October 8, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Climb the Beavertail light tower this weekend

On Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., visitors to the Beavertail Lighthouse in Jamestown can enjoy spectacular views from the top of the light tower. More...

Bloodmobile to visit Jamestown

On Monday, Oct. 12, from 2 to 6 p.m., the Rhode Island Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will be at McQuade’s Marketplace for a blood drive. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

CIAA to hold meeting tonight

The Conanicut Island Art Association will hold its first quarterly members’ meeting tonight, Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. in the meeting room at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Teen Center to host ladies’ pampering night

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a “ladies pampering night” on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. for girls of all ages: Mothers, daughters, teens, aunts and grandmothers. Join us at the Teen Center for a night of pampering. More...

Red Cross seeks volunteers to establish shelters

The town of Jamestown and the American Red Cross are asking Jamestown residents to sign up to establish and staff public shelters in town. More...

Library group to discuss ‘A History of Love’

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...

Rocky Hill School to hold admission open house

On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, Rocky Hill School in East Greenwich will host an admission open house for prospective families interested in preschool through grade 12 admission. More...

Teen Center to host ‘Connecting the Beats’

The Jesus Andujar Percussion Ensemble will perform Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Jamestown Teen Center. More...

Last chance to register for Jamestown Classic

The 34th annual Jamestown Rotary Classic bike race will be held in Jamestown this Monday, Oct. 12. Online registration for the event closes tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 9. More than 300 riders have already registered for the event. More...

Youth to experience ‘homelessness’

St. Matthew’s Youth Group will hold its second Night of Homelessness on Saturday, Oct. 10. The youth will gather at St. Matthew’s at 5 p.m. More...

Newport County AARP chapter to meet

The Newport County AARP chapter will hold its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, at Fenner Avenue Hall in Newport. New members should come at 1:15 and bring their national AARP membership card. More...

Holy Ghost Society to hold first annual Portuguese Heritage Day

On Saturday, Oct. 17, from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Holy Ghost Society will hold its first annual Portuguese Heritage Day at the Portuguese American Citizens Club on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Rotary Club to hold Ft. Adams car show

The Middletown Rotary Club will hold its eighth annual “Ft. Adams in the Fall” Car, Truck and Motorcycle Festival at Ft. Adams State Park in Newport on Sunday, Oct. 25, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...