July 30, 2015 RSS feed / About Town

Tickets available for chamber fundraiser

Tickets are on sale for the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraiser at Fort Getty. It will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The party will include dinner, beer, wine, soda and dancing. More...

Superhero workshops next week at library

An animal presentation for elementary students will take place at the library on Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 6 p.m. in the meeting hall. More...

Performances next week at arts center

Three artists who are currently on display at the Jamestown Arts Center will perform on Friday, Aug. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. More...

Showstoppers

The Conanicut Island Art Association held its 41st annual members show over the weekend. More...

Rehearse talent for upcoming audition

The Jamestown Community Chorus is holding auditions for its annual talent show at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 16, and Tuesday, Aug. 17, at the recreation center. There are no age or residency restrictions. More...

Anniversary party at Fort Getty Saturday

The Jamestown Early Learning Center will celebrate its 20th anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 1, at noon at the Fort Getty pavilion. There will be music and games. Alumni, staff and former employees are welcome. Guests should bring a picnic lunch. More...

Parade Friday night begins at East Ferry

The fourth annual lantern parade will begin at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square on Friday, July 31, at 8 p.m. The procession will follow Narragansett Avenue to the Jamestown Arts Center on Valley Street. More...

Classical pianist to perform Thursday

As part of the Newport Bridge- Fest, St. Matthew’s Church will host pianist John Prevedini on Thursday, July 30, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. A lecture will follow the performance. More...

Free shoe treatment Saturday morning

The Jamestown Tick Task Force is sponsoring free shoe treatment at Jamestown Hardware on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon. Along with ongoing demonstrations, specialists will apply permethrin to help repel ticks. More...

Film festival opens next week at arts center

The 2015 Rhode Island International Film Festival commences on Tuesday, and the Jamestown Arts Center will be among five venues statewide to screen this year’s selections. More...

Fashionable Friday

Jamestown native Hannah Farrelly watches models on the catwalk at Rib & Rhein’s fashion show Friday night at Belle Mar on Goat Island. More...