March 11, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

CIAA show opens tonight at Town Hall

Don’t miss the opening reception for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s latest Town Hall exhibition, “Absolutely Abstract,” tonight, Thursday, March 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Gallery. More...

Baptist church to hold St. Paddy’s celebration

Corned beef, cabbage and Irish music will highlight a St. Paddy’s celebration tomorrow, Friday, March 12, at Central Baptist Church. A traditional Irish dinner will be served at 6 p.m. More...

Free dance class for girls tomorrow night

Child & Family’s Ophelia Programs will present “A Night of Thrill Learning Thriller” tomorrow, Friday, March 12, at the Child & Family Community Center at 31 John Clarke Rd. in Middletown. More...

Library to host gardening program

Jamestown Press gardening columnist and local author Roger Marshall will present “Grow Your Own Garden This Year” on Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Teen Center pasta dinner next Thursday

The Teen Center’s Youth Advisory Board will host its second annual pasta dinner on Thursday, March 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Senior Center at 6 West St. More...

Book groups to discuss ‘Benjamin Franklin’

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown library will discuss “Benjamin Franklin” by Edmund S. Morgan on Tuesday, March 16, at 1 p.m. and Monday, March 15, at 7 p.m. New members are always welcome. More...

Junior Women’s Club offers scholarships to island students

The Junior Women’s Club of Jamestown is now taking applications for its two $1,000 annual scholarships. Applicants must be high school seniors and residents of Jamestown who are planning to continue their education. More...

Film tonight at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will show the next film in its winter series tonight, Thursday, March 11, at 6:45 p.m. More...

Pomona Grange to meet Saturday

The regular meeting of the Newport County Pomona Grange will be held at Conanicut Grange, 6 West St. in Jamestown, this Saturday, March 13. The meeting will include a potluck dinner at 1 p.m. and the meeting at 2 p.m. More...

Fire dept. will hold spaghetti fundraiser

The Jamestown fire dept. will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, April 24, to benefit a kitchen remodel at the station. The dinner, which will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. More...

Greene School information meeting

An informational meeting about the Greene School, a new environmental education charter high school, will be held this Tuesday, March 16, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown community center. More...

Time springs ahead this Sunday

Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead by one hour when you go to bed this Saturday night. Time springs ahead by one hour on Sunday, March 14, as part of daylight time. More...

PTO to host PawSox night

The Jamestown PTO will host a family outing to a PawSox game on Friday, May 14, at 7:05 p.m. at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. Box seat tickets are $11 each. Completed registration forms and checks are due by March 19. More...

N.E. Tech to register students this Sunday

New England Institute of Technology will host a new student registration day for spring 2010 this Sunday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Center for the Technologies at 2480 Post Rd. in Warwick. More...

Community piano concert to feature Hutchins

Eileen Hutchins, well-known concert pianist and member of the piano faculty at the Longy School Conservatory, will perform at the third concert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association’s 2009-2010 season on Sunday, March 21, at 4 p.m. More...