August 27, 2015 RSS feed / About Town

Buddhist meditation on Tuesday evening

Newcomers are welcome to join the Buddhist meditation group on Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. at the senior center. The group meets weekly to practice sitting and walking meditation. Members also study Buddhist traditions. More...

Registration deadline for soccer on Sunday

The deadline to register for recreational soccer is Sunday, Aug. 30. Children who sign up after the deadline will be charged an additional $20 and may not get uniforms. Players will be broken into five age groups. More...

Band of teenagers will perform in September

The indie band Atlantic Sun will perform at the Jamestown Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 5. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts an hour later. More...

Visiting nurses to lead workshop for elderly

People living with chronic pain can register for a free sixweek workshop that will begin on Thursday, Sept. 10, at Pemberton Apartments. Representatives from Newport County Visiting Nurse Services will administer the course. More...

Pet photos needed for annual calendar

The Humane Society of Jamestown is organizing its annual animal calendar, and photos of local pets are needed for possible inclusion. Pet owners can submit their photos to the Humane Society of Jamestown, P.O. Box 681, Jamestown, RI 02835. More...

Model railroad to be showcased Saturday

The garden railroad at 98 East Shore Road will be on display Saturday, Aug. 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The model railroad has 500 feet of track, five trains and 22 buildings. More...

Composting seminar at library on Monday

Horticulturist Sanne Kure- Jensen will present a seminar on backyard composting on Monday, Aug. 31, at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room at the library. She will discuss composting basics, reducing household waste, and vermiculture. More...

Cub Scout registration next month at pavilion

The Cub Scouts are holding their annual rally night on Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Getty pavilion. All boys in elementary school are eligible to register. More...

Disabled artists to be displayed

Artists with intellectual and developmental disabilities will exhibit their work during the month of September at the Jamestown Arts Center. The opening reception will be Thursday, Sept. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...