December 24, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

JAC to kick off classes Jan. 9

The Jamestown Arts Center will host community art classes Jan. 9 through April 17 at the Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave. More...

Community piano performance Sunday

Samuel Hollister, an eighthgrader at Jamestown’s Lawn Avenue School, and Dennis Wu of East Greenwich, a senior at Rocky Hill School, will preview their programs for the Music Teachers National Association Eastern Division Competition on Sunday More...

Library book groups to read ‘O Pioneers!’

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown library will discuss “O Pioneers!” by Willa Cather on Monday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Jan. 19, at 1 p.m. More...

Give blood on Jan. 24 at PAC club

The American Legion and the R.I. Blood Center will sponsor a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 24, at the Portuguese American Citizens Club. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

DCYF to host adoption information night

The Department of Children, Youth and Families will host a foster care and adoption information night on Wednesday, Dec. 30, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the DCYF Office at 650 Ten Rod Rd. in North Kingstown. More...

Open recreation hours change

Open recreation time will be held for students in grades four through six at the Jamestown recreation center during school vacation week. Beginning Monday, Dec. 28, through Thursday, Dec. 31, the hours will be noon to 3 p.m. More...

Library to feature ‘Sleeping Beauty’

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will present “Sleeping Beauty,” Charles Perrault’s fairy tale classic adapted by Yorick’s Marionette Theatre, on Wednesday, Dec. 30, at 2 p.m. for children of all ages and their families. More...

CCA announces upcoming performances

On Saturday, Jan. 23, in “South County’s Got Talent,” the Courthouse Center for the Arts will present the best performers and artists from South County in a talent show and competition from 6 to 10 p.m. More...

Jamestown students sworn in at Maine Maritime Academy

Midshipman Eric von Hohenleiten and Midshipman Hadley Neale, both of Jamestown, were recently sworn in as members of the Maine Maritime Academy Regiment of Midshipmen during the college’s annual family weekend in Castine, Maine. More...