April 16, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Junior docents needed at Gilbert Stuart

Do you like learning about colonial history? Do you like telling people what you know? More...

Historic renovations featured at meeting

The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation will present Historic Restorations Around Narragansett Bay at its 25th annual meeting on Thursday, April 23, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Newport Yacht Club on Long Wharf. More...

CIAA hosts opening reception

The Conanicut Island Art Association invites all Jamestowners to the opening reception for its new show "Anywhere but Here" at the Town Hall Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 23. Refreshments are provided and there will be a cash bar. More...

Learn to live green at library workshop

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

Autism talk at library Saturday afternoon

April is Autism Awareness Month. Jessica Burrows, a senior at North Kingstown High School, will give a presentation on selfadvocacy at 4 p.m. this Saturday, April 18, in the meeting room of the Jamestown library. More...

International aid and the U.S. Navy forum

Al Shimkus, a retired captain in the U.S. Navy, will talk about the Navy's role in international humanitarian assistance and disaster relief during a forum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 26, at Central Baptist Church. The forum is open to the public. More...

Spring Sunday open houses at Blenheim

Blenheim-Newport senior living community will host a series of 'Spring Sundays Open Houses' from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., starting April 19. More...

Real estate seminar to be held at library

Great rates. Good news. An event about the benefits of purchasing real estate in the current market will be held on Thursday, April 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The guest speakers include Robert C. 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 at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 20, and at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21. The Jamestown library runs two book discussions. More...

Shores Association meets next week

The Jamestown Shores Association will meet at the Senior Center on West Street at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. Coffee and dessert will be served following the meeting. More...

Shoreline cleanup this Saturday

Calling all Jamestowners! Your help is needed with the annual Earth Day Island Shoreline Cleanup this Saturday, April 18. Volunteers will be sent to all of Jamestown's public shoreline access areas from 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. More...