standing Week Ahead

MEET WESTERLY'S NOTABLES

Hear about the lives of some of the more notable women and men who have impacted Westerly's history tonight at 6:30 at the Carriage House of the Babcock-Smith House Museum, 124 Granite St., Westerly, in celebration of Westerly’s 350th anniversary.  For more information, visit babcocksmithhouse.org

JAMMIN' AGAIN

Listen to the music of Allman Brothers tonight beginning at 6 when the tribute band, Brothers of the Road Band, performs a free concert at Monday Night Jams at the Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave. in Misquamicut. For more information, visit bluesonthebeachri.com.

THE RIGHT TO VOTE

Meet Tina Cassidy, author of  "Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right to Vote," Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Savoy Bookshop & Café. The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

JAMAICAN JAZZ

Rock out to the sounds of Jamaican jazz/folk band Bagboys Tuesday at 6 p.m. at a free Watch Hill Sunset Concert. The concert will be held on the Village Green along Bay Street in Watch Hill. Raindate is the following Tuesday. Visit facebook.com/ Watch-Hill-Sunset-Concerts for more information.

INCREDIBLES REDUX

Take the kinds to the beach for a viewing of  "Incredibles 2" on a big screen at the Ocean Community Chamber's "Movies on the Beach," at 8:30 p.m. The movie will be shown at Atlantic Beach Park, 321 Atlantic Ave. in Misquamicut. 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.

A REGAL CONCERT

Boogie to the blues of the great Duke Robillard Band Wednesday at 6 p.m. for the next free Blues on the Beach concert, at Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Ave. in Misquamicut. For more information, visit bluesonthebeachri.com.

TEACHER'S TIME

Head to the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park's Hoxie Gallery on Wednesday for the opening reception for an exhibit featuring the art created by faculty from the Westerly Schools Art Department. The reception will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., and the exhibit will run through Aug. 31. For more information, visit westerlylibrary.org.

FLY HIGH

Meet songwriter and memoir author Layng Martine Jr. on Wednesday at the next Ocean House Author Series. Martine will discuss his new book “Permission to Fly, a Memoir of Love, Crushing Loss and Triumph," at 5  p.m. in the Seaside Ballroom. Reservations suggested; visit oceanhouseevents.com for more information or to make reservations.

SOUSA ETC.

Enjoy a concert full of marches and popular songs Saturday when the Westerly Band presents a free concert in the bandstand in Wilcox Park Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. 

RAW BITES

Sample food in its most natural form, from crudo to tartare to farm vegetable gazpacho Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30p.m. at Stone Acres Farm in Stonington when Chef Chris from Engine Room prepares "themed bites and beverages" in the garden featuring a menu of raw things. Tickets are $35 and include food, tax and gratuity. Craft cocktails, beer and wine will be available a la carte. Visit www.stoneacresfarm.com for details and tickets.

SEE SUSAN STONE

Meet plein air painter Susan Stone Saturday at 5 p.m. at an artist reception at Ocean House, during a wine and cheese reception in the Living Room. Open to ages 21 and over. Reservations are requested. To make reservations, email Lisa Szaro at lszaro@oceanhouseri.com.

NARRAGANSETT TRADITION

Be part of the 344th Narragansett Indian Tribe's annual Pow Wow on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 10 a.m. each day at the Narragansett Indian Church Grounds, Pow Wow Road, Charlestown. See traditional ceremonies, enjoy music, contests and food and craft booths. Tickets are $6 for adults and $2 for children. For more information, call 401-409-2054.

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

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