March 25, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Baptist church to host coffee house Saturday

Central Baptist Church will hold its next coffee house this Saturday, March 27, from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

‘Just ask Roger’ at Jamestown Hardware

Gardening expert Roger Marshall will be on hand at Jamestown Hardware this Saturday, March 27, at 10 a.m. to answer all of your questions about gardening on Conanicut Island. Want to know the best way to start your seeds indoors? Ask Roger. More...

Apply for Community Chorus music award

The Jamestown Community Chorus will offer a $500 Jamestown Community Chorus Music Award. More...

Author to speak at Middletown library

Local author J. Michael Squatrito will discuss his fantasy/adventure series “The Overlords” and his experience as a self-published author this Saturday, March 27, at 3 p.m. at the Middletown Public Library at 700 West Main Rd. More...

Secret Garden hosts open house Sunday

The Secret Garden on Southwest Avenue welcomes spring this Sunday, March 28, with its annual open house. David Urban, owner of the florist and garden center, said the open house is planned from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. More...

Atwater and Donnelly to perform at library

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will present award-winning musical duo Atwater and Donnelly this Sunday, March 28, at 3 p.m. in the library meeting hall. More...

Islander pens book on fiberglass boat repairs

Roger Marshall of Jamestown has written a new book, “Fiberglass Repair Illustrated,” that instructs readers on how to make repairs to a fiberglass boat, and how to finish and paint those repairs. More...

Easter egg hunt at Tennis Hall of Fame

The Easter bunny will hop right into the International Tennis Hall of Fame at 194 Bellevue Ave. in Newport on Saturday, April 3, for an Easter egg hunt through the museum. More...

JAC calls for entries for ‘ART NOW’ show

The Jamestown Arts Center has called for entries for an open juried art exhibition entitled “ART NOW.” The show, which will take place April 9-25 at the Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave., is a fundraiser for the Jamestown Arts Cen More...

Easter egg hunt to be held April 3

The Junior Women’s Club of Jamestown will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3, at 10 a.m. sharp at a new location – the Lawn Avenue School ball fields. More...

DVD sale ongoing at the library

Thanks to a large gift from Jamestown Video Showcase, the Jamestown Philomenian Library has approximately 3,000 DVDs to sell. The videos are selling for $2 each and the library will refund money for any title that fails to play. More...

Register now for Babe Ruth baseball

Registration for Jamestown players who would like to play in the Newport Babe Ruth baseball league is open through March 31. The fee is $80 per player, but a sliding discount scale is available for siblings. More...

Library to host European travel talk

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will present “From Our Camera Lens: Our Adventures through Scotland, Ireland, England, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Belgium and Holland,” a talk with photographs by Valerie Southern this Saturday, Mar More...

Library to screen ‘Il Postino’ tonight

The Friends of the Jamestown Library will offer the final film in its winter film series, “Il Postino (The Postman),” tonight, Thursday, March 25, at 6:45 p.m. More...

Tennis Hall of Fame presents film and panel

On Wednesday, March 31, at 6 p.m. at the International Tennis Hall of Fame and Museum at 194 Bellevue Ave. in Newport, the ITHF will present “Raising a Tennis Player,” a film and discussion for parents. The film will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Community Band concert this Tuesday

The Jamestown Community Band, under the leadership of Bethany Clarke, will perform its spring concert this Tuesday, March 30, at 7 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club in Jamestown. More...

Blood drive at McQuade’s April 12

The Rhode Island Blood Center’s Bloodmobile will hold a blood drive at McQuade’s Marketplace on Monday, April 12, from 2 to 6 p.m. Visit www.ribc.org for more information. More...

Save the Bay camps to return to Jamestown this summer

The Jamestown Education Foundation will once again offer Save the Bay’s acclaimed marine education summer program in Jamestown. This year, two distinct camps designed by Save The Bay for different age groups will be offered. More...

Community Chorus donates CDs to library

The Jamestown Community Chorus has made a donation to the Jamestown Philomenian Library of two CD sets from The Teaching Company’s Great Courses. More...

Schools and JEF offer after-school programs

The Jamestown Education Foundation and the Jamestown School Department will offer a series of after-school programs for all children this spring. More...

Singers to perform Palm Sunday concert

The South County Chamber Singers will present a Palm Sunday concert this Sunday, March 28, at 3 p.m. at St. Francis Church on High Street in Wakefield. Call 783-0943 for more information. More...