Editor's Note: The Westerly Band will play Summer Sounds Concert Series on Tuesday. The day was initially incorrect in the listing, "Hear the Band."
Join John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band tonight at 6 p.m. at Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave. in Misquamicut. The concert is one part of the Monday Night Jams series and is free to the public. For more information, visit bluesonthebeachri.com.
Learn how quiet communities contribute to sustainable landscapes Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Weekapaug Yacht Club, 23 Spray Rock Road. Jamie Banks, executive director of Quiet Communities, a nonprofit organization instrumental in Washington D.C.'s successful quest to limit noise and pollution from leaf blowers, and Frank Crandall, of Crandall landscaping, will team up with Weekapaug Green for a panel discussion. The event is free and open to the public.
MEET A FELLOW
Head to Noah’s Restaurant, 113 Water St. in Stonington Borough, and meet Gabriella Gage, the Merrill Fellow for July and August. The event is sponsored by the James Merrill House For more information, visit jamesmerrillhouse.org 5 to 7 p.m.
Make sure to see a performance of "You Do Not Want to See a Nun at the DMV," a Stage Door Theater Company production, from Monday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Wilcox Park. Admission is free, but donations are welcome. For more information call 401-426-0848.
Hear the music of King’s Highway Tuesday at a free Watch Hill Sunset Concert at 6 p.m. on the Village Green, Bay Street, Watch Hill. The rain date is July 30. Visit facebook.com/ Watch-Hill-Sunset-Concerts for more information.
NEWPORT FOLK TALK
Meet Rick Massimo, author of "I Got A Song: A History of the Newport Folk Festival," on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Savoy Bookshop & Café, 10 Canal St. in Westerly. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901. Savoy
Catch a showing of “Madagascar” on a big screen at Misquamicut State Beach Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free; bring beach chairs and blankets. For a list of movies and times, visit westerlychamber.org or call 401-596-7761.
HEAR THE BAND
Mosey to Mystic on Tuesday to hear the Westerly Band at the Summer Sounds Concert Series at 7 p.m. The concert is free and will be held at Mystic River Park on Cottrell Street.
Catch a free concert with The Blues Beatles Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Blues on the Beach, Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave., Misquamicut. For more information, visit bluesonthebeachri.com.
WHO YA GONNA CALL?
Watch "Ghostbusters" on Thursday, Friday or Saturday at the Misquamicut Business Association's Drive-In-Movies at the Wuskenau Town Beach Pondside Lot, 316 Atlantic Ave. The cost is $15 per car the movie will begin at 9 p.m. each night. For more information and schedule, visit Misquamicut.org.
MARY POPPINS IS BACK
Pack a picnic and head to the park Friday when the United Theatre, in partnership with Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, present “Mary Poppins Returns” as part of the Movies in the Park series. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. Visit westerlylibrary.org for more information.
DRESS UP TIME
Don't miss the masquerade and book launch in celebration of award-winning author C.S.E. Cooney’s new novella "Desdemona and the Deep" at the Savoy Bookshop & Café, 10 Canal St. in Westerly, on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. Paint your face, put on a mask, break out that old set of fake fangs. Costumes are highly encouraged but not mandatory. There will be live music, a reading, and giveaways, snacks and wine will be provided. Visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.
Events are subject to change, so double-check before heading out. For more events/updates/changes, call the individual organization or visit www.thewesterlysun.com/events.
— Nancy Burns-Fusaro