June 26, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Book sale starts July 10 at Jamestown Philomenian Library

The annual book sale at the Jamestown Library will open this year on Thursday, July 10, at 7 p.m. with a paid preview. The admission will be free for paid-up members of the Friends of the Library or $10 for non-members. More...

One day photographic workshop planned

Eileen McCarney Muldoon and Cindy Horovitz Wilson will be conducting a one-day photographic workshop July 17 at the beautiful Gilbert Stuart Museum in North Kingstown. More...

Museum features schoolhouse exhibit

The Jamestown Museum will ring in a new summer season this Sunday, June 29, at 1 p.m. The opening will highlight the Jamestown Historical Society's (JHS) summer exhibit, School Days! How Jamestown Taught its Children. More...

'Guys' wanted for singing group

It is not too late to join the Men's Chorus of Jamestown. The chorus began its summer season of singing last week, but rehearsals continue each week through August. The chorus is open to men and boys of all ages regardless of singing experience. More...

Schools reduce hours for summer

Now that summer is here, the Jamestown School offices wi ll be open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. These hours will be in effect from July 7 to Aug. 22. More...

Balloonfest celebrates 30 years with the Flying Wallendas

From July 18 to 20, the Wakefield Ro tary wi ll host the South County 30th Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival at the URI Athletic Fields on Route 138 in Kingston. More...

Bank of America open house Monday

The Jamestown branch of Bank of America will celebrate 50 years of banking on Conanicut Island on Monday, June 30. More...

Shakespeare playing on Newport stage

The Firehouse Theater in Newport presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged," through June 29. The theatre is located at 4 Equality Park Place in Newport. Performances are Wednesday to Sunday at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. More...

Teens to learn about summer jobs

The Jamestown Teen Center is forming a partnership with East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) to assist teens in finding employment. Representatives from EBCAP will hold an informational meeting at the Teen Center on Monday, June 30, at 3 p.m. More...

Library to present all age musical program

The Jamestown Philomenian Library is proud to present "The Band Called Music" on Monday, June 30, from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library meeting hall. This free educational musical program is for an audience of all ages. More...