August 9, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Screen-writing class offered

Filmmaker, director and Marlboro College professor Jay Craven will conduct a screenwriting workshop for teens on Friday, Aug. 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Jamestown library. More...

Scooter raffle to benefit Hunt

A raffle for a 2007 Yamaha motor scooter to benefit the Phil Hunt medical fund is being held in cooperation with the Jamestown Medical Fund. The scooter has a 50 cc motor and is valued at $2,000. Only 300 tickets will be sold at $25 each. More...

Gardening open house at URI

Gardeners interested in learning new ways to improve their vegetable gardens are invited to an open house at the University of Rhode Island's demonstration vegetable garden at East Farm on Saturday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine. More...

Bluesman to play café benefit

The celebrated blues group, James Montgomery Blues Band, will perform a concert to benefit the University of Rhode Island's Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Narragansett Café in Jamestown. More...

Fine arts museum trip planned

The Newport Art Museum will sponsor a trip on Tuesday, Aug. 14, to view the Edward Hopper exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. This is a wonderful opportunity to view the first comprehensive exhibit of Hopper's work in fifty years. More...

Church festival set for Aug. 25

The St. Mark Parish Family Festival will take place on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church grounds. There will be games for kids, including a basketball throw, fishing and face painting. More...

Readers to enjoy trip to Pawsox game

Children who are completing their 20-minute- a-day reading requirements and keeping a journal or log of their reading in the summer reading program "Get a Clue @ Your Library!" at the Jamestown library are encouraged to enter a contest to win four More...

Shakespeare play at St. Michael's

Theatre at St. Michael's will present an all-student cast in William Shakespeare's romantic comedy, "Much Ado about Nothing," on Friday and Saturday, Aug.10 and 11, at 7 p.m., in the Hill Arts Center on the school's campus. More...

Spaghetti dinner to help Hannah

A spaghetti dinner to benefit Hannah Wertens will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Newport Elks Lodge, 141 Pelham St, Newport. Wertens, 4, of Portsmouth, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. More...