September 24, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Library book groups announce upcoming picks

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will discuss “A History of Love” by Nicole Krauss on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 1 p.m. On Nov. More...

RE/MAX offers hot air balloon rides

On Saturday, Sept. 26, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., RE/MAX Bayview will offer tethered balloon rides – weather permitting – in the famous RE/MAX hot air balloon at 245 Conanicus Ave., across from the Jamestown Country Club. More...

Tropical fish rescue at Ft. Wetherill Saturday

Head out to Ft. Wetherill this Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for the New England Aquarium Dive Club’s annual tropical fish rescue. More...

An ‘afternoon of song’ at Baptist church

This Sunday, Sept. 27, at 4 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church, Jeanne Spinosa Glier, soprano; Julibeth Andrews, soprano and Nancy Nicholson, piano, will present “An Afternoon of Song.” More...

Rec. department lists fall programs

The Jamestown Recreation Department has listed its fall schedule of upcoming programs and events on the department’s website. Registration forms are also available online. Visit www.jamestownri.net/ rec/rec.html. More...

Small to speak at CIAA quarterly members’ meeting features talk

The Conanicut Island Art Association will hold its first quarterly members’ meeting on Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. The meeting will feature a talk by Jonathan Small of Middletown. More...

Don’t miss ‘Heyday’ at Godena Farm

This Saturday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Conanicut Island Land Trust will celebrate open space and land conservation with its “Heyday” event at the Godena Farm. More...

Commercial fishing Saturday with URI

Be a commercial fisherman for a day, bottom-trawling aboard the URI Fisheries vessel Cap’n Bert on Saturday, Sept. 26, and learn about the fishing industry in Rhode Island. Participants will get to help sort the catch. More...

Teen Center to host dance on Saturday

The Teen Center’s Youth Advisory Board will host a “Fall Fiesta!” welcome back dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the recreation center. The dance is open to all students in grades 7 to 12. More...

Jamestown Taxpayers’ Association to meet

On Monday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., the Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown will meet at the Senior Center. The meeting will include a discussion with Ken Gray about the 2010 property re-valuation. More...

Glowball golf tournament to benefit R.I. Vest A Dog

On Friday, Oct. 23, at the Jamestown Golf Course, Rhode Island Vest A Dog will hold its ninth annual glowball golf tournament to benefit R.I. Vest A Dog, which raises funds to buy bullet/stab proof vests for police and sheriffs’ K-9 units. More...

‘Out of the Darkness’ walk at Easton’s Beach

The Out of the Darkness 5K Community Walk, sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, will be held this Saturday, Sept. 26, beginning at Easton’s Beach in Newport. More...