November 26, 2008 RSS feed / About Town

Keep warm - learn to salsa this winter

The North Kingstown Arts Council is offering a way to warm up the winter months. Take Salsa dance lessons on Saturdays from 2 to 4 p.m. beginning Jan. 17 for three weeks. More...

Mittens, hats collected at town hall for women's center

With the expectation of a cold and long winter ahead, the staff at the Town Hall will start collecting mittens, scarves, hats and gloves for the annual holiday Mitten Basket. Items for the basket will be accepted as of today. More...

Engraved ornaments for town tree for sale

Jamestowners can see their name in lights this Christmas by purchasing an ornament for the town's Christmas tree at East Ferry. A donation of $25 to the Tree Lighting Ceremony helps defray the costs of the annual ceremony, including refreshments. More...

"Inside the Mind of a Book Reviewer"

For those who have ever read a book review and wondered just what the reviewer was thinking, join the Friends of the Jamestown Library as they present writer Lisa Palmer for "Inside the Mind of a Book Reviewer," on Monday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. More...

Skating rink opens in Newport

On Saturday, Dec. 6, at 11 a.m. the Sovereign Bank Skating Center at the Newport Yachting Center opens for the winter season. More...

Prout school to present Christmas program

On Thursday, Dec. 18, the Prout School will present its annual Christmas Show featuring a classical ballet performance of "The Nutcracker," by Tchaikovsky followed by performances from all members of the music department. More...

Winter art show looking for entries

Rhode Island artists are invited to submit their work to the Conanicut Island Art Association's upcoming show titled "32° Degrees." This non-juried show is open to non-members and offisland residents as well as to current art association member More...

Shop Jamestown and register to win free Chamber checks

Village merchants have the perfect gifts for everyone on your shopping list this holiday season. This year shop local and keep the island economy strong. You won''t have to fight the crowds and will save on gas and aggravation. More...

Winter book sale at library next week

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will have a winter book sale in the gallery hallway at beginning Tuesday, Dec. 2 through Monday, Dec. 8, during regular library hours. Some little used and much loved volumes will be available at great prices. More...

Bike path committee to meet in December

The Bike Path Design Committee will meet Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in the Town Hall conference room. The meeting is open to the public and residents are encouraged to attend. More...

Chorus to add youthful voices to program

The Jamestown Community Chorus will present its "Fall Into Winter" program in two concerts on Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec.14, at 3 p.m., at the Central Baptist Church, 99 Narragansett Ave., in Jamestown. More...