Check out all the cool stuff to do in this week’s Week Ahead

Check out all the cool stuff to do in this week’s Week Ahead

This is an updated version of a previously published version of “Week Ahead.” It reflects a correction regarding the address for a Saturday event. “Reflections: Hurricane of ’38,” a free program featuring Glenn Field, warning coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service and sponsored by The Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society, will be at held Saturday, Aug. at 5 p.m. at Lanphear Livery, 1 One Bay St., Watch Hill. A listing on Monday listed the address incorrectly.


Grab a beach blanket or lawn chair and be in the audience Tuesday beginning  at 6 p.m. for a free concert with The Copasetics in what will be the final event in the Watch Hill Sunset Concerts series on the Watch Hill Green. For more information, visit


See the latest trends in fall school clothes at the “Back to School Fashion Night” Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jonnycake Center of Westerly when models will wear outfits from the thrift store portion of the center. Admission is free, with a request for donations of a Chunky soup can to support the center’s food pantry services. Expect a raffle along with some haute couture. For more information, visit or call 401-377-8069.


Head to Misquamicut Tuesday night for the “Lego Batman Movie,” the final outdoor movie in the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce’s Big Screen Movies on Misquamicut Beach 2018 summer series. The free family-friendly movie begins at 8:30 p.m.


Swoon along with fellow opera-lovers Friday at 6 p.m. at Ocean House in Watch Hill when the Salt Marsh Opera will hold a Moonlight Serenade Gala fundraiser featuring cocktails on the lawn, dinner on the seaside terrace, auction items and a concert under the stars. Tickets are $195 and proceeds will benefit the Kids Love Opera! program. For tickets or more information, visit


Hear all about the Hurricane of ‘38 Saturday when the Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society presents a program with Glenn Field, a warning-coordination meteorologist for the National Weather Service. During the program, called “Reflections: Hurricane of ’38,” Field will share a multimedia presentation that looks at the past, explains the unique characteristics of New England hurricanes and why our safety and preparedness rules are different in some ways. The program, which is free and open to the public, begins at 5 p.m. Parking, without charge, will be available behind the building at 1 Bay Street, Watch Hill.


Have a few laughs Saturday at 8 p.m. when the Knickerbocker Music Center holds a benefit for the the United Theatre called “Comedians in Exile.” Tickets are $15. For tickets or more information, visit


Catch a performance of Neil Simon’s “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” at Granite Theatre before it closes next Sunday. Just four shows are left for the comedy, which is set in Manahttan and is full of one-liners. Tickets start at $18, show starts at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. For tickets or more information, visit or call 401-596-2341.


Meet author Alice Kaltman, the writer who wanted to grow up to be a mermaid, Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly. Kaltman, a coach/writer who helps moms and dads learn how best to talk to kids, will sign copies of her new book “Wavehouse.” Visit

— Nancy Burns-Fusaro


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