August 13, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

R.I. Ballet Theatre to hold auditions

Rhode Island’s ballet theatre is seeking talented dancers ages 9 to 18 for membership in the company. Auditions will be held on Monday, Aug. 24, at 6:30 p.m. at R.I. Ballet Arts Academy at 7728 Post Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

JSA fall soccer registration now online

Registration for the Jamestown Soccer Association’s Fall 2009 recreation soccer league is now underway. All registrations are done online at www.jamestown-soccer.com. More...

JHS to hold annual meeting tonight

The Jamestown Historical Society (JHS) will hold its annual meeting tonight in the meeting hall at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. A short business meeting, including the election of officers and board members for 2009-2010, will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Housing Authority commissioner’s picnic

The Jamestown Housing Authority will host the annual commissioner’s picnic on Saturday, Aug. 15, at noon outdoors at the Pemberton apartments. All island senior citizens and people with disabilities are invited to attend this free event. More...

Community lobster roll dinner at CBC

Fresh lobster rolls will headline the menu at a community dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at Central Baptist Church. Each dinner will feature a lobster roll, chips, brownie and beverage for $12. More...

Community Band in concert this Sunday

The Jamestown Community Band will play the last concert in the Jamestown Recreation Department’s summer concert series this Sunday, Aug. 16, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square. More...

Watercolor workshop at Watson Farm

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

Volunteers needed for town boards and committees

The town of Jamestown is seeking applicants to fill vacancies on several boards and committees. More...

Talent show to be held next weekend

The Jamestown Community chorus will host its 20th annual talent show on Thursday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Recreation Center. Tickets are $7 general admission, and $5 for seniors and children. More...

Town Council takes summer break

The Town Council has cancelled its regular meeting scheduled for Monday, Aug. 17. Town Clerk Arline Petit said the meeting was cancelled because of a light agenda and conflicting late summer schedules of council members. More...

Community Farm to hold Kids Fun Day

All kids are invited to come and have a blast at the Jamestown Community Farm during its first annual Kids Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

‘Dig It’ at Ft. Getty this Saturday

It’s not too late to get your tickets for the Jamestown Chamber of Commerce’s “Dig It,” the annual Night at the Fort dinner-dance this Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Ft. Getty Pavilion. More...

East Passage closed to boats for swim

The East Passage of Narragansett Bay beneath the Newport Bridge will be temporarily closed to vessel traffic this Saturday, Aug. 15, between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m. for the Save the Bay swim. The U.S. More...

Gallery night in Newport

Didi Suydam Contemporary is among the many local artists who will be included in tonight’s gallery night in Newport. More...

Audition for Island talent show this week

Auditions for the Jamestown Community Chorus’ 20th annual talent show will take place this Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 17 and 18, at 7 p.m. at the Recreation Center. An accompanist will be available for the auditions. More...

Experience historic 19th century coaches in Newport

Aug. 20 to 23 will mark the return of authentic 19th century coaches drawn by matched and highly-trained teams of horses to Newport for a Weekend of Coaching, hosted by the Preservation Society of Newport County. More...

Men’s Chorus of Jamestown to perform at recreation center

The Men’s Chorus of Jamestown will perform in concert on Saturday, Aug. 29, at 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center. This popular annual event attracts music lovers from every style of music. More...

Hospital to host women’s wellness day this September

South County Hospital will host its third annual Women’s Wellness Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dunes Club in Narragansett. More...