May 6, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

CIAA art show reception tonight

An opening reception for the Conanicut Island Art Association’s open juried art show, “Animals, Animals, Animals,” will be held tonight, Thursday, May 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Town Hall Gallery. More...

KidsROCK fundraiser scheduled for May 22

Get your tickets now for the upcoming KidsROCK cocktail party fundraiser, which will be held on Saturday, May 22, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Dragonline Studio at Bull Point in Jamestown. More...

Taxpayers to meet May 10

The next meeting of the Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown will be held this Monday, May 10, at 7 p.m. at the Jamestown Philomenian Library. More...

Junior Women’s Club scholarship deadline

The Junior Women’s Club of Jamestown will accept applications for its two $1,000 scholarships until Wednesday, May 12. Applicants must be high school seniors and Jamestown residents who are planning to continue their education. More...

Wolf to speak at Abbey commencement

Portsmouth Abbey School Headmaster Dr. James DeVecchi has announced that the Right Reverend Notker Wolf, O.S.B., the abbot primate of the worldwide Benedictine Confederation, will be the school’s 80th commencement speaker. More...

Community Theatre to award scholarship

The Jamestown Community Theatre will present two $1,000 awards to graduating seniors for achievement in theater and performing arts. More...

Turn in your tokens by May 15

The R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority is putting out the call for one last chance to redeem Newport Pell Bridge tokens. More...

Dwight Smith art exhibit opens at library

A retrospective of the art of Dwight S. Smith is now on display in the meeting room and entryway of the Jamestown Philomenian Library through July 31. More...

Community piano concert this Sunday

Manabu Takasawa, internationally known pianist and music scholar, will present the final concert of the Jamestown Community Piano Association’s 2009-2010 season this Sunday, May 9, at 4 p.m. at St. More...

‘Flying Kites’ open house this Saturday

An open house event for the non-profit Flying Kites program will be held this Saturday, May 8, from 9 a.m. to noon at 53 Conanicus Ave. in Jamestown. Brothers Jared and Joshua Furtado will climb Mt. More...

Garden club to meet Monday

The Quononoquott Garden Club will hold its next meeting this Monday, May 10, at 10 a.m. at the home of Jill Meyer. Come ready to “play in the dirt” as we prepare for the May 22 plant sale. More...

Library closed Sunday

The Jamestown library will be closed this Sunday, May 9. Also, Sunday, May 30, will be the last Sunday that the library will be open until next September. Summer Saturday hours will begin Saturday, June 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

SELAC to host social skills workshop

On Tuesday, May 11, the Jamestown Special Education Local Advisory Committee will present “Social Skills At Home and At School: A Workshop for Parents” at 6:30 p.m. in the Melrose School music room. More...