February 11, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Music performance at library on Feb. 21

Musicians Jon Campbell and Everett Brown will perform on Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

JAC seeks entries for community art show

The Jamestown Arts Center is calling for entries for Collaboration ’10, an installation of 12 by 12-inch works of art created by the community. More...

Apply now for military scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for the Naval Station Newport Officer’s Spouses’ Club scholarships. More...

NASS accepting applications for summer 2010

Applications are being accepted Feb. 1 through March 31 for the U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar 2010. More...

Hale scholarship available at Rocky Hill

Rocky Hill School has announced the establishment of the Hale scholarship, which will be awarded based on academic merit and exemplary character for the 2010-2011 academic year. More...

‘Hemingway Alive’ at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will host “Life, Language and the Pursuit of Happiness – Ernest Hemingway Alive!” on Wednesday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. in the library’s meeting hall. More...

EPA honors town wastewater workers

Jamestown’s wastewater treatment facility was recognized recently by the U.S. More...

H1N1 flu and seasonal flu clinics today

Visiting Nurse Services of Newport and Bristol Counties will hold a public H1N1 flu and seasonal flu vaccine clinic for people ages 18 and older from 1 to 4 p.m. today, Thursday, Feb. 11. More...

British film tonight at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will show “Waking Ned Devine” tonight, Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. More...

Apply now for JYC scholarship

The Jamestown Yacht Club annually awards the Joshua Wadsworth Leonard Memorial Sailing Scholarship to an eligible person between the ages of 8 and 14. More...

Recreation center open during school vacation

The Jamestown recreation center will open for special hours next week during school vacation, Feb. 15-20. Open recreation for students in grades 4 to 6 will be Tuesday through Friday from noon to 3 p.m. More...

Blood drive Monday at McQuade’s

The R.I. Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will hold a blood drive this Monday, Feb. 15, from 2 to 6 p.m. at McQuade’s Marketplace. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

Apply soon for law school scholarship

R.I. residents planning to attend law school can apply for the R.I. Bar Foundation’s Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship. More...

Cox Communications announces scholarship

Eligible high school seniors who excel academically, demonstrate a strong community involvement and are interested in pursuing a degree in communications, telecommunications, engineering or technology can now apply for the 2010 Cox Communications sc More...

Library book discussion groups to meet

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown library will discuss “The Mists of Avalon” by Marion Zimmer Bradley on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m. and Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. More...

Dancers to perform ‘Dracula’ at Belcourt Castle

Island Moving Company will perform “Dracula” at Belcourt Castle in Newport this March. More...

IYRS-MOY to kick off ‘Artists and Authors’

The IYRS-MOY five-part Artists and Authors lecture series begins Tuesday, Feb. 23, at 7:30 p.m. with an evening with Lloyd McCaffery at the IYRS Restoration Hall at 449 Thames St. in Newport. More...