July 23, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

CIAA annual summer art show begins today

The Conanicut Island Art Association will hold its annual Summer Art Show beginning today, July 23, through Sunday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jamestown Community Center. More...

Polynesian dance this Monday

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will offer a Polynesian dance program for teenagers and adults on Monday, July 27, from 4 to 5 p.m. in the library’s meeting hall. More...

Library to hold ‘buck a bag’ sale

Beginning today, July 23, through Saturday, July 25, the Jamestown library will wrap up its annual book sale with its “buck a bag” sale. More...

New taxpayers’group to meet next Monday

The Jamestown Taxpayers’ Association: Advocates for Common Sense will meet on Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center in Jamestown. More...

Grist Mill to host free tour this weekend

Kenyon’s Grist Mill will hold a tour this Saturday and Sunday, July 25-26, featuring free kayaking on the Queen’s River. Donations during the event will benefit the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association. More...

Submit photos for hospital wall calendar

Amateur photographers are invited to submit their photographs to South County Hospital for possible inclusion in its 2010 wall calendar. More...

Munslow to perform at library

Storyteller and cartoonist Keith Munslow will perform “Think Outside the Box” for children ages 4 to 12 and their families on Tuesday, July 28, at 7 p.m. in the meeting hall at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Black and White to perform Sunday

Black and White, a three-piece blues rock band, will perform a cool set of rhythm and blues this Sunday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Free soccer clinic begins Wednesday

British Challenger Soccer will hold a free soccer skills clinic for children ages 4 to 17 on Wednesday, July 29, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue soccer fields. Participants can brush up on soccer skills, meet coaches and have a great time. More...

Chamber’s Ft. Getty dinner-dance to benefit island garden club

Join the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce for its annual fund-raiser on Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Fort Getty Pavilion. More...

Dedication for Gulf War Seabee memorial

On Friday, July 31, at 9 a.m., the public is invited to a dedication of the new Gulf War Seabee Memorial. Members of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 27 recently broke ground on the first non-military memorial to honor U.S. More...

NHS walking tour of celebrated artists and writers

The Newport Historical Society will offer a walking tour showcasing celebrated Newport artists and writers of the 19th century on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m. More...