November 12, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Estes/Twombly designs featured in new book

The work of Jamestown architects Jim Estes and Peter Twombly of Estes/Twombly Architects is featured in Yankee Modern: The Houses of Estes/Twombly, a new book by Princeton Architectural Press. More...

Blood drive at PAC club this Monday

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

Drop off entries today for CIAA’s art show

Artists who would like to submit work for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s “Earth, Air, Fire, & Water,” its next non-juried, allmedium show at the Town Hall gallery, should drop work off today, Nov. More...

Marionettes to perform for preschoolers

This 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...

Homemade pie sales to raise funds for trip

Lawn Avenue School eighthgraders are taking orders for homebaked pies to raise money to fund their June trip to Washington, D.C. More...

Free women’s self-defense class to be offered

The Jamestown Police Department will offer a free Rape Aggression Defense class on Dec. 7, 8, 9 and 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Jamestown fire department at 50 Narragansett Ave. More...

Teen Task Force to be formed

The Jamestown Teen Center, the Jamestown Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force and the Student Assistance Program at Lawn Avenue School are starting a Teen Task Force, which will meet on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Teen Center. More...

Lawn Student Council to walk for leukemia

The Lawn Avenue School Student Council will host a “walk for leukemia” on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 10 a.m. The walk begins and ends at the Melrose School playground. All donations will benefit the Leukemia Fund. More...

Lutheran church to host country bazaar

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Newport will host its annual oldfashioned country bazaar at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Nov. 14. More...

Library to host Thanksgiving potluck

Pass the popcorn and toast – the Friends of the Jamestown Library will host a special “Charlie Brown potluck Thanksgiving” for children and their families on Sunday, Nov. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. More...

Healthcare forum tonight at Baptist church

Three experts will weigh in on the challenge of healthcare reform during the first in a series of community conversations sponsored by Central Baptist Church. The program is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12. More...

St. Mark K of C to host pasta dinner Saturday

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

Teen Center to posts upcoming activities

The Jamestown Teen Center will sponsor a number of events for island teens this week and next: More...

Taste of Newport fundraiser to be held Nov. 15

Child and Family’s 26th annual Taste of Newport will be held this Sunday, Nov. 15, at the Hyatt Regency on Goat Island. The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. More...

Salvation Army requests donations

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