January 4, 2007 RSS feed / About Town

Story hours at the library

Starting Jan 9, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, the Jamestown library will offer a two-month-long children’s hour with a different community helper reading a story to children 3 to 8 years old. More...

Buy a bracelet for Payton

Blue rubber bracelets that say “Payton” are available, for $2 at the Jamestown Police Station to support the family of Payton Watson, who has been diagnosed with leukemia. More...

Give blood in January, receive a pound of coffee

The Rhode Island Blood Center and Dunkin’ Donuts would like to do something special for blood donors during the month of January. More...

Knit this Sunday

The next Sunday Knitting Circle at Jamestown library will take place on Jan. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. The Sunday knitting sessions are free and open to all levels of expertise. Participants should bring needles and yarn. More...

Clowning around in Westerly

The Chorus of Westerly has announced that longtime Celebration of Twelfth Night Jesters Randy Judkins and Tom Murphy will offer a Clowning Workshop on Sunday, Jan. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Christ Church Parish Hall, 7 Elm St. in Westerly. More...

Walking in a winter wonderland

Slocum Grange will be having their next meeting on Friday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Slocum Grange Hall, located on 96 Slocum Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Town Meetings

Monday, Jan. 8 7 p.m., library: a regular meeting of the Town Council, including a public hearing on reducing parking at the Jamestown Shores beach. Tuesday, Jan. 9 7 p.m., Ft. Wetherill: monthly meeting of the Conservation Commission. More...

Where in the World is the Jamestown Press?

School Committee Chairwoman Cathy Kaiser took the Press to Bogota, Colombia, where she visited her son Dan Kaiser over the holiday vacation. More...

Rec basketball to start

The recreation department will hold open practices for everyone registered for the Recreational Basketball League on Saturday, Jan. 6. Boys in grades 7 and 8 will practice from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School gym. More...

Film series begins tonight

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will kick off the 2007 Foreign Film Series, which begins tonight, Thursday, Jan. 4, at 7 p.m. More...