October 15, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Press to host Candidate Forum this Tuesday

The Jamestown Press will host a Candidate Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Library book group begins Monday

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

Send in photos for Humane Society contest

The Humane Society of Jamestown is hosting a photo contest this fall. Winners will be featured in the 2010 Humane Society of Jamestown calendar. More...

Islander performing in stage production

Islander Damien Beecroft is performing as toad in a Center Stage production of “A Year With Frog and Toad” this weekend at the Courthouse Center for the Arts in West Kingston. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday and at 2 p.m. More...

School program offers fun and learning

The Jamestown Education Foundation and the Jamestown School Department will offer a series of after-school programs for children this fall. Programs are offered for all grade levels and are open to all Jamestown children. More...

Island educator to speak on Sunday

A Jamestown resident’s experiences with Afghanistan’s efforts in educational reform will be the topic of a forum at Central Baptist Church on Sunday, Oct. 18, at 11 a.m. More...

Portuguese Heritage Day this Saturday

This 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...

Garden club to meet this Monday

Quononoquott Garden Club will meet at the home of member Anna Bernath on Monday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m. After the business meeting, members will tour Anna’s gardens. More...

Police to host New York trip for seniors

The Jamestown Police Association will host a trip to New York City on Thursday, Dec. 17, for Jamestown senior citizens (ages 55 and up) on a first-come, firstserved basis. More...

Public boating class to begin Oct. 21

The Newport Sail and Power Squadron will offer a public boating class beginning Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Newport Athletic Club at 66 Valley Road in Middletown. The course will run for eight sessions. More...