July 31, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Learn baseball tips at McCoy stadium

A free baseball clinic will be offered to children on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. More...

Magic show coming to library Aug. 12

Magician Chris Carbone will perform for children at the Jamestown library on Tuesday, Aug. 12. The performance is the final event in the children's summer reading program, "Catch the Reading Bug," and will begin at 4 p.m. More...

Ida Lewis' heroism portrayed at library

The Rhode Island Sea Grant and the Jamestown Philomenian Library are co-sponsoring an appearance by actress Marilyn Murphy Meardon in a solo performance of "Ida Lewis: Rhode Island's and America's Most Famous Lighthouse Keeper," on Thursday, Aug. More...

'Art around the Bay' show opens Aug. 7

The Conanicut Island Art Association will kick off its new show, "Art around the Bay," with an opening reception Thursday, Aug. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Town Hall. Catering will be provided by Trattoria Simpatico. More...

Foisy performs Sunday at East Ferry

Summer music in Jamestown continues Sunday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. with Garry Foisy, making his Jamestown debut. More...

Auditions ahead for community theatre

The Jamestown Community Theatre will hold auditions for its November production of "Miracle on 34th Street," on Sunday, Aug. 17, and Monday, Aug. 18. Adapted from the book of the same title, this play tells the story of an elderly gentleman, Mr. More...

Dance benefit supports Alzheimer's foundation

Exercise the mind and body at the "Dance to Remember," on Wednesday, Aug. 13, beginning at 6 p.m. at Easton's Beach Rotunda in Newport. More...

History of sports on display in library

Summer sports are the focus of the new exhibit in the Jamestown Historical Society display case in the lobby of the Jamestown Philomenian Library. See what girls wore to go swimming in the 1890s. Sailing and canoeing also had special clothing. More...

'Run' to library for next book group

The next book to be read by the book groups at the Jamestown Library will be "Run" by Ann Patchett, on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 1 p.m. There will be no evening discussion in August. Booklist gave "Run" a starred review. More...

'Fair weather' coming to parent-child group

Jamestown Philomenian Library's Child and Parent book discussion group for children in grades 4 to 6 and their parents will meet next on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The book for the Aug. 5 meeting is "Fair Weather," by Richard Peck. More...