April 9, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Children's story times at the library

The Jamestown library children's room will hold story times in April and May. On Wednesdays, the library will hold Mother Goose Time for infants and babies up through 24 months old, from 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. More...

All aboard for train program at the library

Train fans of all ages can come together to see model trains, hear train stories, meet other train lovers, and learn about safety around the tracks from representatives Jack McCabe and Archie Clarke, of Rhode Island Operation Lifesaver, at the Jame More...

Apply for Holy Ghost Society scholarship

The Holy Ghost Society will award two scholarships to graduating high school students who live in Jamestown, to be applied to tuition, books or related course fees. Students must be of Portuguese heritage. More...

'Tres Moutarde' to take stage at library

Join the Friends of the Library as they present "Tres Moutarde" on Sunday, April 19, at 3 p.m. in the library meeting hall. Trés Moutarde was established in 2004 in response to a musical "find. More...

Learn to live green at library workshop

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will celebrate Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, at 7 p.m., with 'Go Green To Save Green,' a presentation about living a "green" lifestyle by new local Green Irene Eco-Consultant, Nancy Escher. More...

CIAA seeks off-island scenes for next show

The Conanicut Island Art Association is seeking artwork for its next open, non-juried show, 'Anywhere But Here,' which will feature scenes from anywhere but Jamestown. Drop off for the show is Thursday, April 16, from 12 to 4 p.m. More...

Kids of ages invited to after-school programs

The Jamestown Education Foundation and the Jamestown School Department will offer a series of after-school programs for children this spring. Programs are offered for all grade levels for the children of Jamestown. More...

Sailing team looking for unused or unneeded sailing gear for yard sale

As the season for uncovering boats and preparing for the upcoming sailing season approaches, the North Kingstown High School Sailing Team is asking island residents to donate nautical items that are no longer of use. More...

Applications available for new scholarship

Applications are now available for the Elizabeth Stone Fund Scholarship, a one-time award for expenses associated with freshman year at an accredited four-year institution of higher learning. More...

Driving course offered for seniors

AARP will offer a two-session afternoon defensive driving course for seniors on Wednesday, April 15 and Friday, April 17. More...

Strings ensemble forming at rec center

The Jamestown Recreation Department will start a String Ensemble on Tuesday, April 21, for anyone who plays violin, viola, cello and double bass. The ensemble will be directed by Susan Gorelick. More...

Learn about Rose Island Lighthouse

Children can learn more about Rose Island Lighthouse and the environment on Rose Island during the Jamestown library's free, hour-long, hands-on program on Tuesday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...

Community theatre offers scholarships

The Jamestown Community Theatre will present two $1,000 awards to graduating seniors for achievement in theater and performing arts. More...

Get ready for annual Easter egg hunt

The Jamestown Women's Club will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 11, on the Shoreby Hill Green beginning promptly at 10 a.m. The event will be held rain or shine. More...

Ackerman book next on list for discussion

The Jamestown Book Discussion groups will read the "The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story," by Diane Ackerman on Monday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, April 21, at 1 p.m. The Jamestown library runs two book discussions. More...

Churches announce Holy Week services

Central Baptist Church The Central Baptist Church congregation will begin its Holy Week observance on Maundy Thursday, April 9, with a service of communion and Tenebrae at 7:30 p.m. More...