July 1, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Clarke School to hold golf tournament

The PTO of Monsignor Matthew F. Clarke School invites area golfers to join the MCS Open to be held July 12 at Quidnesset Country Club in North Kingstown. Registration begins at 7 a.m. More...

Audition for JCT’s ‘Cinderella’ production

The Jamestown Community Theatre will hold auditions for its November production of Rogers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. Performances will be the weekends of Nov. 12 and Nov. 19. More...

Jamestown Gallery to host reception Friday

The Jamestown Gallery will open its July exhibition with a wine and cheese reception tomorrow, Friday, July 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave. The event will feature acoustic music by Matt and Judy Bolles. More...

Library closed for holiday weekend

The Jamestown Philomenian Library will be closed in honor of the Fourth of July on July 3, 4 and 5. The library’s regular hours are Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Islanders inducted into National Honor Society

Three Jamestown students from Monsignor Matthew Clarke Catholic Regional School were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society during a ceremony held recently at the school. More...

Fireworks cruise with the taxpayers July 3

The Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown will host a fireworks cruise onboard “The Catherine,” departing at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 3, from Conanicut Marina. More...

Book sale begins July 8

The annual book sale at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will begin Thursday, July 8, with a paid preview from 7 to 9 p.m. The sale runs through July 23 during regular library hours. More...

Meet Republican candidates tonight

The Jamestown Republican Town Committee will hold a “meet your candidates” event tonight, Thursday, July 1, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Portuguese American Citizens Club. More...

‘Mr. Steve’ to open children’s festival July 2

Theatre By The Sea’s 2010 Children’s festival will open with SteveSongs on Friday, July 2, at 10 a.m. and noon. More...

Learn to fly a kite at Ft. Getty

The Jamestown Philomenian Library invites school-age children and their caretakers to a kite-making workshop on Wednesday, July 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ft. Getty. Gary Engvall, American Kitefliers Association president, will present. More...

America’s Cup trophy in Newport today

BMW ORACLE Racing, winner in February of the 33rd America’s Cup, will return to Newport today as part of its U.S. victory tour. More...

Book discussion groups to meet

The book discussion groups at the Jamestown Philomenian Library will meet on Monday, July 19, at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, July 20, at 1 p.m. The group’s final book of this series will be “Brooklyn” by Colm Toibin. More...