October 29, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Halloween crafts and tales for kids

Come have a ghoulishly good time tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 30, from 3 to 4 p.m. More...

Celebrate Halloween at Godena Farm

The Conanicut Island Land Trust will host a different Halloween celebration for families, especially for children ages 5 to 10 years old, tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 30, from 5:45 to 7:30 p.m. at the Godena Farm on North Road. More...

Police sponsor selfdefense class for women

The Jamestown Police will offer a free Rape Aggression Defense class Nov. 17 through 20, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Jamestown fire department at 50 Narragansett Ave. More...

Baptist church to host artists’ forum

Two Rhode Island artists will talk about their work during a forum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, at Central Baptist Church. Elena Calderon-Patino, coordinator of family programs at the R.I. More...

Get your ‘golden ticket’ now for Jamestown Community Theatre’s ‘Willy Wonka’

Tickets are now on sale for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “Willy Wonka.” Adapted from the book, “Charlie and The Chocolate Factory,” by Roald Dahl and from the film, with lyrics and music by Leslie Bri More...

‘Scouting for Food’ drive begins this weekend

Local Boy Scouts will drop off plastic bags for donations of nonperishable food this Sunday, Nov. 1. Food will be collected for the R.I. Community Food Bank on Saturday, Nov. 7. More...

Register for seniors’ trip to New York City

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...

Rounds named All-American swimmer

Elizabeth Rounds of Jamestown was named U.S. Swimming Scholastic All-American for the 2008-09 academic year. Criteria for this recognition are a minimum GPA of 3.5 and at least one qualifying Junior National bonus time standard. More...

Halloween glow sticks for youngsters

Costumed youngsters are invited to visit the Secret Garden while trick or treating in Jamestown this Saturday evening. More...

‘Monster Ball’ at fire station this Saturday

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a “Monster Ball” this Saturday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Jamestown fire station. The event is a partnership between the recreation department, the Jamestown PTO. More...

Concert to benefit Sgt. Watson Medical Fund

A benefit concert for Jamestown Police Detective Sergeant Frank Watson will be held on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. at The Dockside at Waits Wharf in Newport. The event will feature three bands: Garda, Those Guys and Ten-8. More...

Teen Center hosts election day trip

The Jamestown Teen Center will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 3, due to elections. Teens will be going to the Providence Place Mall and Dave and Busters on that day at 1 p.m. The group will return at 8 p.m. Sign up by Friday, Oct. More...

Community Piano Association concert to be held Nov. 8

The Jamestown Community Piano Association will present the second concert of its 2009-2010 season on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 4 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church. More...

‘Lesbians and the Law’ to be held Nov. 4

The R.I. Breast Cancer Coalition and Lawyers for Equality and Diversity will co-sponsor an informational program, The “L” Word: Lesbians and the Law,” on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at 5 p.m. at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Warwick. More...

Farrelly named rookie of the week

Daniel Webster College field hockey player Maeghan Farrelly of Jamestown, a North Kingstown High School graduate, has been honored as rookie of the week by the New England Collegiate Conference. More...

Met School to visit Teen Center

The Met School will visit the Jamestown Teen Center on Wednesday, Nov. 4, from 4 to 5 p.m. The event is part of the “Speakers and Sundaes” series. More...

Island eateries to participate in Newport Restaurant Week

Three island restaurants will participate in Newport’s Restaurant Week Nov. 1 through 8: Bay Voyage, Trattoria Simpatico and Tricia’s Tropi-Grille. All participating restaurants will offer a prix fixe menu during the week. More...