2005-09-22 / About Town

Teen movie Friday at the library

All Jamestown teens are invited to the Jamestown library tomorrow night, Friday, Sept. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m., for the first Movie Night of the school year.

Admission is free and doors will open at 6 p.m. for any student in 7th to 10th grades. Refreshments will be served and pizza will be sold for $1 a slice.

A selection of three movies will be available and a vote will be taken by all who attend.

Students who participated in the Summer Incentive Program should bring their tally sheet if they have not already handed it in. Prizes will be awarded in October for the students who have earned the most points this summer doing community service, reading, and participating in teen activities. The group will also discuss upcoming plans for the fall, so those attending should bring some ideas on what they would like to do.

The Teen Center will be open after school on Friday until 5 p.m. and those attending will be preparing snacks and food for the evening. Anyone who enjoys cooking should show up after school to learn some easy recipes for delicious snacks.

The Teen Center is located at the Conanicut Grange/Senior Center at 10 West St. Contact Melissa at 423-0005 or e-mail m3minto@yahoo.com for more information. Corners and the Helm Street exit, to collect donations from motorists and passersby.

Half of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross and the other half will go to the Humane Society of Jamestown. BankNewport will match the donations being made to the Red Cross.

Anyone who wants to send a check should make it out to “Hurricane Relief” and send it to the Jamestown Fire Department, 50 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown,

RI 02835. Deadline for donations

is Sept. 29. Fill the helmets for Katrina victims

The Jamestown Fire Department will conduct a “Fill the Helmet” fund-raising drive this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24-25, for the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Firefighters will be at various locations in town, like the Four Town forest cleanup day this Saturday

The Town Tree Preservation and Protection Committee and Tree Warden David Nickerson invite the community to join them this Saturday, Sept. 24, for a “Clean it Up and Clear it Out” day at the new town forest at the Jamestown schools.

Volunteers will be sorting debris and clearing paths to make way for new plantings.

The forest is located between Lawn and Melrose avenue schools.

Work begins at 8:30a.m. “Volunteers are welcome to come by throughout the day, even if just for an hour,” Judy DiBello, vicechairwoman of tree committee said.

“Big helpers as well as little helpers are needed, and we are looking for anyone who can offer a small chipper for the day,” she added.

Volunteers should wear work clothes, boots and gloves and bring hand saws, chain saws and pruning gear.

Contact DiBello at 423-1241 or hugger93@cox.net. Tree Warden Nickerson can be reached at nickersontree@earthlink.net.

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