October 12, 2006 RSS feed / About Town

Grandpa's great pumpkin

Dan Crawley of Beavertail Road shows off a giant pumpkin that he grew this summer with the able assistance of his grandsons Trevor and Ryan. Grandpa estimated that the More...

Cartooning workshop offered

The Jamestown library is offering a 5-week cartooning workshop for children in the 4th through 7th grades. More...

Committee changes meeting location

The Oct. 17 meeting of the Jamestown Tree Preservation and Protection Committee will be held at the Jamestown Shores Association Clubhouse, 222 Beacon Ave., beginning at 7 p.m. More...

Glow-in-the-dark golf tournament tomorrow night

The Jamestown Soccer Association will hold its 2006 Glow Ball Golf Tournament on Friday, Oct. 13, at the Jamestown Golf Course. More...

Buy tickets now for 'Charlie Brown'

Charlie, Linus, Lucy, Snoopy and the rest of the gang are bringing music, happiness, and the comfort of good friends to the Jamestown stage. More...

Dewey watercolors featured in art museum exhibit

David Dewey's watercolor scenes of coastal Maine and his Rhode Island-inspired color harmonies are featured in "Water to Water: Maine and Rhode Island in the Paintings of David Dewey," opening on Saturday, Oct. More...

Two named to dean's list

Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., announced the names of students on the spring semester dean's list. More...

Queen for a day

The Queen Mary 2, once the world's largest cruise ship but now the second biggest, dominated Narragansett Bay Wednesday morning as the vessel paid a visit to Newport. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

'Bell Jar' topic of November discussion

The next Evening Book Discussion at the Jamestown library will be on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. with a discussion of "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath. More...

Knit one, purl two session at library this Sunday

The Sunday Knitting Circle for all ages, which takes place on selected Sundays in the fall and winter, will meet this Sunday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the children's area. More...

Preschool sing-along planned at library

Regular story hours will not take place the week of Oct. 16. More...

Mask making at library next week

A mask-making workshop for young adults age 10 through 16 will take place at the Jamestown library meeting hall on Thursday, Oct.19, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. More...

Library tackles race and culture

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host "Common Ground/Kaleidoscope of Race: A Collage of Writers Address Issues of Race, Ethnicity & Culture," at the Jamestown library on Thursday, Oct.19, at 7 p.m. in the library meeting hall. More...