standing Week Ahead

WESTERLY’S GOLDEN GLOBES 

Watch Brad and Leo on the big screen tonight when the Westerly Library hosts a free screening of Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” tonight at 5 in the library auditorium. For more information, visit westerlylibrary.org.

TEA WITH TURNER

Sip proper British tea and listen to a lecture by Alexis Goodin Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Latitude 41 Restaurant in Mystic. Goodin, curatorial research associate at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Mass., will explore the significance of the human figure in the landscapes of J.M.W. Turner. The talk, part of a series, is being held in conjunction with the “J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate” exhibit now on display in the Mystic Seaport Museum’s Collins Gallery. An afternoon tea will be served prior to the lecture at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 for members, $35 for non-members. For tickets or for more information, visit mysticseaport.org or call 860-572-5331.

THE WAY IT WAS

Meet retired East Providence Police Capt. Joe Broadmeadow and former Rhode Island State Police Supt. Brendan Doherty at Savoy Bookshop and Café Thursday at 6 p.m. when the two men, who co-authored the book “It’s Just the Way It Was: Inside the War on the New England Mob and Other Stories,” give a talk and sign copies of their book. The event is free. For more information, visit banksquarebooks.com or call 401-213-3901.

TAKE A HIKE

Drive to Charlestown Thursday and take a hike at the Francis Carter Memorial Preserve on Old Mill Road at 10 a.m. with members of the Westerly Land Trust. The preserve has hilly wooded trails for easy walking and beautiful scenery. All hikers in state management areas are required to wear 200 square inches of solid daylight fluorescent orange. Hike leader is Janice Fifer. For more information, visit westerlylandtrust.org, call 401-213-6479 or email jhfifer@verizon.net.

SCOTTISH SOUPS

Head to the Westerly train station Friday at 6 p.m. when photographer Ardie Harrison presents a slide show of images from his recent tour of Scotland as part of the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly’s “Gallery’s Arts Café.” A variety of soups will be served to guests. Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 to $10. For more information, call 401-596-2221 or visit westerlyarts.com.

BARBER’S BACK

Drive to Watch Hill Sunday and hear a talk by artist and Westerly native Jillian Barber Talk is at 2 p.m. at Ocean House. Barber will talk about her life-long fascination with mask-making, beginning with an overview of masks in history. The event is free. For more information, visit oceanhouseevents.com.

JOIN THE CONVERSATION

Help make Westerly a more age-friendly town to live, work and visit by participating in “Community Conversations” Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. when Westerly Library and Wilcox Park offers part two of “Community Conversations,” a series focusing on seniors and aging in Westerly. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Call 401-596-2877 for more information.

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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