Hadassah Rhode Island hosts the ninth annual Books on the Beach Aug. 6 at OceanCliff in Newport. The fundraiser and luncheon brings authors to Newport to speak about their books. Featured authors are Mary Morris ("Gateway to the Moon") and Sally Koslow ("Another Side of Paradise"). Special guest speaker will be Nancy Falchuk, past national president of Hadassah.
The event begins at 11 a.m. OceanCliff is at 65 Ridge Road in Newport. Tickets are $75. RSVP to http://www.hadassah.org/events/bob