July 22, 2010 RSS feed / About Town

Basketball camp for kids starts Monday

The Jamestown Recreation Dept., along with Eric Bush, will host its annual basketball camp beginning Monday, July 26 through July 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Lawn Avenue School gym. The camp is for children ages 6-13; cost is $30 per child. More...

Free concert this Sunday at East Ferry

Summer music in Jamestown continues this Sunday, July 25, at 6:30 p.m. at East Ferry Memorial Square with Garry Foisy. More...

Photo workshop to begin Aug. 10

Eileen McCarney Muldoon and Cindy Horovitz Wilson will conduct a two-session beginner/intermediate photography workshop at Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave. on Tuesday, Aug. 10 and Aug. 24, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Pick up eighth-grade graduation photos

Eighth-grade graduation photos are now available and may be picked up at the Lawn Avenue School office. Call 423-7010 for more information. More...

‘Walk for Children’ to be held this August

On Sunday, Aug. 15, at 2:30 p.m. More...

Dance for teens July 31

The Jamestown Teen Center will host a teen dance on Saturday, July 31, from 8 to 10 p.m. at the recreation center. Entertainment will be provided by DJ Platz. More...

Free puppet camp at Newport library

The Newport Public Library will host a week-long puppet camp program for children ages 8-12. The camp will run Aug. 2-5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with an evening performance on Friday, Aug. 6. More...

Tribute to WWII veterans planned for August

The R.I. Dept., Reserve Officers Association, and the R.I. Chapter, Association of the U.S. Army, will honor R.I. World War veterans – living and dead – at a tribute on Saturday, Aug. 14, at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. More...

Book signing at library July 27

The Jamestown Historical Society will sponsor a presentation about the newly released history of Jamestown, “Jamestown: A History of Narragansett Bay’s Island Town,” on Tuesday, July 27, at 7 p.m. More...

JEF benefit this Saturday

The Jamestown Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational and cultural enrichment for students in Jamestown, will hold “Under A Rising Moon,” a fundraising benefit this Saturday, July 24, from 6 to More...

Community Chorus to sell raffle tickets

The Jamestown Community Chorus will continue its summer tradition of holding a raffle, the drawing for which will take place at the 21st annual talent show on Thursday, Aug. 19. More...

JAC seeks mirror art for auction

The Jamestown Arts Center invites all artists and art lovers to contribute to the Mirror Auction at its community fundraiser event, PARTY NOW!, on Sept. 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. at 18 Valley Rd. More...

BankNewport launches summer food drive

Now through Aug. 27, all BankNewport locations will collect nonperishable food items that are most needed at the R.I. More...

New yoga classes offered at Beavertail

Three yoga classes are now offered at Beavertail through a collaboration with Innerlight Center for Yoga & Meditation and the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Dept. Classes will be held Mondays at 8:30 a.m., Thursdays at 6:15 a.m. More...

Submit your photos for hospital calendar

South County Hospital invites amateur photographers to submit photographs for its 2011 wall calendar. More...

‘Boat rendezvous’ at Mystic Seaport

Award-winning Express Cruiser Nisca and more than 50 other power and sail vessels will participate in the 35th annual Antique and Classic Boat Rendezvous at Mystic Seaport, this Saturday and Sunday, July 24 and 25. More...