Bring a picnic, see a concert
The Newport Art Museum's popular PM Musical Picnics program began last week. These summer concerts are sponsored by NewportFED and will be held on seven consecutive Wednesdays through Aug. 9 on the museum grounds from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs and a picnic supper. Museum members and children under age 5 receive free admission. Non-member adult admission is $5, and family tickets cost $10. The performance schedule is as follows: July 5, George Gritzbach and Bluebottom ; July 12, Java Jive; July 19, Navy Band Northeast Island Breeze (free); July 26, Sidewalk Stompers; Aug. 2, Steve Ryba Quintet; and Aug. 9, Jason Roseman and Tropical Gems.
The Newport Art Museum is located at 76 Bellevue Ave., across from Touro Park. For more information, call 848-8200.