Father’s Day Car Show

A Father’s Day Car Show will be held at Central Baptist Church in Westerly on Sunday, June 16.

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Thursday, June 13

Ruby Dear

7 p.m.; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank St., New London.

Hygienic’s American Avant Garde Series will host a performance by Ruby Dear featuring Jenny Founds and Jon and Jesse Braun. There is a suggested donation of $10. For more information, visit hygienic.org.

June 13 - 15

River Jam Music Festival

Various times; Mystic Shipyard, 100 Essex St., Mystic.

The River Jam Festival will feature local bands showcasing music from rock to reggae, blues to country. The festival will be open on Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Friday, 6 to 9:45 p.m. and on Saturday from 3 to 9:45 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center and Sails Up 4 Cancer. For tickets and schedule information, visit mysticriverjam.com.

June 13 - 16

“The Curious Savage”

Various times; Granite Theatre, 1 Granite St., Westerly.

Granite Theatre will present “The Curious Savage” by John Patrick. Performances will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 730 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, call 401-596-2341 or visit granitetheatre.com.

“Love and Other Fables”

Various times; Theatre by the Sea, 364 Cards Pond Road, Matunuck.

Theatre by the Sea will present the musical comedy, “Love and Other Fables.” The show will run Tuesdays through Sundays. Tickets can be purchased at the theater box office, by calling 401–782–8587 or visit theatrebythesea.com.

“Marisol”

Various times; Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence.

Trinity Rep will present the drama “Marisol ,” by Obie award-winning playwright José Rivera and directed by Brian Mertes. For tickets or more information, visit trinityrep.com or call 401-351-4242.

June 13 - 23

“The Great American Trailer Park Musical”

Various times; Chestnut Street Playhouse, 24 Chestnut St., Norwich.

Chestnut Street Playhouse will present the country-rock and blues musical, “The Great American Trailer Park Musical,” directed by Lisa Foss, music and lyrics by David Nehls and book by Betsy Kelso. Performances will be held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information, visit chestnutstreetplayhouse.com.

Friday, June 14

Opening Reception

5 to 7 p.m.; Avondale Arts, 95 Watch Hill Road, Westerly.

Avondale Arts will hold an opening reception for the exhibits “The Birds and the Bees” group show and “Sunlight & Shadow” by Ian Newbury. The exhibits will be on display through June 30. For more information, visit avondalearts.com.

Drive In Movies

9 p.m.; Wuskenau Town Beach Pondside Lot, 316 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The Misquamicut Business Association Drive-In-Movies will screen “Caddyshack.” Cost is $15 per car. For more information and schedule, visit Misquamicut.org.

American Songbook with Marion Markham

8 p.m.; Ocean House, 1 Bluff Ave., Westerly.

Actress and singer Marion Markham will perform Cabaret Classics, including standards, blues, jazz and Latin rhythms. Cost is $20. For more information, visit oceanhouseevents.com.

Friday Night Concert

7 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

Cross’ Mills Library’s Friday Night Concert will host Reggae legend Ernie Smith. The concert is free. For more information, call 401-364-6211 or visit crossmills.org.

Saturday, June 15

Leigh Brown and Victoria Corliss

3 to 5 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly,

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house book signing with local authors Leigh Brown and Victoria Corliss for their book “The Pendulum’s Truth.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Bobolinks, Milkweeds & Butterflies

10 a.m.; Thomas Miner Nature Preserve & Wildlife Sanctuary, 236 Taugwonk Road, Stonington.

The Stonington Land Trust will lead a guided walk, Bobolinks, Milkweeds & Butterflies, through Thomas Miner Nature Preserve & Wildlife Sanctuary with naturalist, Bruce Fellman. The hike is free and appropriate for all ages.

Magic Dick and Shun Ng

8 p.m.; Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Center for the Arts will host blues and rock artists Magic Dick and Shun Ng. Tickets are $30. For tickets or more information, visit courthousearts.org or call 401-782-1018.

Sunday, June 16

Father’s Day car show

10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Central Baptist Church, 16 Elm St., Westerly.

Central Baptist Church will host a Father’s Day car show featuring classic cars, music, food, and drink. Admission is free.

Guardians Big Band

4 p.m. Fort Griswold, Monument Street, Groton.

The United States Coast Guard Band’s Guardians Big Band will perform selections of big band jazz numbers. The concert is free and attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs. For more information, visit uscg.mil/Community/Band.

Tuesday, June 18

Stanley Kolber

6:30 p.m.; Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road, Mystic.

Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center and Bank Square Books will host evening of conversation with local photographer Stanley M. Kolber, author of “Of the birds according to their kinds.” Books will be available for signing and purchase after the program. Tickets are a $10 donation to the nature center. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com.

