November 19, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Library to host motherhood author

The Friends of the Jamestown library will host Christine Carr, author of “Mother Daze: Tales from the Imperfect Playground,” on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. More...

Jamestown Classic Bike Race to air

The Jamestown Classic Bike Race will air on Cox Sports Channel 3 on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at 12:30 p.m., following a live high school football game, and again at 9:30 p.m. More...

Order homemade pies by tomorrow

Lawn Avenue School eighthgraders are taking orders for home-baked pies to raise money to fund their June trip to Washington, D.C. All orders must be placed by tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 20. More...

Still time to donate to Thanksgiving baskets

If you want to help an island family have a happy Thanksgiving, consider donating to the Salvation Army’s Thanksgiving basket program. More...

Final performances of ‘Willy Wonka’

The Jamestown Community Theatre will perform one more weekend of “Willy Wonka,” the beloved story of a fantastic chocolate factory tour gone awry. Final performances are Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20 and 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22. More...

Bloodmobile to visit McQuade’s on Dec. 14

The Rhode Island Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will host a blood drive on Monday, Dec. 14, from 2 to 6 p.m. at McQuade’s Marketplace. More...

Recreation dept. to sponsor volleyball programs for kids and adults

The Jamestown Recreation Department will sponsor two recreational volleyball programs beginning this month. A youth recreational volleyball league, which began Tuesday, Nov. 17, will run from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lawn Avenue School gym. More...

Page named ‘rookie receptionist’ of the year

Cheryl Page of Jamestown received the “Rookie Receptionist of the Year” award during a recent annual Weight Watchers meeting. More...

Meeting Monday for youth basketball

There will be a meeting for all Jamestown recreation youth basketball volunteers, coaches and parents this Monday, Nov. 23, at 6:30 p.m. at the recreation center. Call Jill at 423-7260 or email jgoldstein@jamestownri.net for more information. More...

‘Charlie Brown’ Thanksgiving Sunday

Don’t miss out on celebrating a “Charlie Brown potluck Thanksgiving” this Sunday, Nov. 22, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Jamestown library. More...

Teen Center to sponsor two trips for teens

Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 20, the Teen Center will close at 6 p.m. so that teens can go to United Skates of America in Rumford. Cost for the trip, which does not include skate rentals, rock climbing, laser tag and other activities, is $10. More...

Students to hold walk for leukemia Saturday

The Lawn Avenue School Student Council will host a “walk for leukemia” this 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...

Redeem bridge tokens for EZPass credits

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority will redeem Newport Pell Bridge tokens until Dec. 31. RITBA replaced the token tollpayment system with EZPass in January, 2009. More...

JSA soccer try-outs to be held this Sunday

The Jamestown Soccer Association has rescheduled its try-outs for the U8 and U10 boys and girls divisions for this Sunday, Nov. 22, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue School fields. More...

Capaldi earns board certification renewal

Philip Capaldi, a Jamestown School teacher, recently achieved renewal of his National Board certification. National Board certification is a voluntary assessment program designed to develop, recognize and retain accomplished teachers. More...