September 21, 2006 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Why is home building still booming on the island?

Many experts purport that the upscale home-building market is beginning to soften in most areas around the country. However, if Jamestown were the yardstick used to measure the pulse of the industry, national statistics would be strongly disputed. More...

Garlic cooking class offered

On Saturday, Sept. 23, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m., Ledge Ends Produce will host a workshop entitled "The Glory of Garlic." More...

Learn how to start a small business

The South Kingstown Chamber of Commerce and SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business will co-host two individual small business information seminars on "How to Start or Grow a Business." One session will be held on Saturday, Oct. More...

Oktoberfest coming to Newport

The Newport Yachting Center's 14th International Oktoberfest! celebrates the best of German music, food, and culture over the Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 7 through 9. More...

Teen signing course offered

The Jamestown Teen Center will offer an American Sign Language course for all students in grades 7 to 12. More...

Blood drive Oct. 1

The island veterans groups will hold a blood drive on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall. More...

Lecture on sailing university upcoming

Seamen's Church Institute and the American Sail Training Association will hold a jointly sponsored lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 5:30 p.m. in the Henry H. Anderson, Jr. More...

CFS benefit set for Nov. 12

Child and Family Services of Newport will hold its annual "Taste of Newport," fund-raiser Sunday, Nov. 12, at the Hyatt Regency Newport. More...

Win a "Special" Harley

The Special Olympics Rhode Island Torch Run Committee is holding a 2006 Harley Davidson "Road King" Motorcycle Raffle to benefit Special Olympics Rhode Island. The drawing for the winning ticket will be held on Friday, Sept. 29, at 3 p.m. More...

Concert of Mahler leider coming to URI

The 2006-2007 University Artist Series of major concerts at the University of Rhode Island begins this month with a concert of German "Lieder," short classical songs based on lyric poetry, for trained voice and piano. More...

Carcieri, Fogarty to participate in forum at statewide business expo

Both Governor Donald Carcieri and Lt. Governor Charles Fogarty have agreed to participate in a "Governor's Candidate Forum," at this year's Statewide Businessto Business Expo. The forum will begin at 2 p.m. at The Ryan Center on Wednesday, Oct. 4. More...

Shores group to meet

The Jamestown Shores Association invites members and interested neighbors to attend its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at the clubhouse, beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Ophelia Sessions begins fourth season Sept. 24

The fall Ophelia Sessions for young women will kick off its fourth season with a night of good music and food. More...