July 3, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Newport library hosts children's programs

The Newport Public Library is offering a summer reading program for children from pre-school to age 12 from July 8 to Aug. 13. More...

Farm activities at zoo next weekend

Roger Williams Park Zoo is offering up some good old fashioned family fun on July 11 and 12 with "Fun on the Farm," an event featuring a wide array of farm and country-inspired activities, entertainment and demonstrations. More...

Adult beginner ballet offered

The Jamestown Recreation Department's Modern Dance with Mary Beth Murphy is a class for anyone who has ever wanted to dance. More...

Fitness classes for teens offered

The Jamestown Recreation Department will offer two new fitness classes for teens starting Monday, July 7, at the Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave. All teens entering grades 7 through 12 are invited to participate. More...

JEF cruise benefits student programs

Help the Jamestown Education Foundation continue to provide enrichment programming for Jamestown students by joining them for a Sunset Dinner Cruise aboard the elegant 85- foot luxury yacht Harbor Queen. More...

Groups available for grief support

Several free bereavement groups are meeting across the state to help those mourning the loss of a loved one. Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, the largest and most comprehensive hospice in the state offers the groups at several locations. More...

Computer assistance for community members

The Jamestown Library has an on-going program of computer assistance to members of the Jamestown community. The program takes place on Monday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon, and has been running since May. More...

Pendragon is first for summer concert series

Summer music in Jamestown kicks off its 2008 season with one of New England's best known Celtic bands bringing its unique style to the East Ferry Memorial Square on Sunday evening, July 6 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Library book sale begins July 10

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 paidup members of the Friends of the Library or $10 for non-members. More...

Organic farm stand opens Saturday

The Stearns Farms Organic Produce farm stand will begin its fifth season at East Ferry this Saturday, July 5. Islanders will be able to purchase a variety of island-grown, certified organic produce and cut flowers until the end of October. More...