June 25, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Storyteller performs at library tonight

Storyteller Katie Latimer will perform tonight, Thursday, June 25, at 7 p.m. More...

CIAA hosts opening reception tonight

The Conanicut Island Art Association opens its new show “Icons of Jamestown” with a reception tonight, Thursday, June 25, at the Town Hall Gallery from 5 to 7 p.m. All Jamestowners are invited to attend the event. More...

Improv for teens at Jamestown library

Keith Munslow will present Improv for teens at the Jamestown library on Monday, June 29, from 4 to 5 p.m. More...

Jamestown Medical Fund to host benefit

The Jamestown Medical Fund will host “Code Blues,” a benefit for the organization, on Sunday, June 28, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizen’s Club. More...

‘Island Treasures’ Garden Tour

“Island Treasures: A garden tour,” a celebration of the Quononoquott Garden Club’s 60th year, will be held this Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eleven unique gardens in Jame stown will be featured. More...

Don’t miss deadline for free jersey

British Challenger will hold two soccer camps at the Lawn Avenue fields in Jamestown this summer. Those who register by Monday, June 29, for competitive camp and by Monday, July 6, for soccer camp will receive an exclusive British soccer jersey. More...

SHO announces local volunteer opportunities

Serving Communities, Helping Others, Opportunities for All is a clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities. Adults 18 and older are always welcome; a few positions for teens, ages 13 to 17, are also available at the SHO office. More...

USS Leyte to hold September reunion

The USS Leyte, CV-32, all ships company, air groups and marines will hold a reunion at the Radisson Hotel in New London, Conn. from Sept. 23 to 27. The USS Leyte was stationed at Quonset Point from 1946 to 1959. 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...

Gilbert Stuart Museum to host Members Appreciation Day

The Gilbert Stuart Museum will hold its Members Appreciation Day at the Museum on Sunday, June 28, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

Men’s Chorus begins rehearsals this evening

The Men’s Chorus of Jame stown will begin summer rehearsals tonight, Thursday, June 25, at the Conanicut Grange at 6 West St. from 7 to 9 p.m. More...

Suela-hooping for teens at the library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will offer Suela-hooping for teens on Thursday, July 2, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the library’s meeting hall. Learn the art of hooping to music with instructor Susan Whitney. More...

JEF seeks applications for fall programs

The Jamestown Education Foundation is currently seeking grant applications for programs beginning in September. Anyone interested in running an educational or cultural program that benefits Jamestown students is strongly encouraged to apply. More...

Six adult yoga classes offered this summer

Jamestowners can choose from six adult yoga classes being offered on the island this summer. The classes are co-sponsored by Innerlight Center for Yoga and Meditation and the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Dept. More...

Exhibit marks 40th birthday of Pell Bridge

On Sunday, June 28, the Claiborne Pell Bridge will celebrate its 40th birthday. The Jamestown Historical Society will honor the event with an exhibit in its display case at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Teen Center summer hours start Monday

The Jamestown Teen Center will begin its summer hours on Monday, June 29, at the Recreation Center at 41 Conanicus Ave. Summer hours will be Monday through Friday from 3 to 8 p.m., until Sept. 7. More...

Wellness screenings at Baker’s Pharmacy

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will hold wellness screenings at Baker’s Pharmacy on the first Tuesday of every month, from 10 to 11 a.m. The next screening will be Tuesday, July 7. More...

Atwater-Donnelly to kick off Jamestown summer music series

Summer music in Jamestown begins at East Ferry Memorial Square on Sunday, July 5, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Library to hold book discussion groups

The Jamestown library book groups have announced their upcoming titles and schedules. The next book to be discussed will be “My Life in France” by Julia Child. Discussions will be on Monday, July 20, at 7 p.m. More...

Volunteers for 420 National Championships still needed

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...