July 30, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Magic show tonight at library

Stop by the Jamestown Philomenian Library tonight at 7 for a magic performance by the “Great Baldini.” Children and families will use their magical powers and chant the magic word, “creativity,” to make objects appear and d More...

Opening reception at Schock Gallery tonight

The Schock Gallery will host an opening reception for its summer exhibit tonight — Thursday, July 30 — from 5 to 8 p.m. at 47 Conanicus Ave. More...

JSA to hold fall Super Liga soccer try-outs

In addition to the Fall Recreational league, the Jamestown Soccer Association will field three competitive travel teams in the R.I. Super Liga. More...

Learn the ‘language of dogs’ at the library

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will present “Speak! The Language of Dogs,” a program focusing on basic safety and good manners for dogs and kids, this Saturday, Aug. 1, at 11 a.m. More...

Newport exhibit to feature high fashion

The Newport Historical Society will offer a rare glimpse into its extensive clothing collection with the exhibit “Homespun to High Fashion,” opening to the public on Friday, Aug. 14, at 10 a.m. More...

Mark your calendar for Fools’ Rules Regatta

Calling all boat builders! Mark your calendar now for the 32nd annual Fools’ Rules Regatta, sponsored by the Jamestown Yacht Club. The event will be held Saturday, Aug. 15, on the Town Beach at East Ferry. More...

Watercolor workshop at Watson Farm

Artist Natalie Pfanstiehl will teach a full-day watercolor workshop on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Watson Farm in Jamestown. More...

‘Art of Compassion’ at Jamestown library

Providence Animal Rescue will bring “The Art of Compassion” to the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Jamestown Seaside Family Cruise in September

The annual Jamestown Seaside Family Cruise, featuring classic, custom and antique cars, will be held Sunday, Sept. 6, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ft. Getty. Cars must be registered by 1 p.m. More...

Experience ‘mad science’ at the library

‘Mad Science’ will conduct Invention-ation, a program for children and their families, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, in the Jamestown Philomenian Library meeting hall. More...

Storyteller for teens at library

Award-winning storyteller Katie Latimer brings an all-new show designed specifically for middleschool students and teenagers to the Jamestown Philomenian Library on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 5 p.m., in the library’s meeting hall. More...

Abate to perform in summer concert series

The Summer Concert series sponsored by the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department continues this Sunday, Aug. 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Skatefest to raise funds for Teen Center

The Jamestown Teen Center will hold its third annual Skatefest at the Jamestown Skate Park at Lawn Avenue School this Saturday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. DJ Justin Dreadless will provide musical entertainment for the event. More...

Win! Get your Community Chorus raffle tickets

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, Aug. 1, for the Jamestown Community Chorus annual raffle. Winners will be announced at the organization’s 20th annual talent show on Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Jamestown Community Center. More...

NBS to host sixth annual Bird Ball

The Norman Bird Sanctuary will holds its sixth annual Bird Ball on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Norman Bird Sanctuary in Middletown. Music will be provided by DJ Butch and food will be prepared by Blackstone Caterers. More...

Gilbert Stuart Museum to ‘raise the roof’

The Gilbert Stuart Museum will host “Raising the Roof,” its major summer fundraiser, on Friday, Aug. 7, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the museum grounds. More...

BLMA awards annual scholarships

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association recently held its annual scholarship award ceremony at the museum. Recipients Alex Seidler and Leigh Archer were each presented with a check for $1,000 by President Richard Sullivan. More...

Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation to hold annual clambake

The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation will host its 26th annual clambake at the Rose Island Lighthouse on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine. More...

Summer readers can register to win PawSox tickets

Children who are completing their reading and keeping a reading record as part of the state’s summer reading program, “Be Creative @ the Library,” at the Jamestown Philomenian Library are encouraged to enter a contest to win four f More...