November 22, 2006 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Literacy conference next month

The Rhode Island State Council of the International Reading Association's Winter Conference called Life, Literacy and the Pursuit of Best Practices: Developing Lifelong Readers and Writers - What Really Works! will be held Saturday, Dec. More...

Photo gallery open for holiday sale

The Onne van der Wal Photography Gallery is having a holiday sale and open house on Friday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 9 p.m. More...

Msgr. Clarke to host holiday fest

The Christmas Festival at Msgr. Clarke School will be held Sunday, Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Tuba concert Dec. 9

The annual Tubaphonia Christmas Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, in the North Kingstown High School Auditorium, Fairway Drive, North Kingstown. More...

Holiday sale at the library

The Jamestown library will hold a special holiday book sale on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1 and 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3, from 1 to 5 p.m., and Monday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the museum room. More...

Bagpipes in Peace Dale

Liam Crouse of Wakefield will present a program about the Great Highland Bagpipes on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m., at the Peace Dale Library, 1057 Kingstown Rd. More...

Open Studio at Shady Lea

Join the artists and businesses at Shady Lea Mill in welcoming the holidays at the 9th annual Holiday Open Studio on Sunday, Dec. 3, from noon to 6 p.m. Visit the studios and chat with the artists. More...

Seal watch tours begin Nov. 24

Come and see the area's cutest furry visitors in their winter playground aboard the M/V Alletta Morris for an up-close look at the seals of Narragansett Bay. More...

LaSalle to give entrance exam

LaSalle Academy in Providence will hold its entrance exam on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 8 a.m. More...

Mass times change at St. Mark

Beginning Dec. 2, St. Mark Church will hold their Saturday weekend Mass at 4 p.m., with the sacrament of reconciliation being heard on Saturdays from 3:30 to 4 p.m. More...

Holiday meal is free

Seamen's Church Institute, 18 Market Square in Newport, is serving a festive Thanksgiving Dinner from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. All are welcome and there is no charge. For more information, call Jack Grant at 847-4260. More...

Christmas festival set for Dec. 2-3

St. Mark Church has set the dates for their annual Christmas Festival, which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to noon. More...

Krider photo exhibit on display at library

"Boneyards & Boatyards," two series of gelatin silver prints by Karen Twiss Krider, are on display at the Jamestown library through Dec. 10. More...

Jamestown Parks & Recreation Department

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Beavertail open house scheduled

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum will open its doors to visitors on Sunday, Dec. 3, from one until 3 p.m. More...

Chorus to perform favorites

The Jamestown Community Chorus' "Our Holiday Favorites," directed by B. J. Whitehouse, will feature choral selections submitted by members of the chorus. More...

Volunteers needed to clear brush

Once again, the Conanicut Island Land Trust is looking for volunteers to help with its North Main Road clearing project. More...

Town Meetings

Thursday, Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day. All town facilities will be closed More...

DCYF holds adoption night

The Department of Children, Youth and Families will host a Foster Care and Adoption Information Night on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DCYF Office at 650 Ten Rod Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Choristers to sing holiday concert Dec. 9

As part of the Christmas in Newport celebration, the Newport Navy Choristers, under the direction of JoAnn Loewenthal, will present "Christmas in Song" on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at St Lucy's Church, 909 West Main Rd. in Middletown. More...

How to quit smoking topic of library program

The Friends of Jamestown Library and the Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force will host a program to help participants learn the facts they need to help them quit the smoking habit. More...

Central Baptist to hold holiday festival

Central Baptist Church will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...