February 18, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Musical duo in concert Sunday

Musicians Jon Campbell and Everett Brown will perform this Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m. More...

‘Hemingway Alive’ performs at library

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

Sea Grant lecture series begins March 4

The R.I. Ocean Special Area Management Plan project will sponsor a four-part 2010 winter-spring lecture series beginning March 4. More...

Delman to serve as chair of Gala

Melanie Delman of Lila Delman Real Estate will serve as chair of this year’s Men Who Make A Difference Gala, an event that benefits the Women’s Resource Center of Newport and Bristol Counties, on Friday, April 30, at the Viking Hotel in More...

Poet to speak at Central Baptist Church

Tom Chandler, poet laureate of Rhode Island emeritus, will speak and read his work during a forum at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 21, at Central Baptist Church. The free event is open to the public. More...

‘Art in miniature’ lecture this Tuesday

The IYRS-MOY five-part Artists and Authors lecture series begins this 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...

Movie matinee today at library

Enjoy a movie matinee at the Jamestown Philomenian Library today, Thursday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m. The library staff picks three movies and the attendees vote on which PG-rated film is shown. More...

Library book group meets Monday

The book discussion group at the Jamestown library will discuss “The Mists of Avalon” by Marion Zimmer Bradley this Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome. More...

CIAA to hold juried Town Hall art exhibit

The Conanicut Island Art Association will hold its next juried art exhibit, “Absolutely Abstract,” at the Jamestown Town Hall. All media will be accepted, including 3D works for the new glass display cabinets. More...

Wind ensemble concert this Sunday

The R.I. Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Robert Franzblau, will present a winter community concert this Sunday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the atrium of the Newport Marriott Hotel. More...

Ruggiero named to House panel focusing on small business

State Rep. Deborah Ruggiero has been appointed to the House Committee on Small Business for the 2010 legislative session. More...

Teen Center to host a night in Newport

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a “Night in Newport” on Friday, March 5. The event will include ice skating at the Sovereign Center and a visit to the arcade at Ryan Family Amusements. More...

Tickets on sale for ‘Tour Rhode Island’ event

The sixth annual Tour Rhode Island, “There’s No Place Like Home” event will be held on Saturday, May 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at various locations throughout the state. More...

St. Michael’s to hold open house Tuesday

St. Michael’s Country Day School will hold an admission open house on Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Submit your art for JAC show

The Jamestown Arts Center will host Collaboration ’10, an installation of art works created by the community. The show will take place from March 5 through March 29 at the Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave. More...