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A busy 2019 ahead for New York Yacht Club, Marina Trash Skimmers remove 5,885 lbs of marine debris from local waters

Hello, Ice Skating is almost here: We have more information on the outdoor ice skating rink opening
December 19 · Issue #246 · View online
What's Up Newp

  • Ice Skating is almost here: We have more information on the outdoor ice skating rink opening at Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina, right here.
  • Santa Claus is coming to town: Santa is taking a sleigh ride through the neighborhoods of Newport tonight and Thursday night this week before heading back to the North Pole. His route and schedule is here.
  • Movie Opening: Jane Pickens Theater will host Mary Queen of Scots Newport Opening Party this evening.
  • Hungry? Reminder that our partners at Midtown Oyster Bar are offering half-price oysters and clams Monday thru Thursday and Taproot Brewing is offering a 3-course beer-fixe lunch for $20 thru December 30th.
  • From the Office of The City Manager: “In the spirit of the holidays City of Newport Offices will be closing at noon on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24th and on New Year’s Eve, Monday, December 31st. Wishing a very happy holiday to all!

Here’s the latest from What’s Up Newp and a look at what’s happening, new, and to do out there today.

Latest from WUN & WURI
New York Yacht Club releases 2019 Racing Calendar
Clean Ocean Access report finds single-use plastic makes up 70 percent of debris in marina trash skimmers
If you recycled all the plastic garbage in the world, you could buy the NFL, Apple and Microsoft
State Arts Council Awards $163,161 in Grants to Arts Projects
Common Fence Music to host New Year’s Eve Folkstravaganza at Hope & Main
Concert Review and Photos: Matt the Electrician at the Columbus Theatre
2018 Farm Aid Grantees awarded $695,679, include 17 farms and organizations in New England
In ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ an ode to the gas lamp
Allison Faria buys Fitness Together in Barrington
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Recent Local Obituaries
On Tap For Today
  • Today - Sunny, with a high near 38. West wind around 8 mph.
  • Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
  • Gale watch in effect from late Thursday night through Friday evening
  • Today -W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less
  • Tonight -SW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves around 2 ft.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 37.9F
Sun, Moon, Tide:
  • The sun rose in Newport at 7:08 am and sunset will be at 4:18 pm. The first high tide was at 4:26 am and the next high tide will be at 4:52 pm. The first low tide will be at 10:42 am and the next low tide at 10:24 pm. Today we have 9 hours and 10 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:43 am. The lunar phase is a Waxing Gibbous. Moon age is 11 days, lighting is 83%.
Calendar Of Events & Things To Do
Looking for live music and entertainment? Visit Newport County live music and entertainment listings (Dec. 18 – 25)
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there!
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