June 18, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Church festival has something for everyone

Central Baptist Church’s annual June Festival will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. this Saturday, June 20, and will offer something for everyone. More...

Program teaches kids respect for animals

Like people, companion animals have basic needs such as healthy food, clean water, a safe place to live and someone to call a friend. More...

Men’s summer chorus rehearsals under way

The Men’s Chorus of Jamestown will begin its summer rehearsals on Thursday, June 25. The chorus is open to all men and boys who enjoy singing. The group is directed by founder B.J. Whitehouse and sings only throughout the summer. More...

Storyteller brings adventure to the library in the children’s program

Children can pretend to be porcupines, motorcycles, thunderstorms and many other adventurous and exciting things when award-winning storyteller Katie Latimer visits the Jamestown library. More...

Volunteers needed for 420 National Championships

Registrations are already pouring in for the Club 420 National Championships in Jamestown. “There could be as many as 150 to 180 boats registered by the first gun,” according to Nancy Lush, co chair for the event. More...

Touro Synagoge resumes tours for the summer

Tours of Touro Synagogue, the oldest Jewish temple in the country, have resumed this summer after a brief hiatus caused by financial pressures over the winter. More...

CIAA hosts opening reception

The Conanicut Island Art Association invites all Jamestowners to the opening reception for its new show “Icons of Jamestown” at the Town Hall Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 25. More...

Island garden club celebrates 60 years

In celebration of its 60th year, the Quononoquott Garden Club will host “Island Treasures: A garden tour” on Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eleven unique gardens in Jamestown will be featured. More...

Forum to air wind power discussion

WRNI, Rhode Island’s NPR news station, brings its third community forum on local politics to Jamestown on Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m. in the meeting hall of the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Jamestown Philomenian Library posts summer hours

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays during the summer starting on June 20. Sunday hours at the Jamestown library have ended for the season. Sunday hours will resume Sunday, Sept. 13. More...

Space still available in the Save the Bay camp

The Jamestown Education Foundation is co-sponsoring the Save The Bay Camp at Fort Getty with the Jamestown Recreation Department and Save the Bay. There are still spaces available for children entering grades 4 to 6. More...

Wickford celebrates village expansion with merchant party

Go to Wickford this Friday, June 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. and party with the merchants as they celebrate the expansion of business throughout the Village. More...