What's Up Today: May 18
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Good Morning, today is Wednesday, May 18!
🌊 Today is the opening day of the Wednesday farmers market on Memorial Boulevard. The market runs every Wednesday from 2 pm to 6 pm through October 26.
The Saturday Summer Market runs every Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm through October 29 at Embrace Home Loans Campus. A Monday Summer Market will pop up at Miantonomi Park from 2 pm to 6 pm from July 11 - August 29. Details
🌊 The MLK Center kicks off its Live from the Loading Dock: A Summer Concert Series today with live music from the Dave Zinno Quintet. Music begins at 4:30 pm. Read More
🌊 The Newport Community School is among nin 21st-century community learning centers receiving federal grant awards. The organization will receive $170,000 annually for the next five years through the US Department of Education’s Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant. Read More
🌊 Vice President Kama Harris will be in Connecticut today, delivering the commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy. Read More
🌊 Newport Fire Department was on the scene of a house fire on East Bowery Street yesterday. Members were able to contain the fire to the room of origin with an aggressive interior attack, according to a social media post by Newport Firefighters IAFF Local 1080.
What’s Up Today
Today - Sunny, with a high near 71. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight - A chance of rain, mainly after 4 am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 51. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. The chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch are possible.
Today - WNW wind 7 to 9 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Sunny. Seas 1 ft or less.
Tonight - SW wind around 6 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt. A chance of rain, mainly after 4 am. Seas 1 ft or less.
Coastal Water Temperature: 52°F.
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:22 am | Sunset: 8:01 pm | 14 hours & 38 minutes of sun.
High tide at 10:17 am & 10:41 pm | Low tide at 3:51 am & 3:33 pm.
Moon: Waning Gibbous, 16.9 days, 95% lighting.
Things To Do
2 pm to 6 pm – Aquidneck Growers Market on Memorial Blvd.
4:30 pm – Live From The Loading Dock: Dave Zinno Quintet at MLK Center
6 pm – Music Appreciation Series with Dr. Edward Markward: John Adams- Nixon in China at Redwood Library
6:30 pm – Newport Out Bookclub at The Huddle
7:45 pm – Adult Ballroom Dance Class at Island Moving Co.
For more events and things to do, visit our events calendar.
Celtica: Team Trivia at 7:30 pm
Fastnet Pub: Trivia at 9 pm
Landing: John Erikson at 5 pm
MLK Center: Dave Zinno Quintet at 4:30 pm
O’Brien’s Pub: Karaoke at 9:30 pm
One Pelham East: Adam Go from 4 pm to 7:30 pm
Stoneacre Garden: Los Duderinos from 8:30 pm to 11 pm
Portsmouth – Portsmouth School Committee – District Building Committee at 4 pm, Portsmouth Economic Development Committee at 5:30 pm, Portsmouth Glen Manor House Authority at 7 pm