Wednesday, June 19

Tom McCoy Family Fun Run Series

5:30 p.m.; Pleasant View Inn back parking lot, 65 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The weekly Westerly Track & Athletic Club Tom McCoy Family Fun Run series features a children’s 1/3 mile run, followed by 1-mile and 5K run. Walkers and runners welcome. The event is free. Visit westerlytrackclub.org for more information.

Mary Beth Keane

 7 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house talk and book signing with Mary Beth Keane, the author of “Ask Again, Yes.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Thursday, June 20

Westerly Land Trust Farmer’s Market

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Westerly land Trust, 85 Main St., Westerly.

The Westerly Land Trust Farmer’s Market opens for the season. Held on Thursdays, the market will feature farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, eggs, honey, bakery items, herbs, fresh goat cheese, dog cookies, live entertainment and yard games. For more information, visit westerlylandtrust.org.

Thor Hogan

7 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house talk and book signing with Thor Hogan, author of “Hydrocarbon Nation: How Energy Security Made Our Nation Great and Climate Security Will Save Us.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Thoughtful Thursday

5:15 p.m.; Stonington Free Library, 20 High St., Stonington.

Stonington Free Library’s Thoughtful Thursday series will host a talk by Stuart Vyse on “Going Broke: Why Americans Can’t Hold On To Their Money.” The talk is free. For more information, visit stoningtonfreelibrary.org.

Irish Harpist Aine Minogue

6:30 p.m. Mystic & Noank Library, 40 Library St., Mystic.

The fourth annual Mystic & Noank Library Roode Memorial Concert Series will feature Irish harpist Aine Minogue. The concert is free. For more information, visit mysticnoanklibrary.org or call 860-536-7721.

Opening reception

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.; Hale House, 2625 Commodore Perry Highway, Matunuck.

An opening reception will be held for the exhibit, Art of Land and Sea, featuring the work of Monday’s Palette Group. The exhibit will be on display through Aug. 31. For more information, visit halehouseri.org or call 401-830-4677.

Red Light

6 p.m.; Esker Point Beach, Groton.

Red Light will perform as part of the Summer SoundWaves concert series. The concert is free. Parking is available at Esker Point Beach for $10 for cars and $5 for motorcycles. A free shuttle runs from Fitch High School. For more information, visit groton-ct. gov/depts/parksrec or call 860-441- 6791.

Daby Toure

7 p.m.; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank St., New London.

Hygienic’s American Avant Garde Series will host a performance by singer, songwriter and guitarist Daby Toure. There is a suggested donation of $10. For more information, visit hygienic.org.

Friday, June 21

Drive In Movies

9 p.m.; Wuskenau Town Beach Pondside Lot, 316 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut.

The Misquamicut Business Association Drive-In-Movies will screen “The Breakfast Club.” Cost is $15 per car. For more information and schedule, visit Misquamicut.org.

Surfside 8 Square Dance

8 to 10:30 p.m.; State Street Senior Center, 39 State St., Westerly.

The Surfside 8 Square Dance Club will hold a dance with caller, Bill Mager and cuer, Harriett Clarke. The theme is Ice Cream Social. Donation of $8 for dancers, free for observers. For more information, call 860-245-0164 or 401-596-1263.

Friday Night Concert

7 p.m.; Cross’ Mills Library, 4417 Old Post Road, Charlestown.

Cross’ Mills Library’s Friday Night Concert will host Sometimes Y String Band. The concert is free. For more information, call 401-3646211 or visit crossmills.org.

Uganda Mission Team barbecue

6 to 8 p.m.; Calvary Church, 27 Church St., Stonington.

The Calvary Church Uganda Mission team will hold a barbecue fundraiser. The event will include food, music and a basket raffle. Funds will be contributed to the education of many children and young adults in Uganda, East Africa. Cost is $12, $6 for children, with a $35 maximum per family. Take out is available. For more information, visit calvarychurchstonington.org.

Cornhole Tournament

6 p.m.; Mystic Shipyard, 100 Essex St., Mystic.

Sails Up 4 Cancer will host a Cornhole tournament with music from The Troublemakers. The event is free to attend. Cost to play in the tournament is $40 per team and includes drinks and food from Dogwatch Restaurant. Food only is $20. For more information, visit su4c.org.

A Taste of Summer

5 to 8 p.m.; South County Museum, 115 Strathmore St., Narragansett.

The South County Museum will host A Taste of Summer with food from southern Rhode Island restaurants. There will be games, raffles, and a silent auction featuring goods and services from local merchants. A beer and wine bar is also provided. Tickets are $50 and proceeds will benefit the museum. For tickets or more information, visit southcountymuseum.org or call 401-783-5400.

A Comedy Tonight!

7:30 p.m.; Courthouse Center For The Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road, West Kingston.

Courthouse Children’s Theatre will present a performance of A Comedy Tonight!. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For tickets call 401-782-1018 or visit courthousearts.org.

Saturday, June 22

Summer Pops 2019

6 p.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly.

The Chorus of Westerly will host its 38th annual Summer Pops performance. The concert will be conducted by Chorus of Westerly music director, Andrew Howell and feature The Chorus of Westerly, the Pops Festival Orchestra and Grammy winner, Paul Winter. The pre-show will begin at 6 p.m. and feature The American Band, The Westerly Morris Men and pianist Michael Chicoria. The event is free. For more information, visit chorusofwesterly.org or call 401-596-8663.

Harmony Stroll

10 a.m. to noon; Donahue Park, 14 Mechanic St., Pawcatuck.

As part of the Harmony Trail Weekend, a stroll will be held from Donahue Park to Grey Sail on Canal Street in Westerly. The stroll will be led by Grammy Award winner Richard Cooke, creator of Freenotes Harmony Park Instruments with stops along the route at each instrument to play with local musicians. For more information, visit bricksandmurals.org.

Pink & Green Party

6 to 8:30 p.m.; The Timbers, 19-23 Ocean View Highway, Westerly.

The Ocean Community YMCA will hold a Pink & Green Fundraiser to benefit the annual scholarship fund. Tickets are $100 and include hors d’oeuvres and beverages. For tickets or more information, contact Stacey Jackson at sjackson@oceancommunityymca.org or 401-340-1011 ext. 108.

Geoff Visgilio

3 to 5 p.m.; Savoy Bookshop and Café, 10 Canal St., Westerly.

Savoy Bookshop & Café will host an open house book signing with local author Geoff Visgilio, the author of “Switch.” The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

Stonington Sounds Music Festival

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Stonington Borough.

Stonington Sounds Summer Music Festival will feature concerts throughout the day in various outdoor/indoor locations in Stonington Borough. Scheduled performers include Sing & Play with Ms. Bergin, The Coast Guard Dixieland Jazz Band, Mansion Vocal Band, Elena Zamolodchikova, Zaccai Curtis Jazz Quartet and Sonia Bettencourt & Guitarras Do Atlantico. For schedule or more information, visit lagruacenter.org.

Strawberry Thanksgiving

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tomaquag Museum, 390 A Summit Road Exeter.

Tomaquag Museum will host a Strawberry Thanksgiving celebration with storytelling, traditional music and dance performances. There will be strawberry dishes and light lunch fare. The museum will be open for self-guided tours. The event is included with admission, $6, $5 for seniors and college students, $3 for children, free for ages 5 and under. For more information, visit www.tomaquagmuseum.org or call 401-491-9063.

Summer Fest

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum’s annual Summer Fest will feature food trucks, entertainment and activities on museum grounds and inside the museum. Performers will include bluesman Ramblin’ Dan Stevens, Azalea Drive, Learning to Fly and The Rivergods. Admission is free. For more information, visit lymanallyn.org or call 860-443-2545.

Vibe Fashion Show & Festival

7 p.m.; Hygienic Art Park, 79 Bank St., New London.

Hygienic’s Vibe Fashion Show & Festival will feature fashions from Vintage n Vibe designs, a performance from King Cay, and music by DJ S.Dot. The event will include fashion vendors, cash bar, and a swimsuit fashion show. For tickets or more information, visit hygienic.org.

June 22, 23

Art Festival

9 a.m.; Veteran’s Park, 35 Ocean Road, Narragansett.

The Rotary Club of Wakefield will hold its 37th annual Art Festival with proceeds to support the club’s College Scholarship Program. The festival will close at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit wakefieldrotary.org.

Sunday, June 23

Westerly Notables in Westerly Cemeteries

2 p.m.; Babcock-Smith House Museum, 124 Granite St., Westerly.

To celebrate Westerly’s 350th birthday, Babcock-Smith House volunteers will host a presentation on the lives of some men and women who have made notable contributions to the town’s history. The talk is free. For more information, visit babcocksmithhouse.org.

Meet & Greet breakfast

10 a.m.; Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly.

A Meet & Greet breakfast will be held with Grammy award winners Paul Winter and Richard Cooke. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance. For tickets and more information, visit bricksandmurals.org

Josh Piver Scholarship Fundraiser

2 to 6 p.m.; Portuguese Holy Ghost Society, 26 Main St., Stonington.

The Josh Piver Scholarship Fundraiser will include music by the Cartells, raffles, a silent and live auction and a pig and oyster roast. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door, free for children under age 12. Visit eventbrite.com/e/josh-piver-scholarship-fundraiser-tickets-62169862733 or contact Erika Piver at pivere@yahoo.com for tickets or more information.

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