November 5, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Register now for trip to New York City

Seniors interested in a day trip to New York City on Thursday, Dec. 17, with the Jamestown Police Association should register soon to reserve their place. More...

Jamestown Gallery to host reception

The Jamestown Gallery will celebrate its grand opening with a reception at the new gallery this Saturday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 47 Conanicus Ave. More...

St. Mark K of C to host pasta dinner

St. Mark Knights of Columbus Council 9197 will hold its Primo Pasta Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at St Mark’s Church Hall at 60 Narragansett Ave. More...

JEMS to sponsor blood drive at PAC

Jamestown EMS will sponsor a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 16, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens’ Club on Narragansett Avenue. More...

Remember our veterans this Wednesday

A Veteran’s Day remembrance ceremony will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at Veterans Square at East Ferry. More...

‘Scouting for Food’ bag pick up this Saturday

Local Boy Scouts will collect filled bags of food for the R.I. Community Food Bank this Saturday, Nov. 7, as part of the organization’s annual Scouting for Food drive. More...

Salvation Army requests donations for Thanksgiving baskets

Jamestown’s Salvation Army representatives are requesting food donations to supplement Thanksgiving baskets, along with gift certificates to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. More...

Dec. 31 is last day to redeem bridge tokens

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority will no longer redeem Newport Pell Bridge tokens after Dec. 31. RITBA replaced the token toll-payment system with EZPass in January, 2009. More...

Wind energy committee to hold public workshop on town-owned wind turbines

The Jamestown Wind Energy Committee will hold a public workshop on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. at Jamestown Town Hall to present the results of a feasibility study examining the possibility of erecting one or more town-owned wind turbines. More...

Jamestown Prevention Coalition seeks new members

The Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force has recently changed its name to the Jamestown Prevention Coalition. The contact person for the Prevention Coalition has also changed to Stephanie Nocon. More...

Empty Bowls fundraiser tomorrow

The annual Empty Bowls fundraiser will be held tomorrow, Nov. 6, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Melrose School. Local school children and volunteers have been making and glazing bowls for this event. More...

Garden Club features seasonal arrangements

The Quononoquott Garden Club will sponsor a special holiday program on Monday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

CIAA seeks entries for Town Hall art show

The Conanicut Island Art Association will host “Earth, Air, Fire, & Water,” its next non-juried, allmedium show at the Town Hall gallery. More...

Marionette theatre to perform for preschoolers

On Saturday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. at the Jamestown library, Yoricks Marionette Theatre will present “The Waltzing Alphabet and The Tango of Numbers,” an original production for young children who are learning their letters and numbers. More...

Tickets on sale now for JCT’s ‘Willy Wonka’

Now’s the time to get your tickets for the Jamestown Community Theatre’s production of “Willy Wonka.” This timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his search to find an heir comes to life in this recently released st More...

Piano concert to be held this Sunday

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

Library to host Thanksgiving ‘potluck’

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a special Thanksgiving get-together for children and their families on Sunday, Nov. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Date change to December for free women’s self-defense class

The Jamestown Police Dept. has changed the dates for its free Rape Aggression Defense class. The class will now be offered Dec. 7, 8, 9 and 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Jamestown fire department at 50 Narragansett Ave. More...

Benefit concert for Sgt. Watson to be held tomorrow

A benefit concert for Jamestown Police Detective Sergeant Frank Watson will be held tomorrow, 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...