edu to learn more.
3rd Storytime at Barnes & Noble at 1311 West Main Road in Middletown. Held on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30am. For more details, call 401‐846‐3313.
4th Kids Workshop at the Home Depot, 878 West Main Rd. in Middletown. Drop by between 9am‐12pm for a free “how‐to workshop” geared for kids ages 5‐12. For more info, call 401‐845‐5092. ∙ HOMEOWNERS ∙ PROPERTY 4th 6th Annual Spring Craft Fair at the ∙ AUTO ∙ BUSINESS Green Valley Country Club located at 371 Union St. in Portsmouth. 10am‐4pm. Enjoy the day with our Crafters & Vendors and PAUL F. REYNOLDS their unique creations & products. Perfect AGENT AND PRESIDENT for Mother’s Day Gifts or for any occasion. Show specials and discounts, food, baked 126 West Main Road goods, and more! Free Admission and Free Middletown, RI 02842 Parking. Hosted by Cherish The Moments, Business Phone: 401-846-7079 LLC. For details, visit cherishthemoments.net. 4th Portsmouth Free Public Library’s Annual Touch‐A‐Truck at Glen Park. 10am‐2pm. Visit www.portsmouthlibrary.org or call 401‐683‐9457 for more info. 5th The Aquidneck Island National Police Parade Committee cordially invites you to join us as we salute Law Enforcement and celebrate our 30th anniversary. Parade begins at 11:55am from 317 West Main Rd. in Middletown. For info, visit policeparade.org. 5th Birthday Par‐Tea for ladies at the Glen Manor House in Portsmouth. 2‐4pm. Ages 5‐up. Tickets $25. Reservations required. For info, visit GlenManorHouse.com.
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Events for May Continued... 5th Spring Choral Concert at Ochre Court in Newport. 3–5pm. $8 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors. For more information, call 401‐341‐2295.
5th Soil analysis and gardening info at Prescott Farm located at 2009 West Main Road in Middletown. Free. Sundays from 10am to 12pm. For more information, call 401‐849‐7300.
5th Scenic Train Ride on Old Colony and Newport Railway. 19 America’s Cup Avenue in Newport. Reservations suggested. For details, visit ocnrr.com. 5th Discover Colonial Newport Walking Tour. Hear stories of entrepreneurship and religious diversity during Newport’s colonial period. Reservations suggested. Call 401‐841‐8770 for info.
5th Bird Walk at Ballard Park in Newport. Meet at the Wickham Rd. entrance. Learn more about bird identification by sight and sound. 8‐9am. $5 suggested donation. Visit www.ballardpark.org for more information. 6th Round Dance Lessons at the Multi Purpose Senior Center on Mondays located at 110 Bristol Ferry Road in Portsmouth. Call 508‐672‐0259 for info. 7th Drop‐in Computer Help at Tiverton Public Library. Tuesdays from 4:30pm‐6pm WEEKLY OR BI-WEEKLY SCHEDULES in the Meeting Room. Laptops available or Quality Work ∙ Competitive Rates bring your own. For info, call 401‐625‐6796. 10‐12th Newport Children's Theatre Local References presents "Thoroughly Modern Millie,” at 140 Education Lane in Portsmouth in the Call 401-855-4401 Portsmouth High School Auditorium. For info, show times and ticket pricing, go e-mail: email@example.com to www.newportchildrenstheatre.com. Free Estimates 11th Annual Plant Sale at Green Animals Topiary Garden, 380 Cory’s Lane in Portsmouth. Pick up special Mother's Day gifts, topiaries, vintage garden items and more. 10‐5pm. Visit newportmansions.org for more information. 11th Sheep Shearing at Watson Farm located at 455 North Road in Jamestown. Celebrate spring at this annual family‐friendly program. 12‐4pm. For more information, including admission pricing, please call 401‐423‐0005.
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Map of Newport County 11‐12th Spring “Nestival” at Tiverton Four Corners to benefit the Tiverton Food Pantry. 10‐5pm. To participate, donate $1, pick a prize filled egg and win! The eggs will be filled with prizes from participating retailers located in the Four Corners. For more info, visit their website at tivertonfourcorners.com. 12th Annual Mother’s Day Tea and Turtles at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown. 10‐11:30am. To register and for more details, call 401‐846‐2577. 17th Join Bike Newport to celebrate the 3rd annual Bike to Work Day! For more details, visit www.bikenewportri.org. 18th Sail Newport Family Sailing Festival. Come and experience the joy of being on the water with trained instructors. For more info, visit www.sailnewport.org. 18th Rhode Island’s Sheep & Fiber Festival at Coggeshall Farm in Bristol. 9‐5pm. Admission Fee. Call 401‐253‐9062 or go to coggeshallfarm.org for more details. 18th Save the Bay’s Clean Ocean Access Cleanup at Marine Beach in Newport. 12‐2pm. Bring sun/bug protection, gloves, and water. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info. 18th The Annual Ocean State Soap Box Derby races down Memorial Blvd. in Newport. For info, go to the Facebook page or visit oceanstatesoapboxderby.com. 19th Musical Sundays Finale: Navy Band Northeast Woodwind Quintet "Crosswinds” at Newport Public Library, 300 Spring St. in Newport. 2pm. For info, contact 401‐847‐8720. 22nd In Search of Horseshoe Crabs at the Norman Bird Sanctuary located in Middletown. 5:30‐6:30pm. $4 members, $7 non‐members. To register, call 401‐846‐2577. 25‐27th Opening Day Weekend for RI State Beaches. Visit riparks.com for details. 25th Annual Garden & Herb Festival. 10am‐4pm. Rain date is May 26th. The festival is located on the lawn of the historic Soule‐Seabury House at 3852 Main Road, Tiverton Four Corners. Visit tivertonfourcorners.com for more information. 25‐26th The Atlantic Cup presented by 11th Hour Racing is coming to Newport Memorial Day Weekend. The Atlantic Cup is held annually on the eastern seaboard and is an intense race as it tests sailors abilities to race shorthanded, offshore and inshore. Racing is from 11am‐4pm Saturday & Sunday with the start/finish line just off the northern end of Fort Adams. Pack a picnic and come down to the Fort to see all of the action! For more info, go to www.atlanticcup.org.
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