What’s happening this week in and around Newport County: April 11-17



Find out what’s happening, new and to do in and around Newport County this week.

For more events and things to do, or to add something to this roundup, visit our events calendar.

monday april 11

Things to do

Entertainment

  • Celtica: Musical bingo at 7:30 p.m.
  • The Fastnet Pub: The Ubiquitones at 10 p.m.
  • The Fifth Element: The Groove Merchants from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Government

Jamestown – Jamestown School Committee at 6:30 p.m.

Little Compton – Little Compton Pension Committee at 9 a.m.

Middletown – Middletown Conservation Commission at 5:30 p.m.

Portsmouth – Portsmouth School Board – Political Sub-Committee 4pm, Portsmouth City Council 7pm

Tiverton – Tiverton Historic Cemetery Commission at 6 p.m., Tiverton City Council at 7 p.m., Stone Bridge Fire District at 7 p.m.


tuesday april 12

Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations Coming to PPAC April 12-17

Things to do

Entertainment

Government

Jamestown – Jamestown Affordable Housing at 8:30 a.m., Jamestown Town Council at 2:30 p.m., Jamestown Library Board at 5 p.m., Jamestown Conservation Commission at 6:30 p.m.

Little Compton – Little Compton Budget Committee at 7 p.m., Little Compton Beach Commission at 7 p.m.

Middletown – Middletown Beach Commission at 4:30 p.m.

Newport – Newport Canvassing Authority at 11:30 a.m., Newport School Committee at 6:30 p.m.

Portsmouth – Portsmouth School Committee at 7 p.m.

Tiverton – Tiverton School Building Committee at 4:30 p.m., Tiverton School Health and Welfare at 5:30 p.m., Tiverton School Committee at 6 p.m., Tiverton Solar Ordinance Advisory Committee at 6:30 p.m., Tiverton Recreation Commission at 6:30 p.m., North Tiverton Fire District at 7 p.m.


Wednesday April 13

The film “Sakonnet Vineyards: a Farm-Founding Story” will premiere on YouTube on April 13

The Wyatt Detention Center will hold a job fair on April 13 for correctional officer and medical staff positions

Asian Lantern Spectacular returns to Roger Williams Park Zoo April 13-July 4

Things to do

Entertainment

  • Celtica: Team Trivia at 7:30 p.m.
  • Fastnet Pub: Quiz at 9 p.m.
  • Irish American Club: Mel at 8 p.m.
  • JPT Film & Event Center: The Outfit at 4:30 p.m., Dune at 7:30 p.m.
  • O’brien’s Pub: Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.

Government

Jamestown – Jamestown Tax Assessment Review Board at 2 p.m., Port of Jamestown Management Board at 5 p.m.

Little Compton – Little Compton Housing Trust at 6 p.m., Little Compton Harbor Commission at 7 p.m.

Middletown – Middletown Board of Solicitors at 10 a.m., Middletown School Committee at 3:30 p.m., Middletown Economic Development Advisory Committee at 4:30 p.m., Middletown Planning Board at 6 p.m.

Newport – Newport Planning Board at 3 p.m., Newport Cemetery Advisory Board at 6 p.m., Newport City Council at 6:30 p.m.

Portsmouth – Portsmouth Prevention Coalition at 8.30am, Portsmouth Planning Board at 7pm

Tiverton – Tiverton Cemetery Commission at 7 p.m.


Thursday April 14

Things to do

Entertainment

Government

Little Compton – Little Compton City Council at 3:30 p.m.

Portsmouth – Portsmouth School Board – Bargaining Sub-Committee 5.30pm

Tiverton – Tiverton Economic Development Commission at 7 p.m.


friday april 15

Frosty Freez will open for the season on April 15

High Planes will release “Ghost Town” on April 15.

Born this day in Newport – April 15, 1786: Walter Channing

Things to do

Entertainment

  • Bar & Board: Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Phenix Avenue from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • JPT Film & Event Center: The Outfit at 4:30 p.m., CODA at 7:30 p.m.
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Localz Portsmouth – John Erikson at 6 p.m.
  • Narragansett Cafe: Live music from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Felix Brown at 9 p.m.
  • One Pelham East: Jimmy Weinstock from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Never In Vegas at 8:30 p.m.
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 10 p.m.
  • The Firehouse Theatre: Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at 8 p.m.
  • The Reef: Out Cry from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Top Of Pelham: Dueling Pianos at 7:30 p.m.

Government

Nothing planned. Check back for updates.


saturday april 16

Aquidneck Island Earth Week begins April 16

Newport String Quartet to Host Spring Concert at Newport Art Museum

Things to do

Entertainment

  • Bar & Board: Mel at 7:30 p.m.
  • Entertainers: Brian Twohey at 9 p.m.
  • Celtica: Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • JPT Film & Event Center: CODA at 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., The Outfit at 4:30 p.m.
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Midtown Oyster Bar: Travelin’ Wanna B’s at 9:30 p.m.
  • Narragansett Cafe: Live music from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
  • Newport Blues Cafe: Never In Vegas at 9 p.m.
  • One Pelham East: Acoustic Live at 4 p.m., Hit Play Band at 8:30 p.m., DJ at 11 p.m.
  • Speakeasy: Live music at 10 p.m.
  • The Firehouse Theatre: Live Improv Comedy with The Bit Players at 7 and 9 p.m.
  • The Pub at Two Mile Corner: John Erikson at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Reef: Brian Scott Duo from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Top of Pelham: piano duel at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Government

Nothing planned. Check back for updates.


sunday april 17

Newport County restaurants serve Easter brunch, lunch and dinner on April 17

Things to do

Entertainment

  • Bar & Board: Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Clarke Cooke House: Bobby Ferreira at 12:30 p.m.
  • Irish American Club: Karaoke at 9 p.m.
  • Johnny’s at Wyndham: Live music from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • La Forge: Dave Manuel from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Narragansett Cafe: Live Music 1-4pm
  • For Judgment: Los Duderinos at 10 p.m.
  • The Firehouse Theatre: Chase Ceglie Jazz Quartet at 5 p.m.

Government

Nothing planned. Check back for updates.

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