December 3, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Youth basketball begins Saturday

The Jamestown Recreation Department will begin its youth basketball program this Saturday, Dec. 5. Boys in grades 4 through 8 will meet at 9 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School gym. Girls in grades 4 through 8 will meet at 9 a.m. More...

‘Mother Daze’ author at library Wednesday

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

BankNewport to collect food donations

Now through Monday, Jan. 4, 2010, all BankNewport and OceanPoint Insurance Agency offices will collect community donations of non-perishable food items for the R.I. Community Food Bank. More...

Holiday boxwood tree workshop at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Philomenian Library will host a workshop on creating your own personalized tabletop boxwood tree for the holidays on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 10 a.m. to noon. More...

Chorus celebrates 60th anniversary

The Jamestown Community Chorus will celebrate its 60th anniversary with an anniversary concert on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Dec. 13, at 3 p.m. at the Jamestown recreation center at 41 Canonicus Ave. More...

Potter League to host candlelight memorial

The Potter League for Animals will hold a candlelight memorial celebration on Wednesday, Dec. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Potter League at 87 Oliphant Ln. in Middletown. Light a candle in memory or honor of an animal that has touched your life. More...

BLMA to hold open house this Sunday

The Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association will hold its annual holiday open house this Sunday, Dec. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the museum. The event will feature gift ideas, refreshments and holiday decorations. 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...

Library winter book sale begins Dec. 8

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will hold a winter book sale in the gallery hallway beginning Tuesday, Dec. 8, when the library opens and continuing through Monday, Dec. 12, during regular library hours. More...

‘Holiday Fun’ event for kids to support 8th grade D.C. trip

On Sunday, Dec. 20, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Jamestown recreation center, the Lawn Avenue School eighth-grade class will host “A Sunday of Holiday Fun” for children in grades 1 through 5. More...

Women’s a capella singing group to debut

Newly formed women’s a capella singing group, Accidental Sisters, will debut this Sunday, Dec. 6, at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Ascension, 390 Pontiac Ave. in Cranston. More...