It’s June, people! Here’s what you need to know to start your week in Newport, RI.
• Wednesday, June 3, newportFILM will screen “Most Likely to Succeed,” a documentary that examines the history of education in the U.S. Governor Gina Raimondo will give opening remarks, and a moderated panel discussion will follow the screening. The film, being shown at St. George’s school, explores the shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s world. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.; an r.s.v.p. is required.
• Celebrate the women who work to make Newport a better place with the Wild Women of Newport County luncheon, hosted by The Women’s Resource Center. The event will be held on Thursday, June 4 from noon till 2 p.m. at the Atlantic Beach Club. All are welcome to join this ticketed event.
• The Sail into Summer cocktail party and auction on Thursday, June 4 will benefit the C. Thomas Clagett Jr. Memorial Clinic and Regatta. Mingle from 5:30 till 8:30 p.m.at Belle Mer on Goat Island to help raise funds to get more sailors on the water. Tickets are $125 per person; raffle tickets are $50 per ticket. Call 401-846-4470 to purchase party, auction, and raffle tickets.
For more stuff to do, check out our events calendar.