Need to Know Newport, RI: Week of June 1

newportFILM is hosting a free screening of “Most Likely to Succeed,” a documentary on education in 21st century America on Wednesday, June 3 at St. George's School.

“Most Likely to Succeed,” a documentary about education in America, will be screened by newportFILM on Wednesday, June 3 at St. George’s School. Photo via newportFILM.

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 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.

Kara DiCamillo loves eating, traveling, shopping, and everything outdoors. She is an active volunteer in her Newport, Rhode Island community and has backpacked Mt. Washington in New Hampshire too many times to count. Kara started her online writing career with TreeHugger in 2005 and currently contributes to several websites focusing on lifestyle, food, and travel.

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