November 6, 2008 RSS feed / Upcoming Events

Thanksgiving feast set at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a re-creation of the first Thanksgiving on Sunday, Nov. 23, from 2:30 to 4:15 in the library meeting hall. More...

A full month of holiday splendor at Blithewold

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum opens its doors on Friday, Nov. More...

Gingerbread exhibit, workshop at mansion

There is nothing like the smell of fresh baked gingerbread, Christmas carols, and a cup of cocoa. Bring the whole family and sign up before Monday, Nov. 24, for the "Family Gingerbread House Workshop" to be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. More...

"Oklahoma!" to run at the URI theatre

The University of Rhode Island's prize-winning Theatre Department announces its upcoming production, "Oklahoma!," which will be performed Nov. 13 to 16, and Nov. 20 to 23 at the Robert E. Will Theatre, Fine Arts Center in Kingston. More...

Many islanders help at Save the Bay event

Jamestown resident Aidan Petrie is co-chairman of Save The Bay's The Bay Bash: The Light at the End of the Tunnel, which will be held on Friday, Nov. 15, at The Foundry in Providence. More...

Veterans' service honored in ceremony Tuesday

The island's veterans' groups will commemorate Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at East Ferry Veterans Memorial Square. The keynote speaker will be former Gov. More...

Breakfast to benefit veterans, seniors

A family breakfast in support of Seniors Helping Others and South County's veterans will be held on Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Elks Club in Wakefield. The breakfast will run from 8 to 11 a.m. More...

Holiday program spans the seasons

The Jamestown Community Chorus will hold their annual December holiday concert, "Fall Into Winter," on Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Central Baptist Church. The theme of the concert will be unique. More...

Self-defense for women offered by police dept.

The Jamestown Police Department is offering a Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Class for women of all ages. The four-day class will be held from Nov. 17 to 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center, 41 Conanicus Ave. More...

'Mass for Peace' debuts at Courthouse

The South County Chamber Singers, under the direction of Enrico Garzilli, will perform the Rhode Island premier of Karl Jenkins' "The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace," at the Courthouse Center for the Arts on Route 138 in West Kingston. More...

Prix fixe menus for restaurant week

Two island restaurants will participate in the upcoming Newport Restaurant Week, scheduled for Nov. 9 to 15. More...

Pennfield to host holiday craft sale

It is "Cornucopia" time again at the Pennfield School. Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 8 the school will host more than 55 vendors displaying and selling their beautiful wares. More...

Mortenson, Relin novel next up for library book group

The next book to be read by the book groups at the Jamestown Library will be "Three Cups Of Tea : One Man's Mission To Promote Peace—One School At A Time," by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin on Monday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. More...

Library closed for Veterans Day

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will be closed in honor of Veterans Day on Tuesday, Nov. 11. The library's regular hours are Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. More...

Donate blood and toys this holiday

The Rhode Island Blood Center is teaming up with "Toys for Tots" from Nov. 8 through Dec. 7 to assure that underprivileged children in Rhode Island are remembered during the holiday season. More...