What's Up Today: Friday, May 20
This Day in RI History: May 20, 1959 – Susan Cowsill is born
Good Morning, today is Friday, May 20.
🌊 A concert to benefit the Jamestown Ukraine Relief Project will take place tonight at 7 pm. More Details
🌊 WUN’s Ken Abrams caught The Who at TD Garden on Wednesday night. Check out his review and photos here.
🌊 Downton Abbey 2: A New Era is on at The JPT this weekend. Details
🌊 The Blue Man Group is back at PPAC this weekend. Read More
What’s Up Today
Today - Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Tonight - A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 2 am and 3 am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 am. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southeast wind around 9 mph. The chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Today - Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming S 5 to 8 kt in the afternoon. Patchy fog before 9 am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight - SSE wind around 8 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3 am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3 am and 4 am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Coastal Water Temperature: 54°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:21 am | Sunset: 8:03 pm | 14 hours & 42 minutes of sun.
High tide at 12:11 pm | Low tide at 5:37 am & 5:21 pm.
Moon: Waning Gibbous, 19.2 days, 79% lighting.
Things To Do
7 am – National Bike to Work Day
12:15 pm, 2:05 pm, & 3:55 pm – Coastal Queen’s Spring Lighthouse Cruises departing from Bowen’s Wharf, Newport
7 pm Newport Children’s Theatre presents Cinderella at Casino Theatre
7 pm: Concert to benefit Jamestown Ukraine Relief Project at Central Baptist Church
8 pm: Improv with the Bit Players at The Firehouse Theater
For more events and things to do, visit our events calendar.
Bar & Board: Lois Vaughan Jazz Trio from 7 pm to 10 pm
Blue Anchor Grill: Chris Monti from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Celtica: Karaoke at 10 pm
Gulf Stream: John Tyler from 6 pm to 9 pm
Johnny’s at Wyndham: Phenix Avenue from 6 pm to 9 pm
JPT Film & Event Center: Downton Abbey 2: A New Era at 4:30 pm & 7:30 pm
La Forge: Dave Manuel from 6 pm to 9 pm
Landing: Straight Outta Rehab at 7 pm
Narragansett Cafe: Gary Cummings & The G Men from 8 pm to 11:30 pm
Newport Blues Cafe: Never In Vegas at 9 pm
One Pelham East: Jimmy Weinstock from 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Hit Play at 8:30 pm, DJ at 11 pm
Speakeasy: Live music at 10 pm
The Firehouse Theatre: Live improv comedy with The Bit Players at 8 pm
The Reef: Brian Scott from 6 pm to 9 pm
Top Of Pelham: Dueling Pianos at 7:30 pm
Vieste: Live music at 7:30 pm
Tiverton – Tiverton Solar Ordinance Advisory Committee at 6:30 pm
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