December 31, 2009 RSS feed / About Town

Book group to discuss Cather novel

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...

Island bird count rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, the 27th annual Conanicut Island Christmas Bird Count has been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 2. Those interested in taking part should meet at the Jamestown police station at 7:30 a.m. More...

Registration opens for Trinity Rep’s Summer Institute

Trinity Rep will open its doors to boys and girls in grades 5-12 for its Young Actors Summer Institute. The Summer Institute offers students five weeks of study in the fields of acting, playwriting, dance and more. More...

Women’s wilderness weekend Jan. 22

Women’s Wilderness Weekend of RI, a non-profit organization formed to provide weekend get-away opportunities for women to enhance self-development through shared workshops, recreation and fellowship, will hold a Women’s Wilderness Weeken More...

COVE seeks submissions for juried art exhibit

Newport Communities Overcoming ViolencE and the Women’s Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties are asking local artists to submit work for the first “Create Change” juried exhibition, a community wide art show supporting d More...

Contemporary Theater to hold play festival

The Contemporary Theater Company will host its fifth annual 24- hour play festival on Saturday, Jan. 9, at South Kingstown High School, 215 Columbia St. in Wakefield. More...

CIAA announces next Town Hall art show

The Conanicut Island Art Association has announced its next show, “All Photography,” at the Town Hall gallery. Photographs may be dropped off on Thursday, Jan. 7, from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

SELAC to sponsor workshop for parents

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 6:30 p.m. More...

Rocky Hill School to host alumni basketball

Rocky Hill School will host its annual alumni basketball games on Saturday, Jan. 9. All alumni are invited and encouraged to either play or be spectators. The alumnae will play the girls’ varsity team at 10 a.m., followed by the alumni vs. More...

Providence boat show begins Jan. 7

The Providence boat show will open Thursday, Jan. 7, and continue through Sunday, Jan. 10. Exhibits will include powerboats, fresh and salt water fishing gear, technology, engines and electronics. The R.I. More...

Funding available from R.I. Foundation

Nonprofit organizations that support the self-sufficiency and independence of women and girls in Newport County may be eligible for funding assistance from the Miss Swinburne Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. More...