November 1, 2007 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Blood drive Nov. 12

The Jamestown Emergency Medical Services will hold a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 12, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Ghost Hall. The hall is in the Portuguese American Citizens' Club at 138 Narragansett Ave. More...

'Into the Woods' free tickets available for teens

The Jamestown Recreation Department wants to remind students and families that the Open Recreation Program will be closed from Nov. 5 to Nov. 16 for the Jamestown Community Theatre production of "Into the Woods," at the recreation center. More...

Special education open house set

An Open House Night for parents of special education students in the Melrose and Lawn Schools will be hosted by the Jamestown Special Education Local Advisory Committee (SELAC) on Tuesday evening, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in Melrose school library. More...

Good food during restaurant week

Two island restaurants will participate in the second annual Newport Restaurant Week, scheduled for Nov. 4 to 10. More...

EMT classes begin Nov. 5

A training class for Emergency Medical Technicians will be held in Jamestown beginning Nov. 5. JEMS training officer Chris Reilly announced that Deputy Chief Robert W. Church of the Portsmouth Fire Department will teach the course. More...

Blood pressure checks today

The Visiting Nurses will hold a free blood pressure clinic from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Library. More...

Scouting for food this Saturday

This Saturday, Nov. 3, the Boy Scouts of Troop 1 Jamestown will be picking up donations for the annual Scouting for Food drive. The scouts will be out between 9 and 11 a.m. More...

Teen Center open house scheduled

The Jamestown Recreation Department is excited to announce a Teen Center Open House on Dec. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Teen Craft Fair is being organized for the same night in the recreation center. More...

Lawn school student council hosting two socials

The Lawn Avenue School student council is sponsoring a fifth and sixth grade social on Friday, Nov. 2, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. More...

'Art,' performed in Newport

The New England Theatre Training Institute presents "Art," by Yesmina Reza this weekend at the Edward King House in Newport. The play, with a cast of three, will be performed Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2 to 4, with Nov. 2 and 3 shows at 8 p.m. More...

Writing an historical novel

Jan Shapin, author of "A Snug Life Somewhere," will give a talk Sunday, Nov. 18, at 2 p.m. More...

Empty bowls to be filled Nov. 2

The annual Empty Bowls event is slated for tomorrow night, Friday, Nov. 2, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Melrose Avenue School. The event brings awareness to issues of poverty. More...

Todd paintings on exhibit at library

The Conanicut Island Art Association is featuring the work of Jamestown artist Thomas A. Todd in the large meeting room and hallway of the Jamestown Philomenian Library, 26 North Main Rd. More...

Grief support groups meets

A group for bereavement support is forming at the United Congregational Church in Middletown. More...

Three poling places Tuesday

Polling places will be open Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. to elect members of the town council, school committee and town moderator. More...

Contra dance the night away

A contra dance will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, at the Aquidneck Elementary School in Middletown. The dance will run from 8 to 11 p.m. with music by the Franco- Americans. Linda Leslie will host the event. More